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Re: Chinese espionage in the US. #MoscowMitch is now married to #ChinasBitch @ElaineChao, who called the 1999 Cox Report on Chinese Espionage, ‘racist.’
#MoscowMitch’s ‘wife’ is current Secretary of Transportation, #ChinasBitch @elainechao. Article from 2007:…
And if that doesn’t bother you, then this fucking should: #PutinsBitch hired #MoscowMitch’s ‘wife,’ #ChinasBitch @elainechao as SecTrans. Her in 2017: “We are going to sell our infrastructure to foreign investors. Oops not foreign, I didn’t say foreign.”
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1/Have you seen the PBS special Re the #WeissmannReport? Lie #1 and it is a whopper told in first two minutes @ECCulper @CarrollQuigley1 @MadAddictSport @themarketswork @Techno_Fog @almostjingo @TheLastRefuge2
2/Exhibit 1. Comey Memos memorialize telling @POTUS he was NOT under investigation on three separate occasions. The 2nd time was as this dinner.…
3/Even with the lies and propaganda it still doesn't work. Even if they lied and really was under investigation @POTUS is under the impression NOT under investigation. St. Comey told him so...😘
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"I would love to be able to regulate the content of speech"

- Ted Lieu

It's actually kinda crazy how easy it is to take things out of context and present them in bad faith while also cutting off the beginning and end of what was said.

"...impeach AG Rosenstein. BRING IT ON..." - Ted Lieu
"...kill not only the patient who was exposed to a tainted duodenoscope but also family members, friends and hospital staff who interacted with the patient." - Ted Lieu

I hope you all realize Im stripping out context as a joke and of course Ted didnt imply what this sounds like
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#Ethiopia: As per @fanatelevision, Takele Uma, Mayor of #AddisAbaba city, "today visited condo dwellers at #KoyeFeche site", in the southern outskirt of Addis, off #Addis-#Adama expressway. "The residents have complained about lack of infrastructure, such as water & electricity."
#ContextMatters: As early as 2012, AS asked if condominiums in #AddisAbeba were becoming "Slums in the making"… "existing problem of infrastructure in some sites such as Jemo, the biggest condominium site hosting 10, 000 houses, is not an end in itself"
"So far, the issue of lack, or in some cases absence, of a functioning infrastructure has been widely discussed as a national agenda. In the past the gov has admitted, more than once,that a few essential things have gone terribly wrong while planning for the massive construction"
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Breaking: The embattled #Somali region president Abdi Illey and key military leaders of the Liyu Police have been placed "under the federal army and police custody which were sent in to #Jigjiga yesterday. AS learned that they are being flown to #AddisAbeba at the moment.
On Sat. attempt to detain Abdi Illey failed in what is described as ill preparation by Fed. defense forces, who surrounded his "Presidential palace"… Read our source quoted as saying: "Abdi Illey will be placed under federal custody. “
Quoting @BBCSomali #BBCAmharic said Abdi Illey was detained by members of the federal army and was taken from his "Presidential Palace"… አብዲ ሞሃመድ ኡመር በቁጥጥር ስር ዋሉ -
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#Ethiopia: @addisu_arega says suggestions to change the name Oromo People's Democratic Organization (#OPDO) to Oromo Democratic Party (ODP), with a new logo (pic) are floating. He asked for public opinion. It conforms that OPDO, led by PM #AbiyAhed, is preparing to rebrand itself
Why would OPDO rebrand itself? Here's one critical look at what AS characterized as the party's 'birth defect"
#OPDO: Lost, confused and at a crossroads… OPDO is a party that suffers from ‘disparaging lack of narrative’. A must read!
#Ethiopia: #OPDO's alternative designs to rebrand its logo may face copyright issues. @addisu_arega
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