::scans ESPN headlines::
Radical English Whig John Trenchard was born on this day. He shares it with chemist Robert Bunsen, expressionist painter and ear-cutter Vincent van Gogh, Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, basketball legend and great guy Jerry Lucas, brilliant guitarist Eric Clapton, Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane, rapper MC Hammer, lovely-voiced singer Tracy Chapman, English blowhard Piers Morgan, American acting legend Ian Ziering, Canadien person Celine Dion, singer Norah Jones, andassclown and NFL player Richard Sherman.
That’s a diverse list. Now on to…the links!
Jacobin goes out of it’s way to write something stupid as shit. But to be honest, I’m sure there are a lot of leftists fapping wildly to this. And they are near or holding the levers of power. Which is scary.
Ooh, look! A piece of good news in a world going to shit. Too bad this won’t be reported on much.
And something else pretty cool. If you’re into that.
In Chicagoland, some people continue living as they normally would during the panic. Spoiler alert: they’re grifting.
Real estate in west Texas is about to get a lot cheaper. Not that anybody wants to buy out there.
A song for the times. Hope you enjoy it.
Now get out there and have the best day you can. And cross your fingers.