Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Shed some Light today


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  1. Blogger ate a bunch of links I posted. Will divide and try again.--Alan

    Look for Trump to Get Tested Early [Click]
    What the Fight Over Crowd Size Is Really About [Click]
    A Pillar of Ignorance and Certitude [Click] “In manner and execution, and in his almost touching desire to be liked, Trump comes across not as larger than life but as one of the smaller people on the world stage.”

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    1. Trump Repeats False Claim About the Popular Vote [Click]
      The Washington Post has a must-read on the power struggles already happening inside the Trump White House. [Click]
      Title [Click] “…the Trump White House leaks not so much like a sieve as a bucket with no bottom.” Hmmmm….before the wheels come off, they are customarily put on, non?

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    2. Earlier this evening I saw on Vox over three million in the U.S. alone. 3.3 Million maybe? A lot. And there were so many sister marches.

      Sis reported hearing of one someplace in rural New Brunswick consisting of seven women and one man. She saw pictures. They had signs and everything.

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    3. The last link I posted above (The Exhausting Work...) has a link to a turnout spreadsheet, currently at about four million, give or take about half a million.

      Alan

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  2. puddle, do keep us posted on your flooding river...!!! ♥

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  3. I sure hope that before they left the White House, the Obama team had the sense to set an alternative button over the nuclear button; you know, one that rings the red phone in DT's psychiatrist's office.

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  4. It isn't surprising that DT has less perspective than before he was inaugurated. Do you recall that I recently asked a friend who's a licensed counselor what happens when a person with Narcissistic Personality Disorder is under great stress (y'know, such as being President). She said the person becomes more aggressive and more knee jerk in responses...because he is more sensitive than ever to criticism. I honestly didn't think it would be so sudden and acute. The lack of a grasp on reality that we are witnessing is scary and every single thing this person is doing is insane.

    What should be done?

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    1. What SHOULD be done is for Congress to remove him on grounds of inability to carry out the responsibilities of the Presidency, IMO. Up to now the 24th (as I recall) amendment has been considered a tool for dealing with strokes and suchlike, but other forms of incapacity (e.g. mental illness) obviously could fill the bill.

      Alan

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  5. I had not seen this before now, but wholeheartedly agree. The Republican Party has lost the last shred of its integrity. (Do we really have to have parties anymore?)

    SHAUN KING: Republicans can never say they care about family values again for embracing Trump and shunning the Obamas
    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/king-republicans-no-longer-care-family-values-article-1.2950482

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    1. Yes, but the writer still considers the right-wing zealots to be "conservatives." It has been quite some time since there were a lot of conservatives in the GOP; they are now mostly radicals and even anarchists--people dedicated to making government impossible.

      Alan

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  6. Trump's Rhetoric Is Already Colliding With the Reality of His Political Agenda [Click] “By the way, according to Darren Samuelsohn at Politico, the end of the ACA would personally save our billionaire president ‘at least $6.7 million’ in Medicare taxes.” As one editor observed shortly after the election, we seem to be entering a golden age of investigative journalism.

    —Alan

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    1. Hey, that's about a quarter of the population! Like about two million turning out in NYC! The following link is from the same article; pretty good:


      The 'pussyhats' grab back: Massive Women's March on Washington overwhelms streets
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      Sign: Canadians for Respect, Diversity, Equality, Maple Syrup

      --alan

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  8. Trump Not Enjoying White House as He Feels He Deserves [Click] Awwww, POOR baby! click on the AP story link to get a bit more detail.

    Pete Buttigieg for DNC Chair? [Click]

    Massive networks of fake accounts found on Twitter [Click]

    Big news, if true [Click] Scroll down to the mention of Augmented Optics. If true, it would dramatically affect both the automobile and petroleum industries. I shall have to look into it further.

    Alan

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