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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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Hard to imagine a better endorsement for Obama's Iran policy than being bashed by George W. Bush. http://t.co/3a8KpxwdN2 via @BV
Retweeted by L GeorgeWitnesses say N. Thurston shooter fired into the air in the commons area and then was tackled by staff. http://t.co/dgixIQB7IS
Retweeted by L GeorgeDecline in U.S. science spending threatens economy, security: MIT http://t.co/46ESIezmIw
Retweeted by L GeorgeThe same people yelling LIBERAL FASCISM are the same people regulating what people can buy and eat on SNAP benefits. http://t.co/D0ABdeBFNQ
Retweeted by L GeorgeHas there ever been, in all of human history, an automated interactive telephone system for which menu options have NOT recently changed?
Retweeted by L GeorgeNo one was shot in the incident at North Thurston High School in Lacey
Retweeted by L George#BREAKING - Police confirm "active shooter" incident at North Thurston High School in Lacey MORE INFO TO COME
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@jaketapper thank you. I'm overwhelmed by the love. The irony is I run @n1leftbehind my whole life is focused on resettling Afghans & Iraqis
Retweeted by L George'Nightmare waiting to happen': Quake experts gathered in Nepal a week ago http://t.co/x987hIPrCN http://t.co/xUpd6dFDv5
Retweeted by L GeorgeRescue helicopters reach Mount Everest's badly wounded after avalanche http://t.co/t6DLHr3SqN http://t.co/IqXSDoBI3J
Retweeted by L George#NepalEarthquake: 65 mountaineers may have died at the Everest base camp, says Army http://t.co/PPTsoXQQad #Nepal http://t.co/OhBTk8lTIp
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I advocate for shelter pets & use my own 2 to show how wonderful they are. Here, strategy meeting & squirrel recon. http://t.co/Lq6ViLIwFN
Retweeted by L George876 confirmed killed in Nepal. Subcontinent pushes up against the rest of Asia, driving upwards, crushing settlements http://t.co/ztRLuodJnC
Retweeted by L GeorgeNepal’s finance minister: "Nepal Army estimates death toll as much as 1457 so far. 1055 injured.” https://t.co/3ppWKORJAV
Retweeted by L GeorgeQuake triggers Everest avalanche, 10 killed http://t.co/x0VToYKXTF http://t.co/AyC0xW2MHM
Retweeted by L GeorgeKathmandu’s UNESCO Heritage sites in ruin. Heartbreaking photos. http://t.co/qhX8NDR2FQ http://t.co/pCf51f9y72 #NepalQuake
Retweeted by L George#NepalEarthquake Eighteen bodies recovered from Mount Everest base camp. Follow latest here: http://t.co/8jS83i23BQ http://t.co/wnq2skYoyT
Retweeted by L GeorgeA survivor pulled out from the rubble after an earthquake hit Nepal http://t.co/CwI7cOxBXu http://t.co/EtSwsFLf6c
Retweeted by L GeorgeUPDATE: Another 6.6 magnitude earthquake has just hit Nepal, USGS says. Initial quake has been upgraded to a M7.9 http://t.co/etGDjylfgM
Retweeted by L GeorgeDamage caused by the #earthquake in #Kathmandu http://t.co/3A3N2PXi9l
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Big new @ravisomaiya story about NBC investigation -- "half-dozen instances" of questionable accounts by B. Williams https://t.co/GDswvHomOR
Retweeted by L GeorgePrison is not just about paying debts to society but making big profits for a few in society. http://t.co/u5FZJ5OMPJ http://t.co/p1RRu9P5cG
Retweeted by L GeorgeBREAKING: Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler is calling for an investigation into the Sheriff’s office. http://t.co/nNGpthiig4
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Just wow! Some incredible pics of Chile’s #Calbuco volcano erupting http://t.co/PFURPdrWtQ #chile #volcano #volcan http://t.co/HoxS3ori2b
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We told @king5seattle that @WilliamShatner's pipeline was highly illogical during #wadrought http://t.co/eUMnmlCHoE http://t.co/Sz9WOSGLzx
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So proud (and so happy to be here): Seattle Times wins Pulitzer Prize for Oso landslide coverage http://t.co/T9tzgHDMz2 via @seattletimes
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@AmFmJen @InternetEh My sister benefitted from free child-care but is paying the price now. My mom is a selfish person.@AmFmJen @InternetEh I have ZERO regrets about moving far away. My younger sister still lives close so MY guilt is assuaged.@InternetEh When are you moving? @AmFmJen@InternetEh @AmFmJen They were very important to us growing up.@InternetEh @AmFmJen My boys don't really know what they're missing because they never had it. Hubs and I loved all of our grandparents.@InternetEh @AmFmJen When I told my paternal grandma that we were moving she said "Get out now, before it's too hard to leave."@InternetEh @AmFmJen But my MIL has great relationship w/ them because she made it a priority to be involved in their lives.@InternetEh @AmFmJen My husband and I left 20 yrs ago. We had no kids and weren't even married yet. My mom doesn't know my boys well."In a number of primate species, females are the innovators and more frequent tool users" http://t.co/ZjZbxTEVVO http://t.co/pyZdDB8wCe
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A little good news... Permafrost may not be the ticking "carbon bomb" scientists once thought http://t.co/MOgYn0c9C9
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@thosbutler @drgrist Bertha ate everybody's high-speed internet...Pat Robertson: Gays will force Christians to like anal sex. Worst. Porno premise. Ever.
