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◆ Get ready for a LOT more of this: Norway’s planned donations to the Clinton Foundation for next year are down 90% from their peak. (Daily Caller)
Comment: Utterly predictable. When the donations are mainly to cultivate your future power-in-office, then they will decline sharply when your political future dies.
Comment: Speaking engagements now open!
◆ IowaHawk has the best comments on the cast of Hamilton lecturing Mike Pence:
◆ How Japan filled a huge, giant, enormous sinkhole–65 feet deep–in the middle of a city within a week. (Wired) Chicago officials scoffed, noting that “in our city, 3 potholes can provide steady employment for city workers for 13 years.”
◆ ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, seems a tad worried he might be targetted by the US. Refuses to sleep without a suicide vest. (Fox News) Also, demands the flowers, hard candy, and Tempur-Pedic bed in his hotel suite.
◆ An interview with Steve Bannon. (Hollywood Reporter) Make up your own mind.
I’m not a white nationalist, I’m a nationalist. I’m an economic nationalist . . . Like [Andrew] Jackson’s populism, we’re going to build an entirely new political movement. It’s everything related to jobs. The conservatives are going to go crazy. I’m the guy pushing a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan. –Steve Bannon in the Hollywood Reporter
♥ Hat Tip for helpful suggestions:
◆ Tom Elia for IowaHawk
◆ Michael Lipson for Japanese sinkhole