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|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6/3/15: Service Opportunity
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|Bookflurries-Bookchat: Stars, Our Daily Kos Writers
|Spotlight on green news & views: Bonn climate meet begins; oil and water do mix; divestment spreads
See Walter Einenkel's post on why these creatures are rapidly dying. Many environmentally related posts appearing at ...
My third diary In algebra - which means restoration as it is derived from latin and arabic - there is, like logic, an act which maintains all properties of form when replacing the substance of an ...
|EPI research: Young women newly graduated from college earn much less than their male counterparts
Nearly four years ago, two researchers at the American Association of University Women researched and wrote Graduating to a Pay Gap . The two, Christianne Corbett and ...
|Disgraced head of religious right (and Duggars' cult) pens insane statement, deletes it
Hi, I'm Bill, I'm a narcissist You might remember Bill Gothard for his connection to the Duggars . Of course ...
|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!
|Scientific Method Fails in Florida
The real crime is not testing the range of his jamming device and limiting its effect to his classroom, much like many restaurants, but of course it's against the law, but legal in Ukraine schools,
|Hellraisers Journal: Walsh Places Blame for Ludlow Disaster on Shoulders of John D. Rockefeller Jr.
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Thursday ...
|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 ...
|Hillary Clinton allies plan lawsuits to fight voter suppression
Maggie Haberman and Amy Chozick at The New York Times report : The Democrats began last month with lawsuits filed in Ohio and Wisconsin, presidential ...
|Lincoln Chafee announces he's running for president
The Democratic side of 2016's run for the presidency has ...
|History of the Antiquities Act- Part 2- First monuments and Western backlash
This is the second part of my diary series on the History of the Antiquities Act. Part 1 can be found at the link below http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/26/1387712/-History-of-the-Antiquities-...
|HOW TO CONTACT EXTRA TERRESTRIALS
There are many entities of varying age, technological and spiritual development in the universe. The older and more more advanced entities have the technology to move between dimensions and use that ...
|Zephyr Teachout Is Doing Something Awesome In New York
|God is Calling His People Home
I have a history of ministers in my bloodline, but not as extensively as, say, Martin Luther King, Jr., who was a fourth-generation preacher. My great-great-great-grandfather John Jackson Camp was a ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Maybe space based weapons really want to destroy Richmond California
Democracy does have some negative policy externalities and perhaps the drought is having a mass effect on some otherwise quite progressive towns at the intersection of oil refineries and a ...
|RIP Jean Ritchie
Yesterday we lost one of Appalachia's most influential voices, Jean Ritchie. Jean Ritchie was born in Viper Kentucky on December 8, 1922, the youngest of fourteen children. Jean Ritchie graduated ...
|Father & Daughter Team Up To Block One Of The Most Restrictive Abortion Bans Yet||Leslie Salzillo||06/03/2015||64|
|Morning Open Thread - Iconic Mary Ellen Mark
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 7:00 am Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel free to ...
|Joy of Fishes||06/03/2015||35|
|I See Said The Hammer to The Saw
This is one reason why I don't write science much. And why the bulk of my work is secured. 1. it took conventional science 10 years just to prove Pauli's theory. 2. And so far all conventional ...
|Quilt-chemo-babble and a Song
Yesterday, I was gently wrapped in the quilt that Sara R and Winglion created from the kindness of Kossacks. With IV needles and tubes arrayed, I settled into a volume of W. S. Merwin while Ms. ...
|Musings of a Jail Visitor
For the past three years I have volunteered with a local charity to visit people in jail. We visit people who are in the county's main jail awaiting trial. Most have not been convicted yet of the ...
|public health matters||06/03/2015||14|
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Republican attacks on the EPA
A feature of the New Conservatism is a pathological anti environmentalism. This was not always so. many of the early conservationists were Republicans. Even ten years ago Sen McCain and Sen Graham ...
|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 ...
|When GOP Gov. Pat McCrory Did The Right Thing
Republican Governor Pat McCrory did the right thing -- and in so doing showed the way for conservative Christian Republicans in the age of marriage equality. McCrory not only vetoed a North ...
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 ...
|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 ...
|#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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Shoot first & take no chances when Minority Report is on the job
You just never know when the next blasphemy drawing competition will provoke someone under surveillance, so one should be proactive just in case you don't have enough evidence, or a third " Precog "
|Creflo Dollar's Board Purchases $65 Million Jet Because God Said To
Creflo Dollar's board is purchasing a $65 million jet because God told them to. Apparently, it must be a different Jesus from the Bible since the Jesus of the Bible commanded us to live simply. ...
|Indigo Kalliope: Poems from the Left: June's 1st Tuesday & a Memoriam
It occurred to me that perhaps I sometimes use composing under the gun as a way to force concision in my writing. Probably not the best way to go about it, but it works passably, I suppose. I had ...
|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|
|Moss (Photo Diary): Street Prophets Coffee Hour
Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what’s happening in our lives, what we’ve been working on, and our opinions on ...
|School lunch room manager fired for giving out food to children without lunch money
Della Curry—doesn't believe in bootstraps Della Curry is now the former kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora, Colorado. Last week she was fired for giving out school ...
|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-
|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 ...
|Midday open thread: NTSB releases Amtrak report; flowers in the potholes protests; 0.01% taxpayers
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Facetime fools :
|Five US civilian passenger flights swatted today
So was this recent bit ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Haywood on sabotage: "That is what the capitalist class practices every day."
