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Hasufin Heltain @Hasufin Greater DC area

Tech writer, sometimes archaeology, always coffee

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Joined Twitter 1/16/10


@hacks4pancakes Seriously. Just because I *can* doesn't mean I *should*, and definitely doesn't mean I *will*. Yeah… https://t.co/719cVdPuMQ @hacks4pancakes Oh yeah. I really need to get a pedicure. Not so much for cute toenails, but... well, it's really h… https://t.co/vYnhSkEvOzAt Tuesday’s Brooklyn protest, the NYPD kettled us, ordered us to move to the sidewalk, and then immediately played… https://t.co/4KagFYbxRp
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @lasrina I tried to not freak out about the bloody *colonies* I would see when I lived in the East Bay. Seeing one… https://t.co/IHLqJOu7wR @lasrina Yeah, that's gonna happen. The reason we secure all our food is, less incentive for them to come in and stay. @lasrina See, this is why all our food is in gasket-sealed containers. @atlasobscura All the buried ships are truly fascinating. And it amazes me how many people I've known in SF who don… https://t.co/icls80fTIzCurrently trying to find good DARK goggles with an antifog coating. Ideally ones that also offer decent ballistic protection.
10/30
2020
BREAKING: Senator Perdue just cancelled our final debate. At last night's debate, millions saw that Perdue had no… https://t.co/B9GSBrFrW9
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @J0hnnyXm4s That's the spirit! @J0hnnyXm4s Did you at least make "vroom vroom" noises while you walked up?EXCLUSIVE: DOJ a year ago quashed its civil-rights investigation into the police killing of Tamir Rice by blocking… https://t.co/aj4JNbBSS7
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainFacebook charged Biden campaign *much* higher rates than Trump for ads in swing states. Maybe the app-to-rate-girls… https://t.co/S4NXh8MR5W
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainThe Dem strategy is to vote and the GOP strategy is to stop people voting and we should quit acting like these are equally valid
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @RuTemple @UrsulaV I found it, but I had to download the picture and magnify it. And even then I had to check other… https://t.co/yZ0TeVjwU2Do people realize that, per CNN, Trump said today in Michigan that "maybe it wasn't a problem" that pro-Trump domes… https://t.co/c1RW6XhOeL
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @KBSpangler Awww! @jimbutchernews A blackened denarius. @mishellbaker You know, the German owl isn't passive-aggressive. But is, from what I can tell, horny and very inclusive. @webjedi As a tech writer, I have a VERY long diatribe about how recipes should be written. @webjedi Espresso is a lifestyle choice. But for most cooking it's just easier to not be trying to figure out volu… https://t.co/qmudu8Ek0Z @webjedi Huh, I guess that would work in some cases. 'course, I also have a digital scale accurate to the 100th of… https://t.co/f9qWlgJtZG @webjedi Kitchen scales are also super useful for dealing with international recipes.Protip: if a spider has fight music, a health meter, and gives a loot drop, it's Too Damned Big. @Nickf4rr IIRC, daycare around here is upwards of $2000/month.
10/29
2020
My big takeaway is, these people KNOW perfectly well that what they're doing is outright evil. And they choose to… https://t.co/WNt8p3fAyHHundreds were left abandoned in freezing temperature after Donald Trump's rally in Omaha last night. Invitations to… https://t.co/kbFa9YGrhR
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainNever ceases to disgust me how the right is always more upset by looting than Black folks being killed by police.
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainThis is what he does to his *supporters* https://t.co/kt2YlwA7kZJust walked by a track meet at the local high school. No masks, no distancing, physical contact. Folks, there's still a pandemic.Old enough to remember when Republicans and right-wing media claimed that two members of the New Black Panther Part… https://t.co/iIF6DLQamn
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @lasrina Seven. By no coincidence there are seven items on that list to which I am allergic or have a sensitivity.
