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Journalist and historian. Pub musician. Dad. Husband. I also do dishes. #TheBrightAges https://t.co/AZT7Txzvfs. https://t.co/PZptBfv112.

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Note: https://t.co/pWsh2coQJO @danielleiat NOT GREATTaps sign: read the thread https://t.co/PJABMVTX5IRepublicans have a responsibility to clean up their own caucus over what happened on Jan. 6, but if GOP leaders won… https://t.co/c6EhlbJqJb
Retweeted by David M. Perry @RickGodden @slooterman Souvenirs yeah. Obama would sometimes use a different one for each letter of his names.Christ, what an asshole. https://t.co/OqKNEq8voMCancel student debt now.
Retweeted by David M. Perry(I should clarify that I have zero student loan debt, having paid it off, so don't come to me about fairness) @ShawnIsBald Biden can probably cancel up to 50K of federal student loan debt per student.Cancel student debt now.The last person who should be lecturing Democrats on democratic norms is Mitch McConnell, who blocked Merrick Garla… https://t.co/vGi7DCeK6i
Retweeted by David M. PerryIf one side always defects, the other side can’t always cooperate. Cooperation has to be mutual or you have to defe… https://t.co/X54DokVZf8Good. https://t.co/vPesWuxyl5I think setting the precedent that any president who lies repeatedly and incites a deadly insurrection can expect t… https://t.co/ILGZOqbFAj
Retweeted by David M. Perry @Lollardfish Thank you for this. I fear too many have forgotten. It was a torturous 8 years. He stole both election… https://t.co/qHmkNdbgih
Retweeted by David M. PerrySame. It is sweet justice though that #Wyoming @GOP wants to remove Dick’s daughter. https://t.co/qoUkLhpb1Q
Retweeted by David M. Perry @JaredRizzi @_cingraham As a parent of teens I want you to know that there’s no coming back from exhausted dad ward… https://t.co/2IRzJqBg2DThe tweets about how the libs think “everything is fine now” because they’re happy Trump is out is a classic exampl… https://t.co/Qbn1xhpOQQ
Retweeted by David M. Perry @JaredRizzi @_cingraham I’m proud of you bothBy @dreanyc123 and @interruptcrim.Resource: the demand is still #DefundThePolice. A toolkit for organizers. https://t.co/UDk3ETDOm2My favorite Byzantine saint. https://t.co/H6bVkHjeGp
Retweeted by David M. Perry @prof_gabriele @school_tales @jlmcnabb1 Are you using it in teaching? (I was thinking of teaching with it)No unity w/o accountability. I've seen a lot of "thank god politics can be boring again" which I GET, but also we'r… https://t.co/Lt9XvRq1Ob
Retweeted by David M. PerryW was my formative years. I will never forget the constant fear of living in a homophobic house, seeing those fucki… https://t.co/peJJgj0g4m
Retweeted by David M. Perry @thegarance I'd like to understand all the people aside from Trump responsible for these deaths. I feel like many o… https://t.co/rajbKjga2aTed Cruz and Josh Hawley should be expelled from the Senate.
Retweeted by David M. PerryIncredible stat that underscores how bad things are out there https://t.co/VVZ34XqO8z
Retweeted by David M. Perry @DKThomp @TheAtlantic "Checks are the confetti cannon of the economic-stimulus arsenal—not maximally efficient, jus… https://t.co/aOAwbLL3HNGo "big, fast, and simple." @DKThomp in @TheAtlantic on what Democrats need to do right now. https://t.co/rvU37vXe2v @Gpoptosis damnit @gerrycanavan We're saved!! @Gpoptosis did he actually or was that a joke?hold the seditious lawmakers accountable for their actions and expel them from government. https://t.co/BqYT1tiYQQ @gerrycanavan Gore 2000 McCain 2004 McCain 2008 Obama 2012 Obama 2016 ??????? 2020Dear Democrats: Stop fucking around appeasing McConnell and move fast and make things. Unity day was yesterday. Tod… https://t.co/qSjJHR0o3Hbiden put up a bust of daniel o’connell https://t.co/iwYC5vVJpR
Retweeted by David M. Perry @prof_gabriele how do you do fellow kids https://t.co/XSpXq8kE7jI am older than Parker and this is also true for me. 1992 was my first election. https://t.co/4JWzZqVSgXRemember remember The 6th of ... um ... January With gunpowder treason and plot? https://t.co/UOdP2zNynNOmg I’d totally forgotten we left the WHO in the middle of a global pandemic. 😬 https://t.co/WDwwyP2I3S
Retweeted by David M. PerryThey didn't overthrow democracy in favor of a Christofascist authoritarian state, and we celebrate that. But they… https://t.co/f9N5jDL2of
Retweeted by David M. PerryWell I am shocked to see this from the man who brought us Trump University and Trump Airlines, the admin that stole… https://t.co/HRzoSNE4jd
Retweeted by David M. Perry @ErikNelson5 @djrothkopf Yup. I do not believe it’s going to happen.We need the political media to get back on this story now that the inauguration is over. https://t.co/tJRbCKcZQRHeather Heyer's mother tells @AsteadWesley: ”The rush to hug each other and sing ‘Kumbaya’ is not an effective stra… https://t.co/8ZTkACTHGj
Retweeted by David M. Perry @djrothkopf a small caucus of centrist gop senators could have so much power and influence if they wanted to actually get things done.Dems should find a way to work with some in the GOP Senate if they can...not because they have to.
