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The American System

Aug 2020

August 6, 2020

August 7, 2020

Trump Threatens to Use Executive Orders to Pause Social Security-Medicare (FICA) Tax; Medicare Lacks Funding to Maintain Current Payment Level Through 2026; This May Be Trump’s Bid to Get Support from Finance Oligarchs with Promise to Destroy Medicare Completely in Second Term; Hill Dems Slam Postmaster General DeJoy for Wrecking US Postal Service on Eve of Vote;

New York Attorney General James Seeks to Shut down National Rifle Association With Allegations of Millions in Nonprofit Funds Spent for Personal Luxuries; Move Could Weaken Pro-Trump Phalanx in November

Violating Constitution Yet Again, Trump Wants to Truncate Census, Hoping One Month Less Counting Will Inflict Brutal Budget Cuts for non-GOP Neighborhoods;

Transition Integrity Project and National Task Force on Election Crises Show That Anticipating Trump’s Responses to Possible November Events Can Enhance Preparedness of Constitutional Forces and Ward Off Dictatorship; Warnings that Biden Camp May Be Too Legalistic When Dealing with GOP’s Illegal Subversion;

Realism Requires Putting Nationwide General Strike by Unions, Workers and Jobless at Center of Mass Pushback Using Model of Germany’s Kapp-Putsch of 1920: Must Include Role of Foreign States, Counting Generals, Critique of Fascism and Historical Dimension from Contested Election of 1876; Defeat of Trump Is Not “Bipartisan,” But Inseparable from Extinction of GOP as National Force;

Relevant Studies Include Curzio Malaparte, Coup d’État: The Technique of Revolution (1931); Edward Luttwak, Coup d’État: A Practical Handbook (1968); Forewarned Is Forearmed!