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Rob Nasby
Husband, father, programmer. Passionate supporter of reform to end the corrupting influence of money in politics, to return our republic to the people.
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Rob Nasby Dec 10
Replying to @avdi
Indeed. Productivity tips are hacks to try to corral that volatility. They can never be rules, because that volatility requires different techniques any given moment. And sometimes, you won’t have a tip that is applicable. And _that’s OK_.
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Rob Nasby Dec 7
Replying to @glompix @davidcrespo
If that’s the case, it’s part of a much larger issue with incarceration. When the system (and a disturbing portion of the citizenry) views prisoners as less than human, getting people who view some people as less than human is inevitable.
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Rob Nasby Dec 7
And apparently they’re right, in some situations...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dec 5
My family relied on food stamps (EBT) when my dad died at 48. I was a student. If this happened then, we might’ve just starved. Now, many people will. It’s shameful how the GOP works overtime to create freebies for the rich while dissolving lifelines of those who need it most.
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Rob Nasby Dec 7
Replying to @gtconway3d
He’s right, it IS the most partisan impeachment in history. It’s just not partisan in the direction he thinks...
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Robert Reich Dec 5
Things the GOP has money for: — $115M for Trump’s golf habit — $28B in farm bailouts — $1.9T in tax cuts for the wealthy & corporations Things the GOP can't seem to afford: — Keeping 700K needy families on food stamps — Relieving student debt — Providing health care for all
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Avdi Grimm Dec 4
I cried myself to sleep last night, and haven't gotten anything done today, and right now I'm reminding myself that I...
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Public Citizen Nov 29
. to military contractor exec: I could have covered the insulin costs of a community of 21,400 people for the cost of your price-gouging. I could have sent 21 kids to college. I could have sent 18 toddlers to free preschool for a year. Why should we give you another dime?
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Public Citizen Nov 10
American billionaires: 607 Americans in poverty: 38M CEO/worker pay ratio: 278:1 Wealth of 3 richest Americans: $345B Wealth of bottom 50%: $250B Top 1% wealth since 1989: +$21T Bottom 50% wealth since 1989: -$900B The billionaire class is crushing everything in its path.
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Public Citizen Oct 19
What corporations paid in federal income tax under in 2018: Amazon: $0 Chevron: $0 Delta: $0 Deere: $0 Eli Lilly: $0 GM: $0 Goodyear: $0 Halliburton: $0 IBM: $0 JetBlue: $0 Molson Coors: $0 Netflix: $0 RT if you paid at least 1 cent in federal income taxes last year.
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Public Citizen Oct 15
Amazon income: $11B Federal income taxes paid: $0 GM income: $4.3B Federal income taxes paid: $0 Molson Coors income: $1.3B Federal income taxes paid: $0 Netflix income: $856M Federal income taxes paid: $0 RT if you paid at least 1 cent in federal income taxes in 2018.
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Julia Carrie Wong Oct 11
Elizabeth Warren is now running FB ads with a false statement about Mark Zuckerberg and FB endorsing Trump for president, to draw attention to FB's controversial policy allowing politicians to make false statements in ads.
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Rob Nasby Oct 10
I think you need to listen to the rest of the clip...
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Public Citizen Oct 10
Drug overdose deaths: 1999: 17K 2000: 17K 2001: 19K 2002: 24K 2003: 26K 2004: 27K 2005: 30K 2006: 34K 2007: 36K 2008: 36K 2009: 37K 2010: 38K 2011: 41K 2012: 42K 2013: 44K 2014: 47K 2015: 52K 2016: 64K 2017: 70K PROSECUTE. OPIOID. EXECUTIVES.
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Bill Kristol Oct 8
Lindsey Graham: A president who doesn't comply with Congressional requests for information is subject to impeachment.
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Daniel Epstein Sep 27
"Evanston resident Neal Weingarden​ said he supports Epstein because . . . 'His ideals of a true & just legal system that works for the people hasn’t been ground out of him by the bureaucracy of the court & a quest to grow his personal savings account.'"
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Angry Staffer Sep 25
This is going to be a fun week
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Rob Nasby Sep 17
You’re despicable … I will be doing my shopping elsewhere.
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Justin Amash Sep 15
Under our Constitution, the power to commence war lies with Congress, not the president and certainly not Saudi Arabia. We don’t take orders from foreign powers.
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Rob Nasby Sep 12
Here's a great example of why we need universal healthcare... Virginia's state run hospital is destroying the lives of thousands of its citizens.
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