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A Tweet Or Two

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Shonda Rhimes for the WIN. If you aren’t watching any of her shows, you don’t know GREAT TV and you’re missing out. Correct that, ASAP


102 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. 1 amk for obama
    October 20, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    FURST

  2. 14 jacquelineoboomer
    October 20, 2014 at 10:27 pm

    Truth. Please R/T this.

  3. 15 amk for obama
    October 20, 2014 at 10:29 pm

  4. October 20, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    This really sucks, btw …

    Had just posted at the bottom of the previous thread.

  5. October 20, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    Hey guys, here is the link to the BJ thread. I’ve been at it for an hour or so. Check it out and maybe your questions were answered. I hope so.

    Ebola, Labwork, Microbiology.
    http://www.balloon-juice.com/2014/10/20/ebola-labwork-and-microbiology/

    If not, here’s my “What You Need To Know About Ebola” factoid.

    Ok.

    What you need to know about Ebola.

    1)The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history. The outbreak is affecting multiple countries in West African. The first “travel-associated case of Ebola in US” was Mr Duncan which was confrimed by CDC. About 1/2 of the people who have gotten Ebola in this outbreak has died and although the risk of spreading it US is low, hospitals (let’s forget about Presby for a minute) along with the help of the CDC are taking precautions to make sure it doesn’t spread in the US.

    2)A person infected with Ebola can’t spread the disease until symptoms appear. Time from exposure to when signs and symptoms appear (incubation period) is 2 to 21 days, but on average, they occur between 8-10 days from exposure. Signs of Ebola: fever (+101.5F), Symptoms of Ebola: severe headaches, muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, or unexplained bleeding or bruising.

    3)Ebola is spread through direct contact (thorough broken skin or mucous membranes) with blood and body fluids (urine, feces, saliva, vomit, sweat and semen) of a person with Ebola. Also too, objects like needles, that have been contaminated with blood/body fluides of Ebola patiend can also spread the virus.

    EBOLA IS NOT SPREAD THROUGH AIR, WATER OR FOOD.

    4)If you someone or someway have to be in contct with a person who is suspected of having Ebola, protect yourself. There is no FDA-Approved vaccine available. Experimental vaccines and treatments are under development, but they have not yet been fully tested for safety and effectiveness. DO wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. DO NOT touch blood or bodily fluids of people who are sick. DO NOT handle items that may have come in contact with sick person’s blood or body fluids. DO NOT touch the body of a person who has died of Ebola.

    • October 20, 2014 at 10:37 pm

      Well done, lamh35.

      Fact is, if CNN etc. have done an enormous disservice instead of enabling experts to explain the facts, one of which is, SMART PUBLIC HEALTH actions to contain Ebola are actually simple to understand.

      • 19 desertflower
        October 20, 2014 at 10:49 pm

        Yes…Universal Precautions and some COMMON SENSE, which is in short supply! Going to link this piece again for those that missed out the first time around:) Good Read from Jim Wright, as always.

        http://www.stonekettle.com/2014/10/ebola-and-it-goes-like-this.html

        If it’s not one thing, it’s another.

        We Americans sure are a fearful people, aren’t we?

        We’re always terrified of something.

        If there’s one thing that epitomizes the American spirit, it’s fear.

        We’re always pissing our collective pants over something. We’re always terrified of one boogeyman or another. We live in a perpetual state of constant pants wetting, we Americans.

        We’re addicted to it. Fear. We just can’t get enough of being afraid.

        It’s the emotion that defines modern America, fear. Knee knocking, spine tingled, sphincter loosening, pants wetting fear.

        That’s us.

        When we don’t have something to be afraid of, we make something up.

  6. October 20, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Amazing people ….

  7. October 20, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Shorter PBO to Erdogan: Really would be a shame for something to happen to your nice shiny NATO membership…

  8. 27 amk for obama
    October 20, 2014 at 10:36 pm

    loved the I’m excited about being racist tweet.

  9. October 20, 2014 at 10:41 pm

    All right, folks, off to settle in with a nightcap and some teevee. See everyone on the flip.

  10. 34 arapaho415
    October 20, 2014 at 10:43 pm

    #StopTheGOP is trending in US on Twitter now:

  11. 36 desertflower
    October 20, 2014 at 10:44 pm

    Great Tweets, Nerdy:) As always, you are spot on! Shonda tweets,,,#butthurt

  12. 40 arapaho415
    October 20, 2014 at 10:44 pm

  13. 42 amk for obama
    October 20, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    I am off to celebrate son’s b’day.

    #lamentformywallet. (it rhymes, ok?)

  14. October 20, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    A bunch of AWESOME, thank you Nerdy!!!!

    • 46 Nerdy Wonka
      October 20, 2014 at 10:52 pm

      You’re welcome, Chips.

    • October 20, 2014 at 10:54 pm

      In_deed, Chips. NW never disappoints with her tweet roundups!!!

      • October 20, 2014 at 10:58 pm

        But, I repeat, she seriously disappoints with her taste in football, Bob, so way less than perfect 🙄

        • 49 Nerdy Wonka
          October 20, 2014 at 11:04 pm

          Oi! You watch your mouth. I have FANTASTIC taste in football. You have CRAPPY taste in football teams.

          Man United = Yuck.

          • October 20, 2014 at 11:07 pm

            See, after watching United earlier, I can’t even argue with that.

            I say again: me and football are done.

            Although, if United trash Chelsea on Sunday, the love affair will be rekindled.

