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Street Prophets Coffee Hour: Memorial Day
Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service. - ...
linkage 05/25/2015 1
Joseph Smith's Forty Wives - Thoughts on Organized Religion
In November of 2014, the Mormon Church officially admitted that its founder, Joseph Smith, had forty wives. While the polygamy of Mormon leader Brigham Young had long been acknowledged, founder and ...
pikachu 05/25/2015 32
History 101: "Globists Cannot be Christians"
Within the overall Christian community, there continues to be waged the debate over who is really a Christian and who is not. For many, this is a debate about belief: belief in the Bible rather than ...
Ojibwa 05/25/2015 13
Thank You to my Family Who Served Their Country
On this Memorial Day I am remembering the members of my immediate family who served in the Armed Forces.
michelewln 05/25/2015 1
Daily Kos Elections Memorial Day open thread
Bear McCreary -- "Wander My Friends"
Jeff Singer 05/25/2015 16
Philip Murray
“Unions were created to make living conditions just a little better than they were before they were created, and the union that does not manifest that kind of interest in human beings cannot endure.
The Rick Smith Show 05/25/2015 3
"Black People Had War Declared on Them By Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf."
On Thursday, May 21st, 2015, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, in response to window breaking during ...
jpmassar 05/24/2015 29
D'var Torah: Shavuot and the Book of Ruth
The five scrolls or megillot, The Song of Songs, Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, and Lamentations, are read during the year on different holidays. Ruth, my subject here, is read on Shavuot . This is ...
ramara 05/24/2015 5
Is ISIS Disintegrating ???
Word out of Iraq from yesterday is quite different the what I see in the morning war coverage out of MSM/corporate media. -- Over in Iraq the coalition has set up two large-scale victories in the ...
waterstreet2008 05/24/2015 99
Eternal Life: Pros and Cons - Would Heaven Be All It's Cracked Up to Be?
I was sitting on the couch channel-surfing with my mom one afternoon when she stopped on Long Island Medium , a self-professed psychic who supposedly puts the living in contact with the dead. ...
SecularSchoolTeacher 05/24/2015 46
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
UPDATED: PERSONAL: Here's why I reacted so strongly to the "Attorney Chad" incident.
About a week ago, I posted an off-topic entry called "Attorney Chad" is about to have a really bad weekend. It appears that after the tragic Amtrak derailment a couple of weeks ago, a Philadelphia-...
Brainwrap 05/24/2015 46
Connect! Unite! Act! Houston, Seattle, LA & Glacier Park Meet — Have You Ever Been to Ireland?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
Steven Payne 05/24/2015 121
Creative Explosion: Street Prophets Sunday All Day Brunch (Art Diary)
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. It has been a while since I felt like doing art. ...
michelewln 05/24/2015 3
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 ...
davehouck 05/24/2015 13
Building The Eighth Wonder of the World
On this day in Labor History the year was 1883. The “eighth wonder of the world, the Brooklyn Bridge opened for traffic. 600 men worked on the project, which took 14 years to complete. Between ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/24/2015 3
Marriage Equality Opponents and their ludicrous claim about the 1st Amendment
Marriage Equality Opponents: the 1st Amendment does *not* give you the right to break the law! They constantly try to make themselves the victim because they are not allowed to force their ...
AllenMcw 05/23/2015 13
Can Josh Duggar Really be Forgiven?
As I wrote in my last diary, the Huckster has been making news regarding Josh Duggar’s molestations by 1.) Defending Josh and seemingly ignoring the victims of Josh’s crime and 2.) Claiming that ...
Benthovens5th 05/23/2015 25
Is Anyone Out There? Street Prophets Saturday
The vastness of the universe with millions, perhaps billions, of suns with planets circling them, is almost beyond the imaginations of many people. Contemplating the universe and the many ...
Ojibwa 05/23/2015 18
Breaking: Marriage Equality Referendum Passes in Ireland by Wide Margin
Comhghairdeas, Éire! Huffington Post has an article on the results: here . "We're the first country in the world to enshrine marriage equality in our constitution and do so by popular mandate. ...
Village Vet 05/23/2015 44
Apparently, 136 Bullets Were NOT Enough.
