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Twitter weekly updates by crimulus for 2010-02-21

  • So only 3 teams showed up for the basketball tournament … but it was a lot of fun! We will have another, and need more teams next time! #
  • RT @TheOnion Fork Manufacturer Introduces Fifth Tine To Accommodate Growing American Mouthfuls #
  • Why not attack the policies b/c you don't think they will work, rather than the ppl making the argument? RT @nprpolitics #
  • RT @Historyday On this day in 1912 Arizona was admitted as the 48th U.S. state. #

Posted by on February 21, 2010 in Twitter Updates

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Twitter weekly updates by crimulus for 2010-02-14

  • Happy birthday to me 😀 Thanks everyone for the b-day wishes! (31 is a great one … 31 on the 13th, plus it's my last prime til 37) #
  • We managed to get out (called a plow) … internet is broke, but all is well otherwise. 🙂 #
  • Winds making it very difficult to sleep … I hope it ends soon. Snow is fine … wind blows. 🙁 #
  • Oh yeah … I'm totally #Buzz worthy 😀 #
  • On Feb 10 1996, Deep Blue became the first machine to win a chess game against a reigning world champ (G Kasparov) under reg time controls. #
  • On February 10, 1996, Deep Blue became the first machine to win a chess game against a reigning world champion (Garry Kasparov) under regula #
  • Good news: Not much snow fell last night. Bad news: the wind made it impossible to measure and left more shoveling than the big snow. 🙁 #
  • RT @Historyday On this day in 1924 the first state execution using gas in the U.S. took place in Carson City, Nevada. #
  • RT @TheOnion Thoughtful Nation Questioning Whether Anyone Can Really ´Win´ The Super Bowl #superbowl #
  • Very surprised by the #Saints … quite a season for them. 🙂 Whatever glue got them through the season got them through tonight too. #
  • FYI Matt Stover is 42 — born 1/27 1968 @nflfootballinfo #
  • RT @NFLfootballinfo Matt Stover is oldest player to score (and play) in SB #
  • Looks like I'm not going to get to watch the SB again this year :\ #

Posted by on February 14, 2010 in Twitter Updates

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Tax dollars should not allow a U.S. official to make MORE than their salary

This is a cause that I have come up with, and I think it a noble one.  Get more details on the Facebook group page, but the jist is:

U.S. taxpayer dollars should never allow a U.S. official (Representative, Senator, President, judge, or anyone else whose salary is paid by public taxes) to make MORE than the salary for his/her position.

Example: If a Senator’s 2009 salary is $174k, but he/she made $80k on a real estate deal in 2009, they would only be allowed to keep $94k in wages from the federal government.

President Obama said in his State of the Union speech last night:

Families across the country are tightening their belts and making tough decisions. The federal government should do the same.

I think my idea is a very simple way for him and for Congress (and others) to demonstrate that.  Check it out.


Posted by on January 28, 2010 in Commentary, Politics

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Twitter weekly updates by crimulus for 2010-01-10

