Link round-up for 5 March 2017
What does this button do?
The bathroom cop may be in your future.
That's not a bridesmaid.
I'd like to eat one, and I can even pronounce it.
This is gonna be a long wait.
The news is "fake", but the facts are true.
Either way, don't wear this to a Trump rally.
The wingnuts seem to be in a permanent snit about Disney. Next up, Lego Batman.
Art has a role to play in combating fundamentalism.
I've actually seen people on the net acting like this guy.
Trump won't be at the WHCA dinner, but a substitute may be available.
Toaster vs. freezer -- who wins?
80% of Americans want special labeling on foods containing DNA.
Check out the new robot from Boston Dynamics.
I'm with Pelosi on this one.
A Kentucky county learns that bullshit isn't a good investment (found via Mendip).
Someone is doing something wrong.
The latest Wingnut Wrapup has me wondering if Trump will invade Antarctica.
NOM is imploding (found via Republic of Gilead).
The freak-out over male disengagement has a curious precedent.
A sermon on the role of women in Christianity quickly descends into incoherent gabble.
Under new management -- the US is getting more like Russia already.
A story from 1999 illustrates something of Trump's character.
Pope Francis, exasperatingly beloved of some liberals, quietly coddles molesting priests (found via Republic of Gilead). An abuse survivor on his fig-leaf "commission" on the issue has quit in disgust. Here's some more enabling of abusers, by Kentucky Republicans.
God hates Grace Slick, apparently (found via Mendip).
Here's one Trumpanzee out of action.
This is the future we want. This is the future they want.
Fear the empire of stoopid.
Chiropractic manipulation can kill you.
Data from Michigan highlight the ongoing threat of global warming.
Here's a photo essay on the evil in our midst (found via Mendip).
A British sheep farmer looks at rural America.
A mass grave in Ireland confirms an ugly history.
Blogger Donna is visiting Berlin, finding Germany far healthier and saner than its own past -- or our present.
John B. Judis looks at recent European elections, including one of the best discussions I've seen of Italy's Five Star movement.
Israel contemplates taking in more refugees.
But we have to respect their beliefs! (found via Republic of Gilead)
Despite Trump's sneers, our allies are beating Dâ'ish in Mosul.
Religio-nationalist thugs linked to the ruling party terrorize students in India.
My state will be in the crosshairs if the Republican regime attacks legal marijuana. In fact, marijuana is good for business.
Here's a round-up of reactions on the Sessions/Russia scandal. And here are veterans' comments on Trump playing Navy guy.
Can our politicians muster the courage of Larry Colburn?
Trump could learn from Kennedy about handling failure. From these Presidents, too.
Green Eagle finds a relevant historical analogy.
The regime goes into panic mode over leaks; "sphincters are tightening in the bunker". But there are some leaks Trump likes.
Bannon's goal is a terrifying anarcho-nihilism.
Blogs Brane Space, Hometown USA, Hackwhackers, and Mahablog have reactions to Trump's speech to Congress. Following the initial swoon, the media are getting back to doing their job.
This is not a drill. Not everyone survives. Here are some resources for protesters.
Hard-core Trump voters are hopeless, but there are others we can win back (found via Blue in the Bluegrass).
Trump's statement on anti-Semitism was pathetically inadequate (found via Fair and Unbalanced), and this horseshit is unforgivable.
[44 days down, 1,417 days to go until the inauguration of a real President!]