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Ben Weinberg @bweiny Evanston, IL

Attorney, NU Football fanatic; Dustin Johnson loyalist since 2007.

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Joined Twitter 9/3/12

This fight between a new generation of activists linked up with progressives who’ve been wandering in the wildernes…
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Retweeted by Ben WeinbergOne of my greatest annoyances with the center left, especially large names, is that they REALLY love trying to bran…
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Fun Fact: Nobody on the '95 team had ever played at The Big House. Can't be better than 1-0 😉 The replay begins…
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @RevDJEsq It's the whole Big Ten, all playing (no or 10-20% fans) or not. AD's, school presidents, Kevin Warren all in sync on that. @davidsirota @Romanoff2020 If ever a Charles Booker 2.0, I hope this is it. Hickenlooper was so contemptuous of the… @TeddyGreenstein Michigan could use him this year. McCaffrey & Milton have so little combined experience. Could be… @jbouie Not if the Federal Courts are your top concern. They're not even close to equal given the last 25 years of non-legislation. @Rachel__Nichols @mrvincecarter15 @DaTrillStak5 My favorite basketball player from his 2nd to last season at UNC th… @KylePorterCBS @NoLayingUp When there's been a 58 on Tour at the same course, does more to detract from it than simply being par 70. @mattyglesias @EricLevitz Probate stimulus? @JoeBiden If you're too big a bitch to push single payer w/ its lower overall costs, & take on the predatory insura… @chrisfallica @beatingthebook What's missing is that it doesn't do anything directly to shorten games. Why won't ga… Championship: DJ 22-1 Rose 28-1 Finau 55-1 - Top 5 11-1 CT Pan 250-1 Furyk Top 10 14-1
@Sidelines_SN @charliekolar_ @pat_fry5 @kylepitts__ @noahgray87 John Raine @richjmadrid Burrow's season was better, and Cam has nothing other than 1 season either. Jameis should be in the top 4 over Manziel.This is why many of the national baseball writers insisting the players HAD to make a deal should have withheld com…
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @J_ManPrime21 @krudell Party establishment embraced Joe Lieberman, giving him a VP nom. He returned the favor by lo… @dennisjohn03 @J_ManPrime21 @krudell Health insurance company revenues are certainly better. Everything else, not r… @daveweigel The "of course he'll win" is 99% from defying expectations in 2016, and 1% being conditioned to oversta… @BeTheChange800 Yea, her taste in ice cream is my biggest problem with Pelosi. I'm just upset it isn't free. @annkillion They all put money over health. The only reasons they buy the franchises are money and personal status.… @People4Shahid @cellobuddy Binging on a $40 pint of ice cream @busted_fIush @dregb @PFF_College CUSA 3rd stringer > Trubisky @RealDavidAJones @powerchowder69 @AsteadWesley This is pointless. You're more concerned with advocating the strengt… @waju80 @chhelenach @perrybaconjr @FiveThirtyEight You can't point to a smear of Kamala here. I've explained multip… @RealDavidAJones @powerchowder69 @AsteadWesley You're not using data at all. The data is Hillary's result. Bernie's… @RealDavidAJones @powerchowder69 @AsteadWesley An objective person uses the known outcome to change their opinion.… @RealDavidAJones @ZeiglerJaguar @AsteadWesley Requirements to be a Democrat: - Faith in & satisfaction with the est… @powerchowder69 @RealDavidAJones @AsteadWesley Even if you think it's unlikely, we played out Hillary and know the… @waju80 @chhelenach @perrybaconjr @FiveThirtyEight WSJ is only smearing if they made up the statement about donors.… @RealDavidAJones @AsteadWesley Keep telling yourself Trump was this fantastic unstoppable candidate if you want. @RealDavidAJones @AsteadWesley The idea that Trump was purely unbeatable is more difficult to believe than Bernie w… @AsteadWesley If they're right, they'll get back to .500 at 1-1. @waju80 @chhelenach @perrybaconjr @FiveThirtyEight If anyone smeared her, it'd be a person lying to the WSJ about d… @aschie30 @JoyAnnReid Capn KHive blocked everyone to the left Rahm Emmanuel.Completely normal reactions happening here
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@WestLoopTom The Roscoe Village one is solid. Should be treated as a serious pizza option, both deep dish and thin.A 2nd current DOJ official will testify that antitrust division was used to pursue politically motivated investigat…
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @sullydish If you make up a bunch of fairy tales about a character for religious purposes, why wouldn't people even… @walkonredshirts @Gibblez_N_Bits I refused to watch, or even Google it, because I wanted to avoid being uncultured swine. @NM74118354 @TheChuckGregory @KingJames @thefootballgirl How do you know we haven't? @KingJames @thefootballgirl How about persuading Nike to make your sneakers in the USA instead of relying on inhumane labor overseas?
