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Steps 8 and 9: Corrupt Separation of Powers, Elections, and Law Enforcement
12-Step Totalitarian Program: Step 1: Corrupt Education
Step 2: Corrupt Language
Step 3: Corrupt Science and Religion
Steps 4 & 5: Corrupt History, the U.S. Founding, Natural Law, and the U.S. Constitution
Steps 6&7: Corrupt Journalism, the Arts, and Money
Step #8: Corrupt the Federal Separation of Powers and Elections
Pharaohs, Kings/Queens, Dictators, Oligarchs: What they have in common is the concentration of power in one individual or a small group, the power to legislate, judge, and execute the law residing in those individuals only.
So, for individual liberty to have a chance, the legislative, judicial, and executive powers must be separated in such a way that they slow way down the exercise of power.
Only Congress can create laws, only the President can execute those laws. Only the Supreme Court can rule if those laws and the President’s actions align with the Constitution.
Which is the whole point of separation of powers.
Corrupting Congress is easy, because passing laws requires political accountability. That’s why totalitarians first target, helping Congress pass on the responsibility of creating laws to the President (executive orders) and Supreme Court “Roe v. Wade,” etc.).
Totalitarians taking over Congress has been easy. Totalitarians taking over the Presidency is less easy but clearly happens, as is evident by the current administration. Totalitarians taking over the Supreme Court is hard, but doable. We are fortunate that SCOTUS is currently out of their hands.
But there is no rest for the wicked.
If you want a little overview with what can happen with the collapsing of Separation of Powers, here’s one aspect, the development of Show Trials.
Now regarding elections: If you have not followed Ricochet member Saint Augustine’s exhaustive 20-month review of the data and testimony regarding the 2020 election, and you still believe that Joe Biden won, then you owe it to yourself to do the review. Here’s his latest update through which you can get into the larger reviews.
Please understand that he started the review highly skeptical, and it took more than a year of tracking and review before he reached a tipping point with the evidence. He believes that the evidence supporting Trump’s win is greater than the evidence supporting Biden’s win. (He will correct me in the comments if this understanding needs updating.
But the 2020 election itself should not have been the tipping point for anyone. Those paying attention have long recognized how easy it is to corrupt elections when:
* Voter ID is not required
* Ballots can be harvested and delivered by partisan individuals
* Voting is not limited to one day (except in rare and completely verifiable mail-in ballots)
* Votes can be completed electronically
All of these are sadly being institutionalized with little or no pushback from the GOP, except in a couple of states. But so far, not enough to guarantee that the 2022 election will be trustworthy. And a lack of trust in elections, as you know, opens more ugly doors.
CORRUPT THE FEDERAL SEPARATION OF POWERS AND ELECTIONS–
STATUS AS OF 2022: GOAL MOSTLY ACHIEVED
(SCOTUS MAY EASILY FOLLOW SUIT)
Step #9: Corrupt Law Enforcement
Once you corrupt laws, you have to corrupt law enforcement. Here is a Ricochet podcast that gets into some particulars: Shifts in Policing and the Uvalde Disaster.
The goal is to make the unequal application of laws routine. The totalitarians get no legal accountability. Those who oppose totalitarians get raided in front of CNN cameras at 6:00 am and perp-walked.
The January 6 “insurrection,” you know, the insurrectionists who somehow forgot to bring their guns, and who were invited into the Capitol building. The insurrection that allowed Capitol police to kill an unarmed veteran without even a serious public investigation, an insurrection that has kept people, people who merely attended that particular rally, in jail without due process for more than a year. An insurrection that was caught on camera from every angle and yet 99% of that footage has not been released, and shame on you for asking…
An insurrection that had instigators, including FBI agents, and that shows way too many signs of being a set-up…
Does the lack of accountability for all the obvious and reported corruption in Federal agencies and law enforcement not wake you up to what’s going on?
But it is not just Federal. It is Local.
The Soros-funded prosecutors in many Democratic cities who allow criminals to go free are legion. Examples?
Here’s a list of prosecutors backed by Soros as of last January. A couple have been removed by citizens, thank goodness.
The totalitarian goal is to undermine confidence in laws and law enforcement, so that eventually citizens will embrace the totalitarian crackdown that is coming.
@ammodotcom has covered this well here.
The Rule of Law and Equality Before the Law are being corrupted. (See the Show trials link above). The lack of prosecutions by the Justice Department of Hunter Biden and the Epstein Island pedophiles and sex traffickers reveals the depth of federal law enforcement corruption.
