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Open thread for night owls. Cole: Kaplan's call for renewed imperialism in Middle East is boneheaded
Let's have some more cakewalks, 'kay? Robert D. Kaplan recently wrote a piece (behind a paywall) saying it's time to bring imperialism back to the ...
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 28 27 - -
Map: Irish voters pass marriage equality in a landslide
Click to enlarge. Ireland made history last Friday, approving an amendment ...
Daniel Donner 05/26/2015 22 40 - -
Game of Thrones 5.7—'The Gift'
Hast thou tried Head and Shoulders? Winter is coming. Remember that saying? Sure, it's floating on all those (now a bit sad looking) Stark banners, but it's also a big, honking, important theme ...
Mark Sumner 05/26/2015 64 38 - -
It's flooding down in Texas
Whole Foods Market on Lamar ...
DarkSyde 05/26/2015 57 36 1 -
How dozens of lawmakers avoid paying rent
It's fair to remember, when you hear that members of Congress are paid $174,000 a year, that many of them are paying to keep up a home in their district and a place to live in Washington, D.C., ...
Laura Clawson 05/26/2015 64 26 - -
'One Person, One Vote,' but which persons?
The Supreme Court announced today that it will hear a case initiated by conservatives in Texas determining what "person" means for one-person, one-vote redistricting jurisprudence : all people, or ...
Adam B 05/26/2015 51 51 1 -
Sanders makes run official: If people 'fight back, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished'
In a speech peppered with introductory "brothers and sisters," Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday made official his entry into the primary battle for the Democratic presidential nomination framed by ...
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 299 121 2 -
The Department of Justice enters into binding consent decree with the Cleveland Police Department
Shaun King 05/26/2015 24 50 1 -
Cartoon: All lives matter*
Krazy sale at www.kchronicles.com! Support ye olde gentleman cartoonist at Patreon!
keefknight 05/26/2015 10 36 - -
How the Brelo verdict in Cleveland proves laws protecting people from police are broken
Many unjust verdicts across the years have exposed just how protected police misconduct is under the law. Four LAPD Police Officers were ...
Shaun King 05/26/2015 40 84 1 -
Sen. Lindsey Graham: I worked in a pool room, so I know 'Iranians are liars'
Hunter 05/26/2015 111 64 1 -
This report blows the cover of secretive conservative shop pushing right-wing legislation
An Atlanta, Georgia television station has made national news with its fantastic ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 43 100 3 -
Congress's intent on Obamacare is clear, but will the Supreme Court care?
There's ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 38 28 - -
Taking Marco Rubio at his word, Republicans are clear and present danger to Catholic Church
Pope Francis You might'...
kos 05/26/2015 59 65 - -
Midday open thread: Democrats and climate change; perpetual war; Sanders to make it official
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Pro-life, Boko Haram style :
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 34 22 - -
Kochs planning to take the wheel in the Republican clown car
David Koch will keep the rabble out.
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 71 54 - -
Marco Rubio: Support for marriage equality is a 'real and present danger' to religion
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Marco Rubio, in the midst of his run for president as candidate of the youth and the future, has a sad (and kind of an angry and a scared) that opposing the right of people ...
Laura Clawson 05/26/2015 104 48 - -
Most House Republicans stand with President Obama on fast-tracking, most Democrats still against
Fighting it to the end. Thanks to 14 Democrats joining all-but-five Senate Republicans in approving fast-track trade legislation last week, it's now up to the House, which is where most close ...
Meteor Blades 05/26/2015 93 78 1 -
Yes, Republicans are still flailing on that Obamacare replacement plan
Sorry, Sen. Johnson. The House just doesn't care about your political prospects. Things are getting just slightly urgent for Republicans faced with the possibility that the Supreme Court will ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 45 30 - -
Ann Kirkpatrick will challenge John McCain for Senate, giving Democrats a top-flight candidate
Ann Kirkpatrick Tuesday morning brought some exciting news for Arizona Democrats, as Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced she'd run against veteran ...
