Pike ran Confederate spy networks from Canada during our Civil War. His brand of Masonry shows how any organization can be infiltrated, co-opted and used against its chartered principles. The Republican Party, USA used to be “progressive”. to the point that Teddy Roosevelt’s splinter “Progressive Party” of the election of 1912 had a platform virtually indistinguishable from the Democratic Party of JFK. Roosevelt was the Trump of his era- disgusted with the banker elitists who had taken over a political party that blacks at one time voted for 100%. Google it, you people who flap their gums about the Democrats being the KKK’s party. This historic phenomenon of “change of complexion” due to moles and subversion goes largely and regrettably unrecognized as a theory of historic evolution.