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💚💚💚💚💚 Anti-Trump, Anti-Racist, Anti-homophobic, Anti Alt-White, #BlueWave #BLM, RESIST 💚💚💚💚💚 #Ukraine 🎸 🎸 🎸 #CANADA #NAFO
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Aug 21 7 tweets 5 min read
Only giving $700

Statement from President Joe Biden on Tomorrow’s Visit to Maui, #Hawaii


A whole-of-government response effort with more than 1,000 federal personnel on the ground in…

#MOG whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/… •To date, the Biden-Harris Administration has approved more than $8 million in assistance to nearly 2,500 households, including nearly $3 million in initial rental assistance. 

•FEMA has made available more than 50,000 meals, 75,000 liters of water, 5,000 cots and 10,000 blankets and shelter supplies to the county government for distribution.

•Thanks to the significant partnership between the Hawaii Fire Relief Housing program administered by the American Red Cross and funded by FEMA, the number of survivors in congregate shelters was reduced by 50% on Thursday. The Red Cross expects to move all survivors who are still in shelters into hotel rooms by next week. More than 300 Red Cross staff are working with partners to ensure people receive help as quickly as possible.

Aug 19 4 tweets 2 min read
The Ukraine Counteroffensive Can Succeed

Ukrainians only have to win and hold in one sector to render virtually all the Russian-held territory west of their advance untenable.

The Russians have to win everywhere all the time.

#MOG time.com/6300772/ukrain… Russians must defend a ground line of communication consisting of a road and a rail line that runs from Rostov-on-Don at the edge of the Sea of Azov to Crimea.

Vast quantities of food, fuel, ammunition, personnel, and other supplies are required by the tens of thousands of Russian troops

Aug 8 7 tweets 2 min read
Russia’s Top Five Persistent Disinformation Narratives

Theme 1
Russia is an Innocent Victim #Russophobia

Theme 2
Distort historical narratives

Theme 3
The Collapse of Western Civilization is Imminent


state.gov/russias-top-fi… Theme 4
Popular Movements are U.S.-sponsored ‘Color Revolutions’

Theme 5
Reality is Whatever the Kremlin Wants It to Be (fake news)

Trump uses these same narratives

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Oct 1, 2022 5 tweets 4 min read

Corporate PACs have donated +$44 million directly to the campaigns and leadership PACs of the SEDITION CAUCUS.

#KochIndustries ($626,500)
#AmericanCrystalSugar ($530,000)
#HomeDepot ($525,000)
#Boeing ($488,000)
#UPS ($479,500)

citizensforethics.org/reports-invest… Corporate pledges to democracy abandoned

In the days after the insurrection, 250 companies suspended donations to members of the Sedition Caucus. Less than two years later, less than a third of those companies have kept their promises.


Sep 29, 2022 5 tweets 4 min read
Justices SHIELD SPOUSES’ work from potential conflict of interest disclosures

#GinniThomas #JaneRoberts and #JesseBarrett’s clients remain a mystery, fanning fears of outside influences.

politico.com/news/2022/09/2… #GinniThomas has gotten significant attention for operating a consulting business that reportedly includes conservative activist groups with interest in Supreme Court decisions as clients. Her husband, Justice #ClarenceThomas, has chosen not to reveal any of his wife’s clients
Feb 26, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
This Could Be Huge

The #FCC Is Investigating American Media And Other Companies For RUSSIAN OWNERSHIP TIES

Pro-Russia #FoxNews has raised suspicion. Any companies that are found to have ownership ties to Russia could be deemed a security threat

politicususa.com/2022/02/25/thi… It also covers a vast array of telecommunications and infrastructure companies, including wireless providers, submarine cable operators, and foreign telecom services that connect US-international phone calls, the person said.

Feb 23, 2022 7 tweets 5 min read
United States v. Donald Trump
By #BarbaraMcQuade

McQuade said that based on public reporting and Jan. 6 documents, "I think there's a strong case both as to what Trump did, and what his intent was."

Trump should be charged with two federal crimes

#MOG justsecurity.org/80308/united-s… Prosecution memos are prepared by attorneys in criminal cases at the #DOJ to summarize the evidence and their legal theories for prosecution.
They enable supervisors in the chain of command to review the evidence, anticipate defenses, and assess the strengths and weaknesses...
Nov 9, 2021 5 tweets 5 min read

GOP candidate claims #Flynn hoped to blackmail US officials into pro-Trump 'audits'

His #PatriotCaucus approached #EverettStern, offering to hire his firm to gather "dirt" on officials and recruit others to assist in the plot.

alternet.org/2021/11/michae… "They wanted to gather intelligence on senators, judges, congressmen, state reps, to move them towards the audit," Stern said. "The word 'move' was emphasized… they wanted was to extort and to literally move people towards the audit with dirt."

Nov 8, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
#ClaremontInstitute planned using cops to overturn Trump’s election loss

They published a report in mid-October 2020 that gamed out a scenario where Trump would remain in office through an alliance between law enforcement and militant extremists

rawstory.com/claremont-inst… The report prepared by #Eastman, who authored a memo laying out another strategy for keeping Trump in office, and former advisor #McFarland, #KevinRoberts, then-executive director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, #JeffGiesea and right-wing blogger #CharlesHaywood
Nov 2, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
Are Trump and his associates guilty of mass murder?

+700,000 people have died an agonizing, terrifying, drowning-in-their-own-fluids death, their relatives helpless, saying goodbye using Zoom or FaceTime

rawstory.com/are-trump-and-… Families broken and shattered; husbands, wives, children and grandchildren left bereft; doctors, nurses, and physicians assistants dying along with them or holding their hands as they draw their final, tortured breath. Many of those deaths were absolutely unnecessary.

