Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:
The Bible Trump’s New VA Secretary Chose To Be Sworn In On Tells You Everything You Need To Know
“‘The Bible that I will take my oath on reminds me of the 100th anniversary of the end of the war to end all wars,’ Wilkie said referring to WW1, ‘It was a Bible taken into battle by my wife’s grandfather who had probably never ventured beyond three or four counties in North and South Carolina. But by the time he was 18, he was marching up the Champs-Élysées into the cauldron of the Meuse-Argonne.’ Wilkie continued, telling the story of ordinary Americans who fought gallantly in the war: On another part of that battlefield was a young captain of field artillery . . .”
JUST IN: Trump ensures John Kelly is here to stay!
“There have been many rumors that John Kelly would be leaving the White House or that Trump would fire him. But those rumors over the past year are apparently untrue, as Trump just asked John Kelly to remain his Chief of Staff until 2020…and he agreed!”
Demar: Muslim Congressman tells Amazon to Stop Selling Books that Liberals Don’t Like
“Ellison’s cover is to rid Amazon of racist and Nazi material. But this paragraph goes far beyond these two categories of books: I am writing to you with my concerns about the amount of money Amazon has made from the sale of literature and music published by entities identified as ‘hate groups’ by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The Koran has a lot of hateful material in it. It didn’t stop Ellison from taking his oath of office with his hand on the two-volume set from Thomas Jefferson’s library. There are many people who consider the Koran to be ‘hate literature.'”