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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 1
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. LAND O' LAKES, Fla. -- A Florida science teacher has ...
annieli 06/03/2015 3
Hillary has moved left? REALLY?
There is a front page diary entitled: "Hillary Clinton: To the left, to the left ..." I call bullshit. Where has she moved left? Well: She is now for gay marriage. She used to be against that.
fladem 06/03/2015 33
AZ-Sen: Ann Kirkpatrick (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPP
Received this e-mail today from Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick's (D. AZ) U.S. Senate campaign:
poopdogcomedy 06/03/2015 1
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 1
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 19
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 ...
cbravo 06/03/2015 89
Gawker Media Votes Whether to Unionize -- VICE Watches in Dismay
Gawker Media, Overlord of such sites as Jezebel, Deadspin, Gizmodo, i09, and 1990's Geo Metro Convertible look-alike Jalopnik, vote to destroy the online news media as we know it, by potentially ...
Stephen Benavides 06/03/2015 2
Deep red Florida town is epicenter for Obamacare
There's trouble ahead for Rubio back home. Here's a bit of irony—the ...
Joan McCarter 06/03/2015 26
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 30
Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... Repro Rights
RH Reality Check's Katie Klabusich aka @Katie_Speak joins us at 11:30am ET talkin' Reproductive Rights Issues. Sick of the RW b.s.? We are too. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to ...
winkk 06/03/2015 1
Monckton's model is useless, surprising no one.
Back in January, a troop of deniers led by Monckton (and including Willie " $1m in dirty money " Soon) published a paper in a Chinese journal that made the claim that climate models overestimate ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 06/03/2015 3
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
Connect! Unite! Act! Glacier National Park, Maine, Phoenix & Asheville Meet-up Info — What if?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Angie in WA State 06/03/2015 116
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 13
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Rand's rotten reception reverberates
Elias Isquith : For the Republican Party in general, politically speaking, [the improving economy] was inconvenient — but not a disaster. Just as nature seeks to fill a vacuum, whichever party is ...
Greg Dworkin 06/03/2015 132
KosAbility Upcoming Schedule - A DAY EARLY FOR YOUR READING PLEASURE - & with Tentative How-To
Some valuable diaries pub'd & repub'd the past 10 days or so - scroll down after this UpSched . We MEET Sundays 4pm leftkost time, 7pm east. UPCOMING SCHEDULES (a.k.a. " UpScheds ") post between ...
mettle fatigue 06/02/2015 1
A Nation of Rats?
You probably hear it a lot, ad nauseam ...America, the land of the free, home of the brave. That it is a place, if not THE place, of the market of ideas. This is where people are free to be stupid ...
swilliamrex 06/02/2015 3
Kids, don't do drugs you don't like.
I think Starbucks should embrace sad hour, similar to pubs happy hour but instead a discount on coffee before we all go to work. To an outsider, Trader Joe's just looks like a place where ...
jbou 06/02/2015 21
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 66
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 11
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 3
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 20
The Evening Blues - 6-2-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 06/02/2015 46
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 35
AP does it wrong: Sexualization of trans women
One presumes that a news organization would have a style guide for a reason. GLAAD summarizes the AP and New York Times style books here . And right there it says... Use the pronoun preferred by ...
rserven 06/02/2015 61
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
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
Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile
Dear British Guardian: Thank You! by Chitown Kev Having completed two diaries in the past 24 hours in addition to going into the office earlier today, I was sorely tempted to hang a "Gone Fishing" ...
Black Kos 06/02/2015 70
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 291
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
Worlds Enough and Time
Everywhere I look, stories of our current condition and perilous plight greet my eyes. Economic collapse, massive unemployment, infrastructure degradation, environmental ...
ThePensMight 06/02/2015 2
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
If 'Peevish' Cops Can't Kick Your Black Butt and Break the Law They Won't Do Their Jobs
We are in the second day of the fundraiser for my site ChaunceyDeVega.com. I would like to thank the folks who have donated so far. Their generosity is much appreciated. If you can, are able, and ...
chaunceydevega 06/02/2015 23
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
Pro-Police White Supemacist Brawl with #BlackLivesMatter Protestors in Olympia WA and Lose
I don't think this is really a good thing, but it certainly could have been much worse as a set of five to ten Neo-Nazi Pro-Police protestors clashed with about 150 others who were there to ...
