When Democrats lose, they try to change the rules – Chicago Tribune

When Democrats lost the election in 2016, there emerged a movement to get rid of the Electoral College, because they deemed it unfair, since they had more popular votes. Now I see some are proposing the elimination of lifetime appointments to the U.S. via Pocket
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Laura Ingalls Wilder Name Erased from Award, Her Reputation Unfairly Smeared | National Review

Who’s next? Mark Twain, Shakespeare, Hemingway? Politically correct radicals are now beating up on Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the beloved “Little House on the Prairie” children’s books, which inspired a long-running TV series starring Michael Landon that ran from 1974 to 1983. via Pocket
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Ex co-worker no fan of Democrat darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being hailed as the new face of the Democratic party after vanquishing Queens party boss Joe Crowley in Tuesday’s primary, but one former co-worker isn’t jumping on her bandwagon. via Pocket
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Toxic Femininity and Lack of Personal Responsibility | Dr. Helen

However, as the days went by and the press storm raged on, another question arose, this one not about why Bourdain committed suicide, but about how his girlfriend, actress Asia Argento, and a friend of the couple, actress Rose McGowan, came to be feminist heroes to so many American women. via Pocket
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Democrats are in a crisis and the media won’t talk about it

The Democratic Party is in an ongoing crisis, but most of the national media aren’t interested. They’d rather talk about the new “rock star,” Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Coretz, and ignore that the party is up in flames. via Pocket
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We may have answered the Fermi Paradox: We are alone in the universe — Quartz

Alien life should be everywhere. The sheer abundance of stars in the universe (the number far outstrips the total number of grains of sand on every beach on Earth) suggests that, somewhere, an intelligent lifeform should be warming itself on a distant planet. via Pocket
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Is Guilt Killing the West from Within?

The Romans called it damnatio memoriae: the damnation of memory that resulted in destroying the portraits and even the names of the fallen emperors. The same process is now underway in the West about its colonial past. via Pocket
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