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Fred Beukema @beukema Minneapolis, MN

Struct Eng, Improv, husband/dad. || You may think that you crave true love, but it is not a game for cowards. Neither is Scrabble. - Onion horoscopes

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Joined Twitter 5/3/09

@ItsTheBrandi Some of DJT’s campaign were comical in their awfulness and ineptitude, but this became increasingly “…[Death Star revealed] LEIA: But millions will die TARKIN: I’m open to thoughtful critiques of the Death Star. “Millions will die” is not it.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaDean Heller voting no on #ACHA is like defensive indifference in baseball: doesn’t matter what he does; matters what next guy does.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaDammit, the @AARPadvocates , AMA, all these advocacy groups who oppose the ACA repeal - where are their paid ads ag… @ItsTheBrandi Right! We just did that. Was “funny” (?) at times. Didn’t work out so well in the end.stupid. turn the cameras on. get thrown out. do it again the next time. and again. THAT is the story. not your dumb…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaLet's find out what happens when we don't agree to help them lie to themselves and us about their actions and motiv…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaNow you know it's working. Keep it up. They want civil conversations about killing people for a tax cut. Fuck them.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @stoatno1 So the ~1% surviving germs are lucky, not resistant, yes? @stoatno1 Thought triclosan was problem, but alcohol didn’t create superbugs. Understand washing is generally preferred, of course.Hey, @stoatno1, I’m looking for some knowledge from someone with a bio bg. Is this thread correct? care access is life or death. It's like…the most life or death thing. If your analysis doesn't state that, i…
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @Bmac0507 Shoe fits.Shame on you, @Rendon63rd. We're in the middle of a healthcare crisis and need expansion and action, not cowardice.
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@ItsTheBrandi This would be better than AK, obv., but man, what a fucking waste for a Democrat to not get to fill S… @Bmac0507 What tendentious nonsense.I like Sack a lot, and his Pulitzer was well-deserved, but this is a Bad Sack Take #BaSaTa sums up the difference between the left and center in electability. Left raises turnout, center depresses it.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThis is what happened when a black St. Louis cop left his home to help with a car crash.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaInstead of quietly respecting the community's preferences, it becomes one more example of police prioritizing themselves over the community.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaLook, I'm just happy that Chief Harteau doesn't have to spend Pride weekend thinking about how her Dept hurts her o…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaTrumpcare 2.0: Just as mean. Just as dangerous to your health. Let your elected representative know how you feel: 202-224-3121.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaSOUTH. And I won't hear a THING for East Campus (whaaat).
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaI feel like this country went through a phase of worshiping "leadership" but we seem unable to distinguish salutary & deleterious examples.
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Senator Dean Heller is probably the key to killing Trumpcare. If you live in NV, call him now. Here's his info.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaSOCIALISTS: everyone gets healthcare GOP: only the rich get healthcare DEMOCRATS: let's compromise that's literally the debate.
Retweeted by Fred Beukemaand even then that doesn't mean anything. remember how the house bill went down in flames twice before they passed it?
Retweeted by Fred Beukemathe calls have to keep going until the vote actually happens or the bill goes down in flames. nothing is set until the vote.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaIf you're waiting for the right moment to call your Senator about Trumpcare, the moment is now. Don't wait until it's too late. 202-224-3121
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @chrislhayes But Kennedy is so politically naive/myopic I still worry that Gorsuch has convinced him going now woul…
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @chrislhayes I've been helping some folks plan for this, and general consensus is that it will be next summer after redistricting case. 1/2
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaWhat Mitch McConnell and the GOP think of your objection to their healthcare monstrosity:
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaI'm not at all emotionally prepared for this possibility. is what the GOP bill is bringing back. Annual and lifetime limits on how much insurance you can use. After whi…
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Retweeted by Fred BeukemaJust in case you think "I get insurance through my job so this won't affect me"
Retweeted by Fred Beukema"I’ve got people calling my office...they’re saying, 'Don’t vote for this!'" —@LisaMurkowski KEEP CALLING: (202) 2…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaIf you care about #ACA, #ACHA, #TrumpCare & Minnesota-specificity, please follow @jburcum at the Strib. She’s been on it from the jump.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaWe already knew Trump lied about the tapes. No Distractions. Call your Senator TODAY + tell them that #TrumpCare is TRASH! (202) 224-3121
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThey're trying to hide it, but don't be fooled.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaDoesn't matter. Consider this prescripted political theater. Meaningless, tiny amendments ready to "win" then over.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @goldietaylor @ItsTheBrandi Sixth once you add in some segregationist white women! @ItsTheBrandi Maybe you were right. @ItsTheBrandi Or “moderates” looking for things they can quibble with for a fig leaf.!!!! Keep calling and protesting—remember all the brief public opposition to House AHCA just before it passed?
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaHey, People Magazine. What happens when someone sees this, goes off their meds, and bad things happen? Follow up st…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaFUCK EM UP
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @aric Take a look at banner, Lando! @ItsTheBrandi @section_sign @kukkurovaca I'm genuinely shocked by the implied lack of UK building code standards in… would say they have been deliberately stymying the emergence of new leaders as a coup-proofing tactic.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThe inclusion of Lies My Teacher Told Me leads me to believe that the teacher has not read it. Doesn’t fit the mili… proof that Bob Kroll has one setting. need your clothes, your boots and your motorcycle
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaIts ridiculous but when I start against the Mets I'm very aware that Jerry Seinfeld's mood is in my hands.
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@fabiansociety They really wanted to trademark it? @fabiansociety They could call themselves whatever, but wanted trademark protection; Federal trademark office wouldn’t do it.Also please marvel at this photo of young Laura Dern and Kyle McLachlan
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaDemocrats need to win 24 House seats to take back the House. There are 71 seats bluer than GA 6. Be informed. Stay vigilant. Organize. Vote.
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Retweeted by Fred Beukema @aric This is me being an a-hole, but I’m 95% sure that’s one of Oz’s successors. He rarely does SS anymore. I should run it by my brother.McNulty becomes YouTube sensation with his "Drunken IKEA Assembly" channel.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @aric Link available? @fabiansociety @section_sign @wonderfishy No need to repurpose hate speech! @fabiansociety @section_sign @wonderfishy Come on, society, the word "dumbass" is right there. Pick it up and use it! @MyLittleBloggie I'll file this under "attempts to sue one's embarrassment away."The idea that some reporters think of polls without a MoE 5 months after 2016 suggests to me that ... well, they're bad reporters
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThe GA polls showed an almost perfectly tied race (as did all reporting) One candidate won by few percentage points There's no story there.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaHang it from the heavens. don't know. firing up all the folks who stayed home in 2016 seems easier.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @DonaldJTrumpJr And Florence Gibbs, Helen Mankin, Iris Blitch… @DonaldJTrumpJr Do Cynthia McKinney and Denise Majette not count, or are you too lazy to do even cursory research?
Retweeted by Fred Beukemaif we can have 4 white bros named chris playing superheroes simultaneously, i *think* we can make room for two blac…
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I will slit your throat if you tell my kid there's an emoji movie.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaI agree with this take.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaPanicking Mitch McConnell Shoves Entire Senate Healthcare Bill Into Mouth As Democrat Walks Past…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaGreat, kids, DON’T GET COCKY. a man who has been looking for a spine for a decade but never found it.
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