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|Whistling Past Marcel's at Midnight
|Top Comments: Role Model Edition
|"People have different points of view. Let's argue it." (Senator Sanders on CNN)
CNN Transcript : Stelter: [...] Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders has appeared on multiple networks. He's willing to answer almost any question, but it seems sometimes all anyone wants to talk about is ...
|Sanders: Campaign coverage should focus on issues instead of outrage, gossip and Facebook comments||Meteor Blades||05/24/2015||103|
|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 ...
|Week's High Impact Posts: May 16-22, 2015||jotter||05/24/2015||6|
|High Impact Posts: May 23, 2015||jotter||05/24/2015||4|
|Dublin Catholic Archbishop: Church Needs a Reality Check
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin says he voted no, but recognizes that this election represents a reality check for the Catholic Church. Ireland, one of the world's most predominantly ...
|Mental masturbation for Suntimes GOP Cheerleader
For part of my yute, Chicago had a number of dailies, the trib, the suntimes, and several others covering different issues from a variety of political points of view. There were times when a couple ...
|We Need Your Young Educated and Unemployed
Are you 25 or older? Are you an American citizen? Have you been an American citizen for 7 years or longer? Do you have a college degree? Are you unemployed or massively underemployed? Have you ...
|Midnight at The Oasis
The Saturday Night Round Table - aka Wink and RG's Lonely Hearts Club Jam - is on! We're talkin' TeaBagger dip$h!ttery, Movies, Pop Culture and some News and Politics du jour. Join the convo at 417-
|Top Comments: the Week that Was in Ireland edition
A look at the big story coming out of the Emerald Isle ... and one not so well-known (yet still historic, as well), after the jump .....
|Saturday Night Loser's Club, Vol. CDLXXVIII, Like Water for Food Edition
One vintage bumper-sticker type slogan goes: "If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem." That came to mind when I was reading this NYT interactive article , "Your ...
|The Big Lie: Part Umteenth Jillion
The Right Baits the Left to Turn Against Hillary Clinton By ASHLEY PARKER and NICK CORASANITI, MAY 16, 2015 http://nyti.ms/1EP4ies WASHINGTON — A Twitter post recently caught the eye of Bill ...
|sHell No: Activists chain themselves to Arctic Challenger
Activists have chained themselves to the anchor chain of Shell's drilling support ship Arctic Challenger in Bellingham Bay, WA, in a protest to raise awareness of the serious impacts of Shell's ...
|High Impact Posts: May 22, 2015||jotter||05/23/2015||7|
|Obama and Human Trafficing
Respected voices among us have come to the conclusion that President Obama would desire tier three Malaysia, the hub of human trafficking, be included in the TPP without expecting that would make a ...
|Just to Be Clear: Bobby Jindal Isn't Running for President
Oh, certainly he has an exploratory committee . Who doesn't? Got one myself, somewhere around here. He's talking it over with his family and the Almighty . He's giving the idea quiet contemplation ...
|NY Times - Dems afraid of Rubio
I read this piece today in the Times http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/23/us/politics/prospect-of-hillary-clinton-marco-rubio-matchup-unnerves-democrats.html?_r=0 I think it has some merit. I ...
|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, ...
|Top comments: Placeholder edition
Um, so apparently no one was scheduled for tonight. Consider this an open thread while your TC team throws the rest together.
|Tara the Antisocial Social Worker||05/22/2015||101|
|The Strange Case of Josh Duggar vs Tamir Rice
From the "In Touch Weekly" website : ....... in July, 2002 Josh admitted to fondling a minor’s breasts while she slept... ....The family did not alert authorities. ....about nine months later ...
|When are Conservative Voters going to Stop Blaming Dems
America is in decline, we know it, they know it. The difference between them and us are facts. We have the facts on our side, they get to blame the boogie man for low wage jobs and a crumbling ...
|Don't Mourn Our Democracy, Organize!
Everyone reading this knows something is rotten in the States of America. Our representatives don't listen to their constituents anymore; they listen to their wealthy donors. This is because ...
|Cost of getting sick in America - another casualty
Have to start with some background, growing up we were a middle class family and were not poor but were far from well off. Both parents worked full time factory jobs and by 2000 we owned a home and ...
|Scott Walker and the GOP Turning First Amendment Rights Upside Down
Does simply investigating whether a political crime occurred violate the First Amendment rights of the suspect? Presidential hopeful Scott Walker's allies say yes. What will the courts say?
|Money is the Original Form of Viral Media
In ancient times, Romans crossed out coins imprinted with the face of their tyrannical emperor, Caligula. In the early 20th century, British ...
|DFA: Help Stop Swiftboating of Elizabeth Warren
Progressive ideas have been getting a metric fck ton of increased media coverage due in a large part to the efforts of PCCC, DFA, and Dkos to get the word out on the courageous work of Senator ...
|The American Dialog
T he dialog of, the conversations we are attempting to have in this country have gotten so acrimonious, and ...
|The Tide is turning; Left catches up to the Right for the first time in Gallup history.
