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Jonathan Bernstein draws the obvious conclusion from Virginia’s tied election. Yes, each single vote counts. Jonathan considers another important lesson.
Mock Paper Scissors has a plausible theory about how the FBI became interested in the Trump campaign. It may have started with a guy getting a bit drunk in London.
Michael J. Scott, of
MadMikesAmerica, speculates on why my President has yet to visit California.
Ted McLaughlin at
jobsanger takes a look at polling evidence from around the world. For all the Trump bluster about restoring respect for the United States, respect has fallen into a deep hole. Are we tired of winning yet?
Kathy Gill, Technology Policy Analyst at
The Moderate Voice takes a close look at my President’s boast about signing more legislation than any President since Harry Truman and discovers that it is a lie.
One of the favorites of 2017, for
Frances Langum, is the video of a Republican voter who is proud to say on television that Trump is more reliable than Jesus.
Earth-Bound Misfit sees a singer and Trump supporter accuse a volatile Trumpian figure of sexual aggression. Earth-Bound Misfit notices a certain irony in her answer to the most obvious question.
Green Eagle analyzes an analysis by Harvard into practices by mainstream media during the 2016 election.
The Onion, archaeologists discover a fully intact 17th-century belief system in an Ohio congressman.
Jack Jodell at
The Saturday Afternoon Post has a few musings about 2017.
Vagabond Scholar has a list of the best blog posts of 2017, as chosen by bloggers.
Stinque ponders why, with so many horrible events in decades past, Americans now seem to feel a much deeper foreboding about the future.
The Intersection of Madness and Reality, “Brotha Wolf” is often accused of racism against white people. He answers the accusation.
Aside from thoughtful, well researched, understandable posts,
Infidel753 is known for generous participation in internet discussions in comment sections of other blog sites across political and religious spectrums, including ours. Appreciation is widespread but apparently not universal.
Libertarian Michael A. LaFerrara at
Principled Perspectives ponders whether it is okay for atheists like himself to celebrate Christmas and finally decides by going to the writings of Ayn Rand. I sense a bit of irony there.
The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencser, former pastor, current atheist, Bruce asks us to consider how evangelical preachers sexually demean and harass female congregants. Although the focus of his critique is narrow, we who number ourselves among the faithful ought to look at ourselves.
Max’s Dad presents a few seldom considered facts about the Jesus many of us worship.
North Carolina pastor
John Pavlovitz had a few words over Christmas for those who could find little reason to celebrate.
PZ Myers draws a few obvious moral conclusions from a malicious prank over a video game that got an innocent, non-involved, person killed.
This week’s note in Trumpian ‘Alternative Facts’ comes from
Mediaite, where CNN’s Brian Stelter asks if alternative facts the are new normal.