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Jun 19, 2020 • 11 tweets • 3 min read
1/ Who invented the lightbulb?
History is the study of the past. What is studied in history is carefully chosen and interpreted, and then it is told. If this is the first year you have heard of Juneteenth-congratulations, you are experiencing first hand how history actually works
2/ If you have heard of Juneteenth in school, that is because your teacher probably learned of it on his or her own, because it is not in textbooks or is it taught outside of specialized college classes. And this is on purpose. History is about power and control.
May 31, 2020 • 8 tweets • 2 min read
1/ Trump has proclaimed that he will be designating #Antifa as a terrorist group. Let’s be clear, the United States does not and has not labeled any group in the U.S. as a “terrorist” group.
2/ Sure, we have a big list of official terrorist groups, but they are all foreign. In fact, according to the Director of National Intelligence, we have no terrorist organizations in North America because all terrorism by U.S. definition is foreign. dni.gov/nctc/groups.ht…