Assoc. Prof. Med. Chemistry at U of Illinois Chicago, contributing writer RebootIllinois, soc. justice freelance writer: writesofmurph.com

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Brian T. Murphy is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned degrees in chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Virginia Tech. After spending two years of postdoctoral training at the University of California San Diego, he was hired into the D...

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Well, that’s just outwardly racist. “When the discussion turned to African nations...Mr. Trump asked why he would want ‘all these people from shithole countries’“. He then asked for more Norwegians instead.  https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/951583363827105797 
Wealthy businessperson who fires up crowds with speeches, running for President. Can we just not. How about a law degree? Decades of public service? Experience governing? #Oprah2020
@cnnbrk Dear CNN and other media outlets: Please stop referring to the signing of a bill as a “win”. This is like claiming to have a successful marriage and intelligent children from an upcoming date. #TaxScam2017
@GovRauner What businesses went “over the border” to escape a few hundred dollar fee? This statement is not reasonable.
650,456 Alabama voters (49%) opted for a racist Roy Moore who is accused of sexual assault on minors. Who rode a horse to vote. Pardon me if I don’t take Wednesday off to celebrate.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Opinions columnist at the Virginia Tech school newspaper, the Collegiate Times

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My first reports in school were written on a typewriter. Glory days indeed.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Hunter S. Thompson