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David Roberts @drvox Seattle, WA

Seattleite transplanted from Tennessee; now blogging for https://t.co/5gESirnht7 about energy politics. Climate hawk, deficit dove. Not a doctor.

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Joined Twitter 3/4/09


The US is not exactly crushing the 21st century. https://t.co/bmsu0nL3L9Two socialists, one of whom is an incumbent, are running for city council in Seattle. https://t.co/MZCoJQPdxD
Retweeted by David Roberts[blink] https://t.co/ewuB0TcU2V @solar_chase This one makes me sad. @pushtheneedle @SounderBruce Fuck yes, let's make it a Rambla! @katierodihan When I tell people I live up north, they're like, "oh, Green Lake?" Ha ha. I drive 15 minutes south to get to Green Lake. 😞 @US395 I guess I was just confused by the scientists, Internet Guy.
10/17
2019
@pushtheneedle @SounderBruce PS, I live near north Aurora & it is such a case in point. They're adding medians w/ t… https://t.co/d09V6Q3VWb @pushtheneedle @SounderBruce I hate it so much. It's the same sort of short-sighted political compromise that has u… https://t.co/zS7xfqj6SpOne very basic principle of urban design: there are roads, designed to get people in cars to their destinations, an… https://t.co/Z55qWu7Uc6These are supposed to be the walkable bits, the "urban villages," but instead they are death strips w/ cars trying… https://t.co/x6drkNvGEzSome day I'm gonna write an eleventy-tweet thread about this, but everywhere you go in Seattle, you find the city c… https://t.co/ukXWgZAg8zAll right, I'm on the main strip/bit in Columbia City, and it's cute (& I remembered I have been here before), but… https://t.co/FInZySuXV9 @MTStarrett @AmericanLandsCn Ah, dang it, I just forgot to mention the beetles. But what are these museum policies? Got a link or something? @AlexFischCC Gah! Fixed. @thezoopness @brookejarvis I'm here and they are out of both tortas and quiches. 😕 I'm making do with a fig danish. @jrdnmdhl @joshjob42 Uh, the vast majority of politicians can and do. It is for certain select ones, and only on ce… https://t.co/hC8WaqZG6cOMFG I am dying. https://t.co/Jg3He0uUoV @ashenthorn Armed with sufficient imagine-if-Obama's and but-her-emails's, we can deal with 95% of today's news. @kemokid Heard that from a couple folks -- is there a link? Or do we know exactly how many people were involved in those households?💪💪💪https://t.co/Jp95Uxo5N9"I capture them." Imagine if Obama etc. etc. https://t.co/n0TraGr9Ye @birdpartyguy I'm not even sure I could find it on a map. @JohnCammo It's less expensive than the current system.🤣😂🤣 It is all of us. https://t.co/NfEWqkaU0MEvery👏single👏time. https://t.co/4sric1jWOdAnd then this bullshit. https://t.co/gc4EUnZHhQTrump completely loses his cool in the presence of a powerful woman. https://t.co/tHMrpt7ePNOf all the unconscionable aspects of Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds, maybe the worst is that he sprung it on our… https://t.co/6uYtry9Umj
Retweeted by David RobertsTrump has no idea what’s happening. US personnel have been scrambling to evacuate positions surrounded by hostile T… https://t.co/8P1WiNWuPT
Retweeted by David RobertsDinner. https://t.co/eI4VXcxVE8This is fine. https://t.co/gBfuGHrzSRSigh. It is real. https://t.co/CkhLVkOStlAn increasingly familiar experience: I cannot tell if this is parody. https://t.co/KNVDL9ECSk @AJMeyer Once light rail reaches my neighborhood in the year 3000, my options will increase.Oh, funny, this discussion reminds me of a post I wrote for Grist, way back when, on how my (generally crappy) neig… https://t.co/ta9jNgEuOZ @RottenInDenmark I ... don't think I've ever been there either. @PezeshkiCharles Yeah, people really don't get that. Easy driving doesn't expand your choices, it constricts them. @brookejarvis I'm headed there in about an hour. Will do so! @wackslacks What a cool thing! @ZId84WGk44sbrQt I wish my neighborhood had been created that way. 🙁 @spenceralmen @whitemice @CarbonWrangler https://t.co/nxpex8Wp7g @ItsKelseyHamlin I hear great things about it! I've been trying to talk my family into a two-day stay-cation where… https://t.co/otfJzRM1IHIt's funny, we say we live a city, but no one really occupies a city. We live in fairly small, circumscribed walk/d… https://t.co/fLUdleCvcgSeattlites: I have occasion to go down to Columbia City (south Seattle) today & I was trying to think of the last t… https://t.co/pXfPY6RlxF @guy_public @steve_katz @MotherJones @mje415 Wait, holy shit, community microgrids are literally illegal?!