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Kitchen Table Kibitzing 6/3/15: Service Opportunity
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
Pam from Calif 06/03/2015 24
Bookflurries-Bookchat: Stars, Our Daily Kos Writers
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don’t have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us. Ten years ago, on ...
cfk 06/03/2015 18
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 13
Algebraic Politics
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 ...
Politcal Alchemist 06/03/2015 1
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 30
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 ...
Walter Einenkel 06/03/2015 10
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 43
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,
annieli 06/03/2015 28
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 ...
JayRaye 06/03/2015 4
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 40
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 58
Lincoln Chafee announces he's running for president
The Democratic side of 2016's run for the presidency has ...
Hunter 06/03/2015 101
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
MorrellWI1983 06/03/2015 12
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 ...
cbravo 06/03/2015 122
Zephyr Teachout Is Doing Something Awesome In New York
( x-posted from The Albany Project ) It's easy to get jaded about things in New York sometimes. The seemingly endless parade ...
lipris 06/03/2015 35
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 ...
cabaretic 06/03/2015 11
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 48
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
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 ...
annieli 06/03/2015 14
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 ...
murrayewv 06/03/2015 22
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 ...
nicolemaschke 06/03/2015 23
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. ...
ruleoflaw 06/03/2015 14
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 ...
James Wells 06/02/2015 24
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
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 ...
cuddytom 06/02/2015 19
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 ...
Teacherman1978 06/02/2015 14
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 ...
Frederick Clarkson 06/02/2015 54
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 5
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 23
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
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 39
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 "
annieli 06/02/2015 8
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. ...
Eternal Hope 06/02/2015 35
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 ...
Kit RMP 06/02/2015 7
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 ...
Ojibwa 06/02/2015 8
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 ...
Walter Einenkel 06/02/2015 351
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 246
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
Five US civilian passenger flights swatted today
So was this recent bit ...
annieli 06/02/2015 21
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 ...
JayRaye 06/02/2015 9
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 77
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 233
Whose Choice
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.
bfitzinAR 06/02/2015 53
TSA fails to detect airport weapons and explosives in 67 of 70 tests
Oops? While most of ...
Hunter 06/02/2015 90
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......
OceanDiver 06/02/2015 69
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 ...
LamontCranston 06/02/2015 6
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 ...
justiceputnam 06/02/2015 1
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 ...
pierre9045 06/02/2015 4
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 ...
annieli 06/02/2015 9
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. . .
ejoanna 06/01/2015 19
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, ...
pierre9045 06/01/2015 39
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 ...
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 36
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
$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 ...
annieli 06/01/2015 15
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 ...
antoon 06/01/2015 10
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 ...
Mother Mags 06/01/2015 62
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 ...
MethuenProgressive 06/01/2015 32
Midday open thread: Dissing Charles Darwin; celebrating Jeff Davis; trying BP executive
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Privacy talk :
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 44
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 ...
Laura Clawson 06/01/2015 48
Conservative hero Cliven Bundy is back, and still talking about black people
The hero of Fox News speaks ...
Hunter 06/01/2015 87
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 ...
OceanDiver 06/01/2015 47
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
Meet 'Dem' John Delaney, bidding to be the next Joe Lieberman
Rep. John Delaney (D-Doofus) Holy crap this guy is a doofus.
kos 06/01/2015 142
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.
annieli 06/01/2015 4
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 ...
justiceputnam 06/01/2015 1
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 ...
pierre9045 06/01/2015 21
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 ...
nicolemaschke 06/01/2015 16
The Justice Department on Netroots Radio Presents: "Standing By The Water Thanking It"
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justiceputnam 05/31/2015 1
Congratulations Class of 2015!
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justiceputnam 05/31/2015 1
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 ...
Eddie C 05/31/2015 23
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 ...
bsegel 05/31/2015 7
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 ...
funtony47 05/31/2015 22
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% ...
elenacarlena 05/30/2015 110

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