David Nir 05/26/2015 55 59 - -
Politico discovers nest of traitors to anti-Hillary agenda: Women's magazines
Politico makes the disturbing discovery that women's magazines have a large audience ...
Laura Clawson 05/26/2015 93 86 - -
Horde of lesser Republican candidates must figure out how to claw their way into debates
If Donald Trump runs for president, he's on track to get in the early debates, while 2012 Iowa caucus winner Rick ...
Laura Clawson 05/26/2015 83 33 - -
Cartoon: Pro-life, Boko Haram style
(Click to enlarge) From the Global Justice Center :Hundreds of women and girls have been forcibly impregnated by Boko Haram. ...
Jen Sorensen 05/26/2015 65 89 1 -
Republican dilemma: Is the Pope infallible or just a nice guy with an opinion
For many years, when it came to abortion and birth control, Republicans' cheerfully trotted out the Pope and Catholic teachings to justify draconian anti-...
Barbara Morrill 05/26/2015 180 53 - -
Daily Kos Radio is STILL IN THE SHOP at 9 am ET!
The KITM Super Computer is still in the shop today. Or more accurately, it finally got into the shop today. See, at the Apple Store, you've got to make an appointment to tell them your computer is ...
David Waldman 05/26/2015 2 3 - -
Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Today He Makes It Official "The formal ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/26/2015 76 56 - -
Abbreviated pundit roundup: Rise of social liberals, analyzing the 2016 field and more
We begin today's roundup with analysis by The Washington Post's Catherine Rampell on the increasing number of people identifying as liberals: as “liberal” — socially liberal, to be specific. ...
Georgia Logothetis 05/26/2015 71 41 - -
Open thread for night owls. On Memorial Day, remember: 'They didn't fall, they were pushed'
Flag-draped caskets on their way back from Iraq to the United States. Ray McGovern writes— Remember This on Memorial ...
Meteor Blades 05/25/2015 48 75 - -
Power is a zero sum game. A weak government means elites will dominate
Less power for government, more power for guys like them, and the corporations they control. Liberty. Power. Government. The way one frames the equation that connects these three words is at the ...
Ian Reifowitz 05/25/2015 102 89 3 -
The GOP's biggest GOTV challenge: its voters are dying off
The Grand Old Party has a problem: It's old and it's getting older by the minute. Time, quite literally, is not on the GOP's side when it comes to its 2016 base voters.
Kerry Eleveld 05/25/2015 147 44 2 -
Why don't poor people just get jobs? Because they already did.
The contrast between hardworking Americans and shiftless, lazy, poor people is a favorite of Republicans as they try to cut safety net ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 48 96 2 -
Lawmakers overestimate how conservative their districts are—by a lot
Loud, but not representative This bears repeating. We've heard before that lawmakers tend to presume their own districts are much more conservative than they are, but it's the degree to which they'...
Hunter 05/25/2015 61 59 2 -
Rich Lowry was very, very upset over Michelle Obama's commencement speech
It appears First Lady Michelle Obama acknowledging ...
Hunter 05/25/2015 78 115 2 -
Good evening. How much Scott Walker would you like to buy tonight?
The best thing about Scott Walker's three-star super PAC price guide is that they've made it look like a menu, making it crystal clear that you're buying something. Would you prefer one ...
Hunter 05/25/2015 77 66 1 -
Capitol Police to undergo additional bathroom training
Raise your hand if you found someone else's ...
Hunter 05/25/2015 54 45 1 -
Sanders: Campaign coverage should focus on issues instead of outrage, gossip and Facebook comments
Meteor Blades 05/25/2015 175 365 6 -
Midday open thread: Middle East needs imperialism? Emissions controls to slash coal; Kincannon flips
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is The bad intelligence : What you may have missed on ...
