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A good many Republican presidential candidates posed for pictures with a child molester
Do as I say, not as I do. That particular idiom about hypocrisy is especially true if you're a Republican espousing "family values." A good example of this occurred yesterday when the ...
Doctor RJ 05/22/2015 53
For a Brooklyn Woman with ALS, Social Security is Elusive
Hi, friends. There are, like, eight other posts that I’ve been drafting, but this is a way more pressing matter. It is a call to action and a call for help. I mentioned in my last post that I ...
lulufogarty 05/21/2015 8
Kansas finds new way to punish the poor
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback promised to be able to balance the state budget by cutting taxes for the wealthy. That didn't work out. So to help cover the budget gap he has decided to punish the ...
gjohnsit 05/21/2015 39
Top Comments: Who's Running This Country?
Good evening, TC peeps! I've been away from TC for so long that most of you are probably saying, "virgowho?" ...
virgomusic 05/21/2015 26
The Evening Blues - 5-21-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 05/21/2015 43
Six Baltimore officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced that a grand jury has returned indictments for ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 92
Ex-CIA briefer: Bush administration presented false 'intelligence' to the nation
No kidding. In the much-needed pile-...
Hunter 05/21/2015 84
Projecting a Climate Change Timeframe - Holy $h*t
In researching a book I'm writing I've been collecting prognostications about climate change. These have been gathered over time from numerous sources. But they are projections and hence a ...
John Crapper 05/21/2015 40
A not-indicted Chris Christie says media owes him an apology
Hang on, we have to savor this for a while : Chris Christie says the ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 31
Fursdai Furries
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/21/2015 114
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 678
Backlash, Bullies, and Victory Blindness
The fight for equality cannot stop while scapegoating continues. On behalf of my friend Dorothy Gale, I wish to apologize for gay tornados . Lately, "the gays" have been blamed for a long list ...
Richard J Rosendall 05/21/2015 2
Game of Thrones and Rape
Earlier in the week, I reported on charges that the TV show Game of Thrones was homophobic . Now, following up on last year's outrage over the rape of Cersei by her brother, comes the response to ...
lawrencegoodman 05/21/2015 56
If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
kos 05/21/2015 256
Cheers and Jeers: Thursday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know: That President Obama has been on twitter for three days and hasn't posted a single funny cat pic shows he's not taking his twitter ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/21/2015 75
Overnight News Digest: Lord, what fools these mortals be
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Doctor RJ, rfall, JML9999 and Man Oh ...
Doctor RJ 05/20/2015 35
Right-Wing Mythology: How Obummer Lost Iraq
Right-wing articles are very entertaining. Did you know that we won the Iraq War? I didn't. At least Bush won Iraq before Obama lost Iraq. I've discovered from reading right-wing sources ...
gjohnsit 05/20/2015 10
Open thread for night owls: 'History will allow clear judgments' on Iraq
Hunter 05/20/2015 70
Top Comments: Tragic Death in PNW and a Bitter Mourning.
bastrop 05/20/2015 37
The Evening Blues - 5-20-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 05/20/2015 58
America's Dumbest Congressman: Bush would have never invaded Iraq if he knew Obama would screw it up
Hunter 05/20/2015 226
Sen. Ron Johnson: 'I'm not so sure I'm trusting President Obama' over Iranian leaders
I don't know how these people remember to keep breathing . Sen. ...
Hunter 05/20/2015 62
Woozle Wednesdai
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/20/2015 91
GOP candidates running for Dubya's Third Term
Even before the Fall of Ramadi the GOP presidential candidates were foaming-at-the-mouth war hawks. It'll only get worse . The message itself is coming through clearly—at the “summit” of ...
gjohnsit 05/20/2015 12
Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… End of a Late Night Era There have been gazillions of words written " Late -ly" (Get it? Get it?) about the impact of David Letterman on late-night comedy. They'...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/20/2015 55
Top Comments: Verizon Edition
We had another telephone outage starting yesterday afternoon, which, of course, meant we had an internet outage as well. We've been having more frequent problems with our land line for about a ...
gizmo59 05/19/2015 41
“The Quintessential Fox News Image” - victims of the sexist war of 'illiberal' Brunettes
so in the interest of image fairness(sic) the author of the original criticism gets top billing because it's all about style isn't it Jonathan Chait opines on the meta-criticism of newsreaders on ...
annieli 05/19/2015 10
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 69
The Evening Blues - 5-19-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
joe shikspack 05/19/2015 47
Toosdai Critters
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/19/2015 118
Chris Christie invokes 9/11: 'You can't enjoy your civil liberties if you're in a coffin'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes on civil liberties, domestic espionage, and ...
Hunter 05/19/2015 106
Would Lindsey Graham have gone to war knowing 'what we know now'? He's not telling.
Lindsey Graham took to the airwaves yesterday to answer the _what we know now_ question himself. He turns in an ...
