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Eric Budd @ericmbudd Boulder, Colorado

the econ side of everything. board member @abetterboulder @bhccoops @ingramcoop. I like bikes. he/him. let's get coffee https://t.co/lpTymeXy6s

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Joined Twitter 5/28/09


I appreciate the BBC piece as it feels like some other country and you realize it's very America https://t.co/qgmQOjw0aI @unicorn @dailycamera lolol https://t.co/eLWa49CM1khowlwutThe goalposts are moving so fast https://t.co/A9GEJZHseV
Retweeted by Eric BuddCan’t overstate the extent to which the Wisconsin Republican Party has spent 10 years fighting to make Wisconsin a… https://t.co/pjCw7vqMKx
Retweeted by Eric BuddI'll have a full post on this Wisconsin travesty in the morning, but for now: I literally told you three weeks ago… https://t.co/6m8k42vjKY
Retweeted by Eric BuddTwo Black men were kicked out of a Walmart for wearing masks during a pandemic. https://t.co/nhI5YB83wF https://t.co/1hqIFJEF0A
Retweeted by Eric BuddCoronavirus isn’t just exposing the racial disparities within cities. It is making them worse, via @newsbysamuels: https://t.co/6Z7Wj49IaV
Retweeted by Eric Buddno one wants to rewrite code written in COBOL because it's just so boring https://t.co/ZIhZzKKY0l @AndySayler agreedWOW: By a 5–4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court reverses a lower court order extending the deadline for mail-in ballots… https://t.co/Sd2DLM7dLx
Retweeted by Eric BuddWisconsin can now toss out absentee ballots that were held up by a heavy demand after the pandemic hit. So often th… https://t.co/Mx09DkvIg4
Retweeted by Eric BuddDemocrats have increasingly made voting rights a part of their national platforms. In terms of power, it may be a d… https://t.co/BmMW43ayXf
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4/7
2020
BREAKING NEWS: Louisiana just released COVID-19 data which shows that African-Americans account for 70% of ALL DEAT… https://t.co/5vMxh56fir
Retweeted by Eric BuddHydroxychloroquine isn’t a cure, it’s an investment the crooks in the trump regime made when they thought it would… https://t.co/hOYeor82zv
Retweeted by Eric Buddno doubt lots of Republicans are enriching themselves while people die. https://t.co/VB6hpEo0CuGOP death cult wins again. Republican state legislature will not postpone the election https://t.co/icvWpSIgOg @s1nelson I too know how to set money on fire @angiebudd @notFromShrek omggg 🤣🤣 https://t.co/10SzmDhrRg @AustinOnSocial @Matt_Badman lolwut. it's not a dog, omgim not sure what’s happening here, but someone in #boulder has leashed up a raccoon and is taking it on a walk beca… https://t.co/jsX2muHcle
Retweeted by Eric BuddGrocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus https://t.co/RaJxPMi2wu
Retweeted by Eric BuddThese tweets, from New York's mayor and San Francisco's mayor, were posted on the same day. https://t.co/jvdiLrknD8
Retweeted by Eric Buddjust bonkers to me but I don't know anything. https://t.co/PLnHZ65nPmAll the standards around masks are focused on protecting the *wearer* (which is the most relevant factor for health… https://t.co/QIfC5qxQfB
Retweeted by Eric BuddTrump has begun urging even those without Covid-19 symptoms to take a combination of antimalarial and antibacterial… https://t.co/cNJ1j5MzOL
Retweeted by Eric BuddBREAKING: Wisconsin governor suspends in-person voting in Tuesday’s elections amid escalating coronavirus fears by… https://t.co/vCR6zpyN8w
Retweeted by Eric BuddPearl Harbor is not the right metaphor here, folks. The awful death toll that the virus will wreak this week on N… https://t.co/QgWVrdLiAE
Retweeted by Eric Budd @Noahpinion the conspiratorial left is my least favorite political animalMillennial-headed households are worth about two-thirds of what Boomer households were worth in the 80s, when Boome… https://t.co/RpKkIuzTLL
Retweeted by Eric Budd @RubinoJC yeah. it's quite depressing"In one of the best decades the American economy has ever recorded, families were bled dry." https://t.co/l39z7bBZUSBeen thinking about this @AnnieLowrey column from August a lot lately https://t.co/Z8APOqb8yc https://t.co/dGpdpKOgpj
Retweeted by Eric Budd @Thatmushroom thanks! I think I read this article last year too 😂😂 interesting to see how downturns compound existing conditions @spignal yeah, that makes sense. i.e. they think cautious outlook has less potential downside @ericmbudd Reasons cited are a decline in exports, restaurant closures and people more focused on buying staples. A… https://t.co/PGFHqY7sAD
Retweeted by Eric Buddperhaps people are not eating less cheese in general but have less money and will reduce cheese spending in the futurewhy are people eating less cheese https://t.co/7jrv3ShaVi"In the high country, the oxygen saturation for healthy people not sick with the new coronavirus is on average 92%… https://t.co/DidM5cTPSh"...the barometric pressure is lower. The barometric pressure is what drives O2 into the blood, meaning patients in… https://t.co/3JIKmrwyAnIn Colorado’s mountain towns, high altitude presents a unique challenge in treating coronavirus https://t.co/OGd3wa6YKM via @denverpost
Retweeted by Eric Buddevery time I post new data showing African-Americans are dying from covid at 3X their population some Really Smart… https://t.co/vrfViA3obt
