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» Funemployment Getting Even More Fun
13/12/13 14:05 from Eschaton
The moochers and takers are finally going to get what they deserve and get no more of the tax money that should be going to Galtian defense contractors.
» Warriors For Christmas: Texas State Rep. Pat Fallon Leads The Battle In The 'War On Christmas'
13/12/13 13:53 from Right Wing Watch
Texas state Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Frisco, co-author the the state's "Merry Christmas" bill was a guest on "Wallbuilders Live" today where he told host Rick Green that if people get offended by public schools hosting "Christmas" parties, wel...
» Paranoia-Rama: This Week In Right-Wing Lunacy - 12/13/13
13/12/13 12:55 from Right Wing Watch
In this edition, we learn that homosexuality is as contagious as the common cold, public schools are pushing homosexual/Islamic indoctrination and that President Obama may be behind the death of a state official involved in the release o...
» Ocean Beach Holiday Parade Winners Announced
13/12/13 12:48 from OB Rag Blog
The organizers of this year's OB Holiday Parade, the OB Town Council, have just announced the winners in each of the parade's categories - and this year was the 34th parade. And here they are - from a press release from the OBTC:
» After revelation that Christie asked Cuomo to back off bridge lane closure inquiry, top aide resigns
13/12/13 12:30 from Daily Kos
New Democratic video hits Christie on controversy One day after the Wall Street Journal reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had privately asked New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to back off an investigation into Bill Baroni, Ch...
» What The New Beyonce Album Means For America
13/12/13 12:00 from Eschaton
Just kidding. I gotta go out for a bit. Lunch thread.
» Senate pulls another all-nighter at GOP insistence; GOP doesn't show up
13/12/13 11:44 from Daily Kos
The Republican filibuster hissy fit continued in the Senate all through Thursday and overnight, again, into Friday. But while Republicans demanded the Senate stay up all night so that they could fully voice their dismay over Obamacare (a...
» Failing to extend unemployment insurance isn't just mean, it's stupid
13/12/13 11:43 from Daily Kos
The long-term unemployment rate is double what it has been when Congress allowed emergency unemployment insurance benefits to lapse after past recessions, as the graph above shows. Not only would Congress be failing jobless people if it ...
13/12/13 11:39 from No More Mister Nice Blog
» Affordable Housing
13/12/13 10:43 from Eschaton
Land use and building code regulations increase the cost of building housing. That's not to say all such regulations are bad, but it should be acknowledged more than it is. I think Philadelphia just passed a regulation requiring all new ...
» Flashback: Mike Huckabee Woos The Religious Right, Assuring Them 'I Come From You'
13/12/13 10:37 from Right Wing Watch
Yesterday, Mike Huckabee ended his daily radio program, fueling speculation that he did so in order to prepare to make another run for the White House in 2016. And judging by the spate of "Huckabee open to making another run" articles pu...
» King: Don't Vote On Any Immigration Legislation, Focus On Obamacare Instead
13/12/13 10:30 from Right Wing Watch
Rep. Steve King (R-IA), in an interview with WorldNetDaily yesterday, urged the House to continue debating the Affordable Care Act — which was signed into law in 2010 — into 2014 and refuse to consider any legislation pertaining to immig...
» Domino's workers fired for protesting wage theft get their jobs back
13/12/13 09:51 from Daily Kos
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman The 25 Manhattan Domino's workers who lost their jobs after protesting being forced to work below minimum wage will be back on the job this weekend, thanks to an agreement with New York State A...
» I'm an Internet Company, I'm the Government
13/12/13 09:50 from Daily Kos
With the major tech companies taking on government spying , maybe it's time these companies look in the mirror as well. Sure, the government may be snooping into your World of Warcraft chats, but don't forget your privacy has been ...
» Budget deal not as bad as expected for federal workers
13/12/13 09:18 from Daily Kos
President Barack Obama is giving federal workers a raise—but he also proposed more than wiping it out with a pension contribution increase. Federal workers, hit with pay freezes, furloughs, and a shutdown, are at least likely to ge...
» So after 2016, we're all basically #%&^@ed
13/12/13 09:17 from Attytood
13/12/13 09:16 from No More Mister Nice Blog
» Drag artist Vito Marzano: The Full Story on The Denver Wrangler's discriminatory actions
13/12/13 09:08 from planetransgender
» Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET!
13/12/13 08:30 from Daily Kos
Daily Kos Radio's Kagro in the Morning show podcasts are now available through iTunes. And we're now being broadcast live on We Act Radio, Washington, DC's WPWC 1480 AM! So if you're in the area, tune in on your actual radio. And if not,...
» Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Vito Fossella teases us with the hope of Staten Island hijinks
13/12/13 08:00 from Daily Kos
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • NY-11 : Longtime election watchers love Staten Island for its bizarre and hilarious congressional hijinks,...
» Abbreviated pundit roundup: Budget, unemployment benefits, Sandy Hook and more
13/12/13 07:44 from Daily Kos
First up, The New York Times reacts to the latest budget deal: For most of this year, the brutal cuts to federal spending known as the sequester have wreaked havoc on important programs, cutting off hundreds of thousands from Head Start ...
13/12/13 05:39 from Eschaton
Or means. Or making the means the short term ends in order to justify having the means available in case you really need them. Or something .
» Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the January Harper's Index
12/12/13 23:30 from Daily Kos
The latest Harper's Index® has been posted . An excerpt: • Portion of the adolescent prisoners in solitary on Rikers Island who have been diagnosed with a mental illness: 7/10 • Percentage of U.S. gun retailers who believe that “it...
» Late Night
12/12/13 23:00 from Eschaton