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Tonight voters in Alaska go to the polls in their party primary, and the GOP will pick their nominee in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race. (Wyoming is also up, but there aren't any notable statewide or federal races to watch there.) There will also...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jeff Singer | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Tonight voters in Alaska go to the polls in their party primary, and the GOP will pick their nominee in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race. (Wyoming is also up, but there aren't any notable statewide or federal races to watch there.) There will also...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jeff Singer | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Elizabeth Douglass at InsideClimate News, writes Wall Street Warned About $91 Billion of High-Risk Oil Megaprojects: Critics of environmentally risky oil projects proposed for deep undersea and Canada's tar sands got new ammunition last week when a report...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Didn't work then. Not working now. And finally giving up. With Obamacare causing uninsurance rates to plummet and delivering insurance to millions of newly insured Americans, this is no surprise: Who could possibly have guessed that the reality of Obamacare—specifically,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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From: Daily Kos | By: keefknight | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Getty Images photographer Scott Olson (C) is arrested by a highway patrol officer during a protest for the shooting death of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri August 18, 2014. Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson, rationalizing the coordinated...
From: Daily Kos | By: kos | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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CNN anchor Rosemary Church solves the Ferguson Police Department's crowd control problems: Why the use of tear gas, stun grenades? Why not perhaps use water cannon? At least it's not going to have the same sort of effect. Genius! I was thinking that...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is It's the excessive force, stupid: Tonight, Republicans in Alaska head to the polls to select a nominee to take on Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, in one of the key races that will determine who wins a majority in the Senate...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Awkward: CAIRO - Egypt on Tuesday urged U.S. authorities to exercise restraint in dealing with racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri - echoing language Washington used to caution Egypt as it cracked down on Islamist protesters last year....
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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"Just do what I tell you. Don't argue with me." With all eyes on the continuing police action in Ferguson, Missouri, some deep thoughts from a Los Angeles police officer: Regardless of what happened with Mike Brown, in the overwhelming majority of cases...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Looks like the new P.R. team hired by Ferguson's city government is doing a great job of getting their message out: "The city of Ferguson is a model for the region." -- Mayor of #Ferguson a few mins ago on MSNBC. Ok! — @jbendery In related news, Cliven...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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The thug police force in Ferguson, Missouri, continues wage its campaign against the public it is sworn to defend—take this tweet from KMOV reporter Chris Stanford for example: Finally called it a night in #ferguson when police shot tear gas at us....
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Over the last 10 days, with nearly non-stop protests over the police killing of an unarmed teenager in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, media coverage has often—for lack of a better word—sucked. But sometimes they get it right, so credit where...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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(Click to enlarge) I will vote for whoever the Democratic candidate is in the next presidential election because I like having health insurance, and there's that Supreme Court thing -- but I think there might be a better, and more electable, candidate...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jen Sorensen | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Overnight, violence once again erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, as protests over the police killing of an unarmed teenager continued. And here's how it's being reported across America: An evening of peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday against...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • FL-Gov: A new survey from Republican pollster Cherry Communications, taken on behalf of the Florida Chamber of Commerce,...
From: Daily Kos | By: David Nir | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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The Washington Post: It is good that federal authorities are conducting a thorough parallel investigation and that President Obama will dispatch Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to Ferguson this week. Federal officials should conduct their probe as...
From: Daily Kos | By: Georgia Logothetis | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Holding a sign and tossing a bottle prompts this kind of response in Ferguson, Missouri Moments ago, police violence broke out again in Ferguson, Missouri, with tear gas canisters and stun grenade flying into the crowd protesting the shooting death of...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Paul Rosenberg at Salon writes False facts and the conservative distortion machine: It’s much more than just Fox News. An excerpt: Citizens are misinformed — often badly so. It’s not just that they lack good information — which would merely make...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Bill Nunn as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing One of the most interesting things about art is how it can serve as a cultural milestone, and in many ways art proves the truth of William Faulkner's quote that "the past is never dead." This...
