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The Antlantic's Article, titled "The Trump Regime Is Beginning to Topple" provides insight into the riots, disbanding of police, stripping of military
6/7/2020 | Vanity, quoting Franklin Foer

Posted on 06/07/2020 11:59:05 AM PDT by ransomnote

There appears to be the equivalent of a "How To Overthrow America" training manual (my description of this article) in the The Atlantic right now (excerpts below).

It assumes that rational people naturally consider Trump a dictator, cites with approval the strategy behind the overthrow of the Ukraine, and sees Esper's public repudiation of Trump's authority as signs of progress toward the overthrow of US, which he calls "the revolution" to topple a dictator.

While reading it - the Deep State's strategy glares from the text. It describes rather concisely why the Deep State is cutting vigorously at oaths of office which used to prevent the military and police from becoming indepedent political partys or backing the overthrow of those whom the public voted into office. 

Everything I read in the article was the opposite of what I believe is actually going on in real life right now. For example, The Atlantic's writer quotes political scientist and conscientious objector Alan Sharp, "Obedience is at the heart of political power" in his attempt to frame Trump as authoritarian.  Instead, I immediately think of the authoritarian left's Covid-19 lockdowns, requirements that everyone wear masks, contact tracing enforcement, monitoring and surveillance, etc.,...and the public's reluctant obedience.

State and local officials' fake rules/laws actively dimish human health and teach obedience, while those same "public servants" are encouraging and facilitating "peaceful" protesters (rioters) to violate lockdown by traveling to and remaining in protest locations. The same state and local officials threaten arrest of those who peacefully protest lockdowns because they might spread the virus.

The Deep State's MSM and Congress critters are everywhere insisting on social distancing for conservatives while making public calls to antifa "resistance protesters" to congregate in hundreds of thousands (1 million for D.C.).

"Obedience for conservatives and revolution for leftists!" could serve as the verbal propeller driving the coup.

I will place excerpts from the article below; note that those with motion sickness may find the obvious, repetitious upside down qualities of reasoning offered within it disturbing.

The Trump Regime Is Beginning to Topple

The best way to grasp the magnitude of what we’re seeing is to look for precedents abroad. June 6, 2020

Article Excerpt:

“Obedience is at the heart of political power.” A dictator doesn’t maintain power on his own; he relies on individuals and institutions to carry out his orders. A successful democratic revolution prods these enablers to stop obeying. It makes them ashamed of their complicity and fearful of the social and economic costs of continued collaboration."

"Sharp posited that revolutionaries should focus first on the regime’s softest underbelly: the media, the business elites, and the police."

"By standing strong in the face of armed suppression, protesters can supply examples of courage that inspire functionaries to stop carrying out orders, or as Sharp put it, to “withhold cooperation.” Each instance of resistance provides the model for further resistance. As the isolation of the dictators grows—as the inner circles of power join the outer circle in withholding cooperation—the regime crumbles."

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/how-regime-change-happens/612739/

 



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KEYWORDS: antlantic; coup; franklinfoer; subversion; treason
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"Contact tracing" surveillance and quarantine will be used by the Deep State, as it is in foreign countries (e.g., China), to acclimate citizens to passive obedience while increasingly restraining conservatives' public profile and elevating seditious protest efforts.
1 posted on 06/07/2020 11:59:06 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Don’t count on it atlantic.


2 posted on 06/07/2020 12:01:11 PM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: ransomnote

I’ve been saying right along that they don’t understand Christians and I think I will expand that to old line Republicans. People want off the uniparty crazy train and Trump was literally the ONLY off ramp. That has not changed.


3 posted on 06/07/2020 12:06:31 PM PDT by BlackAdderess
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To: rktman

I remember Rachel Maddow on MSNBC three weeks before the election giggling that Trump would lose so badly bc polls showed him behind in Kansas (!) and South Carolina (!). he won both by close to 60-40 margins three weeks later; she was certainly mum and glum Election Night.


4 posted on 06/07/2020 12:06:35 PM PDT by laconic
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To: rktman

Beginning to topple?

All this chit that’s going only is only making President Trump stronger!


5 posted on 06/07/2020 12:10:24 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Wipe ANTIFA off the face of the Earth. Indict Soros, too...their sugar daddy.)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

My first “only” should be “on.”


6 posted on 06/07/2020 12:11:26 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Wipe ANTIFA off the face of the Earth. Indict Soros, too...their sugar daddy.)
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To: ransomnote

Got news-— the contacters will get shot, permanent like.

This ends now.

No more completion of the Military, Industrial, and now attempted Medical complex (which was to be submitted to through obamaumaocare... no more).

Do not give in, RESIST them. They are the Aggressors they are not “resisting” they are coming after FREE people with their little phones. Tech them, jam them, and if need be... remove them politically in their own words “by any means neccessary”.

“l’audace l’audace toujours l’audace”-— just be sure you don’t end up like Danton who was guillotined for accusations of venality and leniency toward the enemies of the French Revolution. These people think they are the French Revolution and can actuate a Reign of Terror.

Keep the Faith, and keep up the Pressure. 17.


7 posted on 06/07/2020 12:11:46 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: ransomnote

It’s “Peak Trump”!