🤦‍♂️ https://t.co/DanCencV4p @kimmaicutler The $100 rebate thing is so mind-bogglingly stupid I had to double factcheck it before I even believed it was real. @wadhwa Stay tuned ... @andybrwn Yeah I didn't phrase that well -- it was supposed to be an "or." @guy_public @steve_katz @MotherJones @mje415 'Splain. @mateosfo @PedalLove @jimbrown95818 @MadelineKovacs I endorse everyone coming to Seattle for once.Bennett out doing the GOP's rhetorical work for it. Just how many Americans does he imagine are out celebrating the… https://t.co/iMEicb1KI4The future liberals want. https://t.co/b6G7R4GEWY @JessicaValenti I knew so many dudes like this, making arguments like this, in college -- glib little bits of rheto… https://t.co/UbrhZusIx1For the record, I am against befriending war criminals, and if Kissinger or Bush ask me to attend a baseball game, I will refuse.It's maybe worth noting that the allegedly vexing question of whether to befriend war criminals is a dilemma very f… https://t.co/WCu5JPYwTAChrist. https://t.co/OP5cu1wKDE"Hopefully." Imagine if Obama etc. etc. https://t.co/QVSn4TkLh4 @mateosfo Editor replaced "smug old faux-liberal death monsters" with "wealthier urban residents." @steve_katz @MotherJones @mje415 Excellent stuff, very helpful! @mike_hamm Oh, yeah? Was that it? @drvox nailed it in his PG&E story. A brilliant summation of several disparate proceedings and the hot mess of PSP… https://t.co/vULYpOdCCM
Retweeted by David Roberts @kirstygogan @JesseJenkins I will add this to my list! @ZaneSelvans 🙏 @jasonsanchez82 Thanks! @smullins3000 @newtonmarunner @pattystewartcan @neeratanden "it is expected that politicians acknowledge and be hon… https://t.co/PBICwjWTCf @LeoTraub One word: bitcoin.My new post: an unbelievable fiasco just unfolded in California. Hundreds of thousands of residents lost power for… https://t.co/0tYDcW5lGF @ConservRepu @Jenstro10 Maybe look up "trend." @PolicyofGrace On purpose tho? @east31st @chrislhayes Yes.Question for #EnergyTwitter: has there ever been a deliberate blackout as large as the one PG&E did last week? Has… https://t.co/6kREXzm1xk @mcmillen @ribbonknight Wait what?🙌 https://t.co/Re7BruMiRV @WoodfordPG Agreed. When in Bullshit Rome, bullshit like a Roman. @joshjob42 Maybe because she knows any such soundbite/clip will immediately be decontextualized & demagogued ruthlessly.There's an argument for a slower transition, a la Pete, but it's a political argument: things will go smoother if t… https://t.co/Iw0iDPU5TGNo matter what speed you prefer transitioning to M4A, at the end of the road are higher taxes & lower overall healt… https://t.co/AKmi0hzmQPWhat's irritating about this attack on Warren re: Medicare is that everyone knows it's BS. It's not "evasive" to sa… https://t.co/HJAACMn6Ph @AOCstanclub Oh yeah? I didn't know they had a bond.Nearing full-squad endorsement. https://t.co/u4ZxK7PJxu @j_salvo That is every time I've seen him open his mouth since he started running. @colovelo Bisque, you say?Sounds like I didn't miss much at the debate tonight. Any favorite moments?Grateful to @umairfan and @drvox for doing the job TV moderators wouldn't: https://t.co/ys9RbhEct9
Retweeted by David Roberts🤔 https://t.co/B3U85AeJPmClimate change is a top priority for voters, but tonight's #DemDebate skirted the topic entirely. @drvox and… https://t.co/EDlmhq0CiP
Retweeted by David RobertsGlad I read this @drvox @umairfan piece today instead of watching the debate: https://t.co/azu4EHsf1e https://t.co/obDpOrtpDn
Retweeted by David Robertsthis is an interesting way for NYT to frame an effort to re-segregate Louisiana schools. https://t.co/QGWdljbU4D
Retweeted by David Roberts @nytopinion is such a disaster. https://t.co/BRXdeZi44tTax the rich.
Retweeted by David RobertsGet ready for the upcoming brief exchange on #climatechange by reading @umairfan and @drvox's new piece with answer… https://t.co/m2Lyz2ocff
Retweeted by David Roberts @greenprofgreen @BernieSanders Yeah, I mean, as insufficient as it is, most countries aren't even meeting their ple… https://t.co/2OWikPTpPy @greenprofgreen @BernieSanders All of their plans call for targets far exceeding what the US pledged in Paris, so i… https://t.co/IRlLOOqi1G
10/16
2019
@anaphoristand I was wanting to abolish the Senate before wanting to abolish the Senate was cool.SCOOP: EPA's own staff in California has internally disavowed a recent letter from @EPAAWheeler to California Gov.… https://t.co/BzgtODk1Ud
Retweeted by David Roberts @brendanpierpont I would like to hear more about that.💀 https://t.co/VaU4CJQHKd @MunsonAlison I will temporarily suspend my nausea.
10/15
2019

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