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john r stanton @dcbigjohn washington dc

DC bama living in New Orleans, writing about the border, sex work, and addiction. formerly of BuzzFeed National Desk and DC Bureau Chief.

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Joined Twitter 12/3/10


Dear @CurtTucsonStar: write a book. Thanks, bye. https://t.co/sb36I0ckzR
Retweeted by john r stanton @MurphyWoodhouse @CurtTucsonStar Yes god pleaseWatching in the full color of the Trump era a movie about a black woman exacting blunt justice on a gang of real es… https://t.co/PTSkcwdvRxI had this old black and white tv in high school that had been my grandparents, and I saw this a couple of times wh… https://t.co/sl13JSARBfThe classic blaxploitation horror movie Sugar Hill is on TCM right now and it is just as good as I remembered from… https://t.co/8N7UOcxfPO @HayesBrown Bein white, hanging out. @AlannaBennett Wow I feel attacked and old all at once. Now my back hurts THANKS A LOT ALANNA @djolder Your spirit animal? Or maybe mine? I dunno it’s late but whatever is happening here it’s awesomeIt’s almost as if they don’t actually believe all the pro-Israel things they say and it’s just a way to divide peop… https://t.co/0t9SJOPyrX @MichaelonPorter Honestly, not sure there is anything. Even if she wasn’t under an alias, DHS won’t even confirm th… https://t.co/nuRxQek0EyWeird how the racist shit bags can’t help but get suuuuper antisemitic when they’re frothing at the mouths about im… https://t.co/DP3mOg0q8E @janus303 Oh yeah, though that is 100% illegal. Or was until trump. @lambdaillegal Unfortunately only to your home countryA cruel irony is that generally speaking we only deport people to their country of origin. https://t.co/vlEew98EKWRead this. https://t.co/b6yOpO4gAT
Retweeted by john r stantonIt was a pleasure to talk with @brianstelter about Facebook and Zuckerberg’s damage to the news biz and democracy,… https://t.co/ouBgSZVCMj"There is no legal reason to deny her credible fear interview. She is literally illegal in Uganda simply because sh… https://t.co/m0pGuaKx9c
Retweeted by john r stanton @ReichlinMelnick @DHSgov Ha, you’re a good egg bruh. Sincerely. Luckily Nancy is a formidable human, let alone lawyer. @ReichlinMelnick @DHSgov She is indeed. @dcbigjohn @DHSgov I share your outrage. We have seen this cruelty repeat itself over and over again, with results… https://t.co/OpoaAaQ9mG
Retweeted by john r stanton @brianstelter I am oddly proud my aka is my name! And thanks for having me onThis week's podcast guest: @dcbigjohn, a/k/a John Stanton, who dissects Mark Zuckerberg's talk about Facebook's val… https://t.co/neCpIMJHHY
Retweeted by john r stantonNot really. Though the people at the El Paso detention center would know better. Margaret is an alias, and they won… https://t.co/hbpjJP4IDIThe El Paso detention is an ugly, fucked up place. The guards treat detainees like animals. It’s overcrowded and ha… https://t.co/25tv0CIXH3Have we no shame? Have we no sense of decency?It is unnecessary, it is intentionally cruel, and it is a moral stain on everyone involved and all of us, whom they… https://t.co/YBXANWCTAtShe’s trying hard to keep a positive attitude. But this is the most shaken I’ve heard her. There is no legal reason… https://t.co/ibeYmzPXNDI just spoke to Margaret from detention. She’s clearly terrified and alone, and she said things aren’t good in the… https://t.co/mJnVP9llA3 @AsteadWesley MaaaaanImportant continuing coverage from @Sandra_Cuffe on hundreds of immigrants and asylum-seekers who tried to head nor… https://t.co/0fG1MOsSy6
Retweeted by john r stanton @KevinAllman Leave now"Ever since I was 13, I just wanted to be free, instead of hiding who I am. I just want to be free, that’s all." H… https://t.co/E0S7pLKM6p
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10/19
2019
