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|ISIS and Assad Regime working together?
|In light of the truly despicable GoFundMe campaigns
that are justifiably getting negative exposure on this site, I'd like to offer this one as a counterweight. Providing young women with a safe place to play soccer means providing them with a space ...
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|Bernie Sanders - A Man With A Cause
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|Appeals Court Rules Keystone XL South Approval Was Legal, Lifting Cloud Over TransCanada
In a 3-0 vote, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Tenth Circuit has ruled that the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline was permitted in a lawful manner by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
|Chris Hedges Goes There: Karl Marx was Right
Chris Hedges Karl Marx Was Right Posted on May 31, 2015 " Here's the link. In a preface to "The Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy", Marx wrote: No social order ever ...
|News From North Carolina Over Declining Voter Registration
Well it seems that June is going to be a little hotter, legally speaking, for North Carolina as to just why and how we experienced voter registration irregularities ...
|Congressman: Senate Vote 'Exonerates Snowden'
A lot of people are puzzled why Senator McConnell pushed so hard to preventing any needed reforms of the Patriot Act. The failure to do so partially discredited his leadership. Republican ...
|Call These People, and Make Them Listen
Under the First Amendment, you have the right to petition your government to redress your grievances. Now would be a good time to do that. Today. According to public reports, the 18 Democratic ...
|Sunday Train: In Worrying News, Non-Petroleum in Transport Hits 60-year High
The US Energy Information Administration released a story last week which sounded like good news: Nonpetroleum Share of Transportation Energy at Highest Level Since 1954 . "Since 1954" means, since ...
|Embracing the Dark Reality of Iraq
The Fall of Ramadi is becoming a game-changer. Not for the defeat itself, but for the response. In particular, the military offensive to retake Ramadi. The most obvious element of how things ...
|Jury sees through Reefer Madness, acquits man on felony marijuana charges
AlterNet , which does an excellent job of keeping THIS ISSUE front and center, as any genuine progressive/liberal media entity would. It is essentially a medical marijuana story wherein cops, again,
|Flow from me like water.
This is not going to be funny, and this is not going to be angry, so if you are seeking a rant this evening (or any such classic Shiz fare) - off you go. The stories tonight about the death of ...
|Colorado is the Shiznit||05/30/2015||88|
|Bernie Sanders is polling better than EVERY Republican candidate
Bernie Sanders is "wacko", "crazy", "not to be taken seriously", and "He's a protest candidate. That's all" . At least if you listen to the mainstream news media. For some reason a large ...
|Dear Idiot Americans
Greetings, all you white supremacists, you Neo-Nazi Nutbags, you teabaggers and all you other racist Hatriots spreading your ignorant Islamaphobia all over this country; all you who equate 'science" ...
|Climate change conferences sponsored by fossil fuel interests.
What could go wrong? Climate Talks In Copenhagen Dominated By Climate Destroying Corps This is about the United Nations climate talks, as they are being sponsored by fossil fuel interests. I ...
|Revealed: Energy Transfer Partners’ 'Pipeline-for-Prostitute' Landman
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A DeSmog investigation has uncovered the identity of a land agent and the contract company he works with that allegedly offered to buy an Iowa farmer the services of ...
|Distraction: Ever wonder about "Crane Form Kung Fu"?
It came from cranes. No....really. A crane has, for whatever reason, fallen into a tiger's den at a zoo and cannot get out. There are 3 tigers, quite interested in the bird. The crane is maybe ...
|The GOP's Iraq Problem
In recent days we've been entertained by the desperate flip-flopping of Republican candidates on the issue of the Iraq War. Beyond the humor factor there is a deadly seriousness to the ...
|"a disturbing and frightening echo of the summer of 2006"
With great fanfare, Baghdad is launching a military offensive to take back Ramadi, and Anbar province in general, from ISIS. The many problems that this offensive symbolizes can best be summed up ...
|Obama’s Dizzying Spin on the Environment and Trade
A greener world they say, without dealing with how the "trade agreements" will address the climate change. I added the bold. The Obama Administration claims that the new round of secret trade deals ...
|Happy Birthday Daily Kos, and...
happy birthday to me as well. May 26 2002 May 26 ...
|LA Kossacks venture to the Valley next Sunday
It's been a while and we need to regroup, discuss the state of affairs, come up with new ideas and have fun. On the fun side, we are going to try a potluck A potluck is a gathering of people where ...
|46 Degree Programs Eliminated Across UNC College System
I guess the North Carolina Board of Governors educational planning committee for the University educational system didn't think these programs were important to our ...
|Russian Waitress educates customer on how to treat a woman.
Because he clearly didn't know. 2 guys are at a bar, the waitress is nearby...waiting. She approaches the man on the further barstool with what appears to be the check and he responds by trying to ...
|I didn't serve in Vietnam for freedom...
or liberty, or the flag. I didn't serve for the reasons people think of when they tell me, "Thanks for your service." I knew that this war was not about any of that stuff. I served for 365 days ...
| Aussie cops raid stoner's home, post his to-do list on twitter.
found on CNN Essentially, the police raided - actually raid is too strong: they executed a search warrant with no report of theatrics - this man's house and found this and posted it. It was ...
|The function of criticism
It's just amazing how much criticism of elite Republicans goes on here at DailyKos.com! So what does all of this criticism say about elite Republicans? They play us for suckers , they wage war on ...
|10 Years on DKos !
Joined on 24 May 2005, soon after the closing of Billmon's Whyskey Bar and found myself orphaned and in need of somewhere else suitably progressive. Haven't been much of a diary writer, but I ...
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