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Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 am ET!

13 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Well, yesterday certainly did turn out to be a collector's item of a show. But not for the reasons I was anticipating. But at least it's Friday now! Listen LIVE at 9:00 ET, here: Click this Link to Listen on your iTunes, Winamp or Windows...Show More Summary

Fox News, Limbaugh Slime Teacher With Racist Lies

This story must begin with the ending, which you will only read here. You will only read it here because Rush Limbaugh and Todd Starnes, speaking for Fox News, have spoken and written lies about an elementary school teacher in Tennessee...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Southern Beale: The war on Halloween. No More Mister Nice Blog: The scary truth. World O' Crap: If Cyrano de Bergerac were a mortician. Goblinbooks: What Dracula can teach you about the Bible. Lawyers, Guns & Money: Boris Karloff's guacamole recipe. Finally, thirteen classic scenes that explain how horror movies work. This installment by Batocchio. Show More Summary

Prevent HIV with just four pills?

A new clinical trial of the drug Truvada suggests you might be able to prevent HIV infection with only 4 pills.

Pope Francis: ‘Caring For The Poor Doesn’t Make You A Communist’

Pope Francis says he’s following the Gospel by caring for the poor, addressing criticism that he’s a communist because of his beliefs. “Today I want to unite my voice with yours and accompany you in your fight,” he said to participants at the World Meeting of Popular Movements, which is holding a three-day conference in [...]

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Chris Christie, Republican's lack of vision and more

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Another day, another incident where Republican governor Chris Christie shows off his personality, this time by telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up" at a campaign event. David Axelrod gives his take: “This has always been the fatal flaw of Chris Christie’s presidential campaign,” Axelrod said after seeing the video. Show More Summary

Africa Has Their Own President Obama (he's White)

When Guy Scott takes the reins as Zambia's interim President, he'll become the first white African head of state in sub-Saharan Africa since apartheid.

On Friday’s Radio Show…

• Judge Judy gets questioned! Daytime TV’s number one star, Judge Judy, will explain why she’s giving advice away for a good cause and discusses her newest television venture. • It’s the Friday Night Free-For-All!

Theo Padnos' Remarkable Account of Captivity and Torture

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

In the New York Times, Peter Theo Curtis, aka Theo Padnos, provides a detailed and fascinating account of his 2 years as an Al Nusra hostage in Syria. He is now home in Vermont, having been released in August, days after the James Foley execution,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Your world, as described by Murdoch

Good job Rupert…it’s all going according to plan.

A Small But Perceptible Shift in U.S. Global Drug Policy

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

This doesn't seem to have picked up as much traction in the U.S. as it has elsewhere, and it may not be huge, but it does represent a shift in stance on the U.S. global war on drugs. Robert Brownfield, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Culture Of Rape Doesn’t Exist On Campus Says Dennis Prager Campaigning For Rick Scott

Conservative talk show host Dennis Prager, at an event supporting Florida Governor Rick Scott, said sexual assault as a campus issue is a “big lie” invented by the “feminist left.” At the Sarasota Hyatt, Prager began by calling the idea of a war on women “a gargantuan lie to get votes,” and then turned to [...]

Why Democrats face a bad night Tuesday

Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not.

Kaci Hickox: ‘I’m Not Going To…Be Bullied By Politicians’

Maine’s Governor Paul LePage wanted to make a deal with Kaci Hickox, the nurse who had been quarantined in New Jersey, but since she is symptom-free, she doesn’t want to make any deals. …LePage said he would “exercise the full extent of his authority allowable by law.” Though he did not make it explicit what [...]

Simon case says: Never abandon skepticism

The big news of the day in criminal justice circles is that Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez has undone the work of the office of her predecessor and freed Alstory Simon.

Open thread for night owls: Seven gun fights on the ballot

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

At Mother Jones, Hannah Levintova writes 7 Big Gun Fights to Watch on Election Day. Here's an excerpt, focusing on the first of the seven: No election cycle in recent memory has seen the guns issue heat up the way this year's has. The...Show More Summary

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