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L George @LLLGeorge North Bend, WA

Scientist by training, mom & wife by choice; I only houseclean at gunpoint. Fascinated & repulsed by politics. Proud liberal. Nature freak.

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Worth a read. Why ppl reject science even when presented w/ facts. “@oracknows: Yet more science! The Unpersuadables http://t.co/NOMoPWMS8c
The difference between the swiss and american press. quite striking. http://t.co/FJCb82IH5o
Retweeted by L GeorgeIf you're trying to look up Jennifer Lawrence's leaked photos, just remember http://t.co/2Sq9MGXeyi
Retweeted by L George@MarthaPlimpton https://t.co/rg3ZK7AtDC@MarthaPlimpton President Obama actually decried cynicism, saying remaining hopeful is better.Better is possible at #apacforum http://t.co/lZZl9kCOof
Retweeted by L George@DrJenGunter @TLuvslin Also better than paparazzi stalking them and selling photos. It's a win-win, really.@JulieSLalonde If someone broke into a house and stole nude photos, would we blame the person for having them in the 1st place?@laurenonizzle @dvnix Alternatively, those who are unhappy and distrustful use social media more often.@moniguzman Kids may not get any benefit from NOT using computers before age 12 is an alternative to Waldorf thinking. #NoAbsolutesPolice say Chicago has the fewest murders in 50 years: http://t.co/9YzmHnf70G
Retweeted by L George@BeschlossDC Didn't you first say Ike instead of MacArthur?My phone is not "private" in that it can be hacked is like saying your house isn't private because windows can be broken and locks picked.
Retweeted by L GeorgeMen's accounts leaked = conspiracy. Women's accounts leaked = her stupidity. This is what sexism looks like.
Retweeted by L GeorgeYup. Our laws say the 9-year-old alone at the park is in greater danger than the one holding an Uzi. http://t.co/GoBW8Ae16Y
Retweeted by L GeorgeHot Cooking Tip: organize your drawers to make cooking easier. Don't forget to label everything! http://t.co/B3tidiDX4l
Retweeted by L GeorgeDon't keep nudes on your computer. Don't have a computer. Pay your bills with coins. Communicate using birds. Shun modernity. Buy a farm.
Retweeted by L George.@60th_Street #rawsexualpowerofconservatives http://t.co/EkA0VWoPe1
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Retweeted by L GeorgeIf you're a young actor & a liberal, it's because you have a heart. If you're an old actor & conservative, it's because you have no career.
Retweeted by L George@KING5Seattle @PuyallupPD 'heist'? Are we in a 30's gangster film? ;-)You don;t get to dehumanise me and people who look like me and then tell me *I* did that. No. That's you. YOU.
Retweeted by L George@owillis I read that some of the hacked photos were fairly old and folks had actually deleted them.@Johngcole Me too!! Ugh.Negative criticism of personality shows in nearly all performance reviews of women, almost none of men, in this study http://t.co/iN3XxgeW2T
Retweeted by L George"acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale" - UN re #IslamicState's attacks on civilians http://t.co/VR5dlW379y http://t.co/Kkis2v1Yii
Retweeted by L GeorgeWhen is "father of three" seen as the most salient trait of any man achieving anything? https://t.co/j192UvwaRt via @deboraspar @RFisman
Retweeted by L GeorgeFreedom Summer: When blacks and whites stood together to defend the right to vote. Great #longread via @WesleyLowery. http://t.co/LCS1b69W0J
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Young brothers in Ferguson found this in their yard when they woke up this morning. http://t.co/osO9pkLHcW
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Seattle barista owner charged with operating a brothel. I always used to ask for "Cinnamon Mocha with whipped cream".
Retweeted by L GeorgeWow. Ferguson police officers 20x more likely to have an excessive force complaint than officers nationally. http://t.co/FvOB15z509
Retweeted by L GeorgeBeyond Darren Wilson, 5 other Ferguson officers were already being sued by the Feds for awful Civil Rights violations http://t.co/FvOB15z509
Retweeted by L GeorgeJimi Hendrix with the King Kasuals, 1963 http://t.co/z5ysy93drI
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@iboudreau lolBREAKING: Ukrainian President Poroshenko says Russian forces have invaded http://t.co/vdiEyEqvp9 http://t.co/Vvee5uaue5
Retweeted by L GeorgeResearchers crack mystery of how rocks appear to scoot unaided across a lake bed in California http://t.co/3quoP9Hd0u
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NICE. RT @SeattlePD One in custody following search for auto thief who stole SUV with child inside from West Seattle store.
Retweeted by L George54% of working mothers do not have a single #PaidSickDay to care for themselves or sick children. #WEmatter
Retweeted by L George@KSeattleWeather :-(((((@sherifffruitfly I want you to want meIf you want great travel tips, says @Bourdain, “provoke nerd fury”: http://t.co/QxrMbkiQox http://t.co/C9OVMGx3jf
Retweeted by L GeorgeSo I see the conspiracy theories on this story are coming fast and furious. http://t.co/y3liCL4afk http://t.co/5V2zSkggKE
Retweeted by L GeorgeThe Castle Rock vs. Gonzales Supreme Court ruled that "Protect & Serve" is a mission statement, but not a legal obligation or oath.
