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* The Austrian party founded by literal NAZIs looks to be winning their election. "Austria set to elect youngest EU leader in move to the right:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/15/austria-set-to-elect-youngest-eu-leader-in-move-to-the-right

* "Venezuela elections: opposition calls for protests after Socialist party claims win:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/16/venezuela-elections-opposition-calls-for-protests-after-socialist-party-claims-win

* "Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?':" http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/double-standards-aren-somalia-171016105300793.html

* "At least 30 killed as Ophelia winds fan wildfires in Portugal and Spain:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/16/portugal-spain-wildfires-forest-fires-ophelia-villages-evacuated

* 45, who hates our soldiers and veterans so much that he mocked John McCain for being a PoW, singled out a gold star family for persistent cruelty and harassment last year, and is trying to inciting nuclear war with North Korea knowing full well how deadly that will be for South Koreans and our troops there for funzies, and who has verbally shat on veterans at every turn, yet still claims to be the arbiter of all things patriotic and especially what isn't and isn't respectful during the national anthem, just slandered President Obama today, lying that even though he personally signed condolences, called families of dead soldiers, and met with as many as he could, somehow he never called any. We know that whenever 45 accuses someone of something, it means he did it. He also said today that he totally did this stuff and it will be "going out tonight." So basically he is the lazy one and is lying that President Obama is as lazy as he himself, which is obviously bullshit. Again. Sigh. It's not the first Amendment that is, as 45 insists "disgusting;" it is 45.

* "𝐏𝐮𝐥𝐥 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐅𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐥 - 𝐒𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝:" http://brigdh.tumblr.com/post/166480387737/rachel-manija-brown

* "Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, faces up to life in prison:" http://edition.cnn.com/2017/10/16/politics/bowe-bergdahl-guilty-plea/index.html

For the record I am simultaneously in the always bring home PoWs if possible camp AND the he absolutely deserves prison for desertion camp, an opinion shared my the last of my ex-marine friends in my social circle.

(I have over the years had friends in all four branches plus the coast guard. I had a lover who was army who died. Most of these friends are dead or drifted now, but I have some left. My Uncle who just died was in the military helping people just returned from Vietnam. My grandfather was WWII naval intelligence. I had relatives in all our country’s wars from Vietnam back to the revolution. I mention this as my politics may lead to some assumptions about my background).

* I got a really fascinating Rasmussen poll tonight. They asked the usual demographic stuff and the obligatory right direction/wrong direction/economic/how is the President doing stuff, that some poll asks at lest every quarter, but this one included workplace sexual harassment, Bowe Bergdahl, and a number of other things. I will be fascinated to see the results when they are published.

* "Firefighters make progress as Californians return to charred homes:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/16/us/california-fires-updates/index.html

* "Carrie Fisher's response after finding out a friend was sexually assaulted is perfect:" http://mashable.com/2017/10/16/carrie-fisher-heather-ross-cow-tongue/#6Zt7FESZimqf

* Rachel Maddow had a slip of the tongue today that described North Korea as "good at cyber." <.< >.>

* I rather love it that Carrie Fisher's RL friends respond to people spouting sexist nonsense about Star Wars with photos of her giving the finger. It keeps her memory alive in exactly the right way.

* It would be super helpful if people writing about George R. R. Martin's writing would not chose titles that make it look like he'd just died. It gave me a terrible jolt when I logged on today. Just saying. Jesus fuck, people, pay attention to what you are writing.

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* Call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask to be connected to the representative of your choice.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

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* "Iran, Tillerson and the future of the nuclear deal:"

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* "War in Iran today: Trump taking us to the brink?:"

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* Re: Taking the Knee. The Republican argument is that anyone protesting against the murder of innocent unarmed people by imitating the green Beret gesture for their fallen is by definition disrespecting the flag and the country. The only way that argument makes sense is if one believes that the right of government officials to randomly murder unarmed people including children with impunity and no risk of repercussion is a fundamental one and very specifically the thing our flag stands for.

* "Hertha Berlin Takes A Knee In Germany:" http://transgriot.blogspot.com/2017/10/hertha-berlin-takes-knee-in-germany.html

* "Evan Rachel Wood Explains Why She Has Not Named Her Abusers:" https://www.thecut.com/2017/10/evan-rachel-wood-explains-why-she-has-not-named-her-abusers.html

* I believe and support Rose McGowen.

* "Harvey Weinstein: Angelina Jolie and more make new allegations:"

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* "'Seen—Not Seen:' Glass Closets Rarely Just Open:" https://www.out.com/lifestyle/2017/10/02/seen-not-seen-glass-closets-rarely-just-open

* "Fred Hirsch's Life In & Out of Jazz:" https://www.out.com/music/2017/10/02/fred-hirschs-life-out-jazz

* "California wildfires have killed 40 people; dozens still missing as firefighters make progress:" http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-wildfires-california-20171015-story.html

* "The Connection between an Unusual Pottery vessel and the Development of the Elites:" http://www.haifa.ac.il/index.php/en/home-page3/2568

* This is fascinating! "Castle of the Sealand kings: Discovering ancient Iraq’s rebel rulers:" https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/01/castle-sealand-kings-ancient-iraqs-rebel-rulers

* "Sunday Sweets: Gothic Elegance:" http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2017/10/15/sunday-sweets-gothic-elegance.html

* Take them at their word. "things you can’t unsee:" http://taibhsearachd.tumblr.com/post/166416546953/things-you-cant-unsee

* ToS Rewatch, Season 2:

- I, Mudd. I don't know how I'm supposed to feel about McCoy saying those shitty things to Spock in the opener. Is it meant to be funny? I ask because it seems cruel for no reason. So creepy sexist conman, Harry Mudd, send androids to steal the ship and kidnap command crew. I know this is technological and not Godlike aliens, but it feels rather samey as the episode right after catspaw. Seriously the sexism hurts my teeth and is really hard to sit through even though it's from the villain. I get that it's meant to be funny at the expense of Mudd, but it's all just horrifying. And of course Uhura is tempted by the "eternal youth, eternal beauty." The sexist stereotypes aren't limited to the Andriods. At least she rejects it ultimately. And of course their leader is male. Sigh. Can these androids consent given they have to obey Mudd? I'm guessing yes as they eventually give the humans a big no, but Chekhov didn't know that. I am so grateful for Spock's deadpan here. I am amused by Kirk's first attempt being to logic fry them as that always worked before, but them being too smart for it. Alas, more extreme nonsense works. :( It's not that I want the robots to win, but they always solve computer problems with some variation of this. It WAS excellent nonsense at least instead of the usual perfunctory Kirk nonsense.

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

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* "Values Voter Summit: Trump first sitting president to address:"

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* "Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands: Part of U.S.:"

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* "Firm Behind 'Fearless Girl' Statue Underpaid Female, Black Execs, U.S. Says:" http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/10/06/556058808/firm-behind-fearless-girl-statue-underpaid-female-black-execs-u-s-says?utm_source=tumblr.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=202706

* So when I was training to be a teacher, they told us never, ever take a student anywhere in your personal car, no matter what the emergency. If you are alone in a room with a student, leave the door open if there are no hallway windows to let random passersby peer in. (With some students with severe disabilities needing to be taken to the bathroom this isn't always possible, but more than one life skills department I know of used to do pottying in pairs or groups whenever they could. In our profession, even the appearance that something is slightly off is enough to ruin a career so the sensible thing is to make sure there is never any occasion that is even slightly ambiguous regardless of the gender or age of the student. It was geometrically more important for male teachers especially in elementary, given the assumptions people tend to make, but we were all trained that way regardless of our genders and the ages we were teaching. Transparency was safer for them and safer for us. There is reason this is standard in my state. We could still have private conversation about things they might not want generally known like bullying, eating disorders, cheating, drugs, etc. but any one wandering past could see us having a conversation. The newest schools have hallway windows, which I adore as you can watch your kids when they are spread out for projects and admins can check to see if everything is okay without coming in and disrupting things. It seems to me that this would be a much better practice in a variety of industries. Particularly Hollywood. Just saying.

* In case it's not incredibly clear from the way I post: I believe the women. that goes for Oliver Stone as well as Harvey Weinstein.

* "Harvey Weinstein: New allegations emerge:"

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* "Charlottesville attack: Rally leaders now face lawsuit:"

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* "Charlottesville sues “Unite the Right” rally organizers:" https://www.avclub.com/charlottesville-sues-unite-the-right-rally-organizers-1819449377

* "When 20,000 American Nazis Descended Upon New York City:" https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/542499/marshall-curry-nazi-rally-madison-square-garden-1939/

* "Fossil footprints challenge established theories of human evolution:" https://phys.org/news/2017-08-fossil-footprints-theories-human-evolution.html

* "How Neanderthals made the very first glue:" https://phys.org/news/2017-08-neanderthals.html

* "Ancient cemetery dating back 18th dynasty unearthed in Luxor:" http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/21778/Ancient-cemetery-dating-back-18th-dynasty-unearthed-in-Luxor

* "Ancient Egyptian records indicate Philistines weren't Aegean pirates after all:" https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.802928

* "The real Ark of the Covenant may have housed pagan gods:" https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.809233

* "Confederacy: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver:"

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* "Weekend Update on Mike Ditka :"

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* "Weekend Update on Harvey Weinstein:"

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* "Kumail Nanjiani - SNL:"

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* "Kellywise - SNL:"

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* "Donal Trump Trucker Rally Cold Open - SNL:"

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* "Customer Service - SNL:"

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* Bwahaha! "Tearful Anthropologists Discover Dead Ancestor Of Humans 100,000 Years Too Late:" http://www.theonion.com/article/tearful-anthropologists-discover-dead-ancestor-hum-51286

* "Van Helsing, Season 2, Episode 2: In Redemption:" http://www.fangsforthefantasy.com/2017/10/van-helsing-season-2-episode-2-in.html

* On Davos Seaworth: http://poorquentyn.tumblr.com/post/166396948233/care-to-give-your-thoughts-on-teh-last-davos

* This speaks for me. "If a teenager is at your door and they are wearing a costume:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166411903977/lastoneout-archdemonblood-dewyntersisters

* Re: Romeo + Juliet: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166411544992/thebibliosphere-heterofredburkle

