Sarah Sparkle
I also suffer from checkingyourbankbalanceaphobia.
Matthew Doye
Looks like @combatjourno has been hacked. @verified
Sarah Sparkle
Which news organizations still use the term "illegal immigrant"? j.mp/1qQ10ri via @thisisfusion
Sarah Sparkle
RT @TheDailyEdge: This #Thanksgiving, Fox News reminds you: "Illegally entering the United States is not a right to citizenship" pic.twitter.com/YVD5ZqmUWX
Alicia de Mortuomari
Strong contender for best website ever barstool.com
Matt Gallagher
RT @TheEconomist: "Too big to fail" no more? New rules should allow banks to fail like any other business econ.st/1xM2t1m pic.twitter.com/OmMlGM9CHI
Matthew Doye
RT @AfricasaCountry: #ASA2014 American historian: 'When I first visited Senegal in 1963 there were no historians of Senegal.' Friend next to me: 'In America'
James Harrison
Here's a photo from one of my teenage YouTube vids... pic.twitter.com/szIzZiT6i7
Sarah Sparkle
RT @TCOSLondon: @sarahlicity Private company running increasingly private bridge. Pls sign here/RT thx! change.org/p/boris-johnso… #TCOS
Sarah Sparkle
Vox Day: Actually, it’s about keeping women out of gaming j.mp/154joTw by @DavidFutrelle
Matthew Doye
RT @unglueit: CC ebook for the weekend is "Rapture of the Nerds" by @doctorow and @cstross unglue.it/work/114457/
James Harrison
Tonight I'm watching my old YouTube videos. Thank God most of them are now set to private...the angst of a 17 year old is not fun viewing
Ben Mathis
RT @BDStanley: Happy to sign up to the Metropolitan Liberal Elite if it'll make my opposition to this drivel any clearer. pic.twitter.com/q67Ctogkxt
James Shaddock
@DuncanStott @_tommylong Does this mean the Highlander reboot is going to have an all-swan cast?
Zoe O'Connell
.@crrosenstiel Singapore does not usually feature in the top 10, but has made a huge number of requests to Google recently.
Zoe O'Connell
.@crrosenstiel Top 6 are Singapore (257 requests per million Jan-June) France (148), Germany (135), UK (124) and Portugal & US both on 113.
Zoe O'Connell
That last one excluded countries with less than 200 requests, or it skewed results - a small country needs v.few requests to appear large.
Zoe O'Connell
Google, Microsoft and Facebook data requests Jan-Jun 2014. Population adjusted. (UK 4th most requests) pic.twitter.com/JAw64WX4dN
James Harrison
Oh great there's a party on in the flat next door. This calls for more beer and louder tv
Flick Rea
RT @RichardOsley: How UKIP's Piers Wauchope slipped in unnoticed to Nick Robinson's ordinary commuters of Rochester vox pop wp.me/pupu5-3RQ
Zoe O'Connell
Source of requests in Jan-Jun 2014 to Google, Microsoft & Facebook combined, by country. Not population-adjusted. pic.twitter.com/KvF3QbXrWc
Zoe O'Connell
.@motionrotation @latentexistence I would suspect Facebook is the most likely source of actionable threats via social media.
Zoe O'Connell
.@motionrotation @latentexistence Based on my own experiences in an ISP, most requests are "Who did X talk to before getting beaten up"
Zoe O'Connell
RT @MotionRotation: @zoeimogen @latentexistence Probably more a reflection of how much personally identifiable data the network is likely to hold.
Sarah Sparkle
RT @srhbutts: front page of KiA, color coded. not ONE post about ethics in game journalism. can we stop pretending now, #gamergate? pic.twitter.com/ud9ybAZ6cI
Sarah Sparkle
Miranda Yardley saying that being trans doesn’t mean you're no longer a threat to women. THE FUCKING IRONY.
Simon Hughes
RT @GdnSmallBiz: We're offering 10 SMEs the opportunity to go on the business trip of a lifetime to America. bit.ly/1t34Ay1
Neal Brown
My fitbit #Fitstats_UK for 11/22/2014: 6,566 steps and 3.1 miles traveled. fitbit.com/user/238RZY
Duncan Stott
Buzzfeed. I came for the SNP Rally coverage; I stayed for the 'Butts vs. Bulges' quiz.
