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Mr. McGrain @MrMcGrain Baltimore, MD

Break em on down Break em on down Break em on down These walls between us.

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Joined Twitter 4/29/14


@BenWard26978915 @Strickomaster @mberry SWBAT = American lingo for "Students will be able to..." For a long time,… https://t.co/z2TJsFTefm @Strickomaster @BenWard26978915 @mberry I was following this to find your eventual answer here. Agree. "SWBAT" sta… https://t.co/Dh4cWxhs41
12/12
2019
Fed projections imply that: - The "natural rate" of unemployment has fallen to 4.1% - Unemployment will rise gradua… https://t.co/cKo7mZAlLf
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain @davidlawson_10 Real American People or Not Real American People? I can't keep it straight.I'm getting really tired of politicians of all sorts trying to tell me who the "real Americans" are... and talking… https://t.co/DPoLT02fpxMoney's on "Whistleblower." More news in 3 months than most people make in a decade. https://t.co/53eQSM9Idb
12/11
2019
Volcker’s mantra, one he told me again and again through 2008-9 was that in a crisis the only asset you have is you… https://t.co/kCw9g7DjU5
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12/10
2019
@MrMachSpalding That's what I thought when I started reading the headlines... Heard this before!Paul A. Volcker, Fed chairman who curbed inflation by raising interest rates, dies at 92 https://t.co/wtj6UR7M3l
12/9
2019
Kind of telling that we can now get a blockbuster jobs report and nobody thinks it is hawkish for Fed policy, given… https://t.co/Ke0sSETVwt
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainAverage hourly earnings +3.1% year-over-year. Still no acceleration there.
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainThe resilience of this expansion is just amazing. Since 2011, the economy has pretty consistently produced around 1… https://t.co/KBYpuX33Zt
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainJOBS DAY Payrolls grew a monster 266k. (Remember, this is inflated by about Xk because of the end of the auto strik… https://t.co/BfDb9FzWin
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12/6
2019
The bailout to farmers the past two years has cost $28bn.This change will save approx $5bn over 5 years... The deficit increased $200bn this year, approaching $1tr. SNAP… https://t.co/LtuXebqMcp
12/5
2019
I was thinking this. Turley said SCOTUS changed/narrowed the definition of bribery. In reality, they narrowed the d… https://t.co/uThbDV4gKm @english_maven Got it. I have tried to increase my communication home, but have always found once per week overwhel… https://t.co/YF3bMw84Tz @soiziclc @EnserMark @imagineinquiry Thanks for this response; was thinking much the same. Low-stakes practice te… https://t.co/yWtcvfsDSr @english_maven How often do you send them?OMB = Office of Management and Budget. It's the executive branch's budgetary group - in charge of spending alloca… https://t.co/BzsNgbooET @ASHSCavaliers AcademicCavs hosted more than 50 students from 9 other schools today in the monthly meeting of the C… https://t.co/r4bSGgpxEP
12/4
2019
I just got out of a conference where engineering companies said they have no problem finding engineers, but can’t f… https://t.co/NQRqfcfoCP
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainManufacturing jobs are down in key swing states in past year. Michigan: -26,800 Wisconsin: -7,700 Pennsylvania: -4,… https://t.co/eXCuVj7IM6
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain @MrGmpls Certainly; and I am not meaning to accuse you of ignoring it. As I said, I mostly seek a middle ground.… https://t.co/NqngJCmjjx @Fultonofscience @hsphysicstchr @MrGmpls @CovingtonAHS I think this gets to some of that middle ground, though. The… https://t.co/pRI7NxTX6z @Fultonofscience @hsphysicstchr @MrGmpls @CovingtonAHS I guess I struggle with the necessity of order. Can't the st… https://t.co/uJZyYI5xHN
12/3
2019
@Fultonofscience @hsphysicstchr @MrGmpls @CovingtonAHS I am sure that is not what you mean - memorize just to memor… https://t.co/AZbDKewxNY @Fultonofscience @hsphysicstchr @MrGmpls @CovingtonAHS I don't attend to have any answers to this, but doesn't it m… https://t.co/120KuJgB38
