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As some of you know, I've sworn off FB for awhile because of all the election rhetoric. So - I have been much more active on Twitter. I am fairly unknown there so I have been quite political, without worrying about my kids telling me to delete my posts or my other friends being surprised at my audacity. I don't have many "fans" there, but I enjoy it.

However, as the political climate gets more heated, more and more are reading my posts. The other day a reporter friend posted on Twitter: "Trump has squandered the natural respect afforded his office and now must earn it back, in part by showing it to others, incl. journalists" I responded that I totally agree, as do most Americans. Someone responded to me, "Sheeple Alert!" I had to look up "sheeple," which means, according to Oxford Dictionaries on Onelook, "People compared to sheep in being docile, foolish, or easily led."
I read about Sheeple memes and Sheeple Alert memes.

Have you heard of it? Used it?
 
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Sheeple? As he's being fleeced he calls YOU a sheep?

A restaurant in Muncie, Indiana is having a Russian menu tonight as an inaugural "celebration" of T. Rump's friendship with Putain. It seems not everyone in this extremely "red" state takes T. Rump seriously!
 
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"Sheeple" is used a lot by conspiracy theorists to describe all the people who are unaware of the conspiracy. It is used so much so that it has become a joke. When someone uses the word I'm not always sure if they are a conspiracy theorist or someone making fun of conspiracy theorists.

http://xkcd.com/1013/
 
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Yeah, I agree. This unwanted "fan" was making fun of my post. I am so sad that our country is so very divided right now.
 
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Divided? You are united as never before. Never in the history of the USA have so many people (more than half the population) so desperately wanted to be wrong.
 
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What has amazed me are these women marches. Besides the half-million marchers in Washington DC, we had 250,000 women in Chicago; there were 750,000 in LA; a friend said there were marchers in Nova Scotia (she lives there); etc. My favorite though was that there were 10,000 in Helena, Montana, where it was 20 degrees and they had a foot of snow. You go, girls!

Some have asked, "What good did it do?" It has brought people together for a cause. Many of us are continuing with calling legislators, writing letters to newspapers, giving money, etc.
 
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