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L.D. Burnett @LDBurnett California girl in Texas

Freelancer/#USIH historian. Bylines @slate @chroniclereview @chronicle @publicseminar. Western Civ/culture wars book w UNC Press. Tweets do not rep my employer

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Joined Twitter 3/15/12


the 🔥 letter dropped. I legitimately feel sorry for the lawyer who has to answer it. https://t.co/yHg5qfCCfx @gethimouttahere @GaryRima Yep. I think Gary's First Amendment freedoms should be protected, and that is why I am fighting to protect mine. @LDBurnett @txalt @angellsmith @TexasStandard Texas says "any person" can request public records for any reason. (T… https://t.co/g8RhbRzinF
Retweeted by L.D. Burnettfor those who showed up late to class https://t.co/v6OeyHpqJBPete Buttigieg is the Isaac Chotiner of Fox News Guests https://t.co/p54WqHGckp @guprofbc @VirginiaScharff @MorganJerkins 💀 @JenniferLCulver @Caffein8dFalcon ❤️❤️❤️❤️ @MorganJerkins that's a whole movie @JenniferLCulver @Caffein8dFalcon thank you so much. we made it through! @AmyTheSchill lol @GaryRima @collincollege @AAUP The government -- even when the government is my employer -- cannot prohibit or puni… https://t.co/VEqJp9WhSQ @GaryRima @collincollege @AAUP I'm not your dear, and I'd bet you're not anybody's dear either. My employer is a go… https://t.co/IrGASiBpVi @PatBlanchfield this is a brilliant tweet, no lie @janet_lafler I approve of this someone's personal hygiene and careful masking policies. :) @MyPenHistorical @car1ygoodman lol @drphillips2001 live and learn! @TheWriteMclean thank you, Michael. and yes: the people whining about "cancel culture" on college campuses have no… https://t.co/goSognzWLX @drphillips2001 I thought shiksa was just for a goyische woman who tried to seduce a Jewish man?ffs people, if you want a donut, just a eat a donut I'm just a goy, but even I know this is completely f'd up. https://t.co/Lgsbj7N9S1Gary doesn't understand the First Amendment. https://t.co/2B9FrlqUzuSomething that's amazing to watch w/ the Collin College story is how @LDBurnett is expertly using right-wing tactic… https://t.co/UrwLDqiZKt
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @txalt @angellsmith @TexasStandard As a public employee, I don't think I'd be able to use the Freedom of Informatio… https://t.co/YCc5hu5t0E @txalt @angellsmith @TexasStandard I would be curious to know how many times in the past several years the college… https://t.co/kIQ2axKhbe @txalt @angellsmith @TexasStandard I'd be curious to know how much it is costing Collin College to defend their att… https://t.co/lpOgCHGDYy @gnrosenberg christ on a cracker @angellsmith @Howitzerrr @collincollege that's fantastic!Thank you for this. https://t.co/1zvZS07LugA professor at Collin College’s posts about Vice President Pence’s “demon mouth”, and the college reacts. https://t.co/iCOwdGXu0z
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettTrue. https://t.co/O6MCSF4ndd
Retweeted by L.D. Burnetttfw you are waiting for that 🔥letter to drop... @HalstedMedieval it's the only thing worth arguing about @goldietaylor @HilarieAshton it's true @drphillips2001 @bestoneTX that is so awesome!Postponed due to "a situation beyond our control" is going to keep me in stitches all day long, dear campus culture warrior @LDBurnett
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettTook my niece, a first-time voter, to the polls today. We both voted for the decent, competent man and the smart, s… https://t.co/nqoj6x13Yb"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or a… https://t.co/VingREkJsj
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettAnd imagine having an academic freedom policy that pledges "to protect the faculty from harassment" and then doing… https://t.co/cxlqHYLSej
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettFun fact: I am not a lawyer, but my understanding is that confidentiality notices posted at the end of emails are n… https://t.co/nZNRxZFj4Vwhich reminds me... good morning to everyone, and ESPECIALLY to entire legal teams who focus on defending everyone'… https://t.co/58TNru0Byy @drewmckevitt GET THEE BEHIND ME, SATAN!Imagine having a veteran of 1980s campus culture wars who is also a historian of culture wars on your faculty and s… https://t.co/KosIcDEvNvIf only they had paid attention to the Sep. 28 email of their resident subject-matter expert explaining the strateg… https://t.co/2jITJTWHD1 @AshaRangappa_ @collincollege indeedOh dear. Just got an all-faculty email from the chair of the @CollinCollege Faculty Council announcing that this Fr… https://t.co/OkcGh8R8jV @jnthnwwlsn yup. only ex cathedra @NEHRomanComedy I ordered raven black from Levenger because I am basicA BEAUTIFUL THING—The Early Voting Line to Vote, Cabell County Courthouse, Huntington WV Oct. 22, 2020 https://t.co/bsrAodIXTB
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @m_spiker thank you :) @m_spiker @NEHRomanComedy that's kind of you to offer. disclaimer: my tweets do not represent the views of my employer @f3nugr33k no no no no. that would be way too much to deal with. lord have mercy no. @f3nugr33k NO WAYMuscatine Community College continues to blame the coronavirus and technology for its decision to cancel the play.… https://t.co/waBJLpkYME
