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Ron DeSantis and the Penrose Paradox
“Do I contradict myself. Very well, then I contradict myself. I am large. I contain multitudes.”
The above is an excerpt from Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself, one of my favorite pieces of poetry in the American literary tradition.
It’s one I’ve come back to time and time again, both when I’m lost in the noise of my own thoughts and the silence of company. For a time, I applied its wisdom to my engagement with the human experience, to relationships, believing that Whitman was commenting on the contradictory nature inherent in being human. This humanist approach, when projected onto others can result in greater feelings of empathy and patience when weighing the scales of our experiences with our fellow man. And while I believe that analysis still holds, applying the lines to the Information War has opened up a new realm of interpretation for me, and I find myself tossing them around with frequency of late.
The Information War is all around us. Not just because of the modern world, and not just because of the intent of every and all sides on the Game Theory Game Board, but because the end goal of the Info War is victory in the Mind War. To control the Collective Mind is to control society. To control society is to control humanity. To control humanity is to control, or to replace God.
The foundational belief that underlies all arguments, projections and analysis I enter onto the Fifth-Gen battlefield relies on the core duality we explore: one side seeks to Control the Collective Mind, and the other seeks to free it.
And yet, the contradiction inherent in my personal theory regarding the mechanism and strategy involved in each lies in the fact that I believe both Patriots within the Sovereign Alliance (the Ghosts in the Info War Machine,) and Deep State provocateurs, manipulators and illusionists are employing mirrored versions of the Hegelian Dialectic in order to alternatively hold or free the Collective Mind. To control or to free each of us, and by extension, all of us by either commandeering or provoking our free will.
This is the Reverse Hegelian Dialectic theory I often write about at Burning Bright, and that I covered in detail in The Good Reset. But for today’s purposes, Whitman’s words have prompted me to dive into the most contentious topic currently cascading around the American sociopolitical sphere, and certainly within the Truth Community: that being Ron DeSantis’ bid for the 2024 Presidential Nomination in light of his seeming alliance with the MAGA, America First and ultimately Trump philosophies.
In order to engage with this topic, we need to employ Bicameral Thinking, yes, but more importantly, I believe we need to do what Whitman appears to have done … and that is, quite simply, to find comfort within the chaos of contradiction. Not just because it’s easier to do so. Not just in order to free oneself from the psychological tension inherent in dichotomy.
More so, we need to gain comfort within the psychological tension of contradiction because that tension is engineered … and not by the Deep State, alone. That tension is the battlefield, and it represents a cognitive theater that only those with the mental clarity, flexibility and, perhaps most importantly, the fortitude to embrace can venture onto, and perhaps forge ourselves into the psychological and informational soldiers the Sovereign Alliance needs us to be. That we need ourselves to be.
Contradiction is not inherently bad. Paradox is not inherently threatening.
While baseline experience often teaches us to reexamine our underlying premises when confronted with a contradiction, what I personally map onto with frequency in this Fifth-Gen war is the prospect that many of the contradictions we point out are only ‘seeming’ contradictions. While we must still examine our underlying premises, reducing the Info War into either-or scenarios is self-defeating and limiting. Truth is objective, but Game Theory as a strategy and as a philosophy lies upon both probability and Net Effects, with intent somewhat surprisingly left to the side.
So, with that backdrop as a starting point, as we wander through the engineered maze that is the Trump-DeSantis ‘feud’ and the DeSantis 2024 Deployment, I want you to split your mind, and I want you to keep it together, and I want you to traipse along the latest in a long line of Penrose Paradoxes we’ve been saddled with in the Info War, and I want to see you on the other side with those Mental Multitudes intact, strong and yet, flexible as they’ve ever been before. Because contradictions aren’t always a sign of Deep State control over the Game Theory Game Board, and they’re not always traps to be avoided, but rather cognitive keys to unlock greater pathways to understanding, and ultimately, to awakening.
So then, let’s start with the basics—that being, the announcement of the announcement of Ron DeSantis’ bid for the 2024 GOP Nomination, followed by his actual announcement on a Twitter Spaces session hosted by enigmatic (and potentially MAGA?) magnate Elon Musk himself.
For those of you who’ve been around this blog for some time, you’ll immediately recognize that DeSantis’s Deployment is a direct mirror to Donald Trump’s from November, 2022.
