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What Have We Done?
Charles R. Dickens

In early 2015, the Nationalist American Socialist Party (NASP) and the Make America Great Again party (MAGA) began stoking the fires of descent for the coming election cycles. This was not the first salvo or engagement; nor will it be their final offensive. This began a very long time ago in this republic.

This is the status quo – nothing new.

Merka has been on this self-destructive track from the very beginning of this commonwealth when we decided to begin the “Great Experiment” as George Washington called it. Our choice, ‘The Constitutional Republic,’ was our administrative management selection. It’s a double-edged sword, cutting both ways. It works well in consideration of moral and ethical goals, but it’s an equally effective tool of destruction when ethics and morals are ignored. 

It’s been a battle of treacherous tactics and preposterous political positioning, propositions, and proportions. This contest and subsequent contests stretched credibility to the breaking point, splitting the country using their modern weapons of mass-distraction: manipulating perception through misinformation, disinformation, and lies, on a virtual battlefield.

Category EF5 tornados don’t have this much spin.

NOAA – the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shuddered, reaching to create a political spin scale. NOAAs EF – Enhanced Fujita scale – rates tornados based on their strength, 0 through 5: the higher the number, the greater the wind. [link]

Bull Testicles!

I’m proposing a District of Columbia Bull Shit (DCBS) scale – based on the sheer volume of Corporate Media Complex (CMC) excrement in metric tons – obviously the larger the number the greater the tonnage on a scale of 1 to 5 – I may need to increase the scale depending on the next several months, but like everything in our world today, it’s flexible.

That’s a lot of wind… and a load of BS, precisely what one would expect from the Plantation feedlot, and barnyard in Washington DC. Moo and Oink-Oink!!!

Elections cycles prove that there are no limits on what politicians will rationalize to achieve their ends.

Elections cycles expose, and display for the world to see; that nothing we say can or should be trusted.

Partisan Politics opened our Kimono, and ‘Merka’s hypocrisy is hanging there in plain sight.

These are ‘no holds barred’ contests of monumental financial consideration – 2015’s contest topped $1.5 billion. 2020’s election topped $14.4 billion, and this year’s contest will see figures greater than those of 2020. No estimates are available, but the war-chest of the two main candidates exceeds $700 million already (May 2024). The NASPs added a spectacular new wrinkle by weaponizing the Department of Justice (DoJ) against their political opponent.

They have the lead Republican opponent mired in legal battles with a frightening 4 criminal indictments, 91 felony charges, and if convicted, he could face an unprecedented 641 years behind bars, and with legal fees exceeding $100 million through May 2024 – they will surely increase as the other cases proceed.

Who wins in these contests?

Lawyers, Partisan Political Parties, or ‘Merka

He was just convicted on 34 of these charges. This is an historic moment in juris prudence in ‘Merka. A president has 34 felony convictions. The NASP put several cinder-blocks on the scale of justice with this latest sham trial.

What have we done to our republic?

The position of President is a figurehead post, for the most part. The Obama regime proved that the post is predominantly a distraction, an obfuscation so the backdoor, and clubroom decisions and deals can progress unnoticed. That’s where the real governing is done. The incumbent substantiates this incontrovertible fact. Biden is a puppet with the NASP pulling his strings under the cunning direction of ‘Massa Obama’ (#44).

This changes the official title from Commander-in-Chief (CIC) to Chief-Obfuscator and Coercive Kleptocrat (COCK)


My personal position is that an uncivil war officially began in April of 1861, and hasn’t really ceased. I accept history’s esoteric caption ‘Civil War,’ but it was anything but civil in the truest sense of the word; it should have been called the War of Northern Aggression since the Northern states invaded the Southern states. Rationale for the conflict range from racial to financial to political; regardless, it irreparably divided this country. The hostilities of the north officially ended in April of 1865; however, the animosity continues today, albeit on a far different and more difficultly defined battlefield.

Granny Hargus called it a “Pie Crust Peace,” easily made and easily broken.

The players are no longer aligned North and South, they align along partisan political lines. Curiously, geographically identifiable alignments are bicoastal and central. One party has the middle of the republic the other has the coastal regions: it’s like the War of Northern Aggression turned on its side. Is this the “War of Bicoastal Aggression?

The aggressors – Elites (the bicoastal party) are those with the power and money who wish to control the republic, and the central region, the – Proletariat (Prols) are the workers who make the goods and provide the services. Yes, this is an oversimplification; the elites and prols are interspersed throughout the central and coastal regions, but the highest concentration of each dwell and congregate according to their predilection.

