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Mon Jun 12, 2017, 02:57 PM

46. In North Korea territory now. Full CODE RED.

There is a common theme in all dictatorships (and most monarchies) regardless of ideology--incessant praise and adulation of the dictator. Sometimes this praise is demanded under threat of punishment. Many times it is volunteered.

In current times we see it in North Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.

For the first time in my life we've now seen it in the United States.

When a sitting President has what is advertised as a Cabinet meeting where each Cabinet level offiicial is called on and encouraged to sing the beaming strongman's praises we have entered into a new, previously unknown territory.

The first sign that this was coming was a very strange press release from Trump's press secretary Hope Hicks that talked about his "magnetic" personality and how he "exudes positive energy".' This sounded more like a press release from Kim Jong-il's press secretary than one from anyone born in this country.

Now the right wing is floating the idea of Trump firing Robert Mueller. Trump is moving to cement his power.

We are staring into the abyss. If he does make his move we will tumble into it.

We need the Republicans to decide. Are they patriots? Or will they help Trump finish off what little remains of our Republic?

How quickly history pivots and answers the question of whether it could happen here.

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