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Ben Hillman is a film maker, designer, author and illustrator who loves subatomic particles and Betty Boop. After obsessing for years about the evils of mass manipulation, Ben decided to do it himself by forming Ben Hillman & Company – realizing his boyhood dream of messing with the minds of the general public (as well as making films and writing and illustrating books). Ben lives in the beautiful Berkshire hills of Massachusetts with his wife Amy and daughter Maizy. He is a member of the Sheffield Tree Project and the Antarctican Society.

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ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Wednesday, 2 Oct 2019 - The president had often talked about fortifying a border wall with a water-filled trench, stocked with snakes or alligators, prompting aides to seek a cost estimate.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Monday, 15 Jul 2019 - Immigrants & their children are the heart of our country. I am proud to be ‪#MadeByImmigrants‪@realDonaldTrump racist rhetoric only makes me fight harder for all.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 - The President wants us to believe he didn't rape Carroll because she is not his type. This means, of course, that there actually is a type that he finds, what -- worthy of sexual assault?

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Thursday, 20 Jun 2019 - A stack of evidence that Trump either doesn't understand or doesn't care about the idea of the presidency as a stewardship, a public trust...that is meant to be handed off after a bounded time period. 

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Thursday, 6 Jun 2019 - Kessler noted that Trump's rate of saying false or misleading statements has picked up recently, alleging the president had made 171 such statements in the previous three days.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2019 - Trump’s world still appears to face 16 known criminal and civil probes, from as many as a dozen different federal, state, and local prosecutors.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - Trump praised his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in March 2018 after the ruling Communist party announced it was abolishing the two-term limit for the presidency.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Saturday, 4 May 2019 - In Barr’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, he acted not as America’s attorney, nor even as an attorney for the Office of the President. He acted as an attorney for Donald J. Trump. Source: https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-bassin-florence-barr-trump-hearing-20190502-story.html

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 - "I am sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including the President." -- U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Monday, 15 Apr 2019 - It was another instance of the president trying to undo a decision and to stretch the boundaries of his power, even when told there were legal issues at stake.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 - Senior Trump administration officials granted security clearances to at least 25 individuals whose applications had been denied for “disqualifying issues” that could put national security at risk.