Hunter 05/19/2015 62
The words of Malcolm X speaking on police brutality are eerily and disappointingly relevant today
Malcolm X speaking in Los Angeles on police brutality On April 27, 1962, the LAPD murdered Brother Ronald Stokes , a friend of ...
Shaun King 05/19/2015 31
Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… In Which I Agree with the GOP Count me among those who don’t really give a crap whether or not ABC News prompter reader and "we'll have to leave it there" ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/19/2015 82
Game of Thrones 5.6—'Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken'
I'm not opposed to violence in entertainment. While I certainly don't desire any violence in my own life—or in anyone else's really—violence is part of the classic formula for drama. Whether it'
Mark Sumner 05/18/2015 226
Newspaper Gives Honest Answer to Question, "Why do you support such a liberal agenda?"
Honest answer to a reader's question No snark, no smartassery. This is one of the finest responses I've ever seen to this kind of question. Setup: The Charlotte Observer's Taylor Batten wrote a ...
Black Max 05/18/2015 138
Is 'Mad Max: Fury Road' a feminist action movie?
Coma-Doof Warrior plays some chords and expels some fire in George Miller's 'Mad Max: Fury Road' It's the year 2015, and the future isn't exactly the place many have dreamed about. While we might ...
Doctor RJ 05/18/2015 53
Top Comments - The Greatest Little Band You Can No Longer See
A couple of weeks ago we got to see one of our favorite bands play in Spartanburg. The remarkable thing about it, for us, was that the band disbanded in early 2011! So seeing them together again ...
BeninSC 05/18/2015 54
birds along the fox
blueyedace2 05/18/2015 11
Charting the intersection of Politics, Science and Religion
Religious Groups vs. Environment and Evolution from Josh Rosenau at NCSE Last year, Tobin Grant at ...
Mark Sumner 05/18/2015 12
Moondai Furbutts: Cutes And Cuddles
Having a great weekend in Spring is a wondrous thing. They should be enjoyed and treasured. But Spring is an "iffy" thing....you can't always depend on fine weather or enough time to do as you like.
The Marti 05/18/2015 105
Marco Rubio positions himself as the president who will bring us our next war
Presidential contender Marco Rubio is trying his level best to bring back the glory days of the Project for the New American Century, aka The People Who Brought You The Iraq War. Are you the sort ...
Hunter 05/18/2015 75
Sen. Lindsey Graham announces he'll be announcing a presidential run
In the best news any of us will hear all week, Sen. ...
Hunter 05/18/2015 148
#Shell No - Happening Now in Seattle
From King 5 news Right now all entranceways to Terminal 5 in the Port of Seattle are blocked in protest of Shell's plans to drill in the Arctic. Hundred of people converged on the terminal ...
John Crapper 05/18/2015 51
Why race is the main reason the murderous bloodbath in Waco was handled with velvet gloves
Nine people shot to death at a family restaurant . Dozens of others stabbed, beaten, and seriously injured. Over 100 guns recovered. Sounds like one of the ...
Shaun King 05/18/2015 723
Is Game of Thrones homophobic?
I am a big fan of the TV show and even bigger fan of the books, so I have been surprised by how much political controversy they've generated. Last season it was the "rape/not a rape" of Cersei ...
lawrencegoodman 05/18/2015 16
What we know now about Iraq we knew back then, too
Seeking to avoid the multi-day saga that Jeb Bush endured ...
Hunter 05/18/2015 145
Cheers and Jeers: Monday
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Intercepted! To: All Patriotic Texans who know what's really ...
Bill in Portland Maine 05/18/2015 75
Cartoon: Critical reactions
Cartoonists have been getting attention lately, and not in a good way, from the renewed debate ...
Tom Tomorrow 05/18/2015 59
Top Comments: Early Risers vs. Night Owls Edition
Some of us just like to howl at the moon ...
Puddytat 05/17/2015 138
Menopaws
Last summer we had a bad thunderstorm that knocked out our electricity for several hours. After the storm ended, I was talking to my neighbor on my porch when a tiny black kitten came running up ...
Dovie 05/17/2015 14
♥Note To A Marine♥
Hi Joe ♥ ♥I'm Still Here, Waiting♥ Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273- TALK ( 8255 and dial 1)
rebel ga 05/17/2015 9
sad trestle trail
blueyedace2 05/17/2015 16
What Are You Working On?(WAYWO) Open Thread
What Are You Working On? is our place to share the creative side of ourselves. Do you sew or knit, crochet or quilt, paint or write, create with metal or wood? This is a place to share and find new ...
Chun Yang 05/17/2015 21
Don Quijones: “The Global Trade Corporatocracy Slams into Local Resistance”
[Diarist's Note: Wolf Street Publisher Wolf Richter has provided written, blanket authorization to the diarist to reproduce his blog's posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos ...
bobswern 05/17/2015 22
#sekritarmy roadtripping (pooties, woozles and stuff)
We guess this solves the question. Things have been a little slow.
whoknu 05/17/2015 50
The Inoculation Project 5/17/2015: Science Books!
