Saturday Assorted Links

1. How a future Trump administration will handle matters relating to police unions. Probably the most sincere thing that has come out of the Trump campaign. In short, expect a lot of vagueness, executive passivity, and a high regard for states’ rights. Meanwhile, Her doesn’t even bother to seek an endorsement.


3. Assange v. Maher. I take the Australian’s side.

4. Things in Aleppo are looking bad for the Syrian government. Siege of East Aleppo broken; siege of West Aleppo begun.

5. Most antisemitic European countries in Eastern, Southern Europe

6. Obama has been very, very, very weak on deportations from the interior of the U.S.

7. I can’t see this as bad for Trump

8. Yup; the endorsement of Ryan was in order to curry favor with him. But what concessions did Trump get?

Author: pithom

An atheist with an interest in the history of the ancient Near East. Author of the Against Jebel al-Lawz Wordpress blog.

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