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Bill O'Reilly: Simpletons responsible for liberals catching up to conservatives
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Steven Payne 05/28/2015 22
Actuaries weigh in on Republican Obamacare 'fix' ideas, and they're even worse than you thought
This is what happens when you let this guy do the thinking for you. Engage in a bit of pretend for a moment. Pretend we're three or four weeks in the future and pretend that the Supreme Court ...
Joan McCarter 05/28/2015 7
Some Thoughts on Persuading
Let’s talk about persuasion for a minute, shall we? Over here in Democrat-land we have a lot of fur flying between the supporters of Senator Sanders and Secretary Clinton. That’s a good think to ...
Something the Dog Said 05/28/2015 23
No, Sanders isn't gaining on Clinton, but that doesn't mean he hasn't won
He's already won. Believe it or not (I didn't at first), Hillary's primary poll ...
kos 05/28/2015 675
FCC wants to expand internet fight with Republicans with broadband subsidies for the poor
They have the power. The ...
Joan McCarter 05/28/2015 23
The political peril of Supreme Court Obamacare case
Chief Justice John Roberts has a lot to think about these days. It's been clear for months that if the Supreme Court were to ...
Joan McCarter 05/28/2015 139
Question: if Sanders isn't 'serious', then neither are most GOP presidential wannabees
More popular than the jokers in the GOP side. Here is the ...
kos 05/28/2015 358
Mitch McConnell's Patriot Act strategy leaves colleagues scratching their heads
The wheels fell of Mitch McConnell's claims of a new, ...
Joan McCarter 05/28/2015 24
IAN: Thursday 05/28/2015 Creepy Technology
Today, the strangest thing happened to me. I was using a tablet to play a video game when Lil Zen texted me. When I answer her, I always speak to Siri and he types what I say usually. The times ...
art ah zen 05/27/2015 39
Free Solar for Low-Income Homeowners in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods & Other Energy Assistance Progs
This starts focused on a specific California solar program, then below the fold is exploration of a nationwide dot-org website operated by N.C. State University's Clean Energy Technology ...
mettle fatigue 05/27/2015 8
Idiots on parade
Just had the dubious pleasure of hearing the Governor of Ohio on CNN boasting about his economic success and massive popularity in his state. While the whole interview wasn't softball, he got away ...
cborgia 05/27/2015 6
Insurance company overhead costs explode under Obamacare
Getting tens of millions of people newly insured is an expensive proposition, and one that is costing $273.6 billion in additional insurance overhead , according to a ...
Joan McCarter 05/27/2015 212
Jeb Bush gets all the Pinocchios for ISIS statements
Jeb Bush has tried valiantly to shake off his disastrous Iraq statements, including a lame ...
Joan McCarter 05/27/2015 35
Administration puts pressure on Senate to save some form of NSA collection program
The White House is increasing pressure on the Senate ...
Joan McCarter 05/27/2015 43
Immigration activists vow Republicans will rue anti-immigration court ruling
Joan McCarter 05/27/2015 33
OH, GA, MO, AZ, NC, IA & SC-Sen: The GOP Senators Who Took The Most Corporate Cash To Fast Track TPP
Former Bush Trade Representative & U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R. OH) took the most pro-TPP corporate cash. The Guardian has a great article out about which U.S. Senators took the most corporate cash ...
poopdogcomedy 05/27/2015 3
Florida Senate offers Medicaid compromise, Rick Scott and the Kochs reject it
Florida's Senate President Andy Gardner ...
Joan McCarter 05/27/2015 31
IAN: Wednesday, May 27, 2015: Chocoholic Edition
Chocolate, rich, delicious chocolate! If you have a chocolate/milk allergy, then I apologize, this diary is not for you. ALSO! HAPPY BIRTHDAY FLORIDASNMOM!!!!!!!!!!! Happy Birthday FLSNMom!
Caedy 05/26/2015 34
After a massive NSA spanking, McConnell tries to regroup
The Senate did something remarkable in the early hours of ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 22
Taking Marco Rubio at his word, Republicans are clear and present danger to Catholic Church
Pope Francis You might'...
kos 05/26/2015 59
This report blows the cover of secretive conservative shop pushing right-wing legislation
An Atlanta, Georgia television station has made national news with its fantastic ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 46
Kochs planning to take the wheel in the Republican clown car
David Koch will keep the rabble out.
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 78
Yes, Republicans are still flailing on that Obamacare replacement plan
Sorry, Sen. Johnson. The House just doesn't care about your political prospects. Things are getting just slightly urgent for Republicans faced with the possibility that the Supreme Court will ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 49
Congress's intent on Obamacare is clear, but will the Supreme Court care?
There's ...
Joan McCarter 05/26/2015 41
DoJ "settlement" to be announced today over Cleveland Police brutality
Details of the settlement are expected today, but somehow a cop standing on the hood of a car emptying a magazine through the windshield stands in stark contrast to any sense of justice. Is 600 ...
annieli 05/26/2015 7
IAN: Tuesday, May 26, 2015: I'm 75 in IAN Diary "Years."
Yep, another milestone. And timely too. I'm all 3-day-weekended out. (Not complaining, you understand, just explaining.) Tuesday! A day to have a slice of IAN cake and sip a beverage.
ejoanna 05/25/2015 35
The Grieving Room: Memorial Day Open Thread
I am posting this as an Open Thread for people who want a place to gather. Many people today are grieving family and friends who served and/or died in uniform. Others are grieving deaths that ...