* Next Saturday, 11pm
October 17, 2017, 10am
October 18 2017, 10:30am
October 19 2017, 10am
October 30 2017, 2am
October 31 2017, 3am
October 31 2017, 6pm
October 31 2017, 8pm
November 2 2017, 5pm
Next Saturday, 10:30am
Next Monday, 8:30pm
Next Tuesday, 12:30pm

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

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* "George Weah and Boakai ahead in Liberia election partial results:" https://guardian.ng/news/george-weah-and-boakai-ahead-in-liberia-election-partial-results/

* "Trump won't pull out of 'worst' Iran nuclear deal _ for now:" https://apnews.com/a660d3fd7e93484f82095122de8d4ff8/Trump-speech-to-vilify-Iran-over-nuke-deal,-non-nuke-issues

* This is fucking terrifying. "Trump deluded on missile defense accuracy:"

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* "Lacking policy vision, Trump attacks Obama accomplishments:"

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* "Trump will scrap critical Obamacare subsidies:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/12/trump-obamacare-subsidy-243736

* "Insurers push back against Trump's cuts to ObamaCare subsidies:" http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/health-insurance/355312-insurers-push-back-against-trumps-cuts-to-key-subsidies

* "New York, California threaten to sue over health-care subsidies:" http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/355262-ags-threaten-to-sue-over-health-care-subsidies

* "Trump: My presidency is 'substantially ahead of schedule':" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/13/trump-value-voters-summit-2017-243751

* 45 insists that spending 200 Billion dollars to make health coverage more expensive and to deprive working people of health coverage is a cornerstone of Republican policy an will somehow "Make America Great Again" as will dramatic tax cuts for the extremely rich. 1 million working people will lose their health insurance during the next year because 45 insists that taking away the subsidies that help working people pay their premiums and deductibles is really intended to help the people he's clearly trying to kill.

* "Twitter deleted data potentially crucial to Russia probes:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/13/twitter-russia-data-deleted-investigation-243730

* "This is How the Pentagon Spun Hurricane Maria:" https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-13/how-the-pentagon-spun-hurricane-maria

* "Trump taps climate skeptic to lead White House environment office:" http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/355281-trump-taps-climate-skeptic-to-lead-white-house-environment-office

* "Background check chief has 'never seen' mistakes like Kushner forms:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/12/politics/jared-kushner-background-check-form/

* "Another Trump campaign tie to Russia exposed:"

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* "We Don't Do That Here:" http://thagomizer.com/blog/2017/09/29/we-don-t-do-that-here.html

* "California fires: Almost 6,000 buildings destroyed:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/13/us/california-fires-updates/index.html

* Is it just me or is a lot of the BBC coverage of California burning weirdly obsessed with the wineries?

* "Real Paleo Diet: early hominids ate just about everything:" http://www.wtsp.com/news/nation-now/real-paleo-diet-early-hominids-ate-just-about-everything/458522081

* "An exciting archaeological breakthrough is helping researchers understand our ancient relatives:" http://www.gibraltarolivepress.com/2017/07/22/exciting-archaeological-breakthrough-helping-researchers-understand-ancient-relatives/

* "Prehistoric humans are likely to have formed mating networks to avoid inbreeding:" https://phys.org/news/2017-10-prehistoric-humans-networks-inbreeding.html

* "Archaeologists finding out what life in Colombia was like 2400 years ago:" https://colombiareports.com/archaeologists-probing-life-colombia-2400-years-ago/

* I've seen the "King Tut's wife" coverage, but it looks entirely speculative. I'm going to wait for proof.

* "The town that gave Russia its name:" http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20171002-the-town-that-gave-russia-its-name

* "Archaeologists Uncover Rare Artifacts Pointing to Role of Women in Peru's Largest pre-Columbian City:" https://perureports.com/2017/10/03/archaeologists-peru-women/

* So I've been trying to rest up the last few days. Tavy and I have been spending a lot of time with him napping on me while I read. I've been doing small things around the house. There will definitely be dinner and cake for my birthday and i need to do proper cleaning in advance of that this weekend, but it was nice having three relatively peaceful days to alternate decadence in the Court of James I and various Bujold things before coming out to cope with the firehouse of horror emanating from the White House.

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

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* "Trump fails to implement Russia sanctions he signed into law:"

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* "Maxine Waters: 'We should be moving on impeachment':"

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* "Trump expands government leadership with interesting choices:"

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* "DoJ argues Trump doesn't have to preserve presidential records:"

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* "What it's really like on the ground in Puerto Rico:"

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* "Mold, waterborne illness pose new threat in Puerto Rico crisis:"

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* Corruption top to bottom. "Doctor quits Puerto Rico medical relief team over 'spa day':"

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* "The Jones Act Waiver For Puerto Rico Just Expired And Won’t Be Renewed:" https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-jones-act_us_59dba977e4b0b34afa5b36e6?ncid=engmodushpmg00000012

* "Significant economic power is just as dangerous and destructive as significant political power.:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166356511037/spooky-spaghetties-leviathan-supersystem

* This contains source links, but I wanted the whole story and how to protest bits. Follow up on that attempted murder in Charlottesville and systemic racism in the Charlottesville police department: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166354667112/onemuseleft-stand-up-for-the-left

* "LZ Granderson's TEDx 'Gay Agenda' Talk:" http://transgriot.blogspot.com/2017/10/lz-grandersons-tedx-gay-agenda-talk.html

* "Prehistoric settlement dating back 12, 000 years found in Vavuniya:" http://www.sundaytimes.lk/article/1032321/prehistoric-settlement-dating-back-12-000-years-found-in-vavuniya

* "Key to why Harappans moved east lies in excavations:" http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-key-to-why-harappans-moved-east-lies-in-excavations-2550564

* "A Rare Collection of Bronze Age Chinese Bells Tells a Story of Ancient Innovation:" https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/bronze-age-chinese-bells-tells-story-ancient-innovation-180964459/

* "1,000-year-old China Song dynasty bowl sells for record $37.7m:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/03/1000-year-old-china-song-dynasty-bowl-sells-for-record-377m

* Kevan Lannister and the Walk of Shame: http://poorquentyn.tumblr.com/post/166330380588/hey-big-fan-of-your-blog-following-on-from-your

* "Faramir Opens the Window on the West:" https://www.thefandomentals.com/faramir-opens-window-west-tolkien/

* "Fear the Walking Dead, Season Three, Episode Fourteen: El Matadero:" http://www.fangsforthefantasy.com/2017/10/fear-walking-dead-season-three-episode_12.html

* I don't agree with everything in here, but I agree with most of it, and is generally worth mulling. "The Hunger Games is Not a Feminist Masterpiece:" https://www.thefandomentals.com/hunger-games-not-feminist-masterpiece/

*****
* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "UN report details brutal Myanmar effort to drive out half a million Rohingya:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/11/rohingya-refugees-myanmar-aung-san-suu-kyi-un-report

* "Spanish PM asks Catalonia: have you declared independence or not?:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/11/spanish-government-to-hold-crisis-talks-on-catalan-independence

* "Citing anti-Israel bias, U.S. to withdraw from UNESCO:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/12/united-states-withdraws-unesco-243708

* "Trump Iran deal plan risks opening nuclear 'Pandora's box':" http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/12/politics/trump-iran-deal-certification-nuclear-weapon/index.html

* "White House briefs Congress on Iran decertification pan:" https://www.nbcnews.com/news/mideast/white-house-briefs-congress-iran-decertification-decision-n809911

* "Maddow: Bad leadership turned Puerto Rico crisis into catastrophe:"

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* "Trump sparks new backlash after threatening Puerto Rico aid:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/12/trump-puerto-rico-response-long-term-243705

* The Trump Justice Department has declared that the Presidential Records Act does not apply to the Trump administration or any of the executive branch employees and that the Judicial branch has no authority or right to review or enforce the law.

* Spoiler: it's another way to drive up the cost of health care for the sick in the hopes of bankrupting Obamacare, by destabilizing markets. "In Start to Unwinding the Health Law, Trump to Ease Insurance Rules:" https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-start-to-unwinding-the-health-law-trump-to-ease-insurance-rules-1507771015?mod=e2tw

* "Trump’s executive order to undermine Obamacare, explained:" https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/12/16458184/trump-obamacare-executive-order-association-health-plans-short-term-insurance

* The goal is to harm refugee children on the grounds that Republicans believe that victims of crime and violence are by definition criminals and to make the Naturalization process so slow and unpleasant it will cut legal immigration by 25%. "DHS explores ways to transform immigration system without Congress:" https://www.cnn.com/2017/10/11/politics/trump-administration-dhs-immigration-policies/index.html

* "Kelly makes surprise appearance at briefing: ‘I’m not quitting today’:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/12/john-kelly-surprise-press-briefing-243717

* "EPA makes 'climate' vanish from four-year plan:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/11/politics/epa-climate-report/index.html

* "Secretary Zinke having awesome time with taxpayer money:"

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* "Roy Moore made $1M from his tax-exempt public charity:"

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* "Puerto Rico gets more debt as it struggles to survive:"

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* "How to rebuild Puerto Rico: Rubio asks Trump to call in experts:" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-puertorico-rubio/how-to-rebuild-puerto-rico-rubio-asks-trump-to-call-in-experts-idUSKBN1CH2L1

* TW: Sexual Harassment, Verbal and Physical abuse. This has to be terrifying to anyone with even a tiny dollop of empathy and imagination. "Disturbing allegations of sexual harassment in Antarctica leveled at noted scientist:" http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/10/disturbing-allegations-sexual-harassment-antarctica-leveled-noted-scientist

* "The rumor is, she slept with him to get the part. The reality is uglier.:" https://thinkprogress.org/harvey-weinstein-casting-couch-a96d552a6d97/

"It should be obvious, but apparently it bears repeating: It is the rare woman, or girl, who wants to trade sex for professional success. It is the exceedingly common man who abuses women simply because he can."

