“Twisted Sister was an American heavy metal band originally from Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, and later based in Long Island, New York. Twisted Sister’s most well-known hits include ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ and ‘I Wanna Rock,’ which had music videos noted for their sense of slapstick humor. Many of the band’s songs explore themes of parent vs. child conflicts and criticisms of the educational system.” (Wikipedia)
I had forgotten how hilariously over-the-top this video was. The lyrics aren’t much, but if you want to check them out, they’re here.
Well, it’s been a rough week. Jim asked me the other day when we could start calling it the “Trump regime” instead of the “Trump administration,” and I wasn’t positive where the cut off was on that. After some thought, I figure we have to wait until he actually signs a law. So far it’s just been executive orders, right?
At any rate, I have a pile of saved stories from the week, so if you’re looking for some good weekend reading, scroll on.
- ProPublica: Documenting Hate
- Politico: The Crisis in the Arctic
- FiveThirtyEight: Barack Obama Won The White House, But Democrats Lost The Country
- Media Matters: Corporation For Public Broadcasting: Reported Trump Privatization Plan Would Be “Devastating” To Public Media
- ProPublica: Trump’s 10 Troubling Deals with Foreign Power-Players
- FactCheck.org: What President Trump Inherits
- The Intercept: Republican Lawmakers in Five States Propose Bills to Criminalize Peaceful Protest
- Media Matters: Donald Trump, Sean Spicer, And The George Costanza Rule Of Lying
- Poynter: Journalists around the country are joining a Slack channel devoted to FOIA and Trump
- Poynter: 15 rules for a saner news experience
- TPM: Your Basic Primer on Why Trump’s Voter Fraud Claims Are Bullshit
- ProPublica: Dysfunction Disorder
- Mother Jones: The Long History of “Nazi Punching”
- FiveThirtyEight: Trump Could Really Mess Up Mexico’s Economy
- ProPublica: How to Protect Your Digital Privacy in the Era of Public Shaming
- TPM: Study: Little Girls Doubt That Women Can Be Brilliant