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|Top Comments: CHKDSK Edition
|Research Rewind: Forward, Boy Commandos!
|This week at progressive state blogs: Lynch and the power of black women, SD polygamists seek water
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a ...
|This Week in the War on Women
The big news: Nigerian army [http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/28/us-nigeria-violence-rescue-idUSKBN0NJ2FK20150428?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter rescued 293 women and girls] ...
|Tara the Antisocial Social Worker||05/02/2015||22|
|Teachers' Lounge: Reading Suggestions
This past semester I have been teaching a class that introduces students to Interdisciplinary Studies in preparation for them proposing their own interdisciplinary major. There are generally two ...
|This week in the war on workers: Death on the job
This week, in honor of Workers Memorial Day, the AFL-CIO released its Death on the Job report. Some facts: In ...
| Utah school selects transgender prom queen
Students at the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts selected Maka Brown for their prom queen last weekend. Maka is believed to be the first transgender student to be so honored. Maka is a ...
|Spotlight on green news & views: Super El Niño forms, oil & gas drilling damage, wind power soars
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, one of the strongest storms ever in the region.
|Saying "Hello" on the Telephone: Street Prophets Saturday
Think back about the past few days. How many times did you say “hello”? The word “hello” comes from nautical English: “hallo” or “halloa” was a form of address used by sailors ...
|(sic) = sic erat scriptum, "thus was it written" - or: "Yo G, that Thug (sic)!"
But nevertheless, thug is an interesting word, and to the extent that we need to be able to hear it as more than some antique, static, dictionary definition, then I think that that's part of the ...
|Victory for yet another Successful DK Wildcat Strike!
The Wildcat Strike is over! The GOS is back spreading disinformation and chaos among RWNJs. With the defeat of communist thugs attempting to implement DK3 and dry server blades at the Ground ...
|You Can't Read That!
You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups. YCRT! Banned Book News I linked to an earlier story on this in a previous YCRT! diary, but here's more ...
|Cartoon: Animal Nuz #249 - Bending Towards Justice Edition||ericlewis0||05/02/2015||81|
|Obama touts education programs in weekly address
In a global economy, we’ve got to help ensure that everyone, of every age, in every zip code—urban and rural—has the chance to learn the skills that lead directly to a good job. President ...
The story you are about to read is true. The names have not been changed to protect the innocent... O n a cold, clear afternoon at Edwards Air Force Base, another flight test for evaluating the ...
|STEM For the Classroom||05/02/2015||15|
|Open thread for night owls: FAIR takes on economist pundit who disappeared economist critics of TPP
At Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, Jim Naureckaswrites NYT Lets Economic Pundit Disappear TPP’s Economist Critics : The New York Times (4/24/15) handed its readers an exploding cigar this ...
|Top Comments: Non-Story Story of the Week Edition||Chrislove||05/01/2015||44|
|How To Read A Seismic Hazard Map
Now that the USGS has preliminary come up with a way to quantify the short term hazard of potentially induced earthquakes it’s important to know what these maps are and mean.
|Books Go Boom! Dai Sijie's 'Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress'
This book review is slightly long - but I crammed it full of thought, feeling, experience and imagination. Then I lovingly planished the prose until it flowed smoothly. This diary has sandpipers vs.
|Fox News reporter(sic) 's fee-fees severely damaged in confrontation with Al Sharpton
A Fox News Reporter got shoved by someone in Baltimore but at no point was shoved into the back of a paddy-wagon for a "rough ride". Fox News reporter Leland Vittert reported yesterday that law ...
|She’s Not New to This Fight Ya Know
I've always loved Bernie Sanders’ passion for trying to do the right thing by working families. But I'm getting mighty tired of the way a handful of folks (mostly on my facebook feed) are ...
|Hallmark jerks tears for Mother's Day
Hallmark has a new campaign for Mother's Day, #PutYourHeartToPaper Alex, a transgender man, begins with this: My mom is the most light, bright, positive person I have ever met in my life, and that'...
|Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
The Who — Won't Get Fooled Again (1971)
|Cartoon: Trans-Pacific speculation
Click to enlarge. The portions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership that have ...
|Facundo - Civilización y Barbarie! Another Wildcat Strike of DK at 8am PT Saturday May 2
Due to an impending invasion of ...
|Black Kos, Week In Review
Commentary: African American Scientists and Inventors by Black Kos Editor, Sephius1 John P. Parker (1827 – February 4, 1900) was an African-American abolitionist, inventor, iron moulder and ...
|Baltimore's curfew hits service workers and small businesses hard
If you work something close to a 9-5 schedule, a 10 p.m. ...
|DOT issues oil-train rules. Industry objects. Other critics say rules too weak and deadline too slow
Oil train derailment Feb. 15 near Mount Carbon, West Virginia. The Obama ...
|Midday open thread: Tesla home battery unveiled, 1 in 6 species at risk, where's Aaron Schock?