I know, I know, Ghislaine Maxwell is in jail. Don’t make me pull out THOSE memes.
By the way, why has Homeland Security acquired more than a billion rounds of ammo? Here’s a recent contract announcement.
And why are other non-law-enforcement agencies arming themselves and buying up ammo supplies?
CORRUPT LAW ENFORCEMENT
STATUS AS OF 2022: GOAL ACHIEVED
Coming soon: Corrupt Healthcare, and Food and Energy SuppliesPublished in Education
Where do they keep all that ammo? Just curious.
When the Left had no power, it hated and demonized the military and police and FBI and IRS and other government agencies. Now that the left has power, it sees those agencies as tools for waging war upon everyone the left hates.
We got ourselves into this mess once the Income Tax provisions were supposedly ratified by US Congress back in late 1913. This involved a legal activity started in 1909 and which ended up with the quasi-ratified passing of the 16th Amendment.
This led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.
This privately owned bank’s establishment allowed for most major candidates in the USA to secure loans to run for office.
So then this relatively newly established world of Federal Reserve monies comes into play with regards to which people in our society can run for important offices.
Here is the problem with those loans: does anyone here think you would get a major loan allowing you to make an initial foray into politics unless the banking firm you dealt with believed you would represent Big Financial Interests in a way that was favorable to them?
It is not an accident that one of the few Presidents in our history to speak unkindly of the Banking World was Donald Trump, a man whose fortune meant he did not need to seek a major loan from some major bank.
A person would have to go all the way back to the days of President Andrew Jackson to find another Oval Office decision-maker frowning on the world of the Financial Cabal. No surprise then that Trump was slammed with the exact same ugliness of unrelenting smears by the press and media – just as Jackson had been.
One of the family stories is the time my dad took us on a boat trip down the Silver, Ocklawaha and St Johns Rivers in Florida from Silver Springs to Sanford. It is really a nice trip except that my Dad was prone to miscalculation. As we were riding the river through the Ocala National Forest the waterway seemed to split around an island. My dad went right instead of left. We moved from big water to smaller water and then to swampy water with trees close by and fallen over. My dad remained convinced that it was an island and even disassembled the windscreen on the front of the boat to enable us to slide under a fallen tree. He was driven by the sunk cost fallacy that he had just spent too much effort and that it had to be shorter ahead than behind. But it wasn’t and eventually my mother prevailed on him to go back and find the channel.
The predicament that GOPe wants us to accept is that it is too costly to go back. That no one will support adherence to the original intent. That if we can just push under this fallen tree we can get to clear water ahead. It’s not so. If we do not beat a path back to the constitution, we are done.
You nailed it,
Ha! I caught you making a mistake at last!
Mwa ha ha ha!
The applicable word is “exhausting.” It’s not exhaustive. Not yet. Not going to be anytime soon. Chapter 9 of the big post is in dire need of rewriting.
But also: Thanks for the advert!
More or less. What I’m convinced of is that illegally cast or counted votes were more than double the Biden margin of victory in NV, AZ, GA, PA, and WI. I think it is also very likely that these illegalities flipped most or all of these swing states.
I was aware of some issues, but not nearly concerned enough before 2020. Big mistake on my part.
Ha! I stand corrected.
Thanks for adding this, and for your yeoman’s work on the elections.
Your work won’t convince the certain, but then being certain helps mitigate any desire to investigate. With as Jordan Peterson points out is ine more aspect of human nature.
It was instructive when, on the Bill Barr interview on the flagship Ricochet Podcast, the good news was that not everyone in federal law enforcement is corrupt.
When did many but not all being corrupt get to be good news?
Very salient point. Corrupt officials in key spots can render a system corrupt even if most of the workers in that system are not. (Although an argument can be made that once someone knows they are operating in a corrupt system, their failure to confront or leave renders them at least partially corrupt. In that case, one can no longer say that most are not.)
We have a majority on our side believing that these same deeply corrupt, coordinated and almost universally in control folks will allow an election that would replace them. We’ll know in November. Hopefully it will not be too late to pull out and organize a Republic to compete with a top down, corrupt disintegrating state. Clearly some of the military must join or the United States comes to an end. The left lives in an unreal world where an economy as vast and complex as that of the US can be run from the top. It can’t but in its fumbling stupidity it will destroy the rest of us unless we can defend ourselves from their inept confused but brutal military.
Sure. The Democrats are not trying to corrupt elections in any significant ways. It’s just politics as usual.