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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.

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Joined Twitter 5/16/08


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Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonI added Aerosmith ft. Run DMC to this video of the shadow of a millipede walking and it has amused me more than it… https://t.co/m9JnUkkPcb
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonAlternatively, maybe people think that it's worth spending 2 hours hearing how the aspiring leaders of the free wor… https://t.co/e6cJSGkEui
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @3662brendon NM, AZ, UT, and NV all have distinct cultures that blur a little on the edges, but if we're folding st… https://t.co/OS41rphY0Tstates are just dummy thicc gerrymanders what were we talking aboutBrisket looks like a dang tardigrade got hit with a dang supersize ray gun https://t.co/EzPrIo1QGJ https://t.co/oerLVMXuEH
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonJust paid $1,800 for COBRA family insurance for the month while transitioning between jobs. Love this ACCESS to hea… https://t.co/vVvN5xM5xu
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonstar war seating in movie a church 🤝… https://t.co/KhFpPgiIPG
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonhere’s what i had to say about this argument https://t.co/eKoerojxOp https://t.co/7s75aBAohW
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertoni’m going to have a stroke https://t.co/k8wcguurLJ
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonIt's hard for me to imagine a world where abrams doesn't forcibly set up star wars episode 10
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8/25
2019
This is a pretty cosmetic difference https://t.co/tmipChMRpJ
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonwas trying to figure out if a group of young adults were late millennials or elder zoomers and they just referenced… https://t.co/RbVll44uvbMarxist economists are excited to announce that they have discovered the one instance of ethical consumption under… https://t.co/JuE0aJf72U
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"For Jews on the left, fear has been magnified by insult as Trump, the man who helped unleash a new wave of anti-Se… https://t.co/wwEUT3mY09
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Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonFor those "concerned about Jewish life in the diaspora, Israel, which has courted anti-Semitic nationalist leaders… https://t.co/3kYjvhi7tM*blink* https://t.co/LQyme1vi6n
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton“Jewish Currents, a left-wing Jewish publication founded almost 75 years ago, was reborn last year with a new cadre… https://t.co/eLpmz86XaB
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonProtestors in Hong Kong are cutting down facial recognition towers. https://t.co/bTvb8uis7V
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonOh, you're experiencing a structural problem? Have you ever considered trying different personal choices instead?
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonColorado DNC rep says we can walk and chew gum at the same time. As a young man of color who has done anti gun viol… https://t.co/VizRkZ2uit
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonRural Missouri DNC rep talking about her rural constituency wants a real debate, the farms of the Midwest are under… https://t.co/2XhmNuFYub
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonAlaska Rep is talking about how we have known this is a problem for 60 yrs and her state is dying. Says we need thi… https://t.co/dHielO2kDA
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @BSchorshy @TomPerez cc @douglasmackJessica Chambers of Wyoming: "All of the issues mentioned by the opposition are very important. All of them -- food… https://t.co/wuYlSTTB99
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonTo my wife: twitter isn't damaging my brain To myself: I could tweet "take me to chonch"
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonSum total of a guy being killed in custody due to a technique that everyone but the union acknowledges is illegal a… https://t.co/qjNgxO2ypj
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonhelping to kill the climate debate is a minor thing, but the last straw for me
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonjoe biden isn't just exhausting, he's the living embodiment of the exhaustion of an entire way of doing and thinkin… https://t.co/KlpBqSY0r3
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton50% off: HUGE Marxism sale! To mark the publication of Workers and Capital – Mario Tronti's long-awaited classic o… https://t.co/aIQppmiuQv
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonA rep of color born in El Paso talking about how 75% of the people her age are dead from health impacts of local sm… https://t.co/m15zdmG4bo
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @TomPerez I think this need to silo every issue is the greatest challenge in the party's attempt to build messages.… https://t.co/b2IWX3aaWi
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @TomPerez Northern Mariana islands DNC rep, speaking on behalf of all Pacific territories & how islands are being d… https://t.co/cBzKs5dPAd
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"Birdhouse in Your Soul" by They Might Be Giants counts, right? https://t.co/4GR3TMb6T9Are any other Democratic candidates going to get this kind of loving curtain-call as they drop out, or is this just… https://t.co/vwSW2i26hf
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonDear Esoteric Knowledge Twitter, Enjoy. -Phil https://t.co/5HoMsXj9E7
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @samthielman @JessicaHuseman Hey look I found the merrymakersTook a little walk today around another enduring artifact of the WPA. https://t.co/7oYfYxqag0WERNER HERZOG: I stared into the Wookiee’s eyes. Cold, emotionless, brimming with unspeakable menace. It opened its… https://t.co/JGtpliBIVT
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonIt is not enough that the United States fought a wholly voluntary war against an imagined threat. It is also that i… https://t.co/JEyfR9zTJkSORRY, I HAVE PLANS WITH MY FRUIT BAT https://t.co/exyCGLlu8m https://t.co/Q8kHh233Xp
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonHickenlooper’s presidential campaign was a genius move to make Democrats so desperate to push him off the president… https://t.co/t8sroqjGDh
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonSeparately, I've seen a lot of tweets saying US beef eaters should stop eating beef to protect the Amazon. As far… https://t.co/JM0jDZFYBQ
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonthis thread is going around a lot and while it's certainly the case that eating less beef is good for the environme… https://t.co/EptqQCzg3c
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonKnights of the New Republic https://t.co/nmX6rbvzOgThis thought-provoking piece of speculative journalism in the Economist reads like a prologue to Borderless. https://t.co/e474CC4wS8
