Mensa, an Association of Ostensible Geniuses, Takes Donald Trump’s Bait

The ongoing feud between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reached absolutely bizarre, reality-bending levels this week, with Trump responding to reports Tillerson had called him a “moron” by suggesting that they could “compare IQ tests … I can tell you who is going to win.” Read more… … Gizmodo

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Adequate Man Unity Is For Suckers | The Slot One of Trump’s Shitty Golf Courses Cost Puerto Rican Ta

Adequate Man Unity Is For Suckers | The Slot One of Trump’s Shitty Golf Courses Cost Puerto Rican Taxpayers Millions of Dollars | The Root Sponsors Are Dropping NFL Players for Protesting. This Is What We Mean When We Say ‘White Supremacy’ | Splinter You Are Jonathan Chait’s Enemy | Read more… … Lifehacker

‘Le Beast’ arrives in France: Donald Trump’s eight-ton Cadillac fascinates the land of the Renault Twingo

‘Le Beast’ arrives in France: Donald Trump’s eight-ton Cadillac fascinates the land of the Renault Twingo The Cadillac Presidential State Car – its official name – is equipped with weapons … The vehicle is also fitted with night vision cameras, GPS tracking and a satellite communication system to allow it to run in any conditions […]

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Trump’s Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control Explained

President Donald Trump announced a plan today to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system, saying it “will you get you where you need to go more quickly.” Sounds great. But—surprise—the issue’s not as cut and dried as the president would make it out to be. Here’s what’s going on. Read more… … Lifehacker

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Tim Cook slams Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris climate pact in company-wide email

Earlier this week, it was reported that Apple CEO Tim Cook was among a handful of influential executives urging President Trump to remain in the Paris climate accord. Despite pleas from Cook and others, however, President Trump today announced that the United States will withdraw from the pact, marking a blow to climate change efforts. […]