Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 11th, 2017

Bird & Fortune on Youth Crime (1995) youtube.com/watch?v=sLtaVw… Some excellent proposals here.

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OrkneyLibrary It’s a grey March morning here in . Our benches are damp and so are our balls. pic.twitter.com/GAHVw2hyx6

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Bird & Fortune do a Middle-class dinner party, which contains disturbing vagina imagery. youtube.com/watch?v=22gCw4…

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Bird and Fortune on Air Traffic Control privatisation (1996) youtube.com/watch?v=5OKo3h…

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@R_Chirgwin Actually I’ve discovered what it is, but I’m not telling. SEKRIT.

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@R_Chirgwin All I can find on the Google is that the property last changed hands in 2011.

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Actually, there’s even more weird shit going on down there than I realised, @R_Chirgwin.

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See, @R_Chirgwin? On Google Earth you can see the barracks before they were covered, and the cleared flightpath…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…GX

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@R_Chirgwin Back entrance to the joint AU-US UFO base, flight paths are along the valley to the north.

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What @SwiftOnSecurity is saying here, and I’m sure I’m not wrong, is that journalists should be locked into metal b..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…f5

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I have so just trolled myself.

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Demis Roussos did a version too, but it’s annoying in a different way. youtube.com/watch?v=uaI4mX…

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BEST SONG OF THE 1970S: George Baker Selection, “Paloma Blanca” (1975) youtube.com/watch?v=zl0KCW…

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@R_Chirgwin Oh I know the place you mean. That mansion next to the highway, with an obvious helicopter landing zone.

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@R_Chirgwin It may just be that they’re too low to get a clean signal to a receiver. The RFS loses signal in the valley too.

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Bird & Fortune (“The Long Johns”) on The EuroFighter (1995) youtube.com/watch?v=TNXnMu… Nothing at all in common with the F-35.

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That’s really going to fuck up my YouTube recommendations for a while.

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OK, so how about Kate Bush doing “Hammer Horror” on Countdown? youtube.com/watch?v=ucau7D…

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To be fair, though, so was every other song released in 1978.

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Everything is awful. Get over it and open the absinthe. twitter.com/daniels_den/st…

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@juhasaarinen No, The Voices make me type stuff. And not just type.

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MacCocktail Choices…

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BCAppelbaum Seriously, what public interest is served by the press corps providing the studio audience and laugh track for a st..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dM

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Lawrence If Trump gets dementia, how will we know?

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JFSargent It sure would. pic.twitter.com/1s4vf1MIR6

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MacFinlay Who knew it had a logo? pic.twitter.com/k1E513Tnj6

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glengyron Definitely serving ‘militia member seen driving a white truck in the vicinity prior to the incident’. twitter.com/christianmccre…

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glengyron (I’m honestly not into the ‘start again’ bit. We could leave the rubble as a warning to future generations)

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glengyron We must bulldoze the inner west and start again. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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In which @JustinianNews provides some fair comment on Freedom Boy. ow.ly/HJKE309LEfZ pic.twitter.com/Ujz3ZbvTSn

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SatPaper Gadfly on the physiological parallels between National Party members and battery hens. ow.ly/HJKE309LEfZ pic.twitter.com/Lgpkehki9h

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Kate_McClymont Dear would-be whistleblowers and Deep Throats, could you please be a tad more specific? Many thanks, Kate pic.twitter.com/u3lUv6QIxu

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“This Weird Little Company Wants to Build the Next A-10” warisboring.com/this-weird-lit… pic.twitter.com/QATax1QmJO

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“History’s Worst Nuclear Submarine Disasters” warisboring.com/historys-worst… The loss of the K-8 in 1970 is particularly R..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…GJ

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“This is what it looks like when you land an E-2C Hawkeye on an aircraft carrier at night”, with comms. Impressive…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…XU

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arclight I find soldering really relaxing. It’s like needlepoint for people who like burning themselves, breathing flux vapors, and lead poisoning

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“The U.S. Air Force’s Updated E-3G Radar Planes Are Vulnerable to Hacking” by, yet again, @warisboring warisboring.com/the-u-s-air-fo…

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Waiting for someone to accuse me of being a CIA plant. Or maybe that’ll come after next weeks’ @ACSCConference in Canberra.

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@level39 @McDermie There’s a LOT more dots to be joined before this is anything like conclusive evidence. It’s all hand-waving so far.

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@level39 @LouiseMensch @NSAGov @wikileaks So? It’s a telco, so the NSA wants a look inside. Business as usual. They were inside Google too.

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“How Putin Might Yank Away Trump’s Control Over America’s Nuclear Weapons” (part 1, links to 2 and 3) @warisboring warisboring.com/how-putin-migh…

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That story comes with a great photo of the Russian military’s National Defense Management Center in Moscow. pic.twitter.com/rdOs4hkM4j

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“‘Super-Fuzed’ Warheads on U.S. Navy Subs Risk Sparking an Accidental Nuclear War” from @warisboring warisboring.com/super-fuzed-wa…

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I’m about to catch up on some of my military-related reading, so stand by for a bunch of links.

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CapricaTix It doesn’t get much better than this 😂 pic.twitter.com/yGSB20gBLo

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juhasaarinen I post this on Facebook and people think it’s an Auckland rental property. pic.twitter.com/01CnjFfTU9

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@sw @rubyblue70 I know, Susan. I’m a hopeless idealist sometimes.

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rpy you can always depend on the kindness of silicon valley megalomaniacs

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@McDermie All good. I know our views differ on some things, like the CIA dump, but we most certainly agree that Mensch’s “logic” is BS. :)

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juliacarriew San Franciscans be aware of tea from Sun Wing Wo in Chinatown, per Dept of Public Health pic.twitter.com/otw7n3hmQB

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OK, that little outburst is over. :) Normal programming will now be resumed. That is to say, another outburst about something else shortly.

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No more and no less than we should try to understand the leader of any organisation / army / country / whatever. twitter.com/k_morrissey/st…

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That WikiLeaks has obtained and released troves of fascinating material is without question. I word that carefully. twitter.com/RoyCalbeck/sta…

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But if that’s the only lizard’s belly level of analysis you’re capable of, whatever your worldview, then you’re part of the fucking problem.

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I’ve written/spoken elsewhere about the mindless cartoon-character labels of “the right”, “the left”, “the media”. It’s not that easy, kids.

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The thing that shits me about discussing WikiLeaks (as with other things) is the simplistic hero-or-enemy thinking. Get some fucking nuance.

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Oh, and a note for the hard-of-thinking. Thinking Assange is, personally, a cunt, isn’t the same as saying “WikiLeaks” is always wrong”.

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This is a funniest thing I’ve seen so far today. (For the record, I’ve always thought that Assange was a disingenuo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…91

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AAAARRRRRRRRGGGGHHHH!!!1!!1!!!

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@scott_thewspot @snnspol @kcarruthers @rubyblue70 @moylecroft The only thing I hate is criticism being labelled hate.

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Investigative journalism at its finest*. “Officially”? Is that what @LouiseMensch reckons are now? twitter.com/level39/status…

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I need to do other things now, though, or you’ll have to deal with me all next week without clean underwear.

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We risk, @snnspol @kcarruthers @rubyblue70 @moylecroft, this trap:
We must do something now.
This is something.
We must do this now.

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I worry, @snnspol @kcarruthers @rubyblue70 @moylecroft, that we’re too keen too early, that’s all. It’s a spectrum, not a binary now/never.

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@kcarruthers @rubyblue70 Have we decided that this is the best “It”?

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@kcarruthers @rubyblue70 Oh what now? People said that about me and @viveka and that didn’t cause any major problems.

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@rubyblue70 M’pleasure. I think I’m more saddened by this ‘cos there are AU providers of grid-scale batteries already, just less gimmicky.

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@rubyblue70 Sure, it’s a new perspective. Worth a meeting. But batteries are only part of the total picture. We need to chill a bit IMO.

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@rubyblue70 Because I said “A is bad”, that doesn’t mean I said “B, C, and D are good.” It’s not the same, but it’s not “good”.

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bigendiansmalls Signal also doesn’t notify you when you hire a sketch artist to create an 11x13 oil painting of your screen. twitter.com/eorden/status/…

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@rubyblue70 No, because it’s poor policy governance to jump a proposal to the front of the queue on the basis of a commercial PR blitz.

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michaelneale I know I have asked before - but what does South Australia actually *use* electricity for?

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@McDermie Well I haven’t got anything to add to what’s already been written. [Shrugs]

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And finally, let me retweet once more @nnwakelam’s sharp observation. twitter.com/nnwakelam/stat…

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@McDermie Have you read the article I linked to?

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For more detail, @ErrataRob’s “Some comments on the Wikileaks CIA/ leak” is magnificent. blog.erratasec.com/2017/03/some-c…

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That said, “The Truth About the WikiLeaks C.I.A. Cache” by @zeynep is a good quick summary of the spin. nytimes.com/2017/03/09/opi…

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No, once again the Leak of Wikis tried propaganda, or if we’re being (too?) charitable, activism. Success or failur..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8P

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rpy very excited for a full week of post-WA election takes that it’s toney time, time for toney, toney’s time to shine, bring back toney,

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spectatorindex IMAGE: Kansas homeowner turned on sprinkler system before escaping wildfire

(Kansas Air National Guard) pic.twitter.com/kzK7X49BDy

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Oh FFS don’t even imagine this possibility. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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@ResignInShame Sunday, probably. There’s no way I’d go to Katoomba anywhere near St Patrick’s Day.

