"It’s time to stop acting like we’re living through the Arab Spring. The protesters in the streets over Donald Trump’s victory aren’t dissidents rising up to demand free elections. They’re rising up to oppose a free election."
Trump win puts U.S.-Russia hostility on hold - but for how long?
After years of rising U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine, Syria, cyber attacks and nuclear arms control, Donald Trump's election as U.S. president may offer a narrow window to repair relations as he and Russian President Vladimir Putin size up each other. Read the full story
Dude, if we don't keep that U.S.-Russia hostility going, what will we have left to believe in?
"The Klan won last night. White nationalists. Sexists, racists and buffoons."
"Shervin Pishevar and Dave Morin are already (half-jokingly?) calling for California’s secession. And Pishevar is looking to fund the movement."
Wait. I think I'm having a flashback here. It's…
Clinton suffers devastating loss to Trump - POLITICO
Oh, and also…
Netanyahu calls Trump 'a true friend' of Israel - POLITICO
So at least there's that.
Meanwhile, I just spilled a cup of tea all over myself and the kitchen floor, so maybe this is going to be a bad day.
I did vote. I have a little "I voted" sticker stuck to the inside of my pocket. So that's that.
I don't do three-cushion voting. It's not a bank shot. I vote for the person among those available I think would do the best job, not Person B who might keep Person C from beating Person D. But hey, if you like watching things bounce around, go for it.
Everybody gets (or should get) one vote, and everybody should use it. If you haven't yet, get going.
"The USA Election Monitor, which went live last week, is an interactive map that displays real-time reports from the public of any attempts at voter intimidation or fraud. Members of the public can contribute reports via text, email, Twitter, or phone, while volunteers will sort and verify the claims."
Pumpkin launcher explodes injuring woman at Delaware competition - NY Daily News
Contestants launch pumpkins with a variety of homemade contraptions. The event had been canceled for the past two years because of problems finding insurance.
Where debates over the future of language intertwine with poo emoji pillows Read the full story
Celebrities who said they'll leave America if Trump wins
Celebrities: They panic just like us. Since even before the presidential primaries began, the specter of a Donald Trump presidency has compelled some jittery Americans, famous or otherwise, to threaten leaving the country if it happens. It's the kind of usually empty threat that has been directed at such previous candidates as George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and plenty others. Read the full story