There was a brief period twenty-plus years ago when graphing calculators made some pedagogical sense, but that period is long over.
I used this calculator in high school in the mid-1990s and recently bought a nearly identical one, for a nearly identical price, for my son. It's absurd. https://t.co/WuyGoRlPgv
— Peter A. Shulman 📚 (@pashulman) November 25, 2019
Talking Points Memo has become, unsurprisingly, my go-to site for impeachment analysis.
Adam Schiff Seems to Agree https://t.co/gNcQOFGVsP
— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) November 24, 2019
The relationship between Trump and the GOP is another thread we'll be returning to.
Rick Perry 2015: “Let no one be mistaken - Donald Trump's candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised and discarded.”
Rick Perry now: https://t.co/Q0dtbfUNzk
— Adam Rubenstein (@RubensteinAdam) November 25, 2019
All the GOP Senators are on board with the "Ukraine did it" Trump/Putin/GRU conspiracy theory. https://t.co/y6FXYX6Sdc
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) November 24, 2019
The punchlines just write themselves.
Elon Musk has said he intends to send colonists to Mars within the next five to ten years. https://t.co/WGJSo7Oiy1
— Osita Nwanevu (@OsitaNwanevu) November 22, 2019
And to close.
‘Civilization advances by extending number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them. Operations of thought are like cavalry charges – strictly limited in number, they require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.’
A.N. Whitehead pic.twitter.com/TZ6D1HDq4s
— Adam Tooze (@adam_tooze) November 24, 2019