Thursday, March 2, 2017

Repeat Tweets: Vouchers Arise out of White Resistance

Repeat tweets from February, 2017:
  • Feb 3 2017: "Vouchers arise out of white resistance to school desegregation, and these movements thrive in biracial districts."
  • Feb 8 2017: Fences (2016): Denzel Washington in a Willy Loman role, raising questions about what it means to be a husband, father, man. Oscar-worthy. A+
  • Feb 8 2017: MT @RichardsonToday: "A portion of the State of the City Address focused on how Richardson is in a strong financial position." Please link to a YouTube clip showing the portion of State of the City address that focused on Richardson's neighborhoods. If you can.
  • Feb 9 2017: Gleason (2016) Documentary of former NFL player with ALS. Raw and relentless as real life, clichéd as movie. Needs more of wife's story. C+

After the jump, more repeat tweets.

  • Feb 9 2017: RT @realDonaldTrump: "Ryan died on a winning mission." In that case, I'm tired of winning, just like you promised I'd be.
  • Feb 10 2017: Welcome to Braggsville: College students stage mock lynching in rural Georgia. Sorting out consequences is a teachable moment for us all. B+
  • Feb 10 2017: Final: Coppell 40, Pearce 34. #txhshoops.
  • Feb 13 2017: Politically incorrect opinion: I don't really care if homeowners top their crape myrtles.
  • Feb 13 2017: Who am I supposed to be angry with if I am on both #TeamBeyonce and #TeamAdele? #FirstWorldProblem
  • Feb 13 2017: Mayoral candidate says Tod Robberson and St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s editorial board guilty of "thinly veiled racism."
  • Feb 14 2017: Lion (2016): Boy in India gets lost, raised in Australia, yearns for home. Boy, man, India, Australia, both families, all real & moving. A+
  • Feb 14 2017: 2003: George W Bush achieved regime change in Iraq, leading to disaster. 2016: Vladimir Putin achieved regime change in USA, leading to...
  • Feb 14 2017: Final: Pearce 45, Berkner 58. Playoff-bound. It's a great time to be a Ram! #txhshoops
  • Feb 15 2017: MT @TexasHoopsGASO: "Sr. Rashad Jackson scored 15 points in Beckner's 58-45 win vs Pearce." Way to go, Beckner.
  • Feb 16 2017: Hacksaw Ridge (2016): Every war movie cliché in the genre, including slow-motion combat porn. But Desmond Doss was a real-life hero. B-
  • Feb 17 2017: The Oddfits: Bullied boy must decide whether to abandon his home and go on a Quest to explore an odd fantasy world. Easy. Short. Odd. B-
  • Feb 18 2017: Call vouchers what they are: a government bailout for private schools using my tax dollars.
  • Feb 18 2017: Random thought: Mar-a-Lago literally means "sea to lake." Maybe an ironic admission that global warming and sea level rise are real?
  • Feb 18 2017: People who say our system of government will save America have it backwards. Americans must act to save our system of government.
  • Feb 20 2017: A drizzly, dreary morning on Presidents Day. Mother Nature has a dark sense of humor.
  • Feb 20 2017: Headline: "Russia's ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64." Imagine the conspiracy theories this would trigger under Hillary.
  • Feb 21 2017: Arrival (2016): Talking to aliens is hard. So is talking to each other. But Amy Adams has a gift. Non-linear thinking is key, somehow. ?? B-
  • Feb 21 2017: "Richardson is a real melting pot, one of the most diverse places in North Texas to live and eat." Yep. :-)
  • Feb 21 2017: Final: Berkner 68, Lakeview Centennial 59. Big upset to anyone who doesn't know this team. It's a great time to be a Ram. #txhshoops
  • Feb 23 2017: Jackie (2016): Partly gut-wrenching, partly ghoulish. I remember 1963. I remember her dignity. For me it will always be too soon. A-
  • Feb 23 2017: I received a spam email from "OMG" with the subject "Trump's secret affair." LOL. As if his *public* actions aren't enough to shame him.
  • Feb 23 2017: Four flavors of NIMBYism and how to deal with them to create more vibrant and affordable cities. CityLab
  • Feb 24 2017: Blatant hypocrisy is why politics is so discouraging to me. And the rank and file just goes along.
  • Feb 24 2017: Watching GOP, I can't help hearing this line: "It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world ... but for Wales, Richard?"
  • Feb 24 2017: First they came for CNN, but I attended because I'm not CNN. -- apparently everyone from ABC, CBS, WSJ, Bloomberg and Fox.
  • Feb 24 2017: Final: Lufkin 56, Berkner 48. Playoff run comes to a sudden end. Thanks for an exciting season, Rams. #txhshoops
  • Feb 25 2017: MT @realDonaldTrump: "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year." Did anyone check if Alec Baldwin is available?
  • Feb 27 2017: The Great Wall (2016): Mercenaries fight monsters less scary than a horde of roaches. Western greed vs Chinese trust. Stunning visuals. C+
  • Feb 27 2017: MT @Wylie_H_Dallas: "What if we broke up DART, let the suburbs keep the rail system." Drumbeat grows louder: Dallas to Suburbs: Drop Dead.

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