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Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 4/24/2017-Link Dump Monday

19 July 2017 at 6:57:57 AM

This AP transcript of an interview with Donald Trump is pretty hilarious, but possibly, SAD, if Trump is actually getting dementia Go ahead, read it out loud and see how goofy Trump seems. 

Like this, because Trump apparently wishes he was on a television show?

Trump won't fire Spicer because "the guy gets great ratings": report

— The Hill (@thehill) April 24, 2017

The Russia conspiracy, explained. Ted Ralls

6 different ways of looking at a Trump tweet

2) Trump lies a lot. Even if you think illegal immigration is the most super-important issue in the whole wide world, the border wall is not “badly needed.” Illegal immigration across the southern border has been declining since the 2008 financial crisis. It has fallen even more dramatically in 2017. Even if you want to stop the remaining streams of illegal immigration, “building a wall is the most expensive and least effective way to secure the border,” according to one GOP congressmanfrom Texas. Maybe this explains why, according to the Wall Street Journal, “not a single member of Congress who represents the territory on the southwest border said they support President Donald Trump’s request for $1.4 billion to begin construction of his promised wall.”

Trump tweets he'd "still beat Hillary in popular vote" despite losing the popular vote:

— The Hill (@thehill) April 24, 2017

New Orleans begins removing Confederate monuments.

Landrieu said the memorials were coming down during the early hours of the morning because of death threats and intimidation from some of those who want the monuments to stay and to minimize city disruption.

The crews used to remove the monuments wore masks and full body suits to protect their identity. As local media showed live video of the monument's removal, crews were asked to move so as not to show an angle that could reveal the identity of the workers removing the monument.

TABC on the Hot Seat

Senate panel weighs alternate graduation route for students who fail exams

Texas parents fear being outed for seeking vaccine exemptions-yeah, and maybe they should for exposing other children to disease

Texas republicans let lobbyists run wild in our government -South Texas Chisme

Along with the above, from Texas Tribune- Ethics reform now includes keeping revolving door to lobby wide open 

Student body armor (satire) for folks thinking about attending public universites in Texas, where anyone can pack a gun.

Did Ted Cruz show up for a Texas Town Hall? Big NOPE



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