Ensuring One-Party Rule

 

This is a comment I made of Victor Hanson’s recent article at American Greatness I don’t have time to develop, but the idea needs to get out there.

As I said over a week ago:

The point of the Democrats seeking to impeach Trump for inciting sedition isn’t impeachment but to deep frame Trump supporters as traitors so the full weight of the Patriot Act can be wielded against us. They want to be able to say Trump was impeached for inciting sedition; therefore, Trump supporters are engaged in sedition. This isn’t about Trump. It’s about us. It’s about to be McCarthy on steroids: “Are you now, or have you even been, a supporter of Trump.”

Recently Josh Hammer wrote at AG that Trump needs to go quietly away now. The Left will not allow that. They are going to make this about Trump for years to come.

The Left has been using inflammatory and inciting rhetoric about the right (which they define as only far right) for decades, but it took a quantum leap by orders of magnitude starting in 2015, and then another exponential jump in 2020.

What no conservative writer is talking about yet is this element: Once a nation has one-party rule, which we now have, any question of election fraud is sedition. Russia has elections. Part of this is about destroying and silencing national populism, part is about telling any non-political outsider to stay outside (in this, Republicans like McConnell, Romney, and Graham are united completely with the Left), and part of it is to ensure that no one can ever again question the legitimacy of their stolen elections.

Though Eastman himself doesn’t yet recognize this, or, if he does, he doesn’t say so, his resignation statement shows to those with eyes to see that what happened to him is a clear signal of their intent to rule as One Party and frame any questions of the legitimacy of an election as sedition.

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  1. Jules PA Member
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    Oh, when election cheating becomes the norm, which it has, then I would feel compelled to play the game with the rules as the Dems have revised.

    Dont think that both sides can’t hack. It will happen. 

    Because those are the rules now. 

    If Guerrilla Voting works for thee, it works for me. 

     

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  2. MarciN Member
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    Bo Grimes: The point of the Democrats seeking to impeach Trump for inciting sedition isn’t impeachment but to deep frame Trump supporters as traitors so the full weight of the Patriot Act can be wielded against us. They want to be able to say Trump was impeached for inciting sedition; therefore, Trump supporters are engaged in sedition. This isn’t about Trump. It’s about us. It’s about to be McCarthy on steroids: “Are you now, or have you even been, a supporter of Trump.”

    I am afraid that this is true. I hope it’s not, but it certainly seems plausible.

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  3. Gary Robbins Reagan
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    If we don’t break sharply with Trump, we will be saddled with him.

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  4. Dave of Barsham Member
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    If we don’t break sharply with Trump, we will be saddled with him.

    I love how you literally ignore the part where the opposing party is likely going to try cast 70 million fellow Republican voters as domestic terrorists because you don’t like the guy. 

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  5. JamesSalerno Coolidge
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    If we don’t break sharply with Trump, we will be saddled with him.

    Sounds like you didn’t even bother to read the post.

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  6. Basil Fawlty Member
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    Bo Grimes: What no conservative writer is talking about yet is this element: Once a nation has one-party rule, which we now have, any question of election fraud is sedition.

    Have you really never read Mark Steyn?

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  7. Weeping Member
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    If we don’t break sharply with Trump, we will be saddled with him.

    The way I see it at the moment, we’re “saddled with” him no matter what we do. Say nothing and let him fade away? We’re saddled with him. Break loudly and sharply with him, we’re still saddled with him. Why? Because the media and the Democrat party seem to be determined to keep him there. How well that works for them remains to be seen.

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  8. Joan of Ark La Tex Member
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    At the moment, Democrats have everything to gain and nothing to lose in the short run by going unhinge against Trump.
    (1) They made their base ( now far left) very happy and stall the demands by BLM & Antifa’s latest demands from Biden.

    (2) They can inflame Q turds so much that they will be stupid enough to get fight back hence allowing the long prepared bill of classifying MAGA as a domestic Terrorist group to be voted as law. Most of GOP are democrats anyway now. So we do have a one party system as of today.

    (3) They will gain favor with Xi Jingping who is really the real boss of USA now. Xi will reward individually, Pelosi, McConnell , even Tom Cotton ( walmart guy) etc. Xi made personal phone call to starbucks guy. So I think Mr Xi is really part of American high society.

    (4) Globalist like Big tech & social Media all similing as removing Trump = greater profit and more donations to Democrats and Rinos.

    (5) Chief Justice ROberts is really a democrat he will probably be the one who decide Trump’s fate and put him in jail. Hence destroying the MAGA movement once and for all

    (6) Distraction from all the declassified information.

    I have not seen any down side for the democrats in the short run.

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  9. CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill Coolidge
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    Oh yeah – that is it in a nutshell.

    Thank you for being firm in your desire to get this meme out there. It is exactly what they plan on bringing forth.

    Plus even with agent provacateurs like Sullvan being exposed by everyone from “twitter journalists” to Watters of “Watters World” on Fox, the Lefties still quickly state the Party line: “But no one can point to the Democratic Party being behind them. They are radicals – not Dems.”

    How does that work exactly? Their leaders have on one occasion after another announced that Democrats should make Trump’s cabinet members and Sarah Carter victims of assault when seen in public – but the Dems are not responsible for that?

    Maxine Waters is not only a radical – she is a Democrat. Nancy Pelosi is not only a radical – she is a Democrat.

    I really wish that Trump had declared the Democratic leaders as domestic terrorists – rather than letting them get the upper hand.

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  10. CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill Coolidge
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    Here it is in graphic form in a nutshell:

     

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  11. Percival Thatcher
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    Dave of Barsham (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    If we don’t break sharply with Trump, we will be saddled with him.

    I love how you literally ignore the part where the opposing party is likely going to try cast 70 million fellow Republican voters as domestic terrorists because you don’t like the guy.

    That’s how Gary wins friends and influences people.

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  12. NHINDIE Coolidge
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    Thanks for the heads up on the Eastman article. Clear and compelling. And shows Trump once again not to be what he is said to be by his critics. Trump’s haranguing of Pence at the 1/6 rally was off putting to me, but now I understand what he was asking Pence to do. And Pence and Republicans could have done what Trump was asking. That would have been interesting.

    But too little, too late. Trump failed to organize an effective post-election (and also pre-election) effort to make sure 11/3 was a fair, honest, transparent election. But he seems always to have been arguing and acting within the framework of the Constitution. 

    Perhaps Trump’s final gift: bringing things to a head. This is an opportunity for a Constitutional restoration under someone talented and ambitious, maybe Trump. Or maybe we are living in the midst of a revolution, with the Constitution about to be eviscerated and one party rule putting down its roots.

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