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For our #WednesdayWisdom let's look back at a landmark #RPG that let you jump from star to star across the Imperium, trading and battling with various sophonts along the way.

It's a game of the far future that's lasted over 40 years: Traveller!
Traveller is a #ScienceFiction fiction role-playing game, first published in 1977 by Game Designers' Workshop. Launched a year before TSRs rival Gamma World it's probably* the superior SF RPG - its certainly stood the test of time.

(*Don't @ me!)
Traveller features various descendants of humanity with different skills and abilities. Your ship can jump faster than light to reach other planets but you can't communicate FTL, so you have to deal with whatever world you jump to before moving somewhere else.
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Missed me live on @FFRF's Ask an Atheist program with Elizabeth Cavell and @AndrewLSeidel this morning? Not to worry--the episode is already up on @YouTube!

I give shout-outs to @brchastain and @laureneoneal on the show.

#WednesdayWisdom #EmptyThePews
@FFRF @AndrewLSeidel @YouTube @brchastain @laureneoneal We discuss my background, #exvangelical community building, and the reasons it's important to push back against the Christianization of our public sphere, as laid out in my recent @Playboy article "The Gospel According to Mike Pence":…

@FFRF @AndrewLSeidel @YouTube @brchastain @laureneoneal @Playboy We also talk about the anthology @laureneoneal and I co-edited that's coming out December 1, Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church, and the value a project like this has in our current moment. You can pre-order the book here:…

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ICYMI: Hamza bin Laden, Son of Qaeda Founder, Osama bin Laden was killed in a strike 'sometime in the 1st 2 yrs of the Trump admin' after leveling a series of threats at the US Details are scarce at this time. #WednesdayWisdom…
2-"Details of the strike that killed him were scarce, including when and where. The United States government played a role in the operation, but it was not clear how, according to the officials, who discussed his death on the condition of anonymity because it involved
3-"sensitive operations and intelligence gathering. Mr. bin Laden was killed sometime during the first two years of the Trump administration, officials said. He was killed before the State Department announced a $1 million reward for information about his whereabouts in February,
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New piece out late today in the Miami Herald about the status of the Jeffrey Epstein case, and his alleged suicide attempt. #WednesdayWisdom…
2-This is REALLY interesting: "Epstein’s defense team is also bracing for the release of some 2,000 pages of court documents in a 2017 civil case involving Epstein’s alleged madam, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell."
3-"A federal appeals court has ruled that the previously sealed documents, said to contain more evidence of Epstein’s sex trafficking, must be made public and they could be released at any time." Likely to tell us a LOT, & prob why she's disappeared!
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#QAlert 7/31/19 this will be my THREAD for all #QPosts for Wednesday July 31, 2019. Secret texts cast light on UK's early role in Trump-Russia inquiry and more!

Let’s Gooooo!

@POTUS #QAnon #QArmy #WWG1WGA #PainComing
#QAlert 7/31/19 Q3565
See Guardian article.
How do you get ahead of a story?
@POTUS #QAnon #QArmy #WWG1WGA #PainComing
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Brains Behind AOC #JusticeDemocrats #YoungTurks
Saikat Chakrabarti & Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks
AOC entered a casting call being held by the Justice Democrats #actress
Chilling-Subhas Chandra Bose #Nazi👇

@POTUS @GenFlynn #QAnon #WWG1WGA #SundayMorning
@POTUS @GenFlynn Who are the #JusticeDemocrats? #Socialism
Justice Democrats is a political action committee founded on 1/23/2017, by Kyle Kulinski of Secular Talk, Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks
The group seeks to steer the Democratic Party in the strongly socialists direction
@POTUS @GenFlynn 👀Ocasio-Cortez Chief Of Staff And Comms Director Abruptly Quit
Saikat Chakrabarti founded a PAC called Brand New Congress in 2016, and another in 2017 called #JusticeDemocrats #TheYoungTurks…
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It's BREAKING that the Articles of Impeachment that Al Green (D-TX) introduced on the House floor after the Condemnation vote last night, will be voted on TODAY. #WednesdayWisdom
2-The House will have 3 options:
1-Move to table (toss it)
2-Send it to the Judiciary Comm to have them look into it
3-Begin the impeachment inquiry on the House floor.
Remember that Pelosi has the final say.. and it's only one step in a long process. #WednesdayWisdom
3-Based upon a statement just made by Hakeem Jeffries who is in Pelosi's inner circle, Dems may choose to take the middle road, vote send this to Judiciary & NOT table these Articles of Impeachment. That's good news.. gonna be an interesting day! #WednesdayWisdom
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Kremlin media outlets Sputnik and RT recently got de-invited to the International Conference on Media Freedom and some folks ain't happy. #WednesdayWisdom

cc: @ZellaQuixote
We downloaded tweets from the last 10 days containing "media", "freedom", and "RT" or "Sputnik" and filtered out a couple of early false positives. 9.4% of tweets are automated (average for most datasets of this sort is roughly 3%).
The first on-topic tweet about RT/Sputnik being barred from the conference came from @BotsPutin, which probably isn't a bot although many of the other early accounts to tweet about the subject are in fact automated (mostly newsbots linking custom collections of news sites.)
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📢#RETWEET To breakthrough CENSORSHIP📢

"Lions don’t lose sleep over the opinions of sheep."

