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This Day in History
Congress authorizes military force to expel Iraq from Kuwait; Soviet forces begin large offensive against Nazi Germany; First woman elected to U.S. Senate; Writer Agatha Christie dies; ‘All in the Family’ debuts on CBS.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
I’m Not Listening to Any Calls for ‘Unity’ From the People Who Fueled This Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Four Data Points on the January 6 Insurrection emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Amidst the horror, there is hope digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Covid pandemic rolls on Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Everything Pundits Are Getting Wrong About This Current Moment In Content Moderation Jillian York, Techdirt
Questions to Guide an Investigation of the Capitol Attack Kyle Murphy, Just Security
‘What Trump Knew’: Potential Criminal Charges in D.C. Sends Signal That Trump and Allies ‘Can’t Pardon Their Way Out’ Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Three Things That Would Be Very Different About Trump’s Likely Second Impeachment Elura Nanos, Law & Crime
The Parler Breach and the Capitol Rioters, Paul Rosenzweig, Lawfare
Twitter Puts an End to Trump’s Rhetorical Presidency Jacob Schulz, Lawfare
Looks like Dems have the vote to impeach Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Onward Christian Soldiers Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 762 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Nazi, Schmatzi! driftglass, at his blog
EVERYTHING IS LIBERALS’ FAULT, PART MCMLXXVIII Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Tasered Balls And No Fly Lists: A Quick, Buzzkilling Reality Check Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Black Cops’ Blue Lives Didn’t Matter Much To Trump’s Mob Stephen Robinson, Wonkette