12/2
2019
@Anfieldexile @greg_ashman I appreciate you did this work. In a later post he (she?) explains he wants to ensure hi… https://t.co/AWY0YGE1c4Half of the Trump administration’s latest trade-war bailout for farmers went to just a 10th of recipients in the pr… https://t.co/7UFE3rTTBY
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12/1
2019
@HeyMissSmith @MrHteaching I certainly solicit feedback from kids in lots of ways... But not like that. @MonteSyrie HS. All grades and levels. Private school. Started "ups and downs" this year. It has faded a bit under… https://t.co/pMMwCg3Cwg @MrHteaching @HeyMissSmith I've only seen this in the context of encouraging teachers to reflect with each other, n… https://t.co/eGSUM5aFSs @nay_sanch We had to have a series of convos with preschool this year too... They listened, mostly.This story is WILD ICE created a fake university, then: - enticed foreign-born students to attend - charged them… https://t.co/cu8Vs3FWYu
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11/28
2019
@english_maven Unfortunately my first thought is: then we'd get the same crappy ideas backed by "Having been in the… https://t.co/xlLZEwQCBiTrump now says he did not ask Giuliani to investigate Ukraine issues. His "perfect transcript" says directly, mul… https://t.co/aEMsc6zfEL @AlcovyE "I would like him to call you" ... "I will ask him to call you" ... "If you could speak with him that woul… https://t.co/Ld6uq3hDx0How does this square with the perfect transcript that references taking to Rudy? https://t.co/DzE6SlyjpZDeficits have risen from approx $500bn per year to $1tr per year in his first term so far. That's a record for an e… https://t.co/HjeDriO1th
11/27
2019
@Sam_Koch4 After averaging 80 punts a year for the last decade, is the key enjoying a rest these days? @Ravens Can we get a #SamKoch cam? A little behind-the-scenes footage? What's Sam up to? Jenga? Cooking lessons? gimme something!Kennedy's statement is idiotic and demonstrates a complete lack of understanding of American history. https://t.co/AN7FhQbYQ0
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain#apmacro teachers the CRFB @budgethawks has created a contest for students to explore and explain the consequences… https://t.co/SZu5GtzzKnWhat do you think Sam Koch does with all his free time these days? #ravens
11/26
2019
Wait for it. https://t.co/hv9t1ISoow
11/25
2019
"Acknowledge my termination" not "hereby resign" ... https://t.co/c1lN2QCleh
11/24
2019
I was in charge of the US embassy in London for much of Trump’s first year. We didn’t hang his picture either. Why?… https://t.co/zJty2OtUbr
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainNEW: The Secret Service paid @realdonaldtrump's business ***$1,900 a day*** for his first 5 months in office, as ag… https://t.co/QOkiCwN9jD
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11/22
2019
This sign means Schiff was following the rules yesterday. https://t.co/6vLX6XiJnU
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainOkay, so think about it this way. Naval Aviation decides -- for whatever reason -- someone isn't fit to fly. Th… https://t.co/FVSTBjE4ei
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain @MorningEdition @rachelnpr per interview with WH this morning - relevant to whether the President ever directed ai… https://t.co/wJJkR2Uy4MLast month, for the first time since records began, the number of refugees resettled in the US hit zero. https://t.co/wHSnA6PH1t
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainHilarious quote from Sondland just now, referencing his $1 million donation to Trump: "I contributed to the inaugu… https://t.co/KsORjTqgXM
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain1. It’s not an Apple plant 2. It was not just opened today 3. Apple has been manufacturing Mac Pros in Austin since… https://t.co/OETIj3vIA0
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainThe timeline here cannot be more important. The "I want nothing" phone call was in September, after the entire thin… https://t.co/wRe6HWl44C @bennyjohnson I'll answer for myself, yes, yes it was. https://t.co/eWQkI3FOA2
11/21
2019
@bennyjohnson Wasn't this phone call in September, after the whistleblower made his report?