Flick Rea
RT @Cwoodmarket1: Can't wait for the Christmas Lights Switch On next Fri on Cricklewood Lane @Cwoodmarket1 @UdensonCaldbeck pic.twitter.com/q1rVGHDFVI
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b Sleep tight!
Sarah Sparkle
RT @NatalieNunnn: #ReclaimTheNight was supposed to be a march AGAINST VAW, but trans women had violence perpetrated against them by fellow women. Unacceptable
Sarah Sparkle
RT @SexWorkerOU: Sex workers have reported being spat at when their workplaces have been the subject of these protests. twitter.com/frankiemullin/…
Sarah Sparkle
RT @SexWorkerOU: Apparently there have been threats to protest outside sex workers' workplaces. Recent protests like this've meant sex workers felt harassed.
Sarah Sparkle
RT @SexWorkerOU: Very sad to hear that London #ReclaimTheNight was not a safe space for sex workers and trans women.
Sarah Sparkle
RT @auntysarah: .@thatsabinegirl Yesterday I spoke as one 10 minute speaker in a 5 hour event put on by @CUSUwomen. They received huge abuse for it.
CarlMinns
I could quite be in the dodgiest nightclub ever....And if that was a Thornberry moment, sos n that!
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b @stephenpglenn Get to civilisation, or the best imitation non-Yorkshire can offer, soon.
Radar
RT @RugbyEng: This is why we have such a wonderful game that is #rugbyunion because we are #rugbyunited ! #ENGvSAM pic.twitter.com/P8GwWxlKR1
Martin Shapland
RT @TechnicallyRon: Ed Milliband stands on the side of the road. A white van drives past. A single tear falls down his cheek. "Ed?" "Just, the respect"
Greg Mulholland MP
RT @tomfev: @GregMulholland1 won't be paying for a beer for a while after this week, now it's time to support fair prices for Ferraris.
Greg Mulholland MP
RT @Wyrdtimes: @GregMulholland1 thanks for reply - I've got to the point where I expect to be blanked by UK MPs & BBC. So its appreciated
Zoe O'Connell
Note that I'm only looking at the number of requests in those figures - not the data supplied. Likely to be cause and effect, however.
Jennie Rigg
Right. Safely in car on way to brother's house having escaped the Hellmouth aka Birmingham New Street station. Night night all.
Martin Tod
@po8crg @sarahditum I just despair of the lot of them... "What goes through my mind is respect..." #wtaf
Zoe O'Connell
For comparison, here is the absolute number of requests. Google included for comparison. (All Google, not just G+) pic.twitter.com/7Ah217XxPi
Jennie Rigg
@stephenpglenn @po8crg got hat for that ;)
Stephen Glenn
@miss_s_b @po8crg Ah you you can't use it to cover your eyes from the dangers then :(
Jennie Rigg
@stephenpglenn @po8crg oh yes. It's in Brighouse. I'm in Birmingham.
Stephen Glenn
@miss_s_b @po8crg As long as you know where you towel is
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg have escaped the hellmouth and been picked up by dad
Zoe O'Connell
Facebook users clear winners as the most likely to have their information requested by governments.
Zoe O'Connell
Of the four largest networks that release data, here's the requests per million users they receive. pic.twitter.com/u6Yx4mp7kt
Cambridge Class War
RT @SyriaUK: Beyond Kobane – Syria Solidarity Movement UK is launching a campaign ‘Syria’s Forgotten Cities’ on 24 November: facebook.com/events/7278503…
Richard Gadsden
I need a shower. I've just read something by @sarahditum and agreed with almost every word newstatesman.com/politics/2014/…
Zoe O'Connell
I'm taking a long-overdue look at transparency data produced by social media networks.
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b Currently listening to David Attenborough talking about seal harems and drinking nice whisky. Feeling sorry for you.
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b There's another train due in about the same time, so at least there are twice as many people on a ****ed up journey.
Duncan Stott
Excellent knock knock joke youtu.be/aFgbdfjK2ZY via @YouTube
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b And you're stuck on a voyager. Worst long-distance trains in a long time.
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg yeah, I should have been on the previous (cancelled) train.
