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Older. Still slightly fat and slightly out of shape. Mostly MA☭A talk right now. (Also, programming, cycling, astronomy, history, typography)

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Maybe because no foreign governments have been willing to loan him hundreds of millions of dollars this time around. https://t.co/UwCIv9i6s2Apparently the GOP tactics worked their charm, because I did not vote for Hillary in this election. @getyrtrouserson @CraigCaplan True by 1987 standards, false by today's. It was certainly big news. But the Democr… https://t.co/c6WBZsP6lb @ryantkelly What if every meal delivery was randomly geocached at your daily riding goal distance?
10/24
2020
Funny enough, when Trump mentioned the economy last night, he forgot to mention that more Americans have filed for… https://t.co/jNVKJLto6A
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸 @SarahKSilverman Then they'll still inaugurate Biden. Trump can whine about it from his jail cell or from Russia o… https://t.co/ybujQLvP50“I heard you like giant, round, orange things, so this is my kinda crowd!” - Trump, at his Circleville rally tomorr… https://t.co/f93JMf4ydm
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸 @rainerickson the cake is a lieI can't help but think that this is somehow connected. https://t.co/yHdiLDZbsNALL YOUR UNAUTHORIZED FOOD ARE BELONG TO US!More evidence. https://t.co/j4rfqle94zNo. Definitely not a cult. Definitely not fear-mongering. Nothing to worry about here. https://t.co/a6tftLj0N5 @RandomUser43 This covert effort from the right to pack our courts is much older than Citizens United.It's almost like there is some sort of slow-motion corporate-funded takeover of our judicial system. [The "almost" is sarcasm.]Yes I'm adding on to a two-year-old thread. But this article from @CREWcrew adds some new information: https://t.co/6F7fuXqRzlNote to “neutral” news media: If you choose to use the term “court packing” instead of “expanding the court” you have chosen sides.
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸Santorum just said that no one called Trump a racist before he was president. AYFKM. 50 years ago, Nixon's DOJ accu… https://t.co/fCUk09C4qD
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸How is it that lots of twitter people are noticing this but I'm not hearing any of the talking heads on TV bring it up? @thomasafine My favorite like “you had time to do it”. Says the sitting president that hasn’t done shit
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸Trump continues to run like the newcomer. https://t.co/okN2H0HohyFACT CHECK: Trump has no identified major accomplishments in his four years in office besides a tax cut for multimi… https://t.co/2ZgQtx3MSC
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸I believe that Trump's first glimpse of BLM was negative (and probably fake), because if you live in a white suprem… https://t.co/17gNRPnH3lLie. He ran because he was in debt to Russia and they wanted it and he didn't expect to win.Obama and Biden were blocked from doing many things thanks to @senatemajldr . Vote out all Republicans.
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸 @faythej Fair, but I'm not THAT old, and I never figured on a time machine, nor a party that would create one. @MuellerSheWrote He does not hate to say it.Here we go. Immigrants are rapists and murderers.Did you ever in your life imagine a time when the phrase "kids in cages" would be part of U.S. politics? @SusanSolomon Trump offers no substance.If you're Trump, any form of insurance counts as socialized medicine.trump acts like he’s running for the first time. He is “going to” blah blah blah #Debates2020 https://t.co/cjL18kNXBX
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸 @McFaul Maybe his healthcare plan is also being audited?We’ll see Trumps “beautiful “ healthcare plan the same day he releases his taxes.
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸I have to say that so far this debate is playing into Trump's hand in terms of giving him setups to tell his lies.Russian propaganda time. @boudreau_paul Wow your feed is running a good minute ahead of mine."Nobody fluffer than me on Russia." @sloansh https://t.co/c2IKp2qaaU @OlgaNYC1211 They must've changed his meds for this one. @Robertwaldeck @ScottMStedman I haven't looked into all the details, but I assumed that he would involve existing b… https://t.co/QVDDJjUqHF @ScottMStedman No I'm just saying if that could be the photo of the screen of an actual recipient, rather than some… https://t.co/4SqdnZ0eFeOut of the gate with lies. @ScottMStedman Not to be a killjoy but wouldn't Hunter work with and text people from Burisma who might sometimes b… https://t.co/fD57GmdaS7
10/23
2020
@SethAbramson I'm still betting he'll go the "president-in-exile" route.Current copyright law holds that copyright lasts the length of the author's life, plus 70 years. From a cultural v… https://t.co/DdoJxI1XhOAgain, the Happy Birthday song is absolutely a central part of our culture. Even if the copyright had not been fra… https://t.co/6OVOy7dKdtThey vigorously enforced that fraudulent copyright, and it worked because it was easier for any one group to cough… https://t.co/aDKV3OIwKMThe Happy Birthday song, which was written in the 19th century, was fraudulently copyrighted in 1935, and despite i… https://t.co/i3bUsrOLCcFor the first time in my entire life, A Charlie Brown Christmas will not be aired on network TV. It is only availa… https://t.co/0pmLvaZ1tj @supcat @Ge_Willi I'm obsessively on twitter and I never saw them.Let's take a break from politics and ponder copyright law. The point of limiting the length of copyrights was supp… https://t.co/pV8rMpS9IT @SayHere1st_Last No because if it actually worked we wouldn't hear Trump at all. @Ge_Willi @supcat Yeah it was really nice of twitter to explain this to us or warn us in advance.I see it's a woman moderating tonight's debate. Trump always responds so well when challenged by women. @allisongill That's for more positive than my anticipation. @mwichary It seems nearly certain you've already seen this but I'm still going to send weird keyboards your way whe… https://t.co/xjaMXiC23F @Ge_Willi @supcat If you leave the comment blank it is a conventional retweet.In the 60 Minutes interview footage he just released, Trump tells Lesley Stahl he has a totally finished health car… https://t.co/KnANdW8cSi
