by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020
(Nov. 22, 2020) — It is said that Third Reich führer Adolph Hitler once advised that “if you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
Hitler’s Third Reich Minister of Propaganda, Josef Goebbels, added: “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.” (Emphasis added)
The American mainstream media cabal seems to have framed these two aphorisms and mounted them on the wall for constant editorial reference.
Fast-forward to (or in digital-speak, “skip to”) the 2020 “election” fiasco. The term “election” is in quotation marks in recognition of the fact that, unless and until proof is adduced that the ballot-counting, software flipping and mail-in ballot anomaly questions are answered – a process still under way and thus, incomplete – the “results” of the recent activities masquerading as a fair election dictate the use of the quotation marks.
If, as many believe, it will ultimately be shown that Biden and the cabal of Trump Derangement Syndrome goofs who needed at all costs to ensure that President Trump was defeated in fact “stole” the “election” through fraud and other means, the event will thereafter be called the “Greatest Crime Perpetrated Against the Republic Since its Founding.” Accordingly, for now, let us simply label the recent voter event “The 2020 Spasm.”
Everywhere one turns, the media call Biden the “president-elect.” No, he ain’t. That label can only apply – if at all – after the votes of the Electoral College, to be tallied on Dec. 14, 2020, are transmitted to the President of the Senate and declared on Jan. 6, 2021. Biden would be “president-elect” – again, if at all – only between Jan. 6, 2021 and Jan. 20, 2021, the date of the inauguration. Biden has already self-anointed himself as occupying the “Office of the President Elect.” If narcissism and hubris did not exist before The Spasm, Team Biden would have invented it when the last polling place closed in Hawaii.
Adding insult to injury, the Gray Trollop labels as “unparalleled” President Trump’s efforts to resist the effects of The Spasm by exploring the option of driving the selection of the president into the House of Representatives. This, of course, is recognized and contemplated under the 12th Amendment, as discussed here and by others than your faithful servant here.
While the Trollop article calls President Trump’s exploration of the 12th Amendment “unparalleled,” it attempts to paint the last prior similar effort in 1876, involving Republican Rutherford B. Hayes and Democrat Samuel J. Tilden as being less contentious.
Really? Recall that in 1876, when the House voted Hayes to be the 19th President of the United States, it came as a result of the “1877 Compromise.” Under the terms of the “compromise” – never reduced to writing – Democrats agreed, following an electoral vote tie, to not oppose awarding the presidency to Hayes in return for, among other things, the removal of federal troops from the South, leading to the end of the Reconstruction Era following the Civil War.
In addition, however, quoting from the Wikipedia entry (yes, Virginia…, take all things on the Internet and found on “open” websites like Wikipedia with a grain of salt…), “as soon as the troops left, many white Republicans also left, and the “Redeemer” Democrats, who already dominated other state governments in the South, took control. The exact terms of the agreement are somewhat contested as the documentation is insufficient [footnote omitted]. Black Republicans felt betrayed as they lost power and were subject to discrimination and harassment to suppress their voting. By 1905, nearly all black men were effectively disenfranchised by [Redeemer Democrat] state legislatures in every Southern state [footnote omitted].” (Emphasis added)
Memo to the Trollop: the disenfranchisement of black male voters in the South between 1877 and 1905 was the direct result of actions by Democrats, not Republicans. So please, Ms. Trollop, spare us the “unparalleled” and “less contentious” adjectives when attempting to paint President Trump’s current efforts as meritless.
In fact, if – concededly, still an “if” pending more evidence from President Trump’s legal team – large numbers of fraudulent ballots and altered “votes” for Biden are proved, there is little doubt that many of them will reflect the canceling or offsetting of votes for President Trump by minorities in Democrat-controlled urban areas such as Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Atlanta. This would be a result analogous to that which was precipitated by the Compromise of 1877, i.e., the widespread disenfranchisement of minority voters at the hands of Democrats. Moreover, an outcome of that nature in 2020 would, if uncorrected, again stain the nation’s history.
President Trump’s efforts to exhaust all avenues to avert another such travesty – including driving the presidential selection process into the House of Representatives under the 12th Amendment – is neither “unparalleled” nor meritless. Nor is it an abuse of power: adherence to the rule of law and the mechanisms of the Constitution are never, by definition, an abuse of power, the Trollop’s insinuations and protestations to the contrary notwithstanding.
Indeed, if one is searching for examples of abuse of power, look no farther than what a Biden administration (it is still premature to call it a “regime”) would advocate, aided and abetted by a Democrat-majority Senate depending on the Jan. 5, 2021 Senate runoff elections in Georgia:
(1) packing the Supreme Court to marginalize (i.e., render as dissents) the views of conservative Justices in “close” cases;
(2) granting statehood to Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, ensuring perpetual control of the Senate in the Democrats, complete with the power of impeachment over…, just about any disfavored GOP (or turncoat Democrat) federal elected or appointed “advise and consent” official;
(3) repealing the Second Amendment;
(4) abolishing the Electoral College;
(5) mandating all manner of Wuhan Covid-19 inspired restrictions and universal “lockdowns,” civil rights and constitutional protections aside;
(6) expanding the censorship role of social media “platforms” [sic: they are no longer merely “platforms” but instead are “publishers” which should no longer be immune from suit];
(7) opening borders for illegal aliens worldwide, coupled with the likely dismantling of The Wall;
(8) eliminating fossil fuels as a source of energy (memo to Biden: good luck getting Air Force One – let alone Air Force interceptor jets – off the ground with lithium-ion batteries).
The list goes on…, and on…, and on.
State legislatures now meeting to decide how their electoral votes will be allocated need to understand that it is only the future of the American Republic we are talking about here. Read again the list of potential actions of a “President Biden” in the preceding paragraphs of this post. Decide carefully.
This is hardly the time to “go along to get along.” If turmoil lies ahead, so what? It is coming anyway. Your faithful servant channeled – again – the Founders last night and they agreed: decide carefully. Ben Franklin reminded as well: we have a republic…, if we can keep it.