Jennie Rigg
@stephenpglenn now why did it not occur to me i might need them? :p @po8crg
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b OJP reckons you're 88 minutes late. Arriving platform 10A.
Greg Mulholland MP
After an amazing & #historic week, the #pub campaigning goes on, please follow @ThePubChampion to follow that. #Planning reform next!
Brian Robson
PM: I’ll ban benefits for EU migrants thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/Polit…《 Davis, Patterson, Grayling and Redwood all mentioned. Oh joy.
Stephen Glenn
@miss_s_b @po8crg Night vison goggles. #amateur :P
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg hard to see landmarks in the dark
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg five or ten minutes i think
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b Are you about to arrive in the Hellmouth?
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg I'm getting off at the next stop. Will be almost 2 hours late.
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b Probably. Sadly. Have often dreamed of drowning out idiots like that. Do they do FC upgrades on your train? I'll give you the £.
Foxbase Alpha
RT @JayTSmAcK: Video Games don't make you violent. Lag does
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg I suspect that would only encourage them
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg thank you. Just left Tamworth.
Christian DeFeo
RT @Bonn1eGreer: This is #AynRand- amongst other things, worst novelist published in the US in the 20th century. via @arrest_bankers pic.twitter.com/iNH8ENxHlU
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b If there were only a few of us there to ask why we should be beggars with the ballot in our hands.
Christian DeFeo
#CameronMustGo Because stories like this have become all too common due to his policies - huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/04/20/ben…
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b Sends giant hugs to wherever your god-forsaken train is. Bonus hugs to Birmingham so you can collapse into arms when you arrive.
Jennie Rigg
@po8crg if only.
Jennie Rigg
Bless the poor guard on this train. I want to give him a hug.
Richard Gadsden
@miss_s_b "Sound the call to freedom boys and sound it far and wide. March along to victory, for God is on our side"
Richard Gadsden
RT @Redpeter99: The Sun using Rochester's White Van man like a performing seal is a far bigger insult to the working class than what Emily Thornberry did
Jennie Rigg
RT @andrewducker: Doubling Saturated Fat in the Diet Does Not Increase Saturated Fat in Blood (but increasing carbs does) bit.ly/1xjvuif
Jonathan Calder
RT @Inforrm: Mazher Mahmood used private eye to target Tom Watson during Parliamentary Inquiry into Phone Hacking – Peter Jukes wp.me/pMDHB-7pR
Stephen Glenn
RT @brianjohnspencr: @JCKP1966 publicly rebukes Gregory Campbell for his DUP Conference words & antics via @chrisadonnelly pic.twitter.com/26Uvrj34zK
Foxbase Alpha
RT @standupmaths: Tonight I saw the @QMUL section of the @MegaMenger for the first time! pic.twitter.com/04aVC3VVdk
Richard Gadsden
Not watching an all-male @wossy tonight.
Jo Shaw
Great article about spineless politicians' failing to take on UKIP etc on their racist beliefs. gu.com/p/43gp8
Duncan Stott
@LouiseShawLD @Ankersman I've designed you a not-at-all-jealous badge. Hope you like it :) pic.twitter.com/a6B5sIWxCR
Liberal Democrats
.@libdems declare Snoopers' Charter dead and buried in this Parliament buff.ly/1qOY9yL
Jonathan Calder
RT @Number10cat: I've only been fed 5 times today. #CameronMustGo
Sarah Sparkle
The feminists of Brazil j.mp/1v9BgWv by @NicoleFroio
Jennie Rigg
Never travelling again.
Matthew Doye
Excellent piece by @Bendy_Beth: Why Are You Questioning My Need for a Wheelchair? huff.to/1g9IXkf via @HealthyLiving
Richard Gadsden
I wonder if @cleslie92 has anything to say on this @b_magnanti @auntysarah
Duncan Stott
Nigel Farage is a coward, yet Cameron and Miliband are too gutless to attack | Nick Cohen gu.com/p/43gp8/tw via @guardian
JonBall
RT @doctorcdf: #WhyImNotVotingUKIP Because the premise that "immigration" & "foreigners" are to blame for our woes is as diabolical as it is facile.
