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Economic Collapse

I lied. This is not brief. You know I wouldn’t be when you said, “shoot!” lol. Because this isn’t brief, I’m going to post it on my blog with a link to it. For this one, I promise I’m not gonna cuss and I’m not gonna be too political, I hope.

The Fugitive Deserves Another Look!

I'm not saying that Devlin McGregor is Novartis, the makers of hydroxychloroquine, the drug approved for lupus, malaria, and rheumatoid arthritis, necessarily. I mean, they're the ones that paid Michael Cohen over $1 million for access to Trump.

From Intelligencer: Barr Wants to Hide Trump’s Authoritarian Plans, But Trump Keeps Confessing

On many occasions, Trump has gestured to Article II of the Constitution as the source of this authority. He has barely hidden his enthusiasm for this clause and the powers he believes it confers upon him. “It gives me all of these rights, at a level nobody has ever seen before,” he gushed at one point.

The Red Lights Are Flashing

We are way past a constitutional crisis. I didn’t expect Trump to be removed from office but the impeachment trial, if you want to call it that, put the country at DEFCON 1, as a democracy. DEFCON stands for Defense (DEF) readiness Condition (CON). DEFCON 5 is the normal peacetime condition and DEFCON 1 is when we are on the brink of war, like nuclear war.

Repost from Common Dreams: 20 Ways Trump is Copying Hitler’s Early Rhetoric and Policies

A new book by one of the nation’s foremost civil liberties lawyers powerfully describes how America’s constitutional checks and balances are being pushed to the brink by a president who is consciously following Adolf Hitler’s extremist propaganda and policy template from the early 1930s—when the Nazis took power in Germany.