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"What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?" (Matthew 16,26)

This is a sermon on loving your enemies. However, you don’t have to be of this or that or any faith to follow the train of thought. 1/16
I do, however, begin in a religious text: Milton’s “Paradise Lost”. In particular¨, the opening of book IV. Satan is returning to paradise to tempt Adam and Eve, but he realizes that even in paradise he cannot escape hell, because “Which way I flie is Hell; my self am Hell”. 2/16
I repeat the point: he cannot escape hell because even in paradise he brings hell with him. 3/16
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You Tube today removed a video clip of Rand Paul on the Senate floor~asking what Roberts blocked him from asking during the trial & it includes the name of a man many on the right believe to be the WB. Paul is screaming about being censured. #ThursdayThoughts Here's his statement
2-“It is a chilling and disturbing day in America when giant web companies such as YouTube decide to censure speech. Now, even protected speech, such as that of a senator on the Senate floor, can be blocked from getting to the American people.
3-"This is dangerous and politically biased. Nowhere in my speech did I accuse anyone of being a whistleblower, nor do I know the whistleblower’s identity."
I say, thank GOD at least someone had the decency to take the video down.
Rand Paul is a public menace.
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What a Prized Purple idiot!
His own sons from multiple wives, including 3rd wife Seema Chisti (editor of Indian Express) r settled in America & Europe for safe keeping & enjoying with the money this scumbag loots from Trade unions
#thursdayvibes
republicworld.com/india-news/gen…
And he doesnt want US president visiting India. Why not settle your pappus and pappinis in Cuba or Wuhan China bl00dy lal ch*ddi M0r0n Sitaram yechury!
@realDonaldTrump @USAGov @USAndIndia @USAmbIndia
Can you please take care of this guy who is going to agitate against Trump's
visit, while his family is in US. Extradite them from US & Ban this guy's entry to US. He will never open his mouth
#ThursdayThoughts
#thursdayvibes
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Oh look, more pornbots. This network hypothetically tweets via Mobile Web (M2) (an older version of the Twitter website for mobile phones) and uses link redirection service rebrand(dot)ly to shorten/disguise its links. #SundaySpam

cc: @ZellaQuixote
@ZellaQuixote We found a total of 91 accounts tweeting shortened porn links via Mobile Web (M2). The entire group activated shortly after midnight PST on 2/9, and all were created in the 2 hours immediately prior. The botnet has generated an average of 69 tweets per minute since coming online.
@ZellaQuixote So far, every single tweet posted by these 91 accounts contains a rebrand(dot)ly short link that redirects to the actual porn site being peddled, zavmosse(dot)pw. As always, be wary of clicking links from dodgy botnets.
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Gen Flynn did not lie-His Former Legal Team "Betrayed Him"
Prosecutors threatened legal action against his son and if he plead guilty he was told they would not go after his son!
Please read @GenFlynn's own words #FlynnFighters
This is heartbreaking🙏 #FreeFlynn👇 #ClearFlynnNow
@GenFlynn Something big is coming👀
DOJ relents, says it would accept probation for Gen Flynn as he moves to withdraw guilty plea #ClearFlynnNow #FlynnWasSetUp #FlynnFighters #ThursdayThoughts
foxnews.com/politics/doj-r…
@GenFlynn New Q 1/30 Flynn is safe Q proof DOJ Relents
8/2020 Think Flynn [30] Exactly 30
Today is January [30]
Coincidences are fun!
Thanks, DOJ
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#ThursdayThoughts #FreeFlynn #FlynnFighters
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On January 13th, 2020, shortly before midnight Pacific time, our good friend @DrunkAlexJones debuted the hashtag #FishingForRobots in order to, well, fish for robots. #ThursdayThoughts #ManyFishBite

