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Truth Never Sleeps

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Not to be confused with Vigilant Citizen, despite similar content.
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What THEY don't want
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Efrain "Sonny" Cardona Jr., better known as Truth Never Sleeps (TNS), is a Christian Young Earth Creationist conspiracy theorist YouTuber. His activities focus on hyper-analyzing music videos, end times prophesying, and exposing people as Illuminati shills (including fellow conspiracists The Vigilant Christian, A Call For An Uprising, Alex Jones, and Mark Dice). It is unknown if his videos are a joke or intended seriously.

As of March 2019, Cardona's main YouTube channel has over 93,000 subscribers and 20 million views.[1] Cardona makes $165 per month on Patreon.[2]

Censorship[edit]

On March 18, 2019, Cardona revealed that of his 29 latest videos uploaded since February 15, 2019:[3]

  • 19 (65.5%) have a yellow monetization icon, meaning "not suitable for all advertisers" and with "limited or no ads."
    • One of these ("DEMONIC GAME Momo CHALLENGE IS SHOWN during Peppa Pig video on YouTube!Kim Kardashian IS JUST AS BAD") is age-restricted.
  • 2 (6.9%) have no monetization due to a Content ID claim.
  • 8 (27.6%) have a green monetization icon, meaning that there are no issues.

Videos[edit]

Introduction[edit]

Instead of fancy animations or a theme song, Cardona subjects his viewers to an intro speech of about 30 seconds in every video. The latest speech typically goes like this:

"Hi everybody! Welcome to the Truth Never Sleeps here on the Internet. Please, please, subscribe, as I expose the Satanic New World Order system like nobody else does on the World Wide Web, where I break things down and I definitely connect the dots. So, please, connect to me by subscribing, by clicking and hitting that bell to get the latest video notifications. In other words, whenever I make new videos, you'll be the very first ones to know. If you're not getting those notifications, just refresh this channel multiple times a week, if not daily. I come out with new videos all the time to keep everybody in the know. The information that I share here, they don't want you to know."

Clickbait[edit]

Occasionally, Cardona uses clickbait titles and thumbnails to fool viewers into thinking that he uploaded a TV broadcast on YouTube. In reality, his uploads are merely rants on how he believes that these broadcasts are satanic. (One exception is his Met Gala 2019 commentary, which features many time-delayed clips from NowThis, used without permission and under the guise of a live stream.) Predictably, many viewers thumb down these uploads. Examples include:

Both the opening and closing ceremonies were uploaded by the IOC on September 25, 2016, giving Cardona plenty of time to fish for views. In the Rio 2016 closing ceremony rant, Cardona confused Vybz Kartel with Usain Bolt. For the UFC video in 2018, Cardona uses a thumbnail with official art, only adding the word "EXPOSED" in small print below the art's text. During his bootleg Met Gala 2019 stream, Cardona surpassed 1,000 viewers.

List of Satanic items according to Truth Never Sleeps[edit]

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

Cardona has helpfully catalogued many people, places, and things as Illuminati projects. Several of these overlap with The Vigilant Christian's list. Here is a list of Satanic items according to Truth Never Sleeps:

  • Alcohol
  • Apple Inc.
  • Arthur
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Barack Obama
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Beyoncé
  • Britney Spears
  • Burger King
  • Caitlyn Jenner (he calls her "Bruce Gender-Bender")
  • Cardi B
  • Céline Dion
  • Champion clothing
  • ChristianMingle
  • Condé Nast
  • Cucks
  • Desmond Napoles
  • Ellen DeGeneres (he calls her "Ellen Degenerate")
  • Facebook (ironically)
  • Fortnite
  • Fox Corporation
  • George H. W. Bush
  • George W. Bush
  • Hard rock music
  • James Charles
  • Jay-Z
  • Jennifer Lopez (he calls her "J Ho")
  • Jussie Smollett (he calls him "Smutlet")
  • Justin Trudeau
  • K-pop
  • Kanye West
  • Kendall Jenner
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Madonna
  • McDonald's
  • Michael Jackson
  • Michelle Obama (he calls her "Michael")
  • Mirrors
  • Netflix
  • New Kids on the Block
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Nike (including Converse)
  • Nintendo
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Ottawa
  • Pete Buttigieg (he calls him "Pete Butt")
  • PewDiePie (he calls him "PutridPie or "PewKiePie")
  • Sega
  • Snapchat
  • Star Wars
  • Taylor Swift
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Victoria's Secret
  • Walt Disney
  • WWE
  • Windows 3.1 to Windows 2000
  • YouNow
  • YouTube (ironically)
  • Zelda

Enemies[edit]

  • BlueBloodLIVE
  • A Call For An Uprising
  • The Dark Reindeer
  • God's Son (YouTube channel)
  • Johnny Anonymous
  • RussianVids
  • The Vigilant Christian
  • Zorkmid123

Exclusions[edit]

It genuinely is easier to list things Cardona doesn't think are part of a massive conspiracy.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. About[a w]YouTube
  2. Sonny Cardona[a w]Patreon
  3. Putin signs shut up law to truthers! March 18, 2019.