I hope you recognize the works of Geroge Orwell’s 1984 in some of this article. It seems to be the blueprint for the Nationalist American Socialist Party (NASP) and their masterplan for ‘Merka; Orwell called it Oceania. This is one instance of history I wish the NASP had ignored.

By now, my position on partisan politics and the devastation it’s caused in this republic should be obvious, so I won’t belabor that point, just reread some of my other articles if you’re unsure. I don’t hate politicians or politics; they are necessary evils; however, I find what they’ve done to this republic with their absurd crusade for supremacy, reprehensible.

The combatants have finally mastered the art of controlling the minds of the voters, convincing them that this battle is not simply an election, but for the soul of American democracy. We can thank the CMC for their crucial role in the NASPs holy crusade for partisan dominance.

Again, America is NOT a democracy! It never has been, and I assure you it is not now.

Choose your favorite label – my current pick is ‘Banana Republic,’ but ‘Kleptocracy’ comes as a close second, but it’s really a toss-up. Admittedly, ‘Merka is not a small country, although we have adopted and adapted their political and social attributes quite successfully tailoring them to our unique needs. ‘Merka’s chief exports are ‘alimony’ (maintenance $$$) to our enemies, and ‘bad examples to follow.’ “Do as we say, not as we do.”

Banana Republic: a small country, especially in Central America, that is politically unstable and has an economy dominated by foreign interest, usually dependent on one export, such as bananas.

Kleptocracy: “government by those who seek chiefly status and personal gain at the expense of the governed…

This makes ‘Merka a KBR – Kleptocratic Banana Republic.

I do like bananas, Mr. Tallyman… (Harry Belafonte 1956)

I’ve decided not to demean either candidate; they’re doing excellently without my input. Every word exposes the tissue of lies supporting their intent.

* America is a democracy – democracy is in peril…

* The opposing candidate threatens the American way of life.

* The opposing candidate is a crook – enter any of the multitude of accusations here – but notice the “pot is calling the kettle black.”

* The opposition candidate promises to be a dictator, not leaving office if elected, and a blood-bath if he’s not.

* The opposition candidate wants to limit your – enter any of a multitude of topics here – but again it’s opposite of what the other candidate proposes, characterized by distorted facts, disinformation, misinformation, and lies.

* The allegations all misrepresent reality – they are convenient partisan interpretation.

* Ad infinitum, ad nauseum.

Napoleon Bone-Apart

Whatever one candidate wants, the other opposes. But if there is common ground, the contestants each adopt a unique spin that makes it palatable and more acceptable for their side, but damning for the other. Note: the good of the republic is not a consideration in this calculus.

This is the power of the spin… DCBS 1 through 3.

“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ~ Napoleon

Our enemy, in this case, is partisan politics and what it has done to the republic, but what it neglects in the calculus is the damage done in the process. Our country has never been this fractured or divided in modern recollection. But remember, this is ‘Civil War 2.0,’ and ‘Merkan’s are the incidental casualties. Recall – “The Ends Justify the Means.”

The weaponization of our justice system is where we enter the territory of DCBS 4 and 5…

“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” ~ Socrates – 470 to 399 BCE

I am neither a democrat nor republican, not a Caucasian-English-Irish-Scotch American, or any other abstract hyphenated tribal identifier, I am a citizen of this republic, and a proud military veteran. I absolutely abhor being classified or confined to some imaginary social or other descriptor intended to conveniently categorize me for control and associate me with a cultural tribe.

My political, social, or racial affiliations didn’t seem to matter when I enlisted in the Air Force – I was welcome with open arms… Come to think of it… that didn’t matter at all during any of my training or operational assignments… I can’t imagine a general in the pentagon listing political, ethnic, racial, or national origins as criteria for any assignment.

“I’ll take the Blacks, Chinese, Mexicans, and Italians, but I don’t want the Irish…”
(Adapted from a line in: “Blazing Saddles.” The original comment was extremely demeaning.)

Why does, or should it matter now?

I am an American, first and foremost; everything after that is someone else’s whimsical label.

Tribal monikers seem to be the crux of this insanity and foolishness; the fulcrum for the lever to tip or upset our precarious balance.

We Americans, have allowed power-mad politicians to define and categorize us, thus resurrecting and reinforcing the very thing America was founded to eliminate.

They want to divide us to control us; and they have done an expert job.

Consider these questions:

* Who defines what we know, see, or hear?

* Who tells us what they will and will not do?

* Who tells us what we can and cannot do?

* Who has nearly total control over every aspect of our lives?

