Elsewhere for February 5, 2017

You should read this for 2/5/2017:  Protection for priests, clams, and refugees, and sauce for chimney Sweepers who eat steak

People and Companies Matching ACLU Donations.

Secret Room in UK Mansion Tied to King James I Assassination Attempt

On the Pacific Northwest coast, indigenous groups are reinvigorating the ancient practice of clam gardening. And see also: Can ancient “clam gardens” teach us how to farm better today? “The clam gardens were constructed as a series of stone terraces on specific parts of the shore to protect them from the sea, basically making calmer pools where clams can grow more safely and easily.”

Via the BBC: Starbucks CEO pledges to hire 10,000 refugees globally “Starbucks has pledged to hire 10,000 refugees globally over the next five years, in response to US President Donald Trump’s recent immigration ban.”

And yes, I’ll be deliberately patronizing Starbucks. along with other caring businesses like Penzey’s.

Chimichurri Sauce Argentinean Marinade that you really need to try on a steak.

💩🔥💰 Trumpery 💩🔥💰

5 Questions About The Law And 💩🔥💰’s Immigration Order

Rulings on 💩🔥💰’s Immigration Order Are First Step on Long Legal Path

Civil Rights Challenges to 💩🔥💰 Immigration/Refugee Orders

Park Rangers to the Rescue “But what is different with this administration, from that very first attempt to snuff a truth about the size of the crowd on the lovingly restored National Mall grass, is they’re trying to institutionalize lying. The fish is going to stink from the head down.”

Professor David Perry on Milo and the Violent, Well-Funded Right-Wing Attacks on Academic Freedom

Via NPR: After 2 Weeks In Office, 💩🔥💰 Faces More Than 50 Lawsuits Far more than his predecessors faced in their first days on the job”—40 or more just in response to Trumps EO regarding refugees and travel.

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