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Seems almost quaint to revisit last week’s controversy. Yellow Dog at
Blue in the Bluegrass considers NFL anthem kneeling and seems to suggest harsh reality is more important than traditional symbolism.
M. Bouffant at
Web of Evil finds, through twitter, a photograph of a man (possibly a veteran, judging by his VFW cap) kneeling with a regulation-folded flag as POTUS passes in motorcade.
The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencser, onetime pastor, current atheist, Bruce suggests that one small step in the gun violence debate might be to stop blaming evil. Well, yeah. “That’s evil for you” does seem a bit light.
Hooray! The NRA has finally come around on one obvious gun safety measure!
Frances Langum reads the NRA statement and discovers a lot of weasel room in the NRA Weasel Room.
Dave Dubya examines the conversion of the NRA, in the eyes of enthused backers, from a lobbying group to a Holy House of Worship.
Jack Jodell at
The Saturday Afternoon Post has a straightforward reaction to the NRA, observing the group’s abuse of the 2nd Amendment.
Bjork Report finds a background check Congress won’t mind passing.
Michael John Scott, at
MadMikesAmerica, takes a look at the lawsuit against my President based on his unConstitutional acceptance of foreign gifts and his strange non-defense defense.
Green Eagle narrates one incident to illustrate an uncomfortable truth: we are at the mercy of the biggest jackass on the planet.
Jonathan Bernstein sees something unusual about the President repeatedly getting rolled by his own cabinet.
Vixen Strangely at
Strangely Blogged, considers the possibility that a segment of President Trump’s cabinet has become devoted to protecting America from its President.
Stinque reviews the President’s odd job performance in Puerto Rico, noting that the island territory is home to 1% of all Americans. Nojo speculates that, in Trumpland, it is the wrong one percent.
Andy Borowitz reports as Puerto Rico issues a travel ban on malignant narcissists. Okay, okay. It’s satire.
Tommy Christopher shares a sense of awe as the daughter of my President’s Ambassador to Russia presents a defense of a racist monument with unintentional hilarity.
Infidel753 says voters are restless, that means voters everywhere – – really. Everywhere.
driftglass has very little use for David Brooks and his militant both-sides-are-equally-wrong view of, well, everything. What center-uber-alles centrists do not grasp is that their middle of the road approach encourages extremism. Reflexive commitment to the precise middle rewards the side that moves their goalpost way past the edge of rationality.
This week’s note in Trumpian ‘Alternative Facts’ comes from
Newsweek, as Jimmy Kimmel is featured reviewing the greatest source of Fake News.