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Notes and Speculation on a Religion: Americanism
Americanism is often referred to as "America's secular religion." I have some notes and speculations on religion in general and Americanism in specific. Religion is an interesting word, its origin ...
redwolfe 05/04/2015 2
Why would this time be worse?
It is sometimes pointed out in climate discussions that the earth has been much warmer at times in the distant past, so why should we be upset about it getting that hot again? Apparently some ...
strawbale 05/04/2015 4
You probably don't want to hear this but California is using water left from fracking to water crops
Yes, it's the waste water left over from fracking. The fracking liquid that contains chemicals we don't know about. This is the kind of idiocy posing as one solution to the California man-...
VL Baker 05/04/2015 77
A White Son Of Ferguson On Why St. Louis Can’t Change
I am a white son of Ferguson, Mo. I am a son of Dellwood, Castle Point, Moline Acres, Jennings, St. Ann, Riverview Gardens, Northwoods and Normandy and north St. Louis County. I am a St. Louis ...
RDScally 05/04/2015 46
"Volcanoes" of gas, mud (chemicals?) and water erupt during drilling.
Pakalolo 05/04/2015 11
Why Intellectual Integrity Is In Such Short Supply
Paul Krugman recently wrote: "No, what you should really look for, in a world that keeps throwing nasty surprises at us, is intellectual integrity: the willingness to face facts even if they’re ...
isaly 05/04/2015 1
Nonviolence media black-out
When the media marginalized the nonviolence on the streets, it also blacked-out the expression of nonviolence as a radical call for justice and for systemic change.
alyceejl 05/04/2015 3
MI Progressives: Please Vote Yes on Prop 1 Tomorrow
This diary is pretty straightforward: I'm asking DKos Michiganians to make their way to the polls tomorrow and vote yes in our special election to alter various tax rates in Michigan and increase ...
Inflection 05/04/2015 11
Economics, like politics: 31 flavors of permanent unreality
Summary: Yesterday we read the "OPOL report," which argued we have a "bullshit political system." Today, with reference to a piece by Raul Ilargi Meijer in today's Naked Capitalism , I'm going to ...
Cassiodorus 05/04/2015 11
Delingpole's Deepwater Disrespect
We spend a lot of time talking about James Delingpole, and occasionally it seems like maybe we're picking on him a bit too much (and giving him more attention than he deserves). But then he goes ...
ClimateDenierRoundup 05/04/2015 3
Bernie Sanders the Demagogue Enters the Democratic Presidential Race
This is how the right wing poses Bernie Sanders. What a flipping joke. I mean really? Are we to forget that the militarized police state doesn't appear to stand with those protesting income ...
War on Error 05/04/2015 15
Engelhardt: Counting Bodies, Then and Now
Who Counts? Body Counts, Drones, and “Collateral Damage” (aka “Bug Splat”) By Tom Engelhardt This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three ...
TomDispatch 05/04/2015 2
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. New York state police handcuff and shackle a "combative" five year ...
justiceputnam 05/04/2015 1
Religion of the 2nd Amendment
There is one thing that gets people more worked up and divided than religion and that's the 2nd amendment to the constitution. You will hear gun enthusiasts claim it's a blanket right for them to ...
streicher187 05/04/2015 8
A Proposal to Tie Corporate Tax Deductions to Number of American Jobs
I think that, for many reasons that can be elaborated upon elsewhere, the country, meaning us The People, has a vested interest in making sure American companies create jobs here in the US, rather ...
pierre9045 05/04/2015 37
The Justice Dept on Netroots Radio Presents: "The Bewilderment Will Diminish Like An Echo"
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justiceputnam 05/03/2015 1
Hillary Clinton on foreign policy: Critical perspectives from the Left
Still Life with Deciders and ...
koNko 05/03/2015 250
Squirrel Droppings: Yes, BUT...
When I opened the Daily Kos Recommended e-mail today, I was presented with a petition, which I'd seen before, asking me, in a nutshell, to endorse Hillary Clinton for President, and, seemingly, to ...