By the End of this Thread You will Choose to Be a Lion or a Sheep.
Click Reply below & share which do you choose to Be.

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1) The life of a Sheep is easier than the life of a Lion. Sheep are given food & water freely by their shepherd, & are protected from predators by shelters they did not build. They fatten themselves on the shepherd’s food, thriving into a multitude that outnumbers the lions.
2) These comforts bind sheep into slavery. Sheep are bred to be Weaker of Mind & Body, to require shepherd’s protection so greatly that they can be free of physical chains but never stray. Theirs is a lifetime of servitude, one that is comfortable but ends at the shepherd’s whim
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@ricardorossello Systemic corruption unearthed in Puerto Rico politics! Who would’ve guessed?! Remember the aftermath of Hurricane Maria? “The U.S. government hurricane response was widely criticized as inadequate.”WednesdayWisdom
Puerto Rico got mad when Trump didn’t “immediately waive the Jones Act, which prevented the commonwealth from receiving any aid and supplies from non-U.S.-flagged vessels from U.S. ports.”
The Jones Act restricts shipments between U.S. ports to American-run vessels & strengthens the economy. It’s also a matter of national security that keeps shipping, and shipbuilding safely in US control withint our national borders. Guess who wanted abolish the Jones Act?
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A good friend watched my video with @Michael_LeeChin and reached out this morning for some advice based on a simple question that many have:

“I have realized that the older I get.... The fear aspect gets louder in my head.....what do u do to quiet the inner noise?”
I will share my answers that I have to my friend since they are universal and not personally identifying
1. I literally focus on the regrets that I’m going to have if I DON’T pursue something while ensuring that it’s in my framework.

Create a framework for decision-making and use it.
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College students will soon move into their dorms or apartments to get ready for fall semester.

There are many challenges to independent living & teens w #asthma #foodallergy or other allergic conditions have to incorporate self management as well. Thread ⬇️ #WednesdayWisdom
A few things adolescents w #asthma #foodallergy need to learn how to manage:
- Communication
- Access to meds at all times
- Prescription refills
- Doctor appointments
- Environmental assessment/avoidance
- Recognition of symptoms
- Treatment if symptoms occur
- Risky situations
Adolescents living independently who have #asthma #foodallergy also must balance:
- Class/work schedules
- Sleep
- Exercise
- Diet
- Social interactions
- Normal expected risk taking behaviors (college = ⬆️ opportunities for sex, alcohol, and drugs)
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😇New Q 7/8/2019 The Storm Has Arrived☂️
When BLACKMAIL no longer holds due to LOSS OF SENIOR LEVEL KEY GOV POSITIONS AND 11th HOUR TESTIMONY…………those previously protected become prey
@POTUS @GenFlynn #QAnon #WWG1WGA Barr #TheGreatAwakening
What happens when those who held positions of POWER (& INFLUENCE) no longer pull the strings?
What happens when 'BLACKMAIL' no longer works?
Do you become a LIABILITY?
(H)> C, D, I
#EpsteinArrest brings them all down
@POTUS @GenFlynn #QAnon #WWG1WGA Barr #TheGreatAwakening
Just because the 'public' isn't aware of something does not mean 'nothing' is happening
MUELLER hearing a tactic meant to delay (H) report?
(H) report release necessary prior to [C]omey release?
(H) + [C] = D
H= IG Horowitz Report
#QAnon #WWG1WGA Barr
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Yesterday, Wilbur Ross himself announced that the Trump admin are dropping the effort to have the Citizenship Q added to the 2020 Census.
Today, Trump called it fake news.
I have reporting that it went to the printer without the question on it late yesterday. #WednesdayWisdom
3-Here's the caveat, kids.. NO ONE should fill out that Census online!
"While there’s a remote possibility that the citizenship question might resurface in a digital 2020 questionnaire later on, it is generally understood that the paper and digital forms must be the same."
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There is some truly spectacular irony in Trump delivering his "Salute To America" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the 4th of July.That's where the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington was held & where MLK gave his "I have a dream" speech. Trump has NO place there!
2-For those who, like Trump, lack a sense of the history of the March on Washington in '63, read below. Donald Trump clearly shows us with this spectacle he's created for tomorrow that he has NO sense of history. Let alone this:
3-And ICYMI, Trump has diverted $2.5 million dollars from the National Parks Service budget to pay for his self-aggrandizing hijack of our 4th of July celebration. What's it gonna take, America? #BoycottTrump4thOfJuly…
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ICYMI: Yesterday, House Ways & Means filed a lawsuit against Treasury re obtaining Trump's tax returns, asking the courts to uphold Chairman Neal's subpoena's for docs & Mnuchin's testimony. #WednesdayWisdom…
2-"This is the first time House Democrats have gone to court themselves to obtain such records after repeatedly requesting the IRS to release the returns directly.
3-"Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected Neal’s request in May, saying that it lacked a legitimate legislative purpose. Neal then moved forward with subpoenas to Treasury and the IRS for the returns, which Mnuchin also refused to comply with."
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Sanders has dropped in the polls yet this is SOP for both him & Biden, bc it's early & their #s have been based upon name recognition. Now that the game's begun it'll be @ fitness, performance & true voter interest. He won't drop-out-yet. #WednesdayWisdom…
2-"The Sanders campaign says those counting him out are once again underestimating a candidate who surprised the political world three years ago and remains a a small-dollar fundraising juggernaut with an enthusiastic core of supporters.
3-"But Sanders’s rivals are stepping up to challenge him, including Warren, who is trying to overtake him as the party’s progressive standard bearer.
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MAJOR "TDS" Attacks Will Only Intestify. . Remember we are Winning.
Clowns of DC showing who they really are.
#KellyanneConway has not violated #HatchAct instead the #Democrats are violating her #FirstAmendment rights!!
One sided Party D's can break laws.
While R's follow the LAWS.
Here you are witnessing the Systemic Destruction of the D Party
#LeftWing vs #RightWing
#KellyanneConway #KellyRocks
@Jim_Jordan @realDonaldTrump @madmandave1011
One sided D Party. They can break the LAWS
Systematic Destruction of 116th Congress
Those Who Scream the Loudest
#DemocratsHateAmerica #DemocraticSocialism #DemocratsAreDestroyingAmerica
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With Jerry Falwell Jr. trending for the insult he slung at Russell Moore, note that Moore represents the "nice" version of the same ideology. Falwell says the quiet parts out loud. There's no such thing as kinder, gentler culture wars.…