From: Daily Kos | By: Doctor RJ | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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It's not even dark yet in Ferguson, Missouri, but police are again cracking down on journalists and elderly Holocaust survivors. SLPD arresting Getty's Scott Olson http://t.co/... — @PearlGabel Hedy Epstein, 90+ Holocaust survivor, just arrested in...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Missouri State Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal, who represents the city of Ferguson in the state legislature, has called for Ferguson police chief to step down immediately. After another night of clashes between police and protesters as well as some continuing...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Monday, August 18, 2014
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All those tea partiers complaining that Obamacare is turning America into a police state could learn a thing or two from this story: It was around 2 a.m. Sunday, two hours after the new curfew mandated for Ferguson, Mo., but [Joshua] Hampton was sitting...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Sorry, conservative pundits bored now. America's premiere surviving pro-segregation magazine just cannot figure out why there's so much fuss about these unarmed black teenagers getting shot by police or police wanna-bees. Possibly the most sickening...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Officer Friendly: Here's what you missed at Sunday Kos ... Ferguson, Clive Bundy, and the Second Amendment, Dante Atkins Clues for navigating the alphabet soup of health insurance, Joan McCarter American veterans, their...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Monday, August 18, 2014
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They see no problems here. Yes, there are demonstrations in St. Louis in support of the officer that shot Michael Brown. About 150 people gathered for an afternoon demonstration in downtown St Louis, 12 miles southeast of Ferguson, where Michael Brown,...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Monday, August 18, 2014
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The training video at the top of this post isn't from the U.S. military preparing for action in Afghanistan—it's not even from Ferguson, Missouri. It's from Doraville, Georgia, population 8,842, and home to a police department with a fully stocked...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Monday, August 18, 2014
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On the very same morning that autopsy results are released supporting witnesses' version of Michael Brown's shooting, suddenly authorities finally have something to announce—well, to leak—about their own investigation. While [St. Louis County medical...
From: Daily Kos | By: Hunter | Monday, August 18, 2014
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In case you thought the arrest of two reporters covering the shooting death of Michael Brown last week in Ferguson, Missouri, was some sort of anomaly and that the media has been free to do their job, think again. Last night: "Get the f--k out of here...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Monday, August 18, 2014
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I know you won't be surprised that Fox News contributor Bo Dietl thinks decking out the Ferguson police with military-grade firepower is the right thing to do, but his explanation for why is nonetheless awe-inspiring: “They’re coming back, they’re...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jed Lewison | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Autopsy sketch showing where bullets struck Michael Brown This morning the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year old who was shot down by police in Ferguson, Missouri, will hold a press conference to discuss the private autopsy report that was...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Monday, August 18, 2014
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From: Daily Kos | By: Tom Tomorrow | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Morning in America More than a week after police gunned down an unarmed teenager in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, unrest continues. Earlier today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon called in the National Guard: Gov. Jay Nixon said the National Guard would...
From: Daily Kos | By: Barbara Morrill | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • HI-Sen: On Friday, Hawaii's Democratic U.S. Senate primary finally came to an end. Last Saturday Aug. 9, the state held...
From: Daily Kos | By: Jeff Singer | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Mychal Denzel Smith at The Nation writes What Matters in Ferguson: Michael Brown was shot and killed by an officer of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. This is what matters. The name of the officer has been released (it’s Darren Wilson, who...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Thomas Frank writes How to wreck the GOP in 3 easy steps! The great days of the Obama presidency are behind us, everyone seems to believe, and the most this once-promising president can do now are hold convenings and issue small-bore executive orders...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Monday, August 18, 2014
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Events follow the norm until they don’t. Democrats can continue to disregard Rand Paul at their peril, especially when he begins to sound like liberal Detroit activist Maureen Taylor. Simply put, Democrats must take heed of Paul's Time op-ed titled...
From: Daily Kos | By: Egberto Willies | Monday, August 18, 2014
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You won't see anyone calling for Second Amendment remedies here. This past week, the nation was collectively transfixed by the unthinkable events in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri. On August 9, teenager Michael Brown became just the latest...
From: Daily Kos | By: Dante Atkins | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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There are some very good reasons for people who have their health insurance through Obamacare to not just auto-enroll in their same plans again. The biggest reason is potential premium sticker shock as the marketplace brings on new insurance companies...
From: Daily Kos | By: Joan McCarter | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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As many of you know, I'm a U.S. Army veteran. I joined the Army right out of high school. Starting on August 1, 1985, I began my journey by starting OSUT training (One Station Unit Training, i.e. Basic and AIT) at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri (a fictionalized...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark E Andersen | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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Which one of these two voted for the Iraq war? Just asking. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama may (or may not) have hugged it out, but there is no mistaking that the former secretary of state is looking to create some distance between herself and the...
From: Daily Kos | By: Ian Reifowitz | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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It would be nice if history were composed of only shining moments of clarity. Army counsel Joseph Welch asking, "Have you left no sense of decency?" President Lincoln rising to read the emancipation proclamation before his cabinet. President Johnson...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at White House. Hillary Clinton gave an interview to Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic that was published Aug. 10 regarding foreign policy, and while more nuanced than the coverage of...
From: Daily Kos | By: Armando | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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Demonstrators raise their hands in the air, down on their knees, while protesting the death of black teenager Michael Brown, outside the St Louis County Circuit Clerk building Since Saturday, August 9, 2014, when a young unarmed black teenager, Michael...
From: Daily Kos | By: Denise Oliver Velez | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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I suppose it's inevitable that Sunday commentary lags the week's news. Even my own Sunday piece (coming your way later today) was written back on Thursday, and though I touched it up this morning, it now seems like a dispatch from another planet.  So...
From: Daily Kos | By: Mark Sumner | Sunday, August 17, 2014
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