TrueBlueMajority 05/25/2015 12
IAN: Beaches, Monday, May 25, 2015
Monday! It has been raining and raining and raining in Colorado...and I'm missing the ocean. As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, ...
BadKitties 05/24/2015 24
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
IAN: May 24, 2015: The more things change, ...
Last weekend, my mother stopped on her way home from visiting my other siblings and actually stayed one night. She arrived mid-day on Sunday and, a couple hours later in the middle of gossiping ...
loggersbrat 05/23/2015 43
WYFP: Breaking Your Back Making A Hugelkultur
Mature hugelkultur bed after 20 years I have 5 Ponderosa Pines at the end of my yard. Sure, they're great for shade, but what do you do with trees that shed long needles all over the place and ...
Gwennedd 05/23/2015 119
at what moment, if you are armed, must you shoot back?
Life does occasionally have existential moments of decision-making, Odds are in the above case, some of the bullets were meant for either of two targets. Was the stopped car at that moment, a ...
annieli 05/23/2015 20
Congratulations, Ireland: Panti Bliss and the speech heard round the world
As Ireland celebrates welcoming all her citizens to full equality, it is only right to ...
Steven Payne 05/23/2015 14
McConnell's NSA ploy fails, Senate blocks Patriot Act extension
The Senate provided a scene of remarkable drama in the ...
Joan McCarter 05/23/2015 34
IAN: Saturday, May 23, 2015
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, a daily diary where we can let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as ...
Siris 05/22/2015 19
Friday Night Beer Blog - Bad Beer Boogie
We've made it to Friday again, beer fans. Come in and share a cold one with FNBB! And now my new song, titled "Bad Beer Boogie", inspired by this story that I covered a few weeks ago . The music ...
esquimaux 05/22/2015 12
When is a campaign not a campaign? When it's Jeb Bush's!
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 26
Obamacare got 12 million insured, now Congress has to fix the system for all the underinsured
Healthcare reform is not done. Not by a long shot. While Obamacare has gone a very long way ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 21
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
Scott Walker Fired as Chair of His Own Job Creation Agency
The Joint Finance Committee of the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature has agreed to a set of changes to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), including a provision to fire ...
Giles Goat Boy 05/22/2015 8
Export-Import Bank issue promises more Republican strife
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen.
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 12
States explore teaming up on Obamacare exchanges
Running health insurance exchanges, states have found, is a complicated and expensive proposition. For a handful of states, that meant opting to use the federal Obamacare exchange, which is now ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 26
IAN: May 22, 2015: Volunteer Scientific Research Sites
Morning folks! It's Friday once more in the Land of Ian. Today I'm going to show you some sites that I've been volunteering for on a daily basis since I can't really get out and volunteer in my ...
FloridaSNMOM 05/21/2015 24
IAN:Thursday 05/21/2015 My world famous grilled cheese sandwich
I know, how exciting can a grilled cheese sandwich be, I mean really? But this particular version seems to please a lot of folks around here. I am not saying that I should be cooking on one of ...
art ah zen 05/20/2015 27
IAN: Wednesday May 20, 2015
My muse is a fickle, fickle thing. Here are a few things that have struck her fancy as of late.... As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, a ...
Caedy 05/19/2015 30
Community Quilt for Gordon20024
CelticLassie's quilt. Please keep her and her family in your thoughts... It is a shock when you learn that a friend has cancer. Gordon20024 recently learned that he does. He is a person who is ...
Sara R 05/19/2015 70
IAN: Tuesday, May 19, 2015: Fire-Sports Redux, Now with Extra Spookiness
Uh-oh. Coincidence? Or spooky overload? You decide. First this: Then this!
ejoanna 05/18/2015 20
Ohio teacher fired for trying to stop a classroom bully
As schools nationwide embrace campaigns to stop bullying, one well-liked Ohio teacher is out of her job after she tried to show one bully how his behavior ...
Jen Hayden 05/18/2015 199
"Born Again" as a Jerk
A bumper sticker I see fairly often in my sleepy, hippy hamlet is "Born okay the first time." I always chuckle when I see it--not in that condescending, patronizing way too many Christians do when ...
RevAaron 05/18/2015 34
IAN: Crutches R Us, Monday, May 18, 2015
Monday! No, not my crutches :) As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, a daily diary where we can let people know we are alive, doing OK, and ...
BadKitties 05/17/2015 35
IAN: May 17, 2015 - things begin to change
My boss was going to the coast with his wife this weekend, so he didn't come in on Thursday or Friday. One of the things he did on Wednesday was have a meeting about his upcoming financial ...
loggersbrat 05/16/2015 23
IAN: Saturday, May 16, 2015 Planting by the Moon & Mercury Retrograde
Siris 05/15/2015 30
Friday Night Beer Blog - off flavors part 2
Hi again and happy Friday! This is the second half of the "Sensory Training" tasting notes, first half is here . We actually did this a year ago and I wrote up these notes for the club blog. There ...
esquimaux 05/15/2015 8
The Healing Properties Of Cannabis-Needs To Be Legalized Nationally And Federally
Images For Medical ...
rebel ga 05/15/2015 33
IAN: Just a fill in. Other IAN Lost in Space
Hi all! I have no idea what happened to the regular IAN. I stepped out of DK for a couple of hours and I guess I must have turned the lights off when I left, 'cause when I came back, two hours were ...
Gwennedd 05/15/2015 20

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