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.
Four Tet Made a Playlist of Music from Trump’s List of Banned Countries
Quebec City mosque attack suspect known for right-wing online posts
Nirvanna the Band the Show puts Toronto front and centre in hilarious new show for VICELAND
Trial Balloon for a Coup?
George R.R. Martin releasing new Game of Thrones short story this year
Not the GRRM news we are hoping for
Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms
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
US solar power employs more people than oil, coal and gas combined, report shows
Apple strategy in ‘smart home’ race threatened by Amazon
I don’t completely buy that narrative. The smart home world is young still, and Apple’s install base is orders of magnitude larger than Amazon’s. Wouldn’t you guess Apple will get into the speaker/AI/home hub game soon?
Kathleen Wynne stopping John Tory’s plan for tolls on DVP, Gardiner
The Ontario Liberals don’t believe in anything, do they?
Apple Set to Join Amazon, Google, Facebook in AI Research Group
Trump’s stand on immigration could work in Canada’s favour
Looking Back, Looking Ahead—2017 Edition – The Omni Group
I love Omni, the Mac developers of OmniFocus which I use everyday, all day.
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.
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.
Oscar nominations: La La Land leads with record-tying 14 nods
Sundance Film Review: Kuso
Aaaand here’s a review. “Nauseating” comes up a lot, but… in a good way?