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With the savage and incoherent Trump spewing his increasingly racist bile on Muslims - and his ugly GOP fellow-travelers really not far behind - consider the inspired petition by a Scottish activist to bar Trump entry to the U.K. "for his continued, unrepentant hate speech and unacceptable behavior (that) foments racial, religious and nationalistic intolerance." In the same spirit of turning away from darkness toward light: Re-imagine John Lennon, killed 35 years ago today.