10/28
2020
I stepped in front of the U-Haul to try and stop the crime and two cops started shoving me and threatening to arres… https://t.co/ocpwbMqjGE
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @twilightprofet Not saying it's a bad idea. It's just not what an electric sword means. @NianaSavage They... basically played chicken with a self-propelled skyscraper. This is one of the dumbest things… https://t.co/fulCSP0v24Amid last night's storm of Bad Things you might have missed this Bad Thing: Trump appointee Michael Pack has elimi… https://t.co/Rl3Fn37R7N
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainStill no answer to this question: Who paid off Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s $92,000 country club fees pl… https://t.co/OyuipsUbbV
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @CatBailey With my work, we usually have bandwidth trouble when we have more than a few people on the call. I wonde… https://t.co/EFgIAaql5RNeil Gorsuch. Brett Kavanaugh. Amy Coney Barrett. All came to Trump from a man named Leonard Leo. We discovered… https://t.co/DceVvLmyhK
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain“Originalism is racist. Originalism is sexist. Originalism is homophobic. Originalism is just a fancy word for disc… https://t.co/csZpbnDih6
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainJust as an FYI, if you're a republican and you identify with a protagonist in any work made in the past thirty year… https://t.co/Pkcw3zaxNh
10/27
2020
@SyslogSnorkeler I did have a fun way to handle that at a conference once. I was getting info from vendors for a pr… https://t.co/zMWUdrFxhf @SyslogSnorkeler 100% agreed for literally everything. ESPECIALLY if it's an item with a fixed cost. "You must call… https://t.co/if2qWpVCnAIt’s this simple: Republicans are trying to bypass the will of voters and have the Supreme Court dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @galaxiou I really should go there some day.TFW when you typo the name of a new file in a directory where you don't have delete permission.This isn't appreciably different from what I actually did last time I wrote anything. However: 1) I'm not a develop… https://t.co/9yDZzT1OFQI'm seeing "Tropical Storm" being abbreviated as T.S., as in "T.S. Zeta" and I really hope we get a Tropical Storm Eliot some year. @ksonney Good list to have it on, second only to "List of things I have never eaten and never will" For me it was… https://t.co/fkFdMWJmAy @ksonney I'm... kinda wondering at silkworm larvae in soy sauce being popular enough to be worth canning. Have you… https://t.co/DnoxmeT73WSo, um, republicans have nominated to the SCOTUS.... 1) 1973 winner for Least Ethical member of the DOJ. 2) Guy who… https://t.co/ZSaC4IywH7 @annasproul Ah. That's more recent than most grave desecration, but certainly not atypical. Definitely infuriating. @annasproul Ugh, I'm having a hard time getting around the paywall, how did the headstones get there? (I have a lo… https://t.co/nOrPuNUrHI @Scattered211 Her title: "handmaiden". Literally. Ex-members of Amy Coney Barrett faith group tell of trauma and se… https://t.co/hWC9EbDgz8
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10/26
2020
What stage of dystopia is this? Having trouble keeping track. https://t.co/s7VUI3dobN @bcrypt We make pesto all the time in my house. And there's a really good parmesan alternative made by VioLife. @seananmcguire Well, yeah. Bandwidth limits, y'know? @UrsulaV I don't pay attention to awards ceremonies, so I only just learned you used the 2017 Hugo awards to teach… https://t.co/J7w7wimYOJOMG. He literally did an "I.... can't hear you!" https://t.co/tTdWQbBdkc @indyfromspace Hate to be the voice of doom, but I think we need to brace ourselves for how much republicans are go… https://t.co/xiHSfJ48j9Well, a poorly-written DuoLingo lesson just had me so frustrated I nearly threw my phone. @PolishSputnik I (obviously) agree with you on this, but I'm a little terrified to ask what happened that this even needs to be said. @zjpahle Nothing is "tasty" or "delicious". Those are subjective things. To me that sounds like unadulterated pain… https://t.co/G4IaXX6gB7 @zjpahle Huh. That's... well, that sounds like something Michael Twitty would write about, but I've certainly never… https://t.co/KxhLH1giJH @UrsulaV It was you or @seananmcguire, and... well, shit, this could go either way. I'm just gonna assume it was a collaborative effort. @zjpahle Could you start by describing "hot chicken" to Americans? @mishellbaker I've definitely noticed a strong effort to shift the conversation from Democrats vs. republicans to D… https://t.co/9e9r3eM8l0I have received my first Christmas advertisement of the year. Folks, it's time to burn this shit to the ground.
