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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Full Circle

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Jon talk about:

  • Escaped Child / Free Range Kids
  • Eric Cantor / Republicans
  • Apple Stuff

Recorded on 12 Jun 2014

Length this week – 1:25:20

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@abulsme tweets from 2014-06-12 (UTC)

  • Alex just went for a walk without us. After 15 scary minutes I found him gathering leaves along one of our normal walking routes. Argh! 01:49:58
  • Reading – Sunni Fighters Gain as They Battle 2 Governments, and Other Rebels (Thanassis Cambanis) http://t.co/ZqaOV2XunD 05:18:30
  • [Abulpost] Congressional Velocity (June 2014 Update) http://t.co/EGWzDyxf4D 06:21:13
  • Reading – Chip-makers are betting that Moore’s Law won’t matter in the internet of things (@lmirani) http://t.co/5PzDsDXggJ 13:46:46
  • Reading – Cantor’s Fall (Kondik/Skelley) http://t.co/jgzuAMesop 14:15:16
  • RT @DouthatNYT: So, the Biden plan on Iraq after all? 14:18:51
  • RT @WesleyLowery: It's official: Hensarling is out — setting up McCarthy/Sessions showdown to replace Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader 14:22:01
  • RT @costareports: On background just now from a McCarthy whip: he has the votes, it's done 14:22:49
  • There he goes…. Always liked GHWB. RT @FoxNews: .@GeorgeHWBush marks 90th birthday with parachute jump http://t.co/2UNLKyvDLo 15:14:15
  • Poll Added: Quinnipiac in PA from 2014-05-29 to 2014-06-02 – Clinton 50% to Ryan 38% http://t.co/W6uWyEFzMU 19:11:45
  • Grrr. Another stray new poll tweet. Did more tweaking, but I’m not convinced I have it. Last tweak was kinda grasping. We shall see. 22:36:07
  • I’m home early because I’m going back to work later for an 11 PM video conference with Europe. So… actual new polls coming. :-) 22:49:41
  • Grreat… this time with a real poll, no tweet and didn’t update graphs. Lovely. Made a new bug. 22:55:32
  • Poll Added: PPP in FL from 2014-06-06 to 2014-06-09 – Clinton 46% to Bush 45% http://t.co/WysECL22Xb 23:04:18
  • Clinton vs Bush state category change: FL has moved from Strong Clinton to Weak Clinton http://t.co/WysECL22Xb 23:04:23
  • OK, removed my last “reaching” tweak and it tweeted and updated. Of course, that means the multi-tweet problem is still going to be there. 23:09:02
  • Added back in a modification of the fix I don’t think will really make a difference, but which now doesn’t break it. Onward! 23:12:49
  • Poll Added: PPP in FL from 2014-06-06 to 2014-06-09 – Clinton 46% to Christie 38% http://t.co/KSgt2Di2Lr 23:15:20
  • Clinton vs Christie state category change: FL has moved from Strong Christie to Strong Clinton http://t.co/KSgt2Di2Lr 23:15:48
  • Uh. No. Sigh. RT @abulsme: Clinton vs Christie state category change: FL has moved from Strong Christie to Strong Clinton 23:16:45
  • OK, tried something else. We’ll see. 23:31:48
  • Bush best case vs Clinton has changed: Clinton 326 to Bush 212 -> Clinton 297 to Bush 241 http://t.co/Bm4WMBWRVI 23:33:23
  • Welp, that last change made it once again not tweet the new poll, or update the graphs. Bleh. 23:35:58
  • Oh, duh. Stupid mistake. Here comes I hope. 23:37:33
  • Poll Added: PPP in FL from 2014-06-06 to 2014-06-09 – Clinton 50% to Cruz 39% http://t.co/BozJnrAJHI 23:37:38
  • Poll Added: PPP in FL from 2014-06-06 to 2014-06-09 – Clinton 48% to Huckabee 41% http://t.co/TmCdkfsD0l 23:44:46
  • Poll Added: PPP in FL from 2014-06-06 to 2014-06-09 – Clinton 48% to Paul 42% http://t.co/VQGTf6yIgO 23:47:20
  • Poll Added: PPP in FL from 2014-06-06 to 2014-06-09 – Clinton 48% to Rubio 44% http://t.co/yKjd8TRSjG 23:50:22
  • Poll Added: SurveyUSA in FL from 2014-06-05 to 2014-06-10 – Clinton 47% to Bush 41% http://t.co/otyDW6dKMl 23:56:41
  • Poll Added: SurveyUSA in FL from 2014-06-05 to 2014-06-10 – Biden 38% to Bush 47% http://t.co/KAYmQRgXFR 23:59:47