At that time, Trump both seeded and then actualized his candidacy in a rather muted, paint-by-numbers fashion—one that both the Media Industrial Complex and the craven crows within Con Inc. lambasted him for at the time—and undercut DeSantis by several months. We’ll explore this in greater detail as we go on, as I believe an understanding of Trump’s Midterm Deployments is essential to grasping the big picture, here, but it’s worthwhile to point out—and inarguable, in my view—that a Donald Trump announcement for Presidential Candidacy is a Mass Cultural Event, no matter how the Media tries to spin it. In fact, almost everything Trump does qualifies as such an event.
This was and is the pass psychological framework in which DeSantis—and all GOP hopefuls, for that matter—must operate in 2023 and beyond. Really, this has been the framework all GOP hopefuls have been forced to operate in since late 2015, when Trump first came down that golden escalator and turned the entire game upside down in the most glorious and effective manner possible. What puts GOP hopefuls in an even less enviable position than their Democrat counterparts is the fact that they’re ostensibly aiming to ensnare the same core philosophical base Trump already appeals to with aplomb, while DNC rats have spent the last several American election cycles running as opposition to Trump.
As Trump himself pointed out just before the DeSantis Deployment, the very act of running in the GOP primaries is itself a challenge not just to the de facto leader of the MAGA and America First movements—he literally coined the terms, after all—but to the Republican, MAGA and America First voter base, and the increasingly large swaths of former independents (and even a few refugee Democrats, like myself) who turn up in reliable—and reliably informed—numbers on election day, no matter how rigged the process appears to be these days.
This isn’t the most fertile political ground in which to plant a flag, and DeSantis’ Twitter Spaces promotional tour—replete with almost embarrassingly congratulatory ‘journalists’ from the self-described Intellectual Dark Web and Con Inc.—disguised as a press conference went about as poorly as I could have imagined.
Not only did the Spaces session get off on the wrong foot technologically, with over 20 mins of delays due to ‘server issues’ that Musk, DeSantis and his ‘alternative media’ lapdogs blamed on his stunning and ‘unprecedented,’ Twitter-breaking popularity, but the presser itself resembled something from the earliest days of the Joe Biden Press Corps, with canned questions passed back and forth via strings to pre-written, scripted answers. Perhaps the only thing DeSantis improved upon the DNC and Biden press playbook was his ability to stay on-script throughout, although the very base he and his handlers hope to coerce are savvy enough that even that could backfire on him.
In short, DeSantis came off as polished, professional and rehearsed in his announcement.
To be even more blunt, if I were to personally reduce the Net Effect of the DeSantis announcement on Trump’s voter base—the same one he ostensibly hopes to wield ‘against’ the Globalists he so ardently SAYS he stands opposed to—I would reduce it to the following phraseology:
This ain’t it, fam.
From the sputtering and mewling adulation of the agent provocateurs within the blue check Fake MAGA zeitgeist—you know, the same folks who never lost said blue checks during the Twitter purges that wiped the rest of us out, and sent us scattered into the wilds of the internet for years—to repeated, and cowardly, veiled digs at Trump as a ‘loser’ full of ‘excuses’ and ‘false promises,’ DeSantis came off as reactive as he was meant to sound proactive, as manufactured as he was meant to sound organic.
In the end, all DeSantis managed to remind ‘real’ MAGA of during his premature coronation as the future of the America First movement was the fact that, if he DOES somehow win the GOP Nomination for President in the 2024 election cycle, he will only be proving that he is, in fact the very Establishment pick he claims not to be, and that Donald Trump built his political career exposing, and that he will (hopefully) spend the remainder of guiding all of us along the path to destroying.
Additionally, the very prospect of DeSantis winning the GOP Primaries is also a reminder of the core, foundational issue at the heart of our current political system: that being the preponderance of mass—and scalable—voter fraud. There have been and will continue to be many discussions, advancements and defeats in that pivotal theater of this war for the future of our Republic—and while I personally believe that one of the key objectives of Devolution and Continuity of Government is to circumvent that very thing—I’ll leave them aside for our purposes today. That said, if a supposed anti-Establishment, anti-Deep State candidate is not concerned with the very systems our Republic has been subverted using, it goes a long way toward answering questions he doesn’t want asked in the first place.
With this backdrop in mind, if we can leave the surface and the Actual to the side for the time being, let us move onto the Narrative and Potential of the DeSantis Deployment, which is often all we can parse and project with perfect, paradoxical confidence in this war named for the dissemination, obfuscation and weaponization of information itself.
