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Sunday, February 19, 2017

In November, the U.K. Daily Mail used its entire front page to brand three judges "enemies of the people" following a legal ruling on the Brexit process. Then on Friday, President Donald Trump deployed the epithet against mainstream US media outlets that he sees as hostile. "The fake news media (failing New York Times, NBC News, ABC, CBS, CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!" he wrote on Twitter. ... The U.S. president's use of "enemies of the people" raises unavoidable echoes of some of history's most murderous dictators. ... "Charming that our uneducated president manages to channel the words of Stalin and fails to hear the historical resonance of this phrase," tweeted Mitchell Orenstein, a professor of Russian and East European studies at the University of Pennsylvania. read more


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Meanwhile, back in Oregon, it's round two of Fundys for Bundys:

www.yahoo.com

It'll be interesting to watch how the parallels between Oregon and DAPL play out.

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