Retweeted by David M. Perrymost meetings could be emails. most emails could be shorter.Bus stop iconic duo? https://t.co/0mXsFcRWar#TanSuit https://t.co/j4mJD0eP3KHold the seditious lawmakers responsible of they will just do it again. Yesterday was nice enough and zero of the p… https://t.co/m6JLsaGswY @ryanstruyk Indiana Jones: "I hate Nazis." Rand Paul: "Why is Indiana Jones attacking me?"
Retweeted by David M. PerryPresidents have too much power if they can just jerk Americans by the chain with executive orders every four years
Retweeted by David M. PerryI am once again asking for your ID. https://t.co/B58klNPfeC
Retweeted by David M. Perry @ErinMayeQuade https://t.co/Uc2j64qrHT
Retweeted by David M. PerryNow we’re going https://t.co/ql0m6QJFvXI'm glad we all agree that poetry was the best part of Inauguration, now please fund the humanities.
Retweeted by David M. PerryGetting all 50 Senate Dems on board with filibuster abolition is gonna be tough. But the fact that Tester's respo… https://t.co/hDcnjh1bWC
Retweeted by David M. PerryThe Vermont AFL-CIO sends out the hardest fucking press releases. "Failure to directly confront fascism will not ma… https://t.co/9WqER9wpms
Retweeted by David M. PerryExactly. Ranking implies you can assess them each independently, when some of the worst things about Trump's term g… https://t.co/QdFCnLXX8g
Retweeted by David M. PerryOh dear https://t.co/FR5dlYtFs7Thread and conversation. https://t.co/t3tvcklCFhI love how we’re almost a year into a global pandemic completely isolated from any support system incl. friends, fa… https://t.co/jdjJ3l3VIl
Retweeted by David M. PerryTed Cruz and Josh Hawley should be expelled from the Senate.I hope so. I want them to move fast and make things. https://t.co/gvf5KnSkWAThe memes have been a delight and I love all of them, but I’ve become convinced that news photographers don’t get t… https://t.co/G3syuHmvKD
Retweeted by David M. PerryDemocrats could pass it tomorrow if they chose to need only a majority. https://t.co/qwiAHXxxRBYa I think this is where I am with Bush and Trump https://t.co/37g0c7HxHu
Retweeted by David M. PerrySo the point here is that “worst” is not a useful category. We can talk about degrees of corruption, lives lost, ec… https://t.co/qp8otfJeRRThis doesn’t mean trump wasn’t worse but that ranking is a lousy way to assess presidencies and the specific ways W… https://t.co/NfqT6eogYXThis makes me feel https://t.co/4yZP4O1XLQThread. Every single one of these tweets is true. Including the one at the end about his dad. https://t.co/gonCgAy0nQ
Retweeted by David M. PerryThis is so well said and the point that these fake woke folks miss https://t.co/o5FPRaC6js
Retweeted by David M. PerryThis is what I was talking about earlier when I said that ideology can’t be separated from implementing policies fo… https://t.co/FxnpsCMFxn
Retweeted by David M. PerryAlso his dad won in 1988 on racism too.I forgot to say that he ran in 04 by smearing a war hero and promoting constitutional amendments against queer marr… https://t.co/xYfFiaLvktW ran for president on “he kept us safe” and I still am so furious. https://t.co/CbwmMCaIchI remember it well. Nothing I learned about the Republican party in those years has substantively changed; it's ju… https://t.co/hCRh1NtGaL
Retweeted by David M. PerryHe was a terrible terrible terrible president. We shouldn’t forget it.He destroyed the economy.He staffed the government with incompetent cronies which then led to all the death when Katrina happened.He attacked Afghanistan and botched it. He lied our way into a war in Iraq. Which he then bungled. He launched a to… https://t.co/LScXbGQhYNHe let 9/11 happen.He turned a massive annual surplus into a deficit by giving huge tax cuts to rich people, a structural change we’re still reeling from.He lost the 2000 election and bullied and lied his way to the Supreme Court who stole it for him, then he governed… https://t.co/yNYwZBq53T @nicolesjchung She had 24k or so followers on this app when the day started.Heroic work here. https://t.co/F20y7lzZuw @Lollardfish Plus, at least according to this, there is precedent for the firing going back to Truman. It’s not un… https://t.co/E00X4zLxKY
Retweeted by David M. PerryRoutine reminder. This woman shared my private info & identity w/ a well-known British wyte supremacist (I wasnt kn… https://t.co/gHBBfpY2PN
Retweeted by David M. PerryThinking a lot about how singularly terrible George W. Bush was as a president. @MollyJongFast At home for a week I sawSo far so good! https://t.co/7IDK6wttL6 @minkrose I might! Definitely putting up an excerpt. @jerrysaltz ExcellentI've talked to so many deafies who teared up from seeing ten seconds of ASL on screen today at the inauguration. Th… https://t.co/JsG9bKeSJK
Retweeted by David M. PerryYou can’t have norms when one side always defects. Both sides have to cooperate for norms. https://t.co/xBx5DUUOErSuperb. https://t.co/6B2D0myovcFucking A https://t.co/zMZQYGrEyO
Retweeted by David M. PerryRight. https://t.co/Ohgihp0GIA
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