@blrshepherd @erinscafe @OKnox @conductress @lizzieohreally https://t.co/sxD388Fxsn @blrshepherd @OKnox @erinscafe @conductress @lizzieohreally Oh god it’s way too late in the day for me to do math https://t.co/YMKX1RqcWF @erinscafe @blrshepherd @OKnox @conductress @lizzieohreally Honestly one of my finest moments @blrshepherd @OKnox @erinscafe @conductress @lizzieohreally You were still in high school probablySeveral months after fleeing her home following her rape and terrible beating for the “crime” of being a lesbian, a… https://t.co/PFcXHJME6p
Retweeted by john r stanton @blrshepherd @OKnox @erinscafe @conductress Bonus trivia gif! This is how he looked at me when I accidentally sent… https://t.co/gAVunlFBxF @OKnox @erinscafe @blrshepherd @conductress Aaand that’s the look I got when I listened to bagpipe music in the gallery @erinscafe @OKnox @blrshepherd @conductress Literally the face he made at me when ever I’d yell his name in the pre… https://t.co/uxh4YkvBAoA reminder that dysfunction in Mexico is fueled by lax U.S. gun laws and voracious American appetites for drugs. https://t.co/wUnBXfokg2
Retweeted by john r stantonBe sure to listen all the way to the end of @JaredRizzi’s #AtTheTable podcast interview with me for a special messa… https://t.co/uxGWARLeJE @cjane87 These people are insaneThe Prosperity Gospel is heresy, there is no “Department of Treasury” in Heaven, what even is this https://t.co/P7qyGGBgrI
Retweeted by john r stantonOr are just blowing smoke up your bosses ass at the expense of the weakest and most vulnerable?Margaret is a kind, gentle young woman with a deep faith in Christ. All she’s ever wanted was to be safe from hatre… https://t.co/XDgQWMrESoHey @SecBernhardt curious to know how deporting a lesbian back to a country where it’s not only illegal to be gay b… https://t.co/cOh4UB7HNn @Tanvim Lol wutReporting for @NPR newscast today: after ten years in court, a federal lawsuit about how the FBI handled a Crow man… https://t.co/NqVU9rTiNI
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Retweeted by john r stantonray nagin is in prison right now for corruption and self-dealing that's a lot less explicit than what we're seeing… https://t.co/lcaaXvdKun
Retweeted by john r stanton"It's something we have to live with" says man with the power to change things. https://t.co/rvsVe3shHK
Retweeted by john r stantonÚnica respuesta a Mulvaney que he visto. https://t.co/RTJgxhq5di
Retweeted by john r stanton @tumblehawk You said it brothermark zuckerberg is such a deeply, deeply unlikable person
Retweeted by john r stantonI see Zuckerberg is still on his “watch me knock down bullshit strawmen to defend destroying the news industry and… https://t.co/Z31XDa49LLHero https://t.co/vfwvxOfTIx同性愛が違法のウガンダでレイプや暴力など過酷な目に遭い、命がけで脱出し、様々な経緯でメキシコとアメリカ国境に辿り着いた20歳の同性愛者マーガレット。アメリカへの亡命を希望したが、トランプ政権の方針で、このままではウガンダ送還の可能… https://t.co/hgyLiiAJSn
Retweeted by john r stantonDonate to @savethenews! Chip in for a great cause near and dear to me. (And @kickstarter, recognize @ksr_united) https://t.co/cGfFQF5diw
Retweeted by john r stantonBorder Patrol agent arrested for soliciting transgender undocumented immigrant prostitute https://t.co/lAVqiqbU7w
Retweeted by john r stantonPlease donate to the @savethenews freelancer project! All $ will go towards underwriting stories about news deserts… https://t.co/RBMlSQS03TThis week our co-founders were up and down the east coast with @LEBassett at @stonybrooku and @dcbigjohn at… https://t.co/vSATwp1S0Y
Retweeted by john r stantonImportant reporting from @dcbigjohn on the ways DHS's border policies harm asylum seekers and turn the law into an… https://t.co/YALTNAVzS6
Retweeted by john r stanton @svdate @igorbobic https://t.co/drQqcFvaXtAfter a court order, the Alabama Department of Corrections has released the written procedure it uses for executing… https://t.co/Qemg2BRxwQ
