Twitter Favorites: June – November 2014

vox_ebooks

3 ways this election is climate.

BeardedGenius

There’s nothing like a freak and tragic accident to encourage people who don’t know what they’re talking about to suggest sweeping changes.

mattyglesias

Seasonally adjusted calorie consumption.

gpetriglieri

Most often, the Fear Of Missing Out just turns into the Shame Of Signing Up. And then into the Certainty of Having Lost Myself.

mikemakowsky

Anyone who thinks Amazon is a monopoly has never interacted with Amazon’s customer service and Comcast’s customer service.

ezraklein

During the recession, America’s poor gave more to charity. The rich gave less: http://bit.ly/1oOW3s9

IvanTheK

So far no comment from Yellen on the new IPO price range for Alibaba.

umairh

The mediocre do what they should. The excellent do what they can. But only the rebels do what they can’t.

pierrebri

“We refuse austerity” says #Valls. Those who believe him wish that he wouldn’t. Those who don’t, that he would.

ryanavent

Well, inflation’s low, hiring’s down, and geopolitical trouble lurks everywhere so I can totally understand why we’re talking rate hikes.

LenaKreutzmann

DieEhefrau von OlafScholz wird Ministerin.Ich wünsche ihr Glück und hoffentlich bald einen eigenen Vor-und Nachnamen. pic.twitter.com/G9fD823HA8

pourmecoffee

Bono, in the dark, drinking from a fifth of whiskey, watching a data visualization of people removing his album, face streaked with tears.

pdacosta

If Scotland secedes successfully, keep an eye on Texas.

went1955

It is time to reframe gender quotas as quotas for men — @RainbowMurrayhttp://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/hss/138097.html (↬ @ajboekestijn)

gpetriglieri

Woke up to read that Roger isn’t in the US Open final. Like one needed another reminder of middle age.

pourmecoffee

This Obama character has some kind of nerve acting like he was elected twice to be cautious about US military involvement in the Mideast.

DLin71

How I welcome freshmen at the beginning of a new school year pic.twitter.com

Trefor1

Amazon pays $970m for an online TV channel showing video games, soon after buying the Washington Post for $250m. This truly depresses me.

CardiffGarcia

“I’m sick of these ‘on the one hand, on the other hand’ economists. I just want simplistic analysis delivered with unjustifiable conviction”

alanbeattie

Janet Yellen gets standing ovation at Jackson Hole with unexpected Ice Bucket Challenge. Nominates Draghi, Carney. #notactuallytrue

johngapper

The Ice Bucket Challenge is a gamified form of celebrity humblebrag

awealthofcs

False narratives:

2008: There’s nothing the Fed can do to turn the market around

2014: The market is only higher b/c of the Fed

samsteinhp

sad + telling: Asked if Kerry was traveling to help broker a political truce, @PressSec had to ask what country the question was about

Marmel

You think people are pissed about a black Captain America & female Thor, wait until they realize Superman was an undocumented immigrant baby

StanCollymore

https://twitter.com/KICKTV/status/488418627482165249/photo/1

NeinQuarterly

Yes, friends, Germany has spies, too. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BsQxxzBIUAAzJ4I.jpg

CANADALEK

IS THERE A LONG GERMAN WORD FOR HOLDING BACK A BIT SO YOU DON’T EMBARRASS YOUR OPPONENT TOO MUCH? NO. NO THERE ISN’T.

gpetriglieri

The invisible hand is German.

umairh

Can someone tell France we can’t save them from the Germans this time? We can’t even save ourselves from our own Supreme Court.

Carrasquillo

Actual photo of Tim Howard. #USA https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BrfVfy5IMAAwDbE.png

PickardJE

EU votes for Juncker by 26:2. David Cameron has made the England football team look good by comparison.

Luis Suarez, Apple endorsement deal? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bq-uYojCMAEcoa6.jpg

Durf

Today’s evening Yomiuri headline: “Japan proves itself a soccer power to rival England, Spain”

.@luis16suarez https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bq6nlOaCMAAl-9P.jpg

AlbertoNardelli

717 days to #EURO2016

TheLadBible

Just girly things… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bq6kHOHIUAAVWNu.jpg

paddypower

Can Luis Suarez expect a ban? http://pdy.pr/00SzR9 #BrazilNuts https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bq6hYC7IUAEJfQU.png

Betfairpoker

England’s biggest mistake was letting other countries know about football.

spignal

America disappointed no goals yet.

TheStalwart

The Pope comes out against subtweeting. https://twitter.com/Pontifex/status/475940396271280128

faz_donalphonso

Ich finde es ja prima, wenn hayekistische Wirtschaftstotalitäre ihre grundrechtsfeindlichen Umtriebe offen darstellen.

mark_dow

No dude, That’s a German saver MT @JeffMacke: What will Amazon reveal on June 18th? http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/breakout/amazon-to-release–holy-grail–on-june-18th-134717916.html https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BpX16qyIcAAB2Ep.png

Birdyword

‘What is your message to German savers’ https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BpXnKriIIAAouhh.png

LorcanRK

Draghi giving out all the sweeties.

Suanzes

Draghi: “RATATATATATATATATATATATATATATATA”

alanbeattie

Richard Dawkins completes the transition from highly-respected biologist to random-opinion-generating machine. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10875912/Reading-fairy-stories-to-children-is-harmful-says-Richard-Dawkins.html

schieritz

die persoenlichen qualifikationen von @Juncker_JC spielen keine rolle, legitimation kommt aus dem verfahren. man kann auch deppen waehlen

TheEconomist

Anti-establishment parties control nearly one-third of the European parliament http://econ.st/1iyi37j https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BpCfNWoIcAAQagX.png

trevorbmbagency

UKIP are demanding “Equal air-time to Tories and Labour” during the General Election. I’m surprised they’re so willing to take such a cut.

okurkafasi

“Why George RR Martin couldn’t tweet? Because he killed all the 140 characters

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