My shoulder interfered with my sleep last night, so please pardon my brevity.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 3:28 (average 4:07). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From Politico: President-elect Donald Trump on Monday threatened to unravel President Barack Obama’s progress with Cuba unless the communist nation accedes to his terms.
“If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S. as a whole, I will terminate deal,” Trump tweeted Monday morning.
Translation: Better Deal for the Cuban People = Cuban government subsidies for Trump Towers Havana.
From TPM: At least three mosques in California have received a letter warning that Muslims will be physically endangered now that Donald Trump has won the White House.
The Orange County Register reported Saturday that Islamic centers in Long Beach, Claremont and San Jose received photocopies of the same handwritten letter calling Muslims “vile,” “evil,” and “the children of Satan.” Signed “Americans for a Better Way,” the letter warns that with Trump’s election, a “day of reckoning has arrived” for American Muslims.
“He’s going to cleanse America and make it shine again,” it reads. “And he’s going to start with you Muslims. He’s going to do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews.”
Behold the love of Republican Supply-side Jesus, the opposite of the real Jesus. This is the Fuhrer’s interpretation of the First Amendment.
From NY Times: President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Sunday that he had fallen short in the popular vote in the general election only because millions of people had voted illegally, leveling the baseless claim as part of a daylong storm of Twitter posts [Fuhrer delinked] voicing anger about a three-state recount push.
“In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally,” Mr. Trump wrote Sunday afternoon.