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
|Guantánamo Bay prisoner: CIA used sexual abuse and other torture not included in Senate report
Majid Khan has been in U.S. custody since 2003. His name is Majid Khan. Born in Pakistan, he is a legal resident of the United States, having lived in Maryland and graduated from a Baltimore ...
|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 ...
This is a letter to the editor I wrote back in September 2004. Unfortunately it's still pertinent. Head below the orange thingy to read it.
|TSA fails to detect airport weapons and explosives in 67 of 70 tests
Oops? While most of ...
|The Daily Bucket - an otter daily bucket
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
|North Carolina Respects Women (?)
Well it seems that North Carolina and the Tar Heel Teabilly Taliban want to join the ranks of the "government in women's private parts club" by joining of the likes of ...
|The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Red Sky at Morning Tuesdays"
"Red Sky at Morning Tuesdays" on The After Show means only one thing, it's Tuesday. You've been warned. After failing 30 years ago as a lawyer for the Reagan Administration, Chief Justice John ...
|Atheist/Secular Group Works to Secure the Safety of Humanist Activist Taslima Nasrin
Taslima Nasrin is a Humanist Activist who was facing death threats from the same Al-Qaeda-linked extremists who have claimed responsibility for the assassination of three other Bangladeshi ...
|and can we finally blame the GOP obstructionism for something
So the former DHS/TSA heads get lucrative private sector jobs, the minimum wage workers cop stuff like tablets out of your bags, and the delays in approving agency heads and funding by an ...
|IAN: Tuesday, June 2, 2015: Penitentes or Penitentes? You Decide.
One thing leads to another. . . wasn't there a song about that? Tuesday! A day to make strange connections. . .
|Can We Pull it Together, DKos? We Have the Contested Dem Primary We've Been Asking For
Now that the Democratic primaries now include at least three major players: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O'Malley, and likely one or two more decent candidates before we're through, ...
|Open thread for night owls. Anthony Russo: a whistleblower on torture who should not be forgotten
When the news first came out that the United States had tortured suspected terrorists, there were three responses: Some Americans said, good, they deserved it; some were shocked and appalled; some ...
|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,
|$10 Million Spidey Hole Senses at Zero Dark Thirty
The ideal solution for his GoFundMe campaign is to open a pizza parlor that only caters to straight weddings in Indiana or raffles of AR-!5 rifles for unlicensed plumbers in Ohio. But in a world ...
|How to categorize myself
How to categorize myself In the past few months I’ve run into somewhat of a quandary and it has to do with what to label myself. I would simply call myself an ...
|Who saw THAT coming? Phoenix mosque protest organizer sets up GoFundMe account
See a pattern here? Do or say something that's batshit crazily offensive, like refusing to serve pizza to a gay couple, then complain when the not-insane world says nasty things about you and ...
|Cruz "The world is literally on fire!"
Cruz appeared at the million dollar Massachusetts home of convicted tax cheat and Republican Rep, Jimmy Lyons. Lyons is a Tea Party darling, an anti-abortion extremist, and his wife is a sidewalk ...
|Midday open thread: Dissing Charles Darwin; celebrating Jeff Davis; trying BP executive
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Privacy talk :
|Scott Walker not looking for rape or incest exemptions in Wisconsin 20-week abortion ban
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Last fall, as he campaigned for re-election as governor of ...
|Conservative hero Cliven Bundy is back, and still talking about black people
The hero of Fox News speaks ...
|The Daily Bucket - more Turneffe atoll birds
No bucket out today, so I will let fly a few more birds from my tropical vacation backyard that I assembled when looking through my pics a while back. Hope you enjoy! Please fill the bucket with ...
|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 ...
|Meet 'Dem' John Delaney, bidding to be the next Joe Lieberman
Rep. John Delaney (D-Doofus) Holy crap this guy is a doofus.
|What a Paulista - Clintonista digital campaign battle might look like
Of course the idiots at Fortune don't know the states where certain small colleges are located. Fortunately, HRC will most likely not have to battle the Paulista infowarriors in 2016.
|Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Metaphor Mondays"
It's "Metaphor Monday" on The After Show. This is the day when we call things what they are. No Similes allowed. Nope. Not today. Kentucky police shipped a mentally ill inmate to Florida by ...
|The Presidential Campaign Websites: Still Waiting on Hillary
I remember when the internet was still young, official Presidential campaign websites were all over the place. As were most official websites, back then. Now that the year is 2015, though, there ...
|On The Path - 101
I realize that everyone is "much" smarter than I am. That everyone here knows so much more than I do. That everyone here is so much more important than I am. And for those of you who feel or think ...
|The Justice Department on Netroots Radio Presents: "Standing By The Water Thanking It"
|Congratulations Class of 2015!
|A Photo a Day: The Month of May
This is my fourth DKos installment of a Flickr 365 Flickr project. It began on New Year's Day and I've made it through May with at least one photo from each day. A retirement exercise where I put in ...
|May White House Photo Diary
May 2015 Celebrating another month of incredible work from the White House Photographers. A look inside the White House for the months of May. All photographs were taken by the White House ...
|Why is the Religious Right's beliefs more important than mine ?
What the heck happened to the right's views that big government is bad ? You hear them repeatedly railing against government regulations of corporations and railing against all these taxes on the ...
|This Week in the War on Women, May 24-30, 2015: Climate Change, No Chocolate!?! And Other Calamities
I have recently learned that climate change will be MUCH worse than previously thought: It is already affecting chocolate! That's right, the elixir that gives guys a fighting chance is already 25% ...
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