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @shadesofoffside !!! what's the program?We’ve got a competitor to the F-35 index @KedarPavgi @AthertonKD. One Mili-TCJA is $2.3 billion. One Femto-TCJA is… https://t.co/44LeJSUaZE
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonGOD YES Have watched white-collar folks make some hilarious misfires by assuming that people who Do Things Physica… https://t.co/UXGffH4pKI
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @taylorjwofford Farm to Taber is a good pod, too @rcalo @arstechnica @aselbst @jess_miers @kashhill saaaaaameStill one of the most bonkers things we've come across in 2019 https://t.co/emYx3t5Fw8
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Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @lizvaughn707 https://t.co/RiiAFwUtwEDavid Koch spent roughly 2% of his vast wealth on reputation-management projects in hopes of protecting his legacy… https://t.co/Z10bZjXYbz
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Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonPetit bourgeois politics masking as working class politics part 1000 https://t.co/II5OwzuB45
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonso much for the tolerant left https://t.co/oXi6WlPCwk
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @AthertonKD this is the president: https://t.co/zgEoaAYTqs
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @Kreuzader fucccci learned so many hilarious things but one of them is that there are men in boston who think women in boston are ca… https://t.co/snf1SYDdIV
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertona lot of these personal ads have the same contact info: a 212 number and an email address for someone called sandy.… https://t.co/Bu1YpZyq59
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonwho wants to be the first person an AI tells cops to shoot https://t.co/pbFjC46h7U
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonhmmmm seems weird to have a system that places the long-term financial well-being of millions of people's retiremen… https://t.co/u44YzseIkk @mmilesgoodrich @AlexCKaufman @PHOTORpod !!! woo!WOMAN 1: I'm a frog operator WOMAN 2 (emphatically): And I have a blog about neo-bop jazz WOMAN 1: Our budget is $370K
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @RottenInDenmark @NickBaumann Would love to see it contrasted with, perhaps, "The Real Game Of Life", which is an a… https://t.co/TZz5VsASZbSomeone do a podcast about "Blacks & Whites," the 1970 board game that attempted to teach white people about the ra… https://t.co/J85PUxvLtp
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonNot sure what to do on the first day of class? Want your students to read the syllabus? Here's a 🚨thread🚨 of my s… https://t.co/SRfGGr1dLT
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonHere it is: the only good thing written so far about ROK-Japan tensions - and of course it’s by @etammykim https://t.co/GIJWu9jHGW
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonbut now, even the limited care offered in the camps of the 1940s would exceed what’s being offered to incarcerated… https://t.co/GEYPykIMQi
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonweird how neoliberal capitalism encourages making our jobs an integral source of fulfillment and internalizing work… https://t.co/PqxEZrK13F
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonHot take: The crap-AI essay grading system for the SAT is good actually because it judges students on the thing t… https://t.co/YfBjMcLe10
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonHow many Nazis did you shoot down in the Battle of Britain and WWII? “Not as many as I would have liked.” Rest ea… https://t.co/sEkSqmbhVa
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @mmilesgoodrich @AlexCKaufman ...could I maybe interest either of you in a little thing called @PHOTORpod?Exclusive photo of @BorisJohnson on November 1st https://t.co/taHZSSOskh
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonListen. I'm not endorsing socialism here. All I'm saying is that, just for me, the government could do a way better… https://t.co/HPE0eUNuuY
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonHey @massdems is this really a panel with "Muslim Ban" in the title without any Muslim speakers? You do know there… https://t.co/nBoeSiy0wL
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThe good news is this was a test flight, so I'm sure they're learning a lot. And the ISS is safe from that droid… https://t.co/isHql6pvea
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonI had never considered that a human on board would be the only fallback to the automated system but since Soyuz is… https://t.co/oIh7OMIc5K
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonABORT! Soyuz MS-14 is aborting. Could not lock on to the ISS and was slewing in view. Commanded to depart. https://t.co/mFS1aA2KDO
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonAbort was a manual command from the Russian crew on the Station. #SoyuzMS14 #Roscosmos #Russia
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"clearly the fascists didn't get that the space fascism was a satire," I say, as every single beloved franchise bui… https://t.co/IqTvzPDDEuwasnt this a DNCE song https://t.co/PPjCCDali5Also everything else aside imagine calling all of Europe the “Anglosphere” with a straight face
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonThis! Is! Extremely! Fucked! https://t.co/PGHE2cQtA7 https://t.co/XSE0gcUqVF
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @PatBlanchfield as ever, https://t.co/Ujx6zwAUvkthese people are bad, broken-souled human beings who will write apologetics for literally any genocide, past, prese… https://t.co/TEHjwylxtP
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonRoyalty — Gwendolyn — https://t.co/0Kbu8679BN https://t.co/6X9Y1cmDms
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Athertonthe league banned the anti-fascist iron front symbol and other "political" signage at portland's soccer games. natu… https://t.co/bw6LEXOpd9
Retweeted by Kelsey D. AthertonWell this is a beautiful send-off. https://t.co/BXqRVNevAT
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton @tylergscott so. good.Blogger launched 20 years ago today on August 23, 1999. Thanks to @megnut, @ev, @pbausch, @fraying, @mathowie, and… https://t.co/78sAB9Bx6e
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"Future Man" was pretty good, imo @lizvaughn707 my pronouns are in my twitter bio, thank'sEp. 25 is up! @lukeisamazing and @AthertonKD discuss the importance of Juhani, complain about Revan's lack of a Pad… https://t.co/dMA4XTAUjN
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8/24
2019
A country where we only had to worry about the insane gunmen who can build their own semi-auto rifles would be a hu… https://t.co/yfnjK9Cf28
Retweeted by Kelsey D. Atherton"Bernie recognizes that the Pentagon is the largest institutional emitter of greenhouse gases in the world and that… https://t.co/OeKOAGfLC2
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8/23
2019

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