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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

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@dbrauer You just made my 2016.ESPN replaced a bigot who collects Luftwaffe memorabilia with a smart woman, and white guys are NOT HAVING IT.
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Retweeted by Fred BeukemaCarson says he probably wouldn't make trip to see shooting victims' families like Obama. "I'd go to the next one"
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Prob the worst article I've ever seen printed in a school paper, which is saying a lot. Good work, "Wesley Joubert"
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@section_sign Something about the cop-job-seeking personality overlapping with the gun-culture personality...? What a complete mystery.@section_sign This series comes across as CB trying to moderate his awesomeness: Puts a new spin on a lot of Peanuts cartoons.@aric Hooray for Twitter teamwork!@aric Couldn't it do both?@joshtpm @TPM (FWIW, I favor strong gun laws) What about the argument comparing this to suicide coverage and attendant copycats?
@section_sign I'm going to choose to assume this is in reference to the hit ABC drama?@thatlevi saw about a half dozen this morning. Good on ‘em.Our son, like the Batman, can be manipulated with riddles.@section_sign Which?In the US, more preschoolers are shot dead each year (82 in 2013) than police officers on duty (27) acc. to CDC & FBI
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@torgospizza @section_sign Lest you be tempted to engage in strategic bombing while you stay there. #thinkaboutit
Edina has too much money.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@RobinKimball Unfathomable. There is no reason for that to be the case. Seems an easy, small, executive branch thing to the difference
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaMaybe the most important piece to come out of #ShoutYourAbortion: "This is What a 22 1/2 Week Abortion Looks Like"
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaShe's smiling because she works in the most protected industry in America. We are its human shields.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaCandi Kinney of Roseburg Gun Shop has just ordered more assault rifles. 'Always a rush after a big shooting.'
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@dbrauer Having learned to pronounce my own last name at ~age 3, I ought to be able to pull that off.@beukema was in Strib. BE-day ma ka ska - not that hard.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@dbrauer Has anyone explained how to pronounce it correctly?"well regulated" --2nd Amendment, US Constitution
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@laura_hudson Saw it in the second season of Hannibal. Hot, sure, but also weird.NRA isn't just arguing about background checks; they're actively campaigning to shield negligent gun dealers & distributors from liability.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThe president had a lot to say about the #OregonShooting yesterday. What he didn't say is equally interesting.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@mikefotis There was a cat, dog, rabbit, and something else. The rabbit thought he was Wolverine, but his claws were cardboard.@Greenspeak *Diet* Coke? This terrifies me, as I'm v attached to both Diet Dr Pepper & the caffeine. Do you drink caffeine in another form?Just woke from a dream in which @mikefotis was directing a feature film about delusional pets who think they’re the X-Men. #230AMfeeding@blodgett *except in AustraliaWelp.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaMy *5-year-olds* already had a teacher explain what to do in case of a school shooting. Fuck 'don't politicize.' Fuck your fake sensitivity.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaI wish every conservative who whines about explaining gay marriage to their kid would tell me how to explain mass shootings to mine.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaObama wanted news organizations to put gun deaths and terror deaths side-by-side. We did.
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What's an anti-gun extremist? What's the most extreme thing anti-gun extremists do? Throw your gun into a lake? Help me understand, Malkin.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@chrislhayes The research is increasingly clear. There are options:
Retweeted by Fred Beukema2nd amendment is larping privileges for white dudes in their fantasy war against the Mexican/Isis Anschluss of America
Retweeted by Fred Beukema"Mommy why do I have to learn how to hide in the classroom closet?" "Sweetie, grownups need to let off steam now and then, quit whining."
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@section_sign At least it's still Friday.@fivemanjob Oh, so my disgust for the war in Iraq didn't mean I wanted the terrorists to destroy the US?@MikeSpangenberg @webster @StarTribune Private mode for article counts? Couldn't help you with the adblock, sorry.@webster @MikeSpangenberg @StarTribune Protip: hitting ESC before it loads seems to prevent it. Same with article counts.@section_sign I'm thinking mostly about the runners who collapse at finish lines, and the paramedics that races keep on hand.@section_sign Has it been specified how exactly BLMSP will disrupt? Higher profile = good, but blocking finish line seems really dangerous.@jillybee72 Especially when he keeps doing the same dumb stuff three times every 22 minutes!