  • My apologies for the earlier … Turrets outburst? 😀 I was having a moment …
    🙂 #
  • Fuck the fucking fuckers and their fucking fuckity fuck. #
  • Woohoo … 4 star coins left in stage 3 in #SMB Wii … #
  • RT @YouQuotedQuotes Ignorance is a tough evil to conquer. ~ Sophocles #Quotes #
  • Ever have one of those days where it’s like everyone thinks you’re a serial killer? Yeah me neither … #
  • RT @TheOnion In Focus: Northeast Stunned By Freak January Snowfall #
  • RT @Historyday On this day in 1992 U.S. President George H.W. Bush vomited into the lap of the Prime Minister of Japan, Kiichi Miyazawa. #
  • Get excited! The Threshold of Omniscience podcast will be listenable tomorrow … look for the notification here at 7pm EST. #
  • RT @silverclassics 15% off and Free Shipping at 28 Sides Designs: #sale #reenactor #costume #chainmaille #
  • RT @Historyday “He who knows best knows how little he knows” – Thomas Jefferson #
  • Hmm..well there are some flubs, weird noises, and screaming baby, and the tone is bassy, but I think it’ll be up Friday for better or worse. #
  • Alright all 10 songs are recorded … now comes the listening to see if they are amply OK to post! #
  • RT @YouQuotedQuotes We make our fortunes, and we call them fate. ~ Earl of Beaconsfield #Quotes #
  • Also be forewarned … I have background singing on some of these recordings (AKA screaming baby) #
  • yeesh … just me and the guitar and these recordings are still giving me fits … am up to #7 though #
  • Making first attempt tonight to record The Threshold of Omniscience … doubt it will get done, but … gotta start somewhere. 🙂 #
  • RT @Discovery_News BIG PICS: Hubble reveals infant galaxies. See the incredible photos here! #
  • RT @nfl Shanahan will be the 7th diff. head coach for the Redskins since Daniel Snyder took over in 1999 [Uhh..hello??] #
  • RT @historytweeter #history Mona Lisa’s enigmatic smile due to very high cholesterol #
  • RT @NFLfootballinfo Tom Brady has been named the AP 2009 NFL Comeback Player of the Year [more like come-on-his-back player of the year!] #
  • RT @historytweeter #history Remains found of first plane taken to Antarctica #
  • A good read for Joss Whedon fans: #Buffy #Angel #Firefly #Serenity #Dollhouse #
  • rofl! There’s nothing like refocusing one’s priorities [Olympic Hurdler Has Breast Implants Removed to Increase Speed] #
  • RT @Historyday The last legal hanging in the United States took place on this day in 1993 in Washington state. #
  • RT @Historyday On this day in 1643 Anne & Denis Clarke have the first legal divorce in the American colonies. #
  • #Verizon is the most piss poor, backwards, customer-divorced company that ever existed and needs a F*$KING acid enema !!!!!!!!!!!!! #
  • I am up to the first castle on level 3 in the new Super Mario Bros Wii game … hard, but so freaking addictive ……………….. #
  • RT @Historyday On this day in 1959 Alaska became the forty-ninth U.S. state. #

Posted by on January 10, 2010 in Twitter Updates

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Twitter weekly updates by crimulus for 2009-12-06

  • Wow … black coffee + cookies & cream ice cream = HOLY F&$KING SMACK DOGS BATMAN!! #
  • If the son and daughter of the king and queen mate, is it called "Princest"? #
  • It just occurred to me I still have a lot of songs to write … maybe that is something I can do today ……………….. or not #
  • Actually enjoying the snow … not making for good hunting (off the porch) or driving, but nice day anyway 🙂 #
  • RT @YouQuotedQuotes Speak when you are angry–and you will make the best speech you´ll ever regret. ~ Laurence J. Peter #Quotes #
  • RT @YouQuotedQuotes I submit to you that if a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. ~MLK Jr. #
  • I have no idea why, but I just decided that a good band name would be "Iron The Scrotum" #
  • RT @QuoteDaily "Eternity is not something that begins after you are dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now." -C P Gilman #
  • @gstephanopoulos Please don't go to GMA! You are the perfect fit for This Week, and it would be a shame to see you leave it. #
  • People are classified 2 ways: those with lots of potential, and potentially others. I think I have potential to have lots of potential. 😀 #
  • Again, somehow @KarlRove (of all the freakin people) shows you flamboyant right wing nitwits how to properly criticize. #
  • The latest #Rasmus sale is coming up Dec. 12 at @CIESurplus Great deals on all kinds of surplus (Berryville, #Virginia) #
  • If there were a way to be professionally mediocre, I'd so be "ok" at that. #
  • – Why I'm Rooting for the #Salahis @FOXNEWS | haha … well said! #
  • – Why I'm Rooting for the #Salahis @FOXNEWS link » | haha … well said! #
  • "Every positive integer is one of Ramanujan's personal friends." —J. E. Littlewood, upon hearing of the taxicab incident. #
  • RT @History_is_cool On this day in U.S. history , 1828: Andrew Jackson is elected the seventh U.S. president. #
  • RT @NFLfootballinfo With 3 rushing TDs, LaDainian Tomlinson (134, 2000s) passes Emmitt Smith (136, 1990s) for most rushing TDs in 1 decade #
  • RT @Historyday Today in 1823 Pres J Monroe proclaimed a bold new US foreign policy initiative that became known as the "Monroe Doctrine." #
  • RT @YouQuotedQuotes An ambitious horse will never return to its old stable. ~ Chinese Proverb
    #Quotes #
  • Tell me this is not a great #gift idea! @silverclassics #28SidesDesigns #zodiac #pillow #
  • RT @Discovery_News Heterosexual contact has become the chief transmission route for the HIV infection. #
  • heresay / heresy … #
  • RT @Historyday this day in 1824 the US pres. election went to the House to decide when none of the candidates received an electoral majority #
  • Custom Embroidered Zodiac Travel/Decorative Pillow by 28SidesDesigns. @silverclassics #

