Link round-up for 5 June 2016
This principle may well be widely applicable.
I'd be more concerned about there being leopards.
Epic boss trolling with The Exorcist.
"Guiding Hands" may be the next essential service industry (found via Mendip).
Why vote for the lesser evil?
Suomi Blog has some interesting photos, some old photos, and some weird art.
As if this election weren't already ridiculous enough, we're getting Star Wars attack ads.
Who's the metal-est of them all?
Beware of wingnuts posing as ex-liberals on the net.
Third-century-BCE Morocco chose intriguing subjects for art (NSFW).
An eccentric billionaire's obsession with making an epic mermaid movie led to an epic fiasco much more entertaining than the movie would have been (found via Zandar).
Recharge your avocado, and other odd things people do.
Here's one more thing wingnuts can't eat any more.
AdBlock poses a dilemma, but.....
These sharp-eyed waitresses spoke up and prevented a crime.
Is compassion the essence of spirituality? Apparently not.
Anti-Semitism sometimes takes the form of silence.
If you think police brutality is exaggerated, defend this.
There's one thing everyone can do to fight global warming, but the US government isn't telling you about it.
Want to buy a sex slave? Dâ'ish (ISIL) has them for sale on the internet.
Even though the people of Fallujah are Sunni, Dâ'ish has been ruling them with shocking brutality, including forcing husbands to punish their own wives for "transgressions". This creates an opportunity to reconcile them with the Iraqi state -- provided the Shiite-dominated Iraqi forces refrain from committing abuses of their own. US influence will help, but in reality Iran is calling the shots.
Don't forget the refugees.
The first big Hillary-Donald clash has Republicans worried. But maybe she shouldn't squash him quite yet.
Trump could hurt other Republicans down-ballot.
An idealistic millennial explains how Hillary won him over.
Paul Wartenberg makes the case for Hillary, for Bernie supporters.
Trump's rhetoric echoes crude media misogyny of the past.
YouTuber "Liberal Redneck" makes an important point about Trump's appeal.
Attacks on Hillary over her notorious 1975 rape case constitute an attack on the rule of law itself.
Here's what the rest of the right wing has been up to.
[Image at top: Fallujah in peacetime]