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The American Geological Union documents a significant rift in the Last Ice Area just north of Ellesmere Island in the Canadian arctic in May of 2020. A hole of open water in sea ice is known as a polynya, and its formation is remarkable because the ice in the area is...

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  • October 20, 2021

Not since, Tuco, Blondie, and Angel Eyes formed a triangle, within a circle, has greed, corruption, and self-interest intersected so destructively. Politics in America, for nearly 250 years has boiled down to money, policy, and humanitarianism in that order. Now it is strictly a good, bad, or ugly proposition. In...

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  • August 30, 2021
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Former President Trump ordered the Pentagon to release all of its information on “unidentified aerial phenomena” (UAP) within 18 days in his last coronavirus relief bill in December 2020. More inexplicable sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) will be released for public scrutiny in June — including a UFO that broke...

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  • May 29, 2021

Oklahoma’s right-wing politicians would like to erase history because that’s what they do, whether it’s the omission of facts or rewriting them to favor those in power. Historical guilt and its associated media effects cooties can’t be part of public school curricula. H.B. 1775  implies that the past prior to 1776...

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  • May 24, 2021

Bullwinkle Badgers:  “Be loud … fly low over the crowds,” said one unidentified member of the Lakota crew, describing the mission parameters as they understood them. Apparently an “unidentified subordinate” modified the mission. Last Summer did feature another stunt at St Johns Church to serve the Trump 2020 election bid, including an...

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  • May 15, 2021

The Boom is underway The global energy watchdog revealed that the delivery of renewable energy projects, including windfarms and solar power projects, grew by 45% last year in a step change for the global industry. Wind power capacity doubled over the last year, while solar power grew by almost 50%...

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  • May 11, 2021

Republican governor says measure sends message that Wyoming is ‘prepared to bring litigation to protect her interests’ Coal is a 19th century fuel in a 21st century world. It is out of date and filthiest of fossil fuels. Modernize for god’s sake. Wasting money to protect a vanishing industry makes...

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  • May 10, 2021

The Tin Lizzie was a Ford Model T car that ushered in prefabricated manufacturing, thereby featuring profits over craftsmanship. Although for the first time, the middle-class had real dreams of affording an automobile, the Tin eventually went bye-bye because it bowed to modernization. The current Tin Lizzie, Republican House member...

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  • May 5, 2021

According to new findings from the University of California San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, primarily in summer, unprecedented quantities of heat from the Pacific are pouring into the Arctic Ocean through the Bering Strait. This likely explains the rapid decimation of sea ice in the region. The decline has...

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  • April 23, 2021

Sadly, @BillMaher severely erred with the false equivalences he created between the Left or Right on how they handled COVID. Bill Maher strikes out badly on this one on COVID equivalences x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. While I do not always agree with Bill Maher, his prose is...

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  • April 18, 2021

Ending qualified immunity for police officers would certainly fill the gap in insurance company revenues created by universal healthcare in the US. There’s plenty of other liabilities that insurance companies can cover including civilian firearms liability insurance on the model of auto insurance. Forcing individual officers to bear more individual liability...

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  • April 13, 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 that...

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Like Martin Luther objecting to Pope Leo X selling indulgences to raise money for a variety of excesses, the environmental costs of carbon markets far exceed the benefits. Austerity would have denied us Renaissance art which is less at risk in an age of non-fungible tokens. Today the consequences for the planet...

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  • March 28, 2021

As many here know I am a Democratic Socialist and a long time Bernie supporter. I listened to Biden today and was impressed as he sounded like a democrat of old, i.e. what present day republicans would term as a screaming raving socialist. I was happy with my vote for...

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  • March 25, 2021

Because Trumpists are all about the cosplay: Person Woman Man Camera TV. Aren’t we in an age where US Senators pretend to be patriots while supporting an election nullification, and there’s all those 2020 instances of voter fraud, not. No evidence for the widespread right-wing lie that Antifa members disguised...

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  • March 3, 2021
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The sparse number of actual carbon capture and sequestration projects plus weak carbon markets amplify the problems of the climate crisis yet to be revisited, post-Trump. Two heartland examples in North Dakota and Texas show how there are several interlocking problems addressing the climate crisis that must be included in future environmental policy. More specifically...

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  • February 28, 2021

This is how the mainstream media should cover politicians. It is not taking sides or creating a false balance. Republicans did lie and flee. Republicans lied & fled See full episodes here. One must commend MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez report on Texas Republicans and Texas Democrats and the contrasts in what they...

