Link round-up for 22 January 2017
A golden idea.
Maybe not the photo they meant to use, but this would probably work.
The seasoning is the best part.
Don't mess with a man who has his own moth.
Keegan-Michael Key has the weather forecast for Trump's America.
You're never too old.
Check out the poem at the end of this.
Here's some advice on pants shopping for girls (really -- pants without pockets? I never noticed).
Don't use these.
Even comic-book villains have higher standards than Trump.
There are monsters down there.
Good riddance to the culture that did this.
Don't let history repeat itself.
There's a proven way of raising profits and creating jobs.
Who's too easily offended?
It's a tradition.
Anti-prostitution crazies have scored a "victory" that will endanger thousands (found via Tell Me Why the World Is Weird).
Sometimes the young can make people see sense. Sometimes the old are just too evil.
Here are some Twitter responses to Trump's attack on John Lewis.
Earlier this month, Portland had its worst snowstorm in over a decade.
You can't call the US the world's most advanced nation when this kind of shit is going on.
For MLK day, The Field Negro looks at yet another shocking case of racist police brutality (read the comments, too, to remind yourself what kinds of people exist out there). If you haven't read it, here's King's magnificent Letter from a Birmingham Jail.
Now that everyone knows what "alt-right" means, the fascists are trying to slither away from the term.
Even with one of their own in charge, the wingnuts are crazier than ever.
Hometown USA has links on the healthcare battle, and looks at Republicans floundering on ACA repeal. We must never go back to this.
Here's how a rural conservative woman found her way to the left.
Kentucky Republicans launch an attack on public education.
Britain's leader promises a clean break from the European Union (not "from Europe", despite the inept headline).
In Iceland, religion has practically vanished among young people.
This is what time-lapse photography was invented for.
Russia is restoring traditional values.
What kind of "elites" could be so clueless?
This nutcase did a lot of harm -- he deserved punishment.
I think this technology has a lot of potential.
Vera Rubin, who died in 2016, wasn't a celebrity, but she deserves to be remembered.
These modern-looking drawings of the Moon were made over 400 years ago.
Watch what Trump does, not what he says. Journalists need to get real and do their jobs.
If you're planning to participate in protests, read this.
Spot the real problem.
Trump is already making his mark.
The left made mistakes, but the enemy is still the enemy. Yes, they're racists.
Fair and Unbalanced looks at the soul of a whiner.
Hackwhackers has links and quotes on what's happening and what we must do. Logic is good, but we need more.
Trump is losing a core part of his support.
Green Eagle looks at crowd sizes for the inauguration and the Women's March on Washington, with photographic evidence. Republic of Gilead looks at religio-wingnuts' reactions to the Women's March. Crazy Eddie has more on the pussyhat resistance. Progressive Eruptions has the view from Boston. More pictures here.
Never accept this as normal.
[2 days down, 1,459 days to go until the inauguration of a real President!]