Link Love (2016-11-01)


Donald Trump’s Islamophobic Fear Mongering Is Disgusting – Love, Joy, Feminism

“Anger and hostility were the most overwhelming sentiments at a Trump rally in Cincinnati last week, a deep sense of frustration, an us-versus-them mentality, and a belief that they are part of an unstoppable and underestimated movement. Unlike many in the country, however, these hard-core Trump followers do not believe the real estate mogul’s misfortunes are of his own making.
They believe what Trump has told them over and over, that this election is rigged, and if he loses, it will be because of a massive conspiracy to take him down.” Trump’s supporters talk rebellion, assassination at his rallies – The Boston Globe

A People’s History of Donald Trump’s Business Busts and Countless Victims – Newsweek

“These concerns compel us, for the third time since the magazine’s founding, to endorse a candidate for president. Hillary Rodham Clinton has more than earned, through her service to the country as first lady, as a senator from New York, and as secretary of state, the right to be taken seriously as a White House contender. She has flaws (some legitimately troubling, some exaggerated by her opponents), but she is among the most prepared candidates ever to seek the presidency. We are confident that she understands the role of the United States in the world; we have no doubt that she will apply herself assiduously to the problems confronting this country; and she has demonstrated an aptitude for analysis and hard work.
Donald Trump, on the other hand, has no record of public service and no qualifications for public office. His affect is that of an infomercial huckster; he traffics in conspiracy theories and racist invective; he is appallingly sexist; he is erratic, secretive, and xenophobic; he expresses admiration for authoritarian rulers, and evinces authoritarian tendencies himself. He is easily goaded, a poor quality for someone seeking control of America’s nuclear arsenal. He is an enemy of fact-based discourse; he is ignorant of, and indifferent to, the Constitution; he appears not to read.” ‘The Atlantic’ Editors Endorse Hillary Clinton for President – The Atlantic

Donald Trump’s Barrage of Heated Rhetoric Has Little Precedent – The New York Times

“He is preaching to the converted. He is lashing out at anyone who is not completely loyal. He is detaching himself from and delegitimizing the institutions of American political life. And he is proclaiming conspiracies everywhere — in polls (rigged), in debate moderators (biased) and in the election itself (soon to be stolen).” Inside Donald Trump’s echo chamber of conspiracies, grievances and vitriol – The Washington Post

You Don’t Like Trump? You Killed Christ. – Love, Joy, Feminism

“I have to laugh when people accuse me of opposing Trump because it somehow makes me rich, or because I’m currying favors with guests at the “elite” cocktail parties that I never actually attend. I oppose Trump not just because he’s an ignorant demagogue and a naked political opportunist, but also because bigotry and intimidation cling to his campaign. Every campaign attracts its share of fools, cranks, and crazies. But Trump’s candidacy has weaponized them. Every harassing tweet and every violent threat is like a voice whispering in my ear, telling me to do all that I can to oppose a movement that breeds and exploits such reckless hate.” Donald Trump’s Alt-Right Supporters: Internet Abuse Must End – National Review

Donald Trump’s Barrage of Heated Rhetoric Has Little Precedent – The New York Times


Why Do Sensitive Introverts Withdraw? – Introvert, Dear

“If you’ve met someone online…
…made plans to meet up for a first date
…but then after you’ve made those plans, the person says or does something creepy (or racist) that makes you reconsider…
IT IS OKAY TO JUST CANCEL.” #822: PSA that answers about 10 current letters – Captain Awkward

Ask Dr. NerdLove: My Friend’s Giving Me The Cold Shoulder – Paging Dr. NerdLove

Chronic Illness & Pain

4 Yoga Poses for Chronic Pain – Aroga Yoga

“Syncope = Fainting = Passing out.  This means you have lost consciousness, or have come close and have gotten horizontal in time to prevent the actual faint, otherwise known as “pre-syncope.”  This happens because there is not enough blood in your brain.  Many perfectly healthy peeople faint during their life time, and it is a one or two time event – and they have no other health issues causing it or as a result.  Or – it can be a sign of something serious.  There are many types of fainting, the most common being vasovagal, or reflex fainting.” Fainting: The Final Frontier (and Neurally Medicated Syncope) – STOP POTS (and Dysautonomia)

Things I Find Help With POTS Symptoms – Irish Dysautonomia Awareness


Vegan Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream – Against All Grain

Vietnamese Short Rib Stew – Mark’s Daily Apple

Easy homemade vegan and paleo mini pumpkin pie recipe – The Real Food Guide

Ginger Fried Cabbage and Carrots (AIP, Paleo, Vegan) – Eat Heal Thrive

Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Maple Crispies – Simple Merry

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