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Posted by Besoeker 2020-10-26 04:19|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6498 views ]  Top

#1 Should Trump lose this election, which is unlikely, beginning next year he will lead the creation of a new political party which will end phase one of the recalibration.
Posted by b 2020-10-26 08:09||   2020-10-26 08:09|| Front Page Top

#2 I don't think Trump will create a new party. The Country Club Republicans are out and will have to find a home elsewhere.

Still, I think we are seeing the end of the two party system.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-10-26 09:34||   2020-10-26 09:34|| Front Page Top

#3 RINOs and old Donks can rationally form a 'Liberal Party' but where's the fun in that realizing you can't appease the Left without surrendering to them and having to move to your agenda to the right on any compromises with the other party. They prefer scorched earth like the Left they've been sock puppets to for decades.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-10-26 09:49||   2020-10-26 09:49|| Front Page Top

#4 @Procopius2K

Rinos and Dinos
Posted by JFM 2020-10-26 09:58||   2020-10-26 09:58|| Front Page Top

#5 I think we are seeing the end of the two party system

No you're not - without proportional representation you're stuck with two-party system
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-10-26 10:04||   2020-10-26 10:04|| Front Page Top

#6 I’m happy about that.
Posted by Cluper and Company4908 2020-10-26 10:18||   2020-10-26 10:18|| Front Page Top

#7 I think we are seeing the end of the two party system.

We're seeing the end of a unified nation under law. We will gradually split into two cultures that loathe each other and fight each other using endless lawfare. One is anti-Woke and nationalist, and thinks America fundamentally decent and worth preserving; the other is Woke and anti-nationalist, and believes the story of America is merely another, "woke" version of South African-style white supremacy.

The Nationalist group will try to retreat culturally into its own communities and schools, but it will not be able to escape the anti-nationalist Wokers' constant stream of identity-politics lies and nonsense, which dominates American corporate culture. When even the head of Christian fundamentalist family-led corporations such as Chuck-Fil-A must kowtow and "wash the sneakers," however that's done, of BLM extortionists and thugs, the culture battle has been lost. The war may not be over, but resistance to Wokery has scattered and retreated to the hills and the hinterland.

Specifically the Wokers have an iron grip on a power nexus defined as the dominant media platforms, the universities and the administrative state. They have now extended this to a large share of the upper reaches of major American corporations.

This nexus of power will be used to police speech and thought above all. The Woke media are already censoring the news that Americans read and watch as well as what they say on these dominant platforms. The justice system is already being used to selectively enforce the law in ways designed to punish enemies and reward friends.

As with their control of the universities, the anti-nationalist Woke power nexus in its corporate hiring practices and its HR policies is now seeking to achieve the 10:1 or 50:1 ratio that is typically seen in colleges' liberal arts departments. A furious effort to roll back anti-racist, anti-affirmative action protections has begun.

This is a cultural and legal civil war. Largely bloodless -- for now

Posted by Zebulon Panda1352 2020-10-26 11:13||   2020-10-26 11:13|| Front Page Top

#8 ^ So turn off the damn television.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2020-10-26 12:04||   2020-10-26 12:04|| Front Page Top

#9 "television"? What's that?
Posted by Unaving Clunk1718 2020-10-26 12:38||   2020-10-26 12:38|| Front Page Top

#10 We will gradually split into two cultures that loathe each other and fight each other using endless lawfare.

For the most part this has already happened. The preventative and the cure are identical: a dramatically smaller and less domestically powerful federal government. If it could do little, few would care much about it.
Posted by Sninemp Unusoting4866 2020-10-26 12:51||   2020-10-26 12:51|| Front Page Top

#11  We will gradually split into two cultures that loathe each other and fight each other using endless lawfare.

Zebulon Panda1352, have you read this essay by Benjamin Studebaker? Very insightful in the description portion, but since he is a creature of the academic left, he fails completely at the prescription portion.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-10-26 13:32||   2020-10-26 13:32|| Front Page Top

#12 The country isn't dissolving, and don't be one of the clowns who wishes it was.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2020-10-26 14:17||   2020-10-26 14:17|| Front Page Top

#13 who said anything about 'wishing'? sounds like Zebulon is describing reality, not what he wishes
Posted by Thriling Squank4439 2020-10-26 14:48||   2020-10-26 14:48|| Front Page Top

#14 Grom, we have proportional representation in the House of Representatives, that is where it would begin. Currently most states have winner take all in the electoral college but that could be changed easily enough if the idea catches on.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-10-26 16:45||   2020-10-26 16:45|| Front Page Top

#15 RJ all I meant, multiparty system usually goes with proportional representation (I was going to say "must have", but then I remembered UK).
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-10-26 17:00||   2020-10-26 17:00|| Front Page Top

#16 When the next civil war comes, the cities will have power, food, water and other supplies cut. Their highways mined and trucks turned back from delivering supplies. In 8-12 weeks, the war will be over aside from cleaning out the last few hideouts from the now dead mega cities of the Left.

All their 'tech' power dies the moment the power sub stations get shot to hell.
Posted by Silentbrick 2020-10-26 22:26||   2020-10-26 22:26|| Front Page Top

#17 When the next civil war comes, the cities will NOT have the food. Ah farmers.
Posted by Woodrow 2020-10-26 23:25||   2020-10-26 23:25|| Front Page Top

#18 NOW is the time to start hoarding canned goods, etc. We are in the eye of the political/climatic hurricane.
Posted by Clem 2020-10-26 23:57||   2020-10-26 23:57|| Front Page Top

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