Retweeted by john r stanton @thesarahkelly IRL definitely adds 30 pounds to me @OKnox Donnellception.@dcbigjohn has a new heartbreakingly beautiful and depressing story on Margaret - a lesbian from Ugandan seeking a… https://t.co/1IqI4Antfm
Retweeted by john r stanton“It has been so tough. Ever since I was 13, I just wanted to be free, instead of hiding who I am. I just want to be… https://t.co/UIi0ql3gJz
Retweeted by john r stanton"(Chapo's son) was never formally, properly under arrest", Mexico´s Security Minister
Retweeted by john r stantonUltimate Solution https://t.co/KP5fDJ4nTh @DanDanUniverse same to you, glad you're in a good place!God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for less https://t.co/bWRpAFe3ei
Retweeted by john r stantonand struggled with depression, thoughts of suicide and the general pain of having the rug pulled out from underneat… https://t.co/0yXXYJ5Wz3Had a great conversation about the state of journalism with @JaredRizzi on the #AtTheTable podcast, including somet… https://t.co/RbIVfX1fiJ @EvanMcS You gonna challenge @mkraju to a sexy voice off? @LEBassett @TheTinaVasquez Yuuuuuup @TheTinaVasquez He gave a speech once about Hugo Chavez in which he pronounced his name Hug-o Chaf-itzI was in the audience when Gohmert recently spoke at the Values Voter Summit. If this is what “smart as hell sounds… https://t.co/sh0HvIDXgC
Retweeted by john r stantonWhite people will literally eat raw chicken marinated in a pool of puss to prove their fucking morons https://t.co/8tX351yR5CInexplicably her screening was denied earlier this week, and pending an appeal she could as soon as next week be or… https://t.co/rOafhsO1W2Under any reasonable interpretation of the “credible fear” standard in US asylum law, she should have at a minimum… https://t.co/Nf1H4u75RaShe should have been given at least a chance to plead her case: LGBTQ activists are routinely murdered in Uganda in… https://t.co/GpE6PQZqWuShe spent more than 5 months in the shelter, stuck in one of Juarez’ most dangerous neighborhoods as a result of Tr… https://t.co/hUVgDLNLaZIn August I met “Margaret,” a young Ugandan woman of deep faith, in a Juarez shelter. In Uganda it’s illegal to be… https://t.co/6jj6JxQFP5 @CharlesPulliam https://t.co/V73FaWhONzHere’s my first story for @RollingStone about a young woman I met in Juarez this summer: Coming Out in Uganda Was a… https://t.co/qahuWP85c5Facebook CEO promotes free speech, but takes no questions from reporters | PBS NewsHour https://t.co/LKtEkkVWcKThe ancestors warned usThe leader of the “free world” cracks wise about rape and dismisses as a pittance the hell on earth he’s unleashed… https://t.co/CA1o0BlCnq#Empoweringwomen is important. Noa, my 9yo daughter, was told by a teacher that her goal to meet @alexmorgan13 is “… https://t.co/viJhJ6Btjo
Retweeted by john r stantonThe rape, torture, and murder of hundreds of people and the terrorizing of hundreds of thousands of others isn’t a… https://t.co/8TszE5PFAG300,000 people have been displaced. 218 civilians dead, including 21 children. Hundreds of civilians and several me… https://t.co/Bp3T8hip58
Retweeted by john r stantonMick Mulvaney Volunteers as Tribute, Loses Trump’s Hunger Games https://t.co/K45VOl6FUE New, by @JFKucinich @sambrodey and me
Retweeted by john r stanton @JFKucinich Love youGod I miss Michael Hastings https://t.co/BbtTrQLi0XYuk yuk yuk so it takes an insult from Trump, not anything Trump has done to actual human beings, to get Mattis eve… https://t.co/hPssoFwUhr
Retweeted by john r stantonThis is impeachable in and of itself https://t.co/BLWf9CYKwcFinally an official statement on Sinaloa. Army and national guard were on patrol when they came under fire. Respond… https://t.co/Fa41V7iSPD
Retweeted by john r stantonGeorge Orwell is currently rolling over, lighting his own corpse on fire, and hurling himself out the window of his… https://t.co/9sFuRtQlj7
10/18
2019

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