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Kelsey D. Atherton @AthertonKD Past: NM/NOLA/DC/MA. Now: ABQ

War, robots, & other bad futures. Staff writer, @C4ISRNet & @thefifthdomain. Opinions my own. Unitarian Universalist. He/him. Fam: @alymaybe, @stellahthedog.

4,530 Following   25,852 Followers   37,203 Tweets

Joined Twitter 5/16/08


fractalyoda https://t.co/XdGeln5UgVits the weekend baby. you know what that means. its time to tweet precisely one meme and uninstall twitterwhy bother with the general either, couldn’t you just run the smart analytics to pick the president https://t.co/BIMelUGvkE
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @armandjeff top-10, easily. "New California Republic" flag is the best fictional state flagLook what happens when you try to do a story on opioid overdoses with cops as your only source https://t.co/X8oIR4tRNl
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonShorter Turkey today: https://t.co/9qAP6A9N3l @jonathankoren Best (nontraditional)No comment from Hurd as of yet. Phones at his office are turned off, but we've emailed and DM'd his communications… https://t.co/rrQTnoqisU
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonHouthis posted video of the Reaper wreckage last week. https://t.co/KWI9xoJDIH
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonnot New Mexico, thoughThank you @SenatorCarper for your support of #DCStatehood! https://t.co/qK5fijs3f0
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonDC has a better flag than at least 45 statessame tbh https://t.co/zF4aL3Nqma @onekade that certainly makes norm-setting hard, though is perhaps clarifying about the kinds of abuses to guard against“We’re missing a set of standards for how to think about the use of emerging technologies. We in the US are not pro… https://t.co/0PQBqOp1Oo
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonscoop from @jeremybmerrill: Google seems to have given @BetoORourke’s 2020 campaign access to ad placements on Gmai… https://t.co/W7RnZgZCLE
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonSo, uh, not to alarm you, but humans are growing spikes on our skulls because of our smartphone use https://t.co/GvQ22bcHlR
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton! A @propublica & @aldotcom investigation exposes how Alabama sheriffs who lost reelection in 2018 destroyed all so… https://t.co/Q2LBcIeSqJ
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonEXTREMELY PHIL CONTENT https://t.co/wrHvteD2dt
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @cd_hooks The Brulety is the PointIn my whole life I have never heard about this. Which I find unfathomable yet here we are. This is crazy. https://t.co/P8OJbK4q6J
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonHappy Father’s Day, from your traumatically orphaned sons https://t.co/zt61yuw9Qk
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonlol at the notion of the democratic party being a radical leftThe clear takeaway is that Democratic officeholders should not oppose expanding voting rights and expect to win Dem… https://t.co/2RHs05nxrr
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonRead this thread from Dave. I was there when this project from @ValerieInsinna first began. The amount of times we'… https://t.co/LLiTFsrnmA
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton“I shouldn’t have to worry about being murdered by a neo-Nazi in between writing reviews for Pitchfork or interview… https://t.co/O3gxwR0Peh
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonlove too equate renters gaining economic security with weapons that kill hundreds of thousands in moments https://t.co/XfIFfewwtVIt's great that other outlets have picked up on our #F35 project. What would be even better is if they chose to ret… https://t.co/xyvCFKKeYO
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonIn summer 1988 an American warship somehow concluded that an Iranian Airbus A300 flying from Iran to Dubai was an F… https://t.co/4Lz1aBmnHy
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonA 7-year-old girl from India just died crossing the U.S. border. Her body was found in the same region where Scott… https://t.co/uk1F5oEXnY
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonCrimes against humanity https://t.co/WKqa8C0aJO
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonI have just written to the CENTCOM media desk to ask why the video the command has released does not show what happ… https://t.co/P33kdWS7PT
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonwhat's maddening more than anything is both approaches will be left empty if the party doesn't find a way to take the senatethese seem complimentary approaches; existing nominally left policy institutions haven't put forth a ton of policy… https://t.co/VOH7Mttwv2Facebook's present approach to privacy is to define it very narrowly, and then pose as its aggressive defender. It'… https://t.co/DvMmB1Fbm6
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonlove too be facing civilizations crisis, have media sort airing of proposed solutions into debates, then have polit… https://t.co/Gp393KqSafhear this trolls: ive been secretly respecting the flag in the privacy of my garage for 12 hrs a day , maxing out its power to insane levels
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonanother day volunteering at the betsy ross museum. everyone keeps asking me if they can fuck the flag. buddy, they wont even let me fuck it
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonperfect https://t.co/rIQ2aWqowR https://t.co/uPZd9SK4wT
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonhost the second set of primary debates in earshot of an internment campPURPLE: Group of Death ORANGE: The AFC East with Warren as the Patriots https://t.co/yC092nv2iU
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertongotta redo the list from scratch and start with "recognizing the worker's union," @peretti https://t.co/vwE7QQbiJFlmao the official raptors account with some potentially significantly illegal drone footage https://t.co/dkKs8zNutf
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonKnifegator 2020You come at the king, you best not miss https://t.co/uupLRd0W5N
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonQuillette is cast as centrist and somewhat libertarian or "classically liberal", but it's obviously for people with… https://t.co/Fm1kMWOezq
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonSerious note. Proud of the boys. They just verbally shut down a boy from another school who was making fun of a gir… https://t.co/ri8a8zIvi7
