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[ United States ]
"...On this Continent,
a new nation, conceived in Liberty,
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are...testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure."
Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address, 1863
African American [ Epic ] Culture
Barack Hussein Obama II
44th U.S. President
Robert Glasper Experiment: Black Radio 2
Sarah Vaughan
"Misty" written by Erroll Garner
African Americans and the Spectrum of Racism
June 28, 2020
1st President in U.S. History to Openly and Publicly Hail, Celebrate, and Promote White Supremacy
It's a New Era in Time.   Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United States, became the first U.S. President in American history to openly, publicly, and unapologetically promote WHITE SUPREMACY while sitting as Head of State.
and then he played golf


Mr. Trump, who is prolific in using the expansive network of the [information highway] as a tool for reaching millions of Americans (as well as a global audience), to influence and dominate social discourse, and exert sway over the very thing viewed as reality, published a startling video from his Twitter account on Sunday, June 28, 2020, hailing and screaming out "WHITE SUPREMACY!".

With the video instantly broadcast to millions, Mr. Trump offered praise to those featured, describing them as "great people". Soon after sharing his praise, Mr. Trump --- the President quietly removed the video. And in the absence of a sober and public apology to the nation (which was never expected, as one must have a certain amount of deliberateness of intent to simply post a video), the President's staff offered a "public excuse" --- he didn't hear that part --- the part that we can't unhear.

In the days following, Mr. Trump was quoted as saying, "Black Lives Matter" is a [symbol to hate] [symbol of hate].

The President appears to be "On Game" and history informs us of the direction in which he is steering the course of the America people. It is very disheartening to know that this President stands in mockery of our quest to achieve parity and full human rights, by cruelly portraying our rally cry, "Black Lives Matter", as being something evil --- before the entire world. What sort of hocus-pocus, sorcery, and mind-control trickery is this? Why does he insist that our stand be against a blockade of murderous hatred, rather than a reasoned people and nation?

With the power of the presidency, Mr. Trump is using his opportunity to stoke racial hatred and race wars, using internet media platforms to dogwhistle calls-to-action, hoping to invoke the presence and roll-out of armed citizens standing in opposition and threat to other Americans.
 
GASLIGHTING CREDO 101 - Lie
Always Lie, Even When Evidence Proves You False -- Lie.  The Lie is Your Friend.  Manipulate (or Hire) others to Repeat the Lies Until the Lie Becomes the Truth.
 
U.S. History: Foundations of Government & American Society
 
GASLIGHTING CREDO 102 - Cast Responsibility & Blame
Project: Whatever you have done, schemed, plotted, planned, devised, invoked, subverted, incited, or failed to do, accuse someone else of the same or similar thing. Be a finger pointer, a buck passer. Blame any one. Blame everyone. Project ALL responsibility and/or guilt for any errors, omissions, mistakes, and false intentions.
 
U.S. Mass Technology: Messaging & Manipulation
 
GASLIGHTING CREDO 103 - Divide
Divide and Conquer. Make them Enemies. Make them Hate. Make them Fight. Be the Savior and Step in to Help Resolve Some of the Conflicts You Cause
 
U.S. Politics: State of the Union
 
Violent Threat (or Warning) without Provocation
I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump – I have the tough people... it would be very bad, very bad".   Donald Trump, March 15, 2019

