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» Going Dry
08/03/14 09:30 from Eschaton
Not sure what these California communities are going to do if the drought continues ... or what happens when larger population centers start to dry up.
» This week in science: One day only!
08/03/14 09:00 from Daily Kos
Taken from slightly left of center in the theater of the Hayden Planetarium. Click image for more info Anti-science propaganda has found a home on the Right. But no one is immune to conspiracy claims, especially when it's their worst fea...
» The Boy With The Spyrograph Eyes
08/03/14 07:09 from Zen Comix
» Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Millennials and trust, more on Ukraine
08/03/14 06:51 from Daily Kos
WaPo : A big new report on millennials was released today by the Pew Research Center, covering a lot of the same stuff we’re always hearing about this oft-discussed generation. Millennials are diverse, they’re not making a lot of money a...
» R.I.P. Bartcop
08/03/14 05:36 from Eschaton
You will be sorely missed. Mrs. Bart has medical bills and a mortgage that needs to be paid off. If you have a bit of turkee you can spare, this would be a good place to spend it.
08/03/14 02:11 from Sadly, No!
I wonder if conservatives ever refuse to poop lest they notice that their shit is not white? Michael Bargo Jr, American Feudalism: Why Eric Holder needs Felons to Vote Holy fucking squirrel balls do conservatives despise democracy. Well,...
» Open thread for night owls: Time to forget the 1%
07/03/14 23:30 from Daily Kos
J.D. Alt is an architect and author. He became interested in understanding—and explaining—Modern Monetary Theory in 2011 while researching a strategy for implementing affordable housing on a national scale. His novel, The Architect Who C...
» Friday Compulsory Cat Thread
07/03/14 23:05 from Eschaton
» Former Christie aide continues refusal to comply with subpoena
07/03/14 22:30 from Daily Kos
Bridget Anne Kelly's email to David Wildstein ordering the lane closures The lawyer representing Bridget Anne Kelly, the former deputy chief of staff for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who appears to have ordered the Fort Lee lane closur...
» Cheers and Jeers: Rum in Brown Paper Bag FRIDAY!
07/03/14 19:31 from Daily Kos
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Crimea River Edition "Vladimir Putin says that Russian troops did not invade Crimea. Really? Well, what are those guys? Mall cops?" ---David Letterman Jon Stewart unveils Fox News's new sl...
» Friday Night
07/03/14 19:23 from Eschaton
» The Bluegrass Pipeline Is Primary Sponsor For Hardin County Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Event.
07/03/14 18:33 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
The event is "Good Neighbor Day Expo at March Luncheon." Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Name : Good Neighbor Day Expo at March Luncheon Date : March 12, 2014 Time : 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Event Description : Join us for Lunch at Pritchard...
» Weekly Open Thread with Lateness!
07/03/14 18:00 from Feministe
I'm late I'm late I'm late getting the open thread up this week! Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything* you like over this weekend and throughout the week. * with a few netiquette exceptions
07/03/14 17:56 from No More Mister Nice Blog
» Right Wing Round-Up - 3/7/14
07/03/14 17:35 from Right Wing Watch
Peter Montgomery @ Political Research Associates : Right-wing Evangelicals In Uganda: Telling The Whole Story. Marge Baker @ Huffington Post : Debo Adegbile and the Toxic Influence of Big Money. Adam Serwer @ MSNBC : The Republican war o...
» Right Wing Leftovers - 3/7/14
07/03/14 17:25 from Right Wing Watch
Fox News loves Chris Christie . Media Research Center spokesman Dan Gainor says liberals are “determined to ruin sports so that they can have forced celebration of all things liberal – and these days, all things gay and...
» Industry-Funded CPAC Panelists: Climate Change A 'Silly' 'Scam,' 'Modern Witchcraft'
07/03/14 16:53 from Right Wing Watch
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this morning hosted a panel titled, “What’s The Deal With Global Warming?,” the answer to which was apparently that it’s a “silly debate,” a “s...
» Too Many Fiefdoms
07/03/14 16:46 from Eschaton
Hyper-local governments are beloved by some progressives I know, but they're wrong. Carving up states into a million tiny political subdivisions with no capacity to actually do shit is a tea person's dream come true. Just ask Greg Mankiw...
» Union thugs? Wait 'til you see the Kochs
07/03/14 16:16 from Daily Kos
Caricature of David Koch by DonkeyHotey This is just a mind-boggling statistic : The various Koch-sponsored groups spent "more than double the combined political spending (including to undisclosed group) for the top 10 unions combined" i...
» 65% of Americans want Keystone XL pipeline even though 47% think it could harm the environment
07/03/14 16:09 from Daily Kos
For those of us who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline—as well as other means of transporting highly polluting tar sands petroleum—the latest Washington Post -ABC National Poll cannot but generate sighs. Two thirds of those surveyed want it...
» From the Department of Crass Political Mailers
07/03/14 16:06 from Eschaton
Can you guess this mailer's subject and sender from its cover? I'm sure you all guessed the American Beverage Association in opposition to a proposed soda tax in San Francisco to reduce obesity. Thanks for playing!
» Held in contempt by Darrell Issa? Now that's something to be proud of.
07/03/14 16:00 from Daily Kos
Despite an IRS decision to release documents related to former official Lois Lerner's tenure at the agency, House Government Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is plowing ahead with plans to hold her in contempt of Congress becaus...
» The District 2 Appointment Gambit – Newsom Leads Informal OB Rag Poll, Jane Gawronski Also Running
07/03/14 15:51 from OB Rag Blog
38 Candidates So Far In the Running Now that former Councilmember Kevin Faulconer has been sworn in as mayor, the deck is clear for the appointment process to his seat to begin in earnest. Chet Barfield, one of the current staffers for t...
» Ep 222 The Professional Left Podcast
07/03/14 15:43 from Blue Gal