cc: @ZellaQuixote
@DrunkAlexJones @ZellaQuixote We used three different tools (Hypefury, Crowdfire, and TweetDeck) to schedule @DrunkAlexJones #FishingForRobots tweetstorms at roughly midnight PST on seven recent occasions. 91 additional accounts picked up the hashtag, 76 of which are at least mostly automated.
@DrunkAlexJones @ZellaQuixote We designed #FishingForRobots tweets to attract bots, and evolved them several times over the course of the experiment. The first set of tweets (sent via Hypefury) contained hashtags we knew from previous experience would likely result in bots retweeting or cloning the tweets.
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New Q 1/19/2010 The Great Awakening
THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD
THE GREAT AWAKENING
A WEEK TO REMEMBER
Senate impeachment begins 1/21/2020
What's happening this week?
Senate begins impeachment trial-GOP senators considering 'kill switch' option
Gen Flynn-“Friday Next Week Is going to be Phenomenal. It’s Going to Be EPIC!”-Sidney Powell
Trump Legal Defense Team ready
Socialists Agenda #Virginia2A is being exposed
THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD may refer to Q drop 659- FREEDOM DAY: When Abraham Lincoln signed a resolution for the U.S. Constitution's 13th amendment in order to abolish slavery
(Q) POTUS FREED those ‘good’ people who are currently being blackmailed, threatened & enslaved
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The holiday season may have drawn to a close, but these trend-hijacking pornbots seem to have missed the memo. #ReleaseTheMemo #ThursdayThoughts

cc: @ZellaQuixote
@ZellaQuixote By searching for the repeated phrases used by the pornbots, we found 19 accounts. All supposedly tweet via the "Twitter Web Client" (the old version of the Twitter website), but due to repetition of content and frequently inhuman sleep schedules, we believe them to be automated.
@ZellaQuixote Here are the 40 trends that this botnet most frequently grafts onto its tweets. Holidays, sports, and recent political/news topics make up the bulk of the list. All appear to be U.S. trends (or have at least trended recently in the U.S.). These bots drop the "#" from hashtags.
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BREAKING: Iran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops in retaliation for Trump's assassination of Suleimani. No reports yet of casualties or damage estimates.
It has begun.. #ThursdayThoughts
usatoday.com/story/news/wor…
2-"State TV described it early Wednesday as Tehran’s revenge operation over the killing of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qasem Soleimani. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard then warned the U.S. and its regional allies against retaliating over the missile attack in Iraq.
3-"The Guard issued the warning via a statement carried by Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency. “We are warning all American allies, who gave their bases to its terrorist army, that any territory that is the starting point of aggressive acts against Iran will be targeted,”
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Sen Chris Murphy just said that unless this attack that killed General Soleimani was done to prevent an imminent threat to the United States, Trump cannot legally have ordered it without Congressional Consent. We could end up at War with Iran, kids. This is BAD. #ThursdayThoughts
The DOD statement says that Soleimani was actively planning attacks on US Diplomats and service members. "Soleimani was “actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region. General Soleimani and his Quds Force were
2-responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American and coalition service members and the wounding of thousands more.”
Lots of resonant speculation that Iran sees this as an act of War. #ThursdayThoughts militarytimes.com/news/your-mili…
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Attorneys for Little Roger Stone asked the court today to delay his sentencing (Feb 6) for 'at least one month'. Taking a page out of Flynn's book, Stone's claiming he needs to more to get p/w for his sentencing advisory together. #ThursdayThoughts washingtonpost.com/local/legal-is…
2-"Stone faces up to 50 yrs in prison...A presentencing investigation into whether a person’s background may warrant a harsher or more lenient punishment is a necessary step in the federal sentencing process.
3-"U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson had ordered the report to be completed by Jan. 9, but Stone’s attorneys said they are unable to meet probation officials’ deadlines...They asked to postpone sentencing to after March 9 to allow time for Stone and probation officials to
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Pelosi discussed holding back the Articles in this morning's Dem caucus mtg, characterizing it as a 'strategic move'. In her presser, she didn't give that away. Jennifer's pc is good.
Hack pinned in my feed to get @ paywall. #ThursdayThoughts
washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/…
2-"..If McConnell and Republicans refuse to have an actual trial and three Republican senators are not brave enough to object, Pelosi could deploy a backup plan that also addresses Republicans’ professed concerns that they wait on witnesses Trump has blocked by assertion of a
3-"phony “absolute immunity” claim. Pelosi can wait to transmit the articles, now that impeachment is complete, until such time as the cases involving senior officials wind their way through the courts and reach a final ruling (likely at the Supreme Court level where cases
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Numerous animal sanctuaries, rescues survive ONLY through #donations

