Ok, Twitter Fam, all of this is happening very fast, which means we need fast responses.

We need to come to grips with the fact that this is where we are right now.

This is real.

So let's start coming up with meaningful plans to counter it all.
Here's my first thought: Start going as low tech as you can.

Start creating actual paper trails.

Think about writing checks again, so you have cancelled checks as records.

Start memorizing some phone numbers again.

Get a damn corded landline.
Just to be clear, I'm not saying toss your cell in the ocean and go off the grid.

I'm saying have low tech back-ups and printed records of anything you do online.
We need to remember that the French Resistance did not have Twitter.

Operators on the Underground Railroad could not FaceTime each other.

Paul Revere was unable to Periscope his warning.

They still got shit done.
Martin Luther didn't email his Ninety-Five Thesis to his bishop. He went down to the church and nailed it to the door.

He made his point without Google's help.

And so must we.

Be peaceful. Be smart.

And remember, not a single Viking used GPS coordinates.


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14 Jan

As the former Executive Editor of several national consumer magazines, that's not actually what this Vogue cover shows me.

You must understand how many people had eyes on that cover copy before it went to print and thought that it was awesome. Image
This was a HUGE cover for Vogue.

LOTS of ad money in this one, with (I would assume) jacked up "premium placement" rates for the inside front & back covers, the ads in the table of contents, and any within the article itself, on the expectation that more readers see those pages.
This cover *should* have set the magazine's editorial tone for their approach to the entire administration.

Proofreaders, assistant editors, graphic designers, managing editors, the marketing team, the advertising team, the Executive Editor & the Publisher were all good with it.
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13 Jan
Here's a protest:

Could you imagine if, on the 20th, just as Joe was taking the oath, 80 million Americans stepped just outside their door and released a Red Balloon?



A VERY correct Patriot made a VERY good point, so...


Think the chat boxes in any network live stream of the Inauguration. 😎

An Unconventional Coup deserves an Unconventional and undeniably peaceful Protest.

Let's make this happen.
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11 Jan

Welcome to The New Urban Agenda, courtesy of the United Nation's Agenda 2030.

Yaaay! Sustainability!

Of course, if you have no cars—and trust me, you won't be able to afford one—you'll have to rely on public transportation & airlines to leave your new smart city.
Of course, you won't be able to use those services without your vaccination passport.

So you will shop, either at Amazon or eBay or at the store you can walk to. The store that got the lucrative permit to build in the master planned, inclusive and mandated diverse community.
You'll work at home, too, if you don't have that vax passport.

And you know, if you refuse to take care of yourself, your national healthcare status is going to have to be reviewed. I mean, you haven't enjoyed your free membership to the corner gym & CCTV hasn't seen you jog...
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7 Jan
Start making a list of news people you trust.

Not "news people you always agree with."

People whose analysis challenges your thinking, not confirms your beliefs.

People you believe tell the truth as they see it, no matter what.

My starting list, below...
.@SteveDeaceShow tops my list.

He cuts through the noise and gives you his bottom line, and could care less if you believe him.

He embodies "righteous indignation," which can at times annoy me, but he applies it with honor.

He is speaking the truth as he knows it.

If you want to look at his track record for insightful, damn near prophetic, analysis, pick up a copy of his book, A Nefarious Plot.

He published it in 2016.

He nailed it.

All of it. ImageImage
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7 Jan

Well, Twitter Fam,

I'm not bragging, but, since the beginning of the plandemic, I've been pretty good at predicting what to expect next.

Even up to and including the clusterfuck that went down yesterday...

But I have to be honest:

I don't have a clue what happens now.
Here's what I do know:

Half of America knows this was all an orchestrated coup.

We know what we saw yesterday.

We can't unsee any of what has happened over the last 5 years.

We will never again trust our intelligence community, our representatives, our judicial system...
And seriously,

Fuck our elections or the officials who are crowned as a result of them.

That's just a damn joke.


Now what?
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Let's take a look at Navistar, shall we?
You can't make this shit up...

Link: mooredmgroup.com
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