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThere is a lot in this contract I'm extremely proud of. But one thing we got in that I fought for was prohibiting d… https://t.co/k8pOqMMoUQ
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"The Phantom Menace was a real missed opportunity, not only to launch a provocative critique of antebellum galactic… https://t.co/Ck5OOWHKUq @scifantasy @AaronMehta The Mighty Mighty Industrial ZonesWrote a thing with @AthertonKD where he did the drone bit and I did the industrial base bit because we are always o… https://t.co/s3Zs1lJ3F2
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"turn off retweets for this person" is maybe twitter's singular most useful feature for preserving friendships @OKnox just the same old experts https://t.co/tBnijB08Sbtoo many streaming things today on my beat, time to transcribe something else instead @AthertonKD Currently livestreaming https://t.co/0qTteSJ70T
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton[agrees in @OldMoffTarkin] https://t.co/2Uk3EE5MTQ @PeteButtigieg @SenWarren @ezraklein In response to a Q from @HayesBrown and myself, all four of these advisors bro… https://t.co/l3JYOeTW2T
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonRelying on AI alone to solve military problems is a lot like assuming bodycameras alone will stop problems in polic… https://t.co/mgJNkAiWtRPolice unions, the bail industry & prosecutors see reform as an "existential threat." "They can’t continue to just… https://t.co/ycp3kIXwJg
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton👀 this is so truly wild to me seeing as his office was integral in putting together DC’s bid for Amazon!!! (h/t… https://t.co/RJ3LRz4CeH
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonhappy #flagday! today, we honor our flag, the flag that unittes and represents us and makesus proud to be who we ar… https://t.co/MaVcrlEQtV
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonSocial Security isn't "going broke." Older Americans are. https://t.co/6mcTVqqmwg
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThere's nothing brave or "responsible" about pretending that Social Security cuts would somehow solve the challenge… https://t.co/gvBhhZgriv
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @thepacketrat fair!what industries did you deregulate, what government services did you privatize, in what way did you erode the media… https://t.co/myi3SBODpZwhen people talk about neoliberalism being an overused phrase, they mean this tweet, specifically https://t.co/qst6ATDfxkto whom should a law apply if not to the people for whom the law was written to apply to explicitly https://t.co/NwS8ID02sP
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThe Tubman thing is among the least damaging bad things the Trump administration has done, but the fact that they p… https://t.co/Wgeoqt2Lbv
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton“We are all due sanctuary, and we are all due peace” - Sabrina Hersi Issa @SadieNash #JoyandLiberation
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonAbout war: https://t.co/sJSMAbPYzF
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"cassus bellini" is today's perfect typo @ChivoQueChiva that's fair; I think bellingcat does important work generally but parsing what does and doesn't matc… https://t.co/vrlDv5Z75htake them to church @AdamSerwer https://t.co/L7TE1Gr72b https://t.co/wnN4DD9M8O
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonnot sure if there's a more concise point of political asymettry than Pelosi's reluctance to start impeachment heari… https://t.co/aTuh9H0r6fCan't wait for a cryptocurrency with the ethics of Uber, the censorship resistance of Paypal, and the centralizatio… https://t.co/FCdexWfAb6
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThe NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner won’t be prosecuted, and may not even be fired—depending on the outcome of… https://t.co/4L1uPUViB5
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonthis would be a stupid thing to risk hundreds of thousands of lives over, regardlessAnd again, to be clear, there's currently no evidence to verify what was removed from the side of the vessel was a… https://t.co/Z5a82yE5zl
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThread - What can open sources tell us about the alleged attacks on the Kokuka Courageous and Front Altair in the G… https://t.co/QJzrdPhE60
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThis sort of makes it sound like aliens flew millions of light-years to get here and then got dragged into conflict… https://t.co/CcNlLefcJ2
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonim not saying the saudis false flagged their own tankers but you are talking about a guy so bloodthirsty and audaci… https://t.co/hl7Jwt30JQ
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Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @taylorjwofford @mjgault oh, I see. I like that too for holding reasons but am okay with donuts that don't have itbUT dAtA iS OBJectIvE anD BiaS-FrEe https://t.co/oPmUkgyrdK
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @hannahgais @BrandyLJensen (Joey Tribbiani voice) @taylorjwofford @mjgault a big box of holes is good for sharing @taylorjwofford @mjgault i like the hole[jared kushner in a frogman suit, diving off a cliff in socotra with limpet mines]
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonSo CNN is running a story that says the USG has imagery that CNN has not seen that purportedly shows Iranian forces… https://t.co/g58hrJBAez
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @Zvyozdochka alasradicalized by the failures of well meaning technocracy and its deeply constrained understanding of politicsremember in the early part of this decade where the idea was if the military supported it, America would get on boa… https://t.co/w5NNnLcprDQuillette: F̶r̶e̶e̶ ̶T̶h̶o̶u̶g̶h̶t̶ ̶L̶i̶v̶e̶s̶ Our Race Science Is Based on Advocates of Child Rape. https://t.co/tGT0lSQFKL
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonbit too much hope on algae biofuel, toothe soft praetorianism in service of greening the military in the Truman Project's "The Burden," an otherwise reaso… https://t.co/l3EDJnHdOj @drfarls it isn't! it's just an insane thing to sayis this...responsible handling of unexploded ordnance being framed as a nefarious act? https://t.co/Mz3EM9SHbzhttps://t.co/65yQx2Y5FF
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @pptsapper you other gunners can't deny
6/14
2019

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