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13 Jan, 11 tweets, 4 min read
HISTORY LESSON: The media is calling what happened at the Capitol 'The Trump Insurrection'. The problem is that what happened at the Capitol wasn't an insurrection - not even close. #thread
2/ If President Trump had called for an insurrection on 1/6 at the Capitol I have no doubt hundreds if not thousands of his supporters would have attended (not this patriot btw) and they would have been armed wearing bulletproof vests and helmets.
3/ So what happened? Why were Trump supporters so ill-prepared to conduct an insurrection if their President had called on them? It might be useful to discuss previous insurrections to get an idea of what one looks like.
4/ The first major insurrection occurred in Biden's home state and is called the Wilmington Insurrection of 1898. 2,000 armed Democrats took to the streets, burned a black-owned newspaper, shot dozens of blacks, and forced thousands of blacks out of the city.
5/ The most popular insurrection in US history was the New York City Draft Riots. Armed men took to the streets and burned the homes and businesses of wealthy elites and lynched blacks. It took 4,000 national guardsmen four days to end the insurrection leaving hundreds dead.
6/ The Battle of Blair Mountain was the scene of the bloodiest insurrection in history. 15,000 armed miners (WWI vets) confronted the coal tycoons preventing them from unionizing. They exchange 1 million rounds with police killing over 100 before the insurrection ended.
7/ The Richmond Bread Riots saw 1000s of desperate people taking to the streets, chanting “bread or blood!” Ignoring the protests of city officials, they broke down the doors of private businesses and supply houses and made off with food, clothing, jewelry, and other valuables.
8/ The Battle of Athens insurrection took place after a local politician rigged an election. 100s of WWII vets ran their own candidates and when the ballot boxes were stolen, the insurgents took over the jail and installed their candidates ousting the corrupt politicians.
9/ Shays’ Rebellion took place as farmers in MA were losing their farms to debt collectors. More than 1,500 insurgents took over the federal armory in Springfield and held it for a week. Followed by the Whiskey Rebellion and Fries’s Rebellion.
10/ The people who marched for President Trump on 1/6 weren't dressed for an insurrection much less armed for one. 99% of the people there were peaceful and the handful of violent vandals weren't armed or prepared to conduct an insurgency. Stop calling it an insurgency.
11/ Bonus: The FBI has reported that the 'insurgency' at the Capitol was pre-planned on Twitter. Question for @SpeakerPelosi how could Trump incite something that was already planned? Guess you should have held hearings before impeaching him...

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15 Jan
BREAKING: CNN’s Jade Sacker penetrating the Capitol with a member of BLM/Antifa cheering, “We did it!” And then asking her conspirator if he was filming, he said he’d delete it, he lied. CNN was in on it.
2/ To make this clear. CNN was embedded with BLM/Antifa pretending to be Trump supporters videoing them incite a riot. This is freaking huge. If CNN is allowed to maintain its press access anywhere in DC there needs to be a serious overhaul of our entire system.
3/ According to sources she was working on a CNN project, but she's done a lot of work for NBC and NPR.
Read 4 tweets
14 Jan
BREAKING: The FBI has arrested #BlackLivesMatter self-described anti-fascist John Sullivan for leading the charge during the insurrection at the Capitol. Sullivan goaded the first casualty of the event to climb through a window just before she was killed.
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2/ The FBI alleged that moments before breaching the Capitol's security John Sullivan told a crowd of disguised counter-protesters, "we about to burn this shit down, we got to rip Trump out of office, fucking pull him out of that shit, we ain't waiting until the next election... Image
3/ "...we about to go get that mother fucker, it is time for a revolution."

Shortly afterward Sullivan could be heard goading Ashli Babbitt to jump through a window as he filmed her being shot and killed by law enforcement. Image
Read 13 tweets
14 Jan
BREAKING: For the first time since the Civil War a U.S. city is occupied by armed forces, not under the command of the Commander in Chief. The 20,000 National Guard troops in DC are from over 30 states meaning they are outside the chain of command of the commander in chief. ImageImageImageImage
2/ Guardsmen from 30 states are authorized to provide armed support for the U.S. Capitol Police to protect members of Congress and their staff. The Secretary of the Army authorized the National Guard Bureau to send the troops. militarytimes.com/news/your-mili…
3/ FYI the only National Guard troops under Trump's command are those permanently stationed in DC. Image
Read 6 tweets
14 Jan
1/ 2020 ELECTION REPORT THREAD: Former Democrat and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, Peter Navarro, drafted the three-part Navarro Report analyzing the 2020 Election from an economist's perspective. A MUST READ. @RealPNavarro Image
2/ Volume 1 of the Navarro Report, The Immaculate Deception, assessed the fairness and integrity of the 2020 Presidential Election by identifying and assessing six key dimensions of alleged election irregularities.@RealPNavarro img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/be36…
3/ Volume 2 of the Navarro Report, The Art of the Steal, examined the institutional genesis of the six types of election irregularities. @RealPNavarro
Read 4 tweets
14 Jan
1/ PROFILE THREAD: So just who were the people who entered the Capitol on the afternoon of January 6th? If you believe the media they were wealthy, well-armed, white nationalists seeking to overthrow the government - a riotous insurgency. Here are the stories of a few of them:
2/ Klete Keller, an Olympic swimmer, was seen on videos from inside the Capitol standing 6'6" wearing his U.S. Olympic team jacket. Klete completed in three summer games earning two gold medals, a silver, and two bronze medals. Image
3/ The economic downturn hit the former Olympian very hard resulting in the loss of his family and home. Klete was homeless for almost a year before finding work just after President Trump was elected.
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14 Jan
TWITTER HATE TREAD: The messages Twitter won't censor and Apple, Google, and Amazon won't suppress:
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2/ Trump has never called for the death of anyone on Twitter and yet he has been banned. Iran threatens an entire religion and nation and their leader is still on the platform. @khamenei_ir Image
3/ Twitter users call for the death of supporters of the President of the United States routinely and yet they're allowed on the platform. @B1GBUD Image
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