From Mineral Ridge, east of Coeur d’Alene:



Stolen without any shame from: Philip Greenspun.

Time to take a trip to Switzerland

Looks like fun:

The Aussies are Serious About Controlling Immigration

This is funny, very funny

This is Kind of a Big Deal

The Justice Department has granted immunity to the former State Department staffer who worked on Hillary Clinton’s private email server as part of a criminal investigation into the possible mishandling of classified information, according to a senior law enforcement official.

The Washington Post

I think that one of the reasons Trump is so popular is that many people (I count myself among them) know that if they had mishandled government information the way that Hillary had, they would be in jail. People are tired of a two or more tiered justice system. People are tired of insiders getting preferential treatment. Treatment that is not available to me and mine…

Sensible Immigration Talk From a 16 Year Old

That is sensible talk about a point system. If we are to have immigration, let’s put in place a system that favors skilled and educated people over the unskilled and uneducated.

Reina del Cid

Posted before, but oddly compelling.

David Thompson: Because this simply can’t be posted too often

Fuck the Patriarchy

David Thompson

Go read the whole post and the comments. David has a really wonderful little community over there.

Son of a Bitch

Good tune.

Winner of national transgender beauty pageant stripped of her title because she was ‘not transgender enough’

Apparently drag queens are not really transgender.

People are so effed up. And who has the time to sort through the differences between drag queens and man-to-woman transgenders?

I confess to a giggle or two while reading the article.