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1. When it comes to getting your head around the theocratic threat to democracy and human rights in the U.S. and globally today, terminology can be a hangup. That's why I made this beginner's guide to Christian dominionism. Post, share, and distribute away!

#EmptyThePews #Resist
2. This content is free to all, but if you find it valuable and can afford to, please throw a few dollars a month or more my way via @Patreon:

For more on Christian dominionism, follow @profagagne, @FredClarkson, @petemont, @brucewilson @julieingersoll
@Patreon @profagagne @FredClarkson @petemont @brucewilson @julieingersoll 3. This infographic is the "first fruits," as it were, of the discussion in this thread about constructing a lexicon of terms needed to understand evangelicalism. A comprehensive infographic of that nature would be impossible, so I went with a theme:

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1 to 24 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019🤨👇🏼…
25 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019 🤨👇🏼…
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1. Per @ThePlumLineGS, "Trump has crossed over into a form of autocratic disinformation that is designed to render fact-based deliberation and argument impossible."

He's right. This is a deliberate authoritarian strategy.…

@ThePlumLineGS 2. Cultivating distrust of institutions might seem like a bad idea for someone who wants to govern, but it's quite effective if your goal is personal rule based on personal loyalty. The U.S. Right has tellingly sown distrust in the very possibility of good governance for decades.
@ThePlumLineGS 3. Disinformation combined with manipulative and corrupt means of gaining the personal loyalty of a population is an insidiously effective means of controlling people. I've laid out detailed thoughts on why alternative facts work for authoritarians here:

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We are praying for General Flynn ⭐️⭐️⭐️, family and @SidneyPowell1 in the upcoming hearing
Patriots stand with you #FlynnFighters #ClearFlynnNow
@GenFlynn ⭐️⭐️⭐️ is a great war hero who put his life on the line to save America
We love and support you 🇺🇸
@QAnon #FridayFeeling
@SidneyPowell1 @GenFlynn @qanon @BarbaraRedgate @JosephJFlynn1 @GoJackFlynn Flynn accuses prosecutors of withholding info
@SidneyPowell1 argues "more troubling, there is much information (classified) that we do not have & neither did prior counsel." #ExonerateGenFlynn
👉Flynn was entrapped…
#QAnon #FridayThoughts #LaborDayWeekend
@SidneyPowell1 @GenFlynn @qanon @BarbaraRedgate @JosephJFlynn1 @GoJackFlynn There is No Escape
Those you trust are the most guilty of sin
This is not a Game
Trust @GenFlynn⭐️⭐️⭐️ Trust Adm Rogers🇺🇸
They played the game to remain in control🇺🇸
Dark to Light🙏🇺🇸
Trust The Plan
Great Job-T8S👇

#QAnon #SaturdayThoughts #WWG1GWA
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Trump rips Fed: 'Who is our bigger enemy,' Powell or China's Xi? #EndThe #Fed…
#QAnon #FridayFeeling
The Federal Reserve act of 1913 #EndTheFed
How the bankers took complete control of our money system
The Federal Reserve is not Federal-it's privately owned commercial banks

#QAnon #FridayFeeling
Alan Greenspan "Federal Reserve is an independent agency"- No agency of the gov. can overrule the actions of the Fed!🐍
Federal Reserve says they are above the law #EndTheFed
When will the Federal Reserve be taken down for illegally taking control of our money in 1913?
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Today, the Proud Boys have organized an 'End Domestic Terrorism' rally in Portland in which it appears they're gearing up to replicate Charlottesville. PLEASE stay away from this, it's NOT what #TheResistance is about! #SaturdayThoughts…
If you're looking for a way to meaningfully protest today, skip the Portland/Proud Boys mess and find a @MomsDemand Recess Rally against Gun Violence today instead. Here's the link for locations of that purposeful action. #SaturdayMotivation…
Trump has (of course) weighed in on the Portland rally to be held by Alt-Right & Neo-Nazi groups, including Proud Boys. In fact, he appears to be concerned @ the Antifa group disrupting them, & has threatened to designate Antifa an "Organization of Terror'…
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Several Investigations by OIG are no longer listed under "Ongoing Work" - this would indicate they are completed

FISA abuse
FBI Misconduct
FBI's Confidential Human Source Program
FBI's Covert Contracts

Link on 2/2

@almostjingo @watchful1
Including this here - interview with @jsolomonReports & @seanhannity

Listen to interview & then you will know why those OIG Investigations all wrapped up at the same time.

Thank you @g_occhionero for post

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1957 was one of the greatest years for headlines:

"Chewed to bits by giant turtles." Man's Life, May 1957.
"New U.S. menace: teen-agers in black leather jackets." True Men, August 1957.
"Calypso: Is It Pornography In Sound?" Gusto He-Man Adventures, October 1957.
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Hey all, Today is twitter anniversary of my friend @IndiaArtHistory who stand apart from other sources of History on many perspectives. On this occasion I am listing 64 arts here which is pillar of Indian Art and heritage History. Cheers 🍾 🍻 🍷 🚬 😊
Wish you a happy twitting time. Keep spreading love & knowledge. Goo through the below thread and tag your friend who is master of that art ! Let world know the hidden talents !

