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      CommentAuthorfostertom
    • CommentTimeJun 7th 2017
     
    As we await a possible revolution (or not) or at least for sure a major upset here in UK, a much deeper game, affecting the whole world, is being played out in the US of A.

    What Trump was elected to do (and Sanders if it had been him) i.e. pull the rug from under the 'Deep State' that really runs America, Trump is fluffing. It's likely he will be impeached, even assasinated, and control will return 'safely' to the likes of spooky Clinton. That would be world-scale disaster.

    This article
    http://phibetaiota.net/2017/05/cynthia-mckinney-memorandum-for-the-president-3-1-translated-into-trump-speak-by-an-adoring-fan
    wants to get him back on track, in the nick of time:

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    Posted on 2017/05/27
    Cynthia McKinney: Memorandum for the President 3.1 (Translated into Trump-Speak by a Fan)

    Robert Steele’s original Memorandum for the President, read by four million people world-wide, has been updated by Cynthia McKinney, co-founder of We the People – Unity for Integrity.

    BELOW is the revised Memorandum, translated by an Adoring Fan into Trump-Speak. Thank you, all who support our President and the efforts of Cynthia McKinney and I to help him be the Greatest President Ever.

    MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRESIDENT

    The entire political game is rigged against you.
    The Deep State is playing you, lying to your face and laughing behind your back.
    You will win when you change the rules, rally the American People, and #UNRIG the system.

    9 Ways to Immediately Change the Rules and Win

    Be efficient. At this point in the game, you know who is really on your team. Fire everyone else. Hire a new Chief of Staff (such as David Stockman) who is truly and doggedly loyal to you and your campaign promises to the American People.

    Be direct. Completely destroy all fake news by creating The Trump Media Channel with Gregg Phillips (AutoGov) and Rick Davis (PollMole). Send a Trump-et and receive instant honest feedback from 150 million citizens on a single screen.

    Be free. Help the American people protect you and your family. Use The Trump Media Channel to immediately publicly reveal the names and methods of anyone who attempts to coerce you. Speak plainly and directly, “if I am harmed, or my family is harmed, these people are responsible.”

    Be proactive. Immediately end the NSA. Cut CIA 50% by immediately ending all operations smuggling gold, cash, weapons, drugs, human organs, and sex slaves. Hire Robert David Steele to purge the entire intelligence community of all covert darkness and transform it into a new Open Source Intelligence Agency (OSA) that truly informs real American leadership in the light of day.

    Be ruthless. Payback Paul Ryan’s healthcare reform sabotage. Hire Karl Denninger to champion a new bill laser-focused on the core issues: Price. Standardization. Outcomes. Include Federal legalization of marijuana (and hemp oil) and watch your bipartisan support go viral.

    Be just. Hire Edgar Feige to champion your tax reform bill. Rocket the American economy by putting the American people first (not Goldman Sachs). Eliminate the Income Tax, IRS and the national debt with the implementation of an Automated Payment Transaction Tax.

    Be the new dealmaker. Ask all indebted Americans to authorize you to re-negotiate all their debts [student, family credit card, elderly medical, small business, mortgage, etc.]. If Wall Street doesn’t play ball, cancel the debt and issue all citizens presidential pardons. Greatest President ever.

    Be the new unifier. Use The Trump Media Channel to open honest, practical, uncensored, common-sense conversations on all issues and organize an Election Reform Summit to #UNRIG the American political system. Destroy the two-party tyranny, ensure that all political parties have equal ballot representation and be the civil-rights president no one else has the balls to be.

    Be supported. As they clearly benefit everyone, these actions will win the overwhelming support of the 73% that did not vote for you and solidify the support of those who did. You will be increasingly viewed as the sole leader who acts decisively to protect and serve the American people.

    These actions as your legacy will mark you in history as The Greatest President Ever.
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      CommentAuthorSteamyTea
    • CommentTimeJun 8th 2017
     
    And your point is Tom?
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      CommentAuthorfostertom
    • CommentTimeJun 8th 2017
     
    Where to begin?
    To bring a novel point of view - what a Trump or a Sanders would need to actually do to fulfil the dawning awareness of those who support them.
    The curious phenonenon, that the AltRight and the AltLeft have a great deal of common ground and could work together.
    To dig beneath the surface of traditional Right and Left yahboo preoccupations, to radical Transparency, Truth, Trust - nothing less will do, and those sections of the electorate begin to understand that.
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    It does sound rather like conspiratorial tosh to me. What exactly is the "Deep State". According to the conspiracy theorists its what the rest of us call the "Civil Service".

