pinboard October 9, 2020

  • Twitter
    RT @soledadobrien: I do believe @LindseyGrahamSC is calling his opponent @harrisonjaime uppity.
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    RT @GeoffRBennett: NEW: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett did not include on her Senate Judiciary disclosure forms a notable case in which she was one of two lead attorneys defending a Pittsburgh steel magnate accused of helping drive a major Pennsylvania Hospital System into bankruptcy:
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    RT @AngryBlackLady: 25 days to go.
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    RT @lauraolin: A few days later it’s incredible that most of the women I know were floored by how masterful her performance was and most men thought she only did okay
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    RT @AmbassadorRice: Amen! And maybe State ought to exhibit some awareness of how this message lands abroad, given the sorry example we are currently setting here at home.
  • Donald Trump's Strength Did Not Beat the Coronavirus – The Atlantic
    The metaphors that Trump and others use when talking about COVID-19 are making the pandemic worse.
  • The Coronavirus Unveiled: Microscopic Images of SARS-CoV-2 – The New York Times
  • “The Far Side” Returns to a Weird World | The New Yorker
  • Untitled (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/06/science/covid-universities-women.html)
    RT @raju: The Virus Moved American Female Faculty to the Brink.
    Will Universities Now Help?
    ?
  • Murder hornets are about to start their 'slaughter phase' – CNET
    RT @CNET: Murder hornets are about to start their ‘slaughter phase’
  • Twitter
    RT @Sifill_LDF: Pretty serious.
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    RT @CrytzerFry: I figured everyone could use a #bobcat kitten tail-wag today … am I right? (Mama passes closest to cam.)
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    RT @AnikaNoniRose: Horrible.
  • (500) https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/inslee-extends-washingtons-moratorium-on-evictions-through-dec-31/?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=owned_echobox_tw_m&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1602204375
    RT @seattletimes: Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday he would extend the existing moratorium on evictions in light of the economic downturn sparked by the new coronavirus. The extension will keep the moratorium in place through Dec. 31.
  • Man With 20 Rifles Can’t Remember If His Goal To Start Or Stop Violent Overthrow Of Government
    RT @TheOnion: Man With 20 Rifles Can’t Remember If His Goal To Start Or Stop Violent Overthrow Of Government
  • Twitter
    RT @TheOnion: Man With 20 Rifles Can’t Remember If His Goal To Start Or Stop Violent Overthrow Of Government
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    RT @ajplus: Walking while Black: Police stopped this Versace executive after he walked out of a Versace store.

    "You hear it in my voice? I’m uncomfortable. I’m nervous … I literally designed the shoes that are in this bag and I’m getting f*cking searched for it."

  • Twitter
    RT @aubreyhirsch: Love an immediate, same-sentence fact-check.
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    RT @MichaelEMann: Amidst the chaos and carnage, some very GOOD news:
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    RT @babadookspinoza: The SATs are literally just a wealth marker.
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    RT @ajplus: Suspected toxic waste has killed almost all sea life in parts of eastern Russia, scientists say.

    The waste has formed a 25-mile slick and is giving people 3rd-degree burns. Officials, who first denied a manmade cause, are now investigating local landfills and pesticide stores.

  • Twitter
    RT @KiaRichards_: This study is telling. I believe most people in dire situations would put a lump sum of money to good use. 10k could jumpstart someone’s life. I think the next administration should pass a real stimulus bill giving everyone making under 40k $7.5-$10k.
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    RT @Dan_F_Jacobson: Graham doesn’t want to get tested because he knows if he tests positive it’ll blow up the confirmation hearing.
  • Twitter
    RT @GenePark: deleted tweet, and not confirmed anywhere else but the content is still up, so i have no idea what the hell is going on here.
  • Wilmington insurrection of 1898 – Wikipedia
    RT @nkjemisin: Today’s a good day to remember the Wilmington Massacre, a violent coup which destroyed a democratically-elected state gov’t and replaced it with anti-democratic white supremacy, thus ushering in the beginnings of Jim Crow.
  • Twitter
    RT @Brief_19: 🦠<BREAKING NEWS>

    After 139 days of waiting, the final report on Gilead’s Remdesivir is out in The New England Journal of Medicine.

    *No significant mortality benefit*

    Insta-analysis by our own @reverendofdoubt here and at

  • Twitter
    RT @jamesdenselow: Pupils start the new school year in Taez, Yemen
  • Food’s Overlooked Air Pollution Footprint | The Breakthrough Institute
    RT @NicholasDCarter: "Meat, dairy, and other livestock production together make up one of the top five sources of air pollution deaths, with an impact larger than the exhaust from trucking."

    Quick read linking to key papers on the scale of air pollution with farming animals.

  • Twitter
    RT @fi_lor: 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, East and West are still divided by different lightbulbs in street lights

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