Trump will not go quietly if he loses in November; and if he wins, well he may never leave…
After a 2020 election win we can likely expect Trump and his bigot weasel Stephen Miller to pull out another page from the autocratic playbook. Namely, the page that says: If you don’t like the beliefs or activities of some of your people, criminalize them.
China’s treatment of muslims is a gross example of this principle in action. This article sums up the China situation and is well worth reading: Newly Released Database Shows How China Criminalized Muslim Faith
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has stated that President Trump’s tweets about cases involving the Justice Department “make it impossible” for him to do his job. What he actually means is that Trump’s bragging and crowing make it very hard to hide what Barr is up to (putting the fix in for cases involving Trump cronies) behind the scenes.
The situation is so flagrantly outside the norms that over 2000 former Department of Justice officials have signed an open letter demanding that Barr resign.
One of my all-time favorite shoegaze songs: Taste by Ride.
Lots of people have heard of SETI, and many probably know that at least part of the search is done using radio. Here is a great introduction to what SETI is looking for and why radio is so important.
Dive into some astrophysics with Dr. Becky.
Hexenwerk, pagan folk from Vitae.