Meteor Blades 05/25/2015 18 15 - -
Teachers of the Year tell us what's holding students back and where they'd spend education money
President Obama with 2015 teacher of the year Shanna Peeples. Every year, each state chooses its teacher of the year. This year, the Council of Chief State School Officers and ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 44 42 2 -
U.S. is paying the price for not investing in trains, and it's stupid
House Speaker John Boehner may think it's "stupid" to suggest that the recent fatal Amtrak crash had anything to do with lack of funding, but the evidence ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 109 141 4 -
Memorial Day, in pictures
(This post first appeared for Memorial Day in 2014.)
kos 05/25/2015 99 100 4 -
What a waste ... Memorial Day (a short story)
This short story was previously published on Monday, May 28, 2012, as "Memorial ...
Mark E Andersen 05/25/2015 39 83 2 -
Cartoon: The bad intelligence
Support independent cartooning: join Sparky's List —and be sure to visit TT'...
Tom Tomorrow 05/25/2015 48 70 - -
Remembering soldiers of color on Memorial Day
United States Army Private First Class William K. Nakamura, U.S. Medal of Honor recipient, awarded posthumously. In "
Denise Oliver Velez 05/25/2015 114 92 1 -
Daily Kos Radio is IN FOR REPAIRS at 9 am ET!
What does that mean? It means that the trusty MacBook that has powered the show for three years is on the blink, and might have to go live on the Apple Farm, if you know what I'm saying. But, ...
David Waldman 05/25/2015 2 3 - -
Abbreviated pundit round-up: Young people getting shafted on pay; the real first Memorial Day
E.J. Dionne Jr. at The Washington Post writes The right’s political correctness : Accommodating right-wing primary voters poses real risks to the party in next year’s elections. Its candidates’
Meteor Blades 05/25/2015 50 52 - -
Open thread for night owls. A reprise: 'Lies, Damned Lies, a Searchable Database of Lies'
Meteor Blades 05/24/2015 71 78 5 -
American reality distorted by media coverage and police response
In the last few days America witnessed something many have been stating for decades. The media coverage and interpretation of events is demonstrably race based. I walked into my home from after ...
Egberto Willies 05/24/2015 98 93 - -
The promise of NewSpace
Ceres as revealed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 4, 2015, from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers). The bright spots may be water ice. We throw a lot of terms around here on Daily Kos, ...
DarkSyde 05/24/2015 101 63 3 -
Memorial Day and Flanders Fields
I often struggle to write about Memorial Day. It is about more ...
Mark E Andersen 05/24/2015 101 83 - -
$15 minimum wage in L.A. is great. But it was only necessary because a Democratic Congress blew it
If national Democrats had done their job, ...
Ian Reifowitz 05/24/2015 113 58 - -
The perils of trying to define 'an accurate pollster'
If the majority of polls in 2014 were accurate, this guy would be Governor of Kansas. Next week, you can expect to see a piece offering a review of the performances of the polling community from ...
Steve Singiser 05/24/2015 24 28 - -
Do not call me girl: Women in the workforce
Years ago, when my career depended on my being so much better at what I did than were the men I worked with, and my willingness to work twice as hard for 60.2 percent ...
Susan Grigsby 05/24/2015 119 131 3 -
How did you begin to unlearn racism?
Overpass Light Brigade, "Unlearn Racism" When the Overpass Light Brigade brought the message of " ...
Denise Oliver Velez 05/24/2015 517 228 7 -
Sunday Talk: Not enough circuses
Faced with the prospect of a ...
Silly Rabbit 05/23/2015 140 81 - -
Open thread: Unlearning racism, Flanders Fields and women in the workforce
What's coming up on Sunday Kos ... Do not call me girl: Women in the workforce, by Susan Grigsby Memorial Day and Flanders Fields, by Mark E Andersen How did you begin to unlearn racism, by ...
Barbara Morrill 05/23/2015 6 9 - -
It's the iPhone's world, we just live in it ... for now
A wild boar and domestic pigs from Darwin's The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication In 2001, Michael Pollan authored a fine popular science book called ...
