This is the website of Abulsme Noibatno Itramne (also known as Sam Minter). Posts here are rare these days. For current stuff, follow me on Mastodon



@abulsme tweets from 2013-10-01 (UTC)

  • My fitbit #Fitstats for 9/30/2013: 10,494 steps and 7.7 km traveled. 01:01:14
  • RT @chucktodd: POTUS just signed the bill that will ensure military continues to get pay during any shutdown 02:26:29
  • RT @politicalwire: The House GOP is really just throwing spaghetti at the wall now. 02:43:40
  • RT @gerrycanavan: Surprised the Republicans managed to bungle even the optics of the shutdown. Should have left the Senate holding the bag … 02:43:53
  • .@politicalwire Is it Barilla spaghetti? in reply to politicalwire 02:49:38
  • RT @ZekeJMiller: One hour to shut down. 30 minutes to decision point for OMB to order federal agencies to begin shutdown 03:00:16
  • RT @Atrios: at midnight, according to the constitution we have to put our right foot in and then shake it all about 03:00:45
  • There ya go. RT @breakingpol: OMB Director Sylvia Burwell has ordered federal agencies to implement their shutdown plans – @ZekeJMiller 03:50:32
  • Reading – Sorry Republicans, Obamacare just went live (Kevin Drum) 05:30:05
  • Did 6 hours of work for work between 5 PM and 2 AM. Just stopping now. Not sure once I start again at 8:30 AM I'll put in QUITE a full day… 09:07:01
  • I had this thought earlier of getting this week's podcast out before the shutdown. I didn't quite make it. But I was close. So here ya go… 09:18:23
  • [Abulpost] Curmudgeon's Corner: Fingerprints of the Shutdown 09:18:34
  • Still several days earlier than I usually get it out. So there is that. Of course, I'm up @2:30 in the morning & need to be up around 5. :-( 09:21:41
  • Reading – Why a Populist Grand Strategy Might Be Unpopular (Daniel W. Drezner) 20:30:03
  • Reading – What Would Foreign Policy Look Like Under a Different Two-Party System? (Peter Feaver) 20:37:45
  • Reading – What Gravity Gets Right—and Wrong—About Space (Jeffrey Kluger) 20:44:03
  • Heh. Probably not. Long term (2025+) wild speculation, no conclusions. RT @natsecHeather: @abulsme cousin, do i have to read this? 20:48:32
  • .@natsecHeather Boils down to: If one or both parties go the way of the Whigs someday, it might affect foreign policy in unpredictable ways. in reply to natsecHeather 20:55:05
  • .@natsecHeather effect/affect. Bleh! Short night last night. Or autocorrect. Yeah! Let’s call it autocorrect. :-) in reply to natsecHeather 20:57:32

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