Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 21st, 2017

@R_Chirgwin Yeah I know, I was across the decision.

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To be clear, I think lockout laws are moronic. My objection / ridicule is aimed squarely at arsehats imagining they’re a protest movement.

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And this will help how, exactly? (Also, didn’t the courts deny permission for this demo on public safety grounds?) twitter.com/musicfeeds/sta…

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@daviottenheimer @munin @DavosDeville He’s already on some advisory committee. I saw it scroll past earlier.

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@NicoleWill100 Just quietly, you are evil.

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DavosDeville Bad theory: Zuck is preparing to run for president in 2020.
Good theory: Zuck is preparing to lead the coup d’état in spring.

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@michaelneale The signs are recent, but the Thai links go back years. But I won’t bore everyone just now.

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@irisherself It’s a deal, because yeah this is my patch. I’ll have my people call your people.

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umairh “no, you have to wait for them to do something really, really bad before you can punch a nazi” - american pundits…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…hn

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glengyron BREAKING twitter.com/cnn/status/822…

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TheNardvark BREAKING: The Secret Service has shot and killed another time traveller, bringing today’s total to 873.

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Where’s your sense of adventure gone, @FionaPattenMLC? twitter.com/FionaPattenMLC…

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@michaelneale Indeed, I can give you a basic history of the area. For certain reasons, this is my patch.

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@michaelneale Oh it’s definitely a thing. Sure, only a couple of blocks each way, but this is Thai territory. Happy to give you a tour.

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@TimWattsMP Surely your Politician 101 lessons warned you against any kind of eating competition? (Also, good fortune!)

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@PointZeroOne Yep, the Thai calendar is also a lunar calendar, but it lines up differently.

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@TimWattsMP I really must check out your patch when I’m next in Melbourne. I gather it’a going through many changes.

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@munin Anyway, Chinatown is A WHOLE BLOCK OVER THAT WAY and we need to defend the borders of Thaitown.

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@munin Lunar calendar, yes, but I associate with Songkran more than Chinese New Year. And that was a Chinese group.

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@TimWattsMP So I see, Tim. It’s caught me by surprise this year.

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More to the point, I’m not in Chinatown right now, but in Thaitown. I think we need to have words.

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I’ve got the New Moon happening at 1107 next Sat 28 Jan. Still, Sydney has a lengthy Chinese New Year tourist thing.

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Isn’t this happening a little early? I haven’t checked the lunar calendar this year yet. pic.twitter.com/yi8HNJj3Ja

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@MoaniePandium These are all excellent questions, but it’s possible I’ve had one or two too many beers to comprehend all the details.

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It’s quarter after 11pm in Washington. When do you reckon Donald will ask Melania to piss on the White House bed?

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The tall man is correct. This is a very clever TV promo. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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@smidgey @jack Sorry, you’re quite right. What was I even thinking!

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@MoaniePandium That’s exactly what I’d expect. This is an example of a deeper problem with digital identity that’s bothered me for ages.

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Still, “Twitter” and “fundamental m8sunderstanding” go together so often, don’t they. Right, @jack?

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This seems to indicate a fundamental misunderstanding of identity regarding individuals versus official positions e..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…XQ

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Some clients (the web client?) leave the user’s handle in the text entry box, I think, @michaelneale. (2/2)

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@michaelneale It’s people doing a reply to themselves to create a thread, but not deleting the mention of themselves… (1/2)

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HallieJackson “Should I keep the Twitter going, or not?” President Trump asks inaugural ball crowd. They cheer.

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Which part of “DIY testicle operation” didn’t ring alarm bells? That’s my question. twitter.com/couriermail/st…

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couriermail Aussie man speaks out after DIY testicle operation. trib.al/IiSmxu4 pic.twitter.com/7uBqBHsb5n

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dominicholden I’m at the Gays for Trump inaugural ball and it’s pretty much what you’d expect. pic.twitter.com/U6Ew25quh1

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NicoleWill100 People find the strangest things to get their knickers in a twist about twitter.com/jack/status/82…

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BarackObama Hi everybody! Back to the original handle. Is this thing still on? Michelle and I are off on a quick vacation, then we’ll get back to work.

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@munin I know. Like doing the laundry or flossing your teeth. “But I did this LAST week.”

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@munin And back then the “greatest moral challenge”, as M Kevin Rudd put it, was global warming. And now it’s… dare I say “fascism”? Sigh.

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@munin Ah, I see you saw my tweet of a 10-year-old thought bubble. No need to draw your attention to it.

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Me on fighting the re-eergence of authoritarianism: “Stay alert, ye nameless, toiling animals” (Mar 2007) stilgherrian.com/politics/stay_…

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GerryDuggan It wasn’t a punch, it was an “alt-highfive”.