* "Weinstein exposed by system built to keep his accusers quiet:"

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* "National Coming Out Day 2017:" http://transgriot.blogspot.com/2017/10/national-coming-out-day-2017.html

* Why Swans hate Kayaks: http://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/166254999970/why-are-kayaks-incredibly-rude-to-swans-im#notes

* "Ornamented artifact may indicate long-distance exchange between Mesolithic communities:" https://phys.org/news/2017-10-ornamented-artifact-long-distance-exchange-mesolithic.html

* It's not really linked to Ötzi, but of the same type. It IS a second data point suggesting a previously scoffed at Northern/Southern Alps trade route. "Ax Linked to Ötzi the Iceman Found North of the Alps:" https://www.livescience.com/60614-ax-linked-to-otzi-iceman-found.html

* "Found Trump's IQ Test Results:"

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* Bloodraven and the Blackfyer Rebellion: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166350143382/why-is-bloodraven-bad-i-love-him-and-i-dont

* On Theon's taking of Winterfell: http://turtle-paced.tumblr.com/post/166287622727/even-if-ramsay-hadnt-taken-winterfell-from-theon

* On the Red Wedding: http://turtle-paced.tumblr.com/post/166304999092/what-do-you-think-would-have-happened-if-robb

* "Fear the Walking Dead, Season Three, Episode Thirteen: This Land Is Your Land:" http://www.fangsforthefantasy.com/2017/10/fear-walking-dead-season-three-episode_11.html

* This is turning out to be fascinating. "Pierce's Feminist Questions In the Hand of the Goddess:" https://www.thefandomentals.com/pierces-feminist-hand-goddess/

* "Z Nation, Season 4, Episode 1: Warren's Dreams:" http://www.fangsforthefantasy.com/2017/10/z-nation-season-4-episode-1-warrens.html

*****
* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
gwydion: (Default)
* "Barbuda has to completely rebuild after Hurricane Irma:" https://news.vice.com/story/barbuda-has-to-completely-rebuild-after-hurricane-irma

* "Rajasthan farmers sit neck-deep to protest land deal:" http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/rajasthan-farmers-bury-protest-land-deal-171005112913045.html

* "Russia Probe Now Investigating Cambridge Analytica, Trump’s ‘Psychographic’ Data Gurus:" https://www.thedailybeast.com/russia-probe-now-investigating-cambridge-analytica-trumps-psychographic-data-gurus

* "North Korea May Have Hacked Seoul War Plans, Lawmaker Says:" https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-10/media-s-korean-lawmaker-says-north-korea-hacked-war-plans

* "Experts: North Korea targeted U.S. electric power companies:" https://www.nbcnews.com/news/north-korea/experts-north-korea-targeted-u-s-electric-power-companies-n808996

* "Trump wanted dramatic increase in nuclear arsenal in military meeting:" https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-wanted-dramatic-increase-nuclear-arsenal-meeting-military-leaders-n809701

* "Trump vows tax plan to boost economy; poll cites views on wealthy:" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax-poll/trump-vows-tax-plan-to-boost-economy-poll-cites-views-on-wealthy-idUSKBN1CG17R

* So the executive branch is violating the first amendment by demanding the revocation of NBC's license for the crime of accurately reporting the news. "Trump suggests challenging NBC's broadcast license:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/11/trump-nbc-broadcast-license-243667

* "Trump unleashes himself from would-be handlers, lashing out mornings, nights and weekends:" http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-kelly-20171010-story.html

* "Poll: Majority backs stricter gun control laws after Vegas shooting:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/11/gun-control-vegas-polls-243647

* This speaks for me on National Coming Out Day: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166305340158/roanart-happy-national-coming-out-day-i-love

* "The Powerful Reason Why This Artist Has Been Saving His Urine For The Last 200 Days:" https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cassils-monumental-pissed-urine_us_59bbeacee4b0edff971b88f4

* "At least 23 dead in horrific California wildfires, hundreds missing:" http://abcnews.go.com/US/thousands-flee-wildfires-ravage-california-23-killed/story?id=50383162

* "Some dirt won’t hurt:" https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/some-dirt-won%E2%80%99t-hurt

* "Europe’s Stone Age fishers used beeswax to make a point:" https://www.sciencenews.org/article/europes-stone-age-fishers-used-beeswax-make-point

* "Mysterious Stone Tools Unearthed at Bronze-Age Site in Wales:" https://www.livescience.com/60606-stone-tools-unearthed-at-bronze-age-site.html

* "In Bulgaria archaeologists have discovered a valuable find:" http://micetimes.asia/in-bulgaria-archaeologists-have-discovered-a-valuable-find/

*****
* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
gwydion: (Default)
* "Nobel Peace Prize given for nuclear weapons opposition:"

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* "GOP Senator: Trump is a danger to the country:"

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* "Trump presidency at 'lunge for nuclear football' stage:"

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* "White House backs NFL rule change requiring players to stand for anthem:" http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/354747-white-house-backs-nfl-rule-change-requiring-players-to-stand-for

* "Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson:" http://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/in-the-know/354718-mensa-offers-to-host-iq-test-for-trump-and-tillerson

* "EPA chief: I’d ‘do away with’ wind, solar tax credits:" http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/354594-epa-chief-id-do-away-with-wind-solar-tax-credits

* "Carter Page says he won’t testify before Senate Intelligence panel in Russia probe:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/10/carter-page-russia-probe-243648

* Someone needs to explain to Mr. Nunes what "recused" means. "Nunes lunges back into Russia investigation with subpoenas:"

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* "Nunes goes rogue with Trump Russia subpoenas:"

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* "Inside the Federal Bureau Of Way Too Many Guns:" https://www.gq.com/story/inside-federal-bureau-of-way-too-many-guns

* "Violence in Blue:" https://granta.com/violence-in-blue/

* "FEMA: Not our job to distribute food and water in Puerto Rico:"

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* "More manslaughter charges over Flint water Legionnaires deaths:"

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* "Why won't Steve Bannon go after Ted Cruz?:"

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* "Why do some men, like Trump, get away with predatory behavior?:"

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* "Terry Crews Shares His Own Story of Sexual Assault by a Hollywood Executive:" http://www.vulture.com/2017/10/after-harvey-weinstein-terry-crews-shares-his-own-story.html?utm_campaign=vulture&utm_source=fb&utm_medium=s1

* TW: Rape. "Sexual allegations against Weinstein expose open Hollywood secret:"

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* TW: Contains audio of a woman being sexually harassed. "Hollywood women accusing Harvey Weinstein in growing numbers:"

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* Scratch Blue Get Red. "We Snuck into Seattle's Super Secret White Nationalist Convention:" http://www.thestranger.com/news/2017/10/04/25451102/we-snuck-into-seattles-super-secret-white-nationalist-convention

* "Why The Dove Commercial Was Racist:" http://transgriot.blogspot.com/2017/10/why-dove-commercial-was-racist.html

* I am linking the tumblr version instead of directly to the article for the commentary. "Mike Ditka rips NFL protests: 'There has been no oppression in the last 100 years':" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166284481412/mike-ditka-rips-nfl-protests-there-has-been-no

* "JT Brown Brings Racial Inequality Anthem Protests To NHL:" http://transgriot.blogspot.com/2017/10/jt-brown-brings-racial-inequality.html

* "Bones reveal social differences between the people buried in dolmens and those in caves:" https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/uotb-brs100317.php

* "Archaeologists Test Feces From Roman Latrine, Find Roundworm And Dysentery:" https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2017/10/03/archaeologists-test-feces-from-roman-latrine-find-roundworm-and-dysentery/#4e11862e35e6

* "Were Pagan Temples All Smashed Or Just Converted Into Christian Ones?:" https://www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2017/10/07/were-pagan-temples-all-smashed-or-just-converted-into-christian-ones/#567ba46d4f9f

* "Morbidity and mortality of leprosy in the Middle Ages:" https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/sfi-mam100317.php

* "Body of headless Jacobite clan chief exhumed to solve 270-year-old mystery:" http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/05/body-headless-jacobite-clan-chief-exhumed-solve-270-year-old/

* "Tell it to Troy, then.:" http://lettersfromtitan.tumblr.com/post/166234181103/lookninjas-4-tell-it-to-troy-then-tell

* Warning: Contains Jump Scares. "The Best Halloween News Bloopers:" http://www.tastefullyoffensive.com/2017/10/the-best-halloween-news-bloopers.html

* "Stephen Goes One-On-One With 'President Jump Shot':"

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* "Bob Corker Gives Trump A Taste Of His Own Medicine: A Twitter Insult:"

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* "Harvey Weinstein Is A Bad Person:"

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* I actually got good sleep today, which I needed, especially as today I went to try to sort out the TV. I got ten dollars out on the way, as the bank still had tellers and I really needed gas. I arrived at the library as they were setting up, first in line. Alas, this did not sav me as people who they didn't finish last time go first. I alternated reading and doing my best charming strangers routine. He worked on my bit in the gaps while he waited for things to set on a mixer he was fixing. It was the same model my Mother had when I was a child. I learned to bake with it. The mixer was healed, and I was glad to see it still in service and still loved by the nice lady who had it, the span of my lifetime away from it's manufacture. My guy did all he could, but the tV specialist had a TV they didn't finish last time, so he didn't have much time left to work on it. Between them, it's a whole list of things we know for sure aren't the problem. I'm to bring it back in November.

There was an indigenous mother and a delightful, clearly mechanical genius child who came. I think the boy was in Second grade, but I could be wrong by a year either way. She was doing a lot of enrichment with him and generally reminded me of my mother in her parenting style. The little dude was going to be doing a special program soon where they got to fix electronics and was really exited to be at the library on fixing stuff night. He got to see what was inside all the things and they let him use the volt meter and everyone wa willing to explain stuff. I showed him my sound circuit board and my visual circuit board and explained the bits he'd missed, and then he went over to look at the larger, more expensive version, which was also open to be fixed so he could compare the innards. So well behaved and just so excited to learn stuff. The future.

Anyway, this ate my whole evening and it was long past dark and chilly enough I wished I brought my coat. I got gas at the cheap place which I very much need to last the month as I shouldn't be spending anything at all on non-bill medical things. (I've saved enough EBT for my apricot straws and something for my Birthday). The trip there takes me past my house along this long road, past a small organic farm and a bunch of houses with lots of vegetation. My end of town has lots of small green spaces, drainage ditches with trees and lush vegetation, streams, and the University campus up the hill. There is a sort of gradual blend into the big parks and the real wilderness of the Mountains beyond. Thus, we have urban deer. I saw the doe up ahead in more than enough time, the road being straight, the speed being relatively low, and her having nearly made it across, I slowed and she stepped delicately up onto the sidewalk and stood staring as I passed.

