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Passenger plane with 295 people shot down over Eastern Ukraine
There are confirmed reports that Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 (Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur) just went down over the region of the civil war in Eastern Ukraine. The plane was likely shot down. There are ...
kalmoth 07/17/2014 13 16 - -
Breaking: bloodshed and worse in Ukraine
40+ people dead in Odessa (mostly pro-Russian activists, and at least some of them burned alive), helicopters shot down over Slavyansk, casualties during the storm of Kramatorsk. Links below the ...
kalmoth 05/02/2014 85 34 1 -
Dear United States, not everything in the world is about YOU...
Several contributors here wrote diaries about neocon involvement in the events in Ukraine. These diaries share two common misconceptions, and both of these misconceptions are glaringly conspiracy-...
kalmoth 03/08/2014 333 228 8 -
Breaking: disturbing developments in Crimea
There are recent rumors that part of the Crimea (a Ukrainian province) is now under control of Russian military. I am trying to piece together what's going on from Ukrainian news... and Russian, and ...
kalmoth 02/28/2014 292 84 - -
BREAKING!!!! Daily Kos under ZOMBIE TROLL ATTACK!11! z0mg
In the last half hour or so, it appears that somebody created a tag team of six (perhaps more) zombies, and set them loose in the epic meta thread launched by Kos. It also appears that said zombies ...
kalmoth 02/25/2014 110 30 2 -
This troll's nose looks like a gorilla!
Legitimate issues are raised, but there is also a bunch of stuff that's just over the top - hilariously and sadly at the same time.
kalmoth 11/28/2013 64 13 - -
"North Colorado" to secede?
It's not from The Onion , it's for real. Weld County in Northern Colorado has put a vote on the ballot this November to secede from Colorado and to "pursue becoming the 51st state of the United ...
kalmoth 08/20/2013 64 5 - -
TTFN
There's just too much stuff going on at this site that I have no desire to be a party to, sorry: the virtual pie fights where people try to score cheap points over a real tragedy, the internet tough-...
kalmoth 12/15/2012 51 22 - -
VERY good news from the Middle East?
Avigdor Lieberman, the Foreign Minister of Israel, is finally forced to resign after being haunted for years by financial scandals and accusations of money laundering, bribery, and so on. Why it ...
kalmoth 12/14/2012 18 6 - -
Regarding trolls and paid shills...
This post is about a major breaking scandal - several prominent bloggers have just been revealed to be paid trolls ... Background and breaking news - below the squiggly.
kalmoth 02/06/2012 88 73 1 1189
Susan G. Komen Facebook page - they sure are busy cleaning it up...
...and STILL cannot keep up with the negative feedback. Here's a little sampling...
kalmoth 02/02/2012 13 23 - 299
Fukushima nuclear plant: COLD SHUTDOWN.
According to Japan's Prime Minister, the crippled reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have been ...
kalmoth 12/16/2011 31 6 - 270
The obamarox/obamasux crap...
has started again. All that needed to be said on this subject has already been said. It is my subjective (and quite possibly flawed) perception that the resumption of flames is the responsibility ...
kalmoth 12/05/2011 56 6 - 321
FCC Chair promises to kill Fairness Doctrine. WTF???
Fairness Doctrine has been a part of FCC ( Federal Communications Commission ) rulebook since 1949. As summarized by ...
kalmoth 06/08/2011 202 200 11 1426
Elections 2010: meet the opponent and ROFL...
kalmoth 09/10/2010 19 9 - 64
Unrest in Jamaica: dozens killed, state of emergency declared
I understand that it's not nearly as fascinating as all the meta on the wreck list, but there is a gun battle between Jamaican army and police on one side and the Shower Posse gang controlling ...
kalmoth 05/25/2010 41 24 - 89
Indonesia hit by magnitude 7.7 earthquake... no casualties reported
Magnitude 7.7. Epicenter near Northern Sumatra. USGS reported the quake first, the damage appears limited to power outages. ...
kalmoth 04/06/2010 59 75 1 135
Glenn Beck barking like a dog on air (no kidding!)
A video just surfaced of our favorite right-wing comedian Beck literally barking like a mad dog. It's not manipulated in any way, Beck actually went on air and did a rather lame dog impersonation, ...
kalmoth 02/18/2010 55 18 1 231
Coded death threats, PUMAPAC, Psalm 109:8 weirdness
Earlier today, kat68 published ...
kalmoth 11/18/2009 29 16 - 166
HAXX0R3D: Gov. Rick Perry (TX)?
Reports are coming in that Gov. Rick Perry's re-election campaign kickoff in Texas had a less than auspicious beginning. Quoting Peggy ...
kalmoth 09/29/2009 16 4 - 15
STFU! Obama SUPPORTS the public option! Today's news...
To all the Chicken Littles here, here's the breaking news. President Obama SUPPORTS THE PUBLIC ...
kalmoth 08/16/2009 960 592 15 115
Lieberman under criminal investigation, will be forced to quit?
