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Mike's Blog Round Up

Your liberal blog post links for Friday


And so, as we close out 2017, it becomes ever more clear that the United States is now an outlier on the international stage. A pariah. A threat. And, more and more, the world is standing united, as much as possible, in opposition, as it did at the United Nations on the Jerusalem vote, including the calculated abstentions.

I have never believed in the silly, oppressive myth of American exceptionalism, but I have always thought of America, in concept, as something noble. But that, for now, is gone (even as it finds refuge in the Resistance). The new "exceptionalism," the Russia-supported kleptocratic fascism of the Orange Moron and his Republican enablers, is today's "America." And they must be made to pay.

"Always remember -- if we fight back, we might lose. If we don't fight back, we will definitely lose."

Yes, make 'em all pay!

Round-up by Michael J.W. Stickings of The Reaction. (Twitter: @mjwstickings.) I'll be here through the weekend.

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