Of course the parking was gone. I was cold and tired and thirsty and hadn't eaten or lunged. Pills needed sorting. I'd eaten all the ripe tomatoes. Tavy was beside himself, having missed me and also clearly having been bored which made all the necessary things that much more exiting. Poor wee beastie. The annual packet from management has come. I read it and mailed out my stuff. I really should get it together to go to this years meeting, but I haven't managed it even once yet. Sigh.

* PoV and Ned Stark: http://turtle-paced.tumblr.com/post/166175963382/does-neds-death-suffer-from-not-being-written-in#notes

* Book vs Show: Edmure Tully: http://turtle-paced.tumblr.com/post/166176344642/youve-disapproved-of-the-riverrun-guards#notes

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

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* "Russian propaganda engaged U.S. vets, troops on Twitter and Facebook, study finds:" http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article177744986.html

* "Mattis urges military 'to be ready' with options on North Korea:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/09/jim-mattis-north-korea-military-ready-243596

* "Facebook "embeds," Russia and the Trump campaign's secret weapon:" https://www.cbsnews.com/news/facebook-embeds-russia-and-the-trump-campaigns-secret-weapon/

* Sigh. "Trump lists immigration demands that could derail 'Dreamers' deal:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/08/trump-immigration-plan-dreamers-243586

* "Environmental groups denounce Trump override of climate plan:" https://apnews.com/94c981eb440f43c3bbbfff84063a9ecc/Trump-administration-to-terminate-Obama's-climate-plan

* "Corker mocks Trump in escalating Twitter feud:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/08/trump-claims-corker-didnt-have-the-guts-to-run-for-reelection-243576

* "The 20-Week Abortion Ban is Designed to Hurt Poor Women:" http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/politics/a12560086/cost-of-abortion-ban-20-weeks/

* ""Stealthing" Should Be Classified As Rape And These Lawmakers Want Congress To Talk About It:" https://www.buzzfeed.com/briannasacks/lawmakers-call-for-stralthing-hearing?utm_term=.aaW12MAXE#.atnKavdDQ

* TW: Rape, pedophilia. There are not nearly enough expletives in the world for this. My rant here: ) "Michigan rapist gets joint custody:" http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/10/06/rape-victim-attacker-joint-child-custody/106374256/

* It is eating populated neighborhoods. "10 killed as major wildfires ignite overnight across northern California:" https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/western-wildfires/one-killed-major-wildfires-ignite-overnight-across-northern-california-n809206

* On Colin Kaepernik: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/166233125571/venom1977-take-a-moment-to-read-this-so-you-can

* "Pregnant Mich. Mom, Walking Around Her Neighborhood to Help Induce Labor, Harassed, Called Racial Slurs :" https://www.theroot.com/pregnant-mich-mom-walking-around-her-neighborhood-to-1819113896

* "How to feed an invading army thousands of miles from home:" http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/view/956393-how-to-feed-an-invading-army-thousands-of-miles-from-home

* Fear the Walking Dead: I am angry that after keeping Ofelia in the plot box an unconscionably long time, they decided to fridge her. I am also strongly suspecting they are queer baiting us with Troy and nick. I don't like either of them and I have no prurient interest in this ship, but that doesn't make it okay giving the shitty quality of Queer Representation in this franchise (both shows) and the shortage of bisexual male characters in general. Don't toy with me unless you plan to deliver. It's the 21st fucking Century, teasing isn't enough. Do or don't do.

I miss Black Sails so much!

* Amusing version of Alexander the Great vs. Tyre: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166245137702/morepopcornplease-systlin

* The Book of the Unnamed Midwife was brilliant! It was a really compelling story, and it was really good to see a post-apocolyptic setting where all the queer folk didn't mysteriously die so quick they were never mentioned. We get a bisexual protagonist, plenty of queer folk here and there, multiple poly relationships, and a strong feminist structural design. I do need to warn people that there is rape and a little pedophilia off screen, though not described in a prurient way, and it is made very clear that rapists are terrible people and decent people fight them.

* Doctor Who Rewatch (3rd Doctor): The Spearhead from Space episodes speak well of the NHS, I think. They found an unconscious, possibly indigent man in the woods and look at the quality of care they attempt to give him. no way would he be treated as well over here to our National shame. I had... not realize just how much of third Doctor we get to see in his second episode. Was that his body or did they use a body double for the shower scene, I wonder? I kind of love that it takes no modifications at all to make the ordinary process of industrial doll making look appropriately creepy.

* Look, I know nothing about the Inhumans except for the new show. I was DC growing up. I literally didn't know Inhumans was a thing until they started promos. I am not trolling here, and I'd love for someone familiar to the franchise to explain if the fleeing Royals are meant to be the good guys. The show is framing things as if we are meant to the heroes, but they are tyrant who have enslaved a large portion of the population in the mines. Their justification for this horrific (in)human rights abuse is that they have limited resources on the moon and therefore they can't afford not enslaving people, which is clearly a lie, as enslaved people on the moon are still taking up resources like food, water, and oxygen. It's a transparant attempt to justify the unjustifiable. If they were really resource poor and wanting to avoid contact between people with powers and Earth humans without, wouldn't it make sense to set up a colony on earth? I've seen abandoned towns for sale now and then here in the US. Private Islands are still a thing, and there are also options like a flottilla in international waters. The Amazon jungle still exists and they have stealth technology sufficient to make a secret domed settlement. They could use this as a way to culturally acclimate before gradually making themselves known if they want to do that later. So why don't they do that instead of slavery? Slavery is never the fuck okay and this is clearly a choice on the part of the royal family as part of a eugenicist genocide. Fuck that! Seriously.

I'm not saying what's his face the usurper is the good guy either what with the murder, attempted murder, etc.. It's just that so far, the only decent people we've seen are the people of Hawaii (which I do approve of).

Is everyone except Native Hawaiians evil in the comics, or did the show runners do that without noticing that they are glorifying slavery?

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* Are we going to have a nuclear war because 45 thinks it'd be good for ratings? "What did Trump mean by ‘calm before the storm’?:"

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* "Trump and North Korea: Hinting at action?:"

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* "Birth Control mandate rolled back by Trump administration:"

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* "Supreme Court gerrymandering case: Wisconsin and beyond:"

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* "Gun control laws: Rep. John Lewis calls for reform:"

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* "Gun control debate renewed by Las Vegas shooting:"

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* "Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands hurricane aftermath:"

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* "Harvey Weinstein: Democrats cut ties amid political attacks:"

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* "Trail attacker grabs kickboxing instructor — and she makes him pay:" http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article175619206.html

* "#NotRacists Be Like: The Top 10 Phrases Used by People Who Claim They Are Not Racist:" https://www.theroot.com/notracists-be-like-the-top-10-phrases-used-by-peop-1819142064

* "Neanderthals didn't give us red hair but they certainly changed the way we sleep:" https://phys.org/news/2017-10-neanderthals-didnt-red-hair.html

* "DNA from old skeleton suggests humanity’s been here longer than we thought:" https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10/dna-from-old-skeleton-suggests-humanitys-been-here-longer-than-we-thought/

* "Ancient humans left Africa to escape drying climate:" https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/uoa-ahl100417.php

* "Ancient wall markings of wild animals uncovered in South Aswan:" http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/278221/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Ancient-wall-markings-of-wild-animals-uncovered-in.aspx

* "Ancient grain reveals the development of the earliest cities:" http://sciencenordic.com/ancient-grain-reveals-development-earliest-cities

* "Biggest Cemetery for Pets in Ancient Egypt, unearthed:" http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/26474/Biggest-Cemetery-for-Pets-in-Ancient-Egypt-unearthed

* "What it's like to crawl inside a 3,500-year-old Egyptian tomb:" http://www.abc17news.com/news/national-world/what-its-like-to-crawl-inside-a-3500yearold-egyptian-tomb/625362458

* "Archaeologists may have discovered St. Nick's bones:" https://phys.org/news/2017-10-archaeologists-st-nick-bones.html

* "Leicester's Roman high life - Current Archaeology:" https://www.archaeology.co.uk/articles/colourful-past-uncovering-magnificent-mosaics-heart-roman-leicester.htm

* Tavy would like to protest that thing where he is having a nap and then monsters eat someone on TV.

*****
* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "Storm Nate kills 22 in Central America:" http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-41520672

* "New Orleans, Gulf Coast brace for Nate:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/06/us/tropical-storm-nate-forecast/index.html

* "Some 50 witnesses for Cardinal Pell sex abuse hearing:" https://guardian.ng/news/some-50-witnesses-for-cardinal-pell-sex-abuse-hearing/

* "U.S. deaths in Niger highlight Africa military mission creep:" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-africa-security/u-s-deaths-in-niger-highlight-africa-military-mission-creep-idUSKBN1CB2J1

* Terrifying. "Trump talks of ‘calm before the storm’ after military meeting:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/05/trump-calm-before-the-storm-243519

* "Jeff Sessions Just Issued New Guidance On Protecting “Religious Liberty”:" https://www.buzzfeed.com/dominicholden/jeff-sessions-just-issued-a-guidance-memo-on-protecting?utm_term=.loDLkLOYY#.rtPzbzAgg

* "Congressman suggests Charlottesville rally was 'created by the left':" https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/10/05/congressman-suggests-soros-funded-charlottesville-nazis/737670001/

* "Arizona voter sues congressman after he blocks her on Facebook:" http://www.12news.com/news/politics/arizona-voter-sues-congressman-after-he-blocks-her-on-facebook/472565797

* "Puerto Rico’s Tragedy Was Years in the Making:" http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/10/01/puerto-ricos-tragedy-was-years-in-the-making-215662

* "Here’s the thing about body-shaming: you can’t do it on an individual basis.:" http://taibhsearachd.tumblr.com/post/166138584380/discouroborose-heres-the-thing-about

* "Secrets of the South:" http://www.lennyletter.com/life/a1014/united-order-of-tents/

* "ACLU files lawsuit against Trump administration over roll back of birth control mandate:" http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/354266-aclu-promises-lawsuit-against-trump-elimination-of-birth-control-mandate

* "An Absent EPA Climate Report, And A Tale Of Two Flooded Superfund Sites:" http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/29/553696314/an-absent-epa-climate-report-and-a-tale-of-two-flooded-superfund-sites?utm_source=tumblr.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170929

* "Puerto Rico’s Tragedy Was Years in the Making:" http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/10/01/puerto-ricos-tragedy-was-years-in-the-making-215662

* "Climate change—lessons from the Vikings:" https://phys.org/news/2017-09-climate-changelessons-vikings.html

* "Lost Rubens portrait of James I's 'lover' is rediscovered in Glasgow:" https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/sep/24/lost-rubens-portrait-james-i-lover-rediscovered-glasgow

* "At Duke University, A Bizarre Tour Through American History And Palates:" http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/09/21/547308048/at-duke-university-a-bizarre-tour-through-american-history-and-palates?sc=ipad&f=1008

* "First Date - SNL:"

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* "Safelite - SNL:"

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* On Renly Baratheon: http://turtle-paced.tumblr.com/post/166124096027/with-regards-to-renly-as-a-military-commander-if

*****
* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "Russian Kaspersky anti-virus software eyed in serious NSA breach:" http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/russian-kaspersky-anti-virus-software-eyed-in-serious-nsa-breach-1064019523796

* "Trump signed law to help mentally ill get guns:" http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-signed-law-to-help-mentally-ill-get-guns-1064009283995

* How much does 45 want to deprive ordinary working people of affordable health care? 45 personally intervened to stop Iowa from stabilizing their market. This will drive prices up on purpose, an important Republican goal.