Retweeted by L GeorgeI tell you who I want MY country back from. The idiots who think a 9-yr old should be firing an Uzi. Fuck you #gunhumpers #fucktheNRA
Retweeted by L George@lindy2350 It has its pros and cons...:-) that's for sure!@AndreaKuszewski @BACullenyyc Is he OK??This is perfect in every way, should be hung on a high-definition screen in the MoMA http://t.co/Macw5ZOkyf (via @PaulSzoldra)
Retweeted by L GeorgeGood grief! “@Eric_Haywood: Fuck the entire fuck off, Ben Stein. #MikeBrown http://t.co/S3VJgk9nEw
Retweeted by L George.@snopes @BioChicaGMO Should we tell #FoodBabeArmy about coffee? "cup of coffee contains 15-20...natural pesticides" http://t.co/avW0cdqiQP
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Advocacy pays off: Detroit Public Schools emergency manager cancels plan to cut pay/ increase class size http://t.co/OVeIymt70i #StopDPSCuts
Retweeted by L GeorgeWhite folks think this kind of thing is urban legend: 'Stop trying to take my gun! Stop resisting!' http://t.co/uFKT3pCStl
Retweeted by L George@BittrScrptReadr :-))))@BittrScrptReadr They are back tonight?@iboudreau Slate?@iboudreau I love the design!@questionsall Yes! Let's write a paper and speculate on that correlation. @voxdotcom@BoingBoing Appropriate advice for many things!@mmfa Don't forget to get off his lawn!@msbellows @Spacekatgal It's goddamn brilliant!!Forever ago! “@voxdotcom: Today's college freshmen were born in 1996 - the year everyone was doing the Macarena: http://t.co/Fweym56zodI find this somewhat mind blowing. @BryanCranston http://t.co/cyf4MFL6XI
Retweeted by L George@APBBlue Makes perfect sense! Wait, what?? @AmerLifeLeague@Handflapper Glad that you figured out how to survive what you didn't choose. Sounds to me like your in-laws are lucky to have you!@Handflapper It's good in many ways that we're so far away.@Handflapper I'm sorry to hear that a/b your family. Mine is crazy & my mother is a piece of work, but I can't imagine them not in my life.@cindynorth1 @socratic Mine are 16 and 12. I miss 4-8-ish. They still adore you and are small enough to control... ;-)@Handflapper :D I grew up in W PA, I understand the pull of family. I'm glad I left before I started a family. That changes a lot.@Handflapper Oh. Well that explains the humor. Otherwise you would literally explode! ;-) Near family, I'm assuming...?@Handflapper What part of the country do you live in?@Handflapper Glad your sons are healthy, happy, self-sufficient. Confession: Peeked through your TL. You are hilarious!!@Handflapper YOU SURVIVED!! Are they both out of the house? Tell me what it's like... ;-)@PirateWench Appropriate! Happy You Day!@ByMikeBaker Are you OK? Need a coffee break? ;-)@Handflapper How old are yours?@Handflapper His older brother, 16, is bothered by everything his younger brother does. He hates it & yells at him to stop.@Handflapper He's 12. My dad rubs his hands together really fast when he's excited. It's the more socially-acceptable version of flapping.@Handflapper My son is not autistic, but his cousin is & he is not a flapper at all. He does it when he's excited, especially watching TV.@Dr24hours Are you referring to academic work *about* postmodern theory or any academic work done during the postmodern era?@NWCN Awful. Just awful.Claims the CDC suppressed vaccine-related cases of autism still circulating: http://t.co/rDVcgZIYa6 #CDCwhistleblower #CDCFraud
Retweeted by L GeorgeMic drop, Madam President. (Love @officialjld and @veephbo) http://t.co/dAjugouVlE
Retweeted by L GeorgeParent pro tip: if you go to Meet the Teacher night with alcohol on your breath, they don't ask you to volunteer.
Retweeted by L George#NationalDogDayAfternoon http://t.co/ltgG6oOsVa
Retweeted by L George@Handflapper Are you actually a handflapper? Just curious. My son is a handflapper. I love the name.@kellyoxford is right. Studies show that having friends / peers that object to rape decreases likelihood to rape. http://t.co/KsxoZnfrwN
Retweeted by L George@AnthonyMcIntyre @KEFABE63 @ReignOfApril My husband and I had to stop looking at old pictures of the boys. We miss *those* kids... ;-)Tomorrow's column: http://t.co/ngNLaDv6AO
Retweeted by L George@KEFABE63 @ReignOfApril My boys' brains right now like a a house being re-wired. Circuits turned on/off, mild shocks, lots of swearing...@KEFABE63 @ReignOfApril Neurologists say that teens brains are busy removing unused synapses and strengthening imp ones.When they leave for college RT “@LLLGeorge: @shortstack81 I feel your pain. I have two boys, 12 and 16. I hear it gets better... ;-)”
Retweeted by L George@root_e @ReignOfApril @shortstack81 It's so true!!@ReignOfApril @shortstack81 I feel your pain. I have two boys, 12 and 16. I hear it gets better... ;-)Teach young boys that rape is wrong? RT @jesperkiehn So Kelly, what's your fantastic solution to help with this problem?
Retweeted by L GeorgeData used by @drvandanashiva to claim #GMOs cause Indian farmer suicide, shows exactly the opposite http://t.co/IkfZrIIpd8 h/t @SavorTooth
Retweeted by L George@KagroX That's how I think about accidental gun deaths. Mostly dumb/drunk people doing stupid, careless things. People aren't perfect.@KagroX She thought she was going to be taking care of brave firefighters or children trapped in a fire. Maybe sometimes. But not mostly.@KagroX often victims of stupid accidents while drunk/high with text-book dysfunctional families. Or old dementia patients. 2/@KagroX A dear friend from college; white, privileged; worked as a burn unit nurse. She was surprised that majority of patients were...1/@monicaisliberal @Keethers No truly anti-choice Dem will get the nomination.
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