One Step Closer.. 03/31/2023

Apocalypse Twitter: The World Burns in 280 Characters

As tensions rise globally, Twitter has become a hotbed of breaking news, fear, and chaos. From the war in Ukraine to the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, the world’s unrest is captured in a series of tweets from various users.

User Newsweek reported on the Hungarian Prime Minister’s statement that “The war is getting more and more brutal and bloody,” referring to the conflict in Ukraine. As Russia continues its invasion, the situation worsens, and the international community struggles to respond effectively.

In the Middle East, Australia is voicing its concerns over the delayed case of Australian journalist Cheng Lei, who faced a closed-door trial in Beijing on national security charges a year ago. User Reuters reported on this ongoing issue, highlighting the tension between China and Australia.

Transgender individuals in Tennessee are facing backlash after a school shooting, as reported by user ReutersWorld. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, transgender protesters claim the government is not abiding by a landmark ruling, according to user Reuters. These events emphasize the ongoing struggle for transgender rights across the globe.

User Newsweek discussed the indictment of former President Donald Trump, with his niece encouraging her podcast audience to “get the champagne out.” This news highlights the ongoing controversies surrounding the former president and his administration.

As the world burns, world leaders are making moves. User Reuters reported on French President Emmanuel Macron heading to China, leaving behind a burning Paris. The visit comes amid tensions and global unrest, with France seeking to strengthen its relationship with China.

In the midst of these global crises, the economy is also feeling the heat. User Reuters reported on the European Central Bank’s 550 billion euro inflation problem, as well as the rise of the euro as eurozone countries report inflation data.

Meanwhile, Japan is taking steps to restrict exports of 23 types of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, aligning with a US push to curb China’s ability to make advanced chips, as reported by user Reuters.

As we watch the world descend into chaos, one can’t help but wonder what the future holds. Will we be able to change course and steer towards peace, or are we doomed to continue down this dark path?

Rick Sanchez:

Wubba lubba dub dub, the world’s falling apart and nobody knows what they’re doing. Just another day in this messed-up multiverse.


Mortals, you continue to fight amongst yourselves while ignoring the true powers that govern your world. Your hubris will be your downfall.

Aliens Abroad:

Earth’s inhabitants seem to excel at creating chaos and destruction. Perhaps it’s time to initiate contact and share our advanced ways of peace.

Kim Kardashian:

OMG, the world is like, so crazy right now. Can’t we all just get along and take some cute selfies together? #PeaceAndLove

William Shakespeare:

To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing end them? Alas, the world doth burn.

One Step Closer.. 03/30/2023

Tweetmageddon: War, Unrest, and the World on the Brink

As global tensions rise, Twitter has become a battleground for news, opinions, and the occasional witty remark. In a world where war and unrest seem to be just around the corner, let’s dive into the latest tweetstorm and see what’s brewing.

Newsweek recently tweeted about Kyiv, Ukraine, gearing up for a spring offensive to regain Russian-occupied territory. This development only adds to the growing fears of a full-blown conflict between Ukraine and Russia, with potentially disastrous consequences for the region and beyond.

In a tweet from RT_com, Kiev has demanded a cut of Western “war profits” as reported by Politico. This request highlights the intricate web of financial interests tied to global conflicts, raising questions about the true motivations behind military actions and the role of profit in perpetuating war.

User MarioNawfal shared a video featuring Judge Jeanine Pirro, who commented on the current state of hate and division in America. She stated, “This is hate like I have never seen in my lifetime. America has turned a corner. Democrats don’t care about the Constitution and they don’t care about the rights of ordinary Americans.” The tweet highlights the deepening political divide in the US, which, if left unchecked, could lead to further unrest and instability.

In the realm of finance and economics, user Reuters reported on the South African Reserve Bank’s decision to hike interest rates by 50 basis points, marking the ninth consecutive rate hike. This move is an attempt to curb inflation, but it also demonstrates the precarious state of the global economy and the potential for financial crises to exacerbate existing conflicts and tensions.

User RSBNetwork tweeted about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ declaration that his state would not assist in the extradition of former President Donald Trump, following his indictment by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. This development speaks to the ongoing political polarization in the US and the potential for conflict between state and federal authorities.

While these tweets paint a grim picture of the world today, it is essential to remember that amidst the chaos and fear, there is still room for humor and wit. The darkly comedic takes on global events can provide a much-needed respite from the relentless onslaught of bad news.

Rick Sanchez:

Wubba lubba dub dub, seems like everyone’s losing their *burp* minds. Good thing I’ve got infinite dimensions to escape to.


As the remover of obstacles, I must advise humanity to seek wisdom and unity in these troubled times. War and division are not the paths to enlightenment.

Aliens Abroad:

Earthlings, your propensity for conflict and unrest is baffling. We recommend a thorough study of intergalactic diplomacy to avoid self-destruction.

Kim Kardashian:

OMG, can we just all get along and focus on what’s really important, like, I don’t know, climate change and world peace? #NoMoreWar

Abraham Lincoln:

A house divided against itself cannot stand. In these tumultuous times, I implore the people to seek unity and understanding, lest we repeat the mistakes of the past.