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Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸 @emptywheel Cardboard cutouts. Like in the baseball stadiums. This would really be a brilliant move. COVID-safe, too. @lrozen @JennaMC_Laugh I'd go further than that and say that there was valid no reason at all to hold this press co… https://t.co/paiM00tzZpAnd the word "stunts" I used above is not accurate, not would "pranks" be. "Crimes" would work.It's FAR easier to make a mess of an election than it is to swing an election.But it also hints that they will be pulling a series of stunts related to election day. Destruction or theft of ba… https://t.co/wTd3Y2K9qvThis article is not inconsistent with the theory that Trump is shooting for a contingent election, and it is not… https://t.co/OcsPPSquXR @ScottMStedman https://t.co/gskDtktxe9 @ScottMStedman Also there's a lot less undecided voters to work with this year. @ScottMStedman They had a lot to work with in 2016, in terms of pre-existing Hillary hatred. They don't have that… https://t.co/UNdQs03a9X @ScottMStedman If Trump is crushed in an unprecedented landslide, but we don't pick up as many congressional seats… https://t.co/7JhAg3nwMw @ScottMStedman What they'll do is what they did in 2016 with all that data: surgical targeted social media manipula… https://t.co/0jSsTjV8qs @MuellerSheWrote https://t.co/Xeb6v8bQNIhttps://t.co/MqRTqcGdHvBut, here’s the thing, and this is the lesson @realDonaldTrump refuses to learn, as long as he “looks good” to his… https://t.co/02wuUFRNfq
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸It's great that Twitter wants me to read things before retweeting but Twitter is not the center of the universe and… https://t.co/rTZAjwL1LSBREAKING: Career federal employees whose work involves making policy would lose their civil service protections und… https://t.co/oR3qPRceKl
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸Clarifying, again, this is not a real quote, but an approximation of his attitude, and also a reference to a joke i… https://t.co/5xFg5Eiuw8"Only men and bears are allowed inside interviews."Clarifying, that is not a real quote, but an approximation of his attitude. (Although I haven't seen or read all of it so...?)"How dare she talk to me like that?"Trump has so little respect for women that he is not capable of understanding how this makes him look bad. @SethAbramson About two thirds of the real number. I looked at it, NYT looked at it, USA Today looked at it, and w… https://t.co/dALKxUNqPe @1SHeRA1 @HC_Richardson [I am tangentially/almost one of these people so I have a pretty good understanding of how… https://t.co/jYurL1CbI1 @1SHeRA1 @HC_Richardson The people who make backups seem to be well below this new Schedule F category, and are wel… https://t.co/gFIVVvTncCThis is something we need to keep an eye on. It gives Trump more power to install his stooges if he wins, or leave… https://t.co/CFRZeyknYd @HC_Richardson In general,it looks like an attempt to weaken "the deep state". But now I'd guess his intent is to… https://t.co/1aE43ITr6xWhat Ratcliffe did here is worse than what Barr did to the Mueller report.Therefore the ONLY reason for tonight's press conference was for Ratcliffe to lie about who this hurts. https://t.co/X0H4NdulhC @johncardillo Also, remember back when Trump said the thing he had in common with his daughter was sex? Good times. @johncardillo Failed deflection from the photo of Rudy wanking in front of someone younger than his own kids.Sen. Schumer received a classified briefing on the Iranian hack that led to the proud boys emails & says it wasn’t… https://t.co/pERe8oVgam
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸This is literally the first scene of every post-apocalyptic movie. “DAMN YOU TO HELL!” https://t.co/mWqNUmM4YY
Retweeted by Thomas A. Fine #TrumpIsUnfit 🇺🇸Let's make it a poll. Which one fits best?Note: there may be more than one correct answer.Wasn't there a seinfeld episode about this? https://t.co/XzEDgRv9n6So... let me do the math here... Trump, who falsely claimed that an investigation into his campaign (which was nev… https://t.co/QgUoNAQNGJ @ScottMStedman One could imagine, if one strained hard enough, that there was an implication that the email targeti… https://t.co/NFNWXhr9LO @ScottMStedman "Let's hurt Trump... by making white supremacists look bad... to Democrats." I didn't even imagine… https://t.co/uzBl5tovxG @MuellerSheWrote An announcement that the recent threatening emails came from Iran, with very little additional inf… https://t.co/RFQ0m4t6kH @ScottMStedman For Ratcliffe to plant the idea in voters' heads that Iran wants to help Biden.I never get confused about how to spell Ratcliffe's name. I never drop in a "d" by mistake instead of the "t". I… https://t.co/hZX5PyoWby
10/22
2020

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