A cool gift idea: make a donation in someone's name✨
☑ .@rikkisrefuge and share some #love this #Christmas2019

#WishList #helpingothers #payitforward #ThursdayThoughts #FridayFeeling
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What to give a friend for #Christmas 👉 beneaththewoodsanctuary.co.uk a donation in their name✨

Or you can #sponsor a resident at .@BTWsanctuary #gifts of #love

#Christmas2019 #christmasgifts #helpingothers #SecretSanta #TwitterForGood #WishList
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Sanctuary in #Warwickshire
.@FARSSanctuary could use some #love this #Christmas2019

If you have a few pennies spare please help ▶ justgiving.com/crowdfunding/c…

#donation gift 🎁 #helpingothers #christmasgiving #WishList #ThankfulThursday
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Time once again for my occasional series "Women with great hair fleeing gothic houses!"

And today we visit 1971... #ThursdayThoughts
Note: this is a sea-circled island...

Terror On Duncan Island, by Caroline Farr. Signer #Gothic, 1971. Cover by Allan Kass.
Is she walking on water there?

The Night Of The Enchantress, by Katherine Troy. Coronet #Gothic, 1971.
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President Trump "I never stopped you, BUT NOW..."😎
Hillary & DNC paid for a fake dossier using foreign spies The FBI used the #FakeDossier to get a FISA WARRANT to spy on Trumps Campaign #FISAGate
#FISACourt IS A BIG DEAL #PainComing #FakeNewsMedia
#ImpeachmentDay #Impeached
The deed is done. Goodbye [Traitors]
12/21/2017👇
EO Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse/Corruption
Arrests R Coming
This is not a game
MI will never allow another traitor to become President
#ImpeachmentDay #ImpeachmentVote
An Impeachment Role for the Supreme Court?
Securing the SENATE meant EVERYTHING
Securing the SC meant EVERYTHING
Military Law v Criminal Law
[Placeholder-SC rulings re:challenges re:Civ Non_Civ]
[Placeholder-SC rulings re:USA v Def appeals]
nationalreview.com/2019/12/an-imp…
#ImpeachmentDay
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Good morning/afternoon/whatever, fellow travelers in the #WarOnChristmas! Sorry for the late start; I swear eggnog had nothing to do with it.

It’s December 12. With only 13 persecuting days left till Christmas, be sure to wish a right-wing Christian a happy Constitution Day!
What’s that? You didn’t know it was Constitution Day? Well it is. In Russia.

There, the 1993 Constitution, honored with today’s holiday, increasingly means whatever Putin wants it to.

That makes it exactly the sort of constitution our “Merry Christmas” maniacs would prefer.
We thus route our enemy in the #WarOnChristmas with a double bind. If the insist on only accepting “Merry Christmas,” they are refusing to celebrate the Constitution of the Russian Federation, thus in a backwards sort of way more or less taking a stand in support of rule of law.
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#Patriots and #Anons don't forget we are watching a movie. Everything that is happening was programmed before #QPosts. Today, the criminals, are ONLY obeying orders from #MilitaryTribunals. [They] are reciting a script to show their corruption to the world. Enjoy the show‼️ 🍿🎉
Hillary Clinton Covered Up Pedophile Ring Inside US State Department
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26 Jul 2019 - 2:57:28 PM
#QAnon
@realDonaldTrump
#WWG1WGA
#MerryChristmas
#KAG2020
#Trump2020
#WeAreTheNewsNow
#DigitalSoldiers
Do you remember?
We do.
Q

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@realDonaldTrump FISAGATE: Enjoy the Show!
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23 May 2019 - 10:25:37 PM
What makes a good movie❓
Good actors‼️
Enjoy the show, VIP Patriot!
Q
#QAnon
@realDonaldTrump
#WWG1WGA
#MerryChristmas
#KAG2020
#Trump2020
#WeAreTheNewsNow
#DigitalSoldiers
#MAGA
#ThursdayMotivation
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"Fear is the mind-killer," but movie production is a close second. Today in my pulp Iook at films to watch over Christmas I look back at a fabulous flawed movie based on a well-loved epic story. No, not Condorman...

