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The problem we have with the Trump White House isn't even almost new:

Tsze-lu said, "The ruler of Wei has been waiting for you, in order with you to administer the government. What will you consider the first thing to be done?"

The Master replied, "What is necessary is to rectify names." "So! indeed!" said Tsze-lu. "You are wide of the mark! Why must there be such rectification?"

The Master said, "How uncultivated you are, Yu! A superior man, in regard to what he does not know, shows a cautious reserve.

"If names be not correct, language is not in accordance with the truth of things. If language be not in accordance with the truth of things, affairs cannot be carried on to success.

"When affairs cannot be carried on to success, proprieties and music do not flourish. When proprieties and music do not flourish, punishments will not be properly awarded. When punishments are not properly awarded, the people do not know how to move hand or foot.

"Therefore a superior man considers it necessary that the names he uses may be spoken appropriately, and also that what he speaks may be carried out appropriately. What the superior man requires is just that in his words there may be nothing incorrect."
http://china.usc.edu/confucius-analects-13

A tidal wave of bullshit coming from the highest offices in the U.S. can only result in confusion and stagnation. This has been known for literally thousands of years which is why a central tenant of every religion and ethical system is always: "Tell the truth even when it hurts."

h/t to +John Holmes who I ripped the image from. 
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I am forced to conclude that Mr. Rogers broadcasts "red shifted" as he passed through the solar system before losing contact. We have met alien life and he wants to be Your Neighbor.
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https://theawl.com/every-color-of-cardigan-mister-rogers-wore-from-1979-2001-83c1faba2677

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This is the unacceptable status quo in the U.S.. 

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Ruthless opening line: "IVANKA TRUMP HAS WRITTEN a book about female empowerment, and it is about as feminist as a swastika-shaped bikini wax. "

https://thebaffler.com/war-of-nerves/ivanka-stepfordian-night-ghast-of-neo-capitalist-auto-taylorism

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I realized the #fyrfestival debacle literally enacted the plot to sci-fi dystopian novel "The Marching Morons." For those of you not already in the now that's the book that the movie Idiocracy was loosely based on.

http://bit.ly/2prpsRu 
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Why we only play D&D with hard science nerds demonstrated.
http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/dungeon-classes

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The ongoing slow destruction of our world. Stop it. 

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To say the world is having a hot streak like no other is an understatement. Global warming has made cold scarce on a planetary scale.
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