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  • February 22, 2021

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki used a question to call out Texas politicians lying about the real cause for Texas Electric Grid failure. Jen Psaki checks Texas politician attack on green energy See full episodes here. Texas, a state where its Republican politicians are full of hubris, have a...

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  • February 20, 2021

Ted Cruz tried to slither around the coverage of his holiday in Cancun, including an interview on Hannity to offset a series of lies once social media caught him at the airport.  #TedFled because he’s really not all about the accountability or even patriotism considering his role in the insurrection. Cruz's...

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  • February 19, 2021

Texas is the coalmine canary of failures in the GQP’s industrial policy. The “clusterfuzzle” appears to be only in Texas: perhaps they skimmed on costs and failed in winterizing their plants. The structural failure comes from the anti-federal, deregulatory policy of the Texas grid which reveals itself in the disinformation...

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  • February 18, 2021

Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) had some harsh words yesterday: x “We are nearing a failed state in Texas. And it has nothing to do with God, or natural disasters. It has everything to do with the leadership and those in the positions of public trust who have failed us,” says...

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  • February 17, 2021

Greg Abbott searches for #TexasBlackoout blame in the state’s power utility but Texas deregulated its grid to avoid the very regulations that would have prevented this problem.  All in the name of profit. Greg Abbott now even blames the Green New Deal. 88% of Texas electricity is supplied by natural gas...

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  • February 17, 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

Large hedge funds representative of fictitious capital aka “dumb money” got screwed by swarming reddit collective action. Numerous “redditors” caused a small scale version of (short) market chaos. WE GOT JON STEWART TO JOIN TWITTER He's right tho… https://t.co/iHedgMhKqg — WSB Mod (@wsbmod) January 29, 2021 UPDATE: It's definitely not a...

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  • January 29, 2021

There’s a huge, grim, sprawling crisis unfolding right now in the U.S. And by that I mean, Donald Trump may not get the warm sendoff he’d hoped for. x The president is currently scheduled to leave Washington early Wednesday morning. He wants a send-off, aides had at one point discussed a rally...

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  • January 15, 2021

Okay, this is kind of significant. And since Joe Manchin, among the least liberal Democrats of Congress, could be a thorn in the leadership’s side, it could be seismic. The Anchorage Daily News: U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday that Donald Trump should resign the presidency immediately and that if...

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  • January 8, 2021
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The neoliberals’ “free market” is not going to sequester enough carbon to save the environment. Even Warren Buffett isn’t willing to take a bet on surviving an impending climate crisis catastrophe, because “the rents are too high”. Existential threats have a critical reality, about which ruthless criticism is entailed. Even...

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  • December 27, 2020

I am sure others have put this together, but I think it is something that needs to be out there. Two things are happening simultaneously.  The United States is suffering its worst cyber attack, possibly in history. Trump and his minions are raising the temperature on a military coup.  Even...

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  • December 19, 2020

The hummingbirds dash around my back yard, as hard to track as a feathered 3-card monte game; are there 2 or 3 or 4 hummers? Any hummer that sits in our Bartlett pear tree is automatically named Bart.  It fights any other hummer using any one of five feeders below...

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  • December 16, 2020

This appears to be the Presidents theory. The FBI and Veterinarians across the land have been alerted to be on the lookout for one [or more] extremely constipated dog[s]. Hell, our psycho-kitty has a better excuse when sitting near to a recently shredded curtain, “It was the fly’s fault mam”...

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  • November 26, 2020

Never has a Freudian slip been so perfect — or accurate: x “We're working on mass distribution of the virus.” — Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin, who we hope is working on mass distribution of the ~vaccine~ and not the virus. pic.twitter.com/DqaTC1ZTmD— The Recount (@therecount) November 20, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> TREASURY...

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  • November 20, 2020

Loopy shrunken apple head Rudy Giuliani has been at the vanguard of Donald Trump’s farewell unreality tour — a lurid spectacle that reached its zany zenith over the weekend when his team scheduled a press conference to bellow into the wind about fraud or something. Oddly enough, the event was...

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  • November 9, 2020

 Count every vote. #CountEveryVote x Remember that America is a democracy. Every vote deserves to be counted, no matter what Trump and Republicans say https://t.co/HcHI6D5t0N— Barbara Malmet (@B52Malmet) November 3, 2020 x #BREAK Election eve and Twitter has labeled a Trump tweet as misleading. Removed ability for tweet to be retweeted....

