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1/10 In this #USIran conflict, we need #FijiMedia #PacificMedia to run analysis pieces dissecting what it means for us in the islands. Our ignorance is frightening. Analysis on the following in layman's language for all people would be greatly appreciated:
2/10

1. #History of #PacificWars - e.g. the world wars and their legacies to articulate generational impact.

2. History of nuclear activity and its impact on island/er(s).

3. #Militarisation in the region and #Demilitarisation efforts over the years.
3/10

4. US military bases in the region and the risks we face as a result (Asia-Pacific).

5. #USIran conflict implications on future of #ClimateChange efforts - particularly important because the few small victories we've had as a region have been hard-won.
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Dear #MAGA #Desis & other assorted non-white ppl who support Republicans because of anti-blackness or lower taxes or the feeling of proximity to power, observe this pattern of escalating & widening targeting in #immigration policy & #deportation:
1. Criminal illegal aliens "bad hombres"
2. All undocumented immigrants
3. End TPS "Temporary Protected Status"
4. End family preference in green cards "chain migration"
5. Reduce/eliminate residency lottery
6. Review citizenship applications for fraud & revoke citizenship &
deport ppl who've been here for decades
7. End birthright citizenship for children of undocumented migrants
8. Muslim ban
9. Revoke residency visa for people who have used certain public welfare benefits

I've probably forgotten some other measures, and no doubt there are more
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1/ Someone I know just posted this little video on FB from someone a member of “Patriotic Millionaires”.

I watched the video, and scoffed.
2/ It was full of that double speak I’ve learned to suspect thanks to Thomas Sowell.
3/ It launches with a member, showing his total income from 2016 being north of $1MM.
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New thread, continuation from here:

One big point is, he wasn't re-creating, he was creating, from his ideas.
Every beginner at anthropology, every amateur at paleontology, imagines you can predict prehistoric life from say Kalahari Bushmen.
FALSE.
The Bushmen of the Kalahari developed a hunter-gatherer lifestyle only within the last 400 years, in response to invasions by Bantu peoples.
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So that the threads don't get too long, new thread! Starting here.
Continuation from here:
In fairness to me, although I passed on the offer of a spliff of elephant dung, I did try chewing a bit of psychoactive bark he recommended
It did absolutely nothing for me. He swore by it as antidote to bad side-effects of smoking elephant-dung, but I suspected hyperventilation.
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Today is #Reformation500! Which makes a really great intro to talk about revolution, millenarianism, body-parts magic & elephants.
First, this is interesting, & directly leads to elephants (see my later tweets). By @spulliam; #ProsperityGospel
washingtonpost.com/local/social-i…
An aside: Luther mistranslated hyraxes as rabbits, which caused much confusion about kosher laws etc
#Reformation500, cc.@garetrobinson
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