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"You're still here? It's over. Go home."
Sep 26, 2018 13 tweets 2 min read
The first minute of Trump's UN speech made him the laughingstock of the world—and that's a problem. Because while everyone was laughing, Trump was pressing a worldview that's not just un-American, but profoundly anti-American. The words that Trump delivered weren’t just lacking support for ideas America has long championed, they were deliberately and provocatively *anti-American* as in directly counter to principles and studied positions refined through dreadful trials.
Feb 21, 2018 20 tweets 4 min read
Watching 'bots complain that the removal of other 'bots is "a silencing of conservative voices" may be amusing, but if you'll hang with me, I'll show you Judgement Day in a series of Tweets.
#TwitterLockOut #UglySingularity What's going on with Twitter is deeply connected to two things — the 'crisis actor' meme and the structure of Twitter itself.
Dec 19, 2017 6 tweets 1 min read
EPA chief Scott Pruitt is the most paranoid SOB in Washington.
o He has at least 30 personal bodyguards
o He has a sound-proof booth in his office
o He makes calls from random offices so no one can listen in
o He allows no one to take notes of his meetings
( there's more ... ) EPA chief Scott Pruitt's paranoia also includes ...
o He has his office swept for bugs
o He refuses to publish his travel plans in advance
o He makes EPA *employees* have an escort to get in the building
o His personal protection costs over 60% the tab to protect THE POPE.