Staci D. Kramer writes about media, tech, sports & life in 280 characters here, sometimes longer at Trust But Verify. She's the former editor of paidContent.
RT @DavidBegnaud: “I couldn’t read those words referring to woman & stay still in my house” says a 70yo retired Puerto Rico teacher who wen…
RT @rtraister: I always think, when I hear “I don’t have a racist bone in my body,” how close it cuts to national metaphor: it’s the very b…
RT @timkmak: Going on 30 minutes as the parliamentarian and floor staff debate whether Pelosi's remarks are in order This is like the supe…
RT @TheRaDR: Heschel's telegram to JFK, 1963. The hour calls for high moral grandeur and spiritual audacity. This hour, now, demands it as…
RT @EricThurm: at least a minyan's worth of Jews have been arrested today, and we are STILL blocking every entrance to ICE headquarters #Ne…
Meanwhile, at ICE in DC https://twitter.com/footesteppes/status/1151206122470150144
“His comments from the White House are disgraceful, disgusting and his comments are racist.” - @SpeakerPelosi ... and Georgia’s Doug Collins demands her comments be “taken down” - ie removed from the record. She says they were reviewed by the parliamentarian in advance.
 
for the record (whether or not it stays in the Record) https://twitter.com/cspan/status/1151216503737466880?s=21
“We know who he is...the question is, the only question left to us, is who are we?” - @Malinowski
"Gather 'round while I sing you of Wernher von Braun A man whose allegiance Is ruled by expedience Call him a Nazi, he won't even frown "Ha, Nazi, Schmazi" says Wernher von Braun” - Tom Lehrer with a little history lesson https://youtu.be/QEJ9HrZq7Ro
correction of the day
RT @NeverAgainActn: We are shutting down every entry point to the Department of Homeland Security, the agency that is responsible for this…
RT @pbump: Trump railed against Omar, AOC et al as un-American. OK. So here's a quiz: Who offered this criticism of the U.S., Trump or one…
RT @Marissa_Jae: Here’s the #NeverAgainIsNow march from start to finish here in #DC. They’re heading down Independence Avenue toward ICE he…
Judge Jackson says Stone violated her orders but won’t hold contempt hearing or change his bond. She will hit him where it hurts - no posting on FB, IG, Twitter. https://twitter.com/zoetillman/status/1151171418039734273?s=21
RT @Marissa_Jae: Protesters gathering on the National Mall in #DC to denounce border detention camps and the treatment of immigrants. Many…
The top four Dems doing FB ads on immigration don’t equal 1/4 of Trump 2020 spend. https://twitter.com/jayrosen_nyu/status/1151147036831604736
today in surreal, Roger Stone dept: Judge Jackson reading instagram posts aloud as she determines whether he’s violated her gag order. (@zoetillman’s excellent live thread starts here: https://twitter.com/zoetillman/status/1151127851648913408?s=21)
“it can’t happen here”
RT @marcusgilmer: CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time Right Now https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/cbs-news-is-livestreaming-the-original-apollo-11-launch-1836406428?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=paleofuture_twitter&utm_campaign=sharebar via @giz…
RT @SharkFu: I live in Middle America. I know it’s inconvenient for pundits to acknowledge Black folk, immigrants, refugees live here but f…
“Of course, Trump does not like The Squad. He is the leader of a rival gang, The Klan.” - @StephenAtHome (finally back from vacation)
🙇‍♀️🙇‍♀️🙇‍♀️
RT @toneill21: Love the Lou.
“No matter how much I came to dislike him, I didn’t want to think that the president of the United States is a racial bigot. But Sunday left no doubt.” - @gtconway3d https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-conway-trump-is-a-racist-president/2019/07/15/b13c0bd4-a740-11e9-9214-246e594de5d5_story.html
10/10 https://twitter.com/pbump/status/1150962855480569864
brilliant https://twitter.com/mattnegrin/status/1150958543778045952
“They will have to ask themselves what it means to overlook his racism and what this says about them. How can they believe it is possible to support a racist and escape that in themselves?” - David Remnick, “A Racist in the White House” https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/a-racist-in-the-white-house-donald-trump-tweets-ocasio-cortez-tlaib-omar-pressley
https://twitter.com/teddyschleifer/status/1150925991692214272
RT @PatriciaMazzei: DEVELOPING: Our story on an extraordinary day of political protests in Puerto Rico, which has culminated with ongoing c…
Not good, @nytimes. At all. https://twitter.com/nyt_diff/status/1150925215901331456
RT @espn_macmahon: Sources: NBA fined Mark Cuban $50K after he admitted leaking information to a reporter during Board of Governors meeting…
RT @AndrewDesiderio: NEWS: Here’s the House Dem-led resolution condemning Trump’s racist tweets. Introduced by Rep. Tom @Malinowski Via @…
Disappointing response from @MOLabor - requires written complaints before investigating https://youtu.be/G6RnBDXMywc https://twitter.com/emmahoggtv/status/1150815589130280964
Yikes. Max Headroom meets @CBSEveningNews.
RT @NorahODonnell: .@MajorCBS reports: “ … [The president] sees an advantage in being labeled a racist or being accused of having racist mo…
TiVo? Not quite ready: @NorahODonnell’s picture under the text, Jeff Glor’s name.
The @NorahODonnell era is underway at @CBSEveningNews, leading with The Squad’s response to the president.
RT @theferocity: If we play it nice, polite and hold your hands, y’all say “things can’t be that bad! Look how well everyone is getting alo…
All screenings are free and open to the public. (h/t @search4swag) https://twitter.com/archcitydefense/status/1150888526776590339
RT @jessicaHuseman: But i thought you said if we didn’t think it was great we should leave https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1150886874325630976
Mitt Romney waited more than a day to respond to the president’s racist taunts. His second try was better than the tv interview when he first called out the new members of Congress for “views that are not consistent with building a strong America.”
“We shouldn’t be shocked that she said that...we should be shocked that our president said it - because she was quoting him.” - @DelPercioS on @IlhanMN using explicit language.
RT @HillaryClinton: Let's not forget why Trump is attacking Democratic women of color in the first place: They brought attention to the in…
An answer that only leads to more questions: “A Twitter spokesman, Brandon Borrman, said Monday, ‘The Tweets in question are not in violation of the Twitter Rules.’ He declined to elaborate on why the tweets did not violate company policies.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/07/15/twitter-says-trumps-tweet-didnt-violate-its-rules-against-racism-wont-say-why/ https://twitter.com/sdkstl/status/1150796831581966340
RT @ReadingThePix: 1 A photographic look at Pence @VP visit to 2 TX detention centers w 7 #GOP senators. A thread about photo access and vi…
RT @jdesmondharris: I've been distracted this morning. Have we reached the "Sure it was racist but other racists might not like to hear tha…
RT @ClydeHaberman: Despite decades of evidence that Trump is a racist, I’ve resisted calling him one because it’s polarizing language that’…
RT @juliehdavis: Pelosi announces House will consider a resolution condemning Trump's tweets against AOC & the Squad. "The House cannot all…
40 freaking years of @NPRfreshair, y'all. 22,000+ segments. Many for the first time. More being added every week. https://freshairarchive.orgYou can even make your playlist. https://freshairarchive.org/playlist/create Thnx, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation. (h/t @mkramer)
About a decade too late on this, AND also Yahoo has considered buyers for Yahoo Finance many times before, not the first time, I & @sdkstl reported on it at paidContent years ago. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-verizon-media-exclusive/exclusive-verizon-sought-buyers-for-yahoo-finance-sources-idUSKCN1U62AO
 
 
 
 
 
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