            • 51 Nerdy Wonka
              October 20, 2014 at 11:09 pm

              You’d better gather the beer you’re going to be crying into because Chelsea will CRUSH Man United and it will be a glorious sight to behold. Your team is going down. MUAHAHAHAHA

              • October 20, 2014 at 11:13 pm

                No, no, I have a very strong feeling that my boys will send your bunch home with their tails lodged between their bum cheeks. At which point I will expect a hearty, warm, loving, respectful congratulations from you and LL.

    • 53 Nerdy Wonka
      October 20, 2014 at 10:54 pm

      Hey Chiparoo, are you still liking Yosemite because I think I’m about to make the jump.

      What do you think?

      • October 20, 2014 at 10:57 pm

        Helloooooooo Nerdy! Still haven’t got the chance to play around with it too much, so can’t rate the new features, but really really really love the new look, ie font, dock, etc. Have found it to be that little bit faster too, which is excellent, and nothing has blown up. 🙂 But, as I mentioned before, a couple of 3rd party apps are struggling so far, hoping they’ll catch up SOON!

        • 55 Nerdy Wonka
          October 20, 2014 at 11:07 pm

          Okie dokie. About to make the jump. If my computer explodes, I’m taking Danny from you. 🙂

          • 56 COS
            October 20, 2014 at 11:16 pm

            I just searched, how safe is it to install Yosemite before I read your posts. The article I found was from July of this year. Is the final version out now?

            • 57 Nerdy Wonka
              October 20, 2014 at 11:19 pm

              Yes, the final version is out and so far, Yosemite has been getting glowing reviews across the board.

              Chipsticks has transitioned and she likes it. Getting that thumbs up especially from Chips means Yosemite must be working out well.

              I’ve also been in contact with others who’ve updated and they love it also.

              Are you thinking of updating?

  15. October 20, 2014 at 10:50 pm

  16. October 20, 2014 at 10:54 pm

    I actually feel ill, just found this in my TL

    • 73 Nerdy Wonka
      October 20, 2014 at 10:56 pm

      He’s a misogynistic, psychopathic scumbag.

      • October 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm

        He truly is Nerdy, have him blocked everywhere, although he keeps creating new IDs to follow me on YouTube, so was spared any of his evil for the past few months until I saw this. This guy is actually dangerous.

        • 75 Nerdy Wonka
          October 20, 2014 at 11:12 pm

          It would be nice if the guys behind the scenes at Twitter would actually do their JOBS.

          They’re always late in removing threatening jerks who harass and abuse women online.

          Many complaints have been lodged against that scumbag. Twitter needs to step up and remove the account.

          • October 20, 2014 at 11:17 pm

            It’s incredible how this kind of abuse is let go by Twitter. I read ABL’s tweets and posts about this recently, she has an astonishingly repulsive stalker, but they do nothing, psychotic men stalking and harassing and threatening women on Twitter is, apparently, freedom of speech. Until the day they find a body, at which point they will act. It’s fucking outrageous.

            • 77 Nerdy Wonka
              October 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm

              It’s insane. Someone on my timeline had an incredibly abusive stalker and then the stalker showed up at the person’s house and the person had to call the cops. That’s when Twitter finally stepped in and took some action.

              It’s disturbing that they wait so long to get rid of unsavory and dangerous characters.

          • October 20, 2014 at 11:19 pm

    • 80 desertflower
      October 20, 2014 at 11:02 pm

      I don’t get it. It says, “For a Special Aunt” was that supposed to be bad?

  17. October 20, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    Udall was asked today what three books are your favorite?
    He named one then stuttered and said you can cut this Tape I will think of it later.
    Unbelivable!😳

  18. October 20, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    Did anyone watch Lawrence O’Donnell’s Rewrite of the New York Times so call big scoop of what happen inside Darren Wilson’s police car? I think it is clear to say the NYT doesn’t deserve any respect, it has sunk to a low level. But O’Donnell’s rewrite was worth watching. If anyone can post it please do so.

  19. 86 Dudette
    October 20, 2014 at 11:07 pm

  20. 87 amk for obama
    October 20, 2014 at 11:12 pm

    juuuust great. daughter unit just called me to say that she is bringing home a stray puppy that got hit by a car / truck and was lying on the roadside with rubberneckers doing nothing.

    sigh… off to find a vet within the hour.

    frigging bleeding hearts.

  21. 94 desertflower
    October 20, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    Time for me to crawl into bed and call it a day…Brother Where Art Thou is on…so that always grabs my attention for awhile… Night all.

  22. 96 Dudette
    October 20, 2014 at 11:24 pm

    Well Ohio, I think you know what must be done. Put this mofo in the unemployment line.

  23. 97 jacquelineoboomer
    October 20, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    Texans, surprise the country! Love this.

  24. 98 Dudette
    October 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm

    I got all excited about a 24-hr gym that’s soon to open near me. Bubble just got crushed when I confirmed that evening it’s in a shopping strip next door to a freaking indoor gun range. They literally share a wall. *#%^$&… Arrgh! 😡

    • 99 Nerdy Wonka
      October 20, 2014 at 11:43 pm

      1. Oh really, NRA? Guns are “just bits of plastic and metal.” Tell that to the parents and family members of those innocent Sandy Hook students and teachers. Tell that to the family of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, and Michael Brown. Tell that to the thousands whose lives have been snuffed out at the hands of “bits of plastic and metal.” What utter nonsense.

      2. Sucks that the gym is next to a gun range. Hopefully, another alternative opens up for your convenience and safety. I avoid gun ranges, gun shows, etc. Someone gets agitated and “accidents” happen. Or some inexperienced person messes up and another tragedy occurs.

  25. 100 Dudette
    October 20, 2014 at 11:41 pm

  26. October 20, 2014 at 11:48 pm


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