All News on 'The Twitter Times: smyles' http://tweetedtimes.com/smyles The Twitter Times is a real-time personalized newspaper generated from your Twitter account en-us Fri, 24 May 2019 22:00:07 +0000 Fri, 24 May 2019 22:00:07 +0000 <![CDATA[@AnnekaRice: '“EXCUSE ME! WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO LEAD THE COUNTRY?” ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 twitter.com
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@MartinBelam on Twitter
@MartinBelam: “EXCUSE ME! WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO LEAD THE COUNTRY?” pic.twitter.com/oPK5oHRuGr
@nevali on Twitter
@nevali: amazing twitter.com/AnnekaRice/sta…
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<![CDATA[@LGBTCons: 'Thank you Prime Minister for becoming an ally to LGBT people. Thank you in particular for your personal commitments to same-sex marriage, the GRA, and LGBT-inclusive SRE. CH ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 twitter.com
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@belledejour_uk on Twitter
@belledejour_uk: Theresa May's legacy is one of human rights negligence. Refusing to extend equal marriage and abortion access to Northern Ireland, as well as her lack of interest in ensuring that trans people in the North have access to GRA mechanisms, shows a disdain for LGBT folks here. twitter.com/LGBTCons/statu…
@nevali on Twitter
@nevali: She deported gay people to countries where they faced the death penalty and told them to just "act straight" twitter.com/LGBTCons/statu…
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<![CDATA[@AP_Images: '#OTD in 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line. ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 twitter.com
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@AP on Twitter
@AP: #OTD in 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line. pic.twitter.com/ZP9R3hAwQv
@AP_Images on Twitter
@AP_Images: #OTD in 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line. pic.twitter.com/ZP9R3hAwQv
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<![CDATA[Surprise Medical Bills Give Both Parties an Unexpected Opportunity to Agree]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 nytimes.com - By MARGOT SANGER-KATZ
A broad campaign against costs is also expected to include an executive order mandating disclosure of health care prices.
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@UpshotNYT on Twitter
@UpshotNYT: "Washington finds itself having a genuine policy debate that isn’t driven by party line." All it took was docs & hospitals blindsiding patients with huge, unforeseeable bills to bring us all together. nytimes.com/2019/05/24/ups…
@UpshotNYT on Twitter
@UpshotNYT: Surprise medical bills are almost universally loathed, and they aren’t tied to any of the political controversies about Obamacare. nyti.ms/2VY8g9E
@FiveThirtyEight on Twitter
@FiveThirtyEight: Surprise medical bills give both parties an unexpected opportunity to agree nyti.ms/2HTfwtk via @UpshotNYT
@UpshotNYT on Twitter
@UpshotNYT: Surprise billing, which has been extensively documented recently by journalists, has emerged as a major voter concern, and is showing up in public opinion surveys. nyti.ms/2W6Gbx6
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<![CDATA[@drmuig: 'The wrap around cover of today’s New York Times! @GoodOmensPrime @neilhimself @terryandrob ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 twitter.com
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@davidriecks on Twitter
@davidriecks: The wrap around cover of today’s New York Times! @GoodOmensPrime @neilhimself @terryandrob pic.twitter.com/GJmnm61aAj
@neilhimself on Twitter
@neilhimself: I'm in New York. This is wrapped around the Times. twitter.com/drmuig/status/…
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<![CDATA[Federal govt aims to roll back transgender health protection]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 apnews.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups warn will unleash a wave of...
