To the uninformed, it may appear that Trump is merely an incompetent, obese, senile, old man. I believe the truth is far more sinister. Trump’s every effort is focused on assisting his handler’s desire to achieve goals established nearly 40 years ago.
When Trump and Vladimir Putin first met in Moscow in 1987, Putin was an officer in the KGB. Every American security agency knew of Putin and his goal to destroy the United States of America. Although there were several times during the end of the 20th century when altercations between the two superpowers could have led to a military conflict, diplomacy and the existence of NATO prevented the end of the world.
Putin has been either the Prime Minister or the President of Russia since 1999. Although he is a ruthless dictator who continues to order the murder of his adversaries, he is also intelligent. He is aware that a nuclear war would be the action of a fool; no one would be victorious. However, he never abandoned his goal of destroying the United States. He created a plan in the late 1990’s, and in 2013 finalized a plan to end the existence of the U.S.A.
First and foremost, destroy or greatly weaken NATO. Anyone who knows anything about the world and the ambitious leaders of several nations who are enemies of America is aware that the primary reason WWIII has never happened is the NATO alliance.
After Trump’s first G7 appearance, our closest allies, most of whom were founders of NATO, began to question their relationship with the illegitimately elected President of the United States. For the last 37 months Trump continued to alienate the leaders of Germany, France, Italy, and Great Britain. He added the Prime Ministers of Canada and Japan, among others to his list. Meanwhile, he praised and remained in contact with Putin, Saudi Royal Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, and the despicable tyrant who is North Korea’s supreme dictator, Kim Jong-un. All three despots are enemies of the American people.
Putin’s second step to destroy America was also simple; divide the American people. With Trump pretending to be an American president our nation is more divided than at any other time since the Civil War. There are only two sides from which to choose; those who believe Trump’s lies and reject the truth, and those who believe that our nation’s president should have American principles, serve all 330 million Americans, and have morals beyond those of ordinary men.
Step three was ‘destroy the economy of the wealthiest nation in the world.’ When Trump took office on January 20, 2017, our economy was in full recovery, and there were approximately 545 billionaires and 10.1 million millionaires in America. Just 37 months later our nation has 704 billionaires and 18.6 million millionaires. Trump is the president of the rich.
Growing income inequality is the greatest danger to the future of the United States of America. The gap continues to widen and will destroy the dreams of our founding fathers. The Constitution will mean nothing if 90 percent of our nation’s people are unable to achieve the ‘American dream.’
Trump’s fiscal policies negatively affect the majority of our nation’s people, while adding billions of dollars to the treasure chests of our wealthiest citizens. Tariffs cost jobs and forced the foreclosures of small farms. Prices on goods and services have increased for the working class.
Trump’s tax reform was misnamed. The truth is permanent tax breaks were given to the super-rich, and reducing the maximum corporate tax rate from 33 percent to 21 percent added $1.2 trillion to the deficit in 2019. Every economic expert agrees that an economy cannot flourish when the national debt continues to grow at such a rapid pace. Trump is following Putin’s orders line by line.
Trump’s agenda mimics Putin’s goals. The orange child cannot wear the title of President of the United States. He does not fit the definition.
“The Truth Lives Here”
Op-ed by James Turnage
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