Here we go........
1) gita — art of singing.
2) vadya — art of playing on musical instruments.
3) nritya — art of dancing.
4) natya — art of theatricals.
5) alekhya — art of painting.
6) viseshakacchedya — art of painting the face and body with colored unguents and cosmetics.
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If you live in CT-05, you need to know that Congresswoman @JahanaHayesCT last statement on Impeachment was @ the report was release, & NOT in favor-further I can't find ANY scheduled Town Halls during this recess. This is NOT ok. Time to move CT-05. #SaturdayThoughts
2-The most recent remarks that I can find of @JahanaHayesCT on #ImpeachmentHearingsNow is from 4/8/19: "“Like many Americans, I am eagerly awaiting the full Mueller report. My constituents deserve more than just a summary of the investigation.
3-“Clean and fair elections are the cornerstone of our democracy, and we must do everything in our power to protect that process and be transparent. Regardless of the results of the Mueller report, President Trump and his administration give the American people evidence on a
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~ श्रीमद भगवद गीता ~ ~ अध्याय २, श्लोक ६३ ~ क्रोध से न्याय के बादल उठते हैं, जिसके परिणामस्वरूप स्मृति का ह्रास होता है। जब स्मृति विह्वल हो जाती है, तो बुद्धि नष्ट हो जाती है; और जब बुद्धि नष्ट हो जाती है, तो एक बर्बाद हो जाता है
क्रोधाद्भवति सम्मोह: सम्मोहात्स्मृतिविभ्रम: | स्मृतिभ्रंशाद् बुद्धिनाशो बुद्धिनाशात्प्रणश्यति || 63
क्रोध निर्णय को लागू करता है, ठीक वैसे ही जैसे सुबह की धुंध सूरज की रोशनी पर एक धुंधली चादर बनाती है। क्रोध में, लोग गलती करते हैं जो बाद में पछताते हैं, क्योंकि बुद्धि भावनाओं की धुंधली हो जाती है। लोग कहते हैं, “वह मुझसे बीस साल बड़ा है।
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Brains Behind AOC #JusticeDemocrats #YoungTurks
Saikat Chakrabarti & Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks
AOC entered a casting call being held by the Justice Democrats #actress
Chilling-Subhas Chandra Bose #Nazi👇

@POTUS @GenFlynn #QAnon #WWG1WGA #SundayMorning
@POTUS @GenFlynn Who are the #JusticeDemocrats? #Socialism
Justice Democrats is a political action committee founded on 1/23/2017, by Kyle Kulinski of Secular Talk, Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks
The group seeks to steer the Democratic Party in the strongly socialists direction
@POTUS @GenFlynn 👀Ocasio-Cortez Chief Of Staff And Comms Director Abruptly Quit
Saikat Chakrabarti founded a PAC called Brand New Congress in 2016, and another in 2017 called #JusticeDemocrats #TheYoungTurks…
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“But as the old joke about a one-sentence summary of Russian history goes: ‘Then things got worse.’ Sanctions, counter-sanctions, and large-scale capital flight were finally beginning to catch up to those earning a living in rubles.”

Ah, memories. “I’ll never forget the day that the ruble, which had been trading at about 30 to the dollar when I began working in Moscow, plunged to over 80 to the dollar.”

And then the stores started running out of good European cheeses and couldn’t get any more...
Anyway, my thanks to @ProfessorIsIn for the opportunity to tell part of my story of how living in Moscow during the worst fall in relations between Russia and the West since the Cold War factored in to my ultimate alt-ac path.

#RealAcademicBios #SaturdayMotivation
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1-As part of the proffer that Jeffrey Epstein made to the feds: "Epstein will agree to cooperate with the investigation, including giving up the names of individuals that paid for activities with underage girls in exchange for a maximum sentence not to exceed 5 years.
2-"If true, that proffer sounds like good news. Ironic good news: what a friend Jeffrey Epstein turned out to be! Then I grasped the wiggle phrase: “individuals that paid.”
3-"That would not be Donald Trump or Bill Clinton or a great many other bold-facers who flew on Epstein’s plane-it was known as the “Lolita Express”-or visited his homes." Jesse Kornbluth, Salon #SaturdayThoughts…
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One more time: I refuse to call Trump Christians "fake Christians" NOT to legitimate them. The crucial point is that religion is FAR FROM ALWAYS BENIGN.

We need to stop giving people undue trust and deference on the basis of their Christian affiliation.

