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If you're reading this, I probably woke up and chose violence again. Sorry about that. Or glad you liked it.
Aug 21, 2018 20 tweets 11 min read
@Racismdogowners Alright, I read through your thread last night. In replying, I'd like to preface this by saying that yes, you raise some good points, and no, I don't think you're a frothing-at-the-mouth racist.

But if I'm being honest, I struggled with more than a few aspects of this response. @Racismdogowners I struggled with your dismissal of the concerns of POC () in the same thread that you accuse the GOP of doing the same. While you brush your objectors off as "white conservative Twitter", a quick search suggests that that's not an entirely fair assessment.
Aug 13, 2018 49 tweets 11 min read

I made mention awhile back that I held constitutional objections to the Medicare For All proposals that periodically come up. It's a complex topic, so it took me a couple weeks to put this together into a (hopefully) coherent argument, but at last, here it is. #m4a The wide range of concerns around Medicare For All has resulted in these being pretty muddy waters, so for the sake of holding a focused discussion, let's just assume that, with the exception of constitutionality, all other concerns have been satisfactorily assuaged.
Jul 27, 2018 30 tweets 8 min read

This tweet came across my feed this morning, and after pondering how generous of a word “confused” was, I felt inspired to take some time to address some of the misinformation in detail. The article in question, authored by Jessica Valenti, is entitled “What Feminists Can Do for Boys”, and can be found here (send clicks at your own discretion):….

This thread focuses on 4 claims that caught my attention in @RubinReport's initial screenshot: