Spencer Ackerman · @attackerman 🚶 148.5K 🚶
National security reporter for the Daily Beast & toddler dad. So tired spencer.ackerman@thedailybeast.com FBE4 2E53 A534 7875 BBD8 54B7 77DB 7CD3 9C8A 5582
I consider myself honored that I got to watch one of the greatest hitters of all time. https://twitter.com/business/status/1108749383254900737
Umberto Eco would call “Hannah Arendt doesn’t understand fascism” the Ur-Actually https://twitter.com/peregrimmer/status/1108714376649945088
And revealing! https://twitter.com/DvoraMeyers/status/1108728068083011584
Steinhardt was one of the moneymen behind the New Republic during the height of its reactionary disgrace. Quite the culture of misogynistic cruelty and abuse by that filthy regime’s leaders.
“[Katz] she said that as the filming got underway, [Steinhardt] repeatedly asked if she would have sex with the “king of Israel,” which he had told her was his preferred title for the video. He then directly asked her to have sex with him, she said.” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/21/nyregion/michael-steinhardt-sexual-harassment.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share
RT @chick_in_kiev: im not gonna say i am queen of the jews, but https://twitter.com/woodmasterfresh/status/1108500173423108097
RT @attackerman: Shanahan was notified yesterday that he was under investigation by the Pentagon inspector general for allegedly boosting h…
Shanahan was notified yesterday that he was under investigation by the Pentagon inspector general for allegedly boosting his ex-employer Boeing while in office.
RT @Oriana0214: DoDIG confirms its investigating Shanahan: "The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General has decided to investigat…
RT @MiriamElder: NEW from @NishSwish: US denied dozens of visas to women flying in for major UN conference https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nishitajha/un-women-conference-visas-denied
So not only do Palestinians not get their freedom, the Kushner plan proposes to redraw the maps of the West Bank, Jordan and Saudi. How would Gaza even export Saudi oil under Israeli blockade?
RT @farhanakhera: My civil rights and faith colleagues and I have asked @FBI Director Wray to meet with us and our communities to discuss t…
Moved on from the whole lured-murdered-and-dismembered-a-mild-regime-critic thing
And it’s not even really capital-m MILITARIZATION; various forces, historical, political and institutional, prompt Germany to keep its military spending lower than American administrations prefer. Then there’s the diplomatic aspect of rejecting a hostile US, Grenell being a part.
Yes why might Germany have a hangup about militarization https://twitter.com/donaldjtrumpjr/status/1108357023287136256
Iron law, no exceptions: your kid’s fever is never lower than when you finally get into a doctor’s office
DAUGHTER: *on day 3 of a cold/fever, ahead of a doctor’s appointment: Later, I want to see a big show and a screaming Spider-Man.
DAUGHTER: *coughing near my face on day 2 of a cold* Daddy, are you sick? ME: No, honey. DAUGHTER: 🎶 you are nowwww 🎶
RT @attackerman: Anonymous senior Israeli legal official quoted here: "[A] major security institution has risen here that has almost no str…
They lead with Stuy but let's not neglect the shame of Bronx Science here as well. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/18/nyregion/black-students-nyc-high-schools.html
Couple problems with that https://twitter.com/Travis_Tritten/status/1108065656002486274
RT @Reprieve: Huge news out of a German court today: Germany “must do more” to ensure its territory is not used by the US to carry out unla…
Refused, September 1998, in the basement of a University of North Carolina student center, to an audience of maybe 40 people, for their first American show after Shape of Punk to Come. https://twitter.com/BBCRadio4/status/1108002792164216832
Anonymous senior Israeli legal official quoted here: "[A] major security institution has risen here that has almost no structures for oversight. The prime minister has the ability to do whatever he wants with this tool without real supervision." Cool https://twitter.com/KennethGeers/status/1107998182338936839
RT @lachlan: WSJ confirms our reporting that Michael Sanchez, brother of Bezos mistress Lauren Sanchez, provided their texts to the Nationa…
It’s March 18! Happy birthday to the Paris Commune https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/revolutions/id703889772?mt=2&i=1000413695925
When you are not now and never have been owned
The mafia really took a giant L here. https://twitter.com/QanonAnonymous/status/1107744755612422144
RT @swin24: As far as @attackerman and I can tell, the Trump White House and its counsel’s office have not responded to Nadler and House Ju…
RT @attackerman: PAULIE: Eyyy whoa SILVIO: *shrugging* Incels. Whaddayagunnado https://twitter.com/maureenoco/status/1107665302135951360
NEW, by @swin24 & me: today's the deadline set by the House judiciary committee for Trumpworld to turn over a ton of documents. Trump's personal attorneys are giving a Corleonesque response. https://www.thedailybeast.com/trumps-lawyers-on-house-judiciary-dems-document-request-were-giving-you-nothing
PAULIE: Eyyy whoa SILVIO: *shrugging* Incels. Whaddayagunnado https://twitter.com/maureenoco/status/1107665302135951360
Note this says absolutely nothing about the massive amount of white-supremacist & Islamophobic propaganda on YouTube *before* the massacre https://twitter.com/oliverdarcy/status/1107663346617237504
RT @paulmcleary: Incredible. 30 percent of Offutt Air base, home of US Strategic Command, is underwater after massive flooding. Comes month…
RT @DionNissenbaum: Sunday Scoop: US military crafts plans to keep 1,000 troops in Syria, three months after President Trump sought complet…
RT @OwenJones84: The most influential media mogul on earth holds all Muslims responsible for the "jihadist cancer". This is what legitimise…
Buju, freed and performing again. https://www.thedailybeast.com/buju-banton-walks-like-a-champion-with-long-walk-to-freedom-concert-in-jamaica?ref=home
(Ally, that is, like they did with the Brit guy whose name I forget & then Mme. Marie)
There should have been a Soviet Howlin’ Commando. Anatoly “Tankie” Turgenev
Captain Marvel speaks to a project I can’t announce yet and want to...
There are a lot of these, cmon
Put Infinity War after Captain Marvel, before Guardians 1!
Lol, forgot Iron Man 2 existed, put that after Dark World, which I had thought was the worst
Black Panther Winter Soldier Avengers 1 Civil War Captain Marvel ——- break ——— Guardians 1 Ragnarok Iron Man 1 Spider-Man Cap: First Avenger —— break ——— Iron Man 3 Doctor Strange Ant-Man & The Wasp Guardians 2 Ant-Man ——— break ——- Thor Age of Ultron Hulk Dark World
You forgot Iron Man 2 which kind of says it all
Read the whole thread or I’m not leaving you one of my 2500 towels
Just walked out of Captain Marvel, all the reviews are wrong, this is a top 5 MCU movie, book me on your podcast you coward
DAUGHTER: Hulk is not taking [a] deep breath!
Some of these I tweet for you. This one I tweet for me. DAUGHTER: You were right, daddy! ME: Thank you, Bette. DAUGHTER: 🎶 you were right, you were right, you were riiiiiiiiiiight 🎶
The mushroom larb that Andy from Bon App makes is life affirming
Not really my daughter’s finest work but a solid progression toward my hand modeling career
*internal monologue* https://open.spotify.com/track/2nNNn7ZeUQVhX3VVN8jj1l?si=dBNB8vuPSqO8IDicpwHVmA
“The U.S. government and the wider intelligence community are not recognizing white supremacy as a global, violent terrorist network that’s spreading in many western countries,” @Ali_H_Soufan tells me for this piece w/@woodruffbets & @ErinBanco: https://www.thedailybeast.com/new-zealand-shooting-less-than-1-in-5-fbi-terror-cases-target-white-supremacists-stats-sho w https://twitter.com/karentravers/status/1106647664672808960
"Not only can we trace this hatred of Muslims back to 9/11 & attribute it to white supremacists, but our own gov't leaders for a while fueled & fanned the flames of anger & hostility toward Muslims." - Daryl Johnson, the DHS analyst suppressed by Obama admin for warning of this.
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