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@AP_Politics on Twitter
@AP_Politics: BREAKING: New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. apne.ws/8Y8Evd8
@AP on Twitter
@AP: BREAKING: New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. apne.ws/8Y8Evd8
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<![CDATA[@EylonALevy: 'This is such a haunting photo. Whatever you think about Theresa May's record as prime minister, it's impossible not to feel sorry for her as a person. ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 twitter.com
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@umairh on Twitter
@umairh: You want us to feel sorry for a prime minister who took her country backwards by decades and refused to ever even consider she might have been something foolish? twitter.com/EylonALevy/sta…
@nevali on Twitter
@nevali: it's absolutely possible everything about this was predictable from the moment the David Cameron resigned she went into this with her eyes open and without any shred of a plan she was dangerously and obviously incompetent and has wrought havoc on the nation so no, no sympathy twitter.com/EylonALevy/sta…
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@daveweigel on Twitter
@daveweigel: "The number of children and pensioners in absolute poverty increased in 2017-18 as inflation and accommodation costs took a bigger chunk out of household finances, according to figures from the Department for Work and Pensions." theguardian.com/society/2019/m… twitter.com/EylonALevy/sta…
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<![CDATA[@zeynep: 'Today in Silicon Valley: The 2019 "Internet Freedom Award" was given to Ivanka Trump by the tech industry lobbying group founded by Google, Amazon, eBay and Facebook. Members include Microsoft, Etsy, Lyft, LinkedIn, AirBnb, Drobbox, Reddit, Spotify, Stripe, Snap, Twitter & more. ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 twitter.com
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@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: I'm old enough to remember when @InternetAssn used to ask me to help promote their work. Here's my idea: your organization should cease to exist. twitter.com/zeynep/status/…
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@MollyMcKew on Twitter
@MollyMcKew: I just can't with this. It's like they want to be a cartoon of themselves. twitter.com/zeynep/status/…
@anildash on Twitter
@anildash: I'm old enough to remember when @InternetAssn used to ask me to help promote their work. Here's my idea: your organization should cease to exist. twitter.com/zeynep/status/…
@Glinner on Twitter
@Glinner: Today in Silicon Valley: The 2019 "Internet Freedom Award" was given to Ivanka Trump by the tech industry lobbying group founded by Google, Amazon, eBay and Facebook. Members include Microsoft, Etsy, Lyft, LinkedIn, AirBnb, Drobbox, Reddit, Spotify, Stripe, Snap, Twitter & more. pic.twitter.com/3HQpgTAMYh
@carolecadwalla on Twitter
@carolecadwalla: Today in Silicon Valley: The 2019 "Internet Freedom Award" was given to Ivanka Trump by the tech industry lobbying group founded by Google, Amazon, eBay and Facebook. Members include Microsoft, Etsy, Lyft, LinkedIn, AirBnb, Drobbox, Reddit, Spotify, Stripe, Snap, Twitter & more. pic.twitter.com/3HQpgTAMYh
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<![CDATA[http://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/23/us/politics/trump-barr-intelli...]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 21:43:46 +0000 nytimes.com
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@yelvington on Twitter
@yelvington: Lets call this what it is: a purge. twitter.com/amyfiscus/stat…
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@davemcclure on Twitter
@davemcclure: President Trump gave the attorney general sweeping power to declassify intelligence records in a review of how his 2016 campaign was investigated nyti.ms/2W0LfTA
@ericgarland on Twitter
@ericgarland: DOJ has no right to that. So, for whom do you figure Barr is working? Ain't the American people. twitter.com/amyfiscus/stat…
@IdeaGov on Twitter
@IdeaGov: Giving Barr declassification authority for this investigation is a really bad idea. The agencies can cooperate but must retain their legal responsibility for protecting sources. Congressional intelligence committees need to stand in the door on this one. nyti.ms/2VQQVL2
@nytimes on Twitter
@nytimes: On Trump’s extraordinary move tonight to grant Barr the power to declassify information related to the 2016 Russia probe ⁦@nytmike⁩ and me nytimes.com/2019/05/23/us/…
@mmasnick on Twitter
@mmasnick: A reminder that a thorough Inspector General investigation of this question has been ongoing for more than a year. There is no reason to imagine Barr will be more effective at discovering the truth, and less than none to think his interpretation will be as objective or credible. twitter.com/nytimes/status…
@nytimes on Twitter
@nytimes: President Trump gave the attorney general sweeping power to declassify intelligence records in a review of how his 2016 campaign was investigated nyti.ms/2W0LfTA
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<![CDATA[@Jennifer__Brett: 'THREAD: Floyd Martin retires after nearly 35 years as a mailman tomorrow. I went with him on his route today. ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 13:24:15 +0000 twitter.com
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@arnicas on Twitter
@arnicas: This is the best thread of the week -- and it's not even close. twitter.com/Jennifer__Bret…
