May 21st. Apocalypse now. The rapture has come and gone. At least that’s the story as told by the latest Christian end-times believers who think that the world is coming to an end—oh, a few days ago. People quit jobs, spent their savings, said goodbye to friends and family—all with the firm belief that last exit to heaven was actually here. One couple in Florida spent their life savings, because why would they need it after May 21st? Yes, it’s crazy. Yes, it’s sad. Yes, this seems to happen about once every five years. Yes, it’s hard to believe in a modern age that this kind of thinking can still flourish to such a degree.
Great to see the Lincoln Memorial looking so majestic...only time I’ve been there I completely broke down. Truly a holy place.
Amen...and she was great!
This is why I still love Twitter.
Moved away from the Bay partially to get away from social costs of the anti-housing coalition...but this thread is quite the reminder.
It's cool to see the supposedly progressive supervisor, @DeanPreston, write a 1700 word screed for why it's Good Actually to protect wealthy parts of the city from the inconvenience of public housing and a public hospital.
Let's give it a read:
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Thank you @_Jimena_Canales for a great conversation!
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