Daily Squirrel 05/03/2015 4
Drunk Arguing with Conservative Family Members... share your story!
Just wanted to write this about my experience last night dealing with drunk conservative family members..... Last night at a very nice family function I made the mistake of getting into a ...
sellersandscott 05/03/2015 39
Nonviolence as Non-Compliance
Nonviolence is not the problem, but officials’ nonviolence certainly is.
alyceejl 05/03/2015 3
The Inoculation Project 5/3/2015: Physics in Baltimore
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
belinda ridgewood 05/03/2015 28
I ♥ Democratic Socialism: Under cover at the "cleanest country music show on earth"
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine I keep my eyes wide open all the time I keep the ends out for the tie that binds Because you're mine, I walk the line I Walk the Line , by Johnny Cash ...
Galtisalie 05/03/2015 34
Christian Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds
I like to write about this subject for a couple of different reasons. The first is that it lets me vent about something that really yanks my chain. And, every time I write on this topic, Christians ...
tlcpro 05/03/2015 17
Republican war on family
I keep hearing republicans blame the destruction of the American family for everything from violence to poverty not even knowing the irony that they are mostly responsible for the demise of the ...
streicher187 05/02/2015 8
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
House Republicans launch direct attack on Earth Sciences slashing $300 to $500 million from NASA
Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
Lefty Coaster 05/02/2015 32
Unabashed Pimping For Bernie
Go to BernieSanders.com and give!
too many people 05/02/2015 11
House seeking to slash spending on Earth science
Hard to believe there were times when either political party regularly distinguished itself and alternately embarrassed the entire nation when it came to science. Or that for a few brief shining ...
DarkSyde 05/02/2015 45
The Daily Bucket: Plant/Herptile Interactions
- Curious about something you saw while walking in the woods? Spot the coolest bug ever? The prettiest flower and butterfly? Stumble on a rock and found a fossil? Or was it? This is the place ...
matching mole 05/02/2015 45
This week in science: stardrive?
There is great excitement in some corners of the space exploration community this week, as several NASA people opened up a discussion with engineers and others outside the agency over a mysterious,
DarkSyde 05/02/2015 91
Breaking: Mosby to File Homicide Charges in Freddy Gray Case
The Washington Post is reporting that Maryland State Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has found probable case to file homicide charges in the death of Freddie Gray. Baltimore prosecutor: Probable cause to ...
koNko 05/01/2015 21
Sandy Tolan: The One-State Conundrum
Here’s a punchline the Obama administration could affix to the Middle East right now: With allies like these, who needs enemies? If you happen to be in that administration, that region must seem ...
TomDispatch 04/30/2015 3
Andrew Cockburn: How Assassination Sold Drugs and Promoted Terrorism
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . No one can claim that plotting assassination is new to Washington ...
TomDispatch 04/28/2015 3
Christian Appy: From the Fall of Saigon to Our Fallen Empire
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers: As you may remember, ...
TomDispatch 04/27/2015 1
Oh Pooh! The Pres is TPP Pouting
"i take it personally! said Obama regarding TPP disagreeing Democrats. Well, I take it personally, too! Keeping your hearts desire a secret from the people that elected you is not the change we ...
War on Error 04/23/2015 28
Accurate climate change predictions in 1981
Yesterday, in honor of Earth Day, Glenn Beck regaled his conservative radio audience with [faulty predictions http://www.aei.org/publication/18-spectacularly-wrong-apocalyptic-predictions-made-around-
ybruti 04/23/2015 13
Engelhardt: The Future Foreseen (and Not)
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers:   A small reminder that the new title ...
TomDispatch 04/23/2015 1
Josh, the Next Romney in the Doomed Dynasty
A friend of a friend helped build Mitt's and Josh's new, adjacent mansions in Utah recently. This establishes Josh Romney for future runs in the Utah political arena. But I guess Josh is ...
War on Error 04/22/2015 7
Nick Turse: AFRICOM Behaving Badly
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers: We have news and a special offer for ...
TomDispatch 04/21/2015 4

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