Friday links! Straight shootin’ edition

Pictured: much radder American flag, same old Mitt Romney.

I’m a straight shooter. I tell it like it is, by which I mean I tell it like I think with little regard for other people’s opinions. People don’t like to hear the truth. It follows that what other people don’t want to hear must necessarily be true. Society may not always welcome a plainspoken truth-teller like me, but that’s the price I pay for being honest. It’s certainly better than admitting that I am a dick. Today is Friday, and we’ve got a whole mess of uncurved shooting in our link roundup. Much of it is not what strict rhetoricians call true, but the gun still fires with an impressive bang. Won’t you peer down the barrel with me?

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