* "US Intelligence Unit Accused Of “Domestic Spying” On Americans’ Finances:" https://www.buzzfeed.com/jasonleopold/us-intelligence-unit-accused-of-illegally-spying-on?utm_term=.eqQnDn2NN#.nkYqkqXoo

* "New charter jet scandals rock Trump's cabinet:" http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/new-charter-jet-scandals-rock-trump-s-cabinet-1064724547960

* "Manafort looked to capitalize on Trump camp role with oligarch:" http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/manafort-looked-to-capitalize-on-trump-camp-role-with-oligarch-1064858691543

* "Exorbitant jet travel at taxpayer expense a Trump admin hallmark:"http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/exorbitant-jet-travel-at-taxpayer-expense-a-trump-admin-hallmark-1064831043860

* "John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, White House believes:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/05/john-kelly-cell-phone-compromised-243514

* "Trump Nominates a Coal Lobbyist to Be No. 2 at E.P.A.:" https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/05/climate/trump-epa-andrew-wheeler.html

* "Scoop: CIA director Pompeo considered to replace Tillerson:" https://www.axios.com/cia-director-pompeo-considered-to-replace-tillerson-2493643532.html

* I just spotted someone calling the Tillerson/45 dust up "Morongate." should I be amused or horrified that this is where we are in our national discourse?

* Republicans insist that calling for common sense and extremely popular gun reforms like universal background checks is forbidden because it's "politicizing a tragedy", but that politicizing a mass shooting to shut down debate, demonize people protesting the murder of innocent people, and to rob woman of the right to make their own medical decisions is somehow not a political act. I call bullshit!

* "Pro-life Rep. resigns after asking mistress to have abortion:" http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/pro-life-rep-resigns-after-asking-mistress-to-have-abortion-1063901251514

* "House GOP says Las Vegas massacre inspired them to crack down on reproductive rights:" https://thinkprogress.org/house-gop-shooting-reproductive-rights-56aa970278a8/

* "Lin-Manuel: Trump response to Puerto Rico 'jaw-dropping':" http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/lin-manuel-trump-response-to-puerto-rico-jaw-dropping-1064747075653

* "Media accesses Puerto Rico roads FEMA won't drive with aid:" http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/media-accesses-puerto-rico-roads-fema-won-t-drive-with-aid-1064846915694

* "Ta-Nehisi Coates: The GOP 'has been playing with fire':" http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/ta-nehisi-coates-the-gop-1064735811636

* "Here's How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream:" https://www.buzzfeed.com/josephbernstein/heres-how-breitbart-and-milo-smuggled-white-nationalism?utm_term=.jcod4dlGG#.nfNbybmrr

* Inclusive Activism and Self Care: http://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/166109602475/elodieunderglass-in-reference-to-this-post-in#notes

* "The Triumvirate Of Stupidity: Tillerson, Mattis And Mnuchin:"

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* "A Gun Regulation Analogy For All You Stoners:"

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* One of the things about being "That House" is that neighbors on walks slow down to look at my decorations, nearly always smiling, and in that twilight period between me turning on the lights and the full dark setting in, I often find myself looking into their faces as the stare in my front window. The sensation is strangely intimate and more than a little peculiar, looking into the faces of strangers and seeing their enjoyment from so close and yet on the other side of a screen/glass. I wonder if this is how the chimpanzees feel in the zoo and delighted strangers wander pass their enclosure day after day.

* Artist Modelling: http://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/166109351280/authorbettyadams-ravenstolethesun

* "Market Forces:" http://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/166111174220/market-forces#notes

* On the scent of Faeries: http://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/166113283850/im-in-the-middle-of-a-toby-re-read-and-stopped-to

* On Libraries: http://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/166122507150/its-hard-for-me-to-even-remember-the-last-time-i

* More Cavett: Wow, Bob Fosse was a shitty human being. You DO NOT casually mention someone's partner has died just to get a reaction. I hate that this sort of abusive shit was/is considered acceptable in Hollywood.

* "Games for Three:" https://thegenealogyofstyle.wordpress.com/category/ballet/

* Birth of a Cryptid: http://lettersfromtitan.tumblr.com/post/166112787980/caledoniaseries-gallusrostromegalus

* That thing towards the beginning of Gifted were the parents threaten to sue the school to the ground if they don't put a stop to the bullying right now? Those of you who are long time readers will know that is what I always advise parents do when there kid is being picked on. I know y'all are sick of hearing this, but it really is the best way to protect your kids, especially if you kid is LGBTQIA or another minority. Hand write a dated, contemporaneous log of all incidents. Threaten to sue. Get a lawyer if they don't step up. It is the fastest way to get a school culture to change not jut for your student, but for every student who comes after. take no shit. Accept no shared blame. Make yourself a thorn in their side, a potentially incredibly expensive thorn. Public Schools are by definition short of funds and it is cheaper to retrain staff and provide admin guidance than it is to fight and worse yet lose a law suit. Some will inevitably fight in red areas particularly, but most won't, and either way you win and so does your kid and all the ones coming up behind them.

* ToS Rewatch, Season 2:

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "Russia Targets NATO Soldier Smartphones, Western Officials Say:" https://www.wsj.com/articles/russia-targets-soldier-smartphones-western-officials-say-1507109402

* "Exclusive: Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted Michigan, Wisconsin:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/03/politics/russian-facebook-ads-michigan-wisconsin/index.html

* "Trump on Puerto Rico debt: 'We’re going to have to wipe that out:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/03/trump-puerto-rico-debt-geraldo-243430

* "Tillerson's fury at Trump required an intervention from VP Pence:" https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/tillerson-s-fury-trump-required-intervention-pence-n806451

* "Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Close to Being Charged With Felony Fraud:" https://www.propublica.org/article/ivanka-donald-trump-jr-close-to-being-charged-felony-fraud

* "Jared Kushner fined again for late ethics form, Ivanka Trump fined too:" http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article176849096.html

* "Ex-Trump adviser Paul Manafort conspired to mislead bankruptcy court, son-in-law charges:" https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/10/04/ex-trump-adviser-paul-manafort-conspired-mislead-bankruptcy-court-son-in-law-charges/723689001/

* "Donald Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Just Suffered a Court Defeat:" https://www.thedailybeast.com/donald-trumps-voter-fraud-commission-just-suffered-a-court-defeat

* "Trump EPA to propose repealing Obama's climate regulation: document:" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-carbon-exclusive/exclusive-epa-to-propose-repealing-obamas-climate-regulation-document-idUSKCN1C90BY

* "Continued rain, money woes add to crisis in Puerto Rico:"

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* "Gun slaughter used to move Congress to action, until NRA lobbing:"

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* "1,516 mass shootings in 1,735 days: America's gun crisis – in one chart:" https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/oct/02/america-mass-shootings-gun-violence

* "The Trump administration didn't notify immigrants about an abrupt deadline to renew DACA:" https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/4/16401014/daca-renewal-deadline-trump

* "2,000-year-old toys discovered inside children's tombs in Turkey's Çanakkale:" https://www.dailysabah.com/history/2017/09/28/2000-year-old-toys-discovered-inside-childrens-tombs-in-turkeys-canakkale

* "Roman-British settlement found at Wylfa Newydd:" http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/roman-british-settlement-found-wylfa-13691613

* "Metal detectorists unearth unique hoard of Roman artifacts:" https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/27/metal-detectorists-unearth-unique-hoard-of-roman-artefacts

* "On This Day in Anti-Fascism: October 4th 1936: The Battle of Cable Street!:" http://lettersfromtitan.tumblr.com/post/166041810865/class-struggle-anarchism-dirtysquatter-on

* "Trump Blames Puerto Rico For Running Up His Budget:"

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* "If Now Isn't The Time To Talk About Guns, When Is?:"

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* Today was the Doctor and a bunch of small, exhausting things involving long lines. They did not have my apricot straws and I am entirely out of them too. My Doctor was booked solid for two weeks and then on vacation, so I was forced to see a back up, luckily one who used to cover me a while back during the great practitioner shortage. Given the size and complexity of my medical history, it is a mess dealing with strange Doctors. As is often the case when I make an appointment, my lungs and breathing improved in the night, but too late to cancel, and then got worse when I got home. *facepalm* Let us hope I'm finally kicking this thing. If not, I have my marker in and there is a reasonable chance of me being able to go through the nurse if I end up needing the antibiotics after all.

