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Blair Reeves @BlairReeves Pittsboro, NC

Product at @Salesforce. Husband and dad, author and blogger. Don't skip leg day. Esse quam videri. Creator of https://t.co/Q4ejOxs6CX

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Joined Twitter 6/5/12


tl;dr - Democrats aren't stupid, they don't lack a killer instinct, they're not soft, and they can make good ads.… https://t.co/dFnQwOUEq3Going for the jugular Republican-style sounds thrilling to lots of extremely online libs like us, but it is not a w… https://t.co/2Q8v3AtpV1The Lincoln Project is airing its TV ads overwhelmingly in deeply blue states. DC. Yeah, it has digital ads as well… https://t.co/TuYJ3f473WIt's not as if Team Democrats hasn't made tough ads about Trump, either. They've made a lot! But they also need to… https://t.co/xSsYgCnMMPDemocrats and their campaign ad agencies figured out a long time ago that negative ads about Trump don't really wor… https://t.co/rX7QxgLRrUI see a lot of folks rooting for the Lincoln Project because they say Democrats aren't tough or mean enough or what… https://t.co/bI7vyHRSsK @modernjam I hope they upgrade their snacks @TheStefanSmith *cough* https://t.co/go9ddL2suWRemember America’s response to Covid-19 the next time someone claims that all you need are technical advisers & evi… https://t.co/RyTSt45dxI
Retweeted by Blair Reeves @DaneWestNC oh both absolutely should have @cwarzel Don’t forget that half of that winter will also be under Trump, who will have just lost in a landslide and… https://t.co/O7wM47GVd4If Breyer and Ginsberg don't retire on Day 1 of the Biden administration with Senate Majority Leader Schumer, there should be protests. @conorsen He's only 74? I honestly thought he was closer to 80 @conorsen Just imagine telling the grandkids about this
7/15
2020
@kimmaicutler I hope you are right, but do not expect it to happen. In the meantime, I choose to build progressive… https://t.co/JBlvyZHUUz @mikeduncan I’m convinced that absolutely none of the people giving shits about any of that stuff have kids.… https://t.co/cnnZaYt2SWThis is some real Versailles-style court - or maybe middle schoool - drama bullshit. "You'll never BELIEVE what he… https://t.co/PTJfnHX5y6FWIW - for folks whose kids' summer camp is closed and school is probably not opening this fall, whose job is more… https://t.co/7WcL4cX2rq @conorsen @YIMBY_Princeton In my circles, there's a lot of thoughtful debate going on between "schools have to func… https://t.co/ETARpYjI7FThe Conversation on here tends to underweight parents, so just want to pass along that as schools are announcing vi… https://t.co/rUH617BGXt
Retweeted by Blair Reeves @Jakeli_117 @ECaliberSeven Oh you twoMeanwhile, there's an aircraft carrier on fire. https://t.co/E4jCDsx7PMThere are some ways in which the crowdfunded political fundraising model has been overhyped. It’s incredibly powerf… https://t.co/dQjWGrxdLD
Retweeted by Blair Reeves @EveryVoiceNC but debaaaaaate meeeeee
7/14
2020
@hassankhan BasicallyDays go by when you're lucky to raise $50, and then you have a single day with multiple four-digit gives. Fundraisi… https://t.co/nsqeUl31U1 @conorsen Thought you were talking about NC for a minute. Same thing. @tiffani @AmericanAir Gah wait did they discontinue it?? That sucks. There’s still a Delta route to SFO with a brie… https://t.co/H4TJMnJKpp @tiffani @AmericanAir Direct route from RDU to SFO on Delta... @hassankhan Unconditional surrender.Until we can overturn Citizens United, this is how things are gonna work. I am pretty convinced that most regular v… https://t.co/fvaMy1y9vmAbsent a public financing system for campaigns, what this turns into is sort of a "subscriber democracy" system, in… https://t.co/rjTQrEdk9OBtw, the pool of people who ever actually donate any money whatsoever to political campaigns is vanishingly small.… https://t.co/2BskbMWgJDIf you have two pols and they spend an equal amount of time fundraising, but one focuses on selling favors to big m… https://t.co/ENAyXAkbyVObviously, most politicians would prefer both! But one requires you/staff to spend hours doing content marketing an… https://t.co/XGm5ZBFZZIBuilding a small donor base is incredibly time-consuming, difficult and even expensive. For most politicians, it's… https://t.co/BUvo2JWQNHThere are some ways in which the crowdfunded political fundraising model has been overhyped. It’s incredibly powerf… https://t.co/dQjWGrxdLD @RSWestmoreland I agree, obviously. But would a GOP Congress have passed a big stimulus and accelerated PPE and all… https://t.co/CUnCZMnDV7Y'all remember when Donald Trump personally insulted @tedcruz's wife to a national audience and then Ted just turne… https://t.co/6f1Kf5x62Y @CAVandy https://t.co/u1SYnMXvsF @AdamSinger No, but the real ones are on FacebookI mean - it doesn’t matter who’s President. This is the sort of shit our government actually runs on. h/t… https://t.co/ACr1JprXWnObviously a big part of our government's failure on COVID is due to the incompetence and corruption at the