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This week’s note in Trumpian ‘Alternative Facts’ comes from
Foreign Policy Magazine, running through a half dozen false stories about Mexico.
Yellow Dog at
Blue in the Bluegrass marks the 100th anniversary of the NAACP Silent Protest Parade in reaction to open mass attacks by white supremacists on black residents during the summer of 1917.
The Intersection of Madness and Reality, Rippa thinks the new HBO show Confederate, presenting how America would look if the Confederacy had won the Civil War, is a great idea.
Bjork Report suggests the President’s only remaining option is to spark a civil war of sorts fueled by white resentment. The antidote? Massive get‑out‑the‑vote.
North Carolina pastor
John Pavlovitz notices a common theme in Republican legislative strategy. They have dedicated themselves to repealing the legacy of strong, intelligent, popular, black man and takes a guess on which of those attributes is the obvious motivation. I don’t think the pastor’s point is that those aggressively attacking health care are motivated by Obama being intelligent.
Infidel753 beats bigots at the wordgames they sometimes play. For example, with the word “bigot”.
Stephan Miller’s White House press conference vocabulary got a lot of folks curious. tengrain at
Mock Paper Scissors does a little digging and finds why a sub-section of white racists regard “cosmopolitan” as an insult.
Ted McLaughlin at
jobsanger notices a new asterisk added to Emma Lazarus’ poem on the Statue of Liberty.
Oh for crying out loud. Scaramucci was fired before he started. In the name of simple humanity, do we have to surrender to our juvenile side and kick a guy when he’s down? Well… what the hell, lets!
Frances Langum has a few cartoons that the New Yorker ought to have published and one that was.
The Onion features our President’s new Chief of Staff, John Kelly, as he roots out Priebus sympathizers hiding in White House tunnels.
In case you want to know what new agitprop Putin is ordering up for us to read, Iron Knee at
Political Irony has discovered a site that tracks Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence activities online.
Jack Jodell at
The Saturday Afternoon Post explores how to restore Democratic majorities in Congress.
Libertarian Michael A. LaFerrara at
Principled Perspectives is dedicated to fighting for freedom, which he defines, at least in part, as a fight to repeal anti-discrimination laws.
Earth-Bound Misfit celebrates a criminal conviction quite separate from the evil that the perpetrator committed. Poetic justice is not really justice, but it does provide some comfort. Hear that, OJ?
John Scalzi at
Whatever reviews research of robots from long, long ago.