* The best David Bowie story: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/166068321902/my-friend-told-me-a-story-he-hadnt-told-anyone

* Sansa Stark and Empathy: http://turtle-paced.tumblr.com/post/166025325567/why-is-sansa-so-associated-with-empathy-in

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "Rep. Gutierrez to Trump: Help Puerto Rico:" http://www.msnbc.com/am-joy/watch/rep-gutierrez-to-trump-help-puerto-rico-1059160643961

* "Does Trump have empathy for Puerto Rico?:" http://www.msnbc.com/am-joy/watch/does-trump-have-empathy-for-puerto-rico-1059165763636

* "Congressman's emotional response to Trump Puerto Rico visit:" http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/congressman-s-emotional-response-to-trump-puerto-rico-visit-1061294147987

* "Colbert To Trump: 'Doing Nothing Is Cowardice':"

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* "Jim Himes - Why Gun Deaths Are a Uniquely American Problem - Extended Interview:"

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* "Ta-Nehisi Coates: Trump Is The First White President:"

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* "Trump, the NFL protests, and First Amendment rights:" http://www.msnbc.com/am-joy/watch/trump-the-nfl-protests-and-first-amendment-rights-1059178051719

* "Teen claims NYPD cops raped her after arrest on drug charge:" http://www.nydailynews.com/amp/new-york/nyc-crime/nyc-teen-claims-nypd-cops-raped-arrest-drug-charge-article-1.3530054

* How much do Republicans want us all to be murdered? There you have it. "The US voted against banning the death penalty for gay people:" http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/10/03/why-did-the-us-vote-against-banning-the-death-penalty-for-gay-people/

* "Archaeologist explores ancient sedentary communities in northeastern Jordan:" http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/archaeologist-explores-ancient-sedentary-communities-northeastern-jordan

* "11,500-year-old settlement unearthed in Hasankeyf:" http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/11500-year-old-settlement-unearthed-in-hasankeyf-.aspx?pageID=238&nid=118364&NewsCatID=375

* "Remains of decapitated toads found in a jar in a 4,000-year-old tomb:" http://www.antiquities.org.il/Article_eng.aspx?sec_id=25&subj_id=240&id=4313

* "1,200-year-old church discovered in Turkey's Balıkesir:" https://www.dailysabah.com/history/2017/09/27/1200-year-old-church-discovered-in-turkeys-balikesir

* So it looks like Tom Petty really is dead. The premature announcement that distressed his family was a shitty thing to do, which is why I just posted some of his music on Tumblr Monday night, but the Tuesday confirmation looked solid. I keep thinking about the way my sister and I felt about "Don't Come around here no more." There was feminist protest at the imagery, but talking amoung ourselves, we thought it was a pretty accurate depiction of how it felt for her to be a girl in our culture. To us the changing proportions symbolized the way women and girls were constantly dealing with rules endlessly changed to disadvantage them. We took the carving up like cake to be a pretty solid indictment of the competing demands and expectations on girls and women and the way men so often treat women as objects to be consumed. My Sister and I watched that video and we Sympathized with Alice, not the Hatter, whereas a lot of people read it as endorsement of patriarchy. More proof that anything can mean anything depending on on's point of view.

In any case, it sounds like he had really gotten his life together and was having a great time, and I am sorry for his friend and family left behind.

* "Trump Finally Makes His Way to Puerto Rico:"

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* "Las Vegas Mass Shooting Raises Questions About Hotel Security (But Not Guns):"

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* "Trump Aims His Latest Twitter Tirades at North Korea and Puerto Rico:"

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* "Fox News Has a Hard Time Processing the Las Vegas Shooting :"

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* "Puerto Rico Deals With Another Storm: A Presidential Twitter Tantrum:"

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* "James Corden's Message After Las Vegas Tragedy:"

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

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* "Facebook: Russian ads reached 10 million people:" http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/02/media/facebook-russian-ads-10-million/index.html

* "Trump sees 'miracle' Puerto Rico survival, ignores critics:" https://apnews.com/2055da43223a456e8ad635a22348fafc/Trump-heads-to-Puerto-Rico-to-survey-hurricane-damage

* "FEMA has yet to authorize full disaster help for Puerto Rico:" https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/3/16400510/fema-puerto-rico-hurricane

* "Trump: 'We'll be talking about gun laws as time goes by':" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/03/trump-gun-laws-243405

* Side eye. "DOJ releases overruled memos finding it illegal for presidents to appoint relatives:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/03/justice-department-legal-memos-presidents-appoint-relatives-243395

* "Mueller Tasks an Adviser With Getting Ahead of Pre-Emptive Pardons:" https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-03/mueller-tasks-adviser-with-getting-ahead-of-pre-emptive-pardons

* "Pence’s chief of staff floats ‘purge’ of anti-Trump Republicans to wealthy donors:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/03/purge-anti-trump-republicans-nick-ayers-243416

* Fuckssake. "Trump’s Pick for EPA Safety Chief Argued Kids Are Less Sensitive to Toxins:" https://theintercept.com/2017/10/03/epa-nominee-michael-dourson-toxic-chemicals/

* "Senate Judiciary leaders denied access to CIA material on Russian meddling:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/02/cia-russia-senate-judiciary-243384

* I was just reading about this collection in another context. Serendipity! "Brain Science: Finding Secrets in Century:" https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/brain-science/

* "The struggle to understand the Hobbit:" https://cosmosmagazine.com/palaeontology/the-struggle-to-understand-the-hobbit

* "Archaeology: Brazilian earthworks eerily similar to Ohio's Hopewell mounds:" http://www.dispatch.com/news/20170924/archaeology-brazilian-earthworks-eerily-similar-to-ohios-hopewell-mounds

* "1,000-Year-Old Tomb of Maya King Discovered in Guatemala:" https://www.livescience.com/60433-royal-mayan-tomb-with-red-bones.html

* "The many shades of sunglasses: a short history:" http://www.jhunewsletter.com/2017/09/21/the-many-shades-of-sunglasses-a-short-history/

* "How Teotihuacan's urban design was lost and found:" https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/dgo-htu092017.php

* "Coastal Land Trust says it may have evidence of the Lost Colony of Roanoke:" https://portcitydaily.com/2017/09/22/possible-evidence-of-the-lost-colony-found-at-coastal-land-trusts-new-site-x-nws/

* "Caribbean Sediment Traced to 1755 Portuguese Quake and Tsunami:" https://eos.org/articles/caribbean-sediment-traced-to-1755-portuguese-quake-and-tsunami

* "Solving the Easter Island population puzzle:" https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/f-ste092017.php

* "There Never Was a Real Tulip Fever:" https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/there-never-was-real-tulip-fever-180964915/

* "How many more warrior women are missing from the history books?:" https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/18/battle-prejudice-warrior-women-ancient-amazons

* I clearly need to go to the Doctor for this stupid infection. I've never recovered after the vaccinations, and I suspect I've picked up a bronchitis infection while I was weakened.

Again? Still so worth it not to get pneumonia once or twice a year, but annoying.

*****
* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "U.S. Virgin Islands still struggling to recover from hurricanes:"

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* "San Juan mayor responds to Trump attacks:"

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* So 45's response to his wild incompetence that is literally killing people in Puerto Rica right now is to make racist comments about how lazy the Puerto Ricans who have been doing hurricane relief since Irma on August 31st and who've been organizing and working hard to keep people alive with next to no resources since Maria lazy, while he himself is wasting taxpayer money on his weekly taxpayer funded vacation. After all, why not attack the people actually doing the work rather than saving lives?

* "Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/30/us/puerto-rico-responds-to-trump-tweets/index.html

* "The US Virgin Islands are suffering from the storms, too:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/29/americas/us-virgin-islands-storm-recovery-trnd/index.html

* "Remains of 6,000-year-old dwelling found:" http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-41347487

* "3000-year-old Minoan graves uncovered:" http://www.news.com.au/world/breaking-news/3000yearold-minoan-graves-uncovered/news-story/0ff977692ff6715a66a83fa08fc5d14e

* "Rare artifacts and complex features in architecture found in Minoan palace on Cretan mountain:" http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/27244-complex-architectural-features-and-rare-artifacts-found-in-minoan-palace-excavations-on-cretan-mountain.html

* "Unusual Bronze Age hoard found in Cumbria:" https://www.archaeology.co.uk/articles/unusual-bronze-age-hoard-found-cumbria.htm

* "Mycenaean tomb found in Greece:" http://www.euronews.com/2017/09/19/mycenaean-tomb-found-in-greece

* "Searching for traces of ancient Temple of Athena in Turkey"s Manisa:" http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/searching-for-traces-of-ancient-temple-of-athena-in-turkeys-manisa.aspx?pageID=238&nID=118049&NewsCatID=375

* "Ancient Greek fortress unearthed in southern Russia during energy bridge construction:" http://tass.com/society/966176

* "Archaeologists discover ancient temple in Jordan’s Amman:" http://www.trtworld.com/mea/archaeologists-discover-ancient-temple-in-jordan-s-amman-10564

* "History of Ancient Sparta:" https://www.livescience.com/32035-sparta.html

* "Amateur U.K. Archaeologists Stumble on a Roman Masterpiece:" https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/world/europe/uk-boxford-roman-mosaic.html

* "Archaeologists are yet to unravel the mystery of an ancient Roman mass grave uncovered in Turkey:" http://www.newsweek.com/ancient-rome-mass-grave-filled-skeletons-baffles-archaeologists-turkey-666806

* "A new study tracks the ancient Roman economy using the city’s early lead plumbing:" https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-09-24/new-study-tracks-ancient-roman-economy-using-city-s-early-lead-plumbing

* "Swiss Archaelogists Discover Ancient Temple of Artemis on Euboea:" http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/09/20/swiss-archaelogists-discover-ancient-temple-of-artemis-on-euboea/

* "Ruins of ancient villa found in Antalya:" http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ruins-of-ancient-villa-found-in-antalya.aspx?pageID=238&nid=118136&NewsCatID=375

* "Hadrian's Syrians:" http://www.aramcoworld.com/en-US/Articles/July-2017/Hadrian-s-Syrians-1

* Is it just me, or has this been a particularly interesting year in archaeology in Turkey?

* "Early Viking Boat Grave Discovered in Norway:" https://www.livescience.com/60462-early-viking-boat-grave-discovered.html

* "Medieval porpoise 'grave' on Channel island puzzles archaeologists:" https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/19/medieval-porpoise-grave-on-channel-island-puzzles-archaeologists

* This weekend is both Harvest Festival on Game of Bones and get the exterior decorations up for October. Today was productive on both counts. I've got a way to go though.

