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Shortly after the slap heard ‘round the world last night, I feared my phone would catch fire from the tweets, messages, and calls. I am notorious for avoiding self-congratulatory award shows, and my friends know it. So they felt compelled to give me the news of Will Smith slapping the taste...

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  • March 28, 2022

There is a funny and oft-repeated line from the standup comedy act of Chris Rock— for some (expletive) they supposed to do! Rock’s punchline was a rebuff to one wanting congratulations for accomplishing their fundamental responsibility. Republican representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger are surfing the liberal wave because they chose...

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  • January 7, 2022

Republicans lined up to get their Fox News sound bites in on Tuesday, during a hearing on Attorney General Merrick Garland’s memorandum on protecting school board members against violence—the very kind of violence promised by the folks Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have been inciting with barely intelligible lies over...

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  • October 27, 2021

“No, no. There's 52 senators who don't agree, okay, and there's two that want to work something out if possible in a most rational reasonable way.” Joe Manchin fessing up that he and Sinema are Republicans to CNN reporter. Manchin Cheerfully Gives Republicans A Senate Majority (video in link) West Virginia is...

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  • October 19, 2021

“Today's sentencing of human rights lawyer Steven Donziger should be front-page news ringing alarm bells anywhere people are concerned about democracy, abuses of corporate power, and the rule of law. The real crime here is the death and disease resulting from Chevron's poisoning of the drinking water of thousands of Indigenous...

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  • October 6, 2021

Fail: REALITY BITES: That didn’t take long. Reality TV star and political neophyte Caitlyn Jenner was about 24 hours into the rollout of her California gubernatorial campaign this weekend when she posted her first major campaign gaffe on social media. Jenner, expressing outrage about a San Francisco Chronicle story involving SF DA Chesa...

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  • April 27, 2021

White House Reporters made a mockery out of the press conference today. They acted as if President Biden needed to scold Maxine Waters and himself for Chauvin’s trial comments. Shame on White House Reporters Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799...

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  • April 20, 2021

“We might (and I stress might) have already reached and passed a point where there is really no turning back for Thwaites, no matter what we as humans do to our climate,” Alastair Graham, the University of South Florida and co-author of the study. New data from under the ice stream...

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  • April 9, 2021

“As in the Times Op-Ed from which the book originated, the title refers to the results of studies conducted in Germany from the mid-nineteen-eighties onward, which reported, among other intriguing findings, that eighty per cent of East German women always experienced orgasm during sex, compared to sixty-three per cent of...

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  • April 8, 2021
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Banana Republic is not yet a bankrupt concept in America, although it is being sorely tested. Trump’s 1/6 coup counted on the numbers of RWNJs in the US military, including some QAnon-influenced former National Security and ex-DoD/Military. The hint at the misuse of federal personnel was foreshadowed in the Summer...

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  • March 13, 2021

Likely there will some stunt somewhere today, perhaps not in DC. Hopefully there will be no casualties, but nothing will match the easing of mask mandates in Texas and Mississippi. Perhaps there’s a numerological formula for predicting the next stupid QAnon event.  x Anti-Trump Republicans are facing punishment back home. But...

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  • March 4, 2021

Wasn’t it just last week that Moscow Mitch said, no to impeachment but took to the floor to say “Lock him up” and then within the last 24 hours saying with all listed below, if he is the primary candidate he would absolutely vote for the orange thing?  My head...

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  • February 26, 2021

This is a short diary written from having watched Moscow Mitch live a few minutes ago. He spoke for perhaps 15 minutes and spent most of it denouncing Trump for what he did, and suggested that, while the House may or may not have met the standard of criminal proof,...

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  • February 13, 2021

A glacial landslide scar, all that remained of a previous piece of ice that had collpased, is believed to have triggered a new landslide that slammed into and triggered part of Nanda Devi glacier to collapse. When the rocky debris slammed into the Himalayan glacier’s much larger remnant, it sent rock and ice down a valley...

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  • February 8, 2021

This may be nothing more than a clever trolling exercise, but I’m curious to see what becomes of it. x .@williamlegate and I are going to prove that progressives can make a better pillow, run a better business and help make the world a better place while doing it.— David Hogg...

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  • February 4, 2021

​ Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice...

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  • January 30, 2021

By January Bethany Lake in NW Oregon, just west of Portland, gathers storm waters from hundreds of acres of avoided wetlands. Effluent also drains from the thousands of manicured yards and miles of streets in the surrounding suburban areas. The Lake and its tributaries discharges to Rock Creek, which slithers down...