Frank Vyan Walton 06/02/2015 18
Climate Science Takes a Shelling
The Guardian broke a story about Shell's influence on London's Science Museum this weekend, exposing 315 pages of emails in which Shell's PR team sought to downplay pollution and introduce doubt ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 06/02/2015 6
Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... State Action!
Chris Reeves joins us on the Last Half of the Show to talk politics and States' GOTV activities. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet us ...
winkk 06/02/2015 1
KY-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Rand Paul's (R) Pro-Extinction Bill
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: Republicans in Congress have a problem. They ...
poopdogcomedy 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
Connect! Unite! Act! Glacier National Park, Maine, & Phoenix Meet-up Info — Burn Out?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Azazello 06/02/2015 87
Warren blasts SEC chair
As a former Wall Street lawyer, I sometimes am amazed at how unfamiliar people are with the interlocking relationships that exists between large law firms and large financial institutions and ...
fladem 06/02/2015 94
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
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
An *impossible* music video game: I dare you to play...
In the past I've started Alphabet games, where everyone comes up with a band from a certain decade or genre that follows down the alphabet...and we've managed to do so without any problems. Tonight ...
BFSkinner 06/01/2015 115
$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
Black Kos presents: Reading Group: Thomas Sugrue's Sweet Land of Liberty- Introduction
Welcome to the first diary of this Black Kos-hosted Reading Group series. Of course, you don't have to be a member of Black Kos to join this discussion; it's open for anybody and the more, the ...
Chitown Kev 06/01/2015 57
Monday Murder Mystery: Jo Walton's Small Change Trilogy
Life is complicated. The older I get, the clearer that becomes. Sadly, everything else becomes less clear. Distinctions between good and bad, success and failure—they all get a little muddied. It ...
Susan Grigsby 06/01/2015 19
The Evening Blues - 6-1-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 06/01/2015 41
The Cenacle | 92 | April 2015 | 20th Anniversary Issue *Just Released*
The Cenacle | 92 | April 2015 | 20th Anniversary Issue Download link: http://www.scriptorpress.com/cenacle/92.html [Size = 6.5 MB] Hello everyone, Pleased to announce the release of Cenacle | 92 | ...
cenacle 06/01/2015 1
This is Us!
Amazon has launched a new documentary series about transgender and gender non-conforming people, called This is Me . This Is Me is an online series exploring contemporary issues faced by the trans ...
rserven 06/01/2015 3
Jeb Bush wrongly blames GOP Congress for Dubya’s spending and debt
Jeb Bush, the 2016 GOP White House hopeful tells us, loves his brother. But judging by his recent statements, he apparently loves the idea of being president even more. Confronted by Dubya's ...
Jon Perr 06/01/2015 10
Small Organic Business of Minority Owner Needs Your 2 Clicks
Flora's Organics is the tiny one-woman organic seedling/plant/flower/veg/fruit nursery of VERY LOW INCOME kosak Mona Twocats-Romero, a Native American in the running at the WellsFargo Works Project ...
mettle fatigue 06/01/2015 119
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
Welcome Caitlyn
Not a long diary, but I thought it would be good to point fellow Kossacks to the new Vanity Fair cover with Caitlyn Jenner, 1976 Decathalon Gold Medalist. Caitlyn Jenner on the Cover of Vanity ...
CPT Doom 06/01/2015 32
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
The Guardian: In U.S., blacks killed by cops are twice as likely to have been unarmed as whites
This is a complicated piece of data , but it reveals something relatively simple. An unarmed black or brown person in America is much more likely to be killed by a police officer than an ...
Ian Reifowitz 06/01/2015 11
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
Pols are pols and do what they do: when O'Malley loved the DLC
FTR, a 2007 Martin O'Malley and Harold Ford (!) column in defense of "the vital center" (and the DLC): Some liberals are so confident about Democratic prospects that they contend the centrism that ...