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NicholasFryer Sooo looking forward* to the claims tomorrow that the Libs’ wipe out in WA has bolstered Tony’s position to return as PM.

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@ResignInShame Ta. But re Korean Death Foods, alas I shall be in Canberra from Tuesday.

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@davispg Very much so, but with an international smorgasbord of infectious agents and jet lag.

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Sat plan: No plan. I think I’m still battling Conference Plague.

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@doctormcdougall It took me way too long to figure that out.

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“North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War”, writes @ArmsControlWonk, helpfully. foreignpolicy.com/2017/03/09/nor…

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BeauWillimon Guccifer 2.0 to Roger Stone: “please tell me if I can help u anyhow. it would be a great pleasure to me.”

Uh-huh….twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RC

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I thought we might’ve gotten a longer run out of but there you go.

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Yep. Decades of detailed reports, nothing happens. A foreign billionaire tweets as part of his product-launch PR, “..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…PV

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@brainsnap1000 @Colvinius Correct. So there’s at least eight nuns in the group. Anyone recognise the convent? We should ask them.

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Except who is the nun on the far right talking to? I call for a recount. @Colvinius twitter.com/AndrewBloch/st…

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The best bit is that they can’t spell “aerial”. twitter.com/d0tslash/statu…

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Alifaith55 I am sick and tired of people saying Fox News is not diverse.

Can you not see every shade of white & blonde is re..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…4y

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London_Shah It appears we have been summoned. pic.twitter.com/5B0RlXLKDn

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No @AP, he didn’t promise to “solve a crisis”, he promised to install a certain amount of batteries, and that’s all..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…52

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Actually, I really don’t care how Nicole Kidman gets to clap.

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Well thank God! YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO DAMAGE THE DIAMONDS BY… Wait, what? twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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TheKouk Australia’s housing problem in one graph: We need a denser population in the cities - build more apartments, terra..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dG

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CyberGovAU There are just 3 weeks left to sign up for @CySCAExCon, Australia’s premier student contest..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…9Q

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These chemtrails over Canberra are getting more blatant every year. twitter.com/rbuerckner/sta…

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hotsecuritydad If you make your password all *’s they are a LOT easier to remember

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I’m going to retweet this purely for the joy of the stock photography. twitter.com/etherealmind/s…

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unsuiii i think the most significant epiphenomenon of automated cars is going to be guys jacking off during their commutes

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@daviottenheimer I’ve seen writing to that effect too. Though OA figures did support the reduce-casualties argument re Operation Olympic.

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@daviottenheimer I know there were arguments between USAAF and RAF leaders in Europe over what constituted a military target.

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@daviottenheimer His RAF equivalent, “Bomber” Harris, ran the bombing of Germany, thought he’d be found a war criminal if the Allies lost.

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@daviottenheimer And thank you for that reference. LeMay’s campaign against Japan was indeed relentless.

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@jennylmackinnon @Trump_Regrets I noticed that too. It feels like people heard the one thing that concerned them, just didn’t hear the rest.

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@daviottenheimer Have you read Eric Schlosser’s book “Command and Control”?

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@daviottenheimer Yep. LeMay’s views seem abhorrent now (I dunno how I’d have felt back then) but he understood the military serves POTUS.

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@daviottenheimer For all his bluster, at least LeMay seems to have respected the command structure, and was “just” lobbying hard.

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@daviottenheimer There was one commander who even Curtis LeMay thought was crazy and would act outside the chain of command.

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Here’s another one complaining that Trump didn’t act BEFORE he was President. twitter.com/cabo_princess/…

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AlexMcDaniel the most fascinating thing ab @Trump_Regrets is reading through the different reasons people voted and which promises meant the most to them

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wefail Love making my girls do this in hotels to shit people up, makes the grief of having twins worthwhile. pic.twitter.com/n4spPDHX96

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@caseyjohnellis @xntrik Yeah but I’m there too, so it must be at least Threat Level Taupe.

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JimmyRushmore This is huge - essentially Roger Stone admitting the Trump campaign WAS colluding/contacting with Russian intellige..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ib

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@caseyjohnellis @xntrik Oh. Both of you in Canberra? I wonder if it’s too late to cancel my travel.

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danielstorey85 Odd way of spelling ‘human rights lawyer encourages the UN to investigate allegations of genocide against ISIS’. pic.twitter.com/X1VeQONV3g

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I quite like this one, because it was posted nearly two months before Trump was even President. twitter.com/Efraepablo/sta…

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I say, the @Trump_Regrets feed is becoming a frightening collection. twitter.com/NeuFaith1/stat…

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_youhadonejob1 Worst design carpet for stairs ever. pic.twitter.com/DpJyxxh8HX

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benthompson Here you go: my breakdown of the BBC-expert-interrupted-by-his-family video:

medium.com/@benthompson/b…

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Saturday. Flour is not going to save you this time, Pastry Man! Saturday.

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