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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Donald Trump Is Sworn In as President, Capping His Swift Ascent
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/20/us/politics/trump-inauguration-day.html

This is what Donald Trump is doing, starting on Day One
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article127333179.html

Israeli Lawmakers Celebrate the New “King of the United States” With Evangelicals
https://theintercept.com/2017/01/19/israeli-lawmakers-celebrate-the-new-king-of-the-united-states-with-evangelicals/

For Trump’s Nominees, a Billionaires’ Guide to Running the Government
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/19/business/donald-trump-billionaires-cabinet-nominees.html

Davos Elite Searches for Fixes to Save Its System From Populists
https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-01-18/lagarde-urges-wealth-redistribution-as-dalio-warns-on-populists

Davos Elite Fret About Inequality Over Vintage Wine and Canapés
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/18/business/dealbook/world-economic-forum-davos-backlash.html

Gulf of Alaska salmon fishery declared federal disaster
http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Gulf-of-Alaska-salmon-fishery-declared-federal-disaster-411160735.html

It's Undeniable: 2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record
http://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2017/01/18/climate-science-isnt-political-lying-about-it-is/

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Inauguration Meditation: Across the Rubicon

IT'S HOWDY DUTY TIME: A NEW DAY DONNING

Sit back and enjoy Jimmy's romp through the political romper room.

Artwork by filmmaker Richard Beymer.

Camille Anna Paglia is an American academic and social critic. Paglia has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia since 1984. Paglia is known for her critical views of many aspects of modern culture.

She is the author of Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990), two collections of essays, Sex, Art, and American Culture (1992) and Vamps and Tramps (1994), an analysis of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, and Break, Blow, Burn (2005) on poetry. Her most recent book is Glittering Images (2012), a history of the visual arts.

She is a critic of American feminism and of post-structuralism as well as a commentator on multiple aspects of American culture such as its visual art, music, and film history. In 2005, Paglia was ranked No. 20 on a Prospect/Foreign Policy poll of the world's top 100 public intellectuals.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR   [1929-1968]

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to US Intelligence
http://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2017/01/what-world-might-look-5-years-according-us-intelligence/134511/

Splitting From Trump, Defense Pick Mattis Slams Russia, Supports Iran Deal
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/01/12/splitting-from-trump-defense-pick-mattis-slams-russia-supports-iran-deal/

Christopher Steele, Trump Dossier Author, Is a Real-Life James Bond
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/christopher-steele-trump-dossier-author-real-life-james-bond-n706376

Why Russia's Kremlin watchers are taking Trump dossier with a grain of salt
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2017/0112/Why-Russia-s-Kremlin-watchers-are-taking-Trump-dossier-with-a-grain-of-salt

Why Trump’s Conflict-of-Interest Plan Won't Prevent Conflicts of Interest
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/01/trump-conflicts-of-interest-business-organization/512861/

Protests in Mexico Push Country to Brink of Revolution and Nobody’s Talking About It
http://theantimedia.org/protests-mexico-brink-revolution/

Global unemployment to hit 200 million as wages stagnate
http://money.cnn.com/2017/01/13/news/economy/jobs-pay-global-outlook-2017/index.html

Davos Wonders If It’s Part of the Problem
https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-01-13/davos-wonders-if-it-s-part-of-the-problem

THE WEEK THAT WAS w /the Newsvandal

Americans Still See Big Government as Top Threat
http://www.gallup.com/poll/201629/americans-big-government-top-threat.aspx

Republicans call Obamacare a 'failure.' These 7 charts show they couldn't be more wrong
http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-obamacare-charts-20170104-story.html

Conservatives jittery over Obamacare repeal plan
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/conservatives-jittery-over-ocare-repeal/article/2611039

Decoding McCain’s Hearing on Trump vs. Spies
http://www.newyorker.com/news/amy-davidson/decoding-mccains-hearing-on-trump-vs-spies

Donald Trump Is Preparing to Unravel a Century of GOP Trade Policy
https://psmag.com/donald-trump-is-preparing-to-unravel-a-century-of-gop-trade-policy-7be4f9daee75

Donald Trump Admits U.S. Taxpayers Will Pay For The Wall, Claims Mexico Will Reimburse Costs
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-border-wall-mexico-reimburse_us_586f882de4b02b5f85883e44

Mexico’s climate migrants are already coming to the United States
http://grist.org/article/mexicos-climate-migrants-are-already-coming-to-the-united-states/

What It’s Like to Live Where It’s Not Even Safe to Breathe
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/01/05/airpocalypse-has-become-a-seasonal-tradition-in-beijing/

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