Thank you for sharing.

Please consider that a complex tax return is no excuse for failing to provide assurances to the public that a president, any president, is not violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution and consequently his or her oath to the nation.

Additionally, if the economy were doing as well as we are led to believe, the Federal Reserve would not be pumping 2008-style liquidity into the system to keep it afloat. The unemployment numbers are not even wholly publicly verifiable. Many people are counted twice for having two jobs.

In Authoritarian America, would-be dictators seize power not through violent coups, but through compliance with just enough people to make excuses for constitutional violations on the grounds that things aren’t that bad for them.

Under GWB, we invaded two nations on false pretenses and passed the USA PATRIOT Act, the unconstitutional law in our history. It invalidates our individual rights across the board on the basis of every American being subject to surveillance. GWB also followed in his father’s footsteps by appointing a second Supreme Court Justice without a 2/3 Senate majority, a precedent that dates back to the Civil War and founding of our country.

Under Obama, as you pointed out, we began a policy of aggressive deportations and continued the wars. He also failed to repeal the USA PATRIOT Act and the Citizens United ruling passed on his watch. Corporations now control our elections.

Under Trump, we have appointed two more Supreme Court Justices who are so extreme that they could not garner a 2/3 majority, both of which took part in the decision to uphold a lower court’s opinion to uphold the repeal of Net Neutrality. We now regularly see calls for people’s Twitter and Facebook account to be suspended. This is corporate censorship and we have the repeal of Net Neutrality to thank for it.

It is not a coincidence that President Trump has cozied up to dictators in his term. He is a neoconservative communist. And yes, communists may also employ capitalism. Just look at China.

America is run by communists. We have no access to information. It’s hidden behind classification. No ability to validate claims.

President Reagan said to “trust, but verify.” He also said to “tear down this wall.” In Post-911 America, we cannot trust because we know we’re surrounded by fake news. We can not verify because the information is classified. And we build walls to separate people one group at a time, until there is no one left to oppose power.

What’s coming next, the people won’t want to believe. Coronavirus quarantines are another Trojan horse to tyranny.

Welcome to Authoritarian America.

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Joe McHugh

Independent for President

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Joe McHugh is an Independent candidate for President, Forex & crypto CTA; political-economic analyst, and founder of Earth Loans.

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