Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Repeat Tweets: Boxcar Children at Richardson Public Library

Repeat tweets from January, 2015:

  • Jan 1 2015: The Richardson Public Library acquired Kindle editions of the Boxcar Children series of mysteries. Great choice for bedtime stories.
  • Jan 1 2015: Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon is the man. With 2,587 yards this year, Gordon finished just 41 yards shy of Barry Sanders' all-time NCAA record.
  • Jan 2 2015: "I'm not suggesting that we're on the verge of fully replaying the 1930s." It's that "fully" that's got me worried. nytimes.com
  • Jan 2 2015: Auburn Tigers are 0-2 against schools that lost 59-0 this year (Texas A&M and Wisconsin).
  • Jan 2 2015: "They're going to be holding the Rose Bowl at AT&T Stadium on Jan. 12." Champion of Big Ten vs champion of PAC 12. dallasnews.com
  • Jan 2 2015: MT @ESPN_CoachMack: "Michigan State's only two losses this year came at the hands of the two teams playing for the national championship."
  • Jan 2 2015: Final: North Mesquite 57, Berkner 80. It's a great time to be a Ram. #txhshoops

After the jump, more repeat tweets.


  • Jan 3 2015: Headline: "GOP focus for Congress: Cut deficit, don't stumble." Deficit-cutting drags down the economy. So expect self-inflicted stumbling.
  • Jan 5 2015: Headline: "Mike Huckabee Quits Fox News to Explore 2016 Run." Oh, God. No, literally, God.
  • Jan 5 2015: CEO who threatened to fire employees if Obama won now says, "We're experiencing the best year in our history." thinkprogress.org
  • Jan 5 2015: What do cars, clothing, and food have in common? They're the only things online buying isn't squeezing physical stores out of existence.
  • Jan 5 2015: Headline: "Stocks plunge as oil prices drop below $50 per barrel." Silly you, who thought lower gas prices was a good thing.
  • Jan 5 2015: Headline: "2014 Was The Hottest Year On Record." Outlier 1998 eclipsed. Claims that global warming has paused dashed. thinkprogress.org
  • Jan 5 2015: Headline: "Katrina Pierson Pressures Pete Sessions to Vote Against Boehner." I think @PeteSessions can handle this kind of pressure.
  • Jan 6 2015: RT @SenTedCruz: "A snowy start to the 114th Congress. Makes you miss the weather in Houston already!" You could always quit and move home.
  • Jan 6 2015: Final in overtime: Mesquite Horn 65, Richardson 71. #txhshoops
  • Jan 7 2015: Worldwide data shows that "in depressed economies, cutting government spending hurts growth." Keynesian economics FTW krugman.blogs.nytimes.com
  • Jan 7 2015: Headline: "GOP Obamacare bill would raise deficit by $53 billion and increase uninsured rate." Sounds like a winner. vox.com
  • Jan 7 2015: Headline: "McConnell takes credit for economy." We knew today would come. The terrible no-good Obama economy is now something to brag about.
  • Jan 7 2015: Headline: "House Republicans Change Rules on Calculating Economic Impact of Bills." Under new rules, 2-1=3. #DynamicScoring = #WarOnMath
  • Jan 9 2015: Final: Richardson 80, Berkner 74. #txhshoops
  • Jan 11 2015: A Most Wanted Man (2014): Germans, jihad and CIA in a cerebral le Carré spy thriller w/ Philip Seymour Hoffman. What more could you want? B+
  • Jan 11 2015: "He who lives by the questionable official's ruling, in the end, alas, apparently dies by it." Cowboys good sports. dallascowboys.com
  • Jan 11 2015: My pet peeve? Players who lose the ball stretching for a touchdown or 1st down. Tuck the ball away. I'm looking at you, Dez Bryant.
  • Jan 12 2015: All Rose Bowl games should be played on a neutral site like Jerry World. #OSUvsORE #BigTen
  • Jan 13 2015: Barton Fink (1991): Early Coen Bros. NY playwright over his head in Hollywood. Surreal but I already said Coen Bros. Too many loose ends. B-
  • Jan 13 2015: .@SenTedCruz, you cannot defeat radical Islamic terrorism if you are obsessed with partisan politics and undermining the President.
  • Jan 13 2015: RT @matthewhaag: "High-speed rail station could displace Dallas Morning News, WFAA." Win-win.
