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Roving journalist, friend to all dogs mtracey@protonmail.com

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Joined Twitter 3/13/09


For some reason I found this to be his funniest tweet https://t.co/ODRklioXDNMy most cherished memory of the Trump presidency is when he bombed Syria and corporate media + Dems gushed for abou… https://t.co/PqHcJcgURhImagining an alternate universe where Trump ordered a massive, unprecedented military occupation of Washington, DC… https://t.co/zMstp7SbckHave any journalists with a significant national platform raised even the slightest concerns about the propriety of… https://t.co/2z8hJmu0VvSaw at least three of these platoons (?) walking around Downtown area tonight https://t.co/Cz7uw8g5QLMy favorite recurring plot device of the Trump presidency is how he eventually had brutal, blowout feuds with most… https://t.co/zKdZjLVAaoJust reflecting on the thousands and thousands of right-wing internet commenters who oh-so-confidently assured me t… https://t.co/zTfj6QDFC3My summary of the Trump presidency. Not very good but people freaked out over bullshit
1/20
2021
https://t.co/A6mK2LK9VqStreams of soldiers marching down the street... normal stuff https://t.co/iWrvPHsQLOOfficer told me I wasn’t allowed to take a photo of this checkpoint, oops https://t.co/HG6O3j5PyWThe expulsion of Trump from Twitter has resulted in him not being able to see the many people across the political… https://t.co/HRL024PdUKTrump says in his farewell speech that he leaves office with “a loyal and joyful heart.” Farewell to the president… https://t.co/5n1Dc4P4kGJust about 20 hours left for him to “lock up” Hillary Clinton, a thing that was definitely going to happen accordin… https://t.co/ttmfYc1EZVAdd your own caption for what the occupation of K Street signifies https://t.co/p8bs4oV4AF👇 https://t.co/9tuPuPzxPzTroops in Georgetown https://t.co/HqrtcrIBJEMedia members who once denounced the deployment of military force to American streets as the rawest incarnation of… https://t.co/yJ0fiCOuh9The barbed wire is a thoughtful touch https://t.co/APdyRiF3LYWatching this again, I can't help but conclude that they were seconds away from *literally* overthrowing the govern… https://t.co/3GKEZf0sVflol they’re never going to give up on Trump/Russia even after 4+ hyper-obsessive years, a full Special Counsel inve… https://t.co/mBvgCpJEpxBluecheck liberals truly sound indistinguishable from hardcore Bush followers responding to critics in the early 20… https://t.co/nrP9ADihKrI think this would be viewed just a tad more skeptically if the military had been deployed to shut down the area an… https://t.co/dbqPzhkuru
1/19
2021
Evidently not odd enough to question the justifiability of the occupation. Instead, most of the media is on continu… https://t.co/NNmx6xyCGOI’d first suggest to stop referring as “attempted coup” an incident which never had a greater than 0% likelihood of… https://t.co/DW5Q1dJOPPDowntown DC is essentially under military occupation and nobody in our bold, adversarial watchdog media apparently finds this oddTV media has clearly settled on a dramatic backdrop image https://t.co/bsaerjMJlZThese guys are screwed https://t.co/tPqJ8JNZ1aLots of free food delivery photo ops happening for social media https://t.co/YGMfls0NSLAsked the Guardsmen why they are standing around with unloaded rifles. “I don’t know, I’m just doing what I’m told” https://t.co/fLjMUYYvC9You can pass through these military checkpoints in DC if you have “legitimate business,” which according to one of… https://t.co/S1YxrjjksKHey @DonaldJTrumpJr: if Senior really wants to stick it to the Establishment Republicans plotting as we speak to pu… https://t.co/CREotFhVnrThe main job of the media is to constantly scare the shit out of everyone with rumors of massive "threats" that qui… https://t.co/A8WQQRvsC3Something tells me that putting “no evidence of any threats” in the headline would’ve generated fewer shares and cl… https://t.co/eboqnfd0PK
