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NORTH CAROLINA - GOP Coup d'état Attempt

They can't win honestly, so rig the game, how typical."All hell breaks loose: North Carolina GOP's coup d'état starts tomorrow" By DocDawg, Daily KOS 12/14/2016ExcerptFriends of representative democracy have been waiting with bated breath through th...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 16, 2016

Fake news. Who should be the judge?

ZOMG!!1! I saw this meme, or was it a tweet? Or a meme of a tweet? on the internet today, and it looked really urgent and seemed legit and everything, because it had quotes. And it told me to share, … Continue reading →...
by Scholars & Rogues on Dec 9, 2016

POLITICS - First Anti-Trump Ad

"GRACE - FIRST widely aired anti-Trump ad out (FL,OH,VA,NV) and it is devastating for Donald Trump" by floridageorge, Daily Kos 6/7/2015This is the first Trump ad released by Priorities USA that gets very wide release nationally, it is being aired in...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 9, 2016

Lily White

The funny thing about being “white” (I’m more of an anemic pink myself) is that my race seems to think all the gods share our ethnic traits. I’ve seen Thor, so I know. The Daily Kos ran an article recently … Continue reading →...

TAXES - Understand Tax Brackets

"Do YOU understand how tax brackets work???" by Brainwrap, Daily KOS 11/19/2012Note: This is a repost of a diary of mine from about a year and a half ago; I was inspired to repost it by Jed's current diary, Prospect of earning more than $250,000 terr...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 18, 2016

SWEDEN - The Nature House

"Couple wraps home in greenhouse to grow food and stay warm during cold Swedish winters" by By Susan Gardner, Daily KOS 1/2/2016Talk about thinking outside the proverbial box!  When the going gets cold, the smart sustainability devotees experim...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 5, 2016

AMERICAN MUSLIM - Ask A Muslim

"Muslim woman sets up 'Ask A Muslim' stand in Massachusetts & what happens may surprise you" by Leslie Salzillo, Daily Kos 12/28/2015In a beautiful act of courage and hope, Mona Haydar, a Muslim, set up an “Ask a Muslim” stand in Cambridge, M...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 4, 2016

SCANDAL - Missing Pentagon Money

"The Biggest Scandal in US History That We're Still Not Talking About" by Mtosner, Daily KOS 8/18/2015ExcerptThe above is roughly what 8.5 Trillion dollars would look like... and those are $100 bills.  Take another look and let that sink in f...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 24, 2015

ETHICS - Pro-Birth vs Pro-Life

"Catholic Nun Explains Pro-Life In A Way That Will Stun Many (Especially Republican Lawmakers)" by Leslie Salzillo, Daily KOS 7/30/2015ExcerptIn one simple quote, Sister Joan Chittister, O.S.B. sums up the hypocrisy in the 'pro-life' movement:I do no...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 31, 2015

OPINION - Conservatives Are Killing Us

"NYTimes:  Conservative Economics and Income Inequality Are Literally Killing Us" by Dartagnan, Daily KOS 4/29/2015Thirty-five years ago, babies born in the U.S. had an infant mortality rate equal to Germany.  Today, American babies die at...
by Mage Soapbox on May 1, 2015

EARTH DAY - An Apology to the Future

"Fox News & Sarah Palin Denounced In Stunning Earth Day Video" by Leslie Salzillo, Daily KOS 4/22/2015In this visually beautiful and mesmerizing piece, 27 year-old Prince Ea apologies to future generations for what we are doing, and not doing, to...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 24, 2015

ALZHEIMER'S - Another Breakthrough

"Researchers at Duke have made breakthrough on Alzheimer's treatment" Daily KOS 4/16/2015Duke University scientists have potentially discovered new avenues for Alzheimer's and dementia treatments.They observed that in Alzheimer’s, immune cells that...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 20, 2015

SATIRE - Dear Patrons

"I am a Christian business owner in Indiana" by stophurtingamericaFollow, Daily KOS 3/29/2015Not really.  But If I were, this is the sign I would put in my door."Dear Valued Patrons. Due to my sincerely held religious beliefs, and in light of t...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 1, 2015

MISSISSIPPI - 'Jesus Take the Wheel Act'

"Mississippi House passes 'Jesus Take the Wheel Act'" by Jen Hayden, Daily KOSMississippi lawmakers are once again tackling the big issues in the state.  The highest poverty rate of any state in the country?  Hahahaha ... no.  The sec...
by Mage Soapbox on Mar 23, 2015

POLITICS - Scott Walker Loses Attempted Education Dictatorship

"Scott Walker Loses Education Control Fight in Court" by Puddytat, Daily Kos 2/19/2015A unanimous state appeals court on Thursday deemed unconstitutional a portion of a 2011 law that gave Gov. Scott Walker the ability to halt administrative rules by...
by Mage Soapbox on Feb 23, 2015

POLITICS - NYT Ad Skewers Boehner

"Hilarious Full-Page Ad in NYT Skewers Boehner" by Flyswatterbanjo, Daily KOS 2/19/2015ExcerptIt was paid for by the NIAC, the outfit run by prominent Iranian-American author and pundit Trita Parsi.  From their press release:“The U.S. and its...
by Mage Soapbox on Feb 23, 2015

"'NY Times' Columnist Laments the Woes of Rich Kids"

"'NY Times' Columnist Laments the Woes of Rich Kids"In another column, Ron Lieber tells readers how to avoid living near black people.By Daily Kos Staff“Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jan 14, 2015

OPINION - Congrats GOP

"Congrats, GOP:  You just won control of Congress with a Democratic President" from The Jed Report, Daily Kos 11/5/2014An open letter to Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, and their crew, from yours truly:Dear Republicans:Congratulations.  You...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 6, 2014

Civil Rights Organizations Come Together to Fight Police Brutality

A coalition of 11 progressive and civil rights organization including ColorofChange.org, Democracy... Click link above for story...
by Radio Facts on Oct 22, 2014

Yep, The Democrats are Proud of Fewer Jobs in Our Future Due to Obamacare

Truly sad.  This is something that the Daily Kos is circulating through social media.
by just a conservative girl on Feb 12, 2014


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