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Spotlight on green news & views: Bonn climate meet begins; oil and water do mix; divestment spreads
See Walter Einenkel's post on why these creatures are rapidly dying. Many environmentally related posts appearing at ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 13
Algebraic Politics
My third diary In algebra - which means restoration as it is derived from latin and arabic - there is, like logic, an act which maintains all properties of form when replacing the substance of an ...
Politcal Alchemist 06/03/2015 1
Social Dynamics
My second diary. Some things have merit regardless of the source. One such thing is the idea of hypocrisy, which, when stated without a neo-contextual bias, is simply being clean on the inside and ...
Politcal Alchemist 06/03/2015 1
EPI research: Young women newly graduated from college earn much less than their male counterparts
Nearly four years ago, two researchers at the American Association of University Women researched and wrote Graduating to a Pay Gap . The two, Christianne Corbett and ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 30
Midday open thread: ADP says 201,000 new jobs in May; no, the queen isn't dead; bison tosses tourist
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Finally, an exoskeleton for Millennials!
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 43
Hillary Clinton allies plan lawsuits to fight voter suppression
Maggie Haberman and Amy Chozick at The New York Times report : The Democrats began last month with lawsuits filed in Ohio and Wisconsin, presidential ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 58
Make Your Case - 2015
An essay by Paul Graham on how to disagree is summarized visually by this pyramid : Where does your comment fit into this ...
Wee Mama 06/03/2015 21
PPP continues to find Republican Pat McCrory locked in a tight re-election contest
GOP Gov. Pat McCrory Public Policy Polling surveys North Carolina's gubernatorial contest and they continue to find a very ...
Jeff Singer 06/03/2015 5
Scott Walker wants to wreck the EPA. He's not the only one
Scott Walker gives gollum a bad name. Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor who has said he will announce whether he is running for president after the state budget is wrapped up this month, has a ...
Meteor Blades 06/03/2015 49
Daily Kos Elections presents the best map ever of United States congressional districts
(click to enlarge all images) Daily Kos Elections is pleased to introduce a brand-new approach to mapping America's congressional districts. Months in the making, and inspired in part ...
Daniel Donner 06/03/2015 80
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/3
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David Nir 06/03/2015 150
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Cole 4 West Virginia 4 Coal
West Virginia Senate President and GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Cole Leading Off : • WV-Gov : On Tuesday, state Senate President Bill Cole became the first credible Republican ...
Jeff Singer 06/03/2015 42
Father & Daughter Team Up To Block One Of The Most Restrictive Abortion Bans Yet
Leslie Salzillo 06/03/2015 64
Open thread for night owls: UN experts warn of threats from secret 'trade' deals
RNs protest fast-track legislation in Sacramento, California in March 2015. At Common Dreams, Sarah Lazare ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 68
Another year, another clusterf**k at the Tennessee Dept. of Education
The State of Tennessee Department of Education (Motto: We will spend millions of dollars to make our schools like China!) is so addicted to testing that they will simply do anything to hide how bad ...
Teacherman1978 06/02/2015 14
Top Comments: School Daze IV Edition
Another in my occasional [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/09/10/1328452/-Top-Comments-School-Daze-III-Edition series]. This one's prompted by 4th grader K2's math assignment last week. Sharpen ...
brillig 06/02/2015 64
When GOP Gov. Pat McCrory Did The Right Thing
Republican Governor Pat McCrory did the right thing -- and in so doing showed the way for conservative Christian Republicans in the age of marriage equality. McCrory not only vetoed a North ...
Frederick Clarkson 06/02/2015 54
A few maps show Americans' views on climate change confused. But they like renewable energy
The map shows Americans are strong backers of renewable energy. David Roberts at ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 38
Worlds Enough and Time
Everywhere I look, stories of our current condition and perilous plight greet my eyes. Economic collapse, massive unemployment, infrastructure degradation, environmental ...
ThePensMight 06/02/2015 2
Midday open thread: NTSB releases Amtrak report; flowers in the potholes protests; 0.01% taxpayers
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Facetime fools :
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 38
Guantánamo Bay prisoner: CIA used sexual abuse and other torture not included in Senate report
Majid Khan has been in U.S. custody since 2003. His name is Majid Khan. Born in Pakistan, he is a legal resident of the United States, having lived in Maryland and graduated from a Baltimore ...
Meteor Blades 06/02/2015 77
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/2
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David Nir 06/02/2015 188
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Top Republican recruit skips Colorado Senate race
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet got some good news on ...
Jeff Singer 06/02/2015 50
Can We Pull it Together, DKos? We Have the Contested Dem Primary We've Been Asking For
Now that the Democratic primaries now include at least three major players: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O'Malley, and likely one or two more decent candidates before we're through, ...
pierre9045 06/01/2015 39
Open thread for night owls. Anthony Russo: a whistleblower on torture who should not be forgotten
When the news first came out that the United States had tortured suspected terrorists, there were three responses: Some Americans said, good, they deserved it; some were shocked and appalled; some ...