#Pluralism #EmptyThePews
"Real" Christianity can be good. And "real" Christianity can be terrible. Both types are communally mediated expressions of a cultural system that exhibit a praxis and a relationship to the Bible.…

#EmptyThePews #SaturdayThoughts
I will add that Jesus didn't have a notion of what constitutes "real" Christianity; Jesus wasn't a Christian. Because even if someone like the Jesus of the gospels is a real historical figure, Christianity started decades after his crucifixion. Thanks for coming to my TED talk.
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1. Israel's regime is the biggest threat to peace in the world 🤨👇🏼
2. Israel's regime is the biggest threat to peace in the world🤨👇🏼…
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Reporting is that Trump has now arrived in Seoul, and is awaiting word from Kim Jong-un @ whether or not KJu will meet with him @ the DMZ for an impromptu summit. BIG drama, as usual. And I can't shake the thought that it may not be spontaneous at all. #SaturdayThoughts
2- per Politico:"North Korea said it had not received an “official proposal” but a meeting “would serve as another meaningful occasion.” Earlier this wk, NK’s state news agency posted a photo of Kim reading a letter from Trump, which it described as “interesting content."
3-It's just so bizarre that Trump would pop in to say 'hi' to one of the most notorious, vicious dictators in the world...
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Flynn Could Fry 4 Treasonous US Presidents
@GenFlynn exposed the world’s biggest terrorist sleeper cell headquartered in US-Radical Islamist Fetullah #Gulen’s network net worth $200B
The real reason Flynn was targeted #ClearFlynnNow…
@Potus #QAnon #WWGIWGA
▪️Whistleblower @GenFlynn Exposes the $50B Gulen Network: More
▪️Powerful Than George Soros/Gulen Throughout America/CIA Backed ▪️Mullah Behind Failed Turkey Coup
▪️How Clintons Gave Birth to Mullah #Gulen’s Terrorist Network
@Potus #QAnon
👉@GenFlynn exposes Gulen Terrorist Network inside the US
👉@sibeledmonds explains how #Gulen was brought into the US during the Clinton Admin. & given immunity/protection
👉Gulen donates to Clinton Foundation
👉Operation Gladio=False Flag Attacks
@Potus #QAnon #OperationGladio
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1-Here's more from Michael Wolff's book, "Siege, Trump Under Fire" about Barr's appointment as AG. Take it as you will, but what I've read here confirms some things that I have also also been told. RE Barr's appointment as AG..#SaturdayThoughts
2-Pg 306: "Bill Barr was McConnell's suggestion. He was a safe choice: Barr had served once before as AG, from 91-93 under President George HW Bush. He was embraced by Pat Cipollone, the WH counsel, & even by the president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, suggesting something of a
3-"consensus about the way things might need to go, if, in fact, push came to shove. Barr was sold to the president as a respected attorney who had a record of believing in a strong executive. He had publicly expressed misgivings about the Mueller investigation, especially it's
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1-All of Trump's evident grandstanding re Iran & the provocation of the situation by Pompeo/Bolton has me thinking @ what caused Mattis to resign. Here's a bit from Michael Wolff's book, "Siege, Trump Under Fire" pertaining to that situation. #SaturdayThoughts
2-pg 290. 'Siege, Trump Under Fire': On December 19...the president made two fateful decisions. Early that morning-without preparation or consultation, & bypassing the standard military & interagency review process-Trump sent out a tweet proclaiming that "[w]e have defeated ISIS
3-"in Syria," & then announced that he was withdrawing all US troops from that country. The military, diplomatic, & intelligence communities had long ago concluded that Trump's views about foreign policy gyrated peculiarly, & dangerously, on the basis of impulses & mood swings.
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If you’ve read my bio you know I’m a combat vet, and I am blessed to be a father to 5 amazing children (range from 1-17). Our country’s current social climate in disarray dredges up many bottled emotions. I’m going to go a little deep, so buckle up, and bear with me.
This may be hard to understand, but there’s an “excitement”, for lack of a better word, that comes over a soldier right before a deployment. It’s a mixed bag of feelings such as adventure, thrill of the unknown, duty, and pride.
For me, the hardest moment was digesting the looks on my family’s face as I said that final good-bye and slipped off into the night. Yes, you settle into a routine and your days became consumed, but that initial good-bye, no matter the 1st or 7th time, always stuck with me.
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#SaturdayThoughts #SundayThoughts

How can we as #Americans accept that our government is responsible for the #genocide of #Yemeni civilians? How can we as a society not demand by every means necessary for the world's greatest #Humanitarian #Crisis to end?

#Yemen before #War
#Yemen a beautiful country full of beautiful #Yemeni who simply want to be left in peace. A country that's only fault is it's location in the world. A location that for the #US is strategically located close to #SaudiArabia, #Iran, and #Israel.
The #UnitedStates #Indoctrination and #Propaganda machine #FakeNews would have the American people believe we are helping to ensure peace and stability in the region. This is a claim that by now ALL AMERICANS should know is false!

Photos of Beautiful #Yemen before the #War
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Don't forget Patriots #RBG is dead. Her funeral ceremony in #DC held on February 4 2019…

I really do not care what religion this PEDOPHILE RBG was. This is a type of Funeral a concert held as.... In December...
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