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Modern woman. “O.K., now—on three, I’m going to toss a second job in there!” http://t.co/9gd8qhBOS6
Retweeted by L GeorgeEZ unemployment rates http://t.co/vnfti1hhqe
Retweeted by L GeorgeFox News: why the fuss? Ind. law like all other RFRA laws. DC press: why the fuss? Ind. law like all other RFRA laws. #liberlamedia
Retweeted by L GeorgeGood morning, Twitter. http://t.co/iENNMoSOup
Retweeted by L GeorgeAn excellent question! Someone's pockets are getting lined. Are there any investigative journalists left? #CdnPoli http://t.co/HrlmRHXpx7
Retweeted by L GeorgeLess than a year after 9/11, Gov. Rick Perry attended the opening of a $10mill Islamic Center in Houston. Life before social media --
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"Fungi generate soil that gives life" @Kickstarter: http://t.co/NsYFuV80Ur http://t.co/qyKwHd2Ths By @LouieFilms #kickstarter cc: @morgfair
Retweeted by L GeorgeFinally! Copy of @dana1981 book of climate scientist vs pseudoscience predictions has arrived http://t.co/hAfIl8u1bd http://t.co/Oni6NTYjuR
Retweeted by L GeorgeDidn’t we settle the whole “you can’t refuse service just because you don’t like someone’s immutable characteristics” debate in 1964?
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Retweeted by L GeorgeA traffic hazard warning for WA - hot nights find crocs going walkabout http://t.co/Fq0AaRMBQR #perth #perthnews http://t.co/kLQu4B1nTT
Retweeted by L GeorgeOlympic medalist @GregLouganis thanks Indy council for passing resolution denouncing #RFRA. http://t.co/IIwqpcoiak http://t.co/meZmNF27if
Retweeted by L George"You know why Justin Bieber's fans are called Beliebers? Because you can't say retards anymore." #BieberRoast
Retweeted by L GeorgeHorrible Bosches. #ConstructionSchmovies @Schmovie http://t.co/0jQqV9Dksz
Retweeted by L GeorgeThe @indystar is dedicating its entire cover to an editorial about #RFRA. Here’s a sneak peek. #WeAreIndiana http://t.co/WTqBv0FgmG
Retweeted by L George@eclecticbrotha @justsanaa http://t.co/wgUI9LPHBo
Retweeted by L GeorgeStrangely, none of the other networks felt compelled to explain that their unilaterally white male late night hosts were 'not by design'.
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Embrace reason. Shun rage. Respect diversity. Oppose injustice. Just some of the things he taught us, and continues to teach. #LLAP
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Giuliana Rancic issues on-air apology for comments about Zendaya: http://t.co/YXGochxdQC http://t.co/jQI3FzLsPS
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If you missed it: Harvard climate change "debunker" Wei-Hock Soon was secretly paid $1.2M by fossil fuel industry. http://t.co/Y6Yk6OP2mH
Retweeted by L GeorgeFormer CBS Correspondent Takes Apart Bill O'Reilly's Argentina Story http://t.co/pHsVyFQftk //Pretty devastating interview here.
Retweeted by L GeorgeMy favorite note from management when I worked in Classic Rock radio was, "Please stop making fun of the music on-air."
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@markgbaxter @doc_becca I couldn't agree more!!!!We don't need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training. http://t.co/Et9s7Zohae
Retweeted by L GeorgeWhat Bill O'Reilly has done, in ripping into Brian Williams for "dishonesty about war coverage" then it turns out he was too, is a hot mess.
