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Dispatch 32: Flat Screen Riots, The Virus -- the ECONOMY

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Some quick, unedited thoughts. Much going on here so making this fast:

You may have noticed the latest Flat Screen Riots in Philadelphia, New York, on the West Coast, and Here-and-There.

Messages coming to me from media, "Are you in Philly yet?" No. I am a serious war correspondent and analyst, not an adrenaline photographer. My credentials do not hang on walls but in historical notes. Proven year-by-year with accurate assessments. Results of hard work and calling the ball no matter where it lands. There is little value in wasting time at Flat Screen Riots. Our economy is a thousand times more important than FSRs.

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Dispatch 31: Street Battles Philadelphia -- prepare for November and beyond

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America may soon face images of a police force scattered. Routed. Overrun. Black Hawk Down.

General uprising shatters illusion of control. Organization crumbles.

Police abandon units. Gear. Stations. Towns. Jails. These cascades happen in a matter of hours.

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Dispatch 30: Thai and US Insurrection, and Insurgency

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hkPro-democracy protesters give the three-finger salute outside a station in Bangkok as rallies continued [Lillian Suwanrumpha/ AFP]

Unedited morning thoughts:

Recently, I was an expert witness on arbitration for a situation involving Hong Kong. During proceedings, someone asked the difference between insurrection and insurgency. Answer: depends on who is answering. Same with "terrorism." Ten people, ten answers.

Of course, someone will fall back and say, "But this dictionary says..."

Today, dictionaries are rewritten in real time. "The dictionary" -- of which there are many -- is not a final arbiter on anything. Dictionary publishers are like police sketch-artists trying to describe a subject based on a thousand separate witness statements, and then pretending the sketch describing the subject is the new truth.

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Dispatch 29: Lacey, Washington -- corner support, and Presidential Debates

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Six local people gathered today the four corners of Marvin Road and College. The peacefully waved support banners for two hours from 1500-1700. I went with my friend who is a 79 year-old retired Soldier.

Over the two hours were stood there, hundreds of people beeped horns, shouted support, or gave supportive smiles or hand gestures. Of the hundreds who made some sort of overt acknowledgment, no more than 5% were anti-Trump, including one guy hanging out the door over the rooftop with his pants sagging gangster-style.

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Dispatch 27: Pandemic Update

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I'm out here sensing the ground and working on the network. Will soon make a serious fundraiser for a mobile communications/media vehicle that I will use to cover this around America. One generous soul already committed to matching the first $25,000 with an additional 25,000. The entire system will be not more than $240,000. More on that, later.

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Dispatch 19: Portland Now -- ANTIFA may attack ICE tonight, and I've been talking with Proud Boys leadership all evening

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America sure has changed since last time I was home. Marijuana stores all over the place. Loads of communists, and people who imagine Nazis spreading by cough and sneeze.

ANTIFA at this time is preparing to possibly attack the ICE building. I got the word by message while sitting with top four Proud Boy leaders in Portland. ANTIFA are out there right now. Proud Boys leaders were drinking beer with me. Though I haven't had a beer in years, so I was having water.

Read more: Dispatch 19: Portland Now -- ANTIFA may attack ICE tonight, and I've been talking with Proud Boys...

Dispatch 26: America is Pretty Cool, and THE TWILIGHT ZONE

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After many years overseas, I've now been home to America for a full month. Mostly, so far, in Vancouver, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. Now in Lacey.

Yesterday, I spent 13 hours with a couple of veteran friends. The senior of our group did about 30 years of service and joined in 1960.

Something that strikes me is something that is common among Americans, but not of many other folks I see around the world.

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Dispatch 24: Return to America: Drugs, Drugs, Homeless, Drugs

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Today, a long day. Out with an Army vet friend who did two EOD tours in Iraq. Name is Al Johnson. Al and I have been fighting China together around Asia since 2014. We've done more than our share to CCP and are plotting more.

Today we were out with Proud Boys. Checking them out in Salem, Oregon. The Proud Boys are not a concern. The ones we met are fine. They like to drink a lot of beer but they were not up to any trouble. One even had moonshine.

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Dispatch 23: Thailand Uprising -- Danger on the Streets

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I am American living in Thailand. Currently in Portland, Oregon, embarking on a journey around America to check our situation in United States. We got problems. So does Thailand. And Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan. All of which are on my mind seven days per week.