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
belinda ridgewood 05/17/2015 12
Top Comments: Meet Sophie!
Steven Payne 05/16/2015 62
Raw Pet Food Recall; Salmonella
The product is OC Raw Dog It was distributed in these states: Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Colorado Please continue over the orange salmonella strain...
cany 05/16/2015 18
WYFP? Tempus fugit way too fast edition
You have thirty seconds - or, one hour - to read the description of WYFP. WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice,
ScottyUrb 05/16/2015 57
The most annoying commericals on Tee Vee
Since I've been recuperating I have been watching more Tee Vee than usual and as such I've been subject to more annoying commercials than ever before. In my view the worst commercials are those ...
BFSkinner 05/16/2015 79
Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
triciawyse 05/16/2015 86
Photo Diary: Suncoast Primate Sanctuary
The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is located in Palm Harbor, FL, a bit north of St Petersburg. They take in primates and a few other animals that have been kept as pets and are no longer wanted. Alas, ...
Lenny Flank 05/16/2015 13
SMGB: The Iris Spring Forth
May and June. Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool, misty mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly ...
skohayes 05/16/2015 153
Top Comments: A Straight Irish Dad for Marriage Equality Edition
As you may know, Ireland will make an important decision on May 22 (or, should I say, 22 May). Voters will decide on whether or not same-sex couples, who are currently only allowed to enter into ...
Chrislove 05/15/2015 53
The Healing Properties Of Cannabis-Needs To Be Legalized Nationally And Federally
Images For Medical ...
rebel ga 05/15/2015 32
“Mad Men”: How Does It All End? Let’s predict.
There have been dramatic shows that I’ve really liked over the years – “The Sopranos,” “Breaking Bad,” “The X-Files” – but none come near, in my opinion, to “Mad Men.” It’s ...
BenderRodriguez 05/15/2015 26
New study supports theory that autism is not an epidemic at all
Let me preface this diary by saying that having known families who support children diagnosed within the autism spectrum and having had a parent who worked for a long time with a very wide range ...
Walter Einenkel 05/14/2015 39
Game of Thrones 5.5—'Kill the Boy'
As Game of Thrones , the television show, has drifted away from A Song of Fire and Ice , the series of books, I've grown worried. Sometimes the departure from the books has been of the gentle, ...
Mark Sumner 05/12/2015 78
Why Social Security should dominate the 2016 election
Here's why Social Security needs to ...
Joan McCarter 05/11/2015 25
Family escorted off flight because pilot thought autistic daughter posed a safety threat
Pretty calm A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing last Tuesday in Salt Lake City airport. An ...
Walter Einenkel 05/11/2015 69
United Airlines Not So 'Friendly' to Family of Autistic Teen
United Airlines physically removed an Oregon family this last week from their flight home from Disney World because the flight crew feared for the safety of their passengers. What had them so ...
Steven D 05/11/2015 74
WAYWO: Looking for a New Project
What Are You Working On? is for all things hand-made, home-made, and creative in a variety of mediums.
vgranucci 05/10/2015 4
#sekritarmy goes uphill both ways (pooties, woozles and stuff)
After enduring a week of rain... A spring snow storm...
whoknu 05/10/2015 62
Remembering Grace Lee Whitney, 1930-2015
Earlier this year, all of the Star Trek community mourned the passing of Leonard Nimoy. Now, comes the news of the passing of Grace Lee Whitney, the actor best known as Yeoman Janice Rand.
BlackWolf 05/10/2015 5
WYFP? Mauled by Basement Cat and a Hard Deadline.
bastrop 05/09/2015 156
TV is a narcotic distraction but did the networks have to cancel some of my favorites
OTOH perhaps Vince Gilligan did this series just to work in the line "cereal killer" No, I am not annoyed enough to complain in writing or sign petitions, since the advertising model of ...
annieli 05/09/2015 23
Lt. General of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps does bxt shxt crazy teevee. M Bachmann has a cousin?
No question, Iran has a number of very good generals. Their officers learned war fighting Saddam Hussein's army in the long war 1981-1989. The head of their Jerusalem/Quds Force, Major General ...
waterstreet2008 05/09/2015 34
Saturday Morning Garden Blogging v. 11.11 - High Desert Bloom
Mr. Light and I always celebrate our anniversary by taking a little trip. Lately we've been exploring towns in Colorado that we usually drive through or visit for a day, but never stay overnight. ...
Merry Light 05/09/2015 242
A real debate on Social Security and Medicare might happen in 2016
Joan McCarter 05/08/2015 37
Updated: "Ready for Bernie Sanders 2016" $$$
How about this for some super-charged "grassroots" support? Already, one super-PAC pledging to promote Sanders' candidacy, " Ready for Bernie Sanders 2016 " [their Facebook Page] is ramping up its ...
jamess 05/08/2015 68

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