Link round-up for 14 August 2016
Little fella likes bubbles.
Some people are too incompetent to be criminals.
What if Godzilla attacked Tokyo today?
Sometimes stupidity is useful (found via Republic of Gilead).
Texas has epic desert.
Here are some rich-people showers.
Check out the underwater art of Jason deCaires Taylor.
Bird brain? Crows are startlingly intelligent.
This is how you touch your girlfriend, not your daughter.
Female Republican elected officials are a vanishing species.
Some cops get it. So does Bernie.
Life as a Trump spokesperson isn't easy.
A primitive and barbaric religion blames, shames, and silences rape victims (found via Republic of Gilead).
Another moralizing puritan has his true character exposed.
Faye Kane looks at aging and evolution -- and what the end might look like.
When rats flee a sinking ship, consider how they got there in the first place.
Rubio's war on women just gets worse and worse.
On unemployment, the record is clear.
The Christian Right is in steep decline these days (found via Republic of Gilead).
One of the worst things about religion is how it poisons sexuality.
The real problem with GMOs isn't GMOs, it's capitalism.
Tony Perkins is "disturbed" by the Navy naming a ship after Harvey Milk (found via Republic of Gilead). Well, of course he is.
Trump's "Second Amendment" remark may have been worse than we think.
The slowness of the US economic recovery is due to austerity policies similar to those the EU has used to ruin southern Europe.
One more Syrian town is liberated from Dâ'ish (ISIL).
The US is getting fed up with Erdoğan's antics.
Alien invaders threaten the Florida coast.
Don't tell the fundies, but there are lesbian lizards.
The Piltdown hoax illustrates how science always works toward truth.
Trump is losing (found via Mock Paper Scissors), and he's going to keep losing, and he's barely even trying. I'm not the only one who thinks he's endangering the whole party and the harder he falls, the better. Here's how we'll know they've given up.
If you're a Bernie supporter not voting for Hillary, read this. Bernie and his people have an important role to play (found via Crooks and Liars). We can make change possible.
Trump has been caught lying about his wealth before.
South Carolina is liberal on a few issues.
The Green party does serve a purpose.
Here are 173 reasons why Trump is not fit to be President (found via Field Negro). And here's a list of the rape allegations against him.
Some in the media are waking up from both-siderism, while wingnuts sink into total self-delusion, including some weird fantasies about Hillary. Trumpanzees have endless excuses for their man's bad polls, but no, the polls are not skewed, and even the claim that Hillary would be losing to a different Republican overlooks crucial realities.
Focus on this issue above all -- because it truly is terrifying.
[Image at top: Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, found via Ranch Chimp]