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Tom’s of Maine Awards $510,000 to Nonprofits in All 50 States

The votes are in, and 51 nonprofits from across the country will be able to give back more in their communities as winners of the Tom’s of Maine 50 States for Good community giving program.

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Massive apologies to the Night Before Christmas dude. The Gift of the Moran Twas the night before the weekend and over in the House A crappy budget was passed---there was reason to grouse And then it was...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… "Say what?" Once again it's end-of-the-year list season. It's an addiction---we can't help but collectively start wrapping up the previous twelve months in neat little boxes: Best, Worst, Top, Bottom, Winners,...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Bill 'O Rights Top Ten Countdown 223 years ago, on December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified. Let's take a moment for our annual review of The Precious: I. You can say anything you want except...Show More Summary

Blue State Blues: 'Race Is Not the Main Thing Going on Here'

I had planned to write this column about my experiences this week covering the protests in Berkeley. How a mob of self-styled radicals hijacked the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. to incite violence against police. How people claiming...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Let's play a game! At long last, a minor American nightmare ended this week when Michele Bachmann gave her farewell speech. So, in honor of her rhetorical contributions to the world, all you have to do is figure out which of these are Michele Bachmann quotes, and which are not. Show More Summary

We Deserve a Safe, Just, and Prosperous Mexico

The main function of the state is to ensure the safety of its citizens. This has been reiterated by philosophers, jurists and political scientists through history. Unfortunately, insecurity in Mexico has grown significantly in the past...Show More Summary

Now it's SoCal's turn to experience the 'Pineapple Express' storm

The intense storm system that first came ashore across the West Coast on Thursday continues to cause problems in California, this time mainly in southern parts of the state. A narrow but thick plume of moisture from the tropics, also...Show More Summary

7-Step Checklist for Graduating Seniors

This blog post was written by Intern Queen Campus Ambassador Alexa Orr from Colorado State University. Here we are, quickly approaching the very last semester of our undergraduate career. Usually, our main priorities would be to finalize our winter break plans and start thinking about some internships we want to apply for during the next semester. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… "Name that loon! Name that loon!" Last week C&J noticed that Maine's Biodiversity Research Institute started a program in which you can sponsor a loon, male or female, from one of seven states. Since Daily Kos sorely lacks a loon contingent, I decided to sponsor one on our behalf. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… 4th 123rd 11th Anniversary Edition Last month we spent our Thanksgiving at the home of some good friends of ours. There were about fifteen people in all, and during dinner we were each asked to name the #1 thing for which we were thankful in 2014. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Non-Silence is deafening I got a good laugh last week when the next President of the United States, Dr. Ben Carson, said this in response to being called out by Wolf Blitzer for comparing America to...Show More Summary

Richard Posner: Privacy is "Mainly" About Concealing Guilty Behavior

last weekNews : Reason

If you were ever wondering how federal judges feel about limiting the state's ability to surveil you for whatever reason they want as long as they sprinkle the fairy dust of national security in the air, wonder no more! The short answer?...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Week Ahead Monday For his ninth-from-last show, Stephen Colbert broadcasts from Washington D.C., where he interviews President Obama. Or as Colbert says, "I'm so honored to sit down with the man who...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Glad This Week's Over Edition Montage of right-wingers justifying the use of a chokehold on Eric Garner because of his size: "That man was a big man"…"He was a huge individual"…"[Eric]...Show More Summary

Maine, Virginia and Minnesota Grant New Trans Student Rights, With Room For Improvement

While it's great that these states are granting trans students rights, Virginia and Minnesota are still putting up a lot of hurdles for potential trans athletes.

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… And the Official C&J Loon Will Come From….. In yesterday's C&J we squawked about how this site is devoid of loons and that it was high time we flocked together and took one under our wing. Most of you agreed...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Move Over, Rubber Ducky. Make Room for the Loon When I saw this in my inbox from the Biodiversity Research Institute, I knew I couldn’t pass it up… You can help loon conservation by sponsoring a loon from...Show More Summary

Inventory: You won’t find it on a map: 11 fictional places that have appeared in multiple works

1. Castle Rock and Derry, Maine Stephen King’s most famous (and most often used) fictional location is his version of Maine itself; in his novels and short stories, the state is a universe unto itself, full of thick-accented locals, plucky kids, and ancient, unknowable evil. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Retail Store: 11am "Did you find everything okay? Great, I'll just ring you up." "Hardly any enjoyment in shopping this year." "Oh? Why's that?" "Obama! That guy isn't happy unless he's taking away the freedom of the private sector to create jobs and improve the economy. Show More Summary

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