Ye shall know them by their fruits.  Matthew 7:16
 
U.S. Judicial System: Law Enforcement
[ Global Mankind ]
COVID-19 Pandemic  2019-2020:  [ Intro to Viruses ]  
COVID-19 Pandemic  2019-2020:  [ Timeline ]   The Disease.  The Politics.  American Society.  Two Realities.  The World.
Under John Bolton, the Trump administration disbands the NSA's Global Health Security Team (pandemic response team), established under President Obama in 2014, leaving America underprepared to handle any major public health crisis.
05/10/2018
Mysterious pneumonia-like illness appears in Inner Mongolia
11/03/2019
Chinese government notifies WHO of diagnosis of a "bacterial" plague infection
11/13/2019
Chad Wolf
5th Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appointed Under the Trump Administration
11/14/2019
FUN FACT
DHS, formed in 2002 after 9/11, is responsible for public security, anti-terrorism, border security, immigrtion, customs, cyber security, and disaster prevention and management.
11/14/2019
Chinese government notifies WHO (in late Dec 2019) that the 1st Covid-19 case (mistaken for the plague) can be traced back to this date
12/08/2019
Chinese doctors, while continuing research, discover cases reported as "plague" actually originated from a new strain of the coronavirus.
12/27/2019
President Trump speaks on the coronavirus: We have it totally under control. ... It’s going to be just fine.
01/22/2020
All the US cases have occurred in individuals who have traveled to Wuhan, China. No identified cases of person-to-person transmission identified. Researchers from the CDC and WHO continue study of the virus.
01/27/2020
The CDC does not recommend isolating otherwise healthy individuals who have traveled from Wuhan City if they do not have symptoms.
01/27/2020
WHO and China's leaders discuss next steps in the battle against coronavirus outbreak
01/28/2020
U.S. CDC extends its Level 3 travel warning from Wuhan City in China to the entire country. Travelers are advised to avoid all nonessential travel to China.
01/28/2020
President Trump speaks on the coronavirus: “We think we have it very well under control... we’re working very closely with China and other countries...”
01/30/2020
New evidence indicates that people who are infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus may become contagious before symptoms are noticeable, however the CDC and WHO have not recommended any change in treatment regarding asymptomatic individuals.
01/31/2020
President Trump issues an executive order blocking entry to the US from anyone who has been in China in the last 14 days -- effective Feburary 2, 2020.
01/31/2020
President Trump threatens withholding assistance from the state of New York unless it stops the numerous lawsuits in process against his administration and businesses, labeling them as "unnecessary lawsuits & harassment".
02/13/2020
Chad Wolf, recently appointed Secretary of Homeland Security Testifies Before Congress

See Him On YouTube
02/27/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
69

Total (Reported) Deaths:
1

Limited, Suppressed Testing
03/01/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
1,025

Total (Reported) Deaths:
28

Limited, Suppressed Testing
03/11/2020
Kim Kardashian West Shares Predictions of Psychic Sylvia Browne, where She Seemingly Predicts COVID-19 and Donald Trump's Position. "In around 2020 a... pneumonia-like illness will spread... [and then] it will suddenly vanish as quickly as it arrived..."
03/11/2020
In talking to reporters, President Trump designates himself "War-Time President", stating "We must sacrifice together, because we are all in this together, and we will come through together".

Real-Time History will Later Challenge this Notion
03/18/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
19,624

Total (Reported) Deaths:
260

Limited, Suppressed Testing
03/21/2020
Healthcare Workers Rally For More Personal Protective Equipment To Fight Coronavirus
03/23/2020
Doctor Shares The Biggest Lie About COVID-19 | UK Data
03/30/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
164,620

Total (Reported) Deaths:
3,170

Limited, Suppressed Testing
03/31/2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Registered nurse describes working on the front line amid COVID-19 pandemic
04/08/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
466,033

Total (Reported) Deaths:
16,690

Limited, Suppressed Testing
04/10/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
759,687

Total (Reported) Deaths:
40,682

Limited, Suppressed Testing
04/20/2020
President Trump fires Dr. Rick Bright, a leading vaccine development expert and the director of BARDA (Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority).
04/21/2020
FUN FACT
BARDA is responsible for procurement and development of countermeasures against bioterrorism, and chemical, nuclear and radiological threats as well as pandemic and emerging diseases.
04/21/2020
Communities Across America
(2 million Americans)
Lack Access to Clean Water
Rendering them Defenseless in the Fight Against Covid-19
04/21/2020
Dr. Rick Bright says that he was demoted because he refused to promote use of hydroxychloroquine in the fight against the coronavirus, as endorsed and insisted upon by President Trump.
04/22/2020
(Messaging) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on radio saying that he wants state governments to file bankruptcy, rather than provide any federal assistance to lessen the impact or harm suffered by the people there.
04/22/2020
Despite courageous, valiant, and sometimes lethal efforts, of frontline medical workers, "War-Time" President Trump refuses to “arm his soldiers” with PPE and threatens to withhold recovery aid unless he receives personal and/or political benefit.
04/28/2020
President Trump threatens to withhold taxpayer-funded aid from states hard-hit by coronavirus outbreak unless they adjust their sanctuary-city policies -- accusing them of years of bad management.
04/28/2020
Former President George W. Bush (43) issues PSA that speaks to the love of humanity that U.S. Presidents have held for the country and its people. He seems to honor the past, while offering hope for the future.
05/03/2020
State and Mainstream Media (through Clever Conflation) Follow Trump Administration Lead in Shifting Weight of Coronavirus Response Upon China

