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I've refused to repeat the "5th Avenue" fantasy of Trmp since he said it because I believe Trmp, the Subliminal Man, as in the old SNL routine, meant it as a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The vandalization of the Capitol was where this was always headed.  The people who voted for Trmp in 2016 voted to overturn the applecart, to kick government into a cocked hat.  

And there are good reasons to want to do so.  For decades, policies that have the support of 70% or more of the public never get enacted or even into the political discussion.  Government has devolved into a service for the super-rich and unending foreign wars, which may make me sound like Trmp but in this, at least, he is correct.  Not that he would ever do anything about it.

According to recent polls, over 40% of Republicans (Trmpublicans?) think the ransacking of the Capitol was OK.   Some Democrats want to unseat the Trmpublican Representatives and Senators who aided and abetted this "sedition."  I doubt that will go far but it is what is necessary and, unfortunately, unseating those Trmpublicans would send us miles down the road to real civil war.

Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

Anyway, that's the way I see it from the comfort of my living room in isolation and quarantine lock down.

Solar IS Civil Defense

by gmoke on Fri Jan 8th, 2021 at 08:16:50 PM EST

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