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If this is government by BDSM, none of US are going to be the sub.

This call between Trump and the governors is wrong on so many levels:

I’m not into this kink. I don’t want to be dominated. But if that’s the game we’re playing, citizens of the United States should be the doms. And Trump works for us for a few more months anyway. In other words, he’s the sub and he should be wearing a collar.

It’s unlikely we the people are going to win with force against a paramilitary police force. A lot of people have come to this conclusion too late. Did everyone just forget about the patriot act? We are going to need some clever alternate strategies to make sure we dominate them. Think it through people. Don’t put yourselves in danger. That’s the kind of domination that Trump wants. Macguyver it.

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  1. Like Nancy Pelosi says- don’t take the bait. Like Biden says, he’s a fool. Dangerous words for the wrong ears (trump’s to Nazi types) and then you have the chaos seekers and thieves . Oy vay , what a mess. In my daily coumo fix, he did put out a reform agenda which is only preliminary but most people on TV don’t put out a plan at all. The anger and energy have to produce improvement. When the gov. and mayor of Minneapolis state the cop killed or murdered Mr. Floyd I hope it means justice will be done and the other cops arrested too!

  2. It is bemusing, to say it mildly, that the so-called libertarians seem mostly on the side of the fascists. Maybe the “libertarians” just didn’t want to pay taxes or have their businesses regulated, but they don’t care if the government suppresses free speech, and open media, and artistic expression. When I look around, I wonder just which people are on our side. Not the Trump people, and there are many of them. Not a good portion of the Sanders people, or maybe some are people who don’t really favor Sanders, but saw him as an agent to destroy the Democratic Party. I figure that anyone who did not vote for Hillary in 2016 is an idiot, a dupe, or really doesn’t want a democracy. And they probably haven’t changed much.

    If Trump wins, we will have to make some momentous decisions. I try not to think about it, but I know I should. There are not enough countervailing forces to stop a second-term Trump from turning this into a pretty close replica of the totalitarian states he admires. He talks to Putin nearly every day to get advice on this. The way to stop it is to vote him out, but of course we have to overcome the voting trickery, as well. This country has always prided itself on a love of liberty and freedom, though obviously it has not always lived up to it. If it came to it, who would stand up against totalitarianism? Who would try to legally shut down the functioning of the autocratic government? Who would ultimately recognize the difference between real democratic self-determination, and a kind of bread-and-circuses subjugation which provides various opiates to keep people from trying to change it? There are plenty of books about dystopias which speculate that it is a real danger, that most people prefer being told what to do, rather than having to be responsible for the consequences of their own choices. Escape From Freedom, as one great thinker described it.

  3. Trump’s Nazi salute…….oops. Yesterday.

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