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kleptocracynow We’ll long remember the irrepressible joy of the soon-to-be former President and the Second Lady on Inauguration Da..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8f

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@munin It is, except that there’s a similar far-right populist thing emerging here in AU too. It worries me.

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@munin Well this is why we’re having so much fun down here.

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BlogsofWar 2017: Nazis and Churchill are both trending on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/aKmaD5Qssc

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Pinboard Lavabit will operate in three modes, to allow for different security trade-offs: Insecure, Hacked, and Unusable

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nescioquid Guessing a lot of this today in the IC pic.twitter.com/JX7SAFEgTl

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Apparently there’s more pro-Trump people in Sydney than in Washington DC. (Sort of.) twitter.com/MoaniePandium/…

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@photoactivist @womensmarch @womensmarchsyd Rip ‘em apart, ladies! (Also, if you can get a pic of them, that’d be great.)

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So, the pro-Trump folks are somewhere at the top of this street. I doubt there’s many of them. twitter.com/photoactivist/…

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This is in Sydney. Right now. If I wasn’t in pain I’d head over those few blocks to learn more. twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzNews…

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BuzzFeedOzNews There’s a pro-Trump rally now at the top of Martin Place, changing “commies out, Trump’s our man”

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Gizmodo National Park Service banned from tweeting after anti-Trump retweets gizmo.do/2sdcHow pic.twitter.com/tt7ffaMvrV

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ValaAfshar 30 years ago he spoke into his watch *and* owned a driverless car. He was a true technology pioneer. pic.twitter.com/6JTG0I5mBS

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DPRK_News US Warlord Donald Trump poses for inaugural photo with First Lady Ivanka Trump and unknown idiot. pic.twitter.com/YLJhmJag3U

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Boat noodle + serious anti-inflammatories + ale + laughing at confused people = a special Saturday lunchtime.

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Smirking. For SEKRIT reasons.

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@dobes Skygraf only costs a few grand. Maybe we should explore some options.

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jessradio In the skies above Martin Place, Sydney pic.twitter.com/QBxVAh6CFS

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@kcarruthers Yes. I’ve seen this happen before. I’ll stand well back.

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@kcarruthers I’ve seen you say a number of things about ethics recently. Are you OK?

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Word Puzzle: One letter at a time, change CENTRELINK into CLUSTERFUCK oh finished now.

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@jpwarren Yes well apart from that, I do agree with everything you said in that.

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Also: “Big data ethics is a board-level issue” (Feb 2015) zdnet.com/article/big-da…

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Also: “Big data is just a big, distracting bubble, soon to burst” (Jul 2014) zdnet.com/article/big-da… [For some value of “soon”, anyway.]

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Related: “Why big data evangelists should be sent to re-education camps” (Sep 2014) zdnet.com/why-big-data-e…

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“Centrelink debt notices based on ‘idiotic’ faith in big data, IT expert [well, @jpwarren] says” theguardian.com/australia-news…

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“Living down to expectations, [Trump] delivered the most dreadful inaugural address in history,” by a conservative. washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-par…

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daveweigel Flawless anarchist plan:

1) Break windows in 94% Dem city
2) …
3) Overthrow capitalism

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AthertonKD The history of the United States literally starts with rioters dumping someone else’s property into Boston Harbor twitter.com/clairecmc/stat…

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TheShovel News in Brief: Stampede at Trump Inauguration - both attendees injured

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MagicRealismBot A historian is crying. His tears are clocks.

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See, THESE are the people who should be given the nuclear launch codes. twitter.com/FionaPattenMLC…

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@Chilp There is that. But when that kid rebels, he’s going to rebel HARD. Watch this space.

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@Chilp Sure. I mean, he grew up riding a stuffed lion in a golden palace. He’ll turn out just like every… yeah. I feel sorry for him.

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@munin Yeah me too. I haven’t been to the US in nearly three years, so my first impressions next month will be interesting.

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“Bored Barron Trump Counts Confederate Flags In Inauguration Crowd To Pass Time” theonion.com/graphic/bored-… pic.twitter.com/nSCCOa6gef

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DavidFeith U.S. National Archives just released the note George W. Bush wrote to Barack Obama on Jan. 20, 2009. “God bless you..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…cx

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steveschale Trump gold curtains come to the Oval pic.twitter.com/o7HQwtHoIk

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Trump’s policy, “Standing Up For Our Law Enforcement Community” whitehouse.gov/law-enforcemen… pic.twitter.com/EqMpYw9jRT

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justinjm1 Too many snowflakes twitter.com/seattletimes/s…

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Trump’s “America First Foreign Policy” whitehouse.gov/america-first-…

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AdamBienkov “This is the day the people become the rulers of this nation again” says Donald Trump. pic.twitter.com/h7kwt6Ubml

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SwiftOnSecurity If only there was some leak organization that could help twitter.com/dsalazaca/stat…

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I’m not quite sure when I’ll get to make the next episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast. My calendar is now a mess.

