Link round-up for 29 January 2017
Bring your own hole, but be careful.
Is that an S or an R?
Mark Mothersbaugh crafted the ultimate turd.
This is fashion? WTF?
If you're out on Tumblr but not to your family, beware of this person.
Trump gets pwned on Twitter.
It's remarkable how much thought went into the costumes in Alien.
Tengrain has a Trump clock.
Never forget this.
Here's why so many Mormons abandon their religion (found via Republic of Gilead).
It's quite possible for a lifelong calling to be based on a delusion.
Remember the first time.
A 2,000-year-old house decoration looks classier than a lot of what we have now.
How big was that "March for Life", really?
Gizmodo remembers Félicette the space cat.
Fifty years ago, basic errors in safety planning killed three astronauts.
Commodore Perry's 1853 opening of contact with Japan may hold lessons for contact with alien intelligence.
Accused rapists find a law book to defend their actions. Maybe they should just try to move the trial to Oklahoma (found via Mendip).
Alt-right? Meet the alt-resistance.
The robots are coming. Be prepared.
Wingnuts get wingnuttier than ever under Trump.
At the speed of light, it takes a million years.
The war on women shifts into high gear as Trump resurrects the global gag rule, Texas considers barring women who have had abortions from voting, wingnuts step up attacks on Planned Parenthood, and Russia decriminalizes domestic violence. But the Netherlands is pushing back against Trump.
The Church of England is riven by internal conflict, but is so moribund that it hardly matters.
This is Oxford, UK.
Trump fudges the significance of the Holocaust -- as do some of the commenters at the linked post. We have relics of what it really was. Here's how it ended.
Here's an example of Christian parenting.
Sign here to oppose a law that could force child rape victims to marry their attackers.
Boston blogger Donna has a report and photos from the Women's March there. More on that here. Crazy Eddie reports from Michigan; Murrmurrs and Politics Plus from here in Portland.
See more photos from the marches worldwide at CNN and It Helps to Dream. Here are some of the best signs -- I like this one (found via Mock Paper Scissors). Stinque looks at the marches' significance. And yes, she must have been there.
Hackwhackers notes that the fervor must translate into ongoing action, and our rightful President agrees. Gays (found via Republic of Gilead) and scientists are planning their own marches.
Some wingnuts had vulgar comments on the marches.
Here's a quick round-up of Trump's actions. Republic of Gilead has a new recurring feature, Orange Horrors, to help us keep up. Mendip lists some reliable sources, and some more, for the Trump era. And here's a collection of resources and groups for the resistance (found via Mock Paper Scissors).
"The man in the gilded tower is not grateful."
Fight back like hell on the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines -- it's worth it.
Trump prizes loyalty, but only in one direction. And he doesn't inspire it in those around him (found via Mock Paper Scissors). He won't even be able to fake being President, though he fakes everything he can. And he's just as petty and short-tempered as he seems. But mockery remains a perfect weapon against the pompous. And there's one Republican he can't intimidate.
Explore the wit and wisdom of Mike Pence (found via Mendip).
Kurt Eichenwald explains the real significance of Trump's event at the CIA Memorial Wall.
California prepares to play hardball with Trump over sanctuary cities (found via Republic of Gilead).
The Muslim entry ban has precedent.
Robert Reich anticipates the fall of Trump (found via Green Eagle).
[9 days down, 1,452 days to go until the inauguration of a real President!]