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Beakers perform a classic.
Getting a bit of a mixed message here.
Let's re-define some words.
Dogs, dogs, dogs.....and a few reptiles.
What's that, up ahead of the train?
He showed us the way.
Amazon's delivery service is awful, apparently.
One works, the other does not.
Observe National Hot Tea Day.
Cas d'intérêt reviews a massive French cookbook.
What did he want all those shoes for?
Help find a missing person.
You can't trust e-books.
Lies are dangerous.
Republicans can live the good life.
Hallelujah! Trump is going to win a second term!
No, there isn't a higher purpose behind things.
How do you deal with your inner critic?
Using threats to stop a book from being sold is thuggery crossing the line into fascism.
America's enemies enjoy the show (found via Hackwhackers).
Communists, communists everywhere!
"When President Tiffany activates the Doomsday Machine after misinterpreting a TikTok, all that'll survive is roaches and Rudy, stumbling through the charred remains of Four Seasons Total Landscaping, demanding 20 grand a day from the molten dildos."
This person exists.
Here's a preview of Trump's farewell address.
Yellowdog Granny gives us the (mostly political) week in images.
Gotta catch 'em all!
Name this band.
Actions have consequences even if you whine about it.
Women on dating sites help hunt down the Capitol terrorists.
I Should Be Laughing has a round-up of quotes on the attack.
There's an increase in Republicans leaving the party, though it's not clear how big the trend is nationally.
Green Eagle reviews the madness of the wingnutosphere, with a couple of examples of what passes for right-wing "humor".
"We were just playing, having fun."
They're resorting to animal abuse now.
Many mainstream, "normal" Republicans attended and supported the capitol attack (found via Silverapplequeen).
This is how the terrorists became so gullible.
It was a Christian insurrection. All the signs were there.
When a Republican says "impeachment is divisive".....
Yes, you can legally be fired for participating in a lynch mob.
The authorities are not open to making deals with the terrorists.
Franklin Graham compares pro-impeachment Republicans to Judas.
The Republicans are now a dangerous cult, not a political party.
Blogger Helen Philpot has a message for Trump.
"It can't just be that you're a willfully ignorant bum with anger management issues. It's always someone else's fault."
The wingnuts are really struggling to avoid seeing how outrageous the Capitol attack was.
Sedition makes a poor investment.
The authorities are finally taking QAnon seriously.
Trump must be prosecuted, whatever the consequences. Or maybe everything will be fine if he's pardoned.
The Republican civil war is on. Let's hope both sides lose.
In the Capitol as elsewhere, conservatives are the dirty germ-spreading rats and fleas of the pandemic.
We're starting to understand what went wrong with polling in 2016 and 2020.
Here's why Trumpanzees didn't see many Biden supporters (must-read).
Biden will elevate the position of science adviser to cabinet level.
There's a new fund to protect women's freedom of speech.
Bernie Sanders will have real power in the new Senate.
Biden can increase revenue, even a lot, without raising taxes.
Businesses of every kind are rushing to cut ties with Trump.
Keira Bell speaks for those who regret being drawn into the trans cult.
Want to get the covid-19 vaccination in New York city? Tough shit.
The consequences of all that holiday travel are starting to hit home.
Disagreeing with my opinion makes you a bigot.
They protected the vote.
Don't use "people of color" when talking about non-Western countries.
It's not only Christian fundies who lie to children.
Standards of consent must be high for use of puberty blockers.
Sorry, religion is a form of ideology.
The truth is coming out about the Catholic Church's atrocities in Ireland.
The Greek Orthodox Church defiantly helps spread the coronavirus.
Iran pushes ahead with military technology in the face of Trump's saber-rattling.
India, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, will help ensure that poor countries have access to covid-19 vaccines. Internally, the country has launched a massive vaccination drive.
Wealth can make people less compassionate.
Brown dwarfs are an odd class of object intermediate between stars and planets.
More links here.
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In case you missed it -- this week I posted on technological and cultural power and on the limitations of the wingnut mind (among my better political pieces, if I do say so myself), as well as another Trumpling music video.
To whoever sent what I received on Monday morning -- thank you. Please get in touch.
[1,459 days down, 3 to go until the inauguration of a real president. Almost there!]