Armando 06/01/2015 10
Who is now funding the Christian Coalition? (You may be surprised...)
The Christian Coalition was formed in 1989 by failed presidential candidate Pat Robertson. For a while it was a powerful force in US politics. Republican candidates curried its favor (and the votes ...
Nova Land 06/01/2015 65
"Holy Schnikes, Jeb!" The GOP continues 19th Century Liberalism with a RW bobble-face
Jeb Bush is the corporatist GOP's Lawn Gnome, much like yesterday was ...
annieli 06/01/2015 6
Abbreviated pundit round-up: Now it's Hillary, Bernie, Martin; domestic spying corrodes democracy
Doyle McManus at the Los Angeles Times writes— Bernie Sanders: Why the guy who won't win matters : Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described socialist who kicked off his presidential campaign on ...
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 117
Bobby Jindal wants to do to America what he did to Louisiana
Gov. Bobby Jindal appeared on This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Jindal is likely the most delusional potential candidate running to date. What is amazing is the conviction with which he ...
Egberto Willies 06/01/2015 37
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
Open thread for night owls: Missing statistics make evaluating our criminal justice system harder
Matt Ford at The Atlantic writes The Missing Statistics of Criminal Justice : After Ferguson, a noticeable gap in criminal-justice statistics ...
Meteor Blades 05/31/2015 71
Congratulations Class of 2015!
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justiceputnam 05/31/2015 1
Americans need more than a listening and learning tour from Hillary Clinton right now
Amy Chozick's New York ...
Egberto Willies 05/31/2015 400
an unexpected spotlight: Sunday Puzzle 2015-05-31
Here are five 15-letter words, each of which contains the letters A, E, I, O and U... Oops! Here would be five 15-letter words, each of which contains the letters A, E, I, O and U, except that ...
Nova Land 05/31/2015 49
My Asperger's, my Politics
The author (middle), in traditional garb reflecting his European ancestry. I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in the summer of 2010, at the age of 39. I've always been quirky, kind of a nerd,
JJR1971 05/31/2015 46
Next up? Barnard
Barnard College's trustees are expected to vote this coming week on the issue of transgender admissions. Mills, Mount Holyoke,
rserven 05/31/2015 1
How Bush lost Iraq twice
With the loss of Ramadi to ISIS forces, the Republican Party has launched one of its most ambitious myth-making operations in recent memory: Barack Obama lost Iraq . "We had the conflict won,"
Jon Perr 05/31/2015 27
Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Beltaine with Walter Crane
Note 1: This was supposed to be "Part 2" of a single Beltaine Diary of which my Diary entitled "Bringing In The May: The Heroes of Haymarket" was to be "Part 1". (So I'm posting this now, even ...
thanatokephaloides 05/31/2015 48
Deputy got commendation for shooting unarmed Black man and now there might have been a cover-up
So a guy buys a pellet gun at a pawn shop, is walking home with his unloaded purchase and gets gunned down by cops because of frightened 911 callers. Now his killer, who received a commendation ...
annieli 05/31/2015 15
The most accurate pollsters of 2014 (and why that title, quite frankly, doesn't mean very much)
What these guys lacked in consistency, they made up for in accuracy on Election Eve. Of the nearly two dozen pollsters that met the parameters for our biennial study ...
Steve Singiser 05/31/2015 18
drones in Mexico panic crowds
Not what you think... NEW YORK (FOX) – Enrique Iglesias was recovering Sunday after some of his fingers were sliced when he grabbed a drone during ...
annieli 05/31/2015 1
What Mad Men Can Tell Us About Contemporary Culture
Mad Men recently ended its seven-year run as one of the most rewarded and respected shows in cable television history, even as it has its many detractors (see here , here and here ). There is no ...
rvanheertum 05/31/2015 6
When it comes to voting, conservatives want some people to count more than others. Sound familiar?
They won't count as part of the population when drawing electoral district lines, if right-wing activists have their way. They are creative, I'll give 'em that. ...
Ian Reifowitz 05/31/2015 145

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