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|IAN: Blah, blah, yakkity yak, Monday May 4, 2015
|Overnight News Digest: May 3, 2015
|Top Comments: Never Doubt... Edition
|Another update on Felicity
Our now three-legged cat came home just before Noon yesterday. We have her in a downstairs room. After several times when she hid behind bookcases where we could not reach her, I emptied the ...
|You are amazingly helpful people, and I thank you with all my heart
|DK Quilt Guild: Photo Diary
DK Quilt Guild: A place for quilters to gather, share ideas, projects, and to make the world a better place, one quilt at a time. Join us and share your thoughts, projects, questions, and tips. ...
|Smith Trustees: Transgender women are women
The Smith College board of trustees has voted to accept that transgender women are women. The shift to a self-identification admissions policy at the women’s college in Northampton goes into ...
|Silence Won't Stop An Epidemic
MAYDAY! Take A Bite Out of Lyme and Thunderclap for ME/CFS/ME are some of the campaigns occurring in May for NEID awareness. Also new, a major lupus study seeks participants.
|S&PS Kos - Take the Initiative with Yoram Bauman
It's time for a get together, catch up with each other, have a drink, eat some good food and be entertained. Where: Pyramid Alehouse, Brewery and Restaurant 1201 First Ave S. (...
|Tel Aviv looked like Baltimore today
CNNI was covering in detail racial protests turned violent in Tel Aviv Israel today. While the first video I found of it was from April 30th, the protests continue today in Tel Aviv. The protests ...
|Fighting Lyme & Co-infections (13): A Letter to My Former Self
[Note: A group asked me to write an article especially for Lyme Disease Awareness month, but I have not seen it, so I am putting this out (first or not) on my own blog. It's slightly re-edited from ...
|The most racist areas in the United States
Colors changed so the map can be seen by all. Original is below the fold. Click ...
|TX Republican Lawmaker Wants Women To Carry Deceased Fetuses - To Full Term
|Everywhere I Look-A Photodiary
Over the Winter while I was confined indoors by the flu and then the weather I kept thinking of places I'd like to travel to in order to take pictures. I tired myself out thinking of all the travel ...
|#sekritarmy cinco de mayo (pooties, woozles and such)
It's time to do some celebrating. We have been planning this for a while.
|Hellraisers Journal: Landlords want tenant farmers with plenty of "force," meaning little children.
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Monday ...
|'Sir, are you injured anywhere?' vs. 'F*ck your breath.' Only one kind of approach provokes riots
No snarky comment here. Not for this image. 'Why?' It's the most useful one word sentence in the English language. It's how we begin the search for causes, for understanding, for truth. We have to ...
|Voices of May Day: How Emma Goldman, at Age 18, Became an Activist
Haymarket Tragedy Note: This is not presented as a general overview of May Day history and the Haymarket Martyrs. For a general overview, please ...
|Glacier National Park: Red Rock Falls (Photo Diary) and Meet Up Stuff
Last Tuesday (April 28), we drove up to Avalanche and then walked up the road to Red Rock Falls. The photos are below the Orange Snow Bank:
|Gospel Brunch - Aaron Neville
Last day of Jazzfest. Go catch Aaron Neville @ The Gospel ...
|How I Create a Recipe: Street Prophets Sunday All Day Brunch
Welcome to Sunday All Day Brunch. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. Today we are having Archer Farms Chai Spice ...
|DKos Sangha - Weekly Open Thread
Good morning! Welcome to the DKos Sangha weekly open thread. This is an open thread for members of the DKos Sangha and others who are interested in discussions concerning how we integrate our ...
|On 'riots' and roots
Langston Hughes' poem, " Harlem " has been floating around in my head, as I watch footage from Baltimore. What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/03/2015||186|
|9 Reasons Most Conservatives Are Not 'Christian'
|IAN: May 3, 2015 - we're all well again
Loud cheers and great rejoicing! Juicy colds are horrible things. As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not ...
| OND - Saturday Science Edition
Welcome to the Saturday Science Edition of Overnight News Digest Overnight News Digest is a regular daily feature which provides noteworthy news items and commentary from around the world. The ...
|Man Oh Man||05/02/2015||13|
|Top Comments: CHKDSK Edition
So... my laptop decided it HAD to fail to boot, hang on startup, amd then demanded we CHKDSK. Needless to say, TC is delayed a bit so thank you for your patience. Follow me below the dingledoodle ...
|The five second rule is pointless if you drop acid.
