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Tue Nov 23, 2021, 12:11 PM

5. I have to think that his advise would be for people to read some past and contemporary historical

events from other countries where totalitarian regimes have taken over. The first thing to note is that people always thought, despite what was going on in their countries, that a totalitarian regime would never take over their countries, the old "It Can't Happen Here" mentality, they were all caught by surprise.

By the end of 2015 I wrote an article predicting the worst scenario of what was happening in the USA, I am not a very good writer so I never sent it to any publication. But I based my prediction, having followed the developments in Venezuela with Hugo Chavez and now Nicolas Maduro, listing out all the steps the Chavez regime had taken since 1998 during the campaign through the end of 2015. I also compared it to other countries where totalitarian regimes had taken over, and was astounded to find that the methodology was exactly the same, whether they begun with "socialist", "communist" or simple transparent dictatorships rhetoric, they all end up in the same place.

Those comparison helped me line up the steps the republican party was taking in the USA, and they all matched with the steps taken in those other countries. The fact that Hugo Chavez had Fidel Castro as a mentor and trump had Vladimir Putin was an alarming fact. There were plenty other steps that compare very well.

I believe that we, as a country who is against totalitarian regimes, must look at past and current history to come to terms that what is going on in the USA is leading us in the wrong path. That, I think, your mentor would tell you to do because he would know that history repeats itself when we are not aware of it.

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