wesinjapan (@wesinjapan )

wesinjapan

Bio Disaster Socialist (災害社会主義者)
JSPS Fellow @ Ritsumeikan
Optimism of the will, Pessimism of the Intellect.
Atticus Shrugged: @ShruggedAtticus

Location kyoto/new orleans
Tweets 146,9K
Followers 3,8K
Following 4,2K
Account created 16-01-2010 12:35:45
ID 105466806

Twitter Web App : Allowing White House staff to violate the Hatch Act without consequence erodes the integrity of our electoral process. It must not be allowed to continue. Congress must act. citizensforethics.org/congress-must-…

Twitter Web App : It's amazing how far you can make it in conservative media while knowing absolutely nothing. twitter.com/JeremyKonyndyk…

Android : The slaveowners' reaction to the French Revolution: "t induced a kind of terror when we saw that the Declaration of Rights posed absolute equality and the identity of liberty and rights for all individuals as the basis for the Constitution." Happy Bastille Day.

Android : “Foreign nationals actively and positively contribute to Japan’s economy and society and do not pose any greater risk than Japanese citizens re-entering Japan."

japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/07/1…

Android : She tried to get me canceled and deplatformed for my political views one year ago, please kick that strawman back out of the chateaux. twitter.com/thomaschattwil…

Android : There are some major problems developing with the USPS right now. It's overwhelmed and being directed to abandon and not process items to be more efficient. We're having dozens of shipments returned without even a postmark.

Android : "This is by no means a problem confined to Okinawa. Local government officials in towns and cities in other prefectures that host U.S. military bases share similar concerns [about the spread of COVID-19 and inadequate communication from the US]."
asahi.com/sp/ajw/article…

Android : Paris is celebrating Bastille Day by protesting their government and forcing outnumbered police to retreat.

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Android : I can't think of anything more insulting to call somebody who does work in public than a Thought Leader. Anybody ever calls me that, they'd better be ready to catch hands

Twitter Web App : Nearly 19,000 people in Jefferson Parish have lost power. A heat advisory just started for the area ahead of temperatures that could feel like 108 degrees to 112 degrees.

Here's the outage map and estimated restoration times:
nola.com/news/article_7…

Twitter Web App : To cut costs, many hopsitals are not paying summer bonuses this year, and the union says hundreds of nurses now want to quit. Last year's bonus at at Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital averaged 550,000 yen per nurse, so it's a big hit. www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ne…

Twitter Web App : Re the COVID-19 cluster at U.S. MCAS in Yamaguchi prefecture. An American couple in their 40s and their daughter took a commercial flight from Haneda to Yamaguchi on Sunday without waiting for their PCR test results. They were positive. 1/2

www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/2020…

Twitter Web App : I'm a zoologist. I know this behavior looks cute, but bears only train like this when their sensei has been slain by a rival dojo twitter.com/KevinRBrackett…