Mark Sumner 05/23/2015 80 126 7 -
Cartoon: Animal Nuz #252 - Raging Bully Edition
ericlewis0 05/23/2015 77 175 - -
This week at progressive state blogs: Gov. Kasich plays the suckers; Gov. Bryant writes a dumb op-ed
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/23/2015 9 34 - -
This week in the war on workers: Who gets the benefits of trade deals?
The Senate advanced fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday.
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 60 21 - -
Bryan Fischer: It’s time for social conservatives to prepare for a post-apocalyptic world
It is imminent. The end of their world . Prepare the shelterboxes for Bryan Fischer and his fellow Christian ...
Steven Payne 05/23/2015 117 103 - -
We're Number 1! Arizona reaches another milestone of hate
Arizonans not welcome. Today the Arizona legislature did what no other state in the nation has been mean-spirited enough to do: they cut lifetime welfare benefits to one year for everyone—adults ...
Mother Mags 05/23/2015 341 343 8 -
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says swear words
'And furthermore ...' Ah, the political roast. Those glorious annual events in which politicians and the press get together and say terrible but perfectly true things ...
Hunter 05/23/2015 74 37 - -
Spotlight on green news & views: Oil spills; the melting poles; Jeb Bush's climate change arrogance
See OceanDiver's post . Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green ...
Meteor Blades 05/23/2015 32 64 1 -
View from the left—Pence bows out of 2016, setting up a highly unusual GOP primary prospect
Ever since the tea party started flexing its muscle in ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/23/2015 19 32 - -
How many minimum wage hours would you have to work to afford rent in your state?
Click map to enlarge Minimum wage increases passed by cities and states around the country are great news for low-...
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 68 63 4 -
If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 133 39 - -
McConnell's NSA ploy fails, Senate blocks Patriot Act extension
The Senate provided a scene of remarkable drama in the ...
Joan McCarter 05/23/2015 34 59 - -
Does Marco Rubio still think gay adoption is a 'social experiment?'
Gay adoption is legal in most states and it has typically polled better than same-sex marriage, which is why many Republican candidates have been dodging the topic ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/23/2015 22 33 - -
President Obama honors fallen soldiers in weekly address
President Obama devoted his weekly address to those who have given their lives in service to the country. This weekend also reminds us that, around the world, our men and women in uniform ...
Hunter 05/23/2015 3 15 - -
This week in science: two in the Bush
Well worth a few minutes of three-day weekend Zen Former Florida Governor and presumed current front runner in the 2016 GOP primary, Jeb Bush, spoke on climate change this week. In just a couple of ...
DarkSyde 05/23/2015 70 26 - -
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Republicans and their base
WaPo : Democrats say they are happy to see Republicans race to the right, since they believe it will put the eventual GOP nominee out of step with the general electorate. Some Republicans are ...
Greg Dworkin 05/23/2015 219 47 - -
Open thread for night owls. OECD: Growing global inequality gap 'has reached a tipping point'
Nadia Prupis at Common Dreams, writes Growing Global Inequality Gap 'Has Reached a Tipping Point' :  With the gap between the rich and poor growing worldwide, ...
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 56 57 1 -
Cartoon: Crime and injustice
Click image for larger view. See more www.rebeccahendin.com Follow on Twitter @...
rebeccahendin 05/22/2015 16 63 - -
States explore teaming up on Obamacare exchanges
Running health insurance exchanges, states have found, is a complicated and expensive proposition. For a handful of states, that meant opting to use the federal Obamacare exchange, which is now ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 26 24 - -
When is a campaign not a campaign? When it's Jeb Bush's!
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 26 14 - -
A good many Republican presidential candidates posed for pictures with a child molester
Do as I say, not as I do. That particular idiom about hypocrisy is especially true if you're a Republican espousing "family values." A good example of this occurred recently when the ...
