A.R. Moxon (Julius Ghost) @JuliusGoat Author of THE REVISIONARIES, coming 12/3/19 Pre-order: static.mhpbooks.com/the-revisionaries/ Newsletter: tinyletter.com/ARMoxon He/him Repped by @samroebuck Oct. 26, 2019 2 min read

They never cared about deficits, never cared about fiscal responsibility.

They never cared about national security.

Never cared about corruption.

Or freedom of speech.

Or preventing terrorism.

Never actually even wanted to reduce abortions.

It was only ever about dominance.

They didn't ever care about the dignity of the office.

They didn't care about our national reputation.

Never cared about rule of law.

Or the constitution.

Or morality.

Or discourse.

Or civility.

Or "norms."

It was only ever about dominance.

They think compromise is weakness.
They think honesty is for saps.
They think trust is for fools.
They use our desire for them as tools for domination.

They've proved it.

Trust is good, but trust is earned.
We'd be foolish to trust those who only use trust as a tool.

They think science is a scam
They think evidence is a sham
They put their faith in propaganda and conspiracy
And vote for damned liars

They believe lies, but not b/c they truly believe them
Rather b/c it's a way to establish dominance
To prove only they can control their reality

Believing a lie is preferable to believing a truth, if what you want is to dominate

A person who lives according to a truth you've told may have been persuaded by truth, not you

To force a person to live according to your lie means you have dominated them

So they believe lies

And persuasion is good. A dialogue of persuasion indicates good faith, which we desire.

And so we desire to persuade.

And they use that desire as a tool to dominate.

It is a poor use of your time to persuade somebody who has made themselves deliberately unpersuadable.

We're dealing with fascists.

We didn't kill trust, but it's dead

We didn't create the divide, but we mustn't bridge it

Persuade who you can, but watch for those who have made themselves unpersuadable

Withdraw trust from those who would use it as a tool

Tell the truth


We're dealing with fascists.

Do what you can.

Register. Donate. Volunteer. Call. Argue. Canvass. Vote.

Always protect the targets of domination.

Tell the truth.



They believe nothing. Nothing at all, but dominance.

They believed in democracy as long as democracy helped them maintain dominance. Now that it won't, they work to demolish it.

They never cared about law.

They don't care about truth.

To defend one of their own in the commission of a grave crime, they'll falsely accuse another of the same crime. They'll invent it out of wholecloth.

We're dealing with fascists.

He was broken long ago.

Bill Barr has never believed in law or justice at all, except as tools to enforce dominance.

That's why he was chosen by fascists to run the Justice Department.

They never cared about moral character.

Never cared about sanctity of marriage.

Or traditional family value, or families, or values.

Never really cared about what their religion said to do, only what it would let them get away with doing.

It was only ever about dominance.

You can follow @JuliusGoat.


Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.