Grateful for my education, from public school in Midland, Texas, to the University of Texas, and Stanford Law School. Keep the doors of advancement open to all.

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“Trump doesn’t program what the base thinks and believes. The base programs what he says he thinks and believes. Trump doesn’t lead the base. The base leads him.”
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“In 2016, Trump wasn’t the base’s ‘messenger.’ The base was the messenger. Trump, to borrow Charles Murray’s memorable phrase, was ‘the murder weapon.’
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“At every rally, when he makes his entrance, he applauds the audience, at some length, signaling his respect. He’s the only American presidential candidate and president (that I know of) who ever did or does that.
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@seawiz2⁩ This is the sky in Albuquerque this morning. You’ll have no trouble breathing in NM if you avoid the fires. I recommend Carlsbad Caverns as one stop.
“Big data tells us there are very simple things that do make people happy, things that have been around for thousands of years. After reading all the studies on happiness, I concluded that modern happiness research could be summed up in one sentence, …
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“ a sentence we might jokingly call the data-driven answer to life.
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“The data-driven answer to life is as follows: Be with your love, on an 80-degree and sunny day, overlooking a beautiful body of water, having sex.”
There was no degradation in air quality that we could detect. Where in NM will you be going? We were on I-40, which is south of the fires. Most are in the mountains north and east of Santa Fe. We’re swinging north and west today. If we encounter any problems I’ll let you know.
Replying to @GlenGrambo
I could tell!
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Later today. We’re meeting up with the east coast contingent in Albuquerque and driving up this afternoon. This is our biennial Apostrophe Vacation (as in O’Connor). We’ve been on hiatus for Covid, but are very excited to have a week together again.
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I saw a reference to a trial of a Russian soldier beginning in Ukraine. Does anyone know more about that?
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That reminds me of the following: “Why do people immediately dislike Ted Cruz? It saves time.”
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Hal Marshall retweeted
For everyone scolding protests outside of Supreme Court justices’ houses, Supreme Court ruled that putting up “buffer zones” around abortion clinics puts an unconstitutional limitation on protesters’ freedom of speech. Written by Chief Justice John Roberts in 2014
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My wife read me the @nytimes article about the protests. She LOVED the sign that said “Does this feel intrusive?” Alito can dish it out, but he can’t take it.
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Sounds an awful lot like TFG’s plan for Ukraine. Project much, Durham? “Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew DeFilippis, a Durham prosecutor, described Sussmann’s alleged crime as part of a bigger conspiracy to drum up press attention about links to Russia, …
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Replying to @SophieZnS
Johnson & Gaetz are running. I doubt most voters in WI or FL recognize either of them. So I don’t see the pictures adding much value outside of the Twitterverse of knowledgeable voters. The real focus needs to be on the meaning. Did you see this thread?
Replying to @WinterForMT
First off I’ve already won an +11 point Trump district here. We won on our values & policies - not running away from our own shadow. Our MT constitution has the strongest right to privacy in the nation - and that includes the right to an abortion.
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Replying to @DocJaniceL
Ha ha ha ha ha. He’s an idiot if he really believes that.
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