11/20
2019
This is the note I left my successor. Really dispiriting to hear this from @PressSec, a person with whom I spent a… https://t.co/VEKASJWY54
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11/19
2019
@english_maven Agree overall, but disagree on only allowing "one shot" on summative. To me, that says "if you didn'… https://t.co/lEDF6NSZJx4 sentences, speaking volumes. Federal Reserve Board - Statement on Chair Powell's meeting with the President and… https://t.co/d07jXzy6h9
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainThis will prompt curiousity: “Finally, Chair Powell said that he and his colleagues ... will set monetary policy, a… https://t.co/GW2N6ll2r0
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainUnder President Trump, capital investment has now grown more slowly *after* tax cuts than before. ⁦@bencasselman⁩… https://t.co/veRHya1488
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11/18
2019
Reminder: Americans pay tariffs and the "cash" for these farmers comes from somewhere... You. https://t.co/VPzICkfrMS
11/17
2019
Despite the boredom, btw, I think Dems are setting this up kinda nicely. First two days all about context, mindset.… https://t.co/rKRGpuqPDETwo days of hearings down. Republicans continue to mount a single defense based on "hearsay." How does the defense… https://t.co/KPNaHN7OqH"Runaway prosecutions" ... The US military is really known for labeling its own soldiers as war criminals, right?… https://t.co/VpZum1rlWQ
11/16
2019
@bgsmithdc @tomcolicchio That's why not taking it up is easier. If they take the case, they have to sign on to an o… https://t.co/XoeexnHH63Kudlow/China headlines are the best. 💯 https://t.co/eOgOvGjmpG
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainStone was tried by the president's DoJ on charges that prosecutors said included lying to protect Trump. https://t.co/mbH2i307j2
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainAn Important Company Announcement from @tribpub: For all our employees' great work, we are rewarding... sharehold… https://t.co/jI7jCLrKuc
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainThat was a turning point in this hearing so far. She was already a sympathetic witness & the President’s tweet rip… https://t.co/2rgHRUOWAp
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain @Jessifer Have always found that more instructions lead to more "how exactly do I do this?" questions and less deep… https://t.co/CtIBXurndg
11/15
2019
Dear Democrats, please be sure your hearings include a little more #clickbait to get our attention https://t.co/BQzjksZvKn"Aid was only withheld for 55 days" ... and only released the day after the White House learned of the whistleblowe… https://t.co/QWuIrS9reE
11/14
2019
* Powell: New Normal Is Lower Interest Rates, Lower Inflation, Lower Growth All Over The World * Powell: Automatio… https://t.co/23Tt12noh5
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain @Reuters * Powell: Lower Interest Rates Does Not Mean Government Can Ignore Deficits * Powell: National Debt Is Gr… https://t.co/c7rXhYuZal
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainThe SLPC has taken down the KKK, Aryan Nation and many other hate groups through meaningful and targeted use of the… https://t.co/PK2167RE7b
11/13
2019
The breathtaking decline in child mortality across the world, 1900-2016. Maybe things aren't as bad as we think t… https://t.co/PoDzx2Als3
Retweeted by Mr. McGrainThis is so touching. https://t.co/6KQ7MBNzDc
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain @justicar @nate_bowling It relies on a belief that most are incredibly conflict-averse, which is probably true more often than it should be.
11/12
2019
Patriots' Joejuan Williams lives off 10% of his income and says a high school #FinLit class taught him how to save… https://t.co/YgXg5wxJIl
Retweeted by Mr. McGrain @Whew_Chile @CovingtonAHS Yes. I was going to add that for math, science it is probably easier to align - though ev… https://t.co/VCCbVjGLRD @Whew_Chile @CovingtonAHS CB swears it designs courses and exams with college feedback. The problem, in the humanit… https://t.co/OyVDZKC1Sc
11/11
2019
@CovingtonAHS @Whew_Chile Having handed off an AP course to a colleague this year, I am dismayed at how often I fin… https://t.co/rgmQwQeyNM @CovingtonAHS I still firmly believe that - in most cases - you can teach a great course ignoring the CB standards… https://t.co/zPiKEfnNSg @CovingtonAHS Ideally, of course, AP classes provide a general curriculum that allow for many pathways and angles t… https://t.co/kRHMHGmP1Z @CovingtonAHS 100% not immune or different. Perhaps the slightest difference - for students - come in that most ele… https://t.co/PsInXT7waO
11/10
2019
@Rockdale_Tiger @AlcovyE This from last election put completely free college at 75b, replacing the 30b we already s… https://t.co/q3vtKnk5jh
11/9
2019
@nsturiale23 Sorry I missed this. I'd ask him for $20.... @Rockdale_Tiger @AlcovyE The ideas in the last above are actually pretty cheap. The public option should have almos… https://t.co/cZBQ2cUG08My mom said Issa Rae’s new movie is too main stream and forgets the people she represented when she started. In di… https://t.co/as28iWFgH6
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11/8
2019
@grumpyteacher17 Counter: something like practicing writing or a math problem could take an endless amount of time… https://t.co/eyb8zq8LEJ @bennewmark I really like the path for dealing with incomplete homework you describe - alerting parents but no offi… https://t.co/hrmLfx3rwa @MrGmpls @CovingtonAHS I'd make the question broader: where do teachers engage in questions about curriculum itself… https://t.co/E8b1ZWnedQ @GuptonFCS_LHS Just today, got a call to tell me that they'd be calling again in 5 minutes to discuss a student. 😶Did Rudy just admit that the entire thing was personal in nature, not in the interests of the US government? Yes,… https://t.co/OoymvoDKLA @bennewmark 7 o'clock.
11/7
2019
@MrMachSpalding And even if it did apply, it would apply to the trial, not the pre trial investigation. And even i… https://t.co/EoSvLz4fF0
11/6
2019
Despite loads of disinformation, the number of vouchers available to the county will remain unchanged - just 5,000.… https://t.co/UVvl8o9btp
11/5
2019

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