OOPS : Someone put an autoplay video embed in the comments. If you hear audio you can go here and stop the video from playing. -----
jpmassar 05/23/2015 254
Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, LA & Glacier Park Meet-up Info — Are You Clueless?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
catilinus 05/23/2015 170
Saturday Morning Home Repair
The Saturday Morning Home Repair Blog (SMHRB) is where we gather to discuss the many and varied aspects of home repair. Some here are trained professionals. Some, talented DIYers. All are welcome.
eeff 05/23/2015 39
Electric-Auto-Lite Strike
How can unionized workers and unemployed workers stand together? Perhaps we can look to the past for examples of the power of such solidarity. On this day in Labor History the year was 1934. It ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/23/2015 1
A Week in the Life of ACA Signups
I've been sending out these weekly digests to my mailing list for months now, but figured some here might be interested in it as well (and most of the compilation work is already done so what the ...
Brainwrap 05/22/2015 2
The Economist: "Caliphate Strikes Back." The Coalition corrects Iraq map, surrounds Mosul
The Economist tries to get it right. The center of Ramadi is indeed under ISIS control. That's "ISIS" as an acronym for Islamic State Is Shxt. What matters most in Iraq goes to three things: --
waterstreet2008 05/22/2015 27
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Aztec Camera -- "Oblivious"
James L 05/22/2015 374
Obamacare Saves Sight, Obamacare Saves Lives. StDD~ Week 39
    Daily Kos' own ObamaCare guru, Brainwrap, has recently highlighted the story of Luis Lang in a number of posts here , here , here , ...
JoanMar 05/22/2015 30
Walking with Wildflowers: Photo Diary & Open Thread for Street Prophets
Greetings! And welcome to another fuzzy offering left just outside the back door by Marko the Werelynx. This week I thought I'd share a few more photos from my trip up into the rolling, green ...
Marko the Werelynx 05/22/2015 42
The Irish win the internet as thousands head #HomeToVote for equality
Naomi O'Leary captures the scene on a train #HomeToVote The Irish are headed to the polls today for a nationwide vote on same-sex marriage and thousands of Irish citizens have gone to extraordinary ...
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 41
The Taliban in Our Midst
[Mikey Weinstein]: This guest Op-Ed from my dear friend, Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) Advisory Board member, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff Lawrence ...
Mikey Weinstein 05/22/2015 6
Incredible! Man drinks beer using prosthetic arm and mind-reading chip in brain (VIDEO)
Erik Sorto enjoying his first 12 oz lift. A gunshot wound 13 years ago left Erik Sorto paralyzed, unable to do even the simplest of tasks by himself. But now, thanks to the miracles of modern ...
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 6
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
Mike Huckabee unleashes tirade in defense of the Duggar family and molestation charges
Mike Huckabee poses with Josh Duggar Proving once again that he is not a serious 2016 presidential candidate, this morning Mike Huckabee unleashed a tirade against ...
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 289
Due to historic drought, California forced to take extreme measures to save the salmon
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 3
The prurient god of the Duggars
Full disclosure. I never watched the Duggar's television show. Heard about it, of course. But the show's entire premise left me feeling nauseous. The focus on fertility and a constant state of ...
Onomastic 05/22/2015 269
France takes unprecedented step to crack down on food waste and help citizens in need
France taking dramatic steps to reduce waste. In the United States, an estimated (and astounding) 430 billion ...
Jen Hayden 05/22/2015 10
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 ...
Chris Reeves 05/22/2015 78
Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Park Meet-up Info — Favorite CT?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
smileycreek 05/22/2015 202
Daily Kos Elections open thread 5/22
Mystery Science Theater 3000-- "Noh Theater" Daily Kos Elections is taking this Friday off, as well as this Monday in observance of Memorial Day. We'll be back Tuesday: In the meantime, have a ...
Jeff Singer 05/22/2015 96
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.
Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa ...
Jeff Singer 05/22/2015 3
Have You Been to Jail for Justice?
On this day Labor History the year was 1895. Labor organizer Eugene V. Debs began a six month prison sentence in Woodstock, Illinois. Debs was the leader of the American Railway Union that had ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/22/2015 2
10% of the U.S. population is now enrolled in ACA-enabled healthcare coverage.
Cross-posted at ACASignups....
Brainwrap 05/21/2015 7
HI-Sen: Brian Schatz (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPA
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D. HI), who has been an adamant opponent of the TPP, is now focusing on stopping the TPA:
poopdogcomedy 05/21/2015 3
That Michigan pastor who was outed on Grindr? He nearly shamed a gay teen into committing suicide
Tyler Kish recalls Pastor Matt Makela's heartless counseling Yesterday we covered Pastor Matt Makela, the anti-gay Michigan ...
