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|Whistling Past Marcel's at Midnight
|Meat Grown In A Vat. What Could Go Wrong?
|The Justice Department on Netroots Radio Presents: "The Streets of His Soldier Mind"
|Open thread for night owls. A reprise: 'Lies, Damned Lies, a Searchable Database of Lies'||Meteor Blades||05/24/2015||55|
|American reality distorted by media coverage and police response
In the last few days America witnessed something many have been stating for decades. The media coverage and interpretation of events is demonstrably race based. I walked into my home from after ...
|159 Members of This Community Should Be Ashamed
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: May 24
New Views We are fortunate to live on a hill with nice views close and distant. The views change from season to season as trees leaf out and the become bare, but most of our trees are ...
|Young People's Pavilion: Bedtime For Chickies
"To write a good young picture book ... You have to write with all the skill of an adult who understands words, rhythm, rhyme, character, and story and all the heart and soul of a child who ...
|The Book Bear||05/24/2015||1|
|The promise of NewSpace
Ceres as revealed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 4, 2015, from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers). The bright spots may be water ice. We throw a lot of terms around here on Daily Kos, ...
|Sanders: Campaign coverage should focus on issues instead of outrage, gossip and Facebook comments||Meteor Blades||05/24/2015||108|
|Memorial Day and Flanders Fields
I often struggle to write about Memorial Day. It is about more ...
|Mark E Andersen||05/24/2015||82|
|Are corporations 'raiding' the United States?
|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 ...
|How a Southern white boy unlearned racism
|$15 minimum wage in L.A. is great. But it was only necessary because a Democratic Congress blew it
If national Democrats had done their job, ...
|Memorial Day Lesson, with Steel Guitars
In my early days of the Vietnam War, my crew and I slept on Guam, an island from which our B52s flew west day and night. Sometimes, our flying schedule left us some room to head to the airbase's ...
|Empirical versus Theoretical
On page 198 Problems of Empiricism: Volume 2: Philosophical Papers 1985. Paul Feyerabend describes a quote attributed to Einstein from a lecture in Prague in 1920: If the observations of ...
|When Hippies Roamed the Earth
||One Pissed Off Liberal||05/24/2015||229|
|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 ...
|Who are more Dangerous: Fleeing Suspects or the Police Officers who Kill them?
Americans used to have rights. Primarily the Right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Also we supposedly have the the right to be "secure from unreasonable searches and seizures of ...
|Odds & Ends: News/Humor (with a "Who Lost the Week?" poll)
I post a weekly diary of historical notes, arts & science items, foreign news (often receiving little notice in the US) and whimsical pieces from the outside world that I often feature in "Cheers & ...
|Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran’s Savage Indictment of the Iraq War
Is the title of this post by someone named Jim Wright, which I think you will want to read. It is a totally brutal putdown of the likes of Mitt Romney and John McCain, of the neocons who pushed us ...
|Ancient Europe: Solutrean
Prehistory refers to the past for which there is no written history, which means that the primary information comes from the findings of archaeology. One of the periods of European prehistory is the ...
|An image of Hillary Clinton that might surprise you
|Do not call me girl: Women in the workforce
Years ago, when my career depended on my being so much better at what I did than were the men I worked with, and my willingness to work twice as hard for 60.2 percent ...
|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 ...
|Wildflowers at 7500' in the Southern Rockies ~Photo Heavy
Earlier this week, in between the much-appreciated & simultaneously disagreeable-to-hiking rain storms, I took my dogs out for a wildflower sight-seeing hike. We went to a close, common hike for us, ...
|The Inoculation Project 5/24/2015: Human Circuits!
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
|GUS: Happy LGBT Equal Rights Demanded by the Irish Weekend w/ Recipes
Good Sunday, GUSgreenies!!!!!!! Sure, we all know my entire ancestral family pushed the vote wayyyyyy over the top for the Yes vote in Ireland for Marriage Equality. You can thank me and mine later.
|How did you begin to unlearn racism?
