President Trump: "Farmers have a lot of guts. Come on, there's not one person that dislikes their children because they're brats? Because they're spoiled, rotten brats? Ok, well that's a pretty good group of people. That's the farmers for you."
"Creating widespread cynicism about the truth and the institutions charged with unearthing it erodes the very foundation of liberal democracy. And the strategy is working." I agree. This is what we're up against: flood the zone. And it is working.
De Niro spoke about the "dire situation" our country is in, calling out the president without mentioning his name. #SAGAwards
BREAKING: 2 people are dead and 5 others were injured in a shooting at a bar along the Riverwalk in San Antonio on Sunday night. #khou
Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries, including 11 containers to Canada
Murdoch media in Australia under pressure. "A resigning finance executive sent an all-company email decrying the company’s 'damaging' and 'irresponsible' coverage of the fires and saying she found it 'unconscionable to continue working for this company.'"
@matthewjdowd says the 2021 inauguration "will be the most profound" since 1861. "The framers and founders of our country envisioned a president who might usurp power," but didn't envision "a United States Senate that will abdicate their responsibility."
@johncusack : "We have to take back the meaning of the word revolution. We're not talking about a Nike commercial, we're not talking about a can of soda, we're talking about a radical redistribution of economic and political power."
The Guardian's review of "A Very Stable Genius:" "It is unsettling, not salacious."
Today I prayed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem that God will continue to bless Israel and that God continue to strengthen the bond between Texas and Israel. May peace and prosperity continue to bless our two peoples.