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Since the #January6th #Capitol attack, US-based militia movement groups have somewhat altered their strategies. @jaredlholt and @avaniyadav_ took a look at the state of play and identified 8 trends to know about. 🧵⬇️ medium.com/dfrlab/eight-t…
@jaredlholt @avaniyadav_ The first 3 deal w/ how militia groups are organizing online. In the fallout of #January6th, many groups are splintering, dissolving, & regrouping at a smaller scale - including rebranding & using @Facebook to attract users before migrating to alternative platforms like @telegram
@jaredlholt @avaniyadav_ @Facebook @telegram Other militia groups have turned to hawking merchandise from sympathetic companies. One site, MyMilitia, uses a service called Flex Offers, offering users more than 45 affiliate links to retailers selling products likely to be popular w/ members: clothing, guns, ammo, tools, etc.
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@AInfanteGreen I found your written position on @repmorgan bill H6070, which would have prevented you from bringing #CriticalRaceTheory to all #RhodeIsland schools. Nice try attempting to bury it, though.

Tell us again how RIDE "doesn't have a #CRT policy."

@LGillheeney
2/ Here is a link to @RIDeptEd official position on #CriticalRaceTheory in #RhodeIsland - straight from the RI Legislature website. Hint: They sure were against banning #CRT, but that's not all the gems I found...

rilegislature.gov/Special/comdoc…
3/ Here is a letter from the Rhode Island Superintendents Association supporting #CRT in #RhodeIsland schools. Guess which Superintendent sat on the LEAP Task force?
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1/ #exposing more connections between #criticalracetheory and the @RIDeptEd LEAP task force member Jeremy Chiapetta from BVP. Remember this page from the LEAP report? In researching a parent concern about BVP's summer reading list, I found...
2/ I found startlingly similar language on the Teach for America (TFA) website and the #RhodeIsland LEAP report. That wasn't all. The TFA website is littered with #CriticalRaceTheory tenets, filled with praise for their own work on racial equity initiatives, and more...
3/ There are 3 members of the #RhodeIsland LEAP Task force with deep connections to Teach for America and their #CriticalRaceTheory agenda. That's not all that Jeremy Chiapetta, BVP, and Teach for America have in common....
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#CriticalRaceTheory

When one race, religion or Country puts themselves above another as superior,
progress will NEVER be made.

It always ends in mass destruction.

Nazi's put themselves above Jews.
Greeks above Persians

English above Indians, Asians, Africans.

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@LoganPaul
#Asian (China) above #Tibetan Asians, #Uygur

#Christian Knights Templars
Vs
#Muslims

More recently
Radical Islamic Isis
Vs
Gentiles - Non - Muslims
On and on

Is there a solution?
#YES

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Critical HUMANITY Theory

We are living in the most highly advanced technolical age.

The age of A.I and Supercomputer

We have the biggest sets of metadata ever collected.

We know what cities, countries and communities have the highest rates of poverty, drug
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#CRT
#USA
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In 1957, #ReinholdNiebhur predicted why #evangelicals are paralyzed by #CRT & #systemicracism discussions, and so on, today. It all started from tragic flaws in the theology and preaching of Billy Graham.
Billy Graham and the evangelical “form of the Christian faith,” writes Niebuhr, “relies on an oversimplification of the is­sues in order to create the ‘crisis’ that prompts conversion and the acceptance of the Christian faith.
The best way of inducing this crisis is to call attention to some moral dereliction of the person, in which some accepted moral norm has been transgressed and the conscience is consequently uneasy.
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@aravosis I think it was that recent poll that showed over 80% of Democrats are vaccinated and around 50% of Republicans are and of the unvaccinated Republicans about 25% said they won't get vaccinated. #DeltaVariant is killing white people now. When they thought it was just POC they 1)
@aravosis Didn't care. Republicans know that by 2040 white people will be a minority in America & #COVID19 is hastening things along. I saw today that the life expectancy went down due to #COVID19. It's all about white people. They are fearful of being the minority.
@aravosis Why do you think they're so concerned about #CRT? If we teach children our real history they're worried that when they're the minority they'll be treated badly. Stopping abortion is all about bringing up white birth rates. Most abortions are performed on white women. 3)
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2/First up: Listen to @AInfanteGreen's interview with @IanDon -- Fast forward in the link to about 11:40 and you will hear her LIE on 7/9/2021:
"...I know that here in RI we do not have a CRT policy, that's not what is being taught in the schools...."
soundcloud.com/user-911967060…
3/EXCEPT: We DO have a CRT policy here in RI, and not only that, it's being supported by @GovDanMcKee, by RIDE, and also by @SANDRISCANO (Chair - Senate Education Committee) and Joseph McNamara @RIDemChair - (Chair -- House of Rep Education Committee.) SITTING LEGISLATORS.
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@BBCWorld I know Steve Wolf but he is wrong. Race is NOT a social construct as #CRT claimed. Health disparities are largely genetic. No single gene for race but African Americans have different gene network for hormone D that regulates immune system. #COVIDdeaths tracked D
Access to insurance & health care are factors & exposure risk, but sets of genes differ in different races. Sanofi Dengue fever vaccine worked well in Mex, Latin American. But in SE Asia it failed. Cause found to be genetic differences. It’s nonsense to claim race isn’t genetic.
I organized a conference on gene networks& disease in 2010. The Human Genome sequenced genes. The research on gene networks has developed over the last 20+ years. The peer reviewed literature in PubMed has hundreds of research papers on the genetic factors in health disparities.
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Critical Race Theory #CRT lesson one:

