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#ElonMusk isn't evil, BUT
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His #libertarian ideology can be cartoonishly evil, bcs its amoral. That makes him a threat to #liberty, #prosperity & 250 years of American #democracy

#Twitter #ElonMuskTwitter #ElonMuskBuyTwitter #DemocracyUnderThreat
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There are a few dots to connect, so stick with me...

1️⃣ #PeterThiel wants a #Monarchy
2️⃣ The #KochBrothers are creating an #Oligarchy
3️⃣ #Putin's Russia is the grand vision
4️⃣ #Libertarians are amoral
5️⃣ #Ideology is blindingly dangerous
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First, check out this remarkable @Techcrunch article called "Geeks for Monarchy".

Long before the 2016 election brought us a #Trump/#Putin/#Theil/#AltRight mashup of craziness, @klintron laid out this #antidemocracy ideology waaaaaay back in 2013.
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techcrunch.com/2013/11/22/gee…
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Key takeaways from #CrownPrince #MohammedBinSalman's interview with @TheAtlantic.

#MBS stressed the success of economic and social reforms:

#SaudiArabia is a @g20org country, you can see our position five years ago: It was almost 20. Today, we are almost 17”

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To #MBS, the #Ritz operation was an elegant, nonviolent solution to the problem of vampires feasting on #SaudiArabia’s annual budget.

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The fight between #MBS and Sheikh #Tamim Al-Thani had been no big deal, “a fight between brothers.” The relationship between #SaudiArabia and #Qatar is now “better than ever in history.”

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Is #Russia’s sentiment that they want to know what #Ukraine really thinks, and if Ukraine can, “stand on their own,” in the international community, with security even, and the idea is how could you if you cannot stand up to our troops, though,
which, is interpersonally, abusive, internationally, too, people have kinship, and, we believe in them and offer support, I am thinking of the transition from #colonialism, I believe, #monarchy, and, people do this when they have #trauma, and are family, a community, this can
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#USA is a free democracy, #India is a "partly free" democracy
#FOE Japan is a free democracy, India is a partly free democracy: Compare the ratio of critical/unfavorable articles, to favorable articles, in the top 3 news sources in Japan & India respectively, to find which press is freer! #SciMe 1st data, 2nd Analysis, 3rd Policy/views!🧐🤔
3/demo #Majoritarianism & freedom: Compare treatment of minorities in USA(non-christian), Japan(Korean etc) & India (Muslims): In particular plot over 70yrs th % of minority pop on same graph & compare decadal changes[summarizes it's discrimination(in cntry) & opportunities(ROW)]
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#Thailand #protesters already gathered infront of parliament house where MPs & senators are debating on whether to amend #constitution. They'll likely be able to start taking a vote at about 6pm #Bangkok time. This is continuation of reform demands #ไปสภาไล่ขี้ข้าศักดินา
#Thailand protesters say they want to continue momentum to demand for change & to support the activists who have been vocal in asking for new #constitution, reforms to #monarchy & change in government. MPs, senators will vote on 6 motions #แก้รัฐธรรมนูญ #ไปสภาไล่ขี้ข้าศักดินา
#Thailand MPs, senators to vote on 6 motions on whether they agree to amend #constitution. A least 1/3 (84) senators have to agree before motion can be passed. Senators are appointed & usually vote as a bloc. Constitution now has provided for their existence #แก้รัฐธรรมนูญ
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Fresh grad from #Thailand #Thammasat university @o_ongkanin became a mini celebrity as he took a picture of the symbolic plaque embedded into ground by #protesters calling for national reforms in his graduation gown. This is beginning of change he feels #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฏร
Surrounding people applauding young #Thailand graduate for taking a picture of plaque laid down by #protesters calling for #monarchy reforms, change in government & constitution. Many question how long this plaque will remain as it's infront of palace #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฏร ImageImageImageImage
#Thailand @prayutofficial thanked all for a peaceful #protest this weekend. Said officers ensured safety of all, both authorities & protesters avoided "unnecessary tensions" by not confronting each other.
#19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฏร m.facebook.com/story.php?stor… ImageImage
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#Thailand protesters & police alike ready for round 2 on 2nd day of protest at Sanam Luang, infront of Thai #grandpalace. Many camped out in the field overnight as protesters kept speeches going on almost throughout the night. #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฏร ImageImageImageImage
#Thailand #protest crowd certainly thinned out since last night where tens of thousands were gathered here on Sanam Luang, a royal park right infront of palace and beside #Thammasat University. Protest leader says #monarchy shouldn't be above politics #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฏร ImageImageImageImage
#Thailand leading protest leaders stating their demands for reforms to #monarchy right infront of the #GrandPalace. These demands include getting rid of lèse majesté law, closing some of the royal offices/units & reducing budget of the palace. #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฏร
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#Thailand #Bangkok protesters already trickling into protest site at #Thammasat university to demand reforms for country. Likely to be the biggest turnout in recent years. Demands include changing constitution & reforming #monarchy. #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฎร ImageImageImageImage
1 of key #Thailand protesters already here & asking people to gather in the #Thammasat field & asking "are you ready to fight?" Thousands expected in #Bangkok to demand for democratic changes #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฎร ImageImageImageImage
Do follow @SaksithCNA & I gathered at #Thammasat university #Bangkok #Thailand where many have already gathered way before official start time of 2pm for protest. Many say they want to be physically present despite the rain to show their determination #19กันยาทวงอํานาจคืนราษฎร. ImageImageImageImage
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Major turnout at @FCCThai with a discussion on the ongoing #Thailand pro-democracy/anti-government protests. One of the key organizers of the protests @fordtattepRuang is speaking while others arrested earlier today still making their way from court to the event. #ประเทศกูมี ImageImageImageImage
@fordtattepRuang at @FCCThai now says need to "escalate" protests given the continuing harassment as seen with the arrests of pro-democracy/anti-government protesters. He's also calling on media to not exercise "self-censorship". #ประเทศกูมี Rest of speakers have arrived. ImageImageImageImage
@thapanee3miti Veteran #Thailand journalist at @FCCThai says mainstream media under "alot of pressure" in covering pro-democracy issue & anti-government protests. Believes there's still media "freedom". Says she's "committed" to reporting issue but constraints exist #ประเทศกูมี ImageImageImageImage
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