The attack on the Capitol didn’t have the support of the federal forces that the WHITE HOUSE was supposed to supply. We should at this moment be vigilant regarding what Trump might attempt before he is out of office.

A video of what it was like to be a Capitol Police Officer that day is posted an article called “How Would Martin Luther King Confront the Capitol Riots and the Prospect of Martial Law Under Donald Trump?” [] The article uses an event in 1966 in which Dr. King was hit in the head with a rock during a demonstration and the video to further explain the strategy presented in an article titled The War After the Election.

Everything that happened leading up to January 6 was predicted in October in The War After the Election [] which summarized the findings of the Transition Integrity Project, a group that included former Congressmen, United States Senators, previous cabinet members, White House Chiefs of Staffs, Secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security and state governors whose “war games” predicted almost exactly what is happening. I have also been updating the article to take into account events since January 6 with ideas regarding what we should do to immobilize Trump until Biden assumes power.

Part of this strategy involves politically incapacitating Trump with the twin threats of an impeachment conviction or removal from office via the 25th Amendment. It also suggests “passive resistance” on the part of the public until Trump is out of office.

It wouldn’t necessarily succeed, but the President could justify the legality of the initiation of emergency powers more than he can justify the legality of many other things he has done. We as a citizenry must remain vigilant, and also refrain from any action that would give Donald Trump an excuse for attempting to declare even “limited” martial law or to use the levers of military, law enforcement and intelligence powers that will be at his command until he is actually out of office.

Creator of The Pledge Site to limit presidential power and of both The Pledge to Safeguard the Election and The Pledge to Safeguard the Constitution.

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