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@jensmccabe on Twitter
@jensmccabe: If you need a feel-good story to remove yourself for 5 minutes from everything going on right now, this is it. twitter.com/Jennifer__Bret…
@profgalloway on Twitter
@profgalloway: This is the best thread of the week -- and it's not even close. twitter.com/Jennifer__Bret…
@shervin on Twitter
@shervin: THREAD: Floyd Martin retires after nearly 35 years as a mailman tomorrow. I went with him on his route today. pic.twitter.com/qZhUVY7Sz8
@soledadobrien on Twitter
@soledadobrien: Oh boy this lovely thread will have you bawling: twitter.com/jennifer__bret…
@ScottMonty on Twitter
@ScottMonty: A feel-good story going into the weekend. How wonderful that Floyd has people like this in his life and that they have him. twitter.com/Jennifer__Bret…
@odannyboy on Twitter
@odannyboy: THREAD: Floyd Martin retires after nearly 35 years as a mailman tomorrow. I went with him on his route today. pic.twitter.com/qZhUVY7Sz8
@sacca on Twitter
@sacca: THREAD: Floyd Martin retires after nearly 35 years as a mailman tomorrow. I went with him on his route today. pic.twitter.com/qZhUVY7Sz8
@rklau on Twitter
@rklau: God bless the United States Postal Service. twitter.com/Jennifer__Bret…
@dansinker on Twitter
@dansinker: God bless the United States Postal Service. twitter.com/Jennifer__Bret…
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<![CDATA[@realDonaldTrump: '“PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE” ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 13:24:15 +0000 twitter.com - Donald J. Trump
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@mmasnick on Twitter
@mmasnick: That. Is. A. Doctored. Video. twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…
@michellegreer on Twitter
@michellegreer: The President of the United States just sent out a doctored video of the Speaker of the House. With the exception of a lone congressman, not one Republican has, or is going to, lift a finger to stop this madness. There are no patriots left in the leadership of the GOP. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…
@MollyMcKew on Twitter
@MollyMcKew: The President of the United States just sent out a doctored video of the Speaker of the House. With the exception of a lone congressman, not one Republican has, or is going to, lift a finger to stop this madness. There are no patriots left in the leadership of the GOP. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…
@soledadobrien on Twitter
@soledadobrien: Senator @marcorubio 2016: “If (Trump) is elected, we will need senators willing to encourage him in the right direction, and if necessary, stand up to him. I’ve proven a willingness to do both.” Reality: crickets... twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…
@soledadobrien on Twitter
@soledadobrien: Would be nice to hear Senator @marcorubio or even Senator @MittRomney or Senator @BenSasse weighing in on the President of the United States sharing doctored video. Seems like this might be a good moment to stand up for America’s values? twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…
@IdeaGov on Twitter
@IdeaGov: Fake video altered for speed- just like you did to Acosta. Dig deeper - you can give the presidency more respect than this. #BeBest, @potus! twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…
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<![CDATA[@ABCPolitics: '"You were very calm." Pres. Trump asks multiple aides to describe his demeanor at yesterday's White House meeting on infrastructure. They told him he was "calm and straightforward" and there was "no temper tantrum." https://t.co/xzi7BNMlHg ']]> Fri, 24 May 2019 07:29:13 +0000 twitter.com - ABC News Politics
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@davidriecks on Twitter
@davidriecks: Me thinks the laddie doth protest too much? twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…
@BittrScrptReadr on Twitter
@BittrScrptReadr: I’ve seen these kinds of displays in authoritarian regimes, where the various ministers are paraded out to praise the leader, and they compete for his affection by trying to outdo each other with more & more absurd praise. Never thought I would see something so pathetic in the US twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…
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@soledadobrien on Twitter
@soledadobrien: I can think of no existing term to describe this clip. It's not a news conference, or gaggle. Not a speech, announcement, cabinet meeting, photo op. The enlistment of staff is extra weird. Buck-up-the-boss group therapy session— with press. Best I can do. pic.twitter.com/VGbPdnvrFu
@jayrosen_nyu on Twitter
@jayrosen_nyu: I can think of no existing term to describe this clip. It's not a news conference, or gaggle. Not a speech, announcement, cabinet meeting, photo op. The enlistment of staff is extra weird. Buck-up-the-boss group therapy session— with press. Best I can do. pic.twitter.com/VGbPdnvrFu
@karaswisher on Twitter
@karaswisher: Imagine how this will look in American history classes a couple decades from now: twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…
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<![CDATA[Pelosi videos, altered to make her seem drunk, are spreading on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook - The Washington Post]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 07:29:13 +0000 washingtonpost.com
Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle over efforts to gain access to Trump's financial records.
