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  • Open thread for night owls: Ferguson courts a 'chronic' violator of the rights of poor residents

    20 August 2014, 11:00 pm

    The Arch City Defenders report on St. Louis Municipal Courts and their pattern of using traffic fines both as steady cash generators and as gateways for criminalizing the poverty of their citizens:We observed over 60 different courts during our court watching…
  • Ultra-wealthy Republican Terri Lynn Land paid less than 3 percent in federal income taxes

    20 August 2014, 7:30 pm

    Who knew that "Terri Lynn Land" was actually an anagram of "Willard Mitt Romney"? Like her more-famous fellow Michigander, Land hails from a very wealthy family. And just like Mitt, it turns out that she also pays well below her fair share in taxes. In fact,…
  • Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Defying Beltway wisdom, Mark Pryor bets big on Obamacare

    20 August 2014, 6:09 pm

    Leading off:…
  • Cartoon: Military industrial surplus

    20 August 2014, 5:50 pm

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  • Conservatives to media: Stop covering Ferguson

    20 August 2014, 5:25 pm

    Police arrest Getty photographer Scott Olson in Ferguson.…
  • St. Louis PD releases incident report from yesterday's shooting. On Michael Brown, still nothing.

    20 August 2014, 4:15 pm

  • Republicans find it 'disgusting' that blacks could vote

    20 August 2014, 3:51 pm

    To Republicans, that's "disgusting".…
  • Fight back in the War on Voting: Daily Kos endorses Nina Turner for Ohio secretary of state

    20 August 2014, 3:45 pm

    Ohio is the center of the political universe every four years. So naturally the Buckeye State has been front and center in the Republican War on Voting.…
  • Midday open thread: 4th coal terminal nixed, is the internet making airline flights longer?

    20 August 2014, 3:15 pm

    Today's comic by Matt Bors is Fear of a black victim:…
  • Intern blamed for think-tank's 'suck-it' tweet to Amnesty Int'l for observing policing in Ferguson

    20 August 2014, 2:59 pm

    Members of the Amnesty International team in Ferguson, Missouri.…
  • Officer to protesters: 'I will f--king kill you'

    20 August 2014, 2:45 pm

    What the hell is going on in this town?…
  • Don't lecture people on 'due process' when you're pointing guns at their heads

    20 August 2014, 2:00 pm

    An American police officer shooting an unarmed black man is something that happens often enough that there can be studies done on it. Now that's depressing.It remains to be seen whether Wilson will face criminal charges, but a limited review of similar…
  • Right-wingers suggest doing a full Reagan after reporter executed by ISIS

    20 August 2014, 1:38 pm

    The gruesome murder of American reporter James Foley was horrific enough, but now right-wing bloggers and conservative commentators seem determined to make it more grotesque still. With word from ABC News that the Obama White House was aware that ISIS was…
  • Your daily reminder that cable news is a pox on us all

    20 August 2014, 1:06 pm

    No, I didn't title it that.…
  • Paul Ryan thinks it's the police's job to shoot unarmed teens

    20 August 2014, 12:54 pm

    Rep. Paul Ryan is a-ok with all of this!…
  • No, Capt. Ron Johnson was not 'flashing gang signs'

    20 August 2014, 12:30 pm

    I just can't even deal with this crap anymore, and I encourage everyone else to not be able to deal with this crap anymore either.Today in Ferguson, Mo., news, The Washington Post takes on the assertion that Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson has been…
  • McConnell unveils governing agenda: Another shutdown

    20 August 2014, 12:30 pm

    Mitch is promising exactly what you'd expect from the GOP…
  • Dan Sullivan wins GOP Senate primary in Alaska, but did Democrats miss a chance to boost Joe Miller?

    20 August 2014, 12:07 pm

    Dan Sullivan, the newly minted Republican nominee for Senate in Alaska…
  • Cartoon: Fear of a black victim

    20 August 2014, 11:56 am

  • Good news for Ferguson: Mayor promises a more diverse police force

    20 August 2014, 11:55 am

    Just give him a few decades ...…
  • Michael Brown's death: Will it be a grand jury investigation or a whitewash?

    20 August 2014, 10:53 am

    McCulloch: "Come on, man, they were doing great!"…
  • Reforming the program that has militarized police will be an uphill fight

    20 August 2014, 10:00 am

    The Nebraska State Patrol Light Armored Vehicle LAV 150. It's one of the military items that…
  • Breaking news out of Ferguson: Police say they didn't lob tear gas last night

    20 August 2014, 8:38 am

    Doused with milk to treat a little "eye irritant" ...…
  • Economics Daily Digest: Inequality among roots of Ferguson unrest

    20 August 2014, 8:21 am

    By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal…
  • Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9am ET!

    20 August 2014, 8:10 am

    OK, now I just think they're overdoing it in Ferguson. This is just not necessary.…
  • Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: With Brownback and Roberts looking sickly, we move two ratings

    20 August 2014, 8:00 am

    Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here.…
  • Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

    20 August 2014, 7:54 am

  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: A Rick Perry primer; thoughts on Ferguson

    20 August 2014, 6:45 am

    The case has no substance. It'€™s using the courts in a politically motivated way. Are we talking about the Rick Perry indictment, or Halbig?— @DemFromCT…
  • Daily Kos Elections: Alaska primary liveblog #3

    20 August 2014, 1:54 am

    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.)…
  • Daily Kos Elections: Alaska primary liveblog #2

    20 August 2014, 12:00 am

    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.)…

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