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Jun 17 34 tweets 27 min read
This thread is about #ClayClark, a South Dakota-based former DJ, business podcaster & founder of the ReAwaken America tour. /1
#ClayClark was an early partner with #RogerStone on the Big Lie Stop the Steal movement & works with #MikeFlynn. He helps them with outreach to the Pentacostal, charismatic & “prosperity Gospel” communities. /2
Of local interest, #ClayClark’s productions have featured at least FIVE #Sarasota-based conspiracy theorists: #MikeFlynn, #PatrickByrne, #AnnVandersteel, #JohnMichaelChambers, & #RajDoraisamy. /3…
#ClayClark grew up in Tulsa, OK & St. Cloud, MN. He refers to himself as a college dropout from Oral Roberts University who has made himself into a successful entrepreneur. /4
#ClayClark’s wife homeschools his five children, according to a 2014 interview. /5…
#ClayClark ran for Mayor of Tulsa in 2009 as a GOP candidate but dropped out of the race. /6…
Prior to his national conspiracy tour, #ClayClark was best known for his Thrivetime business podcast with partner Robert Zoellner in Tulsa, Oklahoma. /7
#ClayClark sued Tulsa over a mask mandate in August 2020, claiming masks deprived him of oxygen. The suit was dismissed in January 2021. /8
#ClayClark began hosting “Health and Freedom” events during the pandemic, which later became the Reawaken America tour. /9
#ClayClark ReAwaken America tours are sponsored by Charisma News. Their HQ is in Lake Mary, #Florida, which is in the suburban Orlando area in #SeminoleCounty. /10
#ClayClark says his touring work is the fulfillment of two prophecies, one by Kenneth Hagelin and the other by Kim Clement. /11…
On Nov. 5, 2020, two days after the election, #ClayClark tweeted that he was working with political dirty trickster #RogerStone on the Big Lie Stop the Steal campaign, specifically recruiting veterans to the cause. /12
#RogerStone came on #ClayClark’s radio show in November 2020 to spread his message about how to help the Big Lie Stop the Steal cause. Clay’s show became a major vector for election disinformation. /13
#SarasotaSeditionSquad members #MikeFlynn & #PatrickByrne, as well as pro-Trump attorney #LinWood, came on #ClayClark’s show in December 2020 to talk about the Big Lie of a stolen election, which Flynn framed as a “coup.” /14
#ShadowNetwork Council for National Policy member & TPUSA head #CharlieKirk, an anti-higher education activist, came on the #ClayClark radio show to spread the Big Lie of a stolen election. /15
#Sarasota-area resident #RajDoraisamy went on the #ClayClark show in December 2020 to peddle the Big Lie of a stolen election. /16
In early January 2021, #ClayClark personally advocated to his Twitter followers that they join the MAGA events in Washington DC & March for Trump on January 6. /17
On January 5, 2021, #ClayClark spoke at the Washington DC Freedom Plaza, falsely calling COVID a hoax & encouraging a “mass-spreader event.” /18…
Election deniers #MikeLindell & #PatrickByrne continue to peddle misinformation at #ClayClark Reawaken America tour events. /19…
In late 2021, a former Dominion Voting Systems executive sued #ClayClark for “defamation, civil conspiracy and intentional distress for his unfounded claims about the 2020 presidential election being rigged.” /20…
Political dirty trickster #RogerStone speaks at #ClayClark’s Reawaken America tours. He claims a “satanic portal” opened above the White House when Biden was elected president. /21…
Disgraced former general & #SarasotaSeditionSquad member #MikeFlynn is considered the tour’s top draw, where he has spouted Christian nationalist rhetoric about how the US should have “one religion.” /22…
The America Project of #PatrickByrne & #MikeFlynn has livestreamed #ClayClark ReAwaken America tours. /23
Christian groups have spoken out about #ClayClark’s Reawaken America tour, warning about disinformation, “toxic polarization,” & the danger of Christian nationalism to separation of church and state. /24…
#ClayClark Reawaken America tours feature anti-vaxxer & COVID skeptics such as #SimoneGold of America’s Frontline Doctors, Stella Immanuel, & Scott Jensen. /25…
Merchandise at the #ClayClark Reawaken America conferences includes a quack bleach “Miracle Mineral Solution” originally touted by #DonaldTrump that is a top seller. /26…
Two #Sarasota-based conspiracy theorists, #JohnMichaelChambers & #AnnVandersteel, appear at the #ClayClark Reawaken America tour. Vandersteel was also a special guest on Clark’s show on January 7, 2021. /27…
Far-right Moms for America leader #KimberlyFletcher, another Jan. 5, 2021 DC rally speaker, has also participated in #ClayClark tour events. /28
The #ClayClark Reawaken America audience is typically older & white, a mix of men and women. /29…
#ClayClark Reawaken America tours have happened in Oklahoma, Ohio, Florida, Michigan, Colorado, California, Texas, Virginia, etc. /30…
The Florida #ClayClark Reawaken America event was held at the #Tampa area church of Rodney Howard-Browne, who has also been on Clark’s show spreading COVID misinformation. /31
#ClayClark also continues to appear on discredited venues such as conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ show. /32
Right Wing Watch has compiled some of #ClayClark’s most outrageous statements, such as that Google is a Satanic influence. /33
#ClayClark has also bizarrely argued that the COVID vaccine will create zombies. The conspiracy nonsense truly never ends. /34

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