Overpass Light Brigade, "Unlearn Racism" When the Overpass Light Brigade brought the message of " ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/24/2015||492|
|A Haunting Portrait of War
|Welcome To The United States Of America Please Pick Your Hangun Up After Passport Control
Dear Members We have heard some comments that some foreigners are worried about visiting our sacred shores, we would like to encourage them to visit the only truly exceptional country on the planet.
|A trip to the zoo with a homeless family
Makala sees a black bear This is an update on the family I'm trying to help. Please see this diary for the full story. For the record, I don't really like this title because I see Chelsie, Terrance,
|Sunday Talk: Not enough circuses
Faced with the prospect of a ...
|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-
|Open thread: Unlearning racism, Flanders Fields and women in the workforce
What's coming up on Sunday Kos ... Do not call me girl: Women in the workforce, by Susan Grigsby Memorial Day and Flanders Fields, by Mark E Andersen How did you begin to unlearn racism, by ...
|Neither Mandela Nor Gandhi Favored Peace At All Cost
This is a short diary and I am advocating nothing. I don't understand why the systematically oppressed and murdered without justice in this country are always supposed to take the higher ground ...
|Duggar Parents Placed Son in Christian Treatment Facility whose Leader was Caught Molesting Girls
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/23/2015: The Stag Cook Book||Chrislove||05/23/2015||86|
|This week at progressive state blogs: Gov. Kasich plays the suckers; Gov. Bryant writes a dumb op-ed
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a ...
|Ruby's Dream House
I first wrote about Ruby Corado on June 8, 2013...well, after a shorter mention of her in August of 2012 ...
|This week in the war on workers: Who gets the benefits of trade deals?
The Senate advanced fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday.
|The CoupGate Files #1: The Folks Who Smeared the Clintons the First Time Around
In light of how various conservatives and their media accomplices are trying to conceal their roles in enabling the disastrous invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan (actions which cost between 100 and ...
|Update: Photos from Portland, OR Celebration! Today, we gather to Celebrate our Cedwyn
"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- -Lewis Carrol, The Walrus and The Carpenter The time has come to talk ...
|GUS Friday Morning Open Thread
Good morning, it was so much fun having anod visit me. My husband, Luis and my neighbor all got to meet him and they all liked him a lot. I am so flattered he came here to see me. I've finally met ...
|GUS - 5-21-15 Open Thread
Good Morning, all you Gusmaintainers! Hope you all are safe, warm, dry and happy! We have had a cold front sitting on us for a few days here, Sarah, Romeo and I. I am using the Mercury retrograde ...
|Gus - 5-18-15 Open Thread
Hew, Gusskittehs! I know you can play amongst yourselves, so I am not worried that I can't be here for a few days. Hope everyone is well and happy, and smoke-free. Smoking is not only about your ...
|GUS - Giving Up Smoking - That Time anod Went To Visit flumptail Edition
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support series for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. We avoid ...
|GUS 5-14-15 Open Thread
Good Morning! Hope you all are safe, warm, dry and happy. It got down in the 30s here last night, I had to tuck in anything tender. A beautiful sunny day ahead now, temps in the 60s. I am going ...
|GUS: Half The Battle...
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are quitting ...
|GUS Hello on Another Monday Open Thread
Good Morning Everyone! Intermittent downpours last night, garden and woods are happy! So I had to take a walk with Sarah this morning to breathe and snap some pics. I wish I could take a pic of ...
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- The seething, bigoted spectacle taking place in Alabama this week after becoming the latest state to join the nation in marriage equality has been predictably nauseating. With Alabama Chief ...266 comments 250 Recs
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- Good morning GUSwinterwearybuddies! Yesterday was my 3rd anniversary for quitting!! YaY!!!! Cold and raw out and now waiting for the real snow to arrive later today through Tuesday morning!!! I ...63 comments 19 Recs
- Honestly, who gives a shit? I've been around DK for a while now, and many lifers know me as an angry, black dyke. Some kossacks like that (I once got hit on in a PM by a particularly noxious kossack ...505 comments 162 Recs
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- Racism is not an opinion. It is a fact. White supremacy is one of the most powerful social forces and ideologies in the United States (and the West). As such, it is reflected in our political ...1339 comments 604 Recs
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