* Who knows everything about us – and uses it shamelessly?

* Who creates the laws to reinterpret and circumvent the constitution?

* Who is the largest employer in this country – over 3 million employees?

* Who employs: “Show me the man and I’ll show you the crime? (Beria)

It starts with a ‘govern’ and ends with ‘meant.’

Do you recall the reason America was created?

Was it to create a safe-haven for kleptocrats and oligarchs, or was it a place where people could pursue life, liberty, and happiness regardless of race, color, or creed – where all men (people) are created equal?

Where in this statement does it say anything about dividing into ethnically-hyphenated tribes to live in competitive and clannish groups, isolated by racial, social, and ideological differences?

Our problem is that we listen to people whose only goal is to control this republic. This was one of the principle reasons Rome and every other republic fails. The inhabitants of this planet have been recording history for the past 5,000 years, and we haven’t learned one friggin thing!

Not one friggin’ thing!

All the books, stories, parables, and accounts mean nothing if we don’t use this accumulation of knowledge to better ourselves and understand our world. We can split the atom, and create children with invitro-fertilization, but we can’t live in harmony with each other.

We develop efficient ways to do everything from packaging and preserving food to prevent hunger and limit disease, but we fight over borders and whose god is better than the other.

What have we done with the knowledge we’ve gained?

What have we done with our greatest gift?

Have we used what we know for good, or have we squandered it for power?

What have we done to our reputation on the world stage?

Didn’t America fight to abolish apartheid, only to embrace it at home. Everything is defined racially, especially the current election assessments, but that isn’t the limit of the racially divisive commentary and narrative.

Their theatrical stupefaction is called Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (DIE). It’s part of the political theater distracting the ‘Merkan public, from the politicians overreaching goal… Autocracy. It’s a totalitarian ideology defined by their “Do as I say, not as I do ideology, and where the ends justify the means.”

I’m asking you to ‘Open your eyes and see what’s going on around you!

What I see isn’t pleasant.

It isn’t pretty.

It isn’t American.

It isn’t what our founders envisioned.

This is exactly what the Oligarchs, and Kleptocrats want.

They want your total and complete attention on the CMC and the propaganda designed to divide and conquer ‘Merka.

It’s happening as we watch and as you read or listen to this commentary.

Politicians crippled ‘Merka and ruined world-wide commerce with a manufactured lie.

Fear is so powerful that people are still driving with masks on and wearing them in public even though it’s been scientifically proven that they provide No… No… protection.

It’s also proven that the vaccine is more harmful than the virus itself…

The 46th President of ‘Merka was recently convicted on 34 felony counts – even though there was no crime cited in the indictments.

This is the power of politics.

If they can do this to a past president, what will they do… to… you?

This is what the world sees from ‘Merka.

If we can’t trust our government, why would any other country on this planet trust us?

All of the evidence is available – and the world is watching – intently watching, and waiting for our next move.


We are the banana republic we wail about in other countries.

Our image on the world stage – what the world perceives America to be, has far-reaching implications and inferences. If we appear divided, we appear weak and those that would do us harm are emboldened. But if we appear united, we are not to be trifled with.

What was the terrorists’ perception on 9/11? Were we a united superpower or an easy target? Remember, nineteen terrorists made it through a ‘secured’ border in 2001. What do we have now?

What do our enemies think of ‘Merka now, with our open borders, conspicuous divisive infighting, and our ‘banana republic style’ legal antics?

Does our leadership display strength or feeble confusion?

Does ‘Merka present a unified or fractured countenance?

Is America the leader of the free world, or the remnants of a once great republic?

But… “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ~ Napoleon

What Have We Done?




Charles R. Dickens was born in 1951, is a veteran of the Vietnam war, for which he volunteered, and the great-great grandson of the noted author, whose name he shares.

He is a fiercely proud American, who still believes this is the greatest country on the planet, with which we’ve lost control and certainly our direction. He grew up in moderate financial surrounding; we’re not rich by any stretch, but didn’t go hungry – his incredibly hard working father saw to that. As most from that era, he learned about life from his father, whose story would take too long to tell, other than to say that, he is also a fiercely proud American; a WWII and Korean war, veteran Marine.

Charlie was educated in the parochial system which, demanded that you actually learn something, and have capability to retain it before you advance. He attended several universities in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree, and chased the goose further to a master’s, and has retained some very definite ideas about education in this country.

In addition, Charlie is a retired blues guitar and vocalist – a musician. This was his therapy career. Nothing brings him as much joy as playing music, and he wishes that he could make a living at it… but alas… life goes on!

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