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Donald Trump with Liar, Protests, Red Square, and A Headline Reading A Third Contractor Alleges Donald Trump Didn't Pay for Work on Hotel in the Background

Take This Trump Picture and Shove It

In a few minutes, I’ll be headed to the Metro to get into Washington, DC and peaceably assemble to petition Donald Trump for redress of grievances.  But before I raise my fist in protest as Trump marches by, I’d like to give you a little

974 is a magic number. Yes it is.

974 is a Magic Number

974 is a magic number. No, really. Check it out. XKCD Comic #974 has to do with salt delivery systems, and as a Wiccan essayist points out,  salt is a frequent ingredient in magical ritual. There is no area code 974. But you can dial

Facebook eliminates brown faces from its Martin Luther King Jr. Day image and reduces Dr. King's Legacy to being nice.

The Comfortization of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Here is Facebook’s splash image “celebrating” Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It is bullshit. See the pretty image of purple, blue, yellow and pink people (notice: none are brown or even caramel) on an off-white National Mall. Read the context-free “do right” quote. As if

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!