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Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes"
Aug 27, 2018 13 tweets 2 min read
1/ It's story time... 2/ My grandmother was born on an upstate New York farm in 1900. She never even saw a black person until my grandfather married her and they moved to a very urban area in Queens when she was in her mid '20s.
Jul 22, 2018 25 tweets 6 min read
1/ When a friend @DanielBukszpan complained that he was unable to play ASSHOLE in @SCRABBLE_EA, I explained to him that he had the wrong dictionary. He thought I was kidding.

Story time... 2/ There are two 'official' dictionaries in use now (not including the many foreign language editions of the board game) and you can use either of them in the online edition of the game many of us play - you just have to choose the one you want when creating the game.
May 23, 2018 17 tweets 6 min read
1/ James Clapper says in his new book, "Of course the Russian efforts affected the outcome. Surprising even themselves, they swung the election to a Trump win. To conclude otherwise stretches logic, common sense, and credulity to the breaking point."… 2/ Intelligence had info nearly two years ago but McConnell refused to join Obama in speaking out about it. So Obama didn't. Biden: "Would things have gotten better, or would it further look like we were trying to de-legitimize the electoral process?"…
May 11, 2018 6 tweets 6 min read
This is a thread about my decision process in the #PA5 Congressional District race to unseat @PatMeehanPA who is not running for reelection in a district suddenly competitive thanks to redistricting. I am looking forward to flipping this district! /1 Deciding on #PA5 is not easy but that's good since there are so many good candidates! I immediately eliminated @RepMargoDavidso - she is my state rep and her inconsistent positions on reproductive rights and a curious vote on redistricting makes me not trust her. /2
Jan 9, 2018 6 tweets 5 min read

1) @nytpolitics entered into an "arrangement with the author, with Peter Schweizer, to pursue the material included in his book, in advance" of the release of Clinton Cash as noted by @maddow in April, 2015.… 2) @Salon noted in early 2016 that the @nytimes continued to publicize Clinton Cash even though "Scores of news organizations... promptly found a multitude of mistakes in the book and reported them out."…