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Clearly, the upcoming presidential election is going to be a nightmare.
In the past, where it has been fairly easy on election night to determine who the winner is, in the day of mail-in voting and all of the uncertainty and potential fraud involved, it could literally be weeks, if not months before the actual presidential winner is determined.
As happened in California in 2018, where seven congressional seats flipped weeks after the election due to mail-in balloting, can you imagine the scenario on a national level? Democrats are already planning a so-called “war game” scenario for post-election America, including one where the west coast secedes from the union and possible civil war.
Personally, the idea of the west coast seceding isn’t a terrible idea, with apologies to our west coast brethren.
As we have seen in Oregon and Washington, and with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti threatening to shut off water and power for people who hold parties in violations of his dictates, getting rid of California, Oregon and Washington isn’t that bad an idea.
We are of course being facetious.
According to Breitbart News citing a New York Times column, Democrats are gaming out possible scenarios for a closely contested election, Ben Smith of the Times said in the column.
While a large portion of the column talks about a possible media response to Election Night coverage, he explores what the expansion of mail-in balloting might have on the results. There have already been issues in states such as New York with mail-in balloting and many states have recently enacted such a program.
In fact, Congressional Democrats are holding up a coronavirus relief package because they are insisting on a nationwide mail-in voting program, straight out of the Cloward-Piven handbook of creating as much havoc as possible.
In case you’re not familiar with Cloward-Piven, this is essentially complete control of citizens through Socialism/Communism, a part of which is the creation of as much disruption as possible.
A scenario in which the office of the president isn’t decided for months, especially on top of the pandemic and widespread social disorder, plays perfectly into such a strategy.
Make no mistake about it, the Democrats are trying to create as much chaos as possible leading into the election, which probably explains their hands off approach to the riots that are overwhelming our cities.
Near the end of Smith’s column, he explores the report that Democrats are considering various possible outcomes to the November national election and response scenarios.
In fact, Democrats have taken it to the point where they are actually doing “tabletop” exercises where they are role-playing out various scenarios. In one such role play, former Bill Clinton administration official and the former chair of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign played Joe Biden, who refused to concede the election.
That would of course be based on whether or not Biden knew he had lost the election or in fact even knew he was running for president.
But that is another matter entirely.
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The result of Biden refusing to concede the election would play out with the west coast states threatening to secede from the union (kind of like the Confederate states which the Democrats constantly remind us committed treason) and a possible intervention by the United States military.
The group of former government officials, called the Transition Integrity Project participated in the “war games,” and proposed four different scenarios, one of which was a mirror image to what happened in 2016—a popular vote win by Biden, and an electoral college win by President Trump.
This would occur after a lengthy manual counting of votes in a state such as Pennsylvania. In this particular case, Podesta played Biden, and was expected to concede as Clinton did (verbally, but not in her mind…she still thinks she won).
However, Podesta, i.e. Biden refuses to concede, saying that he believed his party did not want him to or wouldn’t permit him to. Under this scenario, Podesta (Biden) would persuade the governors of two states, in this case Michigan and Wisconsin to send pro-Biden electors to vote in the Electoral College.
According to Smith, under this particular set of circumstances, California, Washington and Oregon would threaten to secede from the United States if President Trump took office as he would legally be entitled to do.
The U.S. House would name Biden president, while the Senate and White House would follow the law and the constitution and President Trump would take his rightful place as president. According to the scenario, it would then be up to the military to decide what direction the country would go in.
Podesta of course is no stranger to refusal to concede an election. In 2016, he refused to concede the election to President Trump.
On election night 2106, Podesta spoke to Clinton’s “victory party” at the Javits Center in New York City at 2:00 a.m. and refused to concede the election to President Trump, despite an electoral margin of 254-218 in favor of the president.
It was an interesting turn of events at the time because during the third presidential debate between Trump and Clinton, then-candidate Trump left the question open when asked if he would accept the results of the election if he lost. Trump was widely criticized at the time, with Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri saying:
“How dangerous and frightening is that? It’s certainly unprecedented. It’s certainly disturbing.”
So in November 2016, not only did Hillary Clinton refuse to concede defeat when the race was called for President Trump, she refused to even show up.
It is apparent that as much as Democrats are pining for mail-in balloting, despite their protestations to the contrary they are apparently well aware that such a widespread program of mail-in balloting is fraught with abuse and throwing the entire presidential election into widespread disarray.
Do not discount the possibility that this is exactly what they are hoping for.
Editor note: Late last year, our National Spokesman Kyle Reyes launched an article about the challenges America is facing right now. It exploded. And it’s arguably even more relevant today than it was then.
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It’s something that you don’t really consider when you’re young. You can do anything. You’re invincible.
But as we grow older, we start considering that mortality.
It’s time we start considering the mortality of America.
I spend a substantial amount of time working in two different arenas – the world of law enforcement and the business world.
By day, I run a marketing agency. Among the areas we work in, we do extensive work in the firearms industry. My travels take me across the country – often to some of the most rural parts of America.
By night, I am the National Spokesman for Law Enforcement Today. I’m not a police officer. I was tapped because I can do one thing cops can’t do. I can give them a voice. I can run my mouth and no agency can fire me.