  • Jan 13 2015: Buckeyes can thank the Badgers for even getting into the final four. Badgers can thank the Buckeyes for proving they lost to a great team.
  • Jan 13 2015: Headline (not The Onion): "GOP Congressman Wishes Obama Were More Like Hitler." Congressman is from Texas, but you could have guessed that.
  • Jan 13 2015: MT @RealSkipBayless: "NFL was so embarrassed that it couldn't give Dallas another call, even though knew this was a CATCH." Catch trutherism
  • Jan 13 2015: Headline: "Randy Weber Apologizes for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler." I'm wrong again. There is too something too #wacko even for GOP.
  • Jan 13 2015: Final: Mesquite Horn 46, Richardson Pearce 49. #txhshoops
  • Jan 16 2015: We Are the Best! (2013): 13-yr-old Swedish girls form a punk band, despite not knowing music. Alienation, friendship, adolescent energy. B-
  • Jan 16 2015: Final: Richardson Pearce 46, Richardson Berkner 64. It's a great time to be a Ram. #txhshoops
  • Jan 18 2015: Blame to go around on this Packers loss, but coaching deserves the lion's share. Mike McCarthy did his best Mike Sherman impersonation.
  • Jan 19 2015: Happy "Confederate Heroes Day" in Texas. Bet you thought I was going to say "MLK Day." But I added "in Texas." That makes all the difference
  • Jan 19 2015: Christian bigots protest Muslim conference in Garland (and in Richardson) thinking it's the American way. SMH :-( opposingviews.com
  • Jan 20 2015: Tenth of December, by George Saunders: Short stories. Lots of stream of consciousness by luckless misfits. Rarely interesting characters. C+
  • Jan 20 2015: A rising tide no longer lifts all boats. Why the middle class has to care about inequality. vox.com
  • Jan 20 2015: Final: Lake Highlands 46, Richardson Berkner 73. It's a great time to be a Ram. #txhshoops
  • Jan 22 2015: "The Roberts court likes to claim that it's race-blind. But cases like this one suggest it's simply blind to racism." slate.com
  • Jan 22 2015: "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao declared 21st century's best novel so far." How many have you read? theguardian.com
  • Jan 23 2015: Fiddler on the Roof at RHS: 50 year old musical made fresh by enthusiastic and talented young voices. Dancing, sets, lighting all excellent.
  • Jan 23 2015: Headline: "Texas Used Junk Science to Restrict Abortion." Believe GOP pols when they say, "I am not a scientist..." slate.com
  • Jan 23 2015: Headline: "Cowboys fan sues NFL for $88 billion over overturned Dez Bryant catch." Write your own punchline.
  • Jan 23 2015: Headline: "TX Supreme Court to hear school finance case later this year." IOW, underfunding continues in next budget. trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/
  • Jan 24 2015: The Wizard of Oz at LHHS: Classic movie musical comes to life. Lots of kids, young and old, all having fun. Sound glitches didn't stop fun.
  • Jan 24 2015: Donald Trump says Ted Cruz's Canadian birth "could be a difficult problem" for 2016 bid. That settles it for me. @SenTedCruz is eligible.
  • Jan 27 2015: Headline: "Ebola treatment center in Richardson to be dismantled" Scare is passed. Put our heads back in the sand. dallasnews.com
  • Jan 29 2015: "Not tolerating intolerance is not the same thing as intolerance itself." Except in the Orwellian world of the right. thedailybeast.com
  • Jan 30 2015: Belle (2013): Race and class in 18th c. England. Rich costumes and sets. 2D characters. Think anti-slavery movement meets Downton Abbey. B-
  • Jan 30 2015: " 'Huh?' Dunn asks." Politicians like being quoted in the press, but in this case, maybe not. Rest of story? Pffft. dallasnews.com
  • Jan 30 2015: Bush/Walker 2016? You heard it here first.
  • Jan 30 2015: .@AIR4arts, how about sponsoring a sculpture show like the ones the Connemara Conservancy used to have? Breckinridge Park is perfect.
  • Jan 30 2015: "Richardson ISD was a weak performer in the Transparency 2015 ratings." Need to set some improvement goals, RISD. labs.dallasnews.com
  • Jan 30 2015: Final: Mesquite 79, Richardson Berkner 67. Rams drop out of first place tie in District 10-6A. #txhshoops

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