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Sat plan: Watch the thing (done); back repairs II (done); boat noodle; potter gently (where?) to generate some back movement; sloth.

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Not so much an air kiss as a DMZ… pic.twitter.com/8FrY0mw9Pk

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Slate Michelle Obama was not really having it today: slate.me/2jJaoOE pic.twitter.com/MvhM0iXHZK

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@munin You have my sympathies. I just put my lower back out the other day, but I know we’ll get it sorted in a few more days.

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The unofficial plan adds boat noodle, because it’s comfort food.

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The official plan is now a shitload of anti-inflammatories and gentle movement.

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Some improvement. Slight joy, but also disappointment. Three stars.

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sea_pdx_films @jodikantor @GregMitch friends flying from Seattle said only 9 men on board. 1 of the men bought a round of drinks for everyone

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jodikantor Hearing reports of nearly all-female flights to DC, singing, chanting. twitter.com/catrineinhorn/…

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@jeamland This is most unlikely, for a number of reasons.

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washingtonian Grasping for Metaphor, Reporters Flock to Burning DC Garbage Can
washingtonian.com/2017/01/20/sea… pic.twitter.com/dDMoLVOSHr

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@jeamland I understand this to be true, but for how long? Do my people need to contact your people?

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Sat plan, draft: Watch the thing (done); 1020 back repairs II, Potts Point; remainder TBA, depending upon subsequent pain levels.

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Histreepix An investor tries to guess the location of one of the many homeless people walled up alive in Trump Tower. ARCHITEC..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jj

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Well on that happy note, I’ll try for a few more hours of sleep before facing this new reality.

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IainDale I have read many books about Benito Mussolini. Large parts of this speech could have been written and delivered by him. I do not exaggerate.

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intelwire youtube.com/watch?v=VmW-Sc…

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TheFix Donald Trump’s full inauguration speech transcript, annotated wpo.st/8Q1T2 pic.twitter.com/jT5du9s9KN

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ballaterbboy Unlock the mysteries of space pic.twitter.com/uNWHtNO4qV

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Front and centre on the White House website now… whitehouse.gov pic.twitter.com/wjE0m93KdH

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OnionPolitics Inauguration Fact: An inauguration of a president is the first step in the impeachment process

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Yep, genuinely scared now.

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Kaytality BBC News have the wrong subtitles on and it’s pretty glorious

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Well here we all are then.

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I guess he hasn’t figured out how to get the coke via the Secret Service guys yet.

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Browsergeeser @mtaibbi Where are the monster trucks? Why are there no fucking monster trucks????

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ArmsControlWonk He seems nice. twitter.com/mark_rybeck/st…

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charlie_simpson Trump does really look quite miserable.

But the choir’s scarves are nice.

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MrBigFists The attendance for the Inauguration may seem light, but you have to understand how brutal the commute is from Moscow.

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bydanielvictor A storm is moving in on Washington pic.twitter.com/IwiPIj6kv7

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harryhalpin Alpacas join blockade against Trump at D and 7th! AWESOME pic.twitter.com/wWf1oZ4iC9

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brianbeutler Sad! pic.twitter.com/9VGrJRY2Pg

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workmanalice The president elect… doesn’t look particularly happy? pic.twitter.com/Nr537xscWi

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@ShodanAlexM It causes a disturbance in the force.

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@twiddlekins Wild panic seems like an awful lot of effort, and terribly undignified.

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On an unrelated note, the phrase “disingenuous self-aggrandising little cunt” just came to mind. I don’t know why. twitter.com/piersmorgan/st…

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r0ckn3 Dignitaries Arrive at Capitol for Inauguration pic.twitter.com/BNKNiAfjWj

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The thing to understand is that we’re all totally fucked and nothing we can do can change that, so sit back and enjoy the Carnivale.

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My approach today is rather different from the first time around, @twiddlekins, because I am older and wiser… twitter.com/twiddlekins/st…

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Oh Good. Everything seems to be going .

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MattLaslo Smoke em if you’ve got em America

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Jezebel Haha what the fuck is Kellyanne Conway wearing bit.ly/2j2w07v pic.twitter.com/DIOHrSqlcu

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EliMatthewson my dad is at a trump protest in nyc because he is a true hero, and so is this woman he got a snap of pic.twitter.com/yDuvS7mENc

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loislane28 Finally! We’re now in the National Mall for the pic.twitter.com/Dc38YyVnJV

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bubbaprog 10:34 a.m. exactly, 4 years ago and today. pic.twitter.com/HhoTQqIqsS

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So, less than one hour to go now. Let’s see how things are progressing.

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Saturday. There is nothing more to say. Saturday.

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I think I might nap for a while and re-emerge around 0300 AEDT when the @ABCNews24 coverage starts.

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dominicholden It’s morning again in America pic.twitter.com/6iyfbtOyND

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Four hours to go.

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