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These movies will help you through the Donald Trump years | Toronto Star

Definitely Children of Men. I would add Killing Them Softly and Hell or High Water

The 8 Craziest Moments Of Trump’s Impromptu Press Conference

yikes

Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence

Looks like I picked the wrong day to quit reading Trump news.

Trump advisers’ space plan: To moon, Mars and beyond

No wonder Musk is so cozy with Trump

The Spy Revolt Against Donald Trump Begins

NSA and other agencies are withholding data from the White House because they think Russia “had ears” there.

Court Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban, Dealing Trump Another Legal Loss

Your Guide to the Sprawling New Anti-Trump Resistance Movement

Steve Bannon: Donald Trump’s chief strategist has a grand vision for remaking America — Quartz

Quartz performed the heroic task of watching Bannon’s films and presents the worldview of “the Leni Riefenstahl of the Tea Party”. I guess he’s been promoted to Goebbels now.

Trump’s First Two Days of February

This is a collection of stories from just the past 48 hours or so that I’ve found to be alarming and/or outrageous.

Two Competing Narratives of Intention and a Third Theory

I’ll go light on the Trump stuff from now on, but this is really good

Trump Considers Deporting Legal Immigrants for Being Poor

Wow. Things getting worse, quickly.

How to Build an Autocracy

We are living through the most dangerous challenge to the free government of the United States that anyone alive has encountered. What happens next is up to you and me. Don’t be afraid. This moment of danger can also be your finest hour as a citizen and an American.

This guy was Bush’s speechwriter. He’s full neocon.

Trial Balloon for a Coup?

Protest Grows ‘Out of Nowhere’ at Kennedy Airport After Iraqis Are Detained

Oh America. The next four or fewer years are going to be a real roller coaster ride huh?

Trump’s Order Blocks Immigrants at Airports, Stoking Fear Around Globe

No White House Leaks Like This … Until Now

Josh Marshall summary of two big must-read Trump leak stories that is itself a must-read. Quotes:

We are three days into the administration and the Trump White House leaks not so much like a sieve as a bucket with no bottom.

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There is, to put it mildly, a rather clearly recurring theme: a torqued up man-child, alternatively rageful and fragile, both grandiose and profoundly insecure.

A Few Thoughts on Entering the Trump Era

Knitters across the country are making cat-ear “pussyhats” for the Women’s March

Anonymous hackers to Trump: This isn’t the 80’s, info doesn’t vanish—your daddy can’t protect you

Donald Trump inauguration: Scottish newspaper previews ceremony as Twilight Zone episode

The story begins in a nightmarish version of 2017 in which huge sections of the US electorate have somehow been duped into voting to make Donald Trump president. It sounds far-fetched, and it is is, but as it goes on it becomes more and more chillingly plausible.

How Jokes Won the Election

Great Emily Nussbaum thinkpiece (thanks, y). That Triumph election special where he called Trump a shock comic was prescient.

Trump ‘compromising’ claims: How and why did we get here?

Later, I used an intermediary to pass some questions to active duty CIA officers dealing with the case file – they would not speak to me directly. I got a message back that there was “more than one tape”, “audio and video”, on “more than one date”, in “more than one place” – in the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow and also in St Petersburg – and that the material was “of a sexual nature”.

Trump Intelligence Allegations

These are the memos

These Reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To Russia

The memos in question are attached at the bottom of this article