The Week’s Tweets (2010-04-18)

  • Why not grill pork two nights in a row? #
  • Reporter at small rural paper spends 13 months combing financial data, wins Pulitzer. http://bit.ly/c5R0P0 #
  • "Some of the most important reporting needs to happen in rural places where you don't have powerhouse media outlets." http://bit.ly/c5R0P0 #
  • Tea Party funded by Soviet money? Well, sort of: http://bit.ly/bWpddM #
  • Someone please sink the Pea Green Boat! #
  • I think I'm going to enjoy watching Mitt Romney pretend to be a Tea Partier for the next two years. #
  • At the park with a 7 month old. #
  • Yay for CHIP! #
  • "Is there an IQ test you have to fail in order to adopt a pit bull?" http://bit.ly/b8Ehv6 #
  • #FF: John Quincy Adams! (@JQAdams_MHS) #
  • First call to Poison Control went well. (Apparently a little Desitin snack is nothing to worry about.) #
  • Has the furor over health care reform distracted us from the real danger? THERE IS FLOURIDE IN THE WATER, PEOPLE! #
  • People still wear herringbone chains? #
  • Tax party. #
  • Do I know anyone with some real skills/deep knowledge concerning health insurance, COBRA, CHIP, and stuff like that? #
  • Oh, great, COBRA doesn't really help you if you move out of state. Sometimes it seems like health insurance might need to be reformed. #
  • The more I watch the Steve Wilkos show, the more I think, "I could do that." #
  • If GOP returns to full power, what will they give us? Another prescription drug benefit … or No Child Left Behind? http://bit.ly/cSkMVW #
  • If conservatives pay attention to people like Conor Friedersdorf, they just might save themselves yet. http://bit.ly/cSkMVW #
  • Great to get preapproved by USAA. Sucks that they mistakenly recorded that I make twice as much money as i actually do. #fail #USAA #
  • Massive fail by USAA. I take back every positive thing I've ever said about them. Absolute amateurs. #fail #USAA #
  • So it turns out that you get what you pay for with third-party printer-toner cartridges. #
  • Rubik took a month to solve his own Cube. (I never have.) http://bit.ly/b9AQVZ #
  • "Nothing took place worth noting": Twitter similar to semi-public "pocket diaries" popular in 18th, 19th centuries. http://bit.ly/aEndYG #
  • In poll, Tea Party wants to have its tea and drink it too: "I guess I want smaller government and my Social Security.” http://nyti.ms/cTdG8A #
  • Coen keeps farmer's hours: asleep before sundown, up before dawn for the first milking. #
  • J. Raban: Why aren't people just as upset about "socialized money" (i.e. FDIC-backed banks) as "socialized medicine"? http://bit.ly/aVOVEF #
  • Oh, wow, Friendster still exists and my profile is still up? #
  • Great lesson that I really need to learn: it's all about what you expose yourself to. http://bit.ly/cscJri #
  • GOP is "against" Wall Street, so it's opposing legislation that Wall Street doesn't want, either. http://bit.ly/ajVvOI #
  • GOP: "mainstream" SCOTUS nominees = those who agree that health care reform is unconstitutional. http://bit.ly/91bg8u #
  • arizona #
  • Guilty secret: when email lists don't have a one-button unsubscribe option, I just mark them as spam and let Gmail run interference instead. #
  • Wondering why diaper-changing tables don't come with restraints. #
  • Before you buy the whole liberals = progressives/therefore fascists argument, try reading up on the actual history: http://bit.ly/cjFolD #
  • I wonder why Apple doesn't look at how Firefox works and copy it, so that Safari can you know, work too. #
  • If there is a crappier kind of laptop than a Dell Latitude D630, I hope I never have to use it. #
  • Just subscribed to the ProPublica blog. ("independent, non-profit investigative journalism in the public interest.") http://bit.ly/9X04FT #
  • Daughter of anti-anti-discrimination activist comes out of the closet at city council hearing. http://bit.ly/dnv0f5 #
  • If John Edwards's career is over, why does Newt Gingrich still have one? #
  • My latest Went West column: the box is always more fun. http://bit.ly/cQ58EJ #
  • Comments are never the best part: http://nyti.ms/9GZkYo #
  • Missoula house hunters: 2 bdrm on the Westside. Open house 2-4 today! http://bit.ly/90qxWt #missoula #realestate #
  • Missoula house hunters: 2 bdrm on the Westside. Open house today! http://bit.ly/90qxWt #missoula #realestate #
  • Missoula house hunters: 2 bdrm on the Westside. Open house today! http://bit.ly/90qxWt #
  • Out of my hundreds of Gmail contacts, there are exactly two of us doing anything with Google Buzz. #

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