(1) My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Christopher Sign.

Here's a short thread with some background into what the internet will be talking about today in relation to his death.

Nowadays when I write about those claiming #Arkancide is real, I pull no punches.
(2) I'm the first to admit that years ago I believed that at least a few of the so-called Arkancide cases likely were homicides, not suicides. I still don't know if they were, and nor do you.

I later changed my view and in 2019 became so furious I wrote about it (next tweet)
(3) Please note the context of the below thread; the date on which it was written, and proximal events.

It represents my attempt to accurately (at the time) assess the threat level of the "Q" movement that would later be implicated in 1/6/21.

(4) Also relevant to all of this is the Covid-related death of Luke Letlow. His widow took over his seat in the US Congress.

I wrote this thread about him on 12/31/2020. One week later I became proudly #ExMAGA:
(5) I noted at the time that the sitting POTUS from Mr Letlow's own party, failed to even send public condolences to the Letlow family. Every other relevant GOP pol did so, incl Scalise.

However, Scalise later disgraced himself as we have seen since 1/6: theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/op…
(6) I was a massive fan of Steve Scalise, until 1/6.

7 LEOs helped save his life in 2017, and the two that literally took a bullet for him were USCP.

After Scalise's lies about 1/6, I find it so galling.

(7) Anyway, I'll get back to enjoying my Sunday evening here in NZ. Y'all in the US have a fun filled set of Sunday morning political talk shows to watch if you so wish.

If I were there I'd skip the media today & look for a nice spot in the sun. Reality matters more.

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If you read Thomas Sowell or any other free markets economist or thinker, you can learn why the left is now on the ascendancy in so many countries.

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(1) A quick thread about my pinned tweet of June 1, 2021.

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They're ignoring that now.

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