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3 Dark and Disturbing Reasons Why Trump Could Win Again

3 Dark and Disturbing Reasons Why Trump Could Win Again

Paul Buchheit

It seems absurd to believe that America could make the same mistake again, to elect an ignorant and vulgar narcissist to the most powerful position in the world. But we can't underestimate the ability of the self-serving super-rich to convince millions of Americans that a surging stock market and a powerful military are essential to their livelihoods. All at the expense of jobs and health care and education.

There are at least three good reasons—strangely and sadly enough—why Trump could win again.

Delusion: A Booming Economy for All of Us

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  1. The Democrats, by hook or crook, will do everything they can to make sure that their candidate is nothing other than another neoliberal.
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Intellectually somnolent America, awash in infotainment, division, and economic challenge just can’t muster the required critical thinking required to extricate itself from the tentacles of the greedy. Of course the greedy have done everything in their power to create this situation. They’ve dumbed down education, introduced Dumbo as a cultural icon, and created “right-to-work” economies at the state level. This is class warfare plainly and simply.

https://books.google.com/books/about/Class_War_in_America.html?id=UF3r-dIWeUcC&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button#v=onepage&q&f=false

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The reason Trump can certainly win again is the result of “centrism”. Centrism is code for betrayal and well betrayal elicits far more powerful emotions than lying. Trump lies but corporate democrats betray. The democratic base knows it which is why they vote republican or not at all. Being part of this base, I like many others view the Biden presidential campaign as a slow motion disaster because its founded on the context of betrayal.

Looking forward, my short term option is to support truly progressive leaders (Sanders, Warren, Gabbard). If they do not win the nomination, I will take a long term approach which entails eliminate all support for corporate democrats. They are poison and if it takes two terms of Trump for the democratic party to learn this lesson then so be it. I’m done with these clowns and I mean it.

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Establishment Democrats have made clear their preference for Joe Biden. I suspect that they are presently working to rig the system to ensure that Biden is anointed as the Party’s nominee.

If Biden loses to Trump, establishment Democrats will move further to the right while portraying progressives as enablers of Trump. Many Democrats, speak of a win for Biden as a huge victory. However, some of these people are the same people who took to the streets to protest war, during Bush’s presidency, then when on to argue in support of the Obama’s Drone killing and crowd killing programs because they were more “humane”. I think Paul Buchheit accurately describes what a Biden presidency would bring: advocacy for “whiteness, war, and Wall Street”.

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This seems a good time to review the.
The 14 Defining Characteristics of Fascism

“Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each:”

He may have left out mental instability and disease, gross ignorance, and incompetence, and blind self-interest in a figurehead “leader” to be easily manipulated by subversive and destructive domestic and foreign influence - sometimes termed treason…

"The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power".- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it" - John Adams

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“I love that. He’s for America 100%. It’s America or no way. I love that.”
Except that he isn’t. Trump label stuff is manufactured in China, particularly his wife’s stuff. He invests in property outside of the US. The public needs to be shown his reality and not just his “feel good lies.”

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Buchheit’s final paragraph confirms that he doesn’t get it. “Stating the facts” would work if the GOP had not been following Goebbels’ playbook for the past four decades wherein you attain and maintain power by growing your list of enemies 24/7 to the extent that your list of enemies includes not only people and organizations, but also concepts like facts and evidence.

Congressional Democrats need to be sponsoring legislation to expand Medicare, Social Security and other “domestic” programs NOW, thereby giving them a recent track record to campaign on in 2020. A track record of progressive actions will be an asset, facts will not.

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I don’t think the socialism label is quite the boogeyman it once was, though, of course, it will always be used by Republicans to attack anyone who is even remotely liberal. The label is mostly frightening to baby boomers who have been brainwashed into incorrectly equating it with communism. With young voters, though, the socialism label is no big deal. As long as the Democrats field a candidate who musters a strong youth vote (NOT Biden), this one can be neutralized.

On the other hand, as above, I don’t think the extent to which this country has gone fascist can be over-stated as a danger and a very real reason Trump may get the win in 2020. Fascism truly is the evil monster behind the American curtain that few in this country want to acknowledge and discuss. Nevertheless, Trump is a fascist and fascism was the key to his election. As long as Trump keeps fleecing the masses of their wealth and handing it over to the businesses and interests that actually control this country, he will stay in office. In this regard, Trump’s current foolish and amateurish trade war may be his way of shooting himself in the foot. When Trump is regarded as being bad for business, he’ll be gone in short order, regardless of what voters think.

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Good rant by Jimmy Dore and some more reasons why Trump could win again.

Peace
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Because that’s the only way they can lose.
Trumps base is only about 30%, voters who wont vote for anyone else. He was elected by independents who couldn’t stomach Hillary(some polls claim independents make up 45%), who were desperate for a DC outsider to clean up the system, these are the voters he scammed, and a large % of them are disgusted what he’s done in office, and realize they got burned with Trump.
The only way the Dems lose in 2020 is another Neo-Liberal the independents can’t handle…
I give you Biden, Booker, Harris, etc.

