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John Voelcker @johnvoelcker Hudson Valley + NYC

Raconteur. Random cultural, political, sociological, science, tech, #LGBTQ + British car tweets. Used to edit http://t.co/GiC9gJOreq. Opinions mine. Obviously.

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Joined Twitter 2/3/09


So looks like @subaru_usa snuck in a pretty major restyle for the Crosstrek ... and I missed it. https://t.co/ilA6BZBzw5AAAARRRRRRGGHHHHHHHHHH !!! #covid19 https://t.co/ZBZnKAhLHqThe moral of the story? Most people haven’t got a clue what free speech actually is. https://t.co/sBj6O9ZGNlThis almost made me tear up. https://t.co/AoPwzApAZe“Mummy what's his name?” Dr Clare Wenham, we understand your struggles of working from home and looking after chil… https://t.co/aYUw2COZ4I
Retweeted by John VoelckerEnergy @SecBrouillette admitted coal may phase out for electric power—"Previous administrations wanted to move it o… https://t.co/qYjbKwKki7Current technology can only get the world two-thirds of the way to net-zero emissions by 2050, the @IEA warns in a… https://t.co/Wlg1IT1uKBCompany for @ProjectLincoln: "Former IL Rep. Joe Walsh told McClatchy he plans to formally roll out the Bravery Pro… https://t.co/S14cRifc7ZTHIS. https://t.co/GwWkREUXm5Rove's op-ed "reads like a final write-off of the president as incorrigible. It mostly urges Trump to become a diff… https://t.co/hOBEACg73jTL/DR: Karl Rove explains in advance why Donald Trump will probably lose this year's presidential election. https://t.co/f1egIVQ7I4This is correct. https://t.co/WeaYcief4RThis, too. We KNOW how to contain Covid. These numbers are proof that we have *chosen* not to. https://t.co/pyMYKyYGEtUnusually adjectival, this. https://t.co/WuS8snIxTRTen to twelve weeks too late. https://t.co/WgHZPYXFXEThese are truly staggering risses, some much larger in absolute numbers than others. We KNOW how to contain Covid.… https://t.co/0zvr7sTe9i"If subjecting the U.S. to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the developed world—and the highest unemployment rate… https://t.co/rGMM7uGXSnOn the one hand, all available evidence suggests this is wrong. On the other hand, @TuckerCarlson on Fox 'News' su… https://t.co/q85FInk7yq“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and s… https://t.co/I8IP1MScRv"If June was the month when the pandemic spiraled from America’s grasp, July seems destined to be month when the co… https://t.co/K6VUyHTSY0Once you know who you are, you don't have to worry any more. — Nikki Giovanni @hershel_dog @mbfgWIP Hi, "Good Dog Hershel" or "hershel_dog" or whatever you are. Apparently you do not believe me… https://t.co/KemzfyUPSc
7/3
2020
Great article by @DufferRobert, and a fun read before a holiday weekend, even if you're not that much of a #VW fan.… https://t.co/Y08knpkxUn @RobSample @NYGovCuomo Ah, it appears your irony emoji didn't render properly on my device. Thanks.[chuckle] I can now peg all the downbeat Tesla headlines by @antonwahlman on Seeking Alpha just from reading the su… https://t.co/obYloDbgQe @BCBrownell Granted I don't follow NASCAR, I'm still startled there's a team owner named Archie St. Hilaire. Whic… https://t.co/bMgPcSbhjr @b6s4shelter [chuckle] Oh, I'm not sure I'd phrase it QUITE like that.This is important. https://t.co/yplkjsFaNqPutin smirks. https://t.co/zifBT90m6YNow HERE'S a headline for ya! Well played, @strohl_daniel ... https://t.co/hVCrIvkamK @b6s4shelter The reviewer is writing for a paper published in Detroit, Michigan. @jillciminillo But also lack of access to affordable health care ... and the idea that health-care should be done o… https://t.co/4C9ONJVP3OThe life-expectancy chart is ... everything. https://t.co/Y9kgQodHf2 @drgitlin Only quite recently on the human-rights front (unless you specialized in jailed populations and their dem… https://t.co/zWcEW7ACXaA spike in the number of coronavirus cases has led to a new round of layoffs in recent weeks, clouding the outlook… https://t.co/U0ABV1yDLPIncreasingly, the United States is being treated like a fragile third-world state in need of help. https://t.co/alWw0pcQCLSaddened by this—though inevitable as the Detroit 2.5 simply