Jo Shaw
RT @MartinShovel: The white public school-educated men who are going to save us from the remote uncaring privileged elite who govern us pic.twitter.com/hnNaLacJv8
Flick Rea
RT @pinknews: Winnie the Pooh banned in Poland over 'dubious sexuality' p.ink.cx/1FegzMh
Sam Webber
RT @COLFEShistory: Brown standing down as MP: we may have no former PMs in Commons/Lords after election: would this be a first, @ConHistGrp @LabourHistory?
Duncan Stott
Labour actually building a solid majority means appealing to voters who also consider voting Conservative or UKIP. Much dirtier work.
Flick Rea
RT @PaulKenLD: UKIP LOSE BY-ELECTION to #MoleValley @LibDems LDs 555 (63% +49%) Con 225 (26% -45%) UKIP 63 (7% +7%) Lab 32 (4% -11%) guildford-dragon.com/2014/09/26/lib…
Duncan Stott
Labour's 35% strategy is also the cosmopolitan wing of the party staying in their comfort zone. It's so much nicer appealing to 2010 LDs.
JonBall
Just finished a very successful dinner in Ealing with @vincecable (@ St Peter's Church) swarmapp.com/c/eYH13suQnpq pic.twitter.com/Iwjof9cgGH
Jennie Rigg
Who'd have thought I'd have made this much effort to get to sodding Birmingham.
Richard Gadsden
RT @SotonRtN: Sadly it sounds like transphobia & sex-worker-phobia were present at London #ReclaimTheNight tonight. Will NOT be welcome in Soton next week
Jennie Rigg
Jesus Christ SHUT UP. I wouldn't mind if they sand more than half a verse of one song over and over again. Well, I would, but not this much.
Richard Gadsden
RT @auntysarah: .@thatsabinegirl @cusuwomen They're deliberately trying to make cis women too frightened to associate with us.
Richard Gadsden
RT @ThatSabineGirl: And people chastise us for not getting involved in front line feminist work.. If you can't deliver a safe space, what do you fucking expect?
Richard Gadsden
RT @auntysarah: Someone saying one of the #ReclaimTheNight transphobic leafleters looked like Julia Long, who picketed London Dykemarch this year.
Matthew Doye
RT @MoAnsar: Morality fail. @Moazzam_Begg's a terror threat for humanitarian efforts in Syria. Brits fighting with IDF or allied with Assad: hunky dorey.
Richard Gadsden
RT @AmyDentata: @b_magnanti @auntysarah There has yet to be a single trans woman that dominates the sport she competes in, yet they still cry about it.
Stephen Morgan
RT @THR: French Photographer Creates Renaissance-Era Portraits of #Marvel, DC and #StarWars Characters thr.cm/zpNPiM pic.twitter.com/78orZzc0VV
Richard Gadsden
RT @auntysarah: Not only are they MASSIVE TRANSPHOBES, but they use JPEG to encode a black and white page of mostly text. Utterly sickening.
Scot Lib Dems
RT @Cajardine: Why I believe @scotlibdems party to give Scotland's communities back their voice & control over local decision making christinejardine.org.uk
Richard Gadsden
RT @auntysarah: Apparently there were transphobic leaflets being distributed? Does anyone have photos? #ReclaimTheNight
Richard Gadsden
RT @rebeccawinson: @auntysarah @TheNotoriousBMD I was there too and lots of anti-TERF chants. SWERF stuff I'm not so sure.
Duncan Stott
RT @Rexgrrr8: @DuncanStott they say he bought it in 2002 maybe for a bit over £100k. Dunno if that was RTB or regular though.
Keن Day
Britain is all talk and no action on human rights. Prince Andrew sucks up to the Saudis AGAIN shar.es/1XCY1v via @sharethis
A.A.Emmerson
I kind of like Olly Murs new single :)
Foxbase Alpha
RT @jaynemanfredi: @LSESUFeminists @GenderCoping You do realise that TERF is a misogynistic slur? Please rethink using this term. It is contrary to feminism
Christian DeFeo
RT @BlakeKM: If twitter had a 140,000 character limit there still wouldn't be enough space to list the many reasons #CameronMustGo + #ToriesMustGo
Matthew Doye
RT @MoAnsar: Assume no COBRA meeting to discuss Brits fighting in an alliance with Assad, a man who has massacred 200,000 Syrians. pic.twitter.com/XBZbCce3ss
Simon Hughes
Just saw 2nd gr8 film in 3 weeks -'The Judge' ( real tear jerker) & now 'The Imitation Game'. Thank God our law changed..but want 2 do more.
