January 29th to February 4th, 2017

Hallmark: Dad Joke SocksThe Victoria, Texas, Islamic Center has raised more than $850,000 to rebuild after it was burned down, but why not donate more?

Samantha Bee will be hosting her own White Houses’ Correspondent Dinner on April 29th, since the real one will probably be depressing as all hell.

Yet another resources round up for you:

Lili Loofbourow breaks down Kellyanne Conway’s rhetorical strategies and how they are starting to fail.

Of course Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch founded a Fascism Forever Club in collegeOf course.

Even Putin doesn’t call it radical Islamic terrorism, because even Putin understands there’s a difference between a religion and those who pervert it for their own benefit.

Barbara Sostaita points out how the Muslim ban is inherently anti-black.

Twitter user burnlittlelight points out how online discourse has been used to identify the people marginalized communities will abandon for years.

House Representative Stephanie Murphy has just introduced a bill designed to protect the National Security Council from partisan politics; i.e., get Bannon the hell out of there. Call your House representative on Monday and ask them to support it—or thank them if they have. (I love you, Rep. Nadler.)

And several House representatives have put together a Freedom of Religion Act, meant to forbid religious discrimination in the wake of the Muslim ban. You know what to do!

Interesting that certain paranoid Republicans scream their heads off about Sharia law when blue laws are an actual thing in the United States

Brianna Wu is running for Congress in Massachusetts!

Is this a battle for the soul of America?

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2 thoughts on “January 29th to February 4th, 2017”

  1. Boy that thing about sharia law could not be truer. People want Christianity to be the primary religion of the country and they kick and scream about the possibility that religious laws could be a thing. I HATE THIS GODDAMN COUNTRY SOMETIMES CLARE.

    A wonderful yet infuriating collection of links. Let’s pause the country for a week, yeah?

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