26 July 2020

Link round-up for 26 July 2020

Various interesting stuff I ran across on the net over the last week.

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Faces, faces everywhere!

Nice way to cool down.

Here are some dress ideas for a Halloween wedding.

Dumb criminals are dumb.

No cell can hold him!

Time for some demons.

And three years later, that priest.....

It was quite unnecessary to invent the valve-stem dong.

A blogger discovers a prehistoric beast dating all the way back to 1959.

This guy really knows how to throw a suitcase.

Oh, great, a one-ton rat.

Ant poetry, get yer ant poetry here.

Nice photo (found via Val Boyko).

Patrick Stewart hails a big star.

In certain company, keep your pennies to yourself.

It's the perfect service animal for 2020.

They Live!

I found Morgan Bullock's story inspiring, especially at a time when there's so much drivel about "cultural appropriation".

Oh, yes, I remember.  No one who was alive at the time will ever forget.

Here is how cars get made.

Any Satanists looking for a consecrated host to use in rituals should check whether there are churches in your area that do this.

It is not the responsibility of others to take care of you on the internet.

This very weird movie has a brutal but true metaphor at its heart.

Aristotle was right.

A Portland protester deploys bare-essentials tactics against military police in Portland.

Everybody should watch this classic rant on extremism.

Know your place.

Right-wing thought has evolved.

Movie actors eat your kids and there are millions of Germans on Mars.

Land of the free (found via Yellowdog Granny).

The New York Crank looks at lingerie, Dorothy Parker, and freedom of the press.

This hospital has some issues, apparently.

Mrs Betty Bowers has some voting tips for Republicans.

Twitter's internal security is crap.  If they can't protect these guys' accounts, they certainly can't protect yours.

A substantial obstacle to abortion rights has been struck down.

Another nitwit thinks Middle Eastern people aren't white.

See options for a statue honoring Trump (found via Miss Cellania).

Well, Trump didn't invade a foreign country.....

Meet the new tone, same as the old tone.

Wingnut Moore's Law: packing more and more lies into a smaller and smaller space.

Disney is re-opening (found via Yellowdog Granny).

Oregon, Ukraine, it's basically the same thing.

I think they changed his mind.

Green Eagle looks back at an early manifestation of QAnon.

Samantha Bee reviews the horrible mess Republican governors have made of handling the pandemic.

Throw the book at these assholes.

Internal conflict among Republicans is just gang warfare.

I guess she is one of those "very fine people".  Or maybe it's this.

You must offer empathy, but don't you dare ask for any.

It's incompetent fascism.

In Texas, religious schools are free to spread covid-19 as much as they want.  This Texas hospital is already so overwhelmed that it's sending some hopeless cases home to die.

Reality doesn't change just because we change the words we use to describe it.

Trump and his gang must pay a price for their crimes after being removed from power.

The oldest bigotry of all still runs rampant.

Get rid of this.

He terrorized a child to make a political point.

Yet another Christian preacher defied pandemic rules, and at least 22 people got infected.

Here is who Edmund Pettus was.  It's past time to re-name that bridge.

By 55% to 26%, Americans don't think it's safe to re-open the schools yet.

Alicia Strada was savagely beaten by a gang for expressing an opinion.

"You have the right to get sick and I have the right to not wear a mask" (see the comments).  These people are insane.

This is what leadership looks like (found via Yellowdog Granny).

Looks like Trump's renewed pandemic briefings will just be the same old crap.

AOC stands up to bullying.  Watch her speech in full -- you'll be glad you did.

"Choke on my dick, get fucked with the barbed-wire-wrapped baseball bat, I'm going to slice your throat," etc., etc., etc.

Maybe Moscow Mitch is trying to wreck the economy (found via Angry Bear).

New technology claims to protect photos from facial-recognition systems.

What if we meet the Martians, and they are us?

Forced-birth fetishists don't care about mothers.

The more advanced and educated the country, the less it feels a need for religion.

Canada is doing better against covid-19 because of better leadership and fewer stupid people.

But.....but.....muh heritage!

Serbs are rising in protest against an incompetent, EU-backed authoritarian regime.

The Japanese are still smarter than we are.

Indigenous Uighurs in Xinjiang are now forced to have ethnic Chinese observers living in their homes to monitor their compliance with the regime's cultural and political dictates.

No, there probably isn't a big bloc of Trump voters the polls are missing.

65% of Texans say covid-19 is out of control in their state, 80% support mandatory masks.  This is winnable.

Donate here to help win the Senate.

These five reasons why Christians should vote for Trump should be motivating to us as well (more here).

More links here.

[Image at top:  Scene from the classic 1954 giant-ant movie Them!]

13 Comments:

Blogger Debra She Who Seeks said...

That Patrick Stewart one, LOL!

26 July, 2020 09:35  
Blogger JACKIESUE said...

yellowdog thanks you... a lot.

26 July, 2020 11:09  
Blogger Lady M said...

Wow - Love that TSI. Looks like fun. I am going to enjoy following their work.

26 July, 2020 12:30  
Blogger Mike said...

Too much good stuff to pick one out.

27 July, 2020 01:11  
Blogger Ami said...

I really appreciate the time you take to do this every week. Seriously, it's one of the highlights of my weekend. I return three or four or even five times every week so I can get to all of the links you post.

I was catching up with the medical craziness on my blog last night and went to my stats to see if my friend in Florida was reading and saw this huge spike in numbers. I was mystified until I realized it was your fault!! :-D

Have a good week.

27 July, 2020 09:49  
Blogger jenny_o said...

Thanks for the mention, Infidel.

The AOC speech was SO good. She's a mesmerizing speaker with such a great mind.

27 July, 2020 13:33  
Blogger jenny_o said...

And now I'm laughing out loud at Marshmallow the cat breaking out of TWO cages! What a great video :)

27 July, 2020 13:38  
Blogger dellgirl said...

This is another great list and, as usual I can't pick a favorite. Several held me hostage for a good while, so I learned something new. Thank you for visiting my blog the other day. I really appreciate that you took the time to leave the nice comments.

I hope you had a good weekend. Stay Safe, my friend!

27 July, 2020 21:15  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Debra: The biggest of the big!

JackieSue: Thanks for doing the work of assembling all those images.

Lady M: Not sure which is "TSI"? Glad you found something of interest.

Mike: I aim to please -- well, most people.

Ami: Thanks. That hospital situation sounded terrible.

Jenny_o: He's obviously a pretty smart cat.

Dellgirl: Thanks!

28 July, 2020 01:32  
Blogger jenny_o said...

I came back to read more links, and realized the picture you used to head up this post. I could have done without that. lol

28 July, 2020 19:06  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Get the bug spray.....

29 July, 2020 01:59  
Blogger jenny_o said...

Gonna need something bigger than a spray can :)

29 July, 2020 15:01  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I get the bug spray reference now. Infidel, I thought you were talking about trolls.

31 July, 2020 12:33  

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