Nov 1, 2021 7 tweets 4 min read
How Big Pharma DELIVERED CAMPAIGN CASH to key lawmakers with surgical precision

The pharmaceutical industry there is one agenda: Heading off Medicare drug price negotiation, which it considers an existential threat to its business model.

#MOG khn.org/news/article/p… Campaign donations to members of Congress — which must be reported to the Federal Election Commission — are the tip of the iceberg, signaling far greater activity in influence peddling that includes spending millions on lobbying activities and advertising campaigns.

Aug 13, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who has served as U.S. attorney and state attorney general, on Friday wrote to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MI) about the funding of the insurrection.


#MOG rawstory.com/democrat-urges… "The attack on the Capitol on Jan 6 was the culmination of a months-long disinformation campaign designed to allow Trump to remain in office," Whitehouse began. "Public reporting indicates that this campaign was organized and funded by dark-money organizations and powerful donors
Aug 13, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
#GOPPedoRing trends after prominent Republican indicted for sex trafficking a minor: 'Hey #QAnon we found them'

Strategist and campaign manager #AntonLazzaro was indicted Thursday on 5 counts of sex trafficking and 3 counts of obstruction of justice

rawstory.com/republican-sca… Speaking of wrestling, Rep. #GYMJordan (R-#Ohio)is accused of looking the other way as more than 100 former #OhioState students were sexually assaulted by a former athletics doctor.

Six athletes said that Jordan had to know what was going on.

Aug 11, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read
Court grants permission for judicial review into Unexplained #WealthOrder against Donald Trump

The judge's approval of the #McMafiaLaw probe represents "a significant hurdle" for legal efforts to scrutinize the financing of Trump's resorts

#MOG scotsman.com/news/politics/… #Avaaz, a US-based non-profit activism organisation, petitioned #Scotland’s highest court after MSPs rejected calls to pursue an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) against the former US president’s Scottish firms.
Aug 7, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read
#FoxNews’ COVID Denial Hasn’t Aged Well | Vanity Fair (Sept. 2020)

Six months into the pandemic, and as U.S. deaths top 200,000, Trump’s favorite news channel continues to downplay the horrific toll of the crisis.

#MOG vanityfair.com/news/2020/09/f… ONLY A SHORT TERM CRISIS

One of those chief offenders is Tucker Carlson, who announced coronavirus “hasn’t been the disaster that we feared” and added this “short-term crisis may have passed…it looks like it may have” back in April.

Aug 7, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read

Republicans Covid bioweapon. Then it turned against them

Republicans apparently imagined that the pandemic would strike Democratic states and cities first. In 2020 Black, Latinx and indigenous were disproportionately affected

theguardian.com/commentisfree/… To put it clearly, Republicans enabled a campaign of mass death and disablement, thinking it would be primarily mean death and illness for those they regarded as opponents.

The worst-hit areas in the country are now Republican-led states and regions.

Jul 29, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read
Hold the #UAE Accountable for Meddling in US Politics

For the UAE, it has become business as usual to meddle in the U.S. political process with near impunity

Barrack’s indictment is not the first time the UAE has covertly influenced U.S. politics

#MOG defenseone.com/ideas/2021/07/… From 2016 to 2018, the #UAE conspired, with #GeorgeNader and others, to make +$3.5 million in illegal campaign donations to garner influence

The campaign, ultimately overseen by UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, initially focused on providing contributions and gaining access
Jul 29, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read

CREW files CRIMINAL COMPLAINT against Trump & Meadows

They violated the law "by attempting to weaponize the Department of Justice as part of their larger campaign to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election”

#MOG citizensforethics.org/legal-action/l… News reports and recently released internal DOJ emails reveal Trump and Meadows engaged in a public and private campaign to pressure federal and state government officials to use their authority to instigate frivolous investigations into voter fraud, file baseless lawsuits

Jun 28, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read

The next wave of COVID is almost here: ANOTHER MASSACRE caused by Trump?

The deadly new #DeltaVariant is here — and it's primed for the conspiratorial, anti-science Trumper mindset: #MAGA #QAnon

#MOG salon.com/2021/06/27/nex… While multimillionaire well-vaccinated Fox "News" hosts continue to sow doubt about masks and COVID vaccines to jack up the billions in revenue the channel brings in every year for the Murdoch family, the CEO of a hospital chain in Missouri is begging them to tell the truth.
May 27, 2021 6 tweets 3 min read
The fight against election misinformation has a new target: your cable company

Critics of networks like #FoxNews and #Newsmax argue that the outlets fueled uncertainty about election results and should be dropped by cable providers


bloomberg.com/news/articles/… CABLE COMPANIES WILL NOT CUT FOX

Not an easy battle. Fox News was the most watched cable-news network in the U.S. last year, and any attempt to squelch the outlet will be seen as an attack on free speech. No cable TV distributor has said they’re dropping the network.
May 26, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read
Historian wonders:
Is Joe Biden "a speed bump on the fascists' march to power"?

As part of their commitment to overthrowing America's multiracial democracy, the Jim Crow #Republicans continue to amplify and weaponize Trump's Big Lie


salon.com/2021/05/26/his… The Nazis ran in elections until they were the largest party in Germany's parliament, gridlocking legislative business

The Nazis worked to infiltrate crucial institutions like the police and the army. In 1931, Berlin police responded sluggishly to a massive Nazi riot in the city