That travel that I referenced – both in the business world and supporting the LE world – has afforded me countless opportunities to work side by side with some of the greatest patriots in America. My closest friends are either in law enforcement or either active or retired members of some of the most elite military forces in America. And from our greatest warriors to our everyday citizens… I can tell you the underlying fear that so many are thinking about – and that’s the seemingly inevitable collapse of society if we don’t make some monumental changes.
As a Christian, I believe we are in the middle of some serious spiritual warfare. But you don’t have to be a Christian to understand that the very soul of America is under attack right now. And the rapid erosion of the Thin Blue Line has us sitting on a powder keg.
Historically, if you look at the collapse of some of the greatest empires in the world, it happened from within. Simply put, it raises the distinct danger that America won’t be conquered by foreign enemies … but rather from domestic ones.
When historians say that an empire fell, it means that the central state no longer exercised its broad power. That happens either because the state itself ceased to exist or because the state’s power was reduced as parts of the empire became independent of its control.
It typically doesn’t happen because of a single cause, but rather a long process. The main factors that historically lead to imperial collapse are:
- Economic issues
- Social and cultural issues
- Environmental issues
- Political issues
Now none of these factors are causes in and of themselves, but rather are ways to categorize causes.
What that means is you wouldn’t make a determination that Rome fell because of politics, but rather you’d explore political factors to understand the collapse. And in those issues are warning signs for us as Americans.
That brings me to the threat we face today.
Have you ever heard of something called the Cloward-Piven strategy? It’s not exactly something the mainstream media talks about… but it’s something you need to be aware of, because it’s what we’re facing in America today.
American sociologists and political activists Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven created the political strategy in 1966. The idea behind it is to overload the U.S. public welfare system to create a crisis that would lead to a replacement of the welfare system with a socialist system of “a guaranteed annual income and thus an end to poverty”.
If that doesn’t describe what we’re seeing from Democrats who are running for POTUS right now, I don’t know what does. But it’s a much bigger threat than you might realize. That’s because it’s so incredibly pervasive. It’s poisoning the very roots of America.
And it calls to mind the words of Jefferson:
“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is it’s natural manure.”
We are seeing groups here in America demanding open borders. Demanding the decriminalization of crossing into our country illegally.
At the same time, across our great country, we are seeing the CRIMINALIZATION of law enforcement. It’s gotten so bad in states like the People’s Republic of California and Connecticut that we’re seeing the crash and burn of morale in law enforcement.
We’re seeing agencies desperate for officers, because as more and more retire (or count down the minutes to retirement), we see a deficit in the number of incoming recruits. After all, why would you want to live a life of service when you’re just going to be attacked for that service?
We see political activists masquerading as police chiefs. We see them working hand in hand with liberal politicians to not only attack the rights of law-abiding citizens, but also to destroy the morale of their own departments. We watch as they flat out disrespect the oath of office they took and put officers in no-win situations.
If I were to design a road map for how to collapse America, starting with law enforcement, here’s what it would look like.
Step one: Divide the protectors.
The refusal to allow rank and file patrol officers to cooperate with federal law enforcement to uphold the law. It’s a slap in the face to Americans and it’s a dereliction of duty. It’s also a clear and intentional move to create a divide between local, state and federal law enforcement. Divide the protectors… conquer a society.
Step two: Divide the supporters.
Force officers to choose between enforcing unconstitutional legislation like Red Flag laws, which deny citizens of their right to due process… and providing for their own family.
Make cops the bad guys. Take the people who have historically supported law enforcement and convince them that cops are now the enemy. Divide the supporters… conquer a society.
Step three: Remove their protection
Make cops afraid to be cops. Encourage disrespect on them like water bucket attacks. Don’t go after the criminals who attack them. When officers arrest criminals, let them back out on the street within hours because a liberal judge determined that the violent suspect with a lengthy criminal history isn’t actually a threat. Then threaten law enforcement officers that if they do their job, they’ll be investigated. That if they have to fight for their lives, they’ll end up being charged. Remove both their desire and their ability to police.
Step four: Flood America
By some estimates, one million people will make illegal entry into America this year.
There are fewer than 850,000 law enforcement officers in America. Do the math.
Now let criminals create havoc in society but instead of deporting them or actually cracking down on crime, let Americans know that the real problem is guns owned by law abiding citizens and pass legislation to take away their rights.
Step five: Destroy our homes
Own the media. Own Hollywood. Force feed Anti-American, socialist and communist policies into our homes and our education system. Convince our children that right is wrong and wrong is right. Take God out of society, destroy the family structure and teach everyone that the solution to your problems is in the form of pills, porn and the government.
Step Six: Bypass Congress for gun control
Have “private businesses” like Dicks and Walmart determine what you can and can’t buy. Allow Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, YouTube, LinkedIn and snap determine what you can see and what you can say… because it’s not a violation of the 1st Amendment if it’s done by private enterprise.
Step Seven: Use “social justice” to vilify love of country
Take every patriotic American who wants to see a better country for their children and call them a racist, etc. if you don’t agree with them. Then mass report them on social media to make sure their accounts are cancelled and their voices are shut down.
Then say you think they’re a threat and have a judge determine that combat veterans and our nation’s greatest warriors need to be disarmed because of post-traumatic stress. Then force officers to go to war with their own brothers and sisters.
It’s happening right in front of our eyes. And it’s starting with a full onslaught against our law enforcement officers in every way, shape and form.
Want to save America? We need to start by understanding the enemy. And sometimes the biggest threat that an empire faces is the enemy within.
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