Jon Spaihts (@jonspaihts )

Jon Spaihts

Bio Screenwriter (Dune, Passengers, Doctor Strange, Prometheus). Photographer. Novelist in waiting.
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Twitter Web App : When one group fights for power at all costs vs a group fighting for the rule of law, the second group had damned well better mobilize while it still can, because it only gets harder. Trust me on this one.

Twitter Web App : You can’t start saying McConnell should follow his rule. You have to say what you’ll do when he doesn’t. That’s all that matters. If Dems win the White House and the senate they can undo the effect of the corrupt scotus seats. That’s all that matters. But you have to say it now.

Twitter Web App : Powerful message from Tyler Childers.

Tyler is a 29-year old singer and songwriter from Paintsville, Kentucky.

He’s a big damn deal in this state.

Please take 2-minutes. I’ve never been a bigger fan. Courage.🌎🇺🇸

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Twitter Web App : For Chris Wray to do this now, as a Trump appointee, at this moment in time means that what the Russians are doing is very, very bad. He’s willing to lose his job over it (which he will if Trump gets re-elected). We should all take heed of his warning.…

Twitter Web App : The USPS had a plan to send 5 reusable facemarks to every household in early April. Even had a press release ready.

The White House blocked the plan.

“There was concern...that households receiving masks might create concern or panic.…

Twitter Web App : For Foreign Policy, I wrote about the fallacy of public panic in disasters, and why elites keep using it as an excuse even though it isn't true.…

Twitter Web App : Barr is an immensely dangerous man to the project of democracy, and the ideal of a nation of laws.…

Twitter Web App : Every one of these settlements should be pulled from the police budget or pension funds. Defunding libraries and social services to pay for police abuse in no way disincentivizes bad behavior.

A. Fine. Is. A. Price. And it's a very easy price when you're not the one paying it.…

Twitter Web App : If we lose the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, life as we know it will change, permanently.

We are in a climate emergency.

Twitter Web App : "I know that I have blood on my hands by now."…

Twitter Web App : Maybe, and I'm just thinking out loud here, the President shouldn't go on TV and give his blessing to street executions by the police.…

Twitter Web App : “Anything to declare?”


“Alright, alright move it along sir.”…

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Look at the shape of these curves.

New York and Madrid had similar epidemics until they spectacularly diverged.

In March, both cities were caught by surprise and shut down because of #COVID19.

In September, the situation is under control in NY and alarming in Madrid.


Twitter Web App : "I suffer from Cassandra syndrome... Every year I warn people: Disaster’s coming. We got to change. And no one listens. And then it happens.”