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Fuck this asshole... Seriously

https://twitter.com/Wilson__Valdez/status/1110205479752556544

MEANWHILE, in Germany...

https://twitter.com/LorumIpsum/status/1109118035439337472

Your Daily Greenwald, "1984" -Edition

https://twitter.com/JuliaDavisNews/status/1108885603062550528

https://twitter.com/Wilson__Valdez/status/1109105105016627201

MEANWHILE, in Tejas...

https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/1108803006517137412

I don't get it -- What's the mutual interest of this unholy alliance?

https://twitter.com/cjcmichel/status/1108489677126930432

MEANWHILE, in India...

https://twitter.com/idianpeopletime/status/1108338941353091072

https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial/status/1108336131546845184

https://twitter.com/yogaforthesoulr/status/1108465891522547712

https://twitter.com/MEHULGA98431697/status/1108465032474562560

https://twitter.com/Mehboob82190755/status/1108421769738633216


What is Holi?

Holi is a festival celebrated by the majority Hindu population. For centuries, every year, millions of people across India and Nepal create bonfires and cover family and friends with splashes of colored powder and water to commemorate the dawn of spring season. Some say it's an "official" declaration to replace your winter wardrobe with cool summer clothes. But this carnival of colors also celebrates love, equality, fertility and the triumph of good over evil.

The festival finds a mention in the fourth century poem Jaimini Mimansa, written by ancient Nepali scholar Jaimini. Indian king Harsha also mentions "Holikotsav" in his seventh century Sanskrit love drama "Ratnavali".


The Legend of "Holika"

As per Hindu mythology, the festival gets its name from Holika, the demon sister of evil King Hiranyakashyap. As the story goes, the powerful immortal king forbid everyone from worshiping Hindu god Vishnu, however, his own son Prahlad defied his order which enraged the king and hence, he conspired to kill his own son. The king ordered Prahlad and Holika, who was immune to fire, to sit on a pyre. To everyone's surprise, when the flames struck, Holika was burnt to death despite her immunity and Prahlad miraculously lived on. The moral of the story: Good always triumphs over evil.

Since that day, people burn a pyre of wood and cow dung, that signifies the death of Holika, and people pray that the demons of poverty, diseases and hatred, too, burn with the same flames.

https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d514f3463444e33457a6333566d54/index.html

Another day, another Republican commits rape

https://twitter.com/acnewsitics/status/1107788267167072257

Is this going to be the BEST thing, or the WORST?

This is literally how fascist dictatorships operate:

https://twitter.com/drvox/status/1107732810972815362

Is he hoping for a presidential pardon??

https://twitter.com/cbouzy/status/1107731944396279808
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