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|Going to Mars... and Survival
There are, right at the ground 0 level significant issues with going to Mars, and human survival.
|The Great Melt-Out: Summer Comes Early to Heather Meadows
We live near the snowiest place on the planet. That's not just a saying - by measure, Heather Meadows, near the Mount Baker ski area in Washington, gets more snow than any other weather station ...
|Rachel Talks to Bernie -- About his Strong Rollout and his Cutting-edge Debate Ideas
Just watched the Interview. It was very good. Bernie is breaking records in Iowa, among other things. Well worth watching, if you missed it. The Rachel Maddow Show -- June 2 ...
|"We managed to put a man on the moon. Now we need to put clean energy on Earth."
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” – Roald Dah l As the Global Apollo ...
|#Black Lives Matter and The Climate Justice Movement
I recently ran across this article by Naomi Klein Why #Black Lives Matter Should Transform The Climate Debate . At Daily Kos, I've learned we white progressives have a bad habit of thinking ...
|Do you find the tone of this piece puzzling?
This is old, but worth revisiting given the tone: http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/snow-sports/with-climate-change-winter-isnt-what-it-used-to-be/ It's the Seattle Times seeming to do their bit ...
|Cartoon: Mad Max Fury Road
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|Welcome New Users - The "How do I do THAT" Edition
Welcome to new and old users alike from this month's host Angie in WA State . Our group is here to help you orient yourself to the site and answer your questions about how to use it. When you join ...
|Angie in WA State||06/02/2015||45|
|Rick Santorum to Pope Francis: 'Leave science to the scientist'
Rick Santorum gives sage advice to Pope Francis. Rick Santorum, who once said he would not bow to the liberal orthodoxy of climate change, did ...
|Whoa! Is This Guy For Real?
Heather Smith, writing in Grist , asks: Have you ever wished there was more talk of climate change in national politics? Have you ever sat through a dull, paint-by-numbers political debate and ...
|McConnell loses big on NSA amendments, USA Freedom Act goes to the president
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was an asshole starting the series of votes in the Senate in what was to become his NSA surveillance reform debacle.
|A very young man with a very ambitious and ingenious way of cleaning up our oceans
20-year-old Boyan Slat is a young man who has come up with an idea about how we might be able to clean up our planet's ocean plastic pollution problem. That solution is The Ocean Cleanup. About 8 ...
|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 ...
|Overheating Earth staggers into last chance saloon
The inhabitants of overheating Earth are starting to realize that they only have one last chance to stop the rising heat from their planet from overwhelming life on Earth as they know it. So they ...
|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 ...
|A Different Look At Climate Change
For the moment, let’s agree that the changes in climate, that scientists are expounding on, is normal, as many a conservative asserts. That over the eons, climate naturally ebbs and tides. Then ...
|Boss telling woman that 'babies need their mamas' is not discrimination, jury says
What the ever-loving hell does a company or specific boss have to do to a woman to lose a pregnancy discrimination case? A federal ...
|Jeb Bush thinks retirement age is 65, and wants you to work until you're 70
If you missed Face the Nation on Sunday, you missed Jeb ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Haywood on sabotage: "That is what the capitalist class practices every day."
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
|Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): polling roundup; FBI's spy planes; on King v. Burwell watch
Greg Dworkin gets ...
|States find few options to deal with potential Supreme Court Obamacare decision
The Wall Street ...
|Judge upholds labor board rule bringing union representation elections into the 21st century
Here's something new: a court upholding a policy that business lobby groups say is unfairly pro-worker. The first of two legal challenges to the National Labor Relations Board's rule modernizing ...
|Why Are They Acting Like Republicans?
I am wondering why some of the Democrats are suddenly acting like Republicans.
|Corrosion, rust, and holes inside busy Washington D.C. bridge
Knowing that two lanes of a major bridge in the nation's capital had to be closed for emergency repairs is scary enough. ...
|Sure, House Republicans have a secret plan for saving Obamacare subsidies
Don't be hasty, House ...
|Climate Science Takes a Shelling
The Guardian broke a story about Shell's influence on London's Science Museum this weekend, exposing 315 pages of emails in which Shell's PR team sought to downplay pollution and introduce doubt ...
|KY-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Rand Paul's (R) Pro-Extinction Bill
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: Republicans in Congress have a problem. They ...
|Rick Santorum to Pope: Shut Up.