@section_sign …Stadium plan was *announced* & LRT was already in Gillette. Had no idea how cities work.@section_sign …b) Gillette had already been unsuccessfully analyzed for rooftop solar, c) he brought this to the media when the Saints…@section_sign he wanted to build a velodrome atop the Gillette & Diamond Products buildings, never mind that a) owned by 2 diff entities…Friendly reminder that all friendly reminder tweets are smarmy sanctimonious horseshit (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaCorruption in Waller County Puts Sandra Bland's Investigation at Risk
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaHow Section 230 is enabling harassment and terrorism online.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaOne local #blacklivesmatter activist criticizes marathon protest: no connection to event (unlike Fair, Metro Transit)
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaPretty sure I hate this idea's guts.
Retweeted by Fred Beukemai count planned parenthood as one of the few wonderful things that my taxes have helped to build and sustain.
Retweeted by Fred Beukemai am PROUD to help support system of health care that can be accessed by poor and working class people thru out the US.
Retweeted by Fred Beukemait doesn't. i am proud to be supporting publicly funded health care. i am PROUD to give my taxes.
Retweeted by Fred Beukemai don't 'stand with' planned parenthood, bcz it implies that planned parenthood operates separately from me.
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@SpaldingBalls @dbrauer Would love to see Judge debate Harper's merits w/ panel of conservative vet. ballplayers. Not sure who I'd root for.I #StandWithPP. Change your profile pic and show your support for reproductive health & rights! → @perpetua My God, it's full of stars... Thank you for sharing/making this.@TPM I'll feel more that way when Civil-War-era-set westerns don't depend on virtuous Confederate / villainous Union tropes.
@johnmoe I dunno. I’d like to know more about how he knows Linda McCartney.@aric Horse Ten From Navarrone?@stpauljim @SkywayMusings Even without the frame, I'd have wondered if this was a Hosko joint.@section_sign At least it's Friday!MPS watchers: District confirms hiring of former Portland Public Schools principal Macarre Traynham as new ED of Teaching and Learning Dept
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaTo me, this rather unfortunate mobile site footer looks like a tirade against YouTube.
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Resist the Hype: The size of today’s “Super” moon is to next month’s full moon as a 16.07 inch pizza is to a 16.00 inch pizza
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaYou just know they're going to cast a white moon in the movie, though.
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@JMBooyah @anildash Gotta love the use of halal as a noun.@filmspotting Blade Runner is fun to think about, an absolute bore to watch.
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@fivemanjob Be the change you want to see in the world, Butch …
tfw when you're a lizard person and are trying on some human faces for the first time
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaDickbag pharma jacks vital drug 5000%. Volkswagen caught in massive fraud of auto emissions. Tell me again why less govt regulation is good?
Retweeted by Fred Beukemaevidence that taxes are too low
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaHow are these posters not all over DC right now?
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@RobinKimball What's the rumpus, Charlie Brown?
Sing it! Court rules Warner-Chappel does "not own a valid copyright in the 'Happy Birthday' lyrics."
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@tanehisicoates Congrats! I look forward to it. (Can we get @AlyssaRosenberg in on a She-Hulk title at some point?)
Next great car hack: replace an F150s Manhood Compensation Noise with that of a small boat motor or Kitchenaid mixer moment
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaDraft: GOPers ranked least-to-most like to see win: Cruz Huck Jindal Rick Carson Carly Graham Trump Marco Christie Jeb Kasich Paul Pataki
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaWe have half a bomb in our kitchen. We use it to tell our 4 year old when time out is over. was asked to post this again this morning: "educate yourself about women's reproductive health"
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@Deadspin @johnmoe Given his age, they must have bought this shirt after Sharper's being charged. Classtastic.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@BNWImprov One of my top five BNW shows of all time.Richard awoke with a start, as he did every day, astonished by his own erudition. "Today I will belittle a child," he whispered to himself.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThe first rule of bearable atheist club is do you reject Richard Dawkins and all his works
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It's indisputable that having a Democrat in the White House is good for our economy.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@saralovesyou Please add this to the end of the storify.Here’s a terrific & thorough outline of women’s reproductive health & many of the complications thereof: Thank you so much for all of this. I’m going to be sharing it here and on FB.Contrast Trump's kid-gloves treatment of his racist fanboy versus how he treated Jorge Ramos. Clearly doesn't mind confronting *some* people
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So how many times in the Everest movie does Josh Brolin knock over his mother's thimble collection?
@wm_brennan Thanks! Looking forward to it.
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