NYTimes.com: Trump’s Former Aides and Advisers on the Peril He Poses

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John Clark

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May 22, 2022, 6:07:42 AMMay 22
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From The New York Times:

Trump’s Former Aides and Advisers on the Peril He Poses

Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper agreed with an interviewer that President Trump posed “a threat to democracy.” Other former administration officials have expressed similar concerns.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/12/us/democracy-trump.html?smid=em-share

Brent Meeker

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May 22, 2022, 2:55:23 PMMay 22
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A lot of the vulnerability of Presidential elections arises from the indirect election by state selected electors and convoluted laws adopted to deal with certifying and contesting electors.  The Trump coup was based on the idea of just throwing the legitimacy of electors in doubt and throwing the election into the Congress where each state gets one vote.  As far as I know, statewide elections for senators and governor don't have these kind of provisions for throwing the election to some political body...they just count and recount the votes till they either get a winner or they flip a coin.  We need to get rid the convoluted process at the federal level and just go by the vote.  That would greatly reduce the threat to democracy.

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Philip Benjamin

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May 22, 2022, 2:59:30 PMMay 22
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[Philip Benjamin]

  Oh, yes: For the following heart wrenching reasons (delusionary excuses!):

  1. Gasoline price at the pump will be back to ~$1.75/gallon with energy independence.
  2. Boarders of a Nation of bona fide citizens will be reasonably secure and walled if necessary (better than the ~40 ft Vatican Walls against 9th century, Saracen pirates (criminal coyotes and drug traffickers!)
  3. NATO  members- all of them- will have to pay their dues.
  4. Every country must take care of itself FIRST
  5. America will have to take care of herself FIRST
  6. No need for APOLOGIES or APPEASEMENTS
  7. How over one-third of the Globe was free of Slave Trade for the FIRST TIME in human history because of the Sun-Never-Setting vastness of the British Empire and thanks to the life long efforts of the Puritan British MP William Wilberforce.
  8. Minimum government (especially regulations). Maximum individual freedoms including religious freedoms in the market place and the campuses for ALL non-criminal religions, sects, synagogues, denominations, churches etc. with no more public and governmental insults of HUMAN traditional norms and mores.  
  9. No more glamorization of baby killings, under the pretext of convenience, economy, profitability, sexual freedom, protected enterprises of abortion industries including those of baby parts, or obscenities or immoralities ( community standards)
  10. Upholding of the dignity of ALL life.
  11.  Ignoring biases against the USA in particular for  carbon emissions, while most pollutions are abroad. At least 5,000 years of recorded forest fires produced over 330 trillion tons of CO2 while 100 years of automobiles produce a paltry  ~1.7 trillion tons of CO2!! The Marxist-socialist-fascist pagans with “unawakened consciousness”, i.e. unenergized “bio dark-matter twin” cocreated at the moment of conception with the “bio light-matter body”, will not have an easy time promoting their heathen globalism.
  12. Peace with strength could have avoided wars such as the Ukraine invasion and Afghanistan fiasco. 
  13. Scriptural names such as Mark, Mary, Deborah, Elizabeth, John, Dan, Simon, Joseph, Jacob, Isaac,  Abraham etc. need not be replaced with say Electron, Proton, Neutron, Neutrino, Boson or Saracen or Mao or Pol Pot  or Amoeba etc.   
  14. WAMP-the-Ingrate and Politicians of the Swamp will have only the same rights as anybody else -- free citizens of a free country.
  15. Strictly and solely Scriptural Sabbaticals, Sabbaths (long Week-ends) will stay  
  16.  17, 18…..  etc. etc.  Sorry, time constraints!    

Philip Benjamin

Nonconformist to Marxist-Socialist-Fascist-Pagan Globalism.    

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John Clark

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May 22, 2022, 3:40:19 PMMay 22
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On Sun, May 22, 2022 at 2:55 PM Brent Meeker <meeke...@gmail.com> wrote:

> A lot of the vulnerability of Presidential elections arises from the indirect election by state selected electors and convoluted laws adopted to deal with certifying and contesting electors.  The Trump coup was based on the idea of just throwing the legitimacy of electors in doubt and throwing the election into the Congress where each state gets one vote. 

Because of the idiotic Electoral College system that the USA has both California and Wyoming have the same number of senators even though California has 68 times as many people. And California only has 18 times as many electoral votes as Wyoming, that's rather important considering the fact that the American people don't have the right to vote for their president, only the elite members of the Electoral College do. Because of that we can thank the Electoral College for giving us George W. Bush and the pointless Iraq war, and also for Donald Trump and his COVID bungling and endless scandals. Democrats have won the popular vote in 7 of the last 8 presidential elections and yet 6 members of the Supreme Court were appointed by Republicans and only 3 by Democrats, that's why we're getting so many screwy rulings from them now such as banning abortion. And do we really need 2 Dakotas? California has over 24 times as many people as Dakota does, and yet Dakota has 4 senators but California only has 2.

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