10/25
2020
“The next job will be to monitor the safety of vaccines once they’re in widespread use. But the administration last… https://t.co/5gqL2f80A0
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainIt's the "& Beyond" part where I have questions. https://t.co/JHqbiWhpKbYou see this? This used to be a monument to a Confederate soldier. Progress! https://t.co/iUYSLq5fGBThe chamber is full and McConnell is giving his Coney Barrett speech with his back turned to the Democratic side, s… https://t.co/cWWzCJ94iM
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainThere are between 600,000 - 750,000 Israeli settlers living in at least 250 illegal settlements in the occupied Wes… https://t.co/BJrDvWlxQ5
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainCharges: A Boogaloo Bois fired on Minneapolis’ Third Precinct with an AK-47-style gun and screamed “Justice for Flo… https://t.co/PnSZ8mgDVD
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainA quote from that notorious lefty Adam Smith that sums up austerity and food poverty. Lest it be forgotten, over h… https://t.co/9vSyBqYwuh
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainAmerican republicans do this, too. They do evil things and when someone slips and *calls them a bad name* for it, t… https://t.co/Rm24CYoR2ZDear Democrats - as a liberal I want you to know that I am not interested in "moving on" and ignoring republican co… https://t.co/mwv5wLasyY
10/24
2020
If you're thinking that "All politicians are the same" or that "Democrats are socialists", or "Joe Biden is corrupt… https://t.co/FGRFrE6xmLAny other time of year my neighbors would probably call the police if they saw me making a child-sized coffin in th… https://t.co/n03KX44uSSDO NOT do a protest or write-in vote. In January, either Donald Trump or Joe Biden will be sworn in as POTUS. It's… https://t.co/JzPfC2iNUeI can't imagine going back to working in an office. I do think it would be more than reasonable to expect my emplo… https://t.co/xDafD3yORp @jephjacques But if he doesn't bark at construction workers, WHO WILL?Trump issues executive order that would remove job security from tens of thousands of civil servants. The order str… https://t.co/Gv8nqM1OWM
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @CatBailey Cranberry juice? I mean, I usually just sit down and drink a couple liters each of Pocari Sweat and wate… https://t.co/fyb3EJ9Xvf @CatBailey Um, yeah, you will. Alcohol is a toxin, and your kidneys sluice massively more water through to clear it… https://t.co/VqALvEpnRi @0xEnder @zjpahle But that's the issue, isn't it? They're seeking money and power, but HAVING money and power is ne… https://t.co/YmbuV926FA @0xEnder @zjpahle Perhaps it's just me, but I don't *understand* power and money for the sake of power and money. T… https://t.co/XePyZDVramJust thinking of the hacker who supposedly got into Trump's twitter account last week. If I did that, I'd tweet two… https://t.co/6cu24wxf72
10/23
2020
As we get closer to Nov. 3 Donald Trump is growing more desperate to get reelected. He's proving there's nothing he… https://t.co/7NVgKnxBDz
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainDemocrats are justifed in doing literally anything to stop or take over the judiciary at this point. https://t.co/I10cLtbxGSDays before the election, Republicans are trying to give an extreme nominee a lifetime appointment, to strike down… https://t.co/PCkQbxoOLQ
Retweeted by Hasufin HeltainStunning fact: 12 GOP senators on Judiciary Committee who voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination represent… https://t.co/F1gC6JTP9C
Retweeted by Hasufin Heltain @idlewild_ You recall back when I requested access to an inventory control system... and the sole person who could… https://t.co/bcOuNxB272The message: confirm ACB and we will add more justices. It's not a bad strategy. https://t.co/bOhz2VMirzNext week, a group of narrow-minded old men who are about to be kicked out of office, will vote to put a young reli… https://t.co/LOK0a5xCuNSelect inclusive workplaces with robust HR policies. In most offices being a shapeshifting entity from the Nzarr di… https://t.co/NvhoRURM5W @gabsmashh Some wants are universal. @orchid_grey It has burned off pretty quickly, but was nice while it lasted.They don't, though. They've got this endless hunger. They're always seeking more wealth and power, and they have no… https://t.co/m8AC5s7ARRTheir stupidity periodically kicks them out of power in favor of people who are better at running the show but less… https://t.co/elDOVggj2x
10/22
2020

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