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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

Stolen from one of my favorite writers, @MaryRobinette.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema. @DailyCaller Not sure I agree with you 100% on your knowing-the-order-things-happened work, there, Lou.This pretty much settles question of whether Senate Intel Cmte can conduct credible investigation of Trump & Russia…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaWayne LaPierre rails against gun-free zones @ CPAC -- a gun-free zone. Pro-Gun Rep. Louie Gohmert cites guns as reason 2 not hold town hall
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaJust a reminder: Woodward and Bernstein never attended a White House briefing. They cracked Watergate from the Washington Post's City Desk.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaDidn't know BHO WH kicked Fox out for a time. Wouldn't have supported that, don't like this: globally. Gaze into the Abyss locally.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaLOL no. RT if you are an unpaid protester.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @dbrauer Heck, I'm a professional structural engineer, and my hourly is in the lower end of that range. How disingenuous is that claim? @dbrauer I've got some server & host friends and family who would love to hear about $30-$60/hr server jobs.If 45 says journalists shouldn’t publish anonymous sources, I say he can fairly be held to that. @thatlevi Because it's lazy, obvious, and a couple towns to the south, it's not true? @theseantcollins Your blue check protects you from hers?This isn't the first interview with an Obama-Trump voter I have seen that takes this turn.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @MyLittleBloggie Also, ask folks in Lakeville or Rochester how missed it was. @filmspotting @LarsenOnFilm I’m sure Armond White will take the pressure off.Important
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @ThisIsMPah Was shocked Mark Seely issued a mea culpa when the thing was narrow, steep, and only off by what, 50 mi?All I can say this quote from a socialite defending Trump is: good. Let’s keep it up.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaFor F’s sake, Dems, basic political best practices! internet's @webster has an important message for the Minneapolis DFL:
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reach out, punch face
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThis comic by @Nick_Anderson_ feels appropriate today.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @gamespite Touch Keese, Get DizzyA buddy comedy where Priebus and Bannon are constantly trying to literally kill each other but only when Trump isn't looking
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaBannon is just a Nazi Grover Norquist
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaOof, this thread
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @theseantcollins Been reading your HaCF pieces after we watch each ep. Got a chill from conclusion of your "And She Was" piece. Thank you.This. I'm so sorry babies. So sorry
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Retweeted by Fred BeukemaTo recap, the rich buying politicians is protected speech, non-rich people petitioning leaders for redress of grievances should be criminal
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @dbrauer Good.i just remembered the statue of a naked guy just completely fucking up a load of babies
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Our enemies worked long and hard to ruin this world and we can work longer and harder to make it better. Anything less is surrender
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaTearing down Confederate flags is as American as punching Nazis in the face. Celebrate both.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaMy phone autocorrects to "duck" too.
Retweeted by Fred Beukemacc: @thewireseason13 yes, the border crossing Turducken."Ms. DeVos, faced with the choice of resigning or defying the president, has agreed to go along."
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @JohnCornyn Yeah, Heritage and the AEI don’t give us marching orders, so we’ve got to develop own best practices for grassroots activism. @section_sign What we *think* we need.Baseball's Hall of Fame to honor 'The Simpsons' on May 27 for 25th anniversary of "Homer at the Bat."…
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@benjotron This was my first instinct as well, but I still feel it’s missing a certain je ne sais quoi. @theseantcollins Goddamn. I voted for her in the primary, and even I think this is disgusting.This is… not quite Shakespearean. What’s the cultural touchstone I’m scratching for here? Han Solo movie has begun production, per a Disney press release. Here's a photo of the cast on day one.…
Retweeted by Fred Beukemabigoted writer resigns from white supremacist website
Retweeted by Fred Beukema😂 ACA replacement. unlike most clicktivism, these public comments as part of rulemaking actually make a difference
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @scalzi @NaomiKritzer I think you're supposed to stay in the attached hotel. @ItsTheBrandi Just think! Your questions changed his mind, so he deleted all the denials!Herc and Carver try sharing custody of a rare baseball card.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema40 years ago today, Fleetwood Mac released "Rumours" - one of the best-selling albums of all time with over 45 mill…
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaYo, you absolutely cannot claim endorsements in 2017 that you got in 2013 or 2009. This is fraud.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @ItsTheBrandi The words "worst nightmare," unless proceeded by the word "my," are usually wishful thinking. @johnmoe Inside Llywen Davis?"Plus also the science wasn't settled yet back then, so it would have been IRRESPONSIBLE to take action!"
Retweeted by Fred Beukema"You said it was real, so we HAD to say it wasn't! You made it a partisan issue by talking about it while not being conservatives!"
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaAs climate change gets worse, look for a wave of articles explaining that GOP denialism is actually the fault of liberal environmentalists:
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @section_sign Sure way to know our (generally great) admin @ prev job was out was bank of lights abv desks by the windows stayed off all dayI genuinely barely understand what happened to politics over the last decade
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LRT: Just had a lot of fun with this survey. Take it again, y'all!
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @Bro_Pair @theseantcollins Waitaminute, I thought this dipshit was banned from Twitter.Trump didn't like the answers to his "unfair media" poll, so he put it up again at a different URL. MAKE ME PROUD.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaNPR can keep its poorly-performed cutesy song tributes to the Vice Presidents to themselves, thank you. @gnrosenberg For all my admiration of Obama, I think this tendency was one of his greatest weaknesses.Otis has been conspicuously silent about all this
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaGrey skies are gonna clear up, put on a @ShowXImprov face. Hint: smiles & laughs involved. Mondays 8PM #ShowXimprov
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @gnrosenberg This is fascinating, would love dev. of this idea. Hicks comes to mind, Notaro's famous post-diagnosis set. Flashes from CK.Remember everyone: This is the guy who said the Sandy Hook shootings didn't happen. Yeah, this guy.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema"I only liked him when he harassed game developers, black women and rape victims"
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaWho among us hasn't conducted back-channel diplomacy via a mobbed-up associate who we earlier testified to barely even know?
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If your main criteria for booking a CPAC keynote 👏 is "liberals hate him" 👏 you're gonna end up booking a guy who endorses pedophilia. 👏
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaSurprisingly few steps between "wear a funny hat so girls will talk to you" and "become a Nazi", but here we all are.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaSome additional context for those pernicious myths that are circulating
Retweeted by Fred Beukema"The more aggressive you get, the more pieces you're gonna lose." - Ryan (5), talking smack over chess.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema @jbouie Who is this asshole? @tmbg don't get covered a lot, but yrs truly scored pretty well with "End of the Tour" at the @BetterCallSaul wrap party. Just sayin'.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaTrump got about as many votes as Mitt Romney. The "should we reach out to Trump supporters" argument is moot. Fuck 'em. We don't need them.
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