All Further Articles for 2017-01-24

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Breaking Badlands: National Park Service Goes Yugely Rogue, Insists On Pesky Facts
Well this is cool: Trumpian efforts to block information on climate change - 'cause who needs science/a planet? - have sparked fierce resistance by the National Park Service, suggesting the Revolution may yet be tweeted. After being gagged for posting science FACTS - think about that - defiant rangers at Badlands National Park re-posted them, swiftly followed by Golden Gate, Death Valley, NASA, and new alt-park sites vowing, "You will never silence the truth, tiny-fisted dictator."
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Beyond Orwell: Trump's Alt Universe
While social media and wiseacres everywhere have a fine old time with DerGropenFuhrer's newly created "Alternative Facts" - Yoko Ono broke up the Monkees, Trump is America's first black astronaut, zillions attended the Inauguration wearing invisibility cloaks - the press may actually, albeit woefully belatedly, be starting to do their job. In these dystopian times, says Dan Rather, "We can all step up and say simply and without equivocation. 'A lie, is a lie, is a lie.'"
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