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This Day in History
St. Patrick dies; President George W. Bush gives Saddam Hussein 48 hour ultimatum; Franklin D. Roosevelt gets married; Baseball players including Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa testify to congress about steroid use.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
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Next Up in 4th Period: Climate Denial Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Dianne Feinstein Discovers Its Not “Just” Metadata emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Parsing Mulvaney on The Budget: Hard And Stupid Words Echidne, at her blog
Trump’s American Carnage agenda digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Yes, Virginia, we need a sanity clause Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Your Explanation Doesn’t Hold Water Hecate Demeter, at her blog
The Carlson/Trump Interview (Condensed) driftglass, at his blog
Is the Potential Russian Influence on the 2016 Election a DISTRACTION From the REAL ISSUES? Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
DONALD TRUMP’S PUNITIVE, BANNONESQUE “FOURTH TURNING” BUDGET Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Once Again, Senator Wyden Wants To Know How Many Americans Are Being Surveilled By The NSA Mike Masnick, Techdirt