Posts Tagged ‘political tweets

22
Nov
15

The precious petal apologists for fascism

This was going to be a far different essay. It was going to be a very top heavy view of the slide towards fascism which is taking place in the GOP primary race

But then I saw a tweet by Matthew J. Dowd.

I will admit this: I had no idea who this person was until yesterday. Then I learned he was a fluffer for the Bush clan. Everything fell into place then.

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12
Jul
15

#ThisIsACoup – Updates on Greece

As most of you know, I was hoping for a “Yes” vote in the Greek referendum, especially as the proposal which the Tsipras government put forth this week encompassed most of the demands which Greece’s creditors had been making.

The Syriza proposals were approved by the creditors, and sent to the Eurozone finance ministers. And then Germany got in the act.

In an act of suicidal hubris, Germany is demanding nothing short of humiliation for Greece. Even though I had hoped for a Yes vote, this petty revenge is unbelievable from a country which plunged Europe into two World Wars. It is Germany’s gambit to establish the EU as merely a Greater German Co-Prosperity Sphere.

Here is where we stand at the moment.

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Newspaper headlines.

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Translation: Trust has been lost; Doubts of Greece’s willingness to reform.

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Le Figaro

Translation: Greece has driven a wedge between France and Germany

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Liberation

Translation: What game is Germany playing?

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Wall Street Journal

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21
Feb
15

Bill O’Reilly’s Brian Williams moment, in a few tweets

 

 

20
Jan
15

An Essay on Free Speech in Tweets

A précis on free speech

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[tweet https://twitter.com/Lib_Librarian/status/557301587379363841 align=’center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Lib_Librarian/status/557301944297873408 align=’center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Lib_Librarian/status/557302351971631104 align=’center’]

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16
Aug
14

As the curfew approaches…

[tweet https://twitter.com/kharyp/status/500781165880811521 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/SamuelAAdams/status/500803962317312001 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/500774731943907330 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/scottbix/status/500311689544208385 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/mashable/status/500821777032175616 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MichaelSkolnik/status/500839341808443392 align = ‘center’]

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11
Aug
14

Ferguson: America 2014 in tweets

[tweet https://twitter.com/AntonioFrench/status/499017903069728768 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/juliebosman/status/499010535049142273 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/joshtpm/status/499015890503868416 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/juliebosman/status/499007987261124608 align = ‘center’]

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03
Aug
14

A Tweet or Two

[tweet https://twitter.com/nycjim/status/496051011124207617 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/496037902418456576 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/BilboBagman/status/496064430933688320 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Mooncatadams/status/496053232024965120 align = ‘center’]

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13
Jul
14

A Tweet or Two

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15
Apr
14

Ukraine crisis in tweets

Shooting war in Ukraine.

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[tweet https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/456101228536033280 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/NewsBreaker/status/456090913425485824 align = ‘center’]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/grasswire/status/456084943274139648 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/ZandarVTS/status/456074265939288067 align = ‘center’]

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20
Mar
14

Ukraine crisis in tweets

A roundup of today’s developments in Ukraine.

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[tweet https://twitter.com/USTreasury/statuses/446675374529724416 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MilitaryTimes/status/446686859952160769 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/randomdijit/status/446683600407130113 align = ‘center’]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Forbes/status/446681135016595457 align = ‘center’]

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