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 36
Top Comments: Springtime in the Rockies Edition (Photo Heavy)
Last Monday, my partner and I took visiting family members on a day trip by road, into the Canadian Rockies. We were headed to the towns of Banff and Lake Louise , nestled in the Rockies, and well-...
lotac 06/01/2015 37
Top GOP recruit Mike Coffman passes on a Senate bid in Colorado
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet got some ...
Jeff Singer 06/01/2015 15
Midday open thread: Dissing Charles Darwin; celebrating Jeff Davis; trying BP executive
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Privacy talk :
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 44
Another Florida Republican lays the groundwork for a Senate bid
Conservative Florida Rep. ...
Jeff Singer 06/01/2015 1
@#$% Autoplay ad
Today when I opened DKos, as soon as I scrolled down to where the autoplay ad showed on my monitor, it froze the page at that point and would not let me move to any other part of the page until the ...
RepackRider 06/01/2015 11
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/1
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • DE-Gov : On ...
David Nir 06/01/2015 135
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Here's what we know about the Denny Hastert indictment so far
Indicted ex-Speaker Dennis ...
David Nir 06/01/2015 106
Abbreviated pundit round-up: Now it's Hillary, Bernie, Martin; domestic spying corrodes democracy
Doyle McManus at the Los Angeles Times writes— Bernie Sanders: Why the guy who won't win matters : Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described socialist who kicked off his presidential campaign on ...
Meteor Blades 06/01/2015 118
It's Late Night. Time for a Bit of a Fantasy. Imagine This...
This is in no way meant to prognosticate or in any way reflect what the future may look like. To be taken as intended, suspend your ideas of reality, for a brief moment. Imagine that you are a ...
pierre9045 05/31/2015 4
Open thread for night owls: Missing statistics make evaluating our criminal justice system harder
Matt Ford at The Atlantic writes The Missing Statistics of Criminal Justice : After Ferguson, a noticeable gap in criminal-justice statistics ...
Meteor Blades 05/31/2015 71
Top Comments: librarisingnsf Edition
Greetings, top comments readers. This is my first top comments diary, so I thought I'd introduce myself by clearing up the (possible) confusion as to what my nickname is, why I chose it, and ...
librarisingnsf 05/31/2015 97
The most accurate pollsters of 2014 (and why that title, quite frankly, doesn't mean very much)
What these guys lacked in consistency, they made up for in accuracy on Election Eve. Of the nearly two dozen pollsters that met the parameters for our biennial study ...
Steve Singiser 05/31/2015 18
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
The Christian Right’s claims of persecution by the secular state ring hollow
Religious exemptions to various laws and regulations have been much in the news in recent years, particularly in relation to the advance of LGBTQ rights and marriage equality. But the history of ...
Frederick Clarkson 05/30/2015 21
Beau Biden, attorney general of Delaware and son of Joe Biden, dies of brain cancer at 46
David Nir 05/30/2015 201
Top Comments: Telluride is turning off the lights and turning on the sky
But First, A Word From Our ...
Steven Payne 05/30/2015 78
This week at progressive state blogs: Monica Wehby returns; Gov. LePage pretends on income tax
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 ...
Meteor Blades 05/30/2015 15
What's for Dinner? v9.44: My Mediterranean Ring of Fire
Lebanese Taste Treats Most people think of a "Mediterranean Diet" as foods from Greece, Southern Italy and Spain, but have you looked at a map of the Mediterranean Sea? What about all the other ...
TX Scotia 05/30/2015 84
Spotlight on green news & views: Hot Alaska; Hot India; Hot Pacific; Doomsday clock adjusted
Red-Earred Slider. See Lenny Flank's photo diary . Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention ...
Meteor Blades 05/30/2015 20
Gaius Publius: “Sinking the Sanders Campaign Beneath a Wave of Silence”
[Diarist’s Note: Gaius Publius has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce their work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.] As long as one ignores a ...
bobswern 05/30/2015 295
So What if Bernie Does Win the Nomination?
I've been quiet for a while. After this some may well conclude that they were the good months. Months without Twigg, months of calm political discussion, months where progress was made ... ...
twigg 05/30/2015 644
An Experiment With Writing Styles
ifiwritewithoutanycapializationorpunctuationorspacesbetweenwordsitmightbealittlehardertoread sincethosethingscapitalizationandpunctuationandspacesbetweenwordsandspacesbetween ...
bigjacbigjacbigjac 05/30/2015 12
Open thread for night owls: And now for a bit of feline delight
It's Friday, so forget politics for three minutes and watch these felines have a blast in a cardboard cat maze. Notice they can't even herd themselves. Best part after 2:05.
Meteor Blades 05/29/2015 121
Top Comments: Taste the Rainbow, Republicans
You know, you'd think that since I'm now only writing for Top Comments every other week, I'd actually be able to write diaries . I had just the topic in mind for tonight, but it was apparently ...
Chrislove 05/29/2015 55
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Young Guv -- "Ripe 4 Luv"
James L 05/29/2015 385
Report: Hastert was paying man to keep quiet about sexual abuse dating from Hastert's teaching days
Denny Hastert A new report ...