top, but… https://t.co/yLBPg6PvwCIt's obviously unknowable, but IMO it's quite possible the COVID response under a Clinton presidency could've been… https://t.co/1ge1z0vg7TWayfair truther 👇🏻 😂 https://t.co/P0qsQRlvpu @southey Cases like that will happen, but they're outliers (at least, that's what it seems for now). Still lots of… https://t.co/a7kANY6I8i @southey We have a good deal of evidence now that daycares/elementary schools are reasonably low-risk for kids. The… https://t.co/EeV9z0YNBzIs Smug still a thing on here? Feels like I barely see him at all anymore.This is happening in Florida next, and together it’s gonna clear out a whole lot of brain worms about Trumpism. https://t.co/dUZkctyXvL @bradwrightphd Please tell me you detail out the small hands in your household to do the dirty work @anniefryman There are weird conspiracy theories but honestly I don’t think there’s anything that reaches the depravity of Qan*n. @bradwrightphd they just grow out of the damn ground, Brad!There’s something about the smell of a healthy tomato plant firing on all cylinders (ours have like 20-30 cherries… https://t.co/iPYOAEUUbe @mihirpshah literally just had 4 @askaphysicist yepJohn Cornyn is a nasty racist and he also doesn't tweet like a guy who's concerned about his re-election.Imagine if they gave this level of fucks about the coronavirus. https://t.co/yyO06tLbti
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7/13
2020
Whoever invented these things deserves a goddamned Nobel prize https://t.co/0ZVX68JDCK @conorsen Not NC? Just wowIn case you were wondering, yes - there are absolutely people in the real world who take that whole Wayfair conspiracy theory seriously. 😬 @pbrody oh MAN I'm jealous. What kind of bench did you get? @pbrody Pics!Got a haircut. Feel like a new man. @conorsen @tylercowen also… “intellectual" @conorsen @tylercowen these people are all bark and no turnoutLet's go big. https://t.co/eOywUwsaiA @sevenacres It helps a lot - thank you so much!An update: in just six months, we've built one of the biggest independent channels for progressive funding for Demo… https://t.co/eEZzDgJPda @kagibso “milita"Here it is! The North Carolina #NCGA PAC report updated for Q2. #ncpol https://t.co/V1de4fpoqy https://t.co/RllWV3doEO
Retweeted by Blair Reeves @donw @JMilesColeman @Pinboard @Pinboard does a damn fine job, but mostly focuses on the tech industry's giving.For $16.8 million we could fully fund flipping 13 state legislatures and you wouldn't have to send a dime to people… https://t.co/cHJxrfJkV7
Retweeted by Blair Reeves @JMilesColeman @derekwillis @rpyers @CATargetBot We need more state-level campaign finance accounts on this website… https://t.co/IiunmCpWOfElection Twitter is fine, but can we get Campaign Finance Twitter going? Maybe? cc @JMilesColemanEvery time I eat one of the first tomatoes from our garden, I'm reminded that store-bought tomatoes are garbage and… https://t.co/asuUruEREdThis is the best reason. https://t.co/e23V077UoJ
7/12
2020
All states with higher than 3% positive-test rate: three-week, Italian-style lockdown (including fines), with unive… https://t.co/LdS1EaENY7
Retweeted by Blair Reeves @profmusgrave Welcome to the club! @boomereng Creating amazing user experiences gets me out of bed in the morningAnd at software companies. https://t.co/08jnWpzKf2If you’re taking years off your life getting punched, kicked, twisted, and slammed, I sincerely hope you’re competi… https://t.co/QxmC3THzUK
Retweeted by Blair ReevesSo, did @hvmn just stop selling GoCubes or what? 😢 @kimmaicutler Tip: it's just fine to get mad, IMOTIL the word “julep” (e.g. “mint julep” and the word “gulab” (e.g. “gulab jamun”) are the same word!
Retweeted by Blair Reeves.@Patrick_Wyman's new podcast season on human origins and prehistory totally slaps. Strong recommendation. Also ku… https://t.co/wOCIQUSZgg @2020Delegates He is not. @kylebrussell What we listening to, popsMidday Saturday, so you know where I am... https://t.co/wFsXNtGtbtThis is the guy who's basically run the #NCGA for nine years. Absolute piece of shit. https://t.co/4TRwoYhUiAMy 2 year old on the public pool bathroom grown-up potty, shrieking with laughter: "DADDY I DID A BIG ONE!" A few… https://t.co/2LYDPQoFnCHoller to all the dadbros taking their toddler to go potty at the public pool! @SenhorRaposa For the uninitiated, what's the difference between tilt and lean? @NickatFP @callieabost I've lived through 3 crashes now so kinda there? @callieabost Professional stunt man. @jbaksht @AdamSinger @callieabost I haven't gotten much decent writing done since quarantine started. https://t.co/ygewbVs7ZG @AdamSinger @callieabost @jbaksht 😬Europeans' out of offices are like "I will not be working until 18 September. All emails will be automatically dele… https://t.co/vKing7FYoD
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7/11
2020
@kate_mckean me, on NC basketball https://t.co/fUcar7qpEF @hels Hey, it happens @kate_mckean You should’ve mentioned that you were good at basketball, that seems to work
7/10
2020

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