On Saturday at 8 AM PT, the tech team will be moving Daily Kos from its current web host to Amazon's Web Services. We'll be taking the site down for an estimated one to three hours while we move our ...
|What's going on with Beau Biden?
Possible Delaware gubernatorial candidate ...
|Meet the vulnerable Republican the NRCC won't protect
Iowa Republican Rep. Rod Blum and friend On Friday, the NRCC added eight more members to ...
|Where are the New York Times and Washington Post reports on 'Clinton Cash' errors?
What do you know. The New York Times ...
|Museums 101: British Motorcycles in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
The LeMay—America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington includes a collection of motorcycles. ...
|House Benghazi czar details his conditions for not looking through Hillary Clinton's email server
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) Hmm. Hmmmm. Rep. Trey Gowdy, the chair of the House Benghazi Committee, ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Bisbee, NYC, Dallas & EPIC Glacier Meet-up Info — blue jersey mom Visits SF
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|Jeb Bush: 'I'm a total nerd' for racism with a scientific veneer
Jeb Bush ...
|Is it a UK parliamentary constituency or a Game of Thrones location?
Messrs. Sturgeon, Miliband, Cameron, Clegg, Lannister, and Lannister Two important things are currently going on, for fans of complex, impenetrable stories about people with impressively highbrow-...
Remember a couple years ago, when Obama said we’d shape up his drone program and achieve “ near certainty ” that civilians wouldn’t be killed and ...
|Clinton campaign knocks Republican effort to block D.C. anti-discrimination law
House Republicans voted Thursday to block a Washington, D....
|Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/1
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|Books In My Life: The Lure of Murder
The other day, I was perusing our Netflix watchlist for movies to stream as well as the Recently Watched list and then all the Because You Watched This, You Might Like This suggestions, and I turned ...
|Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The man who almost beat Mike Pence is back for round two
Democrat John Gregg, who lost to Mike Pence 50-47 in 2012, is back for a rematch Leading Off : • IN-Gov : On Thursday, former state House Speaker and 2012 Democratic nominee John ...
|Geert Wilders. An ill wind blowin' to Texas
Geert Wilders, heads the far-right Party for Freedom (PVV) in The Netherlands At the invitation of Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), and Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), one of the most divisive bigots in ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/01/2015||62|
|Open thread for night owls: A condensed look at what Bernie Sanders thinks on some issues
What Bernie Sanders thinks , as compiled by Andrew Prokip at Vox. I've included paragraphs on five subjects, with only subheads for the rest: Move to a single-payer health care system The ...
|Top Comments: The Sound and the Fury
But First, A Word From Our ...
|Write On! Cheez-Its and Genre
Hello, writers. Write On! has returned now to the 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific timeslot that we had previously. I hope that will be more convenient for the West Coast folks. I mentioned last week ...
|Data diving at Pew
Apparently Pew Research Center didn't want to be left behind in the transgender race, so Sara Kehaulani Goo dug up a survey from 2013 and spelunked in the data contained therein. The online survey ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest: Port truck drivers explain why they're striking
Here's more on the strike. In other news: University of Chicago nurses narrowly avert a strike . Here are all the ...
|Cartoon: Freedom of speech is absolute, but...
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|Self-publishing 101: How and why to copyright your book
I just received my official copyright notice so I thought I'd take a minute today to talk about copyrighting. The process itself is relatively easy but some of the questions along the way were a ...
|Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, suddenly (and unexpectedly) vulnerable, gets his first Democratic opponent
Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence On Thursday, former state House Speaker and 2012 Democratic nominee John Gregg announced that he would seek a rematch with Republican Gov. Mike ...
|Screw $10.10, Democrats now pushing for a $12 minimum wage
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) ...
|Indians 201: Wodziwob's Ghost Dance
During the nineteenth century there were a number of religious movements that developed among diverse Indian tribes. One of these, called the Ghost Dance by non-Indians, arose among the Paiute in ...
|Air-Minded: Planes of Fame Photoblog
During a recent motorcycle trip, I visited the Planes of Fame Museum in Valle, Arizona . The main Planes of Fame Museum is located in Chino, California ; the Arizona adjunct is what I would describe ...
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