1/ THREAD: Fascists are spreading fear. Republicans are spreading fear. Pathologic partners are spreading fear. Inciting fear is a Machiavellian technique that drives your psyche downward to lower levels on Maslow's Hierarchy of needs.
2/ Feeling fear makes you more easily manipulatable. These (and other groups) individuals will do this on one hand — and then on the other hand they will (pretend to) offer you prayers, help, food, protection, a truce, etc.,
May 13 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
1/ THREAD: When I was 10 years old, I knew that not everyone in the US government was 'good'. When I was 13, I knew there were corrupt people there.
2/ Throughout my early adulthood, I believed the corruption to be relatively 'minimal' and manageable Perhaps this was somewhat accurate, or perhaps I was rationalizing.
May 8 • 10 tweets • 1 min read
1/ THREAD: “ 'The unborn' are a convenient group of people to advocate for.
They never make demands of you, they are morally uncomplicated, unlike the incarcerated, addicted, or the chronically poor;
2/ they don’t resent your condescension
or complain that you are not politically correct;
May 3 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
1/ THREAD: In case you doubt it or you need a reminder: Monday's Roe V Wade SCOTUS leak is proof we're in the midst of a coup. It's ongoing.
2/ January 6, 2021 was just one day — an awful day, yes — but it was just one day.
1/ THREAD: What questions should the @January6thCmte absolutely ask Marjorie Taylor Greene during her testimony?
2/ There exists a significant likelihood that Marjorie Taylor Greene has knowledge of and/or participated in the planning and implementation of the January 5th 2021 DC Pipe Bombing.
If she is innocent of this matter, she should answer these question without hesitation.
Apr 15 • 31 tweets • 5 min read
1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4649: Ted Cruz's reverse Rorschach.
1/ THREAD: ALL of the four components of the Dark Tetrad, contain, at their root, a lack of empathy:
• Psychopathy/Sociopathy (APD)
2/ Empathy is more basic, more foundational than love. W/out empathy, a person can parrot love/emulate what they (& others) believe are loving acts, but w/out empathy as a foundation, these are simply forced behaviors, a mimicking of what they think is contextual & proportional.
Apr 13 • 35 tweets • 7 min read
1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4647: When Barack Obama went toe-to-toe with Vladimir Putin in Normandy
2/ This image is a screen-grab (so it's a bit low-resolution) from earlier today, just after Vice President Kamala Harris announced the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the newest member of the United States Supreme Court.