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @NFayyazi @nocksies @hollyotterbein @fshakir Under normal circumstances I'd agree completely about not wanting to p… @IlliniToffee You mean the Quick Lane Bowl-bound Eastern Michigan Eagles? Come back to me when you lose to a 4-8 Ak… @chhelenach @perrybaconjr @FiveThirtyEight I want Warren b/c I'm most aligned w/ her ideologically. But the irony i… @nocksies @hollyotterbein @fshakir There's still time, primary isn't til Sept 1. But he needs to speak up before early/mail voting starts. @chhelenach @perrybaconjr @FiveThirtyEight Idk where you read him elevating Rice>Abrams/Bottoms/Demings. He says "b… @chhelenach @perrybaconjr @FiveThirtyEight While I personally want EW, as Perry mentions, doing so rebuffs both the… @perrybaconjr @FiveThirtyEight Good piece. As always, you break it down more directly than the cosmetic babble taki… @hollyotterbein @fshakir What's the deal with he & Markey? The lack of endorsement isn't a good look at all. @crampell @kairyssdal @AnnieLowrey With unwavering market exuberance to avoid any preparation and add to the shock. @janesports Lack of calls for the NBA to reduce the amount of teams & games in response to updated numbers, in the… @jbouie What does it say about voting as a large part of the fix when people voted Beshear in as Gov, yet the next… @Buster_ESPN @jensun123 @mr_westtt_phd The problem with 2016 was a lack of diligence by the PA and not listening to… @AndrewBrandt If the PA's critic is a pitcher who threw the ball over the centerfield wall before getting pulled &… @kennethaz Better not come at the expense of time spent requesting tickets to the next Trump rally. @BNightengale Why are expanded playoffs portrayed as good in this article? That was the worst development of all fr… @BauerOutage @Buster_ESPN If MLB expands the playoffs further (5th team play-in is already excessive), it should pr… @kairyssdal That was before the Fed vowed to be anything & everything any investor ever needed.Autzen only has a 5k larger capacity than Dyche/Ryan. Count me among those that didn't know. Jackson is to college football announcing what Tiger is to golf, Jordan to basketball & Gretzky to hockey. Th… @AJentleson @Booker4KY Best reason for optimism is the fact Schumer's up in '22. @bdlatt @chibbqk1ng @mannysdeli Montreal pastrami ruined every damn Chicago deli option for me more than social dis… @chibbqk1ng Not my thing, but I've heard Kaufman's on Dempster is open and doing decent curbside pickup. If they're…
@GregSchwem No athletic success is as gratifying as NU success versus the Big Ten. I'm such a degenerate I just saw… @briankelley230 @JasonSobelTAN I don't mind 1 hour of pregame with Lerner & Chamblee. But 2 hours with Morning Driv… @CFB_Hype @BR_CFB Tough for Amari Rodgers to shock anyone at this point. He's a pretty well known stud. @briankelley230 @JasonSobelTAN But at the same time, they should have talking heads on after the round is complete,… @annkillion The lack of pressure on the NBA to reduce the amount of teams & games is like the emperor's new clothes… @AndrewLiv @pizzacanyon @JesseRogersESPN @JeffPassan Trying to act like they're being hypocrites, when the statemen… @AndrewLiv @pizzacanyon @JesseRogersESPN @JeffPassan It was really tough to find it, I mean I'm exhausted, but I wa… @AndrewLiv @pizzacanyon @JesseRogersESPN @JeffPassan Yet you take the side of the billionaire owners. Strange. @LoweFanClub8 @ADC_PHL @jamfan40 @JesseRogersESPN @JeffPassan Sit this one out snowflake. @JesseRogersESPN @jaysonst @JeffPassan Thank goodness. Stand firm, win your grievance.If it weren't for the Cowboys & Browns, ESPN would be nothing but dead air from 8am-4pm weekdays. Just a complete joke of a network. @BobHarig They moved it back to August, now they have to keep it there.This is the highest-rated recruit Liberty has ever signed. He's transferring because of the "racial insensitivity d…
Retweeted by Ben WeinbergNASCAR needs to be prepared to defend Bubba Wallace from violence, writes @edgeofsports
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @deadhead2561 Fingers-crossed they reject? PA can't agree to expanded playoffs for this year+next. They're turning… spoke w/ over a dozen staffers for @BernieSanders campaign & got a MUCH more in-depth picture of what went wrong…
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @AVSIllini @ESPN_BillC And Scheelhaase had over 50% more attempts. They went 1-7 and were passing from behind. The… the Big Ten realigned divisions (2014), Nebraska is just 1-11 vs. Iowa & Wisconsin Over their 6 games, Wisco…
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @JBradEdwards With Ross injury, & Alabama missing it last season (not exactly the "shake up" we're looking for, I a… @ESPN_BillC @AVSIllini So you're admitting QBR is extremely flawed after using it against Peters? 39th nationally i… @JBradEdwards Opening for TCU & Iowa St. But b/c they aren't big name programs, need to go 13-0 or else CFP will pi… @ESPN_BillC @AVSIllini His passer rating was about the same as Nate Stanley. Lewerke was 39th QBR 5 spots above Sta… @ESPN_BillC @AVSIllini I just used it b/c he said "by any stat you measure," so I picked the one most favorable to… @AVSIllini @ESPN_BillC 18-8 TD-INT ratio is squarely in the middle of the B1G (8th). Not even one of the worst star… @AVSIllini @ESPN_BillC Was as good as any Illini QB season for the last 10 yrs. Scheelhaase '11+13, Lunt '14 are ab… @ESPN_BillC Peters is good, just not durable. @ESPN_BillC Most underrated team in B1G, tbh. Ppl are picking them last in the West while returning a high quality… @33643pts @PlayoffKap Lmao. Gotta change his hair to that freaky shit too.A ringing endorsement of Eliot Engel from...the Senior Editor of the National Review.
Retweeted by Ben Weinberg @BoomYourSales @WillMayRT @volalupi @RealCandaceO I view everything said on here as people's own opinions. If someb… @sahilkapur The true worst of all worlds is that the party is so weak and gutless that if they get a majority they… @BoomYourSales @WillMayRT @volalupi @RealCandaceO Meant to include @BoomYourSales @WillMayRT @volalupi @RealCandaceO Nope. He said "facts of [her] record". Grifter is an accusation based on an opinion. @BoomYourSales @WillMayRT @volalupi @RealCandaceO He said facts of her record. That's not calling the grifter concl…