Paul Ankers
@LouiseShawLD @oneexwidow I have arranged for a local Councillor to cut a ribbon next Saturday #grand opening
Christian DeFeo
RT @MsAmberStevens: Because fox hunting belongs in the dark ages.....along with all his other policies #CameronMustGo
Paul Ankers
Who had Swansea as Relegation favourites? The Cardiff Daily Post?
Christian DeFeo
Cameron is now in a bidding war with UKIP as to who can be the nastiest to foreigners. He's lost the plot: #CameronMustGo
Christian DeFeo
RT @guardian: Observer front page, Sunday 23 November 2014: Osborne's plan for £7bn of tax cuts is a 'total fantasy', warns Cable pic.twitter.com/3fSGIrWeIi
Louise Ankers
@oneexwidow I thought someone would point that out ;)
MorganGD
RT @reporterboy: Almost EVERY time I see a loaded tweet going "news the BBC won't report" it's instantly poss to reply a link where guess what ?....we did
Duncan Stott
The pillars on the porch look very much like something a private developer would add. Are people assuming it's a council house?
James King
Nationalism is way that populist politicians avoid presenting public with reality of hard choices. Fashionable now, but will be found out.
Sarah Sparkle
Female Gang of Seven Brutalize Houston Trans Woman j.mp/1FenVQ1 #NameTheProblem
CllrSarahMcStravick
RT @patrickjbutler: Latest @TrussellTrust figures show 38% year on year increase in people receiving food parcels gu.com/p/43gpa/tw #ukpoverty #foodbanks
Matthew Doye
RT @PaulKenLD: For 13 years of Labour Govt bank fines went BACK TO THE BANKS Coalition legislated so fines could fund #NHS gu.com/p/43hxd/tw @guardian
Matthew Doye
RT @YEM_London: 'Europe is not the issue , centralism in this country is responsible for the lack of power that I have in my life' @LauraSandysMP
Matthew Doye
Other way round, surely? RT @ThisWeekInBen Yulia Tymoschenko looks like Elsa from Frozen. How has no one noticed this yet?
Duncan Stott
This 'Thornberry grew up on a council estate' line - is White Van Dan's house even a council house? I suspect it'll be privately owned.
MorganGD
RT @kevverage: We appear to have a full-blown nationalist cult occurring. In years to come we will look back on this and marvel. And not in a good way.
James Shaddock
Yeah, Mean Girls #BitchAlong at @ThePCCLondon was a great cinema experience
Chris Rennard
Chris Rennard | Facebook Reflections on Rochester for my Facebook friends facebook.com/LordRennard
Jennie Rigg
I bet the drunken idiots complain about him as well. @crosscountryuk I hope you don't listen if they do.
Jennie Rigg
Guard on this @crosscountryuk train deserves a medal for trying to quiet down drunken idiots singing/sweating at the tops of their voices
Zoe O'Connell
RT @auntysarah: Apparently this is the leaflet that was distributed at London #ReclaimTheNight. TW for transphobia/transmisogyny auntysarah.com/TERF_RTNleafle…
Greg Mulholland MP
Great that funds from @rafmusichq @PoppyLegion Concert in #Otley will go to @BattleBackCntr, please support it here! justgiving.com/TRBLEcuador2014
paulwalteruk
BBC News - Ladybird drops gender-specific children's book titles bbc.in/11BFavk
Mark Thompson
Stumbling and Mumbling: Why workers matter j.mp/1vAgtxA via @instapaper
Christian DeFeo
RT @Avitusparta: Cameron: 'Jesus invented the Big Society – I'm just continuing God's work' independent.co.uk/news/uk/politi…#CameronMustGo
Christian DeFeo
RT @Avitusparta: Cameron’s Big Society in tatters as charity watchdog launches investigation into claims of Government funding misuse independent.co.uk/news/uk/politi…
Sarah Sparkle
RT @auntysarah: Hearing reports of transphobia and whorephobia at London #ReclaimTheNight London. Disappointing, but not surprising.