Your grandparents identify with one of these two groups, and have handed down their values.

Take all the time you need with this. - JJ Westgate #ncpol
Critical Race Theory Lesson #2:

These folks birthed the idea of charter schools. - JJ Westgate #ncpol
Critical Race Theory Lesson #3:

These are the grandparents of the seditionists who stormed the capitol on January 6th. - JJ Westgate #ncpol
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Let’s be clear about something, because the gaslighting on this is totally out of control. 1/15 🧵#ncpol #CRT
Reasonable minds who stand in opposition to neoracism, or Critical Race Theory (CRT), are not suggesting we not teach history, even the difficult history of the American past, or not talk/debate about present day difficulties 2/15
People are saying students should not be forced to adopt present day discrimination or be forced to accept a politically driven ideology about the United States. 3/15
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Many folks are claiming TX Republicans are "removing" teaching requirements about the civil rights movement & its leaders from TX curriculum standards w/ #SB3.
This is not true. But it contains just enough truth to make for powerful political fodder.🧵/1 news.bloomberglaw.com/social-justice…
True: the version of the #SB3 bill that the TX Senate just passed (w/o Democrat support) did in fact remove a *bunch* of specific people & events from the bill, including stuff on civil rights, women's suffrage, slavery, labor, & more. capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/871/bi… /2
Also true: the current version of the bill also removed mentions of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abigail Adams, the American GI Forum, the 19th Amendment, and *much more.* Why remove all of this? /3
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Packed room to see @WatchChad and @DonHuffines at Project Fort Worth.
Citizen David Lambertson honored for his volunteer work.
@WatchChad and @DonHuffines take the stage at Project Fort Worth.
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Here’s the moral of the #CRT story (again): CRT only gained prominence because it emerged in a vacuum. Had conservatives actively explored how race affects American life since 1965, & provided a better constructive account for actual racism, there be no “banning” of CRT today.
William F. Buckley, whom I admire, took the wrong approach with James Baldwin. It set a terrible precedent. The ensuing “debates” should have been about *how* racism affects Americans# life, not *if* America is a “racist nation” or not.
The focus should not have been solely on rejecting/refuting liberal & progressive arguments but providing a better account of how human moral flaws operate regarding race after the Civil-Rights Act of 1965. Today, throwing Thomas Sowell data at progressives will always fail.
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The TX special session is literally a smorgasbord of hate: everything from voter suppression, #CRT and anti-immigration to transphobia and anti-abortion. They even seem to be privatizing foster-care 😳! We may need to call this the #GOPHatesEverybody special session. What say U?
A buffet of white supremacy w/ a dash of patriarchy & transphobia. Noticeably missing: anything to solve energy crisis which has folks rotating from freezing to burning. @BlackVotersMtr @OrganizeTexas @MOVE_texas @NextGenAction @unitehere23 @TXCivilRights @fixsapd @rolandsmartin
Join our friends @OrganizeTexas to put pressure on House Speaker @DadePhelan. organizetexas.org/call-out-house…
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@camanpour Jones was wrong in her premise for #CriticalRaceTheory which is based on Marxist theory, & her own misunderstanding of genomics. #CRT is antithetical to Dr MLK's dream of NOT being judged by skin color. It asserts that "whiteness is the source of all racial injustice"
2 The police are NOT the source of the violence against black people, although the media definitely conveys that impression. #FactsMatter. Below are facts about the sources of violence against black people, from peer reviewed sources and the original databases quoted in them.
3 #FactsMatter Criminologist Dr. Richard R. Johnson Crime data sources from the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Reports & CDC, found that an average of 4,472 black men were killed by other black men between Jan. 1, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2012. THESE #BlackLivesMatter too!
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I had an awesome marathon of a conversation with @xavierbonilla87 and guests on his Converging Dialogues podcast.

We discuss #Starmanning, #CRT and #Superman with special guest appearances from @wil_da_beast630, @CJFerguson1111, and @sclouse2.

