Link round-up for 9 October 2016
The horror, the horror.
Cookie Monster turns philosopher.
Who sent Trump's tax forms to The Times?
These rules could apply to many areas of life.
I really identify with this -- and with most of these.
Totally tubular, man.
Pwned -- by a 'dillo.
There's dominoes, and then there's dominoes.
Here's a preview of Trump's porn video.
This shows how big the Sun is.
In the Halloween spirit, here's an offbeat short story of raising the dead.
This beetle has a shitty defense mechanism.
Don't worry, Michelle, your garden will be safe with Hillary.
Clearly they have something to hide.
I'd buy one.
This mayor exists.
A peaceful future requires a national minimum income.
Anything coming out of Wikileaks should be assumed to be a forgery until proven otherwise.
Did Obama's policies fail?
Trump is dividing the NFL along racial lines.
If you use Yahoo mail, read this.
Here's a nice guy, spreading the word of God.
Check out this smoker's curtain (found via Squatlo).
How bad a businessman is Trump? This bad.
2016 could be a breakthrough election for legal marijuana. Some may object, but there have always been people like this.
Young Jews encounter the age-old evil of anti-Semitism.
To Hell with forgiveness.
This Green candidate is an unabashed saboteur.
These people exist.
Theresa May isn't taking any bullshit from the EU.
In Poland, religious extremists in power threaten a total abortion ban -- but women protest en masse, and the law is defeated.
The Catholic Church in Mexico is up to its old tricks. But here's a Catholic love story with a happy ending.
Pence lied about the Iran nuclear deal in the VP debate.
The liberation of Mosul should come sooner rather than later, but we need to be prepared.
This is South Africa now. How long can it last?
For a while, Hurricane Matthew threatened the US space program.
Hillary gets a surprising endorsement (found via Progressive Eruptions).
Dear Republicans just now dumping Trump -- it's way too late. Well, he still has some supporters. Tim Alberta at NRO surveys the wreckage.
Pennsylvania law allows serious interference in voting.
Just imagine a sitting President doing this stuff.
Women Republicans are abandoning Trump faster than the men are. Some staffers are defying orders to stay on board.
The Trumpanzees' Wikileaks letdown reminds Driftglass of something.
A Republican win would mean wholesale disaster. In many ways it's the same old party.
Former Nader supporters warn: don't repeat the mistake.
Has Trump contributed anything positive? David Frum makes the case.
[Image at top: Mass protest in Warsaw, Poland, against a draconian anti-abortion law proposed by the country's Christianist ruling party]