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  • January 17, 2021

I belonged to a Veteran group on Facebook. The administrator came on and said because of “Big Tech” conspiring against conservatives, he would move to an alt-site like Gab or Parlor.  He talked all about the First Amendment and the hate he feels coming towards Republicans. Once again, Fox and...

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  • January 11, 2021

Almost immediately after the siege on the Capitol ended, people started both-sidesing the event. You know, liberals didn’t care about the violence and property destruction that arose in the wake of the racial justice protests over the summer (erm, false), so why do we care about this? In other words, the...

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  • January 9, 2021

Staring at the Andrew Jackson portrait in the Oval Office must have had a stochastic effect. Like Nixon talking to portraits, Trump decided he’d go out with a bang. As his hero, Trump perhaps read about the second inaugural on 4 March 1829. Trump would never hold such an “open house” rather...

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  • January 8, 2021

So by now you’ve heard that 12 angry phlegms are going to keep pretending through January 6 and beyond that something untoward occurred during the November 3 election, during which a clear majority of the country told Donald Trump not to let the door hit him in the ass on...

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  • January 2, 2021

Antarctica researchers have become alarmed by a new finding that shows sub-glacial lakes under the Thwaites glacier are draining a significant amount of water to the bedrock under miles thick with ice. Once the lake water reaches the bedrock, it lubricates the glacier enough to create frictional heat at the bed...

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  • December 28, 2020

The Ermineskin and Whitefish Lake First Nations, along with ranchers, have filed two lawsuits against Alberta’s government after the province rescinded protections for the eastern slopes of the rocky mountains. Alberta’s decision will no longer require any coal mining to be done underground, and that prohibited mountain top coal mining. As a...

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  • December 26, 2020

Edward Abbey memorialized environmental resistance to mindless development in his tome The Monkey Wrench Gang. It essentially endorsed sabotage to thwart degrading of the natural world, for instance, putting sugar in the gas tanks of bulldozers that are about to plow under a nice area. However, advances in surveillance make...

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  • December 19, 2020

The Jewish Action group Twitter account, shared an image of  Senator Kelly Loeffler with a former leader of the KKK. Chester Doles, a fourth-generation Klansman, now leads the National Alliance and Hammerskins. He introduced the nation to the American Patriots USA in 2019. International Business Times writes: Kelly Loeffler claims she had...

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  • December 14, 2020

The grievances continue as Trump imagines offences that only reinforce how much he was thought of as a danger to democracy. “We will find that hundreds of thousands of ballots were illegally cast in your state and all over the country, by the way, more than enough to give us...

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  • December 8, 2020

As each day passes, Trump adds to an already impressive body of evidence arguing that he should be considered the worst president in U.S. history.  But, taking a dispassionate, long view, there are a small number of surprisingly strong contenders for this title.  This history call is depressingly closer than it...

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  • December 6, 2020

For starters, this  “No Trespassing” sign isn’t on private property.  It’s on Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation Lands that are open to the public as the Rock Creek Greenway, west of Portland Oregon. Fortunately there are many anglers who are simply crazed about catching fish and who would wade through Hell fire for...

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  • December 5, 2020

People will not do the right thing until they are scared of NOT doing the right thing. x In the past 48 hours, at least 5,495 more Americans were killed by Covid. They and their loved ones would've been able to celebrate the holidays. The more we distance and mask...

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  • December 4, 2020
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A loser’s victory rally, what a message. In his Valdosta, Georgia speech on Saturday Trump will essentially repeat his 46 minute Facebook rant from Wednesday with a few local references and additional stupid ad libs. Save that hour for more productive activities that don’t involve super-spreading. They’re “not dumb in Georgia” but...

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  • December 3, 2020

Oh, gee, you mean when a sitting pr*sident denies reality and deliberately undermines the legitimacy of our democracy, his supporters are apt to follow suit? Of all the things Trump has fucked up — and they are legion — his cancerous influence on our democratic norms and values may be...

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  • November 25, 2020

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • November 21, 2020

Hard rains just swept across NW Oregon and vicinity. The creeks climbed their banks. I watch Rock Creek, and its tributaries that flow through Bethany Lake, ten miles west of Portland Oregon.  Upstream of Bethany Lake, a half mile wide grassy meadow has transformed into a nicely braided  creek with...

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  • November 20, 2020

Donald Trump’s favorite person, aside from himself, has worked assiduously over the years to make it appear as if she isn’t nearly as vulgar, brash, or downright gormless as the rest of the Huns in her family. But it’s a dark ruse — as evidenced by her tacit complicity in...