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  • November 3, 2020

Do you believe in omens? While Joe Biden was giving his final speech in Iowa, these two guys flew in circles over top of him: x There are two bald eagles flying over @JoeBiden in Iowa right now! 🦅 🦅 #America #BidenHarris2020 pic.twitter.com/ypdwoVi6Uq— Lauren Dillon (@llcdillon) October 30, 2020 I...

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  • November 3, 2020

Is getting angry better than being nervous. One poll does not a victory make. Nate Cohn calls the Selzer poll result for Iowa a “miss”, but it does suggest a trend, like the closing state poll in Florida. More useful is Cohn’s conclusion that at this moment Biden wins with...

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  • November 1, 2020

“Increase in cases is accelerating with no signs of abating. Hospitalizations already increasing. Reasonable conclusion – deaths too will follow.” If Trump wins and continues his dissonant herd immunity ‘policy’, over 100,000 excess deaths will occur in addition to the Trump Death Clock. x View this post on Instagram Don't...

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  • October 30, 2020

Trump and his supporters are such dupes that rather than taking a village, it may take a dominatrix to de-program Trumpists: But up until recently, there’s one group of potential Biden voters who have not been the subject of voter outreach: kinky, submissive male Trump supporters with humiliation fetishes. Now,...

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  • October 24, 2020

Yes, Donald Trump is a breathtaking, dumpster fire of a President.  And I could spend paragraphs recounting all of the incompetent, unbalanced and embarrassing things that he does. He is a real and present danger to the country, and like one that we have not seen in memory. But ....

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  • October 18, 2020

Trump couldn’t last but 18 minutes for a scheduled 30 minute speech Saturday, but he’s now the Taliban’s favorite son in the 2020 election. Trump trying to appeal to a Clark Kent / Superman meme reveals his infantile amusement with his cult doing socialist realism images of “Trump the strongman” as literal....

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  • October 11, 2020

If you give a climate arsonist four more years in the White House, why would anyone be surprised if we have more of America ablaze — Joe Biden Vice President Joe Biden’s climate plan has received rave reviews across the planet. Many have hope that the United States carrot and...

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  • October 9, 2020
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Since today is a heavy Lindsey Graham (R. SC) news day on Daily Kos, I figured it was important to highlight this from The Huffington Post: Democrat Matt Lieberman hosted a fundraiser for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in 2013, a tough look as he tries to win over Democratic voters...

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  • October 4, 2020

This diary is for discussing chapters 9 and 10 of Capital Volume I by Marx. In it the explication of how surplus value as a concept is viable with certain reasonable, historical assumptions. apologies in advance for diverging from an established format. Capital is dead labour which, vampire-like, lives only...

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  • October 4, 2020

Some big news out of Mississippi: The Lincoln Project, a group of Republicans opposed to President Trump, plans to support Democratic Mississippi U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy against incumbent Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the final month of a race that has otherwise seen scant national attention or outside spending....

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  • October 1, 2020

“It will start getting cooler. You just watch”.  — Donald Trump Eleven Oregon GOP state senators walked out of session in 2019, and some even ‘vanished,’ meaning they fled the state so that a climate change bill could not get a quorum.  Labor 411 connected the dots on their website that...

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  • September 15, 2020

‘Mother Earth is angry’. Speaker Nancy Pelosi Earth’s most extensive tropical wetland engulfed in a wildfire since the beginning of January. Still, recently the fires have accelerated due to climate change and human stupidity and greed. Plantlife and iconic wildlife are paying a devastating price in this human-made ecological calamity....

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  • September 11, 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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  • August 29, 2020

In a scene that may eerily replicate the mass evacuations that occurred with Hurricane Rita in 2005, residents in the same area are warned to flee the coasts of Texas and Louisiana as a powerful Category 4 hurricane will soon barrel over the area. Hurricane Laura, now a major Category 3...

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  • August 26, 2020

Desperate measures, manipulating the process, the results, anything that can result in staying in power. April Ryan on CNN stated that Trump “looks like he’s in decline, not just mentally but physically.” Donald Trump is not only the most improbable, confounding president America has ever produced; he is also clearly the...

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  • August 15, 2020

I’m liking that Biden is hammering Trump hard on the economy: “The depth of economic devastation our nation is experiencing is not an act of God, it’s a failure of presidential leadership,” the presumptive Democratic nominee for president said in a statement released by his campaign. “Had President Trump taken...

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  • July 30, 2020

Received this e-mail this from former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D. CA) in support of Jaime Harrison (D. SC), Mike Espy (D. MS) and Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: x In 1992, I was one of four women elected to the US Senate, tripling the number of...

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  • July 26, 2020