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And finally, Trump loves kleptocrats (duh) and financial transaction taxes:

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  1. No, surprisingly Dick Cheney had no hand in this.

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BONUS – Shameless Navel Gazing: Long time reader JDoe noted that one of the big kids, Crooks and Liars, linked a early February item. To which we offer our blushing thanks. 5

And finally, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos prevented from entering a public school:

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  1. Class: Anyone remember Google’s original motto? …Anyone? Anyone?…it was Do No Evil.
  2. Seriously, Coach K? Man, it is well past time for you to retire, regardless of how your back heals.
  3. No – why would that effect Judge Thomas were it to come before SCOTUS? It’s not as if Thomas & Wife have overstepped ethical boundaries in the past…
  4. Duh.
  5. Although roses and chocolates would have been appreciated just as well.

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And finally, some esoteric kekism (or “he who controls the memes”):

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  1. Writing the long form –Our Manchurian President– is gonna kill us; from this point onward we intent to use OMP.
  2. What’s significant about this is the ruling was in a per curiam opinion. Per SCOTUS blog: “Traditionally, the per curiam opinion was used to signal that a case was uncontroversial, obvious, and did not require a substantial opinion.” Take heed, White House you’re coming across as rank amateurs.
  3. LOVE The Atlantic, but…duh!
  4. A colleague’s daughter –teaching English in Japan– taught us new one a couple of weeks ago: Hana panikku, which translates as “nose panic.” Yes, wasabi WAS involved.

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And finally, a little Vivaldi for your day:

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  1. And again another country creating a weird national reserve? WTF? Shouldn’t they be holding on to more prescious materials? Like, idunno, responsible GOP presidential candidates?
  2. Just not to Amerika yet, damn it.

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And finally, The Netherlands introduces itself to Our Manchurian President:

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  1. Yeck yeah!

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And finally, an EPA administrator out to gut the EPA (not to mention the rest of the world country:

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  1. The preceding 3 links all have that National Enquirertabloid feel to them, yet they are all serious problems.

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And finally, a little Hazy for an icy Saturday:

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  1. Does the Pope shit in the woods?
  2. And then what? Turn around a tip off the FBI, like they were a bunch of cheap Geek Squad employees? You could almost understand it if Apple employees weren’t already the insufferable people on earth.
  3. Well, doh!
  4. And don’t listen to Big Pharma whine about how many billions it costs them to devlop new drugs. That’s just a bald lie: The American Taxpayer subsidizes drug development.
  5. Not yet available at the local libraries.

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And finally Sen. Sanders speaks truth to power (though to no avail):

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  1. Oops! Looks like trying to push open caryy at airports 4 days after a mass shooting at an airport was a bad idea; ‘ol Greggy canceled the meeting.

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And finally, you can never have too much Tuba Skinny:

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  1. This sounds familiar; does it by chance lead to unglaublich traurig or unaufhörliche tränen? Then yes, we feel your bundespraesidentenstichwahlwiederholungsverschiebung.

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And finally, a hillbilly who didn’t vote for our Manchurian President-elect:

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  1. You HAVE seen Incorporated, n’est-ce pas?