    Its 100% gold plated nonsense.

    Just my view you understand...
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      CommentAuthorfostertom
    • CommentTimeJun 9th 2017
     
    That's fine, dimengineer.

    Def not the Civil Service. Deep State is the screen that surrounds the 1% behind the notorious 1%. The latter being the visible very-rich whose 'assets' equal the other 99% - and growing. The former being the allegedly half dozen families worldwide, whose 'assets' (tokens of control, ultimate owners and rent-takers on the world's interest-bearing capital) are just about everything that has been monetised so far.

    At any rate, Deep State is what guarantees that wealth has got steadily more and more unequally concentrated forever, even though 'politics' makes that ebb and flow slightly within the visible sector that we're all entertained with.
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    Ahhh - the Bilderbergs.... All makes sense now. Or maybe not.....
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      CommentAuthorfostertom
    • CommentTimeJun 9th 2017
     
    Posted By: dimengineerBilderberg
    - what do you think? Window dressing actually, keeps the likes of Tony Blair feeling they're important.
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      CommentAuthorSteamyTea
    • CommentTimeJun 9th 2017
     
    Posted By: dimengineerAhhh - the Bilderbergs


    Posted By: fostertom- what do you think? Window dressing actually
    That will be Bill Gates then :wink:
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      CommentAuthorfostertom
    • CommentTimeJun 9th 2017
     
    But seriously, what about the '9 Ways' above? OK, all a bit alien/American, but let's have some crits - good or bad? Is there anything there, beyond the smug solidarity of 'Trump is a monster/joke/loony'? Anything in common with Sanders (yes), Corbyn (I'd say no)?
    • CommentAuthorMike1
    • CommentTimeJun 9th 2017 edited
     
    Posted By: fostertomWhat Trump was elected to do (and Sanders if it had been him) i.e. pull the rug from under the 'Deep State' that really runs America
    ..and in the case of Trump and Farrage-May, replace it by the new transatlantic Deep State funded by Robert Mercer:

    http://www.france24.com/en/20170228-usa-mysterious-billionaire-robert-mercer-played-crucial-role-trump-brexit-victories" > Mysterious US billionaire played crucial role in Trump, Brexit victories

    http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/03/27/the-reclusive-hedge-fund-tycoon-behind-the-trump-presidency" > The reclusive hedge fund tycoon behind the trump presidency
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      CommentAuthorfostertom
    • CommentTimeJun 9th 2017 edited
     
    Nice one Mike - but Trump could have got out from under, but soon succumbed.

    The danger with Trump downfall, is not his ordinary traditional right wing Vice President who would step in (as Johnson did after JFK), but eventually the return of the likes of the scary Clinton family, rather directly bound up (as even the crudely corporatist Bushes weren't) with Deep State.

    When troublesome new Presidents (like Obama, Trump) get the whisper "remember what happened to the Kennedys", it's likely Clinton doing the whispering.
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    Essentially you are running into something that has been true for as long as there has been human society. I was introduced to it 40 years ago now - its the "Iron rule of the oligarchy". There are and always will be a group of powerful men (yep, its always men - may be women in the future) who are in charge, run things, at the top - choos eyour phrase.
    In many ways it's nothing to worry about as it has always been so.
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    Posted By: fostertomBut seriously, what about the '9 Ways' above?

    My impression is that they are seeking something along the lines of a 'benign dictator'?
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      CommentAuthorfostertom
    • CommentTimeJun 10th 2017 edited
     
    Posted By: dimengineerhas been true for as long as there has been human society ... a group of powerful men ... who are in charge, run things, at the top
    Really important to get that this hasn't been 'forever' - only for 2.5% of human history - megalomaniac control was an invention of the agricultural revolution. Humans are now at a point where we can decide to revert 'natural' (i.e. hard-wired) 'human nature'. Not of course to the hunter-gather deal - good reasons why that rightly came to an end.
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