Hey you know how he could answer the Colin Powell/ Mattis issue:

Powell got us into Iraq, and Mattis could win in Afganistan. If these guys are auditioning for the Biden administration, then America can count on Endless Wars.


8 posted on 06/07/2020 12:13:35 PM PDT by Fido969 (In!)
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To: ransomnote

Anyone that thought this was all about the death of a violent, ex con drug addict is a fool.


9 posted on 06/07/2020 12:19:23 PM PDT by Eagles6
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To: ransomnote
"As the isolation of the dictators grows—as the inner circles of power join the outer circle in withholding cooperation—the regime crumbles."

All that's missing is the dictator.
10 posted on 06/07/2020 12:19:48 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: ransomnote

Everything the Deep State does, give Trump more votes.


11 posted on 06/07/2020 12:20:55 PM PDT by bgill (Idiots. CDC site doesn't recommend wearing a mask to protect from COVID-19)
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To: ransomnote

The Atlantic of Oceania, a Newspeak publication.


12 posted on 06/07/2020 12:23:22 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: ransomnote

The Left’s prognostication is astoundingly embarrassing. Both Politico and Washington Post couldn’t wait to hear the “bad” news about the economy on Friday when all of a sudden it’s the opposite. Trump has an economic miracle adding 2.5 million jobs instead of losing 7 million.


13 posted on 06/07/2020 12:24:21 PM PDT by conservativepoet
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To: Steve_Seattle

I don’t know who the dictator will be but I’m certain he will have a fondness for the number 666.


14 posted on 06/07/2020 12:25:02 PM PDT by smvoice (I WILL NOT WEAR THE RIBBON.)
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To: ransomnote

The funny thing is we still have five months to go

Will plugs be the nominee. ?? I don’t think so

How Will these horrible riots be remembered? Exactly as they are!!!

100% Democrat constituencies in 100% democrat controlled cities burning pillaging and looting their cities down!!!

The key in America right now is turning Democrats into Republicans or waking Democrats up to the evils of their party

So we’ll see what if we had ?

the Cavanaugh hearings. - bkatant character assassination lies and the open conspiracy to destroy this honorable man

The Russia hoax- I don’t even need to repeat that nonsense and we’re finally starting to see these fired losers get up and sniping each other and this whole thing unraveling

The fake Ukrainian impeachment - A total and complete sham that 100% of Democrats voted for and 100% of Republicans voted against

The virus hoax. OK well will cut them a little bit of slack it wasn’t a total hoax but at this point it definitely is

The riots. First of all I’m almost certain now that this whole George Floyd knee on the neck thing with the eight minute video was a set up - the entire way and I don’t think they meant to kill him I think the fentanyl in his system ended up killing him

So then what happens? Thugs. criminals in Minneapolis New York Chicago Philadelphia just go out and look pretty much in Minneapolis they actually said many many buildings on fire

And now here we are 10 days later and we have genuine big protest left us love to protest and there’s enough police presence national guard that nobody’s allowed to torch; loot ; spray paint or anything else

I saw the March in my hometown of Philadelphia was actually really quite impressive

So what is really happened President Trump took control of the situation and now we’re getting nice large peaceful rallies

But what is the real problem in the black community?

Is it really the police? Come on now nobody with half a brain is buying that

Is it black thug’s in the inner cities with no dad’s killing each other over drug turf? Of course it is silly

The statistics show it everybody knows it .; there’s 20 some people killed in Chicago every single weekend and nothing is ever done about it

So the best thing we have now is the super Duper far left which just keep going off the deep end further are dragging their leader ship into some of the stupidest things I’ve ever heard in my life like - getting rid of the police!!!

I love it

Best. Election. Ever!


15 posted on 06/07/2020 12:26:39 PM PDT by Truthoverpower (The guv-mint you get is the Trump winning express ! Yea haw ! Trump pence II!)
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To: ransomnote

The Atlantic is a trash magazine/site- nothing more- they have no credibility-


16 posted on 06/07/2020 12:27:17 PM PDT by Bob434
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To: ransomnote

He’s a globalist, still in denial about the rejection of unregulated globalism. He didn’t see that, so the man is going to see what he wants to see, or at least he’s going to say he is.

The fundamental reasons why voters voted for Trump instead of Democrats has not resulted in a shift in Democratic Party platform. They are still saying that deplorables voted for Trump because he was a racist and they liked that about him.


17 posted on 06/07/2020 12:27:19 PM PDT by BlackAdderess
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To: rktman

The Atlantic is about to topple, they just had to lay off like 70 people.


18 posted on 06/07/2020 12:29:23 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: BlackAdderess
OUR PRESIDENT

Preident-Trup-MPresident

19 posted on 06/07/2020 12:30:24 PM PDT by timestax
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To: ransomnote

What the Communist left wants is an end to Capitalism..remember when Trump would say during the SOTU “We will never be a Socialist country” if the commie left gains full control in November, we wont be a socialist country, we will be a Communist country and it will take 100 yrs to go back to Capitalism..look at Venezuela, North Korea, China, that is our future


20 posted on 06/07/2020 12:30:59 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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