Andrew Brown
@LouiseShawLD Ah. That's the Title Deed but your mortgager will want to hang on to it... You can have it in 25 years!
Rob Blackie
RT @lovejoyantiques: Think @hungryhouse might have suffered a teensy bit of a #hack.
Christian DeFeo
#ItWasAlrightInThe70s Sorry, there's no gloss that can be applied to this - it was sexist, racist, homophobic and that's all.
Sarah Sparkle
RT @twoshadesofhope: Lots of love to everyone who had to deal with it. And you wonder why trans women and sex workers don't feel welcome in feminist movements?
Sarah Sparkle
RT @twoshadesofhope: After hearing about what went down at Reclaim the Night tonight I am so, so, so glad I didn't go.
Sarah Sparkle
RT @UCLU_WO: So much respect for @bridgetminamore who just stood up for sex workers' rights in a room full of SWERFs. #ReclaimTheNight
Peter Lloyd
RT @EliteDangerous: RT for the chance to win an @nvidia Titan Black graphics card and a copy of the game #EliteDangerousPremiere - twitch.tv/EliteDangerous
Louise Ankers
Both me& hub expected more of a fanfare from organisations regarding home ownership tbh. Friends'n'family are v kind but where is our badge?
MorganGD
RT @maxethanrodgers: #CameronMustGo let it go, can't hold it back anymore!
paulwalteruk
House Report Finds No Attempt to Mislead Over Benghazi politicalwire.com/2014/11/22/hou…
MorganGD
RT @RealTimeWWII: Two wings of the Red Army meet as Axis forces crumble: Soviet pincers have closed, trapping Germans in Stalingrad. pic.twitter.com/t8O7XbWpVn
Rob Blackie
RT @CleanAirLondon: As far as we know, #OxfordStreet has the world's highest officially monitored concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (except #Brixton Road!)
Debi
When I ask you a question that I could just Google, it's because I want to talk to you.
Greg Mulholland MP
RT @davepatersonupa: Well done to Irene Willis for organising #RAF Concert in aid of @poppylegion in #Otley. @GregMulholland1, pic.twitter.com/tthN9Zd1a5
Dr Bel Brooks-Gordon
RT @Forbes: "A wise manager is going to feed their team a steady diet of challenges.” onforb.es/1uNRm8q
Ali Goldsworthy
There is quite the spectacular twitter hack going on over at @hungryhouse - wowsers
Dr Bel Brooks-Gordon
MAIL ON SUNDAY: Nigella? snow? What can you mean? #tomorrowspaperstoday #BBCPapers pic.twitter.com/CIIDF0T37d
Louise Ankers
RT @blucu: After pushing people's buttons and making them dance really hard, I almost find it difficult to look them in the eye.
Christian DeFeo
#ItWasAlrightInThe70s ...has reduced me to stunned silence.
Sarah Sparkle
RT @LSESUFeminists: #ReclaimTheNight so far: empowering, inspiring then disturbing: Shameless transphobes tried to push their hate and were roundly 'outcheered'
Sarah Sparkle
RT @LSESUFeminists: Swerve the SWERFs, turf out the TERFs
Jennie Rigg
And of course this train is full of drunk arseholes singing :(
Matthew Doye
RT @Remroum: There is no "cycle of violence." There is ethnic cleansing, mass bombing & occupation. Sometimes the occupied react to that aggression
Ed Fordham
“@BeschlossDC: LBJ's notes for his first meeting with President Kennedy's Cabinet: #LBJL pic.twitter.com/KhKtFKlKUV
Nick Davies
RT @TheTweetOfGod: For whatever reason I just don't seem to like Arsenal.
Sarah Sparkle
So the Green council on Brighton have privatised a local NHS Trust. The rest of the Green Party aren't happy. j.mp/1zNa1kG
Christian DeFeo
#ItWasAlrightInThe70s I think the gruesome public information films were put in to soften us up for the racism. Dear God.
Harry Matthews
RT @BarackObama: "We are a nation of immigrants. It has always given America a big advantage over other nations." —President Obama ofa.bo/d1ef