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This Day in History
The FDA approves the first birth control pill; FCC chief Newton Minow condemns TV programming; Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett fly over the North Pole; Journalist Mike Wallace and singer Billy Joel born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like the plague the plague it promised to heal.
Sally Yates Dismantled Ted Cruz, and Michael Flynn Seems Like a Hooked Fish Charles Pierce, Esquire Poltics
Verizon Gets Out of the Upstream Surveillance Business emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The New Republican Health Plan and Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Echidne, at her blog
How do you tell a “good hombre” from a “bad hombre”? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
It’s Like Ron Fournier, From the Ostensible Left Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Who Mourns for a Dumbass?* driftglass, at his blog
IN VICTORY, TRUMP WAS A CONQUEROR TO THE NEW YORK TIMES, BUT MACRON JUST GOT LUCKY Steve M. No More Mister Nice Blog
DHS Boss Drums Up Fear Using The FBI’s Useless Terrorism Investigation Stats Tim Cushing, Techdirt