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Let’s face it, Donald Trump knows how to make hay against some political opponents. His take-down of Jeb Bush was darkly funny for those of us who fought the Bush dynasty for decades. A weaker-than-usual GOP cast was no match for The Donald in the primaries, and woe to cabinet members who defy the official Trump doctrine now that he’s in office.

But even for a fat man with a voracious appetite, the POTUS may have bitten off more than he can chew this time.

Trevor Noah describes how 45 is now at war with the entire planet. His “Parks and Desecration” policy toward national monuments and capitalist drilling projects is bad enough, but now it seems that endangered species are in the cross-hairs next.

Might Trump even be responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs?

You bet Jurassic.

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Marchers at January 22 anti-vaccination demonstration in Washington, D.C>

Back when it was first gaining traction in the 1990s, the anti-vaccination movement was largely considered a far-left thing, attracting believers ranging from barter-fair hippies to New Age gurus and their followers to “holistic medicine” practitioners. And it largely remained that way … until 2020 and the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As this Sunday’s “Defeat the Mandates” march in Washington, D.C., however, showed us, there’s no longer anything even remotely left-wing about the movement. Populated with Proud Boys and “Patriot” militiamen, QAnoners and other Alex Jones-style conspiracists who blithely indulge in Holocaust relativism and other barely disguised antisemitism, and ex-hippies who now spout right-wing propaganda—many of them, including speakers, encouraging and threatening violence—the crowd at the National Mall manifested the reality that “anti-vaxxers” now constitute a full-fledged far-right movement, and a potentially violent one at that.

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