Link round-up for 4 December 2016
Cheer yourself up with some baby elephant videos.
Medieval warrior pwns drone.
I defy you not to chuckle at dog vs. wall.
There are no penises in any of these pictures.
This comparison probably offended the pelican.
Check out a Star Wars blooper reel.
Bailey's Buddy has a humor round-up (I liked the water buffalo).
Tillie Walden has a happy, spacey view of life.
I think whoever drew this comic-book cover knew exactly what he was doing.
Here's how religion works in one cartoon.
Most movie aliens are not well thought out.
Satanists are the good guys.
Choose the right Bible quote.
The savage Vikings were far more fabulous than you think.
A cat could make life more interesting.
Gays and spelling come under attack in Topeka.
Here's how to deal with critical people.
Legal marijuana is good for America. What's evil is this kind of travesty of justice.
Bill de Blasio is a leader for these times.
40% of employees are seeking to leave their jobs, and management is the problem.
Texas is considering a truly horrific anti-gay law.
Here's some advice for Trumpanzees that they should find familiar.
Facebook's "community standards" are a disgrace.
Religious nutters are freaking out over another innocuous commercial. No wonder they tend to ruin the holidays.
If people hate atheists, it's because we remind them of the truth.
This is an example of the kind of smug nonsense that provokes people to vote for someone like Trump. The world can't re-train millions of truck drivers and assembly-line workers to become software coders and "brand influencers". The real solution is basic income.
Here's a suggestion for preventing identity theft.
We need to tell stories, not just recite facts.
Bad people are bad -- very bad. They should remember we can see them.
A journalist responds to Trumpanzee hate mail.
Wingnuts seek to destroy history.
How pervasive was medieval anti-Semitism? This pervasive.
The Catholic Church scams the Norwegian government for millions.
Icelanders believe smart.
A top European Union bureaucrat begs member states not to hold referendums on leaving -- since he knows damn well how people would vote.
Poland is testing solar-powered bike lanes.
Good riddance to bad rubbish (found via Fair and Unbalanced).
Sunny North Africa is becoming a colossus of solar power. But on domestic violence, attitudes remain backward.
We've entered The Twilight Zone.
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain (found via Squatlo). Was it worth it?
Trump is already making his mark on international relations. Meet his new foreign-policy adviser.
If things turn nasty, don't make excuses. But it may not be that nasty.
Some Republicans may not want to abolish the filibuster.
Don't give up the fight on global warming.
It's stupid to protest Trump.
The Electors' right to vote their conscience is part of the intended design of the Electoral College.
Florida, too, may hold a recount. And no, the push in Pennsylvania isn't over.
Some wingnuts suspect Ivanka Trump of being a closet liberal. And maybe they have a point.
Trumpanzees are starting to realize they were conned (found via Progressive Eruptions).
Mattis as Defense Secretary could have an upside.
Conflicts are arising in Trump's inner circle, and he's not taking it well.
Government should get out of health care, except.....
The Spanish civil war offers some insights into our situation (read the comments too).
P M Carpenter is in the crosshairs of the Republican threats to Medicaid.
We've been here before, and Pelosi handled it.
The recount controversy has again provoked Trump to reveal his true self. Maybe we need a nationwide audit. Here's how voter disenfranchisement works.
Trump is already at war.