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September 2012

@abulsme Updates from 2012-09-08 (UTC)

  • RT @electionate: Romney releasing 15 ads in eight states, but not Wisconsin. #
  • RT @StevenLevy: Obama speech good, but no new tablet or phone. #
  • MT @drgrist: Dem convention worked because MO, BC, and B. Obama speeches worked together to tell a coherent story. A single, long speech. #
  • RT @CenteredPols: RT @JohnJHarwood: Convention bounce? Team Obama expecting 1 or 2 percentage pts, hoping for 3 or 4 #
  • RT @jamisonfoser: Palin on Kerry: “How does he even know my name?” By not being breathtakingly ignorant about everything. Look into it. #
  • MT @freddoso: CNBC: If you gave your money to Bernie Madoff in 2008, you’d have lost less than an equivalent investment in Goldman Sachs. #
  • MT @BigJoeBastardi: Left Isaac pic this am.. top right Isaac track so far, ECMWF next 10 days. Bottom right Ginger 71. #
  • BINGO! 100% Agree. Reading – Democrats parade Osama bin Laden’s corpse as their proudest achievement (Glenn Greenwald) #
  • RT @igorbobic: Romney on RNC speech: “I didn’t use the word troops. I used the word military. I think they refer to the same thing.” #
  • RT @owillis: hey reporters, when romney says “i will create jobs” its not bias to ask “how?” sure, rush will say mean things, but come on. #
  • MT @BuzzFeedAndrew: RT @Politicker: I Fought the AP and the AP Won: Hope Poster Artist Sentenced to Two Years Probation #
  • RT @FHQ: RT @pollster: Michael P. McDonald: Early Voting Has Started in NC #
  • RT @fivethirtyeight: All three trackers today (Ipsos/Rasmussen/Gallup) show a bounce for Obama. Looks like Clinton moved the needle a bit. #
  • Reading – Dear Democrats: If you do That you have to do This (Juan Cole) #
  • Reading – Jimmy Wales threatens to encrypt Wikipedia if UK passes snooping bill (Timothy B. Lee) #
  • Reading – Wikipedia told Philip Roth he’s not “credible source” on book he wrote (Jon Brodkin) #
  • EC update for Sep 8 done. Poll added in AL. No status change. #
  • Reading – Reality Rebranding: Corporate Logos Get Brutally Honest (Delana, WebUrbanist) #
  • Reading – Are you better off without dumb campaign questions? (Ezra Klein) #
  • Reading – How One Hard-to-Spot Visual Detail Could Help Shape Voter Perceptions (Emily Chertoff) #
  • Reading – On Self-Publishing and Amazon (John Green) #
  • Reading – Have The Conventions Changed The Race? (Andrew Sullivan) #
  • Reading – Twitter Reportedly Discontinuing Development of Its Mac Client (John Gruber) #
  • RT @joshtpm: Just hints & smatterings of data so far. but looks like we may see a real bump out of Dem convention. #

3rd Haircut


Alex’s First “A”

Drawn on my iPhone in the “ABC Tracer” app on September 1st (01:42 UTC).