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This Day in History
Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, is launched into orbit; U.S. Blackhawk helicopters shot down in Somalia; Silent movie comedy star Buster Keaton born; Rock singer Janis Joplin dies of drug overdose.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
Apparently Knuckling the Homeless Is Now Part of the Republican Platform Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Trump Has Weaponized the Departments of Justice and State to Accomplish These Extremely Dumb Tasks Jack Holmes, Esquire Politics
The Conspiracy Theories Flynn Wants to Resuscitate and the McCabe Investigation emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Was The Trump Phone Call With Zelensky Paused For Discussion On US Side? Jim White, emptywheel
“I really don’t like where we are right now,” said one prominent Republican pollster. digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Precious bodily fluids Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Trump’s Extortion of Ukraine Is an Impeachable Abuse of Power Frank Bowman, Just Security
Three Lessons From the First Time a Head of State Was Impeached Michel Paradis, Lawfare
Poll finds nearly two-thirds of Americans don’t oppose removing Trump via impeachment and conviction Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Today in Dean Baquet Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Lowlife] Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
THE MEDIA’S TRUMP RULES ARE KILLING HIM NOW Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
You Know What Liz Warren Was Missing? SEXY. Thanks Jacob Wohl And The Other One! Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
GOP Impeachment Plan To Dress Up Like Grandma And Devour Swing State Dems Hits A Snag Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette
Trump Can Add ‘GINA To His Articles Of Impeachment, Please? Evan Hurst, Wonkette