Many folks know that during a break from the Iraq/Afghanistan wars, I covered serious fighting with many casualties in Bangkok. Taking a slight ricochet myself. No damage to me other than a good sting, but many others were killed or wounded. Many people -- even foreigners who were in Thailand at the time -- have no idea how sharp some of the fighting was because it was so localized. (Web search on the casualties.)

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Dispatch 22: Telecommunications in United States is Terrible

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Just finished interview with my friend Sargis Sangari who is running for US Congress. Very important that Americans like Sargis gain seats and work to turn this berg around.

Note: you may have heard me say for years that telecommunications in the United States is pathetic compared to most countries I travel in over the past twenty years. I constantly have telecommunications problems when communicating with Americans both when I am in America, and when overseas.

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Dispatch 20: Return to America -- Portland falling. Continue to prepare for 2021

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For the past several weeks, I've been going back and forth between Portland, Oregon, and next door Vancouver, Washington.

Downtown Portland and Vancouver may as well be a thousand miles apart. Downtown Portland is filled with homeless people. Many if not nearly all seem mentally ill or severely addicted.

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Dispatch 18: Pressurized HUMINT Network in Portland: firehose with valve stuck open

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artSource: AP Photo/Jeff Swinger

Folks who have followed my work for years know that first thing I do in new conflicts is to create my intel network. Specifically a HUMINT network. Human intelligence.

What was my secret to getting Iraq, Afghanistan, and other conflicts right so quickly? There are many, but number one indicator on mood is HUMINT sources and flows.

Read more: Dispatch 18: Pressurized HUMINT Network in Portland: firehose with valve stuck open

More Articles ...

  1. Dispatch 16: Return to America: History is Today
  2. Dispatch 15: Return to America: Ebbs and Flows
  3. Dispatch 13: Portland Peril: Mayorial Election: ANTIFA and KKK are terror organizations
  4. Dispatch 12: Return to America: Portland -- No Police, No Peace
  5. Dispatch 8: Return to America — Portland, Oregon: Eve of Battle, Yoga, Star Bucks, Pioneer Courthouse
  6. Dispatch 7: Return to America: Portland in State of Emergency
  7. Dispatch 6: Return to America: War Brewing
  8. Dispatch 5: Return to America: Guns & Ammo in Vancouver, Washington
  9. Dispatch 4: Return to America: Ammo at Cabela’s, and more observations
  10. Dispatch 3: Return to America: Primitive Graffiti in Portland
  11. Dispatch 2: Homeless in Portland -- terrible
  12. Dispatch 1: Portland and Vancouver
  13. Michael Yon on the The Jordan Harbinger Show
  14. Excellent Interview with Mark Simon on Pandemic/China
  15. Pandemic: US Military Response
  16. China Plague Grows: Update on Wuhan Virus
  17. Afghanistan: Tim Lynch weighs in on attack against Green Berets in Nangarhar
  18. Chinese Economy Collapsing: Source
  19. VIDEO: Beijing Puppet Government Censures my Work -- deports me
  20. Grandma Wong Arrested by Communists
  21. See this Instagram photo by @michael_yon_world
  22. Michael's Japanese Blogspot
  23. My Interview on AMERICAN THOUGHT LEADERS premieres
  24. Your Support is making this possible
  25. Secret Hospitals and Chemical Warfare in Hong Kong
  26. Violence coming today in Hong Kong: I will be live streaming
  27. Mass casualties from Police Attack, Hong Kong
  28. Hong Kong: The New Poland
  29. Hong Kong boiling slowly like a frog. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang The Daily Beast
  30. My Interview in Hong Kong with Epoch Times
  31. Video Interview on Hong Streets
  32. NOW TAI KOO MTR STATION, HONG KONG — moving into MARTIAL LAW
  33. NOW HONG KONG: CCP 70th Birthday going badly
  34. Michael Yon with Gordon Chang and John Batchelor
  35. Busy day in Hong Kong 15 Sep 2019
  36. NOW Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
  37. Hong Kong: 12 Sept 2019 - This situation is growing. Need Your Support
  38. Hong Kong Protesters Go Global, Seeking Support from Taiwan, India, U.S.
  39. Prince Edward Station, Hong Kong - 6 September 2019
  40. Hong Kong: Category 1 phase of insurgency -- will it go beyond this?

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