toss in the towel on actual passenger cars. But I am… https://t.co/dyVMpGPSuKI take issue w/the basic premise of this article. (a) I doubt a 20-mile plug-in #hybrid (Porsche Cayenne e-Hybrid)… https://t.co/6e7mTy30yvThe U.S. public-health system was once viewed as one of the top systems in the world. We have starved it of respec… https://t.co/M7yNA8v4zlNew census estimates suggest the decade from 2010 to 2020 will be the first in U.S. history in which the white popu… https://t.co/mshBf168axThe Trump administration seems eager to get slapped down, again, by provoking federal courts to apply the recent SC… https://t.co/RKUUIGuOH1After a judicious period of consideration ... https://t.co/4zvbDrKnOK @CarGuyDad Oh, Kamil. That hint of sarcasm tells me you HATE INOVATION AND ELON + ARE TRYING TO TANK THE STOCK BUT… https://t.co/9ykAZOZckA @RobSample @NYGovCuomo That is NOT Winnie the Pooh. It's large generic stuffed bear, probably made in China.So who are these mythical "real people" who are so deadset against statehood for D.C. and its residents? Has anyon… https://t.co/gJDwAsdj6XOh. "As few as 10 percent of infected people may drive a whopping 80 percent of cases in specific types of situat… https://t.co/HwdXS6En0CIn France, some cafes are using giant teddy bears to help maintain social distancing among diners. Photo from All… https://t.co/be6R2eROpE"Even in [Trump’s] own party, there is a growing realization that just as American soldiers don’t train at Fort Him… https://t.co/1g49kGOGnHIt is not clear to me that New York City, nor its mayor, really cares what President Donald Trump—officially no lon… https://t.co/vZ6jvm4gnY'Ashley Bronczek, a Washington social stars, decided to throw a party during the pandemic. It was, by all accounts,… https://t.co/hCE4elTsl0 @hiltonholloway Regulators have driven the bulk of evolution in vehicles since about 1970. We'd still be driving ve… https://t.co/TKKbfbNVrM
7/2
2020
@hiltonholloway Future, Hilton. The world is moving toward EVs. The article is about the future. Not that they're… https://t.co/DZTkEqGm5T @hiltonholloway Share with the class, Hilton. @EVAdoptionTweet @timechols @lyft @MindyLubber @JMPyper @allienkelly @kcboyce @thinkescalent @cleanenergy4u @EVCotShttps://t.co/tifoiR6LiK"Car plants, long a provider of middle-class incomes for blue-collar workers, are being separated into two classes:… https://t.co/GpfR8kwRFl @EVAdoptionTweet @timechols @lyft @MindyLubber @JMPyper @allienkelly @kcboyce @thinkescalent @cleanenergy4u @EVCotShttps://t.co/IyscLZsox6 @timechols @lyft @MindyLubber @JMPyper @allienkelly @kcboyce @thinkescalent @cleanenergy4u @EVCotS With corporate w… https://t.co/E3C4eR1jGnI have to say, UK @PostOffice Courtney has made my day. [tip of the flat 'at] https://t.co/vNhNM7bBE6 @stephencass @thetimes Aha. Thank you for the fact-check. Much appreciated. Will have to tell Mr. Murdoch one of h… https://t.co/uPMrwLNtmHYup. These folks are definitely Not Fucking Around. They're serious. https://t.co/jZv8Ey28xMArizona just reported *4,878* new COVID cases in the last 24 hours--a staggering record. Arizona just reported *88… https://t.co/9x2HZvvm4L
Retweeted by John VoelckerInvestor pressure is growing on Exxon and Chevron to follow their European peers and disclose long-term oil price a… https://t.co/fEJok11Hk4
Retweeted by John Voelcker“I will never vote for another Republican in my life because of Donald Trump,” Mr. Smith added. “What changed? Well… https://t.co/UIUvipzVWa
Retweeted by John VoelckerChristopher Nolan, the Oscar-nominated director of films from 'Memento' to 'Dunkirk', bans chairs from his sets so… https://t.co/CrOcwFBsnFThis is a pretty wonderful idea. My #NYC skeptic says it'll stay just that, but one can hope. #transport #cyclinghttps://t.co/NIHDS3DSoB @EvMcCee @MyronVernis Up through at least the GMT800s (1999-2006) @xto9074 Fewer and fewer. Which is why the U.S. new-car market is 15-17 million in a normal year, but the USED-car… https://t.co/jJ8m2pIK0tEst. average transaction price for a light vehicle in the U.S. in June 2020 was $38,530, up 3.1% year-over-year. T… https://t.co/1azZjTplSY @MyronVernis @EvMcCee Hah, I looked at it and said, "Wow, Chevy truck-level rot."
