Elsewhere for May 7, 2017

You should read this for 5/7/2017:

Via The New York Times: Gorsuch, in Sign of Independence, Is Out of Supreme Court’s Clerical Pool “The pool has been criticized for giving too much power to law clerks and for contributing to the court’s shrinking docket.”

Via Medium: Thousands of Veterans Want to Learn to Code — But Can’t

Via The New York Times Cooking: Homemade Pita Bread and a recipe for Tzatziki.

💩🔥💰 Trumpery 💩🔥💰

Here’s The Proof That 💩🔥💰 Is So Out Of It He Doesn’t Know What’s In His Health Care Bill

“In an interview on SiriusXM Monday afternoon, President Donald Trump wondered aloud about why the Civil War wasn’t ‘worked out’ and whether Andrew Jackson, who died 16 years before the war started, could’ve prevented the bloodiest war in U.S. history.” Could Andrew Jackson Have Stopped The Civil War, As Trump Said? Do keep in mind that Jackson died sixteen years before the Civil War started, and that he was a staunch slave owner and slave merchant, comfortable taking out newspaper ads offing money to anyone giving one of his slaves 100 lashes.

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