Link round-up for 5 February 2017
Some forms of commerce will defeat any wall.
Could you dig a hole big enough to hold all the world's air?
Pussyhats and uppity women are demonic, apparently. Hell, we're all Satanic (found via Mendip). Kevin Swanson offers even more clueless views.
Is your religious freedom being violated? Watch for hypocrisy.
Coal supporters are trying to ban clean energy in Wyoming (found via TYWKIWDBI).
Blogger Perfectnumber628 looks at wedding dresses and the virginity fetish, and Christianity's impact on her self-respect.
Ladies, you've got this guy running scared.
If you're in a resistance group, beware of people who advocate violence -- they may not be what they seem.
Here's a police chief who gets it.
These particular Trumpanzees should have known better. Eventually, maybe the rest of them will learn.
This pagan post about hexes makes some good points about the ethics of resistance.
Those who try to erase the targeting of Jews in the Holocaust, read this.
Bruce Gerencser responds, for the umpteenth time, to the why-do-atheists-hate-Jesus thing.
I like most of this group's platform, but will it sell with the general electorate?
Texans rally round victims of a hate attack. But there's going to be more and more of this kind of crap (found via Progressive Eruptions).
Europe is trolling Trump on video, starting with Switzerland and Germany. Der Spiegel sums up his regime in one image.
Who would claim this immigrant didn't deserve to come here?
Now this is a waterfall.
One of the world's most forbidding deserts is now blooming.
Here's a blog of great travel photography.
Another nation is staging mass protests to sustain the fight against corruption.
This is Shinjuku.
At least the food is healthy.
Shaw Kenawe reports from Boston's rally against Trump's Muslim ban. Javad Zarif comments on the ban. Two companies' stances on it draw very different public reactions. A veteran takes a stand. London protests, and some Americans were there. It's lucky the ban wasn't in place years ago.
Looks like the March for Science is on!
Signs display the wit and smarts of the resistance (link from Kevin Robbins). For contrast, see my 2013 post about the enemy's efforts.
Cincinnati defies Trump. So does the National Park Service, which seems to be joining the resistance.
The National Security Council is changing.
Republicans face a choice: piss off their best voting bloc or enrage the teabaggers.
Trump gets one thing right (maybe thanks to Ivanka), and of course Republicans hate it. They're planning to reintroduce the anti-gay FADA bill, (found via Republic of Gilead -- I also wrote about FADA here).
Orrin Hatch is in a snit.
Trump's speech on religion was an exercise in surreal hypocrisy. Here's his assessment of Lincoln (found via Progressive Eruptions).
Despair is unrealistic.
[16 days down, 1,445 days to go until the inauguration of a real President!]