Of course predicting elections becomes a “crap shoot” when you factor in the wildcard, completely hackable voting machines used to count you’re votes.

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The secret sauce missing is confident messaging. The left needs a bullhorn, and use it daily. They already have truth as an ally. But someone has to take up the mantle of the lie squasher, and unraveling of the spin doctors.

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Biden v. Trump. 2016 NIGHTMARE REDUX!

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Does the “establishment” include actual voters? I ask because the so-called establishment is not all-in on Biden per reporting:

There are polls of actual voters, in places like South Carolina, that show him ahead and they’ve done so fairly consistently. If they are accurate, the problem isn’t the “establishment,” but the voters, right?

There are lots of candidates and we have yet to see a debate. Biden has fallen off before, he could do so now. I’m not ready to give up yet.

disgusted “at” what he’s…
Apolgize

I recommend reading “The Political Brain” by Drew Westin. 85 per cent of voters vote their emotions, not their economic interests.

Hi KC2669,

When I refer to the Democrat’s ‘establishment’, I am referring to the Party’s elite power brokers, not actual voters. The Dems process of anointing a Party nominee is far from democratic and is more a reflection of the manner in which the Party elite shapes, cultivates, and restricts the vote than a reflection of the actual interests of voters. Representatives of the establishment DNC have publically recognized that the Party is not democratic. Recall the lawsuit against the DNC’s rigging the nomination for Hillary Clinton. Attorney for the DNC, Bruce V. Spiva, Esq. , asserted that the DNC is a private corporation with no obligation to follow democratic rules:

They [the DNC and RNC] are private associations. Yes, they play a big role in the election of the president of the United States. But they are still private associations. They still have a right to order their own affairs.
If someone’s not happy with the party that they’ve been aligned with, their choice is to start another party, or to give to the other party, or to give to a candidate that they think will shake things up within the party. - http://jampac.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/042517cw2.pdf

Judge William Zloch, who dismissed the case, asserted:

In evaluating Plaintiffs’ claims at this stage, the Court assumes their allegations are true——that the DNC and Wasserman Schultz held a palpable bias in favor Clinton and sought to propel her ahead of her Democratic opponents. - https://jampac.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/62-D.E.-62-Ord-of-Dismissal-8-25-17.pdf

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KC’s point is that when they’re polled, actual voters prefer Biden.

From my standpoint, that’s fine: The d-party constituency is largely centrist. However, that has meant that actual leftie liberals are shut out of d-party policy making – there aren’t enough of us to have any influence. My view on that is simple: Liberals need to form their own party who either works with the Ds when it makes sense or thwarts them when that makes sense.

Here’s an example: ObamaCare was consistently weakened by Blue Dogsas it came together. Meanwhile, liberal dems just played along while everything that would have made ObamaCare worthwhile – a public option, negotiated drug prices – fell by the wayside. Instead, a liberal third party holding just 20 seats could have killed ObamaCare instead of voting for junk legislation, which is what it turned out to be. Killed it, that is, or massively improved it by using their power as a voting bloc. You know, like the Blue dogs did, right before they got voted out en masse in 2010 anyway. BTW, 34 conservadems in the House voted against ObamaCare – even after it was turned into little more than a subsidy to the healthcare industrial complex.

So, if Blue Dogs are happy to exert their power and consistently tilt the d-party rightward, why can’t a liberal faction of House Dems do the same thing and tilt things leftward from outside the party?

The answer is either cowardice or corruption – neither are good.

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If we get to include the mainstream press in the “establishment”, then the problem of huge swaths of people not knowing hardly any facts about Biden, Sanders, and say the next 5 candidates in the polls is definitely a problem with the establishment. I’m thoroughly disgusted by their performance thus far and I doubt it will get any better over the next year.

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Important article Paul Buchheit. Thank you.

“Delusion: A Booming Economy for All of Us”
Poverty doesn’t exist in a healthy environment. Conservationists get this. Conservatives don’t. We need more environmentalists in government. There is a reason why the oligarchy places environmentalists number one on the FBI hit list, above foreign and domestic terrorists.

“Fear: The Socialists Are Coming”
Pass a bill lowering the voting age in time for the election. The young majority favors socialism.
UBI socialism could be something that conservatives could go for. It’s that or a bloody revolution when they lose their jobs to automation. They may even guillotine the corporate oligarchs.

“Nationalism: Keeping the “Wretched Refuse” Off Our Shores”
Conservatives are against contraception to prevent overpopulation. Instead they cull population by war, disease, famine, pollution, etc. They believe a hoarding oligarchy, gross inequality, resource wars and walls will fix the problem, ignoring that people emigrate after the same conservatives destroy their country.
The fix is online, not the MSM.

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