9:50 PM: The Tiny Terror Discovers some Total Asshole covered his windowsill with Goth Tchotchkes. Mayhem ensues.

10:20: Banished from his window sea by offending Gothmas Tchotchkes, the Tiny Terror broods Dark Knight like, perched on the fish stand ledge.

* Sigh. So not only did I spend the last week and a half blocking NAZIs, Anti-Choice people, etc. over an anti-hate crime article I linked ages ago on tumblr, but a thing I said about health care... Friday I think? Has gone low key viral, and is starting to attract 45's groupies to cuss at people reading me. Charming.

* My fundamental frustration with the Anthony Perkins Cavott interviews is that it is 1980 and he absolutely can't ask the questions I desperately want answers to. I want to know about his relationship with Nurayev, what it was like for him living in the closet so long, what he thought about the Plague that would take his life. I want to here about all the complexity of his life, but it's 1980, so it's all about Psycho and Equus. The Equus material was interesting to be but.... I had such complicated feelings about his life and career as a teen, feelings too big for a half hour interview in any case.

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "Catalonia referendum defies Spanish obstruction:" http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41426023

* "Mumbai: Railways commute, a death sentence:" http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/mumbai-railways-commute-a-death-sentence/articleshow/60888527.cms

* I still don't understand why we didn't accept the offer of joint investigation last August in favor of refusing to respond to their missives entirely. It seems to me that we'd be less "frustrated" if we'd actually helped investigate instead of refusing to communicate let alone cooperate. Just saying. "US pulls some diplomatic staff from Cuba:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/29/politics/us-cuba-sonic-attacks-pulls-out-diplomats/index.html

* "Entire island evacuated as volcanoes rumble in Bali and Vanuatu:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/28/asia/volcano-evacuations-bali-vanuatu/index.html

* "Fake black activist accounts linked to Russian government:" http://money.cnn.com/2017/09/28/media/blacktivist-russia-facebook-twitter/

* "Trump faces growing backlash over Puerto Rico response:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/29/trump-puerto-rico-response-backlash-243296

* Yet more scary police state stuff from DoJ. "Feds demand Facebook share information on anti-Trump protesters:" https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/feds-demand-facebook-share-information-anti-trump-protesters-n805801

* "Interior Secretary Zinke traveled on charter, military planes:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/ryan-zinke-charter-military-planes-interior-243280

* "Tom Price resigns as HHS secretary following uproar over private jet travel:" https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/hhs-secretary-price-s-fate-be-decided-tonight-trump-says-n806051

* The Republican War against Reality continues. "Treasury Removes Paper at Odds With Mnuchin’s Take on Corporate-Tax Cut’s Winners:" https://www.wsj.com/articles/treasury-removes-paper-at-odds-with-mnuchins-take-on-corporate-tax-cuts-winners-1506638463

* "Senate Republicans unveil budget blueprint to tee up tax reform:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/29/senate-budget-resolution-released-243300

* Republicans have successfully raised the price of insurance for working people by 20% thanks to dicking around with reimbursements and subsidies while doing everything in their power to create uncertainty and stop people enrolling. If you are being harmed by this you have Paul Ryan, Tom Price, and 45 to thank.

* "Brazilian judge approves 'gay conversion therapy', sparking national outrage:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/19/brazilian-judge-approves-gay-conversion-therapy

* "Africa: Racism Is Behind Outlandish Theories About Africa's Ancient Architecture:" http://allafrica.com/stories/201709180081.html

* "CSIC reconstructs how Neanderthals grew, based on an El Sidrón child:" https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/snrc-crh092117.php

* "Urartian necropolis reveals burial customs:" http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/urartian-necropolis-reveals-burial-customs-.aspx?pageID=238&nid=118185&NewsCatID=375

* "Ancient 3,000-year-old doll is favorite with museum goers:" http://www.arabnews.com/node/1164496/offbeat

* "Citrus: From Luxury Item to Cash Crop:" https://www.aftau.org/news-page-archaeology?=&storyid4677=2347&ncs4677=3&erid=6686858&trid=b2ee032f-6135-48b0-ab7a-7b572b813668

* "When the Nazis Tried to Exterminate Hollywood (Book Excerpt):" http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/nazis-tried-exterminate-hollywood-book-excerpt-1040980?utm_source=twitter&utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

* "Ithilien Blooms in Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit:" https://www.thefandomentals.com/ithilien-herbs-stewed-rabbit-lotr-reread/

* I'm not sure what to say about a Gentleman's Guide to Virtue and Vice. It's really well researched, which I always appreciate and has a Bi protagonist, and (I think) Gay and Ace characters in the main cast. It includes a biracial character in the main three and they don't lampshade the issues around race, which I like. I could actually pick out ways the narrative referenced real life 18th Century English people of African decent, within that character's story and I very much appreciate historically accurate representation. I also really liked the period appropriate handling of disability. It's a difficult juggling act and i think the author managed it well.

I just... really, really find the protagonist annoying as anything, though he does start to grow up in the course of the novel, and whole thing starts to become more fun than difficult to sit through round about Marseilles, if one hangs on long enough. One would think queer characters traveling about 18th century Europe on the Grand Tour with spies, intrigue, and shenanigans would be fun, but the protagonist is such an asshole that I was just lying there wanting to strangle the main character for the first third. A friend of mine described this as "Exactly the wrong kind of special talent."

I really did like the other two thirds and I enjoyed Felicity immensely. The novel plays with all sorts of historical and novelistic tropes and maintains a lovely balance between period and modern sensibilities. A (different) friend has pointed out that the choice of Monty for a viewpoint might have been a big part of the problem, and I have amused myself imagining how much more fun I would have had with the significantly more interesting Percy as the point of view character. I was also imagining the Felicity snark pov version, but then one missing out key bits of Percy/Monty's mess of a relationship. I honestly think a Percy centric version would have worked best. Still, I'm not sorry I read it in the end and i'd love a Felicity Po sequel since it sounds like adventures ahead for her.

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

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* Every time they claim they are ‘illegal aliens” remember that the Rohingya have been there since the 12th century. "Rohingya children among 19 dead, more than 50 missing after boat capsizes near Bangladesh:" http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-29/rohingya-children-among-15-dead-after-boat-capsizes-bangladesh/8999552

* "Exclusive: Russians Impersonated Real American Muslims to Stir Chaos on Facebook and Instagram:" http://www.thedailybeast.com/exclusive-russians-impersonated-real-american-muslims-to-stir-chaos-on-facebook-and-instagram

* "Extra Trump inauguration money shrouded in mystery:"

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* "Trump pitches tax cuts for rich as Puerto Rico languishes:"

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* Remember 45 bragging about how much money he saved by not properly staffing FEMA and how much better off we are as a result and how he congratulated himself about the great job he is doing for Puerto Rica in this crisis? Is anyone surprised that he is making W. and "Heckofajob Brownie" look competent by comparison? "Puerto Rico Mayors Cry for Help: ‘They Should Know Better!’:" http://www.thedailybeast.com/puerto-ricos-mayors-forced-to-drive-hours-to-san-juan-and-beg-for-help

* "U.S. Army Takes Over Massive Mission to Save Puerto Rico:" http://www.thedailybeast.com/us-army-takes-over-massive-mission-to-save-puerto-rico

* "Trump’s Belated Jones Act Waiver for PR Is A Sham, Here’s Why :" https://www.emptywheel.net/2017/09/28/trumps-belated-jones-act-waiver-for-pr-is-a-sham-heres-why/

* "State not requiring Puerto Rico evacuees to pay transportation costs:" http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/352824-trump-administration-forcing-puerto-rico-evacuees-to-pay-for

* "Kushner didn't tell senators about email account:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/28/politics/jared-kushner-personal-email-account-senate-intelligence/

* Price is only paying a tiny fraction of the taxpayer money he wasted because of his laziness and sense of entitlement. He needs to pay back every penny. "Price says he’ll repay taxpayers for his private jet travel:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/tom-price-private-charter-flights-reimburse-243267

* How strongly are Republicans in favor of Russian intelligence picking our elected officials instead of letting voters do it? Glad you asked. "Republicans to put Russian bank lawyer in coveted DoJ position:"

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* "CT Sen. Murphy reacts to Roy Moore's Newtown comments:"

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* The Republican Tax plan raises taxes on the working poor so they can lower taxes for the 1%. It is expected to cut 45's taxes personally by at least 10s of millions of dollars every year and likely 1.1 billion dollars over all. Republicans insist that it is unfair that minimum wage workers who need multiple jobs for subsistence only pay a quarter of their pay checks in taxes, whereas the very rich are paying a much as 10 or 12% in taxes after deductions, which is completely unfair since the rich shouldn't have to pay at all and minimum wage workers don't deserve the pittance they are inexplicably allowed to keep and therefore the damage to the economy this tax bill will do is worth it to give the rich much needed relief and to justly punish the poor for choosing not to be born with trust funds.

This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/
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* "Honduran Trans Woman Running For Seat In Honduran Congress:" http://transgriot.blogspot.com/2017/09/honduran-trans-woman-running-for-seat.html

* How Australia teaches young Children consent: http://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/165762463060/turtle-pride-ofthemoonandsea-i-want-to-get#notes

* In honor of the Gothmas season. "The Real Dracula: Vlad the Impaler:" https://www.livescience.com/40843-real-dracula-vlad-the-impaler.html

* "Corporate Consolidation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver:"

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* "Great Job, C U Next Tuesday!:"

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* "Samantha Bee's Sport Roundup:"

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* "The Federalist Society: Trump’s Shit Judge Pipeline:"

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* "Wake Up to Gabe Fleisher:"

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* "Alabama Votes for Trumpism Without Trump:"

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* "Ugandan Parliament Turns Into Fight Club:"

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* "It's Time to Pay Back Puerto Rico:"

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* "Trump Performs a Tax Miracle (Allegedly):"

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* "DeRay Mckesson - Talking About Justice Wherever We Can:"

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* "'Lock Her Up' Now Applies To Some Trump Officials:"

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* "Graham-Cassidy: The Latest TrumpCare Fail:"

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* "Trump Calls For An NFL Boycott, Watches The NFL:"

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* "Trump Would Help Puerto Rico If It Weren't For That 'Big Ocean':"

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* "He Pulled Out A Gun And Won Alabama's GOP Primary:"

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* "The Emperor's New Wall: A Bedtime Story:"

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* "Alabama's Roy Moore: Explained:"

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* Last night I had a dream that ended with Student/Teacher mutual cannibalism. (That bite to the kidney really hurt). The narrator ended with, "Not long after, the anti-depressant was recalled do to several unfortunate "Incidents" involving patients in a fugue state. God my brain is a weird place.