Jen Hayden 05/21/2015 108
One Oregon town wants to start issuing $500 fines for stinky marijuana
Don't smoke that stinky bud in Pendleton, Oregon! Beginning July 1, 2015, adults over the age of 21 will be able to legally possess, use and cultivate marijuana in Oregon, following similar efforts ...
Jen Hayden 05/21/2015 46
Woman who ran over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote against Obama is headed to prison
One less voter for the 2016 election. Thanks, Obama: A judge has sentenced an Arizona woman to 3 ½ years in prison for running over her husband with an SUV ...
Jen Hayden 05/21/2015 160
Hearing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' on a 110-year-old fairground organ is oddly perfect (VIDEO)
Gorgeous, in all ways. Old school craftsmanship meets vintage rock and roll in the video age. The result? Oddly amazing and perfect:
Jen Hayden 05/21/2015 23
IL-Sen: Mark Kirk (R) Gets His Facts Wrong Regarding Nelson Mandela & South Africa's Nuclear Program
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R. IL) has been pushing his Iran Sanctions Bill which would greatly undermine President Obama's negotiations with Iran: http://www.niacouncil.org/much-more-is-needed-from-...
poopdogcomedy 05/21/2015 3
President of Boy Scouts calls for an end to the ban on gay Scout leaders
Jen Hayden 05/21/2015 64
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 ...
kos 05/21/2015 263
"Little" Wagner Act
On this day Labor History the year was 1945. That was a very important day for workers on the islands of Hawaii. It marked the passage of the federal Hawaii Employment Relations Act, more ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/21/2015 2
CA-Sen: Watch Kamala Harris (D) Rock The California Democratic Party Convention
Received this e-mail today from Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D. CA) U.S. Senate campaign:
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 8
Michigan/Motor City Kossacks Weekly Open Thread: Onwards to '16!
That's right! Ready or not, 2016 is coming! In the Detroit area, we already have three points of contact for two announced candidates. For Bernie Sanders: You'll want to contact Mike Witte - a ...
ezioaltair12 05/20/2015 7
Aetna gets huge fine in Missouri for not enough autism coverage and too much abortion coverage
Jay Nixon announces a mixed bag settlement with Aetna First, the good news. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced a $4.5 million ...
Jen Hayden 05/20/2015 2
MD-Sen: Donna Edwards (D) Goes After The Medicare Cuts In The TPP
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 6
Iconic Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from auction house
This well-known painting was among the stolen loot. Not cool, man. Not cool: More than $75,000 worth of ...
Jen Hayden 05/20/2015 20
WA-Gov & Sen: PPP Has Inslee (D) & Murray (D) Starting Off Looking Strong For Re-Election
Some good news today from PPP out of Washington: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2015/05/washington-voters-grow-further-in-support-of-gay-marriage-marijuana-background-checks....
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 4
WI-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D. OH) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail from one of my favorite U.S. ...
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 3
VIDEO: Clinton talks debt-free college for first time!
Huge news. Monday in Iowa, Hillary Clinton talked about moving toward debt-free college for the first time. Take a look at the video.
BoldProgressives 05/20/2015 11
Anti-gay pastor in Michigan resigns after–well, you can probably guess
Secret hypocritical double life? There's an app for that. Reverend Matthew Makela was recently listed on the St. John's Lutheran Church website as a devoted husband and father of five children. But,
Jen Hayden 05/20/2015 319
MO-Sen: Jason Kander (D) & VoteVets Push Congress To Give Veterans Free Access To Public Parks
Received this e-mail today from VoteVets and Secretary of State Jason Kander's (D. MO) U.S. Senate campaign: I ...
poopdogcomedy 05/20/2015 2
The Railway Labor Act
On this day Labor History the year was 1926. That was the day President Calvin Coolidge signed the Railway Labor Act. For decades railroad labor disputes had often become bloody affairs. The ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/20/2015 1
Pennsylvania Governor: Decriminalize marijuana. Current laws are ripping families apart.
Upon testimony from doctors and patients, Pennsylvania considers common sense approach to marijuana. It has taken decades to get this point in our society, but key politicians are getting on the ...