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @dmislin I hate that showThis the longest story we've ever run at @ArcDigi. @NappNazworth's inside account of how The Christian Post gradua… https://t.co/ZLF5zKlevh
Retweeted by L.D. Burnettpersonally, I can't wait until spooky season is over so all my friends go back to their standard usernames and I can remember who they are @drphillips2001 they take that dean's salary straight out of the instructional budget @mark_rice_ @Twitter @TwitterSupport while they're looking into that, ask them to give me a freakin' blue check. I mean, honestly.Thank you to @NEHRomanComedy for sending me a selection of fountain pens. I am now hooked on fountain pens. @drphillips2001 😂🤣 @drphillips2001 does this tweet represent the view of your employer?whoah https://t.co/5ToY8WxIcnFighting disinformation is easy. The answer is education. It’s hard to fill people’s minds with nonsense if there… https://t.co/CJptfD3UGe
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @collincollege Yeah, that's not happening. I saw how you treated @LDBurnett. Shame on you and on Neil Matkin for st… https://t.co/WGodVid3xO
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @Winter 💀Does this look like an appropriate father/son interaction to you? https://t.co/XnpgJQtcAv
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettThere is other news in the world, and some of it is in my neighborhood, and it is important. https://t.co/L30EY3degJ
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettWould there be any legal recourse to a negative review written by someone posing as a student from your class if th… https://t.co/1ma20JsCj9
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettVan Morrison https://t.co/3LYM8jyPm4if you want to hear how I sound on my cell phone, here ya go! https://t.co/RBzVgQBhWS @rtraister @rebel19 underrated tweetPaid reporters who present themselves as journalists and publish for a (hoped for) broad audience should expect pub… https://t.co/LLeFAzQrnmhere's his profile. He's a Leadership Institute "intern," which is like being at level zero of the right-wing grift… https://t.co/CNZMoJER8PAnd if anybody knows John Hanson's twitter handle, please share it so we can all follow him and keep an eye on his budding career!How about it, @CampusReformXpo? Do you have any reporters lined up who'd be willing to work on a thoroughly researc… https://t.co/c65VUbAW39Is John Hanson a committed Christian, or is he just committed to keeping Republicans in power? Where will John go f… https://t.co/eQckqIuq1vJohn Hanson is spending his formative years tearing down publicly-funded higher ed. If he's from Plano, as another… https://t.co/whH7zbxmO8Here's @OKWUniv re: chapel for this year. Will John Hanson grapple with his own political allegiances and his searc… https://t.co/NhmFx0LAoj @unpoetaloco well isn't that SPECIAL. @LDBurnett @johncardillo What kind of crap is this? I lost my father 16 years ago and would do anything to hug him… https://t.co/g24T1ewvJa
Retweeted by L.D. BurnettI checked the @CampusReformXpo site; John Hanson doesn't have a listed Twitter handle, but he can't very well do hi… https://t.co/qng3CtDaSaThis CR piece was filed under John Hanson's byline. I wonder why John is so incensed about discussion of GOP voter… https://t.co/O8x2ZafkJNGlad to see Cal providing an important civics education resource to the general public. Too bad this @campusreformhttps://t.co/j9hKSIdyvUI would give everything I owned to have my father hug and kiss me again. https://t.co/iTpXjikAmj
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @Ben_Alpers assholes. they are assholes. @HankReichman @AshaRangappa_ oh no we could all do without thatMr. B hugs our grown kids and kisses them on the cheek or the top of their heads, as do I, because we are a happy a… https://t.co/cwR9REt3P7Good. The attacks against @LDBurnett were never offered in good faith. Many were, in fact, quite misogynistic a… https://t.co/0dOKmP6otP
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10/22
2020
@HomelessinV I think this is sex play for pay, and @seanspicer is the sub.When sexual violence is in the public discourse, reactionaries spring into action. Guaranteed angle: turning a conv… https://t.co/1e9fCxIQa5
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @susandamussen @LDBurnett I believe at Collin that's "free speech" — scare quotes mandatory. Comes right from the top, after all.
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @silkiestmaria @LDBurnett When the protections for academic freedom appear so weak, and those who speak publicly ar… https://t.co/mT6ZOH9Eq8
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @EmmaJanePettit stop subtweeting me, Emma @MPAVictoria https://t.co/0pHqOAWuIw @KurtNewman8 it was an okay album though @jzfriedman they have my sympathy. and, alas for them, I am their champion right now standing against Goliath. fort… https://t.co/MtayJ8bXE5Absolutely dispiriting. Sorry to see all these faculty afraid to speak publicly. The history of academic freedom is… https://t.co/vIm3tm469K
Retweeted by L.D. Burnett @thehungrybrain bear? @bisforboogie lolthis is from my colleague who has been targeted by Campus Reform. I find his courage inspiring every day. https://t.co/totzUcfA76
10/21
2020

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