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This Day in History
Militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and seize its occupants; Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated; Soviet troops move in to crush the Hungarian Revolution in Eastern Europe; Baseball hall-of-famer Cy Young dies; Rapper and producer Sean “Diddy” Combs is born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
This Tax Bill Isn’t Just Bad Economics. It’s Got a Backdoor Anti-Abortion Measure, Too. Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
On Metadata and Manipulation: the First Guccifer 2.0 Documents emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Donald Trump: Swamp King digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Where’s the MacGuffin? Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Trump “very frustrated” that he can’t (yet) order the FBI and DOJ to go after his political enemies Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks Talks To America’s Kids About Sexytime driftgass, at his blog
JOE RICKETTS: DINESH D’SOUZA PATRON, JEREMIAH WRIGHT OBSESSIVE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Dianne Feinstein Wants Twitter To Just Hand Her A Bunch Of Private Communications Tim Cushing, Techdirt