If Orwell was alive today, he'd probably just shrug and ask for an extra shift at 7-eleven. The earth is a serial killer that wants us as a species dead. I respect the hell out of that. Nobody ...
|Research Rewind: Forward, Boy Commandos!
The end is near. By this I mean that I'm entering the home stretch of this year's six week long experiment in reprinting old diaries as I lurch grimly toward Kalamazoo. The paper is partially done,
|R.I.P. A Garden Grew in Oakland Today.
Oscar Grant Plaza filled Saturday afternoon with a couple hundred people come to the first #BlackSpring event in Oakland. The organizers came up with a great idea, an its already spread across the ...
|WYFP: My Ben Affleck Problem
Good evening, Kossacks, and welcome to WYFP. First, here is a word from our sponsors: WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and ...
|blue jersey mom||05/02/2015||148|
|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|
| 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 ...
|Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
|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 ...
|The cops' defense: "Freddie Gray fatally looted himself."
Quick somebody give me $5 billion so I can make Bernie Sanders president. I'm a weird middle aged white suburban guy. If police kept killing the children of people like me with impunity, I would be ...
|Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: May Flowers Edition "Violent thugs run amok in the streets of Baltimore. But enough about the police department." ---Larry Wilmore Chief ...
|Bill in Portland Maine||05/01/2015||94|
|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'...
|May Day: Street Prophets Open Thread
Greetings and welcome to another fuzzy offering from Marko the Werelynx. Atsa me, Markio! Cough Cough Cough Oh dear, sorry. I don't know what got into me. I think I managed to cough it out. It's ...
|Marko the Werelynx||05/01/2015||18|
Those of you who ...
|Dallas Kossacks: Want to meet to counter hate speech in Garland?
Hi, I'm doin this on my phone at work so it will be brief. Denise Oliver Velez has a diary up about anti-Muslim hate speech coming to Garland this Sunday. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/01/...
|UPDATED: Asst Wayne Cty prosecutor re: Baltimore protesters: "Shoot em. Period. End of discussion."
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . Shoot 'em? Teana Walsh, an assistant Wayne County, Michigan prosecutor posted this on her Facebook page after watching images of protesters and rioters in ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
|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||64|
|Texans for Bernie Sanders: Getting Involved
I am wanting to get involved with the Bernie Sanders for President Campaign. Yesterday I diaried about that here on Daily Kos. Today, with his announcement I jumped in and went to his website: ...
|Credit Where Credit Is Due: The DNC Got It Right Today
I'm one of those people who does not really like the political committees - they tend to support establishment candidates who are usually more conservative than I prefer. So when Hillary announced ...
|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 ...
Those of you who ...
|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 ...
|Cheers and Jeers: Thursday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Life Lessons I Learned from Republicans in April From the deep thinkers in Conservative Land: The economy is still struggling because workers are watching porn ...
|Bill in Portland Maine||04/30/2015||70|
|Texans For Sanders? Hell Yes!
I have just written an email to Senator Bernie Sanders campaign website. It says: Hi, The political press is reporting that Senator Sanders is planning on announcing a run for President as a ...
|Father of black Detroit youth shot by ICE agent: "They brought my son downstairs and executed him"
Originally posted at Eclectablog . On Monday of this week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer Mitchell Quinn shot and killed 20-year old Detroiter Terrance Kellom. The killing took ...
|GENDA rises again in New York
New York is one of only three states which protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but not on the basis of gender identity. The other two are Wisconsin and New ...
|Multitasking: Looking at the State of Homelessness in my City
I'm at the point now that I'm doing my second read of the Jimmy Carter book A Call to Action in preparation for my dissecting it. I have to figure out how to transfer that from my brain to a format ...
Those of you who ...
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