Only 6o of separation.
05/03/2020
Chad Wolf, Secretary of DHS Accuses China of Hiding Coronavirus Info and Hoarding Supplies in Report
05/03/2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci, world-renowned infectious disease expert, states that, based on scientific evidence, the coronavirus evolved in nature and jumped species.
05/04/2020
Russia and United States Decline Participation in Global Coronavirus Vaccine Research Summit held by World Leaders
05/04/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
1,171,510

Total (Reported) Deaths:
68,279

Limited, Suppressed Testing
05/05/2020
(Messaging) 2 White House Staff Test Positive for COVID-19

Scientists Removed from Trump's Primary Pandemic Messaging Stream
05/07/2020
(Messaging) "History is Written By the Winners" -- William Barr, U.S. Attorney General, Trump Administration

Trump's GOP in Lockstep, Game Planning a Barrage of Lies?
05/10/2020
(Messaging) President Donald Trump Begins Promoting "OBAMAGATE" as the Beginning of Media Campaign to Criminalize the Presidency of his Predecessor -- African American, Barack Obama
05/10/2020
"This is why the whole concept of tests aren't necessarily great... and might be overrated". “I like the numbers being where they are,” and testing for disease would raise the nation's case count --- suppressing testing is "common sense". (Trump 45)
05/14/2020
In "tweets" focused on delegitimizing the practice, President Trump threatens to hold taxpayer-funded dollars from the states of Michigan and Nevada for mediating their concerns for public safety by making voting-by-mail readily available to its citizens.
05/20/2020
President Trump holds re-election campaign rally in Tulsa, OK, attended by at least 6.2K supporters. Despite the spiked increase in COVID-19 cases, the majority in attendance wore no masks and failed to observe social distancing guidelines.
06/20/2020
President Trump confesses, at a campaign rally for his 2nd term of office, that he ordered a reduction in testing for infection to keep the numbers down for better optics.
06/21/2020
The British Empires Selects South Africans and Afro-Brazilians as Guinea Pigs for Testing their Experimental COVID-19 Vaccines
06/24/2020
Fmr. US Chief Data Scientist: COVID Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon | Amanpour and Company
06/25/2020
Sanjay Gupta: I'm concerned because it feels like we've given up at this point | CNN
06/27/2020
A U.S. Intelligence Report that Russia Paid Bounties to Taliban to Kill American Servicemen is made Public. The President Made Two Statements: (1) He was never provided this information, and then (2) The report is a malicious lie against Russia, a hoax.
06/27/2020
Using Twitter, President Trump shared a video shouting out "White Power!" After offering thanks to those whom he termed "great people", the President removed the strong, precedent setting message that had been delivered [at once] to the nation and world.
06/28/2020
The Trump Organization owns/operates 17 different golf courses around the world -- 12 in the USA. The Secret Service has spent over $133 million (and counting) in support of Trump's over 300 golf course visits since the start of his presidency.
06/28/2020
Coronavirus IX: Evictions: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
06/28/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
2.6 million

Total (Reported) Deaths:
128,000

Suppressed Testing
06/29/2020
(Messaging) In Support of Deadly Violence as the Means by which to Counter Protests, President Trump Shares Video of St. Louis Couple Brandishing a Pistol and a Military-grade AR-15 Rifle at Passing Protestors.
06/29/2020
Total (Reported) Cases:
10.7 million

Total (Reported) Deaths:
516,401

Total Recovered:
5.9 million
07/01/2020
In a Stunning Mandate, Russian Voters Agree to Allow the Current President, Vladimir Putin, to Seek 2 More Terms to Extend His Rule Until 2036.

Will this News Taunt and Inspire Our Current U.S. President?
07/01/2020
Speaking to the American People by Interview, President Trump States that he Thinks (and Hopes) that the Coronavirus will at Some Point "Sorta Disappear" and Despite a Climbing Number Cases and Deaths that "We're Gonna be Very Good" with the Coronavirus"
07/01/2020
Bush, Obama Admin. Had ‘Eloquent & Detailed’ Pandemic Playbook Which Trump Ignored | All In | MSNBC
07/01/2020
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Human beings are designed to make choices, and as shown by the many examples in the Bible, some things are difficult to process as truth, no matter what's said, who says, or how often. RIP Joshua.