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  • November 17, 2020
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I’m all in for this: President-elect Joe Biden will join the lineup of influential Democrats involved in Georgia's ongoing senatorial campaigns, according to his recently-named forthcoming chief of staff. Ron Klain—who will formally step into the role when become Biden assumes office in January—discussed the outcomes of Georgia's two runoff...

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  • November 16, 2020

200g softened troll fat 200g rock salt lightly crushed 4 tsp rat droppings ½ tsp deplorable extract 175g finely sifted dandruff 85g ground confederate flags ½ tsp of ground flag pins 300g sour grapes 100ml MAGA tears 2 tsp conspiracy theory extract Throw every thing into the cats litter tray...

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  • November 15, 2020

Hey everyone! So I needed to take a little break after election day from posting diaries and I think you all know why. First off, I am very happy that my home state of Pennsylvania delivered for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris! I was in Cleveland this past weekend heading...

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  • November 9, 2020

Jo Biden had offered 20 billion to preserve the Amazon. It was ridiculed denied by the Trump of the Tropics, Jair Bolsonaro. Perhaps a similar offer to the nations involved in Africa would be a rational response and likely considered. It’s worth a try. I highly suspect this diary will...

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  • November 3, 2020

Erica Grieder at The Houston Chronicle has good piece out about U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s (R. TX) re-election bid against MJ Hegar (D. TX) is tied to Trump’s fate in Texas: And in states where Trump is struggling, including Texas, a new question has come to the fore: Can Republican...

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  • October 29, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Texas: x 🚨New Poll – TEXAS🚨Biden 49 / Trump 48Hegar 46 / Cornyn 48https://t.co/OCRMOhwGdJ— Data for Progress (@DataProgress) October 26, 2020 Click here for the full results. Yesterday’s UT Tyler poll showed a tightening race: In his bid for a fourth term in...

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  • October 26, 2020

Oh, and his advisers “have their heads up their asses” — but I didn’t want to put that in the headline because this is a family-friendly column … so long as you’re not talking about my family. They think I do nothing but write anti-Trump screeds all day and smoke weed all...

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  • October 20, 2020

Donald Trump's Florida lackey has given the states football teams permission to fill their stadiums despite a spreading coronavirus throughout the sunshine state, particularly in South Florida. From Dolphins Talk:  Andy Slater of Fox Sports 640AM South Florida is reporting Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has informed the Miami Dolphins moving forward...

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  • October 7, 2020

Some big news today out of Texas: x Donations are still coming in, but we couldn't wait to share this with you. We've raised over $13.5 million this quarter — nearly 8 times what we raised in our last best fundraising quarter. The polls are neck and neck, and we're...

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  • September 30, 2020

Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson makes clear he is a political independent He is the type of movie star whose persona and the roles he plays will appear to White Men, especially those without a college degree. Thus this endorsement should have some impact we will see watch x As a...

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  • September 27, 2020

Donald Trump has buried his head in the sand — and that’s no small feat. Look at that cavernous cranium. He looks like a Rock ‘em Sock ‘em Robot, FFS. Or something that escaped from Dr. Moreau’s giant head lab. Seriously, that thing looks like an orange Smart Car. It’s an egregious...

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  • September 24, 2020

An Oregon developer of a proposed gas station next to a creek and wetlands has withdrawn his application. In short:  Victory! Withdrawn App, how sweet the sound, Saving trees … thirty feet around. They were doomed on this place, but now are saved, thanks to Grace. The nearby neighborhoods’ coveys...

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  • September 4, 2020

x The Joker wants to be mayor of Gotham City. https://t.co/PLtnFwPVOq — David Corn (@DavidCornDC) September 3, 2020 Today the Joker goes to the exurbs to defeat those ‘anarchist jurisdictions’ because no one likes their men with clown makeup in the suburbs. x They say politically that Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh...

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  • September 3, 2020

Due to a buildup in methane in a rapidly heating Siberia, an explosion occurred that tossed boulders of frozen soil and ice “hundreds of metres” into the sky from the epicenter of the blast in the Yamal Penninsula. The powerful blast site was discovered by accident when a TV news crew...

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  • August 29, 2020

I’m Red Woodman, Senior Investigator for what we call the “Frog Court.”  If I can just get through today, I can retire with a pension.  But a whole bunch of new cases just hit my in-basket and I came to work to find a guy sobbing over a couple of baby...

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  • August 14, 2020
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