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Let's hear from David Blewett for Dallas City Council #D14 in his own words:

What has @PhilipTKingston not accomplished because of his temperament?
"That's a question that's difficult to answer. You can't point to things that aren't there"
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#JuvenileCurfew (Kids in Handcuffs)
"The City should have to tools to do it"
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#AffordableHousing
"I just don't get it.The way they did it in older cities,you had neighborhoods that were ethnically segregated.Specific to different wage groups or different ethnicity. It will not be attractive to higher income people, so that'll kind of keep a lid on it"
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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! ❤️❤️❤️

NEW THREAD:

Does P = [P]ALLADISM???

P = C
The “Chair” Serves the Master
Who is the Master??? 🤔

DOWN THE RABBITHOLE WE GO!!

#QAnon #WWG1WGA @realDonaldTrump @GenFlynn #EuropeanImperialism #NWO
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2/ Most People are familiar with Albert Pikes 3 World Wars... I will attach the information for those who do not know... The Hidden Agenda is World Domination #NWO & #Luciferianism (we’ll get into that a bit later) #FreeMasons #Satanism #QAnon
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3/ Members of The #PalladianRite are obsessed with #Occultism
They communicate with Spirits called
⚡️⚡️#Illuminati (#Demons?)
When a Member becomes #Illuminated he is called an #Illuminatus (#DemonPossessed?)
Collectively they Call themselves “Masters of the Temple” ⚡️⚡️
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Thread as promised on the Solid White (#Confederate) South thesis, including the "herding thesis," culture of honor, "Cracker culture" tropes, & why overturning these rids us (false) history written by white supremacists.
1. In the years following the Civil War, all the way to the post-Depression era, historians-both racists like U.B. Phillips, as well as anti-racists like WEB DuBois & William M. Brewer (the editor of the Journal of Negro History for nearly two decades)-described the white South
2. as deeply divided bw wealthy slaveholders & poor whites. There were middling-class yeomen, as well, but their focus was on the tensions bw the haves & the "helots." But by the 1920&30s rich white Southerners were frightened by a rapidly industrializing, urbanizing country- &
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I'm seeing some misinformation here re: non-slaveholding southerners fighting in the #CivilWar since @TheTattooedProf 's #RobertELee thread went viral. So let's get a few things right:
1. Support for the #Confederacy varied greatly among non-slaveholders, depending on rural/urban, Upper/Lower South, slave societies/societies w slaves, & ties to slaveholders. Class also mattered: many landholding yeomen DID think 1 day they could own slaves, some rented slaves.
2. But for many cyclically-poor landless whites, esp in the cotton South (abt 1/3 white pop), there was no desire to fight & die to protect slave property. They even realized that their lives were negatively impacted (socio-economically) by the "peculiar institution."
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