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Open Thread and Link Farm, Pie In A Mirror Edition

The case for having the federal government guarantee a job for every9oe who wants one – Democracy Journal I’m worried about unintentional effects if this were to happen, but I’m also intrigued by the idea. One of the “Death Panels” … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, No I Said She Was A PEPSI Head Edition

Long-running baboon war at Toronto Zoo comes to an end – Macleans.ca California Farmers Backed Trump, but Now Fear Losing Field Workers – The New York Times Reminds me of the people who depend on Obamacare and voted for Trump. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Dancing In The Wind Edition

Ponies | Popehat The Ponies category at Popehat is awesome. You will learn more about the pony threat then you ever imagined. (Thanks Mandolin!) Why Trump wants to get rid of the “Johnson Amendment” If Churches can become tax-free political … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, My What Big Protests You Have Grandma Edition

Women’s marches: More than one million protesters vow to resist President Trump – The Washington Post Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence From The Tea Party Movement. “Policy making was also affected, as incumbents responded to large protests in their district … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Goodbye to 2016 We Won’t Miss Ya Edition

Happy 2017, everyone! May it be better than 2016. Leia Organa: A Critical Obituary How Racists Are Made Into Unicorns – Medium I don’t agree with all of this – I think a more generous reading of Drum’s argument would … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Broken Mirror Edition

Former congressional staffers have written a practical how-to guide, based on Tea Party tactics, for getting your members of Congress to resist Trump. That viral graph about millennials’ declining support for democracy? It’s very misleading. – The Washington Post Radiant. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Not About Trump Edition

The battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline, explained – Vox Donate to the Standing Rock Medic + Healer Council It’s time to kill the $100 bill – The Washington Post and, by the same author (Larry Summers), India just made … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Trump Edition

I’ve divided this link farm into two categories: “Trump” and “Not Trump.” The idea is, those of us who need a break from reading about Trump and the election can scroll down to the “Not Trump” section. UPDATE: In response … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, People Actually Make Pringle Rings Edition

Alabama secretary of state says more voting would cheapen the work of civil rights heroes. Why aren’t Republicans ashamed and angry when their high officials say these things? Republican city clerk opposes early voting because she doesn’t want students to … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Penguins on Blue Ice Edition

How the first liberal Supreme Court in a generation could reshape America – Vox The possibility of effectively reducing gerrymandering is especially on my mind at the moment. The GOP created the “rigged vote” myth. Trump really isn’t doing anything … Continue reading

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