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Marco Rogers @polotek San Francisco, CA

Web developer, movie buff, and pretty much the best guy you know. Married to @operaqueenie.

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Joined Twitter 2/4/09


Marijuana should be legalized, and drug consumption should be decriminalized. These are matters of public health.
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @Greenrelief586 Don’t do it to yourself sir. And don’t do it to her. Also probably stop talking to her daughter abo… https://t.co/SM1fclUSxAProblem: Local news is dying across the U.S. But: A new poll says most Americans don't know this. So they don't f… https://t.co/h9fZvWpW09
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @MikeDTwin1 @malismombri @ByJamesJr @darkbrowngrl @lexbigpimpin Yeah a lot of people have somehow decided that thei… https://t.co/P4A0Wtucvn @davidharsanyi This didn't go the way you thought huh?This is important. Policy doesn't always show you who a person is. But who a person is will always show up in their… https://t.co/Zb0ZTHcUOv @MinaMarkham It's certainly an aesthetic.https://t.co/jF8r7nkYCi https://t.co/F7fPK2bNXbOfficer only half joking about “legalizing crime.” Criminal court is where all misdemeanors are heard. Suspended li… https://t.co/ruvFl6sYKP
Retweeted by Marco RogersLast week, I walked into Criminal Court & noticed no line to go thru security. In past years, the line would’ve bee… https://t.co/qMEqGBgru8
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @pgeezy68 Exactly. If anyone has ever done anything worse than you, than you don't have to listen to even the milde… https://t.co/3kNNRJ0Nw2Yesterday I accompanied a woman to see her loved one in prison. We left before dawn to make it for the AM visit. Se… https://t.co/diU5yvDPe6
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @RichFelker I don't think it was that intense. Other questionable S1s have passed this year. It sounds like it was just that bad. @kneefacedbb @McChesnut33 Right. First you destroy one of the only truly abundant renewable resources. Then you cha… https://t.co/bbjzXL5t9XBREAKING: In major court victory ahead of 2020, Florida federal court throws out state's ballot order law that list… https://t.co/6wnfKix8kW
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11/18
2019
Policing, and the American criminal justice system as a whole, is the very definition of a series of "small power"… https://t.co/Cbh4sFQErjLooking at what's happening to WeWork is important. Because nothing has changed to cause all this capitalist activi… https://t.co/rIVwcFJB0F"Free market job creators" "More efficient than government spending" "They will use the money from tax cuts to re… https://t.co/1RR9Tj7rzFThe Dem primary is the most diverse field, but the top 4 candidates are all white. @JulianCastro responded to a q o… https://t.co/oSRxvKXj10
Retweeted by Marco RogersThese folks are often confused and even upset when we say "no, you can see they ain't shit. It's right there. All y… https://t.co/DydEAZQiaXSome people keep asking how we can tell. This is something I've been thinking about a lot lately. There is a set of… https://t.co/mmdo5YiaZJBeen re-reading some things about slavery abolitionist for a discussion I'm facilitating today. And I am reminded o… https://t.co/I6xiyWwMMW
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @anildash @operaqueenie We've always had colonies here on Earth. And a lot of people haven't actually taken a momen… https://t.co/Oy4RNpSX78 @karlitaliliana They only have to listen when they need something from us.So @operaqueenie has lately been fascinated by the thought of what humans will do if/when we have space colonies. T… https://t.co/Fzt28vk41qY’all, we are just getting played again and again and again. Why would you cut a company’s taxes and count on it t… https://t.co/1uSp8Y3InG
Retweeted by Marco RogersI remember a coworker blocking me on Facebook because I pointed out you can't simultaneously support white men open… https://t.co/iYiI2CC3yd