For the First time in Gallop records going back to 1999 the number of Social Liberals and Social conservatives is at a matching 31% Gallup had been polling social views since 1999 and had been ...
|Organizing Pennsylvania Dailykos Users
For awhile now, I have been looking for a way to become more active politically outside blogging here. Dailykos is such an amazing and wonderful community, though, that I find it hard to get ...
|Please Sign Onto The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his nationwide 'Contract with America', which he is calling " The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality ". Like Newt Gingrich's Contract With America, the ...
|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 ...
|Prediction: Hillary Will Be Pro-TPP
House Democrats control almost 2/3 of seats (121/188) representing 20 big export-dependent metros , and the amount of Democratic voters living in manufacturing-dependent cities keep on declining , ...
|Museums 101: Mustang Hardtops (Photo Diary)||Ojibwa||05/22/2015||13|
|Writing Successfully at Daily Kos - A Few Tips
Over the last few days at Daily Kos we've had several debates over editorial content and control as well as guidelines that writers follow. As a site that lives as a peer-reviewed source, Daily ...
|Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... Fri. News Dump
Arliss Bunny and OllieGarkey join us at 11:30 ET for our Fri. News Dump and Recycle Center. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet us with ...
|High Impact Posts: May 21, 2015||jotter||05/22/2015||4|
|Top Comments: Who's Running This Country?
Good evening, TC peeps! I've been away from TC for so long that most of you are probably saying, "virgowho?" ...
|Projecting a Climate Change Timeframe - Holy $h*t
In researching a book I'm writing I've been collecting prognostications about climate change. These have been gathered over time from numerous sources. But they are projections and hence a ...
|If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
|High Impact Posts: May 20, 2015||jotter||05/21/2015||8|
|Top Comments: Tragic Death in PNW and a Bitter Mourning.||bastrop||05/20/2015||37|
|The very real and decisive GMO scientific consensus
Over and over, I've read comments on the internet (obviously, my first mistake) that there is no scientific consensus about GMOs, or genetically modified organisms (generally crops or food), and ...
|High Impact Posts: May 19, 2015||jotter||05/20/2015||4|
|Top Comments: Verizon Edition
We had another telephone outage starting yesterday afternoon, which, of course, meant we had an internet outage as well. We've been having more frequent problems with our land line for about a ...
|What's so funny about religion?
A friend shared the [http://www.patheos.com/blogs/monkeymind/2015/05/an-eighth-graders-yo-mama-jokes-for-unitarian-universalists.html "Yo Mama Jokes for Unitarian (Universalist)s"] that Jack ...
|High Impact Posts: May 18, 2015||jotter||05/19/2015||11|
|Top Comments - The Greatest Little Band You Can No Longer See
A couple of weeks ago we got to see one of our favorite bands play in Spartanburg. The remarkable thing about it, for us, was that the band disbanded in early 2011! So seeing them together again ...
|Paddle in Seattle Saturday (photo diary)
One of four staging areas as I arrived There was a ...
|#Shell No - Happening Now in Seattle
From King 5 news Right now all entranceways to Terminal 5 in the Port of Seattle are blocked in protest of Shell's plans to drill in the Arctic. Hundred of people converged on the terminal ...
|Western US drought advances; Washington State declares state of emergency
Not good, but nowhere near the catastrophic California drought. Yet. With only 16% of normal snowpack this year, half of Washington State is in drought condition; putting 1.2 bn of crops in ...
|High Impact Posts: May 17, 2015||jotter||05/18/2015||4|
|Cartoon: Critical reactions
Cartoonists have been getting attention lately, and not in a good way, from the renewed debate ...
|Top Comments: Early Risers vs. Night Owls Edition
Some of us just like to howl at the moon ...
|Shell Polar "Destroyer" Arrives (Photo Diary)
Before all the attention/I took this from the Jack Block side Thursday afternoon, 05/14/15, I heard you could see the Polar Pioneer coming into view from Alki Beach. I went to Jack Block Park ...
|High Impact Posts: May 2-8, 2015||jotter||05/17/2015||6|
|Citizen-led WA ballot initiative pushes politician climate action
Washington state legislators are concerned that a $25/ton carbon tax proposed in Carbon Washington’s ballot initiative, I-732, will be too “blunt” an instrument. So they are reviving a more ...
|Saturday Night Loser's Club, Vol. CDLXXVII: Partly Read Series Edition
In his foreword to the Penguin Classics edition of Nietzsche’s Twilight of the Idols and The Anti-Christ , R.J. Hollingdale starts as follows: ”Why read a book by Nietzsche – not to speak of ...
|lilady RN – a memory of a passionate vaccine supporter
In the world of social media, we generally don't get to know one another very well. Out of the thousands of followers of this blog on Facebook, Twitter, and other outlets, I know only a handful ...
|Shadow War - Night fighters and electronic warfare in WWII
The only course open to us now is to make an assault by fire on the barbarians under cover of night. Sun Tzu One byproduct of warfare, horrible as it may be, is that technology tends to make ...
|Sen. McConnell: Fast Track Will Help Next GOP President Pass Trade Deals Over Dem Opposition
Republican Senate Majority Leader McConnell: “If we had a Republican president right now, not a single Democrat would vote for Trade Promotion Authority. So what I’ve said to my members, if we ...
|Raul Castro: Pope Francis May Inspire Me to Go Back to Church
A very interesting story. No doubt Republican Catholics will consider becoming Southern Baptists or "impeaching" the Pope. The Pope's soft liberation theology is impacting people. “ I ...
|Cartoon: The populist menace
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