Trend Results : Night Owl

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1972)


Open thread for night owls: On the 13th anniversary of Rep. Pete Stark's Iraq resolution speech

11 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

An M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle fires rounds from a 25-mm chaingun as U.S. Army Spcs. Daniel Brothers and William McGrath prepare to engage the enemy after coming under fire in Buhriz, Iraq, Feb. 15, 2007. Rep. Pete Stark—who represented...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Patriot Coal backs off plan to screw retired miners, wives and widows

Alec MacGillis at ProPublica writes—Dealmakers Drop a Plan to Divert Millions from the Health Insurance of Retired Coal Miners The parties involved in the bankruptcy of a coal company have stepped away from a deal that would have diverted...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: San Francisco activists want the city to let 16- and 17-year-olds vote

Carrie Kirby at The Atlantic writes—Why Students Want to Lower the Voting Age: Oliver York has heard it all—and the 16-year-old political activist is always ready with a well-researched answer. He has heard critics refer to him and his cohorts as pawns of liberal San Francisco supervisors looking for a few extra votes. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Hospital massacre in Kunduz shows bankruptcy of U.S. Afghanistan policy

Sunrise near Forward Operating Base Bayough, Zabul, Afghanistan in 2009. Bob Dreyfuss at The Nation writes—Air power inflicts horrific human-rights violations and has been thoroughly discredited as a means of fighting insurgencies: The...Show More Summary

Compare the Sleeping Habits of Famous Artists

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Sorry night owls, history's best and brightest woke up bright and early.

Open thread for night owls: Central States Pension Fund cuts could be harbinger of same elsewhere

Teamsters recently protested possible pension cuts at a meeting of the Central States Pension Fund. David Moberg is senior editor at In These Times, where he has worked covering labor issues since the publication began in 1976. He writes—Central...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: 'Carried interest' loophole widely hated, but Congress won't touch it

At In These Times, Jim Hightower writes—Even Donald Trump Wants To Eliminate This Tax Loophole for the Rich, Yet Congress Won’t Do It: With the 2016 presidential campaigns in full swing the burdens of the working middle class have taken center stage. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Here's a documentary about juvenile injustice that you should watch

An inmate at the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fusion has produced the documentary"Prison Kids: A crime against America's children," which you can view here. This particular subject has a special resonance for me because I spent 23 months in "reform school," aged 10-12. Show More Summary

How Your Bedtime Affects Your Waistline

If you're a night owl who can't seem to get to bed at a reasonable time, this may convince you to hit the hay earlier: a new study shows that later bedtimes are linked to weight gain. The study, published in Sleep, analyzed data from...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Alabama makes voter-IDs harder to get by closing 31 DMV offices

Ari Berman at The Nation writes—Alabama, Birthplace of the Voting Rights Act, Is Once Again Gutting Voting Rights: It was Alabama that brought the country the Voting Rights Act (VRA) because of its brutality against black citizens in places like Selma. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Polluter king Duke Energy gets another sweet deal in North Carolina

This is what parts of the Dan River looked like after Duke Energy leaked 35 million gallons of coal ash into in February 2014. Sarah Lazare at Common Dreams writes—Duke Energy 'Settlement' Slashes Fine, Grants Amnesty for Coal Ash Pollution: North...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: With KXL all but dead, public land extraction next on activists' agenda

Tar sands protesters in St. Paul, Minnesota, June 6, 2015. Ben Adler at Grist writes—What’s next after Keystone? Fighting fossil fuel extraction on public lands: What is next? So much energy has gone into stopping this pipeline and so much activist capacity and awareness has been built up to fight it. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: DoJ should hold individuals responsible for corporate crime

Will the law force executives who approved VW's camouflaged emissions cheating to pay for their actions? David Dayen at The American Prospect writes—Why the DOJ Needs to Hold Individuals Responsible for Corporate Crime: It’s a bad time to be a Volkswagen executive. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Mobilizing for the climate crisis

Margaret Klein Salomon writes The Emergency Climate Movement: We are living in a state of planetary emergency. To have a chance of averting the collapse of civilization and the destruction of the natural world, we must mobilize our society on the scale of World War II to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions [1] at wartime speed. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: 55% of Colorado voters oppose a government shutdown

Purple Colorado is clearly blue about the idea of shutting down the government to defund Planned Parenthood—55 percent of Colorado voters oppose it. Additionally, a majority oppose defunding Planned Parenthood at all. Via PPP: Democratic...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Trump and Ailes to meet again...

Bring it, Roger. (Eye roll, please) The Donald, Roger Ailes, and Fox News execs are reportedly set to meet next week to resolve their "differences," according to a statement from Fox: "Fox News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes and Donald Trump...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Marco Rubio mansplains 'human rights'

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is going to stand behind no one in the race to take health care away from hundreds of thousands of women by defunding Planned Parenthood and, while he's at it, taking food away from 45 million by shutting down government. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Delivering a million+ signatures against cuts to Planned Parenthood

Here's the Daily Kos community in action: today Senior Campaign Director Director Rachel Colyer represented Daily Kos in presenting 1,236,596 petition signatures to Sens. Harry Reid and Elizabeth Warren, urging Congress not to cut any...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls. Kuttner: Trans-Pacific trade deal in tatters

Robert Kuttner writes America's Collapsing Trade Initiatives: Chinese president Xi Jinping will be in Washington this week on an official state visit. President Obama had hoped to impress Xi with an all but sealed trade deal with major...Show More Summary

A Night Owl Looms Just Off-screen in this Second Trailer for Villmark 2

2 weeks agoGenres / Horror : 28DLA

Tagline: "You can demolish a building, but never remove the past." A second trailer has been released for the Norwegian, horror title Villmark 2. AKA Dark Woods, the second trailer is longer than the first. As well, this time, dialogue is spoken by the characters, revealing more of the film's story. Show More Summary

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