* Cersei Lannister's Finances: http://turtle-paced.tumblr.com/post/165851537767/do-you-think-that-littlefingers-financial-house

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "Ukrainian Leaders Blame 'Sabotage' For Huge Blast At Munitions Depot:" https://www.rferl.org/a/artillery-warehouses-explode-evacuations-ordered-around-vinnitsa-ukraine-kalinovka-evacuated/28759382.html

* "More than 92% of voters in Iraqi Kurdistan back independence:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/27/over-92-of-iraqs-kurds-vote-for-independence

* "Yingluck Shinawatra: ex-Thai PM sentenced to five years in jail:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/27/yingluck-shinawatra-ex-thai-pm-sentenced-to-five-years-in-jail

* It's looking like the Russians tampered with the German election as well.

* "Trump plans to slash US refugee admissions:" https://apnews.com/acaa2cd6daa34edcb68da6521913e6b4/Trump-plans-to-slash-US-refugee-admissions

* "Trump proposes U.S. tax overhaul, stirs concerns on deficit:" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax/trump-proposes-u-s-tax-overhaul-stirs-concerns-on-deficit-idUSKCN1C213M

* "Special counsel probing flow of Russian-American money to Trump political funds:" http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/investigators-follow-flow-money-trump-wealthy-donors-russian/story?id=50100024

* "Russian-funded Facebook ads backed Stein, Sanders and Trump:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/26/facebook-russia-trump-sanders-stein-243172

* "The Ugliest Line in Trump’s NFL Attack:" http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2017/09/the_ugliest_line_in_trump_s_nfl_attack.html

"What the president and Sanders are claiming is that they are better situated than the actual speakers to understand what those speakers are saying. That takes us from privilege to silencing, and it’s not a move that should go unremarked."

* "Acting DEA chief who criticized Trump plans to quit:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/26/drug-enforcement-chief-trump-rosenberg-243174

* So it's looking like the reason for the foot dragging on suspending the Jones Act is allowing any one reputable with a ship to help transport humanitarian aid to Puerto Rico would cut into Shipping Industry profits, which are judged by politicians to be significantly more important than the lives of American Citizens.

* "Portugal’s sneaky sausage that saved Jews:" http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170911-portugals-sneaky-sausage-that-saved-jews

* Today was a lot of social, which ate the spoons, but was worth it. I also had phone bureaucracy success which I have hopes of repeating tomorrow. This will be four days of phone bureaucracy in a row. Let us hope that's it for a while.

* "The problem with the show's Northern Plot:" http://lareinecersei.tumblr.com/post/165791188101/the-problem-with-the-shows-northern-plot

* Ends Thursday evening: https://www.ebay.com/sch/lethran/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=

Details cut for your pleasure: )

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* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com
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* "Saudi Arabia to allow women to obtain driving licences:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/26/saudi-arabias-king-issues-order-allowing-women-to-drive

* Remember Australia is sending them back to be murdered as part of ongoing genocide. "Australia offers to pay Rohingya refugees to return to Myanmar:" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/19/australia-offers-pay-rohingya-refugees-return-myanmar

* "In Mexico and the U.S., relatives, activists remember third anniversary of missing Mexican students:" https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/nyc-relatives-activists-rally-third-anniversary-43-missing-mexican-students-n804766

* "Schiff: A lot more work to do on Russian use of social media:"

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* "Hayes: Trump is bored with taxes, health care, hurricanes:"

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* People literally died because a hospital generator ran out of fuel, but he's giving himself "great reviews." "Trump Says He’ll Survey Puerto Rico Hurricane Damage Next Tuesday:" https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-26/trump-says-he-will-survey-puerto-rico-storm-damage-next-tuesday

* "Special counsel gets IRS info in Russia probe:" http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/26/politics/special-counsel-irs-russia-probe-information-sharing/

* On 45 and the NFL Black Lives Matter Protest: http://sodiumflare.tumblr.com/post/165781234770/dontbearuiner-sadpearonmars-texnessa

* "House panel probing private email use by White House aides:" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-emails/house-panel-probing-private-email-use-by-white-house-aides-idUSKCN1C101M

* "Tom Price took $17K private flight for 90 min of work:"

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* Republican voter suppression in Wisconsin is so successful that 17,000 registered voters will be barred from voting. Republicans are winning their War on the right to vote.

* We need to be resisting the Republican Plan to directly combine their dramatic tax cuts for the rich and the theft of health care from working people just as strenuously as we've resisted the ACA Repeal as a stand alone. "GOP already eyeing next chance to revive Obamacare repeal:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/25/obamacare-repeal-republicans-budget-243125

This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/
Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Moore crushes Strange in Alabama Senate primary:" http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/26/alabama-senate-results-strange-moore-243175

* "Two Perps In Amos Beede Murder Facing Justice:" http://transgriot.blogspot.com/2017/09/two-perps-in-amos-beede-murder-facing.html

* "CSU archaeologists unearthing human's roots in Alaska:" https://source.colostate.edu/csu-archaeologists-unearthing-mans-roots-alaska/

* "Severed heads tell a violent mystery at Utah’s Dry Fork Canyon petroglyphs:" http://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/outdoors/2017/09/12/severed-heads-tell-a-violent-mystery-at-utahs-dry-fork-canyon-petroglyphs/

* Archaeology vs. Erasure. "Archaeologists shed light on Tlingit culture near Petersburg, before Europeans:" https://www.ktoo.org/2017/09/11/archaeologists-shed-light-tlingit-culture-near-petersburg-europeans/

* "Archaeological team unearths artifacts in Magic Mountain dig:" http://www.denverpost.com/2017/09/13/archaeological-team-unearths-artifacts-magic-mountain-dig/

* "A Brief History of Chocolate in the United States:" http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/brief-history-chocolate-united-states-180964827/

* "How Renaissance Painting Smoldered with a Little Known Hallucinogen:" https://hyperallergic.com/399385/how-renaissance-painting-smoldered-with-a-little-known-hallucinogen/

* A round of of times white people ignored indigenous people about events and the indigenous people were later proved correct.: http://sora-power.tumblr.com/post/165780151457/dollsahoy-fluffmugger

* "Sorry I can’t go to your thing. I must call my senator to plead for my life.:" https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2017/09/21/sorry-i-cant-go-to-your-thing-i-must-call-my-senator-to-plead-for-my-life/?utm_term=.b9cf1701cf79

* "Another GOP Health Care Bill Fails & Saudi Arabia Lets Women Take the Wheel:"

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* "All the Clinton Crimes the Trumps Have Committed:"

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* "Trump Makes the NFL Great Again:"

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* "Trump Wages War Against Protesting Athletes:"

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* "Andy Slavitt - What’s Going On With Health Care in America?:"

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* "Australia's Former Prime Minister Gets a "Glasgow Kiss":"

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* I honestly don't know how I feel about this show. I get what he's trying to do as far as trying to do with Alex Jones what Colbert did with O'Reilly. It's just I'm not convinced it works and I'd much rather be watching Larry Wilmore. Anyway, I think this Milo mock is the best thing they've done so far. "America's Provocateurs:"

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* "NFL Films Tackles Donald Trump:"

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* "Trump's NFL Comments Have Everything To Do With Race:"

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* "NBA Players Are Dunking All Over Trump:"

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* "Puerto Rico, North Korea And The World's Most Powerful Toddler:"

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* "Charli XCX - Boys:"

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* The tax situation is sorted. Thank you Internet.

* Voluntine Politics: http://poorquentyn.tumblr.com/post/165731133643/hey-pq-love-your-analysis-i-agree-with-you-that

* On Jon Snow's treatment of Gilly: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165787719122/why-was-jon-always-so-rude-to-gilly

* We need money for taxes so ebay time again. Twoish days left: https://www.ebay.com/sch/lethran/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=

Details cut for your pleasure: )

*****
* Full list of Resistance and charity links has been migrated to my profile as it was getting out of hand.

* This App phones your rep for you: http://takeastance.us/

* Here is one that will send your reps a fax: https://resistbot.io/

* "Congress Wants to Change the Americans with Disabilities Act and Undermine the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165470116342/congress-wants-to-change-the-americans-with

* How to help Flood victims in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165235609582/woke-up-on-derse-f-f-f-fight

"How to Help Puerto Rico from the outside:" http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165733774359/how-to-help-puerto-rico-from-the-outside

* How to help Caribbean victims of Irma: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/165240981876/hedaclara-hedaclara-hedaclara-guys-the

* "How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims:" http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/08/27/how_to_help_hurricane_harvey_victims.html

* "Disaster Relief and Support for Libraries:" http://www.txla.org/news/2017/08/disaster-relief-and-support-for-libraries

* How to help the protesters and ordinary people in Venezuela: https://thewynne.tumblr.com/post/163738805241/softestjohn-fiftyeightminutes-softestjohn

* "Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide:" https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

* A list of links to Charlottesville charities if you want to give the NAZIs a financial fuck you: https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/896260623905861633

* How white Protesters can weaponize their whiteness: http://gwydionmisha.tumblr.com/post/164390645622/alvaroarbeloa-vaspider-okay-friends-lets

* List of places to donate to help trans service members and fight the planned attack on active duty trans soldiers: https://vaspider.tumblr.com/post/163475550346/moonbian-hey-i-know-reblogging-posts-about-how

* Red Cross is taking donations for Western Wildfire Relief: http://www.redcross.org/local/oregon/ways-to-donate/wildfires

* (This is here as a reminder to me for later). "Can you recommend me some good books, essays, etc. about witches, witchcraft, witch trials in England?:" https://laughingacademy.tumblr.com/post/164664427028/dear-pauline-can-you-recommend-me-some-good

* Help pay for cat food, litter, meds, medical copays: Paypal Lethran@gmail.com

* Want Game of Thrones without the creepy? We need new players. We are very inclusive. "Game of Bones MUSH:" gobmush.wikidot.com

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