Since Pope Francis came out last month telling Catholics that God will judge those who do not preserve the environemnt , it was a matter of time before the backlash from Republican aspirants became ...
|Climate Change is a hoax but Prayer caused Texas Floods
Says Glenn Beck The conservative broadcaster said the devastating floods were God’s answer to Perry’s 2011 prayer proclamation to end a prolonged drought in Texas, reported Right Wing Watch. “...
|Cartoon: Facetime fools
(Click to enlarge) From the AT&T survey mentioned in the comic: When you see the ...
|Surveillance bill in Senate tests Mitch McConnell's leadership
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, ...
|Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/2
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here .
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!
Well, we went a little crazy on the Denny Hastert legal hairsplitting yesterday. But that's what we do with the show. I won't lie about that! That leaves us with a lot of catching up to do, and ...
|Bees are getting dusted
The May 21 Nature carried a special section on bees (behind a paywall), and the heart of it was a detailed evaluation on the state of the science on the role of the insecticides known as ...
|It's Not Complicated
We humans more times than not, make thing far more complicated than they really are... (an update has been placed at the bottom of the article. Thank-You)
|June 1, 2015
Ok, now the fun starts... Today was Move-in Day at the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge, or as I like to think of it, the World's Greatest Science Fair For Adults. I wrote yesterday that the Garage ...
|Overnight News Digest- June 1, 2015
I'm Chitown Kev and I'm substituting for regular OND editor maggiejean tonight. OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with ...
|Central Command (CENTCOM) before they knew Ramadi had fallen to ISIS
Ramadi fell to ISIS in a battle that ran from early May 14th through into the 15th. Americans from the Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter down to talk radio meth heads blamed the Iraqi soldiers: "I ...
|On dark money and Supreme Court litmus tests
Clean campaign warrior Bernie Sanders.
|Health insurers not happy with new Medicaid managed care rules
The Obama administration released new rules last week of Medicaid managed care programs, the first rules update in over a decade. The rules apply to the private insurers who primarily manage long-...
|A call for scientific activism
We are living in a very dangerous time. The voices we hear every day are those of insane people. Yes I mean insane ! They populate our government and are in control. Scientists by their nature ...
|Sci. News Mag. Publishes Error
On page 6 of the 16 May 2015 issue of SN published for Society for Science & the Public , the venerable staff printed the article, Debate continues over 103's place in periodic table: New ...
|Small Organic Business of Minority Owner Needs Your 2 Clicks
Flora's Organics is the tiny one-woman organic seedling/plant/flower/veg/fruit nursery of VERY LOW INCOME kosak Mona Twocats-Romero, a Native American in the running at the WellsFargo Works Project ...
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/29/15 Edition||poopdogcomedy||06/01/2015||2|
|So We're Going To Mars
Here's how truly stupid the scientists are. From their own projections, In approximately 70 years, they have predicted water wars In approximately 120 years, they have predicted the air will be so ...
|2 Year Fracking Moratorium becomes law in Maryland
Republican Governor Larry Hogan (a fracking supporter) took a pass on vetoing a two year Fracking Moratorium that had passed by veto proof majority in the state House and a smaller margin in the ...
|Cartoon - Voting Against Reality
It's my birthday. You should share this cartoon, visit my site Claytoonz and follow me on Twitter .
|This Group Wants to Impeach Hillary
I just came across this in the National Memo: http://www.nationalmemo.com/this-week-in-crazy-and-god-created-the-electric-chair/4/
|McConnell blocks Rand Paul amendments to NSA reform bill
We'll see how this works out for him. ...
|New drug trial shows 'real hope' in fight to treat lung cancer
The results of a recent lung cancer therapy have shown significant improvement in the patients' life expectancies. The therapy involved Nivolumab—one of a new PD-1/PD-L1 ...
|Obama’s Dizzying Spin on the Environment and Trade
The Obama Administration claims that the new round of secret trade deals will be the greenest ever. Its latest attempt to sell that story was released earlier this week in a slick new report ...
|Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy||06/01/2015||24|
|Republicans learn, again, that legislating is hard
A Mensa meeting it's not. ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones to WFM: "Awaken the slumbering giant from his long dream of ages."