Retweeted by Marco RogersIt's everywhere. Once you really start to understand that, you start to ask yourself about the aggregate impact if… https://t.co/zaNf0chKXEYes I do. I'm thinking of things I know about. Like recruiters who are supposed to help you find the right job. Soc… https://t.co/JI1iKvCkA3They are allowed to use their judgment to decide what financial restrictions to impose on you. They're allowed to d… https://t.co/UxWXPgkNMCIn this case we can see the power that local real estate agents are given to police and gatekeep housing. They have… https://t.co/nBUX389nCgIt takes a while to wrap your head around discrimination. I mean the details of it. Why it doesn't require any over… https://t.co/zlFK2AkBfvThis report is pretty thorough. It provides concrete illustrations of what discrimination looks like. It shows agen… https://t.co/xFoGq7UaeP"Black testers experienced disparate treatment 49 percent of the time – compared with 39 percent for Hispanic and 1… https://t.co/EQnFonhlHl"I see now that I ruined many thousands of lives. Please give me the power to ruin millions more lives." https://t.co/aKKzfCCk6n
Retweeted by Marco RogersIsn't it incredible how the reaction to Mona's statements totally prove her point? People are more upset about fem… https://t.co/0ZI8cWZZgN
Retweeted by Marco RogersMy friend @monaeltahawy asked on Australian television, “How many rapists must women kill in order for men to stop… https://t.co/ebaAwgycRx
Retweeted by Marco RogersThe profit margins are created by underpaying workers. Period. This isn't a theory. This is how capitalism works. I… https://t.co/Feu2qAV05c
Retweeted by Marco RogersImagine if, instead of spending his billions on a campaign he won’t win, he used that money to pay reparations to t… https://t.co/FT5NXfMRI5
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @karlitaliliana Funny how that seems to bring people around.Bezos's $110 billion of wealth generates at least $6.6 billion a year in interest, dividends, and capital gains (as… https://t.co/h73h1XvUji
Retweeted by Marco RogersOh. https://t.co/10iUbxIEms @estill01 Would love if you stopped making excuses for men foisting their unsolicited opinions upon women. Don't ap… https://t.co/ph2m02SLTmplease stop confusing forgiveness with a restoration of trust.
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @ekp Innovation! @estill01 I offered my perspective to you. I think it was healthy and reasonable. You accused me of attacking you.… https://t.co/3Yvnla9o3GA flip phone for kids so they're less likely to break it is interesting. It's definitely not priced for that though. https://t.co/P98zL35udCWe're getting to the part where people who never imagined being impacted by 45s bullshit are gonna start scratching… https://t.co/yvmwcqVniV
Retweeted by Marco RogersBasically. Proximity to power is a hell of a drug. https://t.co/bq8QmGg2pjSo many people in my mentions saying "I totally want this! But I probably won't buy it because X". Y'all are special and I love you all. @kneelunge I hope you're about to help him find something. @estill01 It's amazing that you admit you haven't been here long and yet you've have already set yourself up as the… https://t.co/wlSA4b1gft @kneelunge There are always edge cases. Every phone gets bought by somebody. But I would be careful about this. If… https://t.co/KQYgk2UqAo @TheLarkInn Nah. I don't know what a flip phone would do for me these days.It'll be fascinating to find out if people actually want the new Razr. My guess is that the answer will mostly be n… https://t.co/MP5VOtjlbI @estill01 The idea that you get to decide what's helpful and what's not, what's respectful and what's not, is exact… https://t.co/XGpMQlhiGu @estill01 And you've told me that I "blasted" you when all I've done is offer my honest and helpful opinion about w… https://t.co/l6ESQYdEvx @estill01 Ethan I know you haven't been on Twitter long. But you seem to have a close-minded and uninformed perspec… https://t.co/MmCL44QPa0
11/17
2019
Thanks for the reminder. I would recommend this read as well. https://t.co/ltV91i9Ydl https://t.co/xqocBokINtI'm saying I just need to stop talking to people about Obama. I'm not equipped to give people the patience and grac… https://t.co/5d2H62RxBSHe's not gonna be your one-dimensional imperialist villain just because he was POTUS. Yes there is criticism there,… https://t.co/q4Wxp1TAiwI've always been clear that I have a bias when it comes to Obama. It's not a "he can do no wrong" kind of bias. It'… https://t.co/ZsE77jIifxI'm making a point to say it's not only the negative ignorance that I take issue with. It's also the folks who have… https://t.co/PESrb9J2jQ @estill01 Ethan I've given you an incredible amount of nuance and grace. You're just still in that place where you… https://t.co/3zYA67be2bPresident Obama is going to be