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Cancel culture is real. Huge, powerful social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are censoring peoples’ posts and comments. They call it ‘fact-checking’ and will remove posts they don’t like. In some cases, they suspend the author from their platform or even cancel their membership completely. How many people will they have to cancel? Probably not many. Just the open threat of such draconian tactics will likely be enough to shut down dissenting voices. People will just start to go along. It’s easier.
Democrats used to call us Republicans. Then, they called us ‘Trump supporters.’ Then, they started accusing President Trump of being a racist vicious white supremacist, every day, every day, every day – for four years. Then, they started calling anyone who doesn’t publicly denounce Trump a ‘white supremacist.’ If you support someone that we call a white supremacist, then you are a white supremacist. So we went from being called Republicans to being called white supremacists in just a few years. Eh, sticks and stones, right? Well, no:
President Biden recently appointed Lloyd Austin to be Secretary of Defense, who says his first course of action will be to purge the military of white supremacists: “The job of the Department of Defense is to keep America safe from our enemies. But we can’t do that if some of those enemies lie within our own ranks.” So how many people will be kicked out of the military for being Republicans (or, as we are now referred to, white supremacists)? Probably not many. Just the open threat of such draconian tactics will likely be enough to shut down dissenting voices. People will just start to go along. It’s easier. And then, the Democrat party control of the military will be complete, for all intents and purposes.
Some students applying to colleges have had their admission offers revoked because it became known that they were conservative Republican Trump supporters white supremacists. Once admitted to college, if a rumor gets out that a student is not a committed leftist, their life can be made very difficult, and many of them choose to simply drop out of college – the social stigma can be just brutal. How many students will they have to actually kick off campus? Probably not many. Just the open threat of such draconian tactics will likely be enough to shut down dissenting voices. People will just start to go along. It’s easier.
After the most recent election, Democrats control the Presidency, with a razor-thin margin of victory. And their president is not a forceful, brilliant, charismatic leader who can build popular support. Their president is Joe Biden. He barely won, and he’s not likely to even finish his first term. His weakness is obvious even to other Democrats.
They also control both houses of Congress, but by razor-thin margins. And they could lose control of both houses of Congress in the next election, which is only a little over a year and a half away.
My point is that while Democrats do control government right now, their position would appear to be tenuous. Their hold on power is weak and would appear likely to change soon.
So why is it that their hold on power appears so overwhelmingly dominant?
Because dissent has been removed. Remember Hillary Clinton saying that ‘dissent is the highest form of patriotism?’ Well, not now. There are very, very few remaining dissenting voices on social media, in the military, or in our educational system.
And the government didn’t even have to ban free speech. It just happened, with a little help from their friends.
You can still express your independent thoughts. But you don’t really want to do that, do you? Just go along. It’s easier. If you might think for some reason that the Democrats aren’t as ruthless as they may seem, go check out the Capitol building sometime. Or, at least, look at it from a distance.
Add in the obvious changes in elections recently, and what do you have?
Well, you can’t speak your mind, and you can’t vote for change. Well, you can, of course. But you don’t really want to do that, do you? Just go along. It’s easier.
So why do such razor-thin electoral margins result in power that looks so dominant and unchallengeable?
Because it’s no longer just the government that conservatives and patriots must contend with.
How does a weak president like Joe Biden establish a leftist tyranny? Does he ruthlessly utilize draconian tactics?
No, just the open threat of draconian tactics from government, and most other powerful organizations from social media to the educational establishment. All in lockstep, all at the same time.
That should be sufficient.Published in