Tag Archives: Daily Kos

Pew Ranks “Trusted” News Outlets

From the Pew Research report: Those with consistently conservative political values are oriented around a single outlet—Fox News—to a much greater degree than those in any other ideological group: Nearly half (47%) of those who are consistently conservative name Fox News as their main source for government and political news. Far fewer choose any other single source: Local radio ranks …

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Quote Of The Day – Markos Moulitsas

“Would Sullivan rush to this guy’s defense if it turned out he was a Grand Wizard in the KKK? Of course not. We are allowed to be intolerant of people who operate outside the bounds of civil decency. This wasn’t governmental action infringing on any Constitutional rights. This was Mozilla developers saying they refused to do work with a bigot, …

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Daily Kos To Dems: Vote Santorum!

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas has launched a campaign asking Democrats to vote for Rick Santorum in open primaries. He’s calling it Operation Hilarity. Here’s why: The longer this GOP primary drags on, the better the numbers for Team Blue. Not only is President Barack Obama rising in comparison to the clowns in the GOP field, but GOP intensity is …

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The Daily Kos Lounge

At the moment I’m blogging from a big comfy floral sofa in the Daily Kos Lounge, an oasis of recliners, couches, and power strips (yay!) that runs down the center of the main hall of the Minneapolis Convention Center. That’s my ‘puter in the foreground and Good As You’s Jeremy Hooper is across from me. I have no idea what …

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Netroots Nation 2011: Minneapolis

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas closed this year’s confab with the answer to one of the week’s hottest topics. Netroots Nation 2011 will be in Minneapolis. (The last five: Las Vegas, Chicago, Austin, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas.) I had a blast during my one visit to Minneapolis, back in 2005 for the InterPride conference. Unfortunately, Netroots 2011 will take place in …

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Daily Kos Denounces Polling Partner

Markos Moulitsas, founder of the progressive blogging powerhouse Daily Kos, has issued a quite scathing denouncement of his site’s longtime polling partner Research 2000, alleging unspecified skullduggery in their methods. Research 2000 polling results were heavily cited across the blogosphere (including here) during the 2008 elections and beyond. We contracted with Research 2000 to conduct polling and to provide us …

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Republicans Reveal Their Truths

From a Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll of self-identified Republicans, here are the Yes/No/Unsure percentages of a few of the poll’s questions. Should Obama be impeached? – 39/32/20Was Obama born in America? – 42/36/22Is Obama a socialist? – 63/21/16Is Obama an anti-white racist? – 31/36/33Should your state secede? – 23/57/19Should gays be in the military? – 26/59/19Do you support gay marriage? …

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Required Reading

It’s too perfect to excerpt here, but please check out this Daily Kos diary entry titled, I’m Heterosexual And It’s Just Freakin’ Fantastic!

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DKos Poll: Maine Poised To Lose Marriage Equality 48-46

The highly awaited Maine marriage poll conducted by Daily Kos/Research 2000 has just been released and it is ominous. Results show that if the voting were done today, Maine would lose marriage equality 48-46.There is a bit of confusion in the poll’s wording, as is so often the case. A “no” vote meant you DO want gays to be able …

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“I Am A Homosexual” – Check Yes Or No

Over at Daily Kos, a straight woman is flabbergasted by the adoption form sent to her by the state of Florida. As I am a straight, married woman, and my husband is a straight, married man, it never occurred to either of us that–after the volumes of paperwork we had to complete as a couple, the copies of marriage certificates …

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Poof! You’re One Of Us

Remember the dust-up earlier this month about Mormons posthumously baptizing Jews? A Daily Kos diarist has just posthumously converted LDS founder Joseph Smith to the family of homosexuals. Dear God of the Homos, With your great and everlasting love that blessed the covenants of Achilles and Petroclus, Gilgamesh and Enkidu, and of Jonathon and David, bless then the soul of …

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Hillary Supporters Striking At Daily Kos

About a hundred Hillary-supporting diarists are “striking” over at Daily Kos, refusing to blog at the site due to virulent anti-Hillary sentiment from the site’s Obama fans. From the originator of the strike: This is a strike – a walkout over unfair writing conditions at DailyKos. It does not mean that if conditions get better I won’t “work” at DailyKos …

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