analyzed and scrutinized forever. As befits any president. And I know that also incl… https://t.co/zTqTQBtSbx @estill01 I've talked to lot of men at various stages of this journey. You seem to be at the "I don't know what you… https://t.co/ALIMUXyodh @estill01 I didn't say anything about who you are. I'm trying to tell you that you have an uninformed and myopic pe… https://t.co/UrEleonQV7 @estill01 @SubhashBhushanC I understand you're saying you didn't see the cues. The question is do you see them now,… https://t.co/1sX24tKFLU @estill01 @SubhashBhushanC It does Ethan. What you're doing is saying is men need women to show up and tell them th… https://t.co/3G9J4bW2U0 @mattdude255 @NoTotally Yes I agree that Andrew Yang wanting to reach Sam Harris's audience is an important data point to consider. @mattdude255 @NoTotally @TheNotoriousRBF I definitely am. @estill01 @SubhashBhushanC You should take some time to think about the fact that this seemed innocuous and helpful… https://t.co/ap01D0n29u @mattdude255 @NoTotally Yolo, am I right? @mattdude255 @NoTotally You're right Matt. I mean we shouldn't scrutinize people's relationships and associations t… https://t.co/MbU7hoRZcEgod damn https://t.co/odQQ8nMBkq
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @Arachnocat14 @KimyaNDennisPhD Why is it you think I just person should care what "sounds racist" to you?Haha. Yeah I remember this too. I keep telling people Obama has always been this person. The first Black man to sur… https://t.co/2xz8a88svQ“If you stick a knife in my back 9 inches and pull out 6, there’s no progress. If you pull it all the way out, that… https://t.co/FjtiChNBXA
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @EmilyGorcenski And stay safe. @EmilyGorcenski I don't have the words to give you comfort. But you are seen and your sacrifice is seen. Please stay seen. ♥️Kindly old computer man who gives away all his money can't keep more money from falling in him. He is very distraug… https://t.co/wZf6o4y7V2I’m starting to understand something clearly: unethical people think everyone else is unethical too, just hiding it
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @mocomdgop @kolkena @mar_de_palabras I see. Then unfortunately I won't be able to give you any evidence of discrimi… https://t.co/uOXWBoxWbr @kolkena @mocomdgop @mar_de_palabras I’m simply asking this person to demonstrate what kind of “evidence” they’re l… https://t.co/jp2W8ncixl @kolkena @mocomdgop @mar_de_palabras Not at all. I asked for evidence. Instead they told me a story that anyone cou… https://t.co/5C1GQHU0vM @mocomdgop @kolkena @mar_de_palabras Why would I believe that? Why should I take your word about this with no evide… https://t.co/kHR3ETJrtrEarly impact of impeachment inquiry: 68% of Americans watched, heard, or read about the impeachment hearings. O… https://t.co/nNVv10ok7E
Retweeted by Marco RogersThis is happening! Don’t let one of the most progressive and the only Latinx candidate get shut out on Wednesday.… https://t.co/LZmCmCbXTc
Retweeted by Marco Rogers @kwuchu @peterbourgon @Mongeyc Haha. You did say you were biased. I don't think Go is an easy language at all. If y… https://t.co/nJPzb86SkA @kwuchu @whale_eat_squid @jackyalcine This problem resurfaces in node if you try to typescript too hard. @kwuchu Go still has high organizational cost, so it really has to solve a problem. That will change over time I'm… https://t.co/Z6LvAIiIRD @kwuchu In some ways you're right. I've seen Go overtake many of the use cases that node was gaining traction on a… https://t.co/mDaDo3XPuwWelp. https://t.co/AKcJnOmkkm @mocomdgop @kolkena @mar_de_palabras This doesn't answer my question. Which is how do I know this is a good faith q… https://t.co/43SCgGR6x3 @kolkena @mocomdgop @mar_de_palabras I didn't ask about the fairness of his question. I asked about evidence of sin… https://t.co/BWjLcni9EJ
11/16
2019
@kolkena @mocomdgop @mar_de_palabras I'm not jumping to conclusions. I'm asking for evidence. Same as they are. My question is also fair."Fascinating creatures. I wonder how they perished." *checks notes* "Oh..."I imagine future aliens spending tremendous time and effort deciphering our long dead civilization only to ultimate… https://t.co/DBNL3TH70o @jojosephs1992 https://t.co/rzelaP4lmV @mocomdgop @mar_de_palabras @kolkena What evidence do we have that this is a sincere question?
11/15
2019

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