1/18
2021
Unless the public is served a strict algorithmically-curated diet of CNN, MSNBC, NYT, WaPo, the Atlantic, and perha… https://t.co/dMkCkwRvKTIt wasn't "unlawful." I spent over two months arguing with right-wingers that their obsessive election fraud delusi… https://t.co/bx7ePWjhbfIt's very important to uncritically trust the claims of politicians and prosecutors about the purported existence o… https://t.co/7T3KNrw5CIGreat job as always to everybody in the media for raising zero questions or concerns about the wisdom of transformi… https://t.co/Ma14FnAul8Thoughts and prayers to everyone who got such emotional exhilaration from over-reacting to this before basic inform… https://t.co/xH5ZyVLxuYThis should be entertaining... https://t.co/D9PwVT7um6
1/17
2021
Very savvy move on the part of Capitol rioters to livestream themselves committing federal crimes -- 4D chessI kind of think you're the "ding dong" if the only frame of historical reference you ever have for current events i… https://t.co/dH6XpBSEpw @Chuckwagonracer Schumer becomes Majority Leader in a matter of days. There will be a trial of some sort. @iraLFOD Where did he say this?Does the Capitol mob fiasco make it more or less likely that Trump will pardon Assange? I'd say less -- given how h… https://t.co/09qcr3DQXoBy the way, have you noticed that virtually nobody has dared to question the wisdom or necessity of militarizing DC… https://t.co/t6LQaao7nIWent back and re-watched some Trump interviews on CNN, MSNBC, etc. from 2015 and early 2016. Beyond chummy. Corpora… https://t.co/i3hOGpIUOlThe Secret Service is honest-to-god calling the most heavily fortified portion of DC the "Green Zone." Maybe by Wed… https://t.co/KcV7qImzHKIs using the military to quell civil unrest fascism, or not? Can't keep track https://t.co/wUIHr8nBrTWho's "they"? John Fetterman made the argument that generic claims of elections being stolen/rigged are "not protec… https://t.co/s8eGenxcSx25,000 troops currently transforming DC into a fortress but everybody's worried about the zany MyPillow guy imposin… https://t.co/hzYNELSieY
1/16
2021
"The election in Pennsylvania was rigged by fraud" is not a statement that actionably defames anyone. It's protecte… https://t.co/hBSopku5MaYes, it's protected speech. Delusional lies are protected political speech. I think a lot of people need a remedial… https://t.co/oSAXuaBmp2There is nothing "contrarian" about doubting that a delusional and mentally ill shaman guy was capable of leading… https://t.co/QGdDxLvm132001: “Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists” 2021: “Either you are with us, or you are with the [domestic] terrorists”How, exactly, was the shaman guy going to overthrow the government? By casting a spell? @andrewkimmel I’m doubling down on the belief that there were a bunch of extremely deluded people in the CapitolDelusional, mentally ill people can certainly have deluded beliefs informed by their mental illness. Any belief tha… https://t.co/6x7buh46TQThe QAnon shaman guy is who federal prosecutors have cited for the contention that rioters intended to “capture and… https://t.co/5fONIrgUcjIf encrypted messaging services are being used to organize “MAGA insurrection” then it follows from the logic for t… https://t.co/q8XpjudG9RHmm... https://t.co/3AgH7rG2Qz @AliceFromQueens https://t.co/oj1Dvte58XThe latter detail seems a little more instructive as to the QAnon shaman's state of mind https://t.co/oCksmX2QtePrinciple to continue bearing in mind: the more extreme the characterization of this event (insurrection, coup, arm… https://t.co/rD4jq3izFhI still want to know why the "insurrectionists" were mostly interested in taking selfiesPretending that statements like this pose "a risk of violence" mythicizes what is ultimately just dead-ender cult-o… https://t.co/CQQm90K02nWas this Sheldon Adelson's dying wish? https://t.co/EVqb5rTvQVOne theme of the past week. Trump is obviously neutered, defeated, humiliated. His enemies are still determined to… https://t.co/FllmZ0jYOZAre there any situations left for Trump to very strongly monitor?AMLO is on an entirely different wavelength than myopic US left/liberals https://t.co/TwC3xxXOTkDiscussing momentarily 👇 https://t.co/2kLEhSeFLVFrom an unprecedented corporate censorship purge, to a "snap" impeachment that effectively criminalizes ordinary po… https://t.co/tUH8OJQJDI