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@umairh on Twitter
@umairh: So platform companies... you have spent $$$$$ on fighting misinformation . Here is some misinformation. RT’d by the President. What now? washingtonpost.com/technology/201…
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@dmarti on Twitter
@dmarti: protip: Need regulatory approval for your company's ambitious cryptocurrency system? Make an untraceable campaign contribution by setting your "algorithm" to boost misinformation from incumbent politicians running for reelection! twitter.com/michaelkruse/s…
@alexiskold on Twitter
@alexiskold: Pelosi videos, altered to make her seem drunk, are spreading on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook - The Washington Post. - this is just the beginning of what’s to come. We need technology to combat fake news, fake videos and fake humans washingtonpost.com/technology/201…
@Borthwick on Twitter
@Borthwick: Shallow fakes starting to spread making our media hall of mirrors even more complicated. We are going to see a lot more of that verified video label. twitter.com/drewharwell/st…
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<![CDATA[‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm - The Washington Post]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 07:29:13 +0000 washingtonpost.com
Exclusive: Fisher Industries, which claims it can build the barrier faster and cheaper than Army Corps of Engineers, has started work on private section of barrier in New Mexico.
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@jbordeaux on Twitter
@jbordeaux: We appear to be far from FAR. washingtonpost.com/immigration/he…
@mattyglesias on Twitter
@mattyglesias: Would be nice to know what acts of corruption Trump is hiding in his tax returns. twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…
@mmasnick on Twitter
@mmasnick: I hope journalists & editors are all comfortable calling this what it is in 2019: corruption. twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…
@IdeaGov on Twitter
@IdeaGov: <Thread> 1/ Criminal-in-chief is demanding Fisher Industries get contract for #TheWall--but Nevada and Wyoming have rejected bids from them b/c of criminal investigations; one owner, David Fisher, was convicted of child porn. @traciemac_Bmore @ZevShalev twitter.com/jdawsey1/statu…
@ktumulty on Twitter
@ktumulty: This is an incredible piece of reporting on Trump (with Kushner cheering on) repeatedly pressuring the Pentagon, DHS and Army Corps to award border wall contract to a North Dakota company whose CEO appears regularly on Fox & gives to GOP campaigns washingtonpost.com/immigration/he…
@normative on Twitter
@normative: I know we stopped keeping count but steering federal contracts to political supporters is definitely illegal and impeachable twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…
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<![CDATA[Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues]]> Fri, 24 May 2019 07:29:13 +0000 nytimes.com - By CHARLIE SAVAGE
The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces 17 counts in a superseding indictment over his role in obtaining and publishing classified documents in 2010.
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@GreatDismal on Twitter
@GreatDismal: Yes, this exactly. twitter.com/jayrosen_nyu/s…
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@newsycombinator on Twitter
@newsycombinator: Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues nytimes.com/2019/05/23/us/…
@j2bryson on Twitter
@j2bryson: regardless of what you think about wikileaks or julian assange, an espionage act prosecution can only turn out badly for press freedom in this country nyti.ms/2VKjwRW
@alex on Twitter
@alex: This is the issue, in three sentences. nytimes.com/2019/05/23/us/… pic.twitter.com/7AjIDW2Avl
@doctorow on Twitter
@doctorow: UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression —> twitter.com/davidakaye/sta…
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