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Rob Ruminski @ruminski Melbourne, Australia

Politics. Music. Moving pictures. Beer. Food. Baseball. Assorted detritus. Opinions belong to whoever poured my drink. RTs mean we're going steady.

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Joined Twitter 2/15/09

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Kelby Tomlinson would like to celebrate the win, but he has to get up early for his shift at the artisanal donut shop.Heartbreaker of a 9th inning there.@ruminski Of course we give back three of the runs straight away :(((
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiOf course I'm watching this game with Giants fans. :-/Some kid on the train just called me "sir". Welp, guess I've had a pretty good life.
thank fuck the bad & awful ideas of this government aren't matched with even the tiniest hint of competence, or we'd be in even more trouble
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiBrilliant heads-up play from both. feel intensely judged when I get emails from Menulog at 5:30 on a Friday.Friday. @ Carwyn Cellars, in a nutshell
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiBreaking: government refuses to confirm reports Melbourne will be towed back to Indonesia, “We don’t comment on operational matters.”
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiChannel Seven news update just described this atrocious border force thing as a "mob shutting down a crackdown on visa cheats". Good grief.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminskiping @ElenaJeffreys Shorten, handed a free kick directly in front of goal, fails to make contact with the ball.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiCan I suggest a new theme song for you, @AusBorderForce? backstory to #BorderForce powers to search & question? Powers granted in 2003 during a push against migrant #sexworkers.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiBorder Force people are in the little box. Said they'll leave when it is safe to do so.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiOfficial statement released back at #borderforce base. #operationfortitude
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiAir Bud: Golden Receiver. #NationalDogDay
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiLook up "weak as piss" in a dictionary and this is what you find:
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiGood work, Twitter. Good work, protestors. Good work, Melbourne. (n); courage in the face of pain or adversity they just ran away from a press conference
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiMy TL right now: Press conference on Press conference delayed but on Press conference yes but need a spot Press conference yeah nah.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiDo not talk about your immigration status with ANYONE except your lawyer.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiAre @billshortenmp and @DanielAndrewsMP waiting for a focus group before condemning this Border Force clustertruck? Show some leadership!
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiVic police, on the launch of Border Force in Melbourne.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminskithe one saving grace of this border force / anti-daesh idiocy is they seem to have hired complete morons to do their comms
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiMelbourne from now on.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiLike Pavlov's dog, but with urine.I wonder if Bill Shorten literally pisses his pants every time the government comes out with something relating to nat'l/border "security".@dontcallmekatie This explains it: why #OperationFortitude is so focused on Melbourne's public transport system? Does the Vic govt. approve?
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiA paramilitary force under the purview of Peter Dutton, a man who looks like he locks his keys in the boot of his car at least once a week
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiParsing through this, Vic. police will do the "random" stopping and refer them to Border Force for the visa check.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiHaranguing the international students that pour hundreds of millions into the economy is definitely a sound economic plan.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiBorder Force, Vic Pol etc are doing a media conference at the Flinders St Station steps at 2pm today. ANYONE who can, please go and protest.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiThis account will be used to keep an eye on BorderForce patrols in Melbourne this weekend. Please follow if you want to help.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiWaits for the ALP to respond... waits... waits... checks notes... waits...
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiAn international student friend says she's going to carry around her visa this weekend, I said she didn't need to, she's scared not to.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiPerhaps foreigners in Melbourne could just wear stars on their shirts so Border Force can identify them...
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@mattbrick1 Ha! Yes, perfect.Please remember that twitter is a terrible barometer & this border force thing will be wildly popular with the people that decide elections.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@jrhennessy @dannolan We were just talking about this in the office.i don't know what's scary about a secretive militia demanding proof of citizenship with no warrant - ohh, everything.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiBORDER FORCE: Excuse me sir-- ME: Fuckin goddamn charity muggers get fucked m8 BORDER FORCE: ...In Vic, Police can demand name and address if the following apply. NO requirement to carry ID. #OperationFortitude
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@KateLJordan'Are you now or have you ever been intending to bid on a residential auction in contravention of FIRB rules relating to ownership'
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiI want to walk around the city all weekend and speak loudly in my American accent to see if Border Force bales up a white dude.@dannolan @dobes My visa isn't even stamped in my passport anymore. It's completely electronic.Border Force randomly patrolling the city checking people's papers. What the actual fuck is happening to this country?Hey, Black Flag's Dez Cadena has the cancer. He helped make your crappy adolescence better. Let's help him.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski petition to make the ibis Australia’s national bird.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiWe need to talk about masculinity
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the archive of crawdaddy founder paul williams is looking for a home/library.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@lebeljones I'll pay that.Thank you, graffiti. @ Royston Hotel I can't imagine you dumpster diving.Oh, that's a slam dunk. Wow.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiI'm late to the party on this. Wow.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@triscdouglas Fuck. He actually said it.In other news.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiI wrote a piece for the Guardian about Reform and how soviet the language and practices are. Read it you muppets!
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@AleWyf You should talk to them about setting up a webcam.Actually, maybe the drinking is also a superpower.My superpower is being clever and pithy in client work even when I'm in a horrible fucking mood. It's also why I drink heavily."Now that you've uploaded your resume, please input your entire work history"
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@ragibson @mattbrick1!)-45
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski#THATSAWINNER!
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiMeanwhile, in the backchannel...
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski"Burning Man became a festival that rich libertarians love because it never had a radical critique at its core." this real??! (source: Strange on so many levels.
Retweeted by Rob Ruminski@We_Love_Aural Nugent?No seriously, police get permission to arm drones with Tasers in North Dakota #policestate
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiWALKLEY NOW. @mareetsyo I reckon your face turns into antimatter.@AleOfATime @cailyoung Also see: that would be brilliant. Fingers crossed.
SHEER MAG might be my musical discovery of the year. Big riffs, big grunt, big melodies, big joy. Listen now, chumps isn't the latter pretty much a constant state for anyone with a brain?Shoutout to all the pricks on Tinder thank you for the bounty of writing material you bestow on me daily.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiPersonal brand: lowlife drinking top-shelf.A Saved By The Bell Very Special Episode on Fighting DAESH@kateiselin Pointing to where, exactly, she should get in the sea.@joshgnosis it's especially infuriating when it comes to her. She personally blocked a binding vote when they had Govt numbers.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiMonumental hypocrisy. next to bloke blowing smooches to his dick and i was like mate blow a few lovelies this way and he bloody did! christ i feel alive
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiExclusive: DET has confirmed Burwood HS did not receive single complaint from school parent re Gayby Baby
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiTwo Myki officers are placing me under arrest for not having proof of address after my Myki, with credit in it, failed to tap on.
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiNext time someone tells you religious freedom is under threat, remember - #GaybyBaby = banned by the state, scripture = protected by law
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiLooking for a female game developer who can Skype my year 10IST class. @nickyringland any links?
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiAnals
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiBack on location today with one of our favourite charities @FareShare1 focusing the great work they do. #melbourne
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HENDO! @ The Catfish dog
Retweeted by Rob RuminskiAutocorrect just tried to turn "banh mi" into "bang me".@JillianKeenan @JHWeissmann You just finished writing a book. You've earned it.@JillianKeenan @JHWeissmann Surely you can pick up a freelance assignment or two?@JillianKeenan DO IT
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