1/15
2021
The more I think about it, the more absurd/hilarious it is that THIS quote from Trump is the one finally determined… https://t.co/1PwcoqeFI7Of course not a word from the @ACLU about the speech-chilling ramifications of this impeachment -- nor would you ex… https://t.co/uvKZfX4iBOImpeachment trial means at least several more weeks of Trump Show bonus content post-Jan 20I remember watching @ali's Periscope diatribes years ago -- pre-Trump -- when he would rail against those in the Co… https://t.co/NlDzgLekmIEverybody across the political spectrum railing about insurrection, treason, sedition, rebellion, etc. -- from the… https://t.co/lVgqWy9bnC @DnlKlr Thanks for clarifying that you favor obliterating the First Amendment @DnlKlr Do you think Giuliani should be criminally prosecuted for uttering those words?Trump also said in the speech, "I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to pea… https://t.co/wa5bFs03ZTThis is the one quote cited in the impeachment article to demonstrate Trump's "incitement" of the mob. It's an unre… https://t.co/PMDgQUSTWiNikki Haley vs. Mike Pompeo is going to make everyone who's not a frothing war hawk pine for Donald TrumpTrump did encourage or urge the mob to march on the Capitol, but the specific "incitement" language in the impeachm… https://t.co/BfCmFvqZaYVirtually none of the corporate media coverage even bothers to remark on the radicalism of what occurred today. "Sn… https://t.co/cS8ekD60TaIt’s really inspiring to see leftists so passionate about punishing “sedition.” Everyone believes this is totally sincereNot just two impeachments. Two impeachments, effectively, for treason Impeachment #1 codified that the US is in a… https://t.co/iRPoYvus2ATrump is defeated, humiliated, isolated, censored, condemned by much of his own party, and impeached twice. Worst “tyrant” ever“Promising” to impeach before she even knew what the impeachable offenses were going to be https://t.co/pOdhPcOxmPI don't see much of an "insurrection" or "armed rebellion" underway at the moment. However, I do see a massive ongo… https://t.co/cpktMS7XpiPelosi alleges that Trump has incited not just an insurrection but an "armed rebellion." What's the current status… https://t.co/cdVNMDMvpV @SophistAmerican But that's not the basis on which he was impeached. We can only go based on the text of the actual article.The premise that Trump needed to be impeached ASAP because of the imminent threat he posed was obviously false. Tru… https://t.co/JXdfQrCAw4Impeachment is a process by which certain acts can be "criminalized" outside the normal processes of criminal law.… https://t.co/HwMUK1h6wVThe impeachment resolution charges a "high crime." The "high crime" alleged is that Trump "incited an insurrection"… https://t.co/cUvHdqf6tmSo after getting double-impeached, Trump releases yet another hostage style video denouncing his own supporters and… https://t.co/xqXKTzg3Ty
1/14
2021
There was hardly any time at all for anyone to consider or debate the implications of what was just done. And delib… https://t.co/xWfths4I8aHouse Democrats claimed it was so abundantly obvious that Trump incited a literal insurrection, that by far the mos… https://t.co/w0BY3KCR4nThe sacred "Double Impeachment" as envisioned by the foundersDemocrats heralding Liz Cheney as a hero of the Republic is just too perfectNow that we have “snap impeachments” might as well just officially transform the government into a European-style Parliamentary system
1/13
2021

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