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Thursday ...
|Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): 2016 field gets some depth; Hastert & hairsplitting
We're back after a week of computer repairs, and got a rocky start technically, but were returned to the air by the diligent work of ...
|Meet 'Dem' John Delaney, bidding to be the next Joe Lieberman
Rep. John Delaney (D-Doofus) Holy crap this guy is a doofus.
|Texas business community at war with legislature over Medicaid expansion
There's an outside chance at real political change in Texas soon, not at the hands of the growing Latino population there. It could come from a much more powerful, and deep-pocketed source: ...
|Supreme Court protects hijab wearers in the workplace
Samantha Elauf, denied a sales job at an ...
|Pope Francis wants to lead global effort to fight climate change, will lay out moral justification
Pope Francis on the verge of asking Catholics to step up together to fight climate change. Science and ...
|Supreme Court makes the Internet a little less safe for women
Among other threats to his ex-wife, Anthony Douglas Elonis posted this on his Facebook wall: If I only knew then what I know now, I would have smothered your ass with a pillow, dumped your body ...
|Move over Republican clowns, Lindsey Graham is getting in the car
Can you feel the Lindseymentum? It's official, Sen. ...
|The Guardian: In U.S., blacks killed by cops are twice as likely to have been unarmed as whites
This is a complicated piece of data , but it reveals something relatively simple. An unarmed black or brown person in America is much more likely to be killed by a police officer than an ...
|‘Fatally flawed’ cooling claims
There is a new study out in Nature that's gotten some attention. According to the coverage, the study proves that not only will global warming stop, but the next decade is going to actually get ...
|Patriot Act provisions expire as Rand Paul fundraises, rewrites history||Joan McCarter||06/01/2015||87|
|Cartoon: Privacy talk
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|This is not good
There are no words. Obama opens ...
|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 ...
|Daily Kos Radio is LIVE ONCE AGAIN at 9 am ET!
We are back on the air at last, with the newly refurbished Kagro in the Morning Super Computer! Hey, how about that Denny Hastert guy, eh? We've got a lot of catching up to do! And yes, that is ...
|Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Here's what we know about the Denny Hastert indictment so far
Indicted ex-Speaker Dennis ...
|UPDATE: CENTCOM watched 30 ISIS truck bombs roll on Ramadi and did nothing. May 14th? A bloodbath
See evil. This goes to May 14th when the U.S. military does surveillance and gets all the proper details: how many truck bombs, how many ISIS fighters came in, how many guns. How the attacks formed ...
|McConnell caves on NSA, Patriot Act provisions expire
In a rare Sunday session, the Senate voted 77-17 to begin debate on the USA Freedom Act, the House-passed reform bill ending the NSA's dragnet surveillance program, a major capitulation by Senate ...
|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 ...
|Hellraisers Journal: "Yet..you uphold every act of your executives [who] employed these gunmen."
One of the most terrible parts of the Ludlow massacre was when the associated militia took the corpse of a boy, shot and burned, to his father and said, "Here, take the damn thing.” -Judge ...
|Ancient America: The Northeast Prior to 8000 BCE
The Northeastern Woodlands of North America is a land of heavily forested rolling hills and rounded mountains, salt marshes of waving grass, calm lakes, tumbling brooks, surf-beaten beaches, and ...
|Book Review: Dire Predictions 2nd Edition
Dire Predictions: understanding climate change By Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump DK Publishing, $ 25.00 US or ...
|The Inoculation Project 5/31/2015: STEM Activities & Books
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
|The white riot that burned Greenwood to the ground
Smoke billowing over Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921 The Oklahoma "where the ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/31/2015||241|
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