For some reason, I think that news of a criminal investigation of Joe Lieberman would make many Kossacks happy. This is not what I'm talking about here (although there is a Joe Lieberman connection -
kalmoth 03/10/2009 61 10 - 21
The Bush war on CHEESE
The last days of the mercifully-departed administration were really busy, and it will probably take months to unravel all the mischief the Bush gnomes wrought. One of the inadvertently hilarious ...
kalmoth 01/29/2009 13 9 - 15
The first commercial spaceport in New Mexico!
This was in the works for quite some time, but now it's official - Virgin Galactic has signed a lease ...
kalmoth 01/02/2009 55 12 - 2
"OCTOBER SURPRISE"? US strikes Syria
Apparently, four US helicopters just delivered a strike inside Syria, for the first time ever. Links:
kalmoth 10/26/2008 78 28 - 42
OHIO NASTINESS: state vote site hack, threats to Democratic election official
The Ohio Secretary of State website that, among other things, handles voter registration and election information,
kalmoth 10/22/2008 30 22 - 27
Global economic crisis: A MAVERICK solution!!!!
This solution was presented by a somewhat unlikely duo - actresses Natalie Portman and Rashida Jones. Before you dismiss it out of hand, consider that, despite their youthful looks, Ms. Portman and ...
kalmoth 10/21/2008 4 1 - 26
Stealth coup in North Korea?
Something fishy is going on in North Korea. According to Yomiuri Shimbun (Japanese center-right newspaper of record), North Korea is calling upon its ...
kalmoth 10/19/2008 28 22 - 2
Gibsonville, NC: "Obama sticker? NO PARKING!"
Some parking lot owner in Gibsonville, NC put a sign saying... Obama supporter? Obama bumper sticker? NO PARKING! It was reported on ...
kalmoth 10/12/2008 30 20 1 29
Bill O'Reilly's website haXX0r3d
Billoreilly.com got hacked - allegedly in retaliation for comments Billo made after the hack of Sarah Palin's Yahoo account. The proof of the hack has been posted ...
kalmoth 09/19/2008 144 39 2 14
Recycled Wolves, or 2004 Revisited...
The new "wolves" ad from McCain campaign is remarkably similar to the now-historic "wolves"
kalmoth 09/10/2008 22 3 - -
Bush statement on Georgia: WTF? (updated)
He mispronounced Saakashvili. No surprise. He mispronounced Sarkozy. Duh. He's sending Condi to France (to eat cheese and discuss surrender?). He mispronounced Tbilisi. He's sending the ...
kalmoth 08/13/2008 158 13 - 13
War in South Ossetia: a glimmer of hope? (updated)
Reuters and lenta.ru report that Georgia is withdrawing troops from ...
kalmoth 08/10/2008 22 17 - 21
War in South Ossetia - massive destruction in Tskhinvali (updated)
After a false hope of yesterday's ceasefire , the war in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia has flared up, ...
kalmoth 08/08/2008 32 25 - 31
Trouble in the Caucasus: sanity? too much to hope for (updated x 2)
In one of my previous diaries , I described an earlier confrontation involving Russia, Georgia, and Abkhazia (a ...
kalmoth 08/07/2008 4 4 - 43
Trouble brewing in the Caucasus: Abkhazia... (updated x 2)
Georgia has announced that a Russian MiG-29 fighter shot down a ...
kalmoth 04/21/2008 17 17 1 37
A skirmish in the war against reason...
Not a candidate diary. In one of the West Texas school districts ( Ector County ), since 2005, students were taught “the story of the ...
kalmoth 03/06/2008 6 4 - -
Trouble brewing in Europe: Kosovo, Abkhazia... ?
Not a candidate diary. Kosovo, formerly a province in former Yugoslavia (and subsequently in Serbia), just declared its ...
kalmoth 02/17/2008 62 6 2 21
Developing: Iran cut off the Internet? (updated)
Not a candidate or super Tuesday diary. News just came in that a fifth fiberoptic ...
kalmoth 02/06/2008 34 9 1 9
Myspace SUCKS: atheist community shut down (with UPDATE)
Myspace is a popular social networking site. About two years ago, it was bought by Rupert Murdoch's media empire . I don't know if it ...
kalmoth 02/01/2008 112 34 1 30
New evidence of a campaign against The Golden Compass
Below is a quote from a letter sent out to parents of children attending a very academically respectable and fairly mellow Catholic school by the school's ermm... spiritual advisor, ...
kalmoth 12/08/2007 55 9 1 11
How should we react to Air America "restructuring"?
kalmoth 09/13/2006 34 2 1 38
BUSBY-BILBRAY vote challenged in court
kalmoth 07/31/2006 13 35 - 5
WaPo readers rebuke Richard Cohen
kalmoth 05/10/2006 12 12 - 4
Firsthand account from Biloxi...
kalmoth 09/02/2005 6 8 - -
Parents Television Council: FCC finally on to it?
kalmoth 01/24/2005 6 1 - -
More bumper-sticker silliness
kalmoth 12/31/2004 13 1 - 1
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