Enjoy!
podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/con…
My opinion piece on #CRT for @Newsweek (special thanks to the mighty @bungarsargon):
newsweek.com/stop-telling-c…
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@LouiseMensch @911CORLEBRA777 @DeptofDefense @USPacificFleet @20committee @GCHQ @ASDGovAu @JoeBiden I've noticed another disturbing trend in academia &the arts, re-writing history to a warped anti-American, anti whatever they want to attack, self flagellating attacks on America, trashing anything successful/excellent, a recurrence of 60s,70s academic/pseudo intellectual hate.
@LouiseMensch @911CORLEBRA777 @DeptofDefense @USPacificFleet @20committee @GCHQ @ASDGovAu @JoeBiden Example #BUNK History has many antiestablishment tropes such as condemnation of any country's long term occupation of a country (eg Afghanistan). While @JoeBiden wouldn't buy it, his far left loonies would. These tropes are similar to #CriticalRaceTheory in their destructiveness
@LouiseMensch @911CORLEBRA777 @DeptofDefense @USPacificFleet @20committee @GCHQ @ASDGovAu @JoeBiden Just as there is #CRT thrust to teach children they are white oppressors responsible for the lack of progress of black people, there is a concurrent "reimagining" History AND a plan to put this reimagined history in childrens' classrooms teaching them this radical agenda. #RVA
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If you're college professor teaching #criticalracetheory, you owe it your students to have the read black alternative views like Thomas Sowell as way to help students see that #CRT has flaws & is merely a theory. @jasonriley & I explain why. via @YouTube
Race and culture would be a great book for professors to include in their courses on race.
amazon.com/gp/product/046…
If you assign Kendi, you also need to assign "Conflict of Visions." amazon.com/Conflict-Visio…
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Dear Fellow White People,

I am a gay woman of Jewish ethnicity living in #Texas and have faced discrimination in my life. However, my experiences are through the lens of a white woman, someone who doesn’t face the daily #SystemicRacism embedded in our society and institutions.
Let’s be clear. The USA was built on the backs of slaves, human beings who were considered property for no other reason than the color of their skin, and the institutions within this country were both developed and implemented by, and for, white people.
By virtue of this fact, white people have the inherent privilege of living in a world that was created for their benefit.
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I've been hearing about CRT a lot and I figure it's finally time to get down to business and figure out what exactly it is.

I wish a had a bigger screen to read about it on, though.
it's a little better readable if you adjust the levels in the camera but sadly I can't do that with my eyes
microsoft the windows 10 interface is really not optimized for a 5" NTSC screen
please make sure you remember to fix this in windows 11
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🚨 What “Critical Race Theory” Critics Are Actually Criticizing⁉️

From your television set to the local school board meeting, the fight over #CriticalRaceTheory or #CRT is everywhere!

🧵 Unroll this thread: ⤵️
The “CRT” term has crossed over from the academy to serve as a label used by critics to describe a host of shocking and disturbing practices sprouting up in, among other places, America's classrooms.

The phrase has elicited, unfortunately, a terminological debate… ⤵️
…over what #CRT means, rather than the phenomenon it identifies.

That is at best a distraction, and at worst a diversion: By fighting about what “Critical Race Theory” means, we're avoiding a conversation about what has afflicted our schools over the course of the past year. ⤵️
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You have to understand the British elite's war on left ideologies as reactions, not action: BLM triggers the "war on woke"; the huge Gaza/Al-Aqsa demos trigger this new attack on the concept of #WhitePrivilege ... soon there'll be a full-blown attempt to ban #CRT ... 1/...
2/ ... but the action/reaction cycle is international, with the Murdoch empire as the vector. If Fox is banging on about #CRT thousands of times a month, but the UK Times and Sky are not, things feel out of joint...
3/ So the whole Anglosphere, from Sydney to Belfast, has to jump to the rhythm of the GOP right, which in turn is the willing host of fascist groups and ideologies...
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Let’s talk about #criticalracetheory . It was started by Black and Latinx law professors as a way to reorient our understanding of the centrality of race and racism to American society. It was particularly concerned with the role of the law in creating and protecting racism. #crt
#CriticalRaceTheory asks us to think critically about the role of race and racial ideology in the construction of our social and political institutions and their organizational culture. #CRT
In its simplest form, #CriticalRaceTheory has 4 main pts:

1) Race is a social construct.

2) Racism is not a departure from the norm, it is the norm.

3) Racism exists outside of individual animus.

4) The stories of racial minorities are essential to understanding racism.
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⚠️ Woke: Critical Race Theory

🚨 What's it all about⁉️

Is it real? How bad is it?

🧵 Unroll the thread: ⤵️
The “Critical Race Theory” is in fact hateful *RACISM* only this time towards the white people.

#CRT is an offshoot of Marxism, is globalist in scope, profoundly anti-Christian, and fundamentally anti-American.

⚠️ It's what Democrats have now embraced! 🤦

#CriticalRaceTheory
It's going on in UK too: Hats off to @KemiBadenoch for eloquently making the case against #CriticalRaceTheory!

#Woke #BLMmarxists #CRT
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