Elsewhere for May 28, 2017

You should read this for 5/28/2017:

Via Dave Zirin in The Nation: A Lynching on the University of Maryland Campus “Richard Collins III was killed Saturday night because of the color of his skin.”
Via The Atlantic: That Time the TSA Found a Scientist’s 3-D-Printed Mouse Penis “I do outreach at the drop of a hat, and I’m ready to teach a bit of evolution to the TSA if they’re interested. And they were freaking out.”
A belligerent man in a Trump hat was kicked off a flight as a crowd chanted: ‘Lock him up!’
Via Time Magazine: Bill Gates Discusses His Lifelong Love for Books and Reading
Movie theater fires back after uproar over women-only showings of ‘Wonder Woman’ And after a male minority objected, Alamo scheduled more showings for women who identify as women.
Buttermilk chocolate cake with coffee

💩🔥💰 Trumpery 💩🔥💰
Comey was not the only official to resist #45’s entreaties “a concerted, multi-front effort by the president and top White House staff to rein in an FBI investigation in the months before Trump fired Comey.” And there’s a paper trail.
Via The New York Times: Former C.I.A. Chief Reveals Mounting Concern Over Trump Campaign and Russia “In testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, Mr. Brennan described a nerve-fraying few months as American authorities realized that the election was under attack and worried that Mr. Trump’s campaign might be aiding that fight. His remarks were the fullest public account to date of the origins of an F.B.I. investigation that continues to shadow the Trump administration.”

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