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National Correspondent for @TheWeek. Cohost of @LeftAnchor podcast: https://t.co/wo4YvvsNHq

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just an incredibly awful and pointless waste https://t.co/1wfX3ImrMIand here's the second part of our talk with @HistofViolence, check it out! https://t.co/Vk0k9caKF5
12/10
2018
aaahahaha https://t.co/MO0p8Iz2lo @classiclib3ral good luck!ACTUALLY @splinter_news is good https://t.co/IcmU6sEsL7 #subtweet
Retweeted by ryan cooperThe dean of Yale’s medical school, the incoming president of ⁦@ASCO⁩ and the head of a Texas cancer center are amon… https://t.co/jGjSsoZIVU
Retweeted by ryan cooperwe've got a librarian here https://t.co/nauQLhjiOr
12/9
2018
See this person? This is John Wilson. He's Black and Deaf. In early 1990s, DC police interrogated him without an i… https://t.co/OgP4IlTE95
Retweeted by ryan cooper @TravelByTaxi nope, you're wrong @Let_Div_E_be_0 @Ziga_Iglic my poor little XPS 13 has decent specs but it just chugs and chugs when I'm running it… https://t.co/7l3v5iXRJs"The conflation of anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism is a bit of rhetorical sleight-of-hand that depends on treating… https://t.co/75hOGquUIa @Ziga_Iglic well see that's the thing, I bet that thermal throttles like a bastard and it costs, what, 2x what a si… https://t.co/TQMS1DQIku @Ziga_Iglic I mean, I need something that isn't an ultrabook basically. probably a desktop is my thinking @Ziga_Iglic that's almost exactly what I already have, need more horsepower than thatarea 13 inch ultrabook rather underpowered for extensive audio editing tasks😍😍😍 https://t.co/xBhGqfKEL2China is wiping the floor with the world on high speed rail https://t.co/y8UwCa1JdL @ToddDoug @watershedchron the obvious *fact* is that he was corrupt in this instance, the argument is just over how the corruption worked @ToddDoug @watershedchron conversely, did Obama make HAMP to benefit banks and screw homeowners so he could collect… https://t.co/kfTvlr2zmE @ToddDoug @watershedchron he personally *didn't* bring the case their criminal activity deserved. either he was ove… https://t.co/whZDwkW7ZZ @ToddDoug @watershedchron in my experience people are squirrelly about doing things they know to be wrong, so they… https://t.co/uLsOzumWLh @ToddDoug @watershedchron bad analogy, because Bush did not actually do 9/11, where Patrick actually did do monstro… https://t.co/X0x4KCnVFe @ToddDoug @watershedchron "don't work for incredibly racist subprime mortgage swindlers" seems like a fair rule @moira_kb @sunrisemvmt @Ocasio2018 @SeanMcElwee @drvox @LukasRoss1 @KateAronoff @AlexCKaufman @rebleber @GovInsleehttps://t.co/O1Pv0jwknF @Touchdown_al @Aldowyn @followjaspa @JimSterling Jim has been very good on this stuff @basspankai nope! @ToddDoug @watershedchron the worst kinds of corruption today are where you don't even have to think about those qu… https://t.co/aZM833XSrmyes, providers are a major culprit behind cost bloat https://t.co/CpTTRs0X57 https://t.co/49BOiGgD3U @democratista the stimulus wasn't the really bad part
12/8
2018
@alexnpress this is really good, terribly sorrywhat a shithole country https://t.co/r3awhkB0oocurrently editing part II of this interview with @HistofViolence, don't miss part I: https://t.co/p9E6vyVCSvEpisode 20 - Interview with Brad Evans ( @HistofViolence ) Part I: Political Violence & Neoliberalism… https://t.co/gHNdg8UQgW
Retweeted by ryan cooper"frankly, I don't know how to handle it" https://t.co/RuVfYF1s8nGood afternoon. Any Democrat who voted for the Budget Control Act of 2011, which ushered in an age of austerity, sh… https://t.co/gyUNdrH3GA
Retweeted by ryan cooperByron Tau's criticism of Splinter as an "aggregator" is funny bc his job at Politico was to literally aggregate pre… https://t.co/TRQB4ZvbfA
Retweeted by ryan cooperthe man has a point https://t.co/c55UKe8yRz @d_o_beatz @EdCara4 the thing to drill down with games is the business aspect in my view, big business knows how to… https://t.co/nr3G1ATGBqI'd just like all bigshot editors and resentful billionaires to know that I firmly denounce @libbycwatson's slurs a… https://t.co/7ITRFdR08M @mattdpearce capitalists are so good at efficiency https://t.co/mweHNQ80dZThis is all downstream from the Atlantic publishing a take aggregating an old book to frame up a complaint about cr… https://t.co/R5WxKTr6xa
Retweeted by ryan cooper @Aldowyn @followjaspa I think Belgium just did something like this as well @mlybollinger touche lol @stephenjudkins it's certainly not harmless, and I don't think big business should be anywhere near it. a state mon… https://t.co/JQUWhzuL5ogames have a political economy behind them -- and one that can be shaped with regulation https://t.co/1UkLIQYQ7x https://t.co/VT36TOIhYH @davidawaldron lol yes -- but your hospital can be in network and you'll still get screwed with out of network bala… https://t.co/SIJPrH9WHp @mattdpearce "inefficient," "outdated," lol @kcm74 for me, flat broke in New York City, absolute dog shit cashier job, it was probably healthier than just sitting around!yeah -- basically, business & markets should not be simply trusted with any sort of brain-altering stuff https://t.co/9aMlcEkuwHGood time to remember that there is literally zero economic justification for allowing ER doctors/doctor groups to… https://t.co/9lC9qjgm39
