Tue, 15 November 2016
Wow, doesn’t it feel like a lot longer than a week? It has been only a week. David Waldman confirms this, and you can trust him to stick to the facts.
Greg Dworkin also supports reality, and tries to find it in the new administration. What if Obamacare isn’t being repealed, although they say it is? What if marriage and reproductive rights are curtailed, even when they say they aren’t? What truth? What facts? What reality?
Did you know that Facebook publishes fake stuff? They can’t hide from that anymore. Google and Facebook are beginning to address the problem. Google is cutting off the money incentive, but Facebook is scared of a right wing backlash. People are rightfully frightened of a right wing backlash, or whatever you call the lashing they give...after they win an election. Who would guess frustrated boys with low self-esteem could become offensive and violent?
Armando brings us our word of the day: Emolument. Especially interesting is its use in Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution. Hey look, the Heritage Foundation used to be interested in it as well.