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1. Political corruption in this country has gone beyond anything I ever imagined possible in the United States. Cheating, lying, state controlled media, observing no accepted standards, ignoring voters, literally declaring the president above the law... rawstory.com/2019/11/politi…
2...blocking people from voting on the basis of imaginary “voter fraud,” cutting voter rolls viciously in ways that target likely democrats, ignoring elements of the constitution like the emoluments clause, refusing to hold hearings in a Supreme Court nominee...
3...ignoring literal looting of the federal for the financial benefit of the president, declaring that the president is above the law (cannot he indicted for a crime by the Feds, cannot be investigated by the state, cannot be removed for high crimes and misdemeanors since...
4...senators have already declared without hearing evidence that they will never convict, does not have to abide by congressional investigations, congressional district can be rigged for one party rule and it is perfectly legal...
5....the president can lie about job numbers an hour before the market opens when it is supposed to be nothing said until 9.30 - driving up futures so that stocks explode on opening, using tax dollars to extort another nation to investigate political opponents, abalone allies...
...*abandon allies*, embrace enemies, it just goes on and on. There are so many things that I never imagined could possibly happen in the United States I don’t know why anyone thinks it won’t slide into pure autocracy with republicans cheering at the end of America...
7....I no longer believe it is impossible that we will reach the final three stages - ignoring the judiciary on any non-corrupt ruling, martial law, and the cancellation of elections. It seems too difficult to believe, but so does all the rest of it, until they did it...
8....the one thing I thought was that business wouldn’t tolerate it, but I don’t believe that anymore. Oligarchs are emerging in this kleptocracy, and that’s just fine. The rich buy elections. Business does well in an autocracy, and that is all the oligarchs care about.....
9....we are at a breaking point. If the GOP finally shows what they believe - that a Republican President is immune from all oversight - america is done. I do not believe that they will oppose a collapse of elections, but repeat whatever talking points are spun by Fox. It is...
10....interesting that GOP accuses Dems of doing everything there GOP is doing. I don’t know if it is projection or a scheme. But if people don’t take 2020 seriously, and are not prepared for the worst case scenario, we will face an autocratic theocracy. And the GOP will approve.
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