Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Repeat Tweets: Really Dumb Column

Repeat tweets from March, 2014:

  • Mar 2 2014: "Some really smart people have praised this really dumb idea." But not Steve Blow. Really dumb column. dallasnews.com
  • Mar 2 2014: .@DMNSteveBlow, really dumb column. You say really smart people have praised this idea, but you don't address any of their arguments.
  • Mar 3 2014: "Blow doesn't understand how traffic works." A good explanation for Steve Blow's really dumb column. frontburner.dmagazine.com
  • Mar 3 2014: Blow to conventional wisdom: Texas "taxes the middle class at rates as high or higher than in California." washingtonmonthly.com
  • Mar 3 2014: Blow to conventional wisdom: "Except NY, every major state has lower total effective business tax rate than Texas." washingtonmonthly.com
  • Mar 3 2014: Blow to conventional wisdom: "Smaller share of people in Texas own their own business than in all but four states." washingtonmonthly.com
  • Mar 3 2014: No surprise: Texas' "Robin-Hood-in-reverse system gives Texas the fifth-most-regressive tax structure in the nation." washingtonmonthly.com

After the jump, more repeat tweets.


  • Mar 3 2014: @SenTedCruz, "even" WaPo? Are you kidding? WaPo editorial board is neo-con. Beating the drums of war is #wacko, even for @SenTedCruz.
  • Mar 3 2014: "John Travolta called Idina Menzel Adele Dazeem: What's Your Travolta name?" Just call me Mia Shunter. slate.com
  • Mar 5 2014: Election commentary: Texas "has taken a turn to the hard right, and that is the immediate future of Texas politics." texasmonthly.com
  • Mar 5 2014: Dirty Wars (2013): Bush. Obama. Secret orders. Covert ops. Cover-ups. War on terror spins out of control. Kill list grows without end. A+
  • Mar 6 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "get back to principles that made America the greatest nation in history of the world." You mean defaulting on one's debt?
  • Mar 6 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "We need to repeal every single word of Obamacare." Cruz says, if you like your health care you can't keep it. #wacko
  • Mar 6 2014: MT @Gregg_AbbottTX: "Hillary Clinto is a woman, Nancy Pelosi is a woman, and Wendy Davis is a woman." So? War on Women much?
  • Mar 6 2014: RT @EricaGrieder: "Let's pause now to remember the Alamo: Remember the Alamo!" Because ... Alamo.
  • Mar 6 2014: OK, OK, I can't deny it anymore. I admit to starting Bitcoin. Newsweek, when can I expect your call for an interview?
  • Mar 10 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "Can we repeal Obamacare? Every. Single. Word." Finally, we have good health insurance. Cruz wants to take it away. #wacko
  • Mar 10 2014: MT @KenPaxtonTX: "Constitution must be interpreted the way Founding Fathers intended, not on the whims of individuals in power." Like you.
  • Mar 10 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "When the US doesn't stand for freedom, tyrants notice." Cruz beating the drums of war again. #wacko
  • Mar 11 2014: The Square (2013): Documentary of Arab Spring in Egypt. Exhilaration. Disappointment. Perseverance. Which way does arc of universe bend? A+
  • Mar 11 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "We can't keep saddling our kids w/ crushing debt." Cruz doesn't tell you that the deficit is falling fast. Thanks, Obama.
  • Mar 13 2014: Act of Killing (2012): Aging Indonesian death squad members re-enact 1965 killings for movie. Nation cheers. Surreal. Chilling. Obscene. B+
  • Mar 13 2014: MT @KenPaxtonTX: "RETWEET if you want to protect the integrity of elections!" Yes. So let's quit suppressing the vote with unnecessary laws.
  • Mar 13 2014: "A Wild Reinterpretation of Old-School Window Blinds." Seriously cool solution to Museum Tower/Nasher conflict. theatlanticcities.com
  • Mar 13 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "It is not the job of the U.S. Senate to vilify private citizens." The Senate's job is to vilify Obama, Reid and fellow GOP.
  • Mar 13 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "It's unfortunate to see Majority Leader trying to use the crisis in Ukraine for political advantage." That's Cruz's job.
  • Mar 14 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "Reid held Ukraine aid bill hostage for IMF reforms that haven’t passed on own merit." Oh, the irony. #wacko
  • Mar 14 2014: "It is a fraud, a sham, and a hoax. This bill will live in infamy." Who's talking? @SenTedCruz or George Wallace? let.rug.nl
  • Mar 15 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: ">300 Christians arrested in Iran for their faith since 2010. This is not moderation." Cruz lecturing moderation. The irony.
  • Mar 17 2014: Big. Linda Koop picks up endorsement from former foe Sam Brown in runoff against Stefani Carter. trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com
  • Mar 18 2014: !! Sam Brown rakes Stefani Carter, endorses Koop. "Our great conservative state representative is not as advertised." dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
  • Mar 18 2014: Texas State University Wind Symphony Tour 2014 at Plano West: Pre-conference concert. "Sonic debauchery" and I mean that in a good way.
  • Mar 19 2014: Headline: "Don Huffines wants creationism taught as science in schools." #FacePalm. Vote Lib, vote Dem, anything but. dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
  • Mar 20 2014: Cutie and the Boxer (2013): Aging Japanese couple in NY, both artists. Their relationship, life and art. Art is a demon. Love is a roar. B-
  • Mar 20 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "Time to get US economy booming again." Then quit with the austerity budgets. Hire teachers. Repair bridges. Do research.
  • Mar 22 2014: Wadjda (2012): Girl deals with repressive Saudi culture at home and school. She just wants a bicycle. Simple tale well told. Eye-opening. B-
  • Mar 22 2014: Berkner's Keenan Evans makes @SportsDayHS' boys second team All-Area Basketball Team. d-news.co
  • Mar 24 2014: Naked, by David Sedaris: Stories from his life. Wanted to like it, did in spots, but in the end, meh. Comes up short as comedy or satire. C+
  • Mar 25 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "I stand with Hobby Lobby for religious liberty." Hobby Lobby? Aren't they the ones who don't stand with Israel? #wacko
  • Mar 25 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "More people have lost health insurance b/c of Obamacare than gotten it." In fact, no one has lost health insurance. #wacko
  • Mar 25 2014: Headline: "Sessions accuses Cruz of working against him." Good for Cruz. Now let's hope Sessions returns the favor. dallasnews.com
  • Mar 27 2014: World War Z (2013): Brad Pitt fights sudden worldwide outbreak of running zombies. Even more clich├ęs than zombies. What's not to dislike? C-
  • Mar 27 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "Why is DOD spending millions to develop algae fuel?" So we don't have to send Marines to fight oil wars in Persian Gulf.
  • Mar 27 2014: MT @SenTedCruz: "Why is DOD eliminating Marine battalions?" Because we don't need as many Marines if we're not fighting oil wars. #wacko
  • Mar 29 2014: On Wisconsin! #FinalFour
  • Mar 29 2014: MT @FiveThirtyEight: "Our model shows Arizona with a 63% of defeating Wisconsin." Nate Silver's PC needs rebooting. 53eig.ht
  • Mar 29 2014: MT @DonMcLeroy: "Currently Reading..." Read a science book next.

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