Retweeted by Eric BuddI believe one of these two 😑😑 https://t.co/q5CBqnhTrY @Lexialex whoa I did not see this. @laurenthehough 🤣🤣 @arrdem single player? does the game have cooperative mode? @unicorn whoot! thank you! gorgeous dayThanks to @ericmbudd I'm doing the Tour de Coop today delivering books to 3 coops in Boulder! https://t.co/TBoivLppTF
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4/6
2020
@angiebudd omg I love it https://t.co/dsiva3hReb @angiebudd 😂😂when you look at what China's doing to control #COVID19 and realize we're incredibly far behind. https://t.co/suooR6QhAi @angiebudd lol these tea holders are great https://t.co/PjDu81uyzd @bolderbekah @justinsimoni when I programmed in COBOL I was 25 years old 🤣🤣🤣 got out of that job for good reasonso much of our future CO2 emissions are baked in. https://t.co/eppXcn7KimAs the economic slow-down due to the coronavirus pandemic shutters industry, air pollution and carbon emissions are… https://t.co/bS20FMOzM6
Retweeted by Eric BuddDuring this pandemic there are only 4 social classes: Billionaire Zoom user Essential employee Unemployed
Retweeted by Eric Budd @jesszen my life hack is over-ear noise canceling headphones + ear plugshttps://t.co/Vb8fFgYtMa https://t.co/SBlB1eJnxa @NilesGApol because Twitter is the great equalizer (and also not reality at all) @webdevMason grew up Catholic but don't identify as Christian as an adultTold my dad about the reports from Michigan, Milwaukee that black people were contracting COVID19 and dying at disp… https://t.co/t3WCZbFhhG
Retweeted by Eric Buddhe just... tweeted it out https://t.co/TkQVM2OyJkoh geez. via @DrTaraGoddard I didn't realize the end of life date was already set for July 1st 2020now that Apple bought Dark Sky weather how long before they shut down the Android app? @elvialimon 😬😬Dr. Drew is a snake oil salesman. Really terrible stuff here. What a disgrace. https://t.co/Eh35Ky8yVO
Retweeted by Eric Budd @HeerJeet @NateSilver538 "when this is over" won't be immediate but a slog. unlikely to go back to normal for a long timehunker down and keep distance https://t.co/YNFnZP4dc2I love this tweet because it's magically timely and also because economies require a diverse set of skills for over… https://t.co/nZra5dLJ70Flight attendant: Is there a doctor onboard? Dad: *nudging me* that should've been you Me: Not now Dad Dad: Not… https://t.co/mcHERTkeq2
Retweeted by Eric Budd @arrdem lolol. gold"Two days later, on March 21, the president personally pushed the health officials. The president also tweeted that… https://t.co/Rr6I9w5jEYI can only assume Trump is somehow profiting on this fraud https://t.co/NvJdGlW3Fe @angiebudd I know you'll love this 🤣🤣 https://t.co/3R7Rl2sWjN @isaach it's like the anti Pokemon Goour current situation explains why we should care to elect people who are not fucking ghouls @Hillhaus yeah, I worked a job writing COBOL in the financial industry from 2004 to 2007. eye opening! @CHThiem @markgelband @unicorn @tridentboulder 😂😂 thankssince no one gets my COBOL jokes it's because in COBOL all variables are global and the language does not have the concept of scopeCOBOL : variables :: pandemic : global https://t.co/vigEJsxxdoBecause many state unemployment systems run on COBOL. https://t.co/ddv3jT7Zom
Retweeted by Eric Budd @markgelband @unicorn @tridentboulder @InnisfreeBooks @boulderbooks awesome, thank you! @markgelband @unicorn @tridentboulder hahah. I wasn't sure who sent them over, but some nice person 😊thanks @unicorn @tridentboulder @markgelband for the book delivery! you can support a local business and deliver a… https://t.co/lOwQDohDXw @unicorn I just put in orders for the three other BHC co-ops in town (Ostara, Chrysalis, Masala). I didn't see a sp… https://t.co/DRlfY0RNVx
4/5
2020
It happened again. Somerset County NJ officials ordered 35K N95 masks for front-line healthcare workers. 24 have di… https://t.co/4MGtV6p4qC
Retweeted by Eric BuddHe didn’t die of natural causes. My father was murdered for working to end racism, war and poverty and for speaki… https://t.co/pSeP4fqTRN
Retweeted by Eric BuddI wrote COBOL 15 years ago. it's... great https://t.co/oDTFV0tNHTLol https://t.co/DAVHw053zG
Retweeted by Eric BuddThis is the president explicitly telling Americans, en masse, to take a drug that may have serious effects for them… https://t.co/yovXnfwlsV
Retweeted by Eric Buddone of the problems with knowing very little about the trump family’s finances is when the president gets fixated o… https://t.co/wwtXLoPJHh
Retweeted by Eric Budddrug peddler in chief https://t.co/EthuEDaiNWDr Trump tells the nation to take an unproven drug, and then says antibiotics can be used against a virus. (They cannot.)
Retweeted by Eric Budd @TheCharlier https://t.co/t63rrBqAlWyes, Florida's government does resemble Florida Man https://t.co/CoAVWhaY9uReading the end of the NYT account of why German fatalities are so low is enough to make Americans weep https://t.co/iae5lQLEdM
Retweeted by Eric Budd'But the Black Death was good for the economy' is the ultimate Bloomberg take. https://t.co/skXw6HIv3N
Retweeted by Eric Budd155 crew members of USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive days after captain is ousted over letter https://t.co/bmyw5XgfUB
Retweeted by Eric BuddRaise your hand if you called it. 🙋🏾‍♀️ https://t.co/KT9gHQWvwN
Retweeted by Eric Buddok we slightly remembered how to adult today at @IngramCoop https://t.co/Lpm6lOGO68
4/4
2020

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