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» March Against Monsanto, Louisville, Kentucky May 25, 2013 Video.
25/05/13 17:54 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
A beautiful day with beautiful people. To tell you the truth I felt honored to capture this. It was a wonderful day in the neighborhood.
» NRSC makes itself and Gomez ridiculous in Massachusetts Senate race
25/05/13 16:00 from Daily Kos
This is just stupid. A super PAC created by California billionaire Tom Steyer, NextGen PAC, is talking about launching a campaign against Republican Gabriel Gomez in the Massachusetts Senate race with Ed Markey. Markey doesn't want anythin..
» March Against Monsanto, Louisville, Kentucky May 25, 2013 Photos.
25/05/13 15:48 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
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» Green diary rescue: The redwoods, the High Plains Aquifer and fracking ourselves crazy
25/05/13 15:00 from Daily Kos
Every week Daily Kos diarists write dozens of environmentally related posts. Many don't get the readership they deserve. Helping improve the odds is the motivation behind the Green Diary Rescue. In the past seven years, there have been 227..
» Midday open thread
25/05/13 14:00 from Daily Kos
An open thread to kick off a long weekend right. Hmmm...the Ohio School Board is considering teaching kids creationism in schools. Daily Kos emerita Kaili Joy Gray: Um, no. No, wrong, fail, and no. While proponents of creationism like to s..
» This week in the War on Workers: Low-wage workers keep pressuring fast food chains
25/05/13 12:55 from Daily Kos
Several of the low-wage federal contractors who went on strike on Tuesday were told not to come back to work on Wednesday, Josh Eidelson reports: Bassett’s employee Suyapa Moreno told The Nation in Spanish that three of her outlet’s four s..
» Saturday nutpick-a-palooza: Gitmo is like BEENGHAAAAAAAZZZZEEE
25/05/13 12:00 from Daily Kos
Today's source material: Gird your loins, America. President Obama intends to empty out Guantanamo Bay and send scores of suspected Muslim terror operatives back to their jihadist-coddling native countries. Goaded by anti-war activists and..
» Saturday Book Discussion/Crass Commercialism
25/05/13 11:34 from Eschaton
I've read every Jane Austen novel except Northanger Abby , though I read most of them when I was in my mid-20s. Probably about the time Clueless came out. Not too long ago I read Mansfield Park for the first time, and I really really didn't..
» This week in the war on voting: Bipartisan election commission seen as weak tea by some critics
25/05/13 11:00 from Daily Kos
This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades • Voting Commission could modernize elections : President Obama announced the members of the new Presidential Commission on Election Administration Tuesda..
» MMA Fight Video: Fallon Fox Trans Empowering Win Over Allanna Jones.
25/05/13 10:23 from planetransgender
Fallon Fox toughest battle to date moves her to 3-0 and one step closer to the UFC. But there was much more to this win than just another clean fight. Jones made this a dirty fight when she stepped into the ring. I lost respect for Jones w..
25/05/13 10:09 from No More Mister Nice Blog
SUPERVILLAIN OBAMA CONTINUES TO USE TIME MACHINE TO WIELD IRS SUPERWEAPON PRIOR TO HIS PRESIDENCY The IRS scandal goes straight to the top -- to the Obama White House. We know this for a fact because, um, the IRS unit responsible for tea p..
25/05/13 10:05 from Eschaton
However misguided. The accident turned attention back to the age of the nation’s transportation system. The 607,380 bridges in the U.S. are 42 years old on average, and 1-in-9 are rated “structurally deficient,” according to the American S..
» This week in the world of progressive state blogs: Gov. Tancredo? Pipeline votes. Cutting 1%er taxes
25/05/13 10:00 from Daily Kos
Each Saturday, this feature links and excerpts commentary and reporting from a dozen progressive state blogs in the past seven days around the nation. The idea is not only to spotlight specific issues but to give readers who may not know t..
» In weekly address, Obama urges Americans to honor the fallen on Memorial Day weekend
25/05/13 09:00 from Daily Kos
We must do more than remember. We must care for the loved ones that our fallen service members have left behind. We must make sure all our veterans have the care and benefits they’ve earned, and the jobs and opportunity they deserve. Presi..
» This week in science: Perspective
25/05/13 08:00 from Daily Kos
A schematic of an iconic celestial object. To see it and a couple of its more exquisite cousin in full visible wavelength glory, click the image. My skeptical peers and I were buoyed to see the hundreds of millions of people on earth who d..
» This Memorial Day, Remember Those Who Gave Their Lives for Freedom
25/05/13 08:00 from AFL-CIO Weblog
James Gilbert is director of the AFL-CIO Union Veterans Council . Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. Many Americans will enjoy a day off with family and friends, perhaps at a barbecue or baseball game. Those times and the memo..
» Morning Thread
25/05/13 04:02 from Eschaton
Just how does a 22 y.o., with no specific experience, get to be president of a preparatory school? Naturally, it's a charter, for profit school. Still, you'd think some educational experience would be a prerequisite. The tax dollars ..
» Open thread for night owls: Amy Goodman—Another Memorial Day in this endless war
24/05/13 22:30 from Daily Kos
Independent investigative journalist Amy Goodman is the host of "Democracy Now" and author of The Silenced Majority , a magnificent look at diverse groups of Americans engaged in resistance to plutocrats and jingoists. She wrote this colum..
» Memorial Day 2013: Remember the fallen, bring home the living
24/05/13 22:25 from Attytood
» Late Night
24/05/13 22:19 from Eschaton
24/05/13 21:34 from No More Mister Nice Blog
MORE IDIOCY FROM CNN AND POLITICO CNN is scandalized: President Obama forgets to salute President Obama seemingly preoccupied forgot one piece of protocol as he boarded Marine One on his way to Annapolis Friday. Obama walked past the Marin..
» Some Scandals Are BORING
24/05/13 21:25 from Eschaton
A quarter of all Americans having trouble feeding their family ? Whatever.
» OCCUPY THE FOOD SUPPLY! GET YOUR MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO ON...
24/05/13 21:23 from Ramblings
I think my blogger pals are in the know. We have a right to know if our food, the very sustenance we need for life, has been messed with. This sign really nails it-- because from the maker's of Agent Orange, Roundup & BGH (Bovine Growth Ho..
» Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!
24/05/13 18:30 from Daily Kos
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Impeachapalooza Edition! "If you watch the news like I do, you know the Obama administration is embroiled in so many scandals that trying to pick which one to report on is like trying to pic..