David Nir 05/29/2015 278
Midday open thread: Arctic ice at record low; Sandy victims blame Christie; Bush and the coal barons
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Mitch McConnell and Snuggly the Security Bear Beg to Spy :
Meteor Blades 05/29/2015 28
Those guys who boosted the 'surge' in Iraq? They're eager to do it again
Explosions in late 2014 variously described as an ISIL truck bomb or a U.S. airstrike in the town of Kobane on the Turkish-Syrian border. ...
Meteor Blades 05/29/2015 98
Here's what we know about Denny Hastert's indictment so far, and here's what happens next
Denny Hastert, discussing the Mark ...
David Nir 05/29/2015 244
More bad news... for John McCain!
Rep. Matt Salmon is considering a primary campaign against John McCain On Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced that she would challenge Republican Sen. John McCain, but the senator ...
Jeff Singer 05/29/2015 8
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/29
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David Nir 05/29/2015 96
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Former Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert indicted
David Nir 05/29/2015 50
Open thread for night owls: Too many of the people in Washington do not rep those who elected them
Blast from the Past . At Daily Kos on this date in 2014 — Texas legislature gives 1.5 million poor residents the finger :It's not enough just to ...
Meteor Blades 05/28/2015 97
Top Comments: the Butterfield Blues Band edition
A look at a group that was never a mega-seller, yet were pioneering in their own way (and recently inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame) after the jump .....
Ed Tracey 05/28/2015 41
Whoa: Former Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert indicted for lying to FBI, hiding transactions
Denny Hastert Did anyone see this coming? Former Speaker of the House Denny Hastert, a Republican who ...
David Nir 05/28/2015 223
Spain: It's like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders formed a new political party—and won
Imagine if Occupy Wall Street had ballooned into a massive movement with 50 million people in the streets nationwide. Imagine this grassroots upswelling coalescing into a political party ...
Daniel Donner 05/28/2015 21
Daily Kos World of Warcraft Update: Good Weeks for Team PM and Team Z
Standard disclaimer: Leave your loathing of meta, World of Warcraft, or community diaries outside. If you think we should be playing your MMO instead, start a guild and write a recruitment diary. ...
Moody Loner 05/28/2015 15
How gerrymandering cost Democrats the House in 2012: An interactive look at the Northeast
In 2012, Democratic House candidates earned more votes combined than Republicans did, but the Democratic Party still came nowhere close to reclaiming the chamber. Now, Democrats are faced with the ...
Stephen Wolf 05/28/2015 51
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/28
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here .
David Nir 05/28/2015 155
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Is Pat Toomey in good shape for re-election? This poll says no
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey ...
Jeff Singer 05/28/2015 64
As a Floridian...This hating on us because of Scott needs to stop !!We don't deserve the putdowns !
This will not be well received by some at all. I am standing up for we liberals who are stuck with Rick Scott and Republican legislators. In all of the years I have been here I have never said ...
Vetwife 05/27/2015 462
Top Comments: Waaaahmbulance Edition
Silly season is again arriving early heralded by a Republican parade of very serious, self-important, self-obsessed, publicly very pious and righteous, nearly all white men (seriously, folks, ...
Puddytat 05/27/2015 59
Obama and Human Trafficing
Respected voices among us have come to the conclusion that President Obama would desire tier three Malaysia, the hub of human trafficking, be included in the TPP without expecting that would make a ...
rktect 05/23/2015 4
Organizing Pennsylvania Dailykos Users
For awhile now, I have been looking for a way to become more active politically outside blogging here. Dailykos is such an amazing and wonderful community, though, that I find it hard to get ...
pierre9045 05/22/2015 13
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
It's Time for a Word of Thanks
to that Maestra of Spambots, Elfling. Especially after two diaries asking Admin what the hell was going on, I thought it was about time. Notice the miraculous (hah!) absence of Phone Numbers on the ...
serendipityisabitch 05/22/2015 59
A request for information regarding editorial protocol at Daily Kos
I imagine you all have seen the current Recommended diary " In Defense of Shaun King ", within which there is much spirited discussion regarding alleged repeated factual errors in a multitude of ...
mconvente 05/21/2015 364
In Defense of Shaun King
Let's begin by being honest. Shaun King is a polarizing figure. He has a very specific point of view when it comes to American police forces and their dealings with African Americans, and he is ...
Steven D 05/21/2015 865
Questions for kos on Clinton (and some meta observations)
kos, in your piece from The Hill declaring Clinton a "true liberal," and in your own front page post essentially making the same case, The optimist's case for Hillary Clinton , you spoke not one ...
Bob Johnson 05/21/2015 711
Daily Kos World of Warcraft Update: I Guess The Cops Call It GamerWait
Standard disclaimer: Leave your loathing of meta, World of Warcraft, or community diaries outside. If you think we should be playing your MMO instead, start a guild and write a recruitment diary. ...
Moody Loner 05/21/2015 4

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