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22nd May 2016

12:00pm: My tweets
  • Sun, 11:45: At this point, I'm regretting having caucused for Sanders and regretting ever having spoken up in support of his candidacy.
  • Sun, 11:49: RT @EmilyGorcenski: Okay so here's a thing: I never, ever, ever, ever, ever want to watch a video to learn how to use your software, your…

21st May 2016

12:00pm: My tweets
  • Fri, 21:37: I think it's pretty cool that I can promote Bernie Worrell's business interests just by https://t.co/va2dkimQ2X
  • Sat, 01:13: I shouldn't tweet on #nevertrump, but really, why aren't you guys all campaigning for Gary Johnson right now? I have to ask.
  • Sat, 01:26: If you're a bar DJ in a bar I like, please don't play obscure Beatles songs. I've heard most of them too many times, and I loathe most.

19th May 2016

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16th May 2016

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15th May 2016

12:00pm: My tweets
  • Sun, 01:50: It's true, I did love Michael Jackson. But it's also true that once I began to know Prince, I always loved Prince better than MJ. #needtosay
  • Sun, 03:37: I found myself reading an essay by Bertrand de Jouvenel. I liked it so much I looked up his wikipedia article. He had to deal with shit.
  • Sun, 03:49: Basic income is a question of the social organization of the workers on the planet. Robot workers get included too. https://t.co/w8HvQOBavA
  • Sun, 04:00: Let's talk about reparations. The USA is not a polity that can maintain world leadership without addressing its own reparations issues.

14th May 2016

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12th May 2016

6:20pm: My tweets
  • Thu, 17:40: RT @NativeApprops: Aw, honey, that's called colonization. Not cultural appropriation. Your roots and history are genocide. *pats head* http…

9th May 2016

2:18am: My tweets
  • Sun, 22:14: So has Gary Johnson actually locked up the Libertarian Party nomination? I know they hold their convention late, but is any one contending?
  • Mon, 00:03: Fellow citizens of the planet: MC 900 ft Jesus - https://t.co/DJPIW0RHO8

7th May 2016

12:00pm: My tweets
  • Fri, 17:21: What I've been reading lately since I had to return Plato to the library: Mary Ann Mattoon's /Jungian Psychology in Perspective/, 1st pb ed

6th May 2016

3:02pm: My tweets
  • Thu, 18:06: RT @AngryBlackLady: Smithsonian Wants to Preserve Gazebo Where Tamir Rice Was Killed | Colorlines https://t.co/9qSoZlrD61
  • Fri, 02:01: It's not enough to ridicule Trump. The problem is Trump's followers. They'll still be there when Trump is gone.
  • Fri, 03:21: It's Jon Polito's Johnny Caspar that carries /Miller's Crossing/. The whole thing would collapse of existential angst without Caspar's ethic

4th May 2016

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2nd May 2016

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30th April 2016

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29th April 2016

12:01pm: My tweets
  • Thu, 13:53: Finished reading both /Ammonite/ and Plato's Gorgias (which had been on hiatus) yesterday.

28th April 2016

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26th April 2016

12:00pm: My tweets
  • Mon, 18:54: I'm finally reading @nicolaz's first novel /Ammonite/ and enjoying it very much. Looking forward to /Hild/.

21st April 2016

1:35am: My tweets

12th April 2016

2:54am: My tweets
  • Mon, 21:38: I'm really glad I'm not famous, because I keep typing replies to famous people and then not sending them. I'd hate for that to happen to me.
  • Mon, 21:40: RT @citsciwatermpca: Buffers strips and their positive effect on Minnesota's water quality https://t.co/Oaf3hXQhet https://t.co/Gtn3G23RVf
  • Mon, 21:41: RT @ClinicEscort: Remember, there's a hearing this month to decide Robert Dear's competency for trial. Me? I'd love for the world to hear w…
  • Mon, 22:14: @omriceren I've been looking over my latest new followers and you are the only one I don't find uninspiring. Do you read Michael Chabon?
  • Mon, 23:50: Socrates and the Fat Rabbis. I'm supposed to be reading it, and the only reason I haven't started is the discombobulation of my life.

29th March 2016

12:04pm: My tweets
  • Mon, 20:27: RT @isislovecruft: PSA: Dear SF, it turns out Lisbon has a Golden Gate Bridge, better prices, better people, cablecars, and 7 hills. https:…

27th March 2016

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22nd March 2016

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21st March 2016

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20th March 2016

3:05pm: Move update.
So I have moved about a quarter to a third of my books to the new place so far this weekend, and will be working on that some more today. I just reserved a U-Haul van for Tuesday, March 29 to move the sofa, large bookcases, etc.
12:05pm: My tweets
5:07am: My mom was a champ at keeping up with contemporary popular music. I suck at it by comparison. I started listening to the Pixies after they broke up, White Stripes, likewise. You can guess what years I started listening to Morphine, Nirvana, and Nine Inch Nails. But never have I felt so late to the party as now.

I even lived in Minneapolis 1986-1990, but my fave bands back then were Trip Shakespeare and Boiled in Lead. And I am not so idiotic as to have avoided learning of the music of Prince. And I had heard a couple Husker Du songs.

Grant Hart's song "Don't Want to Know if you are Lonely", off Candy Apple Grey. Just really listened to it well while paying attention for the first time. If we meet some place where you are the DJ this year, just play Husker Du for me. I think I will be okay with that.
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