Weekend link dump for March 26

Air pollution denial is the new climate change denial.

This is why I always use the Oxford comma.

That’s Sir Ray Davies to you, bub.

“Did you agree that FitBit owns your information? You probably didn’t think about that when you bought the device.”

Sesame Street‘s newest Muppet has autism.

“YouTube says it is looking into why some gay-themed content is being blocked to those browsing YouTube under its ‘restricted’ setting.”

An easy way to compare Obamacare and Trumpcare.

“Sanctuary is too old for that. This is a practice that goes back thousands of years in various forms, and one essential thing about all that long history is this: Sanctuary has always been completely legal.”

“What should be absolutely clear, however, is that the intelligence community was highly suspicious of Michael Flynn’s loyalty and his judgment long before he was announced as the incoming National Security Adviser. When Trump appointed him, that must have been met with the highest level of alarm.”

“While there is no modern precedent for an adult child of the president, I will voluntarily follow all of the ethics rules placed on government employees.” Yeah, sure.

The story of the giant inflatable Trump chicken. If you need more than that to want to click the link, we probably can’t be friends.

“The big question now is not what Trump and the White House are saying about the Russia story. They will evidently say anything. The questions are what really happened and who can uncover the truth.”

We were attacked by Russia — about this there is no doubt — and we’re too paralyzed by politics to respond.”

“You almost get the feeling that Fox executives want to take Trump aside and remind him it’s all an act, that most of the harebrained schemes promoted on Fox News are just grist for the outrage mill. They’re not really supposed to be taken seriously, and good grief, they’re not supposed to be acted upon by our nation’s commander-in-chief.”

The PantherBots are the best. Go PantherBots!

“If zebras can make Bolivian traffic jams better, what else could they help with?” Turns out, the answer is just about anything.

RIP, Jerry Krause, general manager of the Michael Jordan-era Chicago Bulls.

Three things Paul Manafort said about his connections to Russia that are very awkward right now.

Related: Why did Donald Trump hire a guy who was apparently ripping off a Russian mobster in the first place?

The only Obamacare replacement that will work is Obamacare. Good luck with that, Republicans.

RIP, Chuck Barris, creator of The Gong Show.

“The Trump budget outline released last week could spell disaster for transit.”

“Gun violence is often identified as a political issue, or a matter of law enforcement. But a new study published Tuesday shows gunshot injuries have a very real health impact, costing Americans more than $6 billion in health care costs over the last decade.”

RIP, Dallas Green, former MLB player and manager, who won the World Series in 1980 with the Phillies.

“CC, the world’s first cloned cat, recently turned 15 and is living the sweet life in College Station with the scientist who created her.”

It’s all about the tax cuts for the wealthy. It’s always all about the tax cuts for the wealthy.

The state of Nevada has ratified the Equal Rights Amendment. Better late than never, but not late would have been a lot better.

Why do Republicans hate Internet privacy protections?

Blue state Attorneys General are now the front line of Trump resistance. How do you like that, Greg Abbott and Ken Paxton?

“[Paul Ryan has] always been more con artist than wonk. After the health-care fiasco, the whole world knows it.”

“But on Saturday, Trump headed to a golf course for the 12th time during the nine weeks he’s been president.”

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One Response to Weekend link dump for March 26

  1. mollusk says:

    A useful TPS report lurks inside…

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