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@Only4RM @LLLGeorge @Salon med schools have course requirements. They don't always require a degree. So if u don't have your PE req yr OK
Retweeted by L GeorgeHOW does Rand Paul attend and graduate Medical School at Duke w/o an undergraduate degree? Anyone? Press? Yoohoo! @Salon
Retweeted by L GeorgeRand Paul caught lying about his college record. Did NOT graduate from Baylor. No undergrad degree. http://t.co/V8OAuY9bZw via @Salon
Retweeted by L GeorgeThe horror of the human destruction caused by the INSTITUTION of slavery is as ignored as its lasting effects. Family killing for 400 years
Retweeted by L GeorgeCelebrity Jeopardy was about hope.
Retweeted by L GeorgeEffort today to abolish the death penalty in Washington. @MariaKIRO7 has details now live on @KIRO7Seattle
Retweeted by L GeorgeToddlers Killed More Americans Than Terrorists Did This Year http://t.co/j7domXkL0R http://t.co/nkR6dtjYX6
Retweeted by L GeorgeRT @jonward11: Jeb Bush actively exploring becoming own man
Retweeted by L George@GardenerMiss Maybe that's a reflection of how old our kids are. My boys are nearly 13 and 17...they are exhausting me. ;-)Seawater Science-Model Ocean Currents in the Kitchen http://t.co/23k85Yb6od Great demo! Add icecubes w food-dye 4glacier melt #climatechange
Retweeted by L George@GardenerMiss I feel older this year than I ever have...my eyes are going...but I'm feeling wiser...much wiser...@GardenerMiss You aren't old...you're wise!! ;-)Son was in gunfight when Las Vegas mom was shot in head after road-rage incident http://t.co/4sYqOjQnCW http://t.co/tQBYhfBS9B
Retweeted by L George@GardenerMiss Anne- I'm struggling w/ insomnia right now and I really miss coffee...I'm 50. How about you?@Spectricide The drama in my family will die with my mother...I love her but she sucks the energy from my sister and me.@dpleasant I have two sons ages 12 and 16. I'm not letting them go die in a war started by petty bullies and greedy bastards.@ShaunKing FYI-typo in linked article: "St. Louis police vocally encouraged each other to turn *of* their cameras". Replace 'of' w/ 'off'.Here is J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI memo instructing to “Do something about #MalcolmX” #CNN http://t.co/eLbFkMARlo
Retweeted by L George@dpleasant I'm not holding my breath...Moving. @tanehisicoates will be teaching the rest of @carr2n's journalism classes at BU. Carr mentored T. when he was student at Howard.
Retweeted by L George@dvnix That's not too much for a girl to want, is it...? ;-)@dvnix So unfair...it seems like I can either be depressed or anxious these days. I'm just looking for a little damn balance!! ;-)@Spectricide I hope you aren't anticipating any family drama...that's so hard to deal w/ in addition to mourning...@Spectricide Where ya headed?@Spectricide Take care and my thoughts are with you and your family. Is your #MemorialRoadTrip a short drive or a long drive?@Spectricide Steve...I am so sorry about your mom. I've been off Twitter for a while...was this sudden? Or had she been ill?No country in the world has a lower life expectancy than 200 years ago http://t.co/TKLjt8Hy2H http://t.co/Uq5Ro4ZtjV
Retweeted by L George@dvnix Me too. Have you slept yet? I haven't... :-(While dying, she was hounded by insurance company Her son vowed to fight for people like her Be proud, Barack Obama http://t.co/M58Y4UV0xW
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Kate Brown to become Oregon’s next governor and nation’s first openly bisexual governor. http://t.co/cnsyPjRRdn http://t.co/iYRzJeajnJ
Retweeted by L George'When I grow up I'm gonna meet someone cool, get married, live in a big white house and do awesome things' :-) http://t.co/vacZq1M0qx
Retweeted by L George@InternetEh Your husbandry skills are impeccable... ;-)
With Ore. governor's resignation, Kate Brown to become America's 1st openly bisexual governor http://t.co/joS4VSZBhH http://t.co/v8D9z3Gutk
Retweeted by L GeorgeMajority of counties in Alabama now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Still some holdouts though. http://t.co/iJSEHwQfI1
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@mirahwood Good point. I have to go now. But know that people are listening to you. @SamHarrisOrg@mirahwood I couldn't agree more. My heart aches for those families. It must be heart-rending to live through that as family & friends.@mirahwood I think the President is waiting for more data before he comments.
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