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Trumpsidedown (Pt. 2)

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U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island) taps into popular culture to make a point.
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Was finally watching the final episode of Stranger Things just now. Quite a show and quite an ending.

But what was exceedingly, well, strange, was in the final nine minutes of the show, after Will Byers has been saved from “The Upside Down,” the phone rings and it shows the call as being from “Montauk, New York.”

Well, well, well.

I did not take the call. After all, it was likely someone selling something … right?

But “Montauk.” That was strangest of all. Why? Because, as the New York Daily News reported last September, “Before the’80s thriller received its official title, it operated under the moniker ‘Montauk,’ which alludes to much more than the show’s since-changed Long Island location.

Some of its creepiest plot point, like Eleven’s connection with the monstrous Demogorgon and portals to the Upside Down, nod to what most conspiracy theorists call the ‘Montauk Project.’

Eerie, eh? And today we learn that part two of Stranger Things will begin on October 27, 2017.

Stranger Things Pt. 2. Courtesy Netflix.

I don't know what I think of the so-called "Montauk Project." But maybe there is something to it, involving explorations into the paranormal, time travel and who knows what all. It's all very spooky, regardless.

So, in the midst of writing this Dust Devil Dreams post, I wrote a review of conspiracy researcher Kenn Thomas’s Trumpocalypse Now! The Triumph of the Conspiracy Spectacle. I mention that because Thomas is a key researcher into conspiracy angles related to the assassination of JFK, a topic I explored in the post "Land shark (Trumpsidedown)." 

Oh, and Thomas mentions Kellyanne Conway's creepy comments about a non-event (in our reality, anyway) of the so-called "Bowling Green Massacre," which I explored here, from a synchromystic point of view. 

I thought of U.S. Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, who eerily linked Trump to the Netflix series Stranger Things and said Trump has moved America into the fictional (or not?) "Upside Down" of that show, where, "Right is wrong. Up is down. Black is white."

Stranger things, indeed.

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