Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Repeat Tweets: What Cecil the Lion Teaches Us About Health Reform

Repeat tweets from August, 2015:

  • Aug 1 2015: Cecil the lion teaches us that "the ruling theory behind conservative notions of health reform is completely wrong." krugman.blogs.nytimes.com
  • Aug 2 2015: Ironic, @DonMcLeroy accusing others of throwing gas on the fire. He is the arsonist. He and his revisionist history.
  • Aug 2 2015: I don't know if Scott Walker is a sentient human being, but presume he is.
  • Aug 3 2015: "GOP doesn't rush to defend Ken Paxton." Of course not. Paxton himself admitted guilt and paid a fine last year. abc13.com
  • Aug 3 2015: Cruz: "Satellite data for last 18 years [shows] zero recorded warming." Obama: "2014 was the planet’s warmest year on record." One is right.
  • Aug 3 2015: Jefferson Center Apt Homes: High-end, medium-density, single-use development near future Cotton Belt station. Meh. bizbeatblog.dallasnews.com

After the jump, more repeat tweets.

  • Aug 3 2015: Justice is blind. Haha. Just kidding. Ask Ken Paxton. dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
  • Aug 4 2015: Nightcrawler (2014): Portrait of a creepy, night-shift TV news photographer. A bit better than watching local news itself for 2 hours. C+
  • Aug 4 2015: Counter-intuitive fact: Stricter border security could increase the number of undocumented immigrants in the US. washingtonpost.com
  • Aug 4 2015: Jesse Ventura, Arnold Schwarzenegger, why not Donald Trump? Why not??? Because Jesse Ventura, Arnold Schwarzenegger, that's why not.
  • Aug 5 2015: "This was supposed to be the strongest GOP field in decades. Yet Donald Trump is leading it." Ponder that. vox.com
  • Aug 6 2015: I'd like to think Kasich helped himself tonight. Moderate. Inclusive. Empathetic. But with today's GOP who can say?
  • Aug 6 2015: Helped themselves: Kasich, Christie, Rubio. Hurt: Bush, Paul, Carson. Neutral: Huckabee, Cruz, Walker. No earthly idea: Trump.
  • Aug 7 2015: MT @bencasselman: "Third straight month of 200k+ job growth. 10th time in past 12 mo." GOP candidates blame Obama.
  • Aug 10 2015: The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914: Tedious at first, fascinating at last, important thru-out. No one had an exit strategy. B-
  • Aug 11 2015: Ida (2013): Poland 1962. Orphan about to become a nun seeks her family, discovers she is Jewish. Tragic. Lonely. Moving. "Then what?" B+
  • Aug 13 2015: What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015): Moving portrait of a singer who not only reflected her times, but shaped them. Tragic personal life. A-
  • Aug 17 2015: Reluctant Fundamentalist: Dinner conversation with Changez in Lahore. Why intelligent, educated Muslims can end up hating us. Empathetic. B-
  • Aug 18 2015: Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2014): Portrait of ordinary workers in world's coldest land. Stunning scenery. Endless night. Cabin Fever. T3. B+
  • Aug 18 2015: Do away with participation trophies for kids. They sap the will to win. No one wants to make the Olympics or Super Bowl anymore.
  • Aug 20 2015: Gone Girl (2014): Troubled marriage. Dickish husband. Signs of violence. Missing wife. But where's the body? Top-notch mystery/thriller. B+
  • Aug 25 2015: .@MikeHashimoto on DA Susan Hawk (fair and balanced for a change): a $210,000-a-year elected official goes AWOL. "dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
  • Aug 25 2015: Project Runway: S14E2 was worst episode ever. My pick to go home wins. My pick to win goes home. #GuiltyPleasure
  • Aug 26 2015: Point and Shoot (2014): Thrill-seeker films motorcycle ride across North Africa. Returns to fight Gaddafi. Like watching a car wreck. B-
  • Aug 26 2015: MT @rodgermjones: "The Stephen Colbert I didn't know." You haven't been watching. Religion has always been there.
  • Aug 27 2015: "In Dallas, the most important thing is never to say anything about anything, ever." -- former mayor Laura Miller. dallasobserver.com
  • Aug 27 2015: Seriously, DMN trash talking high school football across state lines? Well, their newspapers must be better than ours.
  • Aug 28 2015: Ratings show schools underperforming...partly because your budgets, @AngieChenButton, are bleeding public education.
  • Aug 28 2015: The negotiations are over. Yes or no. That's Congress's choice. Vote no and the sanctions collapse and Iran wins.
  • Aug 28 2015: What's wrong with fact-checking newspapers: "bizarre historical nitpicking." Wash. Post even gets nitpicking wrong. vox.com
  • Aug 28 2015: Final: South Garland 35, Berkner 45. It's a great time to be a Ram! #txhsfb @BerknerHS
  • Aug 29 2015: What nerds miss: "There are no independents, moderates aren't moderate, and the center is corporate." vox.com
  • Aug 30 2015: It's Denali and always has been to me. By the way, Denali doesn't mean "The Great One." That title refers to Ellen.