Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Recommended Reading: WED/1 February 2017

Mark Morford: Week One of Go to Hell, America (SF Gate) Steve “Breitbart” Bannon, Trump’s main squeeze and the king of all racist trolls, said the media should “keep its mouth shut” about what the narcissistic orange manbaby is doing … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto 33 Retelling — Tolomea (Ugolino and Ruggieri)

Chapter 33: Tolomea (Ugolino and Ruggieri) I know the story of these two sinners, Virgil thought. They are Ugolino and Ruggieri. Ugolino is Ugolino della Gherardesca, the Count of Donortico, and he is a Ghibelline. Ruggieri is Archbishop Ruggieri degli … Continue reading

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Froma Harrop: Golden Age for American Journalism

Source: Froma Harrop, “When Trump Goes Low, Media Can Go Away.” Creators Syndicate. 17 January 2017 https://www.creators.com/read/froma-harrop/01/17/when-trump-goes-low-media-can-go-away

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Angela Clayton: 2016

This post is long overdue. I’ve attempted writing it at least a dozen times, and I never get past the first paragraph. But I was determined to get it up before the end of the month, and I managed to … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and Scott Spicer: “Ban”

RECOMMENDED READING Louis Nelson: “Spicer takes issue with ‘ban’ label used by Trump.” Politico. 31 Jan 2017 http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-immigration-travel-ban-staff-aides-234444 Esme Cribb: “Spicer Insists There’s No ‘Travel Ban’ Though He And Trump Describe It As One.” TPM. 31 Jan 2017 http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/spicer-insists-order-not-a-ban-though-he-and-trump-describe-it-as-one Brad … Continue reading

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