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[Portrait of Billy Eckstine and Nelson Riddle, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948] (LOC)Good morning firedogs. All over the place with the links today.  Couldn’t find one specific topic that I wanted to explore further. Here they are.

We have spent quite a bit of time these past few weeks talking about gun control here in the United States. Here is a take on the situation abroad.

Did you folks catch Gun Appreciation Day this past weekend? These people were on the wrong end of it.

Do you have young adult children? Warn them about this guy.

‘Only my own cowardice has kept me from ending it all.’ Harrowing stories of long term unemployment.

The inauguration yesterday was fabulous, no? Here is a list of children killed by drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen.

Well, all of those links were downers, eh? How about some happier stuff?

Yahoo brings us the best photo bombs of the inauguration.

This dad promised his kids a puppy if their post could get a million ‘likes’ on Facebook. Guess how it turned out?

Here’s a cute kitten.

And here’s a tune.

See you in the comments firedogs.

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I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.

-D.H. Lawrence