Doctor RJ 05/22/2015 323 238 4 -
Obamacare got 12 million insured, now Congress has to fix the system for all the underinsured
Healthcare reform is not done. Not by a long shot. While Obamacare has gone a very long way ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 21 17 - -
Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Rhetorical Candles on the Birthday Cake Pearls of wisdom and piles of horse dung from various political types born in May: "Economic growth without social ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/22/2015 117 69 - -
Export-Import Bank issue promises more Republican strife
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen.
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 12 15 1 -
A not-indicted Chris Christie says media owes him an apology
Hang on, we have to savor this for a while : Chris Christie says the ...
Hunter 05/22/2015 73 57 - -
Cartoon: America's rapidly rising faiths
Click to enlarge. A Pew survey ...
BrianMcFadden 05/22/2015 19 29 1 -
Obama administration throws Rick Scott a temporary Medicaid bone
The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott'
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 44 25 - -
Federal judge extends her ruling for marriage equality in Alabama statewide
The Alabama showdown between a federal district judge ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/22/2015 28 43 1 -
Pew poll: 75 percent of Republicans want their party to challenge Obama 'more often'
Not satisfied. According to a new Pew poll, the ...
Hunter 05/22/2015 42 31 - -
Politico takes a whack at Warren in a lengthy, trade-related hit piece
Politico's nothingburger story on Warren's ...
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 82 105 1 -
What did, or didn't, the Duggar family learn from son Josh's sexual offenses?
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 182 86 2 -
Midday open thread: Huckabee backs Ten Commandments BS; DNI keeps bin Laden porn to itself
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Jeb Bush and Brotherly Love :
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 41 25 - -
Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
kos 05/22/2015 165 118 1 -
Bernie Sanders will make his presidential run official Tuesday
Bernie poses for a selfie with a supporter in Manchester, NH, May 2. Sen. Bernie Sanders will make his presidential primary campaign official Tuesday, May 26, with a public kick-off on the shores ...
Meteor Blades 05/22/2015 225 261 4 -
Rick Santorum blasts Fox News for limiting GOP debate to top ten candidates
The announcement that Fox News will be limiting the first Republican primary ...
Hunter 05/22/2015 81 40 - -
Despite Republican attacks, Obama is 'very clear on the lessons of Iraq'
...
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 75 44 1 -
The Republican replacement plan for Obamacare in one graphic
That's Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on the Senate floor Thursday, summing up the Republican plan for the millions of Americans who could lose health insurance with the Supreme Court's King v. Burwell ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 34 55 1 -
New York Times does its best to be a 'real opponent' to Hillary Clinton
Anyway, this is the polite version of the face I made when reading this article.
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 194 88 1 -
Cartoon: Jeb Bush and Brotherly Love
Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs , he’s reminded ...
Mark Fiore 05/22/2015 9 29 - -
What does defense spending have to do with endangered species? Everything, for Republicans
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) was not impressed. The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week, and while much of the ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 25 49 - -
Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Today, I'm just going to say, "Josh Duggar" over and over for one hour and fifty-two minutes. Then, Rosalyn MacGregor's Michigan update will fill the rest. Oh, wait. Greg. OK, Greg will ...
David Waldman 05/22/2015 - 5 - -
Abbreviated pundit roundup: Military equipment order, minimum wage and more
We begin today's roundup with The Des Moines Register 's take on the military equipment use by American police forces: Documents obtained by CNN in April found the Missouri ...
Georgia Logothetis 05/22/2015 91 45 - -
Open thread for night owls. Democracy Now interviews Matt Taibbi on confessed bank crooks
Matt Taibbi Amy Goodman interviewed Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi on the news that the five banks—Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, Royal Bank of ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 94 75 2 -
Jeb Bush declares 'ISIS didn't exist when my brother was president,' gets mugged by reality
Jon Perr 05/21/2015 198 325 6 -
This Texas senator blamed Baltimore uprising on absentee dads but goes silent on Waco bloodbath
Texas Sen. John Cornyn, right, with Sen. Ted ...
Shaun King 05/21/2015 54 133 2 -
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