Jen Hayden 05/19/2015 22
Turnout 2.6% after 5 hrs voting in my PA division
Ben Franklin would weep today about his fellow Pennsylvanians' voting enthusiasm. Here in a suburban Philadelphia county (Montgomery County, not in Philadelphia) with party primaries on the two ...
pasuburbdem1 05/19/2015 16
Michigan man charged for waterboarding a 5-year-old boy over a ripped backpack
Michael Porter is accused of torturing a 5-year-old. Today's candidate for worst person in the world is Michigan's Michael Porter, who waterboarded his girlfriend's 5-year-old son for ripping his ...
Jen Hayden 05/19/2015 33
Matewan
On this day Labor History the year was 1920. That year a national coal strike had won unionized miners a twenty-seven percent pay raise. But the miners in West Virginia were not in the union. ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/19/2015 6
Michigan smokers, drinkers paid twice as much in total taxes as its businesses did
Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder Michigan has found a way to make up for some of its budget shortfall after cutting corporate taxes to the bone—just tax people who smoke and drink more! Chad ...
Kerry Eleveld 05/18/2015 35
PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/15/15 Edition
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: For close to a year, we have ...
poopdogcomedy 05/18/2015 4
Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones: That which is Nature's should be given to all Nature's Children.
The newspapers were hammering me, and the priests and the ministers were hammering me, but I am alive yet, I am still here, hammering them. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/18/2015 4
The Lengths the Underhanded will go
On this day Labor History the year was 1979. That was the day an Oklahoma City jury found in favor of the estate of Karen Silkwood. Karen worked as a lab tech at the Cimarron nuclear plant, ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/18/2015 2
Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones warns: a nation that crushes her producers goes over the breakers.
I don't want any mercy from any court, I don't do anything but what is my duty to do as a citizen of this nation, and I don't ask you for mercy. I am asking for justice, and not mercy, and I ...
JayRaye 05/17/2015 14
Standing for Justice
On this day in Labor History the year was 1838. The Second Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women was being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For a while, a group of anti-slavery abolitionists ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/17/2015 1
Hellraisers Journal: Tears stream from the eyes of Mother Jones as she tells of industrial horrors.
I reside wherever there is a good fight against wrong-all over the country. Wherever the workers are fighting the robbers I go there. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/16/2015 7
A. Philip Randolph
On this day in Labor History the year was 1979. That was the day that A Philip Randolph, perhaps the most significant African American figure in the US Labor Movement, passed away. He was 90 ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/16/2015 3
Shaming Republicans: Even A Tragedy Can't Change This Congress
John Boehner is a real class act. Not because he's an arrogant, red-faced, badly-tanned, mouthpiece for America's top 1% but because only a complete idiot with pockets so deep that he hasn't even ...
KantV420 05/15/2015 10
A "Dyed in the Wool Hobo"
On this day in labor history the year was 1942. The Labor Movement lost one of its prolific voices. T Bone Slim was born Matti Valentinpoika Huhta in Ashtabula Ohio. His parents were Finnish ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/15/2015 2
PA-Sen: Pat Toomey (R) Insists He's Not Holding Up A Judicial Nominee He's Holding Up
And so the ridiculous saga of the Tea Party U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and the judicial nominee he recommended that he's delaying a vote for continues: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/13/
poopdogcomedy 05/14/2015 4
Phila. High School Student Leads Walkout Over High Stakes Testing
Giancarlos Rodriguez, a high school student from Philadelphia's Penn Treaty High School in the city's Fishtown neighborhood, organized a walkout against Pennsylvania's Keystone Exams. The walkout ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/14/2015 2
Raise a Glass to Those Who Stood Up
One could say that brewing beer is important to the identity of the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Even the city’s baseball team goes by the name the “Brewers.” And so on this day in Labor ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/14/2015 1
Michigan/Motor City Kossacks Weekly Open Thread: Why "Giggles the Pig" Might be Flint's Next Mayor
ICYMI: "Giggles the Pig," a sow belonging to attorney Michael Ewing of Flint, has been put forth as a candidate for the mayoralty of Flint, Michigan. I'm all for political theater. But, really? A ...
peregrine kate 05/13/2015 17
PSA: Michigan Matters! Some Presidential Primary Opportunities
Ok, folks, this is gonna be pretty short, but damn if it won't be sweet. In case you haven't heard, two people from the Northeast are fighting over a spot for the Democratic nomination, and the ...
ezioaltair12 05/13/2015 5

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