...this is the story of David Lynch's Dune! #ThursdayThoughts
Dune is an epic story: conceived by Frank Herbert after studying the Oregon Dunes in 1957 he spent five years researching, writing, and revising it before publication. He would go on to write a further five sequels.
Dune is a multi-layered story and a hugely immersive novel. It's about a future where the mind rather the computer is king, aided by the mysterious spice melange. It also has more feuding houses than Game of Thrones.
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Remember when I told you that the #Impeachment Inquiry was really about Russia? The same show I told you about Rudy and #Trump taking bribes. That was at the end of October.@NarativLive #ThursdayThoughts podbean.com/ew/pb-9mqe8-c5…
@NarativLive Then I laid out how Vladimir Putin seemed to be calling the shots as Trump and Giuliani were scrambling to deal with Zelensky's surprise election win. /2 @NarativLive. #Impeach #UkraineScheme podbean.com/ew/pb-hh3n6-c8…
I revealed how profits from Liquid Natural Gas plays a big factor in the #UkraineScheme and that Republicans were set to make a mint off Ukrainian LNG tenders. /3 #TrumpImpeachment podbean.com/ew/pb-qbjn8-c8…
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#Thread: After @EliseStefanik’s national meltdown many of you joined #TeamTedra, because you know that her partisan theatrics are bad for the country.

But today I want to tell you about the things Stefanik has done to hurt #NY21 families.
Despite her campaign promises to improve #healthcare for Northern New Yorkers; @EliseStefanik voted to kick 64,000 of us (my family included) off their insurance.

She voted to gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

She voted to make RX drugs more expensive.
.@EliseStefanik voted to cut hundreds of billions of dollars from Medicare and Social Security.

In 2012 she chaired the @GOP platform committee and wrote the plan to privatize #SocialSecurity and turn #Medicare into a voucher program.
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“McFeely said the city has sent video clips to Hallmark and exchanged emails.”

Literally one town over from where I mostly grew up they’re trying to get Hallmark to come film a Christmas movie because of course they are

#WarOnChristmas #ThursdayThoughts wthr.com/article/carmel…
Life imitates (bad) “art” imitating peak white feminist fantasy, I’m dying here 🤣

But alas, a happy ending may prove elusive:

“Hallmark shoots most of its films in Canada where it gets hard-to-beat tax breaks and other incentives.”

#ThursdayMotivation #ChristmasKitsch
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So(1) the people at @UL want to build a #monument to former Tanaiste Mary Harney who in 2002 used the Gov Air Corps (CASA fishery, aircraft, to fly to and open of her friends off licence in 2002 #Manorhamilton #Leitrim
#TrueStory #ThursdayThoughts
#Ireland #wildAtlanticway
2. The aircraft flew to #Sligo on December 14th 2002.
The Progressive Democrats leader flew out to meet barrister friend Fergus O'Hagan to open his off licence with her husband Brian Geoghegan - at an estimated cost of EUR2,500 an hour. #TrueStory
3. After the flight Mary and her husband were collected by a government car, driven over from #Dublin that day, and taken to #Manorhamilton with a garda escort.
There was no donkey and certainly no 3 wise men around
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I’m one of the academy’s throwaway PhDs. And I’m incredibly lucky I’m using my historical training to write policy analysis, journalism, and commentary for broader audiences. I couldn’t be doing this without support via @Patreon:

patreon.com/cstroop

#RealAcademicBios
My writing and speaking career, which does relate to my postgraduate education but also goes well beyond it, *might* eventually become self-sustaining without substantial support from readers like you. But this model can’t replace the tenure-track system.

#ThursdayThoughts
We “superfluous” PhDs have to deal with the psychological pain of being discarded by the academy and find our bearings after receiving little or no education about what transferable skills we might have and how to transfer them. We’re often seen as failures by colleagues.
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