Posted by on December 6, 2009 in Twitter Updates

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Twitter weekly updates by crimulus for 2009-09-27

  • “Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.” -George Carlin #
  • RT @politico Obama shoul
    d carry, not be, the story #
  • RT @factlets York U scientists envision an inflatable kevlar space elevator extending to a height of 25km. COOOOOOOOOOL!! #
  • RT @wceberly 28 yrs today, Sept 25, 1981, Sandra Day O´Conn
    or becomes first female U.S. Supreme Court justice in history
  • Understand your opponent and deconstruct. Anticipate your opponent and defend without exertion. Ignore your opponent, and get thrashed. #
  • @YouQuotedQuotes Generally very good — I retweet at least 10% of them. Love having variable content/inspirations each day …
    Keep it up! in reply to YouQuotedQuotes #
  • I have no fear of losing my good name, because it’s safely locked away. I’m pretty sure no one other than me has ever seen it. #
  • RT @YouQuotedQuotes The reward for conformity is everyone likes you but yourself. ~ Rita Mae Brown #Quotes #
  • A fascinating glimpse into Congressional committee debate: (@GSTEPHANOPOULOS, Z. Byron Wolf) #
  • RT @PJA64X The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. — James Oppenheim #
  • Michael Moore may be pretty one sided, but he brings up valid points about the shortcomings of capitalism. #
  • RT @wceberly
    Sept 24, 1789, Judiciary Act of 1789, signed by President George Washington, establishing Supreme Court #
  • Wow … new glasses … no tinting … no scratching … no more looking at the world through a piece of terry cloth! gooooooood #
  • @vanadaar lol I know, but at least he presents it in a much more logical fashion than the typical morons on Fox News. #
  • Again, for the conservative propagandists out there @KarlRove of all people shows how to criticize the president properly #
  • RT @TheOnion BREAKING: Democrats Hoping To Take Control Of Congress From Republican Minority In 2010 #p2 #tcot LOL #
  • @silverclassics Hey you should use the smily face flask for the artfire ad — the sinbonnet sue one you can see the unevenness of the fabric #
  • RT @PJA64X The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool. — Rudyard Kipling #
  • @silverclassics — sent you an email to gmail #
  • More conservative commentators should take their cues from and mimick the delivery of George Will. #
  • RT @PJA64X No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. — Eleanor Roosevelt #
  • RT @TheOnion New Heart-Shaped Sniper Scope Makes It Impossible For Marines To Shoot Enemies #
  • RT @factlets Turophiles love cheese. Cheese mavens in France enjoy more than 400 different varieties with their wine. #
  • I just cannot get enough history: 3rd battle of Winchester battleground preserved. #
  • RT @wceberly Drunk Boris Yeltsin was found outside White House in underpants trying to hail cab ‘he wanted some pizza’ #
  • A fantastic gift idea: Custom Embroidered Hip Flasks by 28 Sides Designs. #
  • #threecondimentsonly tabasco, relish, sour cream #
  • RT @YouQuotedQuotes To have and not give is often worse than to steal. ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach #Quotes #
  • Is it just me, or are the sides of these two’ faces mirroring one anothers’ scrunching? lol #
  • RT @wceberly Sept 22, 1862, Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation: recasts Civil War as fight agst slavery #
  • RT @PJA64X Success is a consequence and must not be a goal. — Gustave Flaubert #
  • RT @factlets Scientists are ready to perform the Schrodinger´s Cat experiment on a living organism. #
  • It’s ok to take your eye off the prize, as long as you still walk away with the winnings. #Obama — regain control. #
  • WOOOHOO … #Patriots lose … that is always good in my book, of course #Jets & #Bills won, but I’ll take what I can get. #
  • Oh dont lean on me man, cause you cant afford the ticket Im back from suffragette city #
  • RT @PJA64X Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. — James Thurber #
  • RT @factlets appendix evolved 80 million years ago as a repository for good bacteria to repopulate the gut after illness #

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Posted by on September 27, 2009 in Twitter Updates

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