I believe that Moor is sincerely trying to be "not racist." But he is not anti-racist in any robust way, and can't be if he wants to remain in a powerful position in the Southern Baptist Convention. His apology for suggesting that voting Trump was a sin was the move of a coward.
He made that move to save his job. Meanwhile, Moore supports "biblical patriarchy" and is as anti-LGBTQ as they come. He's better than Falwell, undoubtedly, but he's not on the right side of history. Effectively he enables the evangelicals (most of them) who are worse than him.
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Describe programming in only six words.

We’ll RT all the best ones.


Turning ideas and caffeine into code.

#ProgrammingIn6Words #wednesdaywisdom
We asked some researchers around the lab and here's what they said:
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This is reporting that members of the GOP considered subpoenaing Mueller themselves in order to place Dem leadership off guard. It shouldn't be lost on us that the GOP legislators are a BIG part of the obstruction problem. #WednesdayWisdom…
2-"..a subpoena resolution from a Republican several weeks ago would have undoubtedly caught Judiciary Democrats off-guard, putting them in a tight spot where they would be on record either for or against subpoenaing Mueller, a move Democrats at the time had yet to make amid some
3-"divisions. But the GOP sources say McCarthy worried such a move would backfire. “I think McCarthy thought it was the wrong move and would play against the effort at large,”
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1-Last night, Chairmen Nadler & Schiff announced that Mueller will testify publicly before both committees on 7/17, & in closed door session w Intel afterward. I am skeptical. While it'll be great for America to hear Mueller discuss his findings, Trump is going to try to stop it-
2-at least with his claims of Immunity & EP as with McGahn & Hicks-re the contents of the report being what Trump didn't want THEM to talk @. And if he can't, Mueller may not be forthcoming. It's disappointing that Mueller had to be subpoenaed in the 1st place.
3-Time will tell how, & perhaps even if, this will happen. Here's the joint committee statement on the upcoming Mueller testimony. #WednesdayWisdom…
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Is Billionaire Google founder Sergey Brin a Russian Spy?🕵️‍♂️
Q Asks who is #Google's Founder?
Sergey Brin-GOOG [Founder][BORN IN MOSCOW]
Track the 'FAMILY'
Think KGB
Russian Spies infiltrated the US
@POTUS @GenFlynn #QAnon #WWG1GWA
GOOGLE'S Founder Sergey Brin's post election meltdown could come back to haunt #Google
Comparing @POTUS supporters to fascists/extremists
Google controls 91% of all search & they get to decide what everyone sees #antitrust…
@GenFlynn #QAnon #BourdainDay
👉Eric Schmidt former CEO #Google acted as Obama's chief corporate ally
👉He received access to top policymakers
👉Hundreds of meetings at Obama WH
👉Election Night 2012, Schmidt was in Obama’s campaign headquarters
👇… @POTUS @GenFlynn #QAnon #WWG1WGA
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