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2:00PM Water Cooler 9/18/2019

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By Lambert Strether of Corrente Patient readers, I have some posts to complete, and so this Water Cooler will be an Open Thread (which I regret, because there’s so much going on!). Here are some conversation starters. Obama then: Obama: "Suddenly America is the largest oil producer, that was me people … say thank you." pic.twitter.com/VfQfX1SR0x — Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) November 28, 2018 Obama now: Just 16, @GretaThunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates. Recognizing that her generation will bear the brunt of climate change, she’s unafraid to push for real action. She embodies our vision at the @ObamaFoundation: A future shaped by young leaders like her. pic.twitter.com/VgCPAaDp3C — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 17, 2019 C’mon, man. * * * Readers, feel

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Lambert Strether writes 2:00PM Water Cooler 10/17/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente

Patient readers, I have some posts to complete, and so this Water Cooler will be an Open Thread (which I regret, because there’s so much going on!). Here are some conversation starters.

Obama then:

Obama now:

C’mon, man.

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Meeps writes: “These desert plants are new to me.” I’m gonna try fight through the EXIF data on this one, again!

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