Retweeted by ryan cooper @followjaspa honestly governments need to step in imo. these should be regulated like gambling @kcm74 I have done the same thing @stephenjudkins yeah, that is pretty bad too! but like, it won't end up with spending $10,000 on candy crushmany happy returns to @robwhisman, a true scholar and a gentleman @SirJohnBurrito yeah, exactlywretched https://t.co/QtLaQuPimnI think the specific financial design of especially newer mobile and AAA games (loot boxes, etc) deserves more scru… https://t.co/2nOQ6UksTZthis is pretty good https://t.co/cjCZ0TCktx.@danielmarans went up to Harvard for its traditional orientation for new members of Congress. New progressive memb… https://t.co/KKx3lluuPR
Retweeted by ryan cooper @zachdcarter @libbycwatson in my experience if you don't ladle your access with a poutine layer of favor, you get e… https://t.co/lLojD85AYz
Retweeted by ryan cooperJoe Manchin's "coal baron politics are a clear and present danger to the survival of the United States and humanity… https://t.co/EGOjIqfiD7WIFE: he never compromises ME: look, Sean Bean is either pronounced Shawn Bonn or Seen Bean it can't be both THERAPIST: (nodding) he's right
Retweeted by ryan cooperMeet William Barr, everybody: a man who got the DOD to build border fencing, fought the courts to turn back asylum… https://t.co/0B8NBpQ8Zn
Retweeted by ryan cooper @EdwinAponteAge8 I mean, probably. just an extremely weird turnaroundwell I'll be dipped https://t.co/ZmK0aQ7ko5 @fivefifths I miss construction work, feels a lot healthierHey @CharlesPPierce you've got the order of operations wrong here. We ran the story before Patrick withdrew, not th… https://t.co/w5rLXSyOms
Retweeted by ryan cooperpouring concrete & river guiding while I get my mechanic's license https://t.co/Yr5zZAeK2o @gin_and_tacos I'm not seeing any directly identical language though, am I missing something? @gin_and_tacos wait, for real?a play in three acts https://t.co/Cx9JWktEaiIn O’Toole, West Virginia, residents served by the town’s water system have been under a continued boil-water notic… https://t.co/BqvO5V8Ssm
Retweeted by ryan cooper"Garsh. He wrote a thank-you note. He had human grandchildren. Who could imagine?" https://t.co/gpZhMoC3u1 @leafsecret I hope you don't get a $150,000 surprise bill from some scumbag ERin terms of basic structure, this is *identical* to a holdup at gunpoint. you're going to die and Big Medical takes… https://t.co/RGUjOaKn65 @GodlessLib_CB what about Cantwell and Wyden?"We live in the age of the tyrannical failson" https://t.co/DpI2T8DxUd @mtsw I say state monopoly is the way to goFor God's sake, keep Joe Manchin from overseeing climate policy https://t.co/n62TUS4lH6 https://t.co/PkafZ7nC4d @mtsw selling drugs, big profits!North Carolina resident Chris Eason told BuzzFeed he signed a blank absentee ballot, without picking any candidates… https://t.co/BGiorURtHC
Retweeted by ryan cooper"For God's sake, keep Joe Manchin from overseeing climate policy," says @ryanlcooper: https://t.co/VW4kmS6XMR https://t.co/DqxGfUo9Pn
Retweeted by ryan coopernot good https://t.co/tVTH5yI4m2 @weswinham jargon or no jargon, Uber is losing hundreds of millions a quarter and Smith is correct that their busin… https://t.co/YekDqUvA5II think maybe our foreign policy hasn't been working as intended.... https://t.co/TXhZ6pfgIq
Retweeted by ryan cooper @SimonMaloy now we've got to change it to "enormous blorp face" to keep it original @earlmanwich I'm sure I'm on The List @verviticus I do have space constraints, but here's a longer thing on the topic https://t.co/XQYOLQ1bXE @SimonMaloy thanks for doxxing meOn Yemen, the Right Choice Is the Popular One https://t.co/FeK24hkUjN via @ftravelersblog
Retweeted by ryan cooper @emmaroller hell yeahHow a book written in 1910 could teach you calculus better than several books of today [Calculus Made Easy, 1910]… https://t.co/UFFgEl3Frr
Retweeted by ryan cooperThe Washington Post reports that Republicans received warnings about fraud from Harris' campaign from the campaign… https://t.co/zVCgg9yKfr
Retweeted by ryan coopergreat time for Bloomberg employees to unionize! https://t.co/CA1AkW5Kdb
Retweeted by ryan cooperChrist https://t.co/O5ewkK03TGhave yet to see any reckoning from Beto or Obamaworld of the immense human and political carnage wreaked by the cor… https://t.co/nQvasK4lot @earlmanwich I did! https://t.co/66iwsmw4lm @grylxndr some cities do have these (DC I believe does) but they tend to be buggy. app development is a huge pain in the ass @ScubaForDogs @jakebackpack actually, I've noticed that cabs are getting cheaper and better, to be competitive with… https://t.co/K8JLiS8UPG @ronmexicoisreal nope
12/7
2018

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