7/1
2020
This graphic. Our national shame. https://t.co/T5goj8eHt5New York State is on track to suppress Covid-19. Traveling here from these states? Please quarantine. Alabama, Ari… https://t.co/F6W3l2hZmOOK, so if surging Covid-19 cases in the South and southwest aren't enough—plus the new strain of H1N1 flu virus eme… https://t.co/EI9KGe2Bho @EVAdoptionTweet @Toyota @Tesla Thinking about this more: This is a truly astonishing statement—saying “we don’t kn… https://t.co/8FoeSSpcAOOk, I've finally seen enough: Amy McGrath (D) has defeated Charles Booker (D) in the #KYSEN primary.
Retweeted by John VoelckerFauci at Senate hearing on recent surge in COVID-19 cases: “We are now having 40-plus thousand cases a day. I would… https://t.co/0LjnyTJSMS
Retweeted by John VoelckerFauci sounds a semi-ominous note on reports about a new H1N1 strand being found in China. Says there are elements o… https://t.co/nQjFfJHBZs
Retweeted by John VoelckerErrrmmmm ... did Hell just freeze over ?!?!? https://t.co/wiiAtwF6Pp @Twonius @EVAdoptionTweet @Toyota @Tesla BWAHAHAHAHAHA !! @JustJoshinYou13 @ElectrekCo @BradBerman "battery shortages" @JustJoshinYou13 @ElectrekCo @BradBerman You should read the article. It gives the answer to your Q. @jsv4 @MiCocina_TexMex The faces of national tragedy: “Migrant Mother,” 1936 (by Dorothea Lange, FSA) and “But I H… https://t.co/hUH3todcN6
Retweeted by John Voelcker @PlugandplayEV Huh. Well, 80% to 90% of #EV miles today come from overnight charging at home or low-rate charging a… https://t.co/JgJbbLT1kk @mamenseuna @nyuTEMPLE @marceelias @GOP Oh, how adorable, disinformation from a #Trollbot with a "Disruptive" ratin… https://t.co/bCNhJK9XYAAt least Russia didn’t pay the Taliban to disrespect our Troops by kneeling during the anthem.
Retweeted by John VoelckerImagine having daily access to a bespoke written briefing synthesizing the world’s most important information, gath… https://t.co/SFqHkIqRnh
Retweeted by John VoelckerUmmmmm ... wow. Imagine if THIS happened in the U.S. 😁 https://t.co/4QxHaWNXO9 @Electric_Genie A chance to sign up + pay the company money for a delayed + somewhat buggy early-production build o… https://t.co/a8HAGttJx2Pop quiz: Which car company expected to deliver about 65,000 cars this quarter is now worth more than $200 billion,… https://t.co/FefBBQ7yJEThere’s always a tweet https://t.co/S7ZD8oPEBm
Retweeted by John VoelckerR.I.P. free Hong Kong. https://t.co/SAUQfx2LIo"The calls helped convince senior US officials—incl. his former secretaries of state + defense, 2 national security… https://t.co/DLFBKDJtI0 @trx0x Actually, no. She seems to be a very demure + respectful young lady. Who's clearly not done her research,… https://t.co/qRJmOooLY8 @grantgerke @CleanFuelsOhio Ah, sorry, missed that qualification altogether. Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa."Warm heart, I offer friendship + greetings, I hope this message meet you in good time. I am female 24 yrs old. I s… https://t.co/BADt3kD0Mp @grantgerke @CleanFuelsOhio +1 for the Pretenders reference. Though she wasn't using it approvingly, cough.Are you a @Petrolicious fan? This is ... disturbing. https://t.co/lnPqMVbPkN @CHHolte @conway_twitt @wcbuecker @BotSentinel Oh, undoubtedly. But even if she's a human, pointing out that her Tw… https://t.co/IxO94DWQw7"Racism is a feature of the Trump shtick, not a bug. He sees nationwide protests sparked by George Floyd's killing… https://t.co/zEeLXCwAPXWow. Read the first 2 paragraphs. Virtually none of the @GOP supporters I know hold those positions. Yet those are… https://t.co/oLNwxQoI7J"Less than five months before ... elections, it forced Republicans to go on the record about the ACA + showed anew… https://t.co/yhZOZ632qn
6/30
2020

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