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This week’s note in Trumpian ‘Alternative Facts’ comes from, well,
RedState as Susan Wright listens to the mother of Sgt. La David Johnson to confirm that Donald Trump is lying and Frederica Wilson is truthtelling about the unfortunate insult to a Gold Star mother by my President.
So even military heroes can lose their souls. @bjork55 at
Bjork Report finds one who knew what he signed up for.
Stinque is impatient at an all too common childlike liberal fantasy, specifically when it is applied to John Kelly.
Mock Paper Scissors tick-tocks how a condolence call exploded into a royal, escalating screw-up. As I see it, phenomenal evil comes from an inability to admit being wrong.
Amid all the muddle of White House compassion-gate,
Tommy Christopher notices one very odd omission.
North Carolina pastor
John Pavlovitz gets specific, inviting Trump supporters to Christ’s table. He is not optimistic about seeing them.
Jack Jodell at
The Saturday Afternoon Post does try hard to get Trump supporters to reconsider. I appreciate his efforts to bring our brothers and sisters back from the dark side. I’m not optimistic. They have finally found someone who unapologetically shares their hatreds.
Jonathan Bernstein provides the seven questions on which Republican tax-cuts for the wealthy will live or die.
Yellow Dog at
Blue in the Bluegrass is unsympathetic toward corporations that are required to pay taxes.
The Onion, the Motion Picture Academy is performing a public service, releasing a list of films that can be enjoyed without supporting sexual predators. That has a bit of an edge, doesn’t it?
Random Thoughts, has a history as a minor player in filmmaking. He knew a little about industry Weinsteins and the routine steps others took to keep harm to a hoped for minimum. Therein lies SJ’s regretful message for men.
Dave Dubya is on a serial rampage against right wing conspiracy tales. He covers an immigrant killer-by-fire that wasn’t then, in comments, demolishes an old bogus anti-Clinton uranium story. A twofer.
M. Bouffant at
Web of Evil remembers when America went crazy with the Red Scare.
Our favorite ranter,
Max’s Dad, looks away from politics for a moment, out of Husker-love, sharing despondency over the wilting of his Nebraska football team.
MadMikesAmerica brings us the original disturbing versions of seven famous fairy tales. The comments strike me as insightful.