Daily Archives: March 3, 2017

“Remember, when the emperor looks naked, the emperor is naked. The truth and the lie are not sort of the same thing.” — Daria

  Daria’s Graduation Speech (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdG9pBtP9D4 RECOMMENDED READING Paul Krugman: Goodbye Spin, Hello Raw Dishonesty (NY Times Column) The first casualty of Trump is truth. Megan Koester: “Daria: the 90s cartoon that nailed American feminist teenhood” (Guardian) Kids used to … Continue reading

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 29 Retelling — Forest of Eden — Pageant of Revelation

Chapter 29: Forest of Eden — Pageant of Revelation (Purgatory) The lady then sang, “Blessed are they whose sins are forgiven.” Dante thought, The sins of anyone who is allowed to drink from the stream named Lethe are forgiven. The … Continue reading

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Sessions, a former U.S. attorney and Alabama attorney general, in contrast went so far as to opine that what Trump bragged about on the tape – grabbing a woman by the genitals – would not be sexual assault. “I don’t characterize that as sexual assault. I think that’s a stretch,” Sessions said in October.

Source: S.V. Date, Sam Stein: Trump’s Already Small Circle Of Trusted Advisers Suffers Another Big Blow (Huffington Post) Attorney General Jeff Sessions can no longer protect the president from investigations involving Russia. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-white-house-sessions-russia_us_58b8a681e4b05cf0f3ff38b1?pr6ldswrvfgca0pb9&

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