Who is Ron DeSantis?
And by that I mean, of course, who is he to us, the American people?
On the one hand, signs that he’s a Deep State Globalist plant are numerous, from the canned and coordinated nature of the Twitter Spaces announcement itself to the Trump-trashing and MAGA-eschewing rhetoric, the previous pushing of the Russia Collusion hoax that puts him in line with 2016-era CNN talking points, the fact that he was far less anti-lockdown than many of his most ardent supporters claim at the onset of the Plamdemic. Perhaps most damning, however, is his Sorosian, RINO and Super PAC funding—something Trump has pointed out with frequency and intention of late—which point to the prospect that DeSantis is either the latest in a long line of shallow-rooted Establishment weeds, or he’s a sponge soaking up enemy funding and resources, both Actual and Potential/Narrative.
On the other hands, DeSantis has largely made his America First name by going to war publicly with some of the largest and most subversive woke institutions in the United States, from Disney to the Board of Education. He largely avoided the pitfalls of the more ‘bought’ Governors and did reverse course on damaging COVID lockdown policies long before the majority of the rest of the country, and he has been fairly consistent—at least, since 2016—about the need for a border wall and a severe crackdown on illegal immigration, drug and human trafficking. His talking points have largely been poisonous to the DNC Establishment, and he’s the only American political figure the Normie and Marxist Left can agree on reviling with at least a fraction of the vitriol they reserve for Trump.
And yet, this duality and Bicameral conundrum that results from DeSantis ‘mapping’ is hardly unique in the Info War. From Elon Musk to Bill Bar to Mike Pence to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., there are many figures not only whose loyalties—to either side—we question openly, but whose public stances, actions and seeming alliances and connections can confidently be mapped into opposing Cognitive Constellations.
Still, DeSantis’ bid for the 2024 nomination comes at a tense and trying time in this nation, and while the success or failure of that bid on an Actual basis is rather binary—either DeSantis ‘wins’ the nomination or loses it to Trump—one side of that coin could be immensely damaging to the future of the America First movement, and to the Republic it hopes to restore. In fact, aside from DeSantis, I would say no America First-aligned political figure wields as much influence in the Collective MAGA Mind other than Kari Lake, an upstart ‘politician’ in name only whose loyalties seem far less questionable, at least at this early stage of the game.
When it comes to landing on either side of the Kayfabe (ie: False Feud from the world of Pro Wrestling Entertainment) vs. Genuine Article (ie: Deep State Snake) side of the issue, I’ve publicly mapped onto the former with more surety than the latter, if only because I’ve consistently projected the Net Effects of DeSantis’ deployments, from the political to the Narrative as positives for the continued Overton Window shifting that needs to occur on a national level to push our society toward a more sovereign, anti-communist future.
More specifically, I believed—and still believe—that the end result of a 2024 Presidential bid by DeSantis will not only result in (another) Trump victory, but will do a LOT of MAGA and America First housecleaning on the way there, something that I personally feel is of the utmost importance if we’re to move forward against the collectivists with a unified vision for the future of this nation.
The projected negative Net Effects of a presumed DeSantis Deployment for President, and its subsequent impact on Con Inc. and the Establishment at large have seemed to me to be key indicators of the underlying intent of DeSantis himself. And while that specific assessment is now changing in light of DeSantis’ tone, and the increasing exposure of some of his funding, the underlying foundation of my argument or outlook hasn’t budged—that is, while I might momentarily lean ever so slightly away from the idea of the Trump-DeSantis ‘feud’ being fake, and DeSantis being ‘our guy’ in spirit these days, none of my previous projections, suppositions or theories regarding the Net Effects his candidacy will visit upon the Collective Mind have caused me to abandon the comfiest, coziest reading of this ‘dramatic’ deployment one could have.
Do I contradict myself, then?
Why, yes. And no.
Bicameral Thinking in the context in which I employ it refers to the simultaneous engagement with incongruent ideas, scenarios or paradigms. Doing this allows one to map out and project political, social and narrative outcomes and map a greater swath of the Game Theory Game Board or Informational Battlefield than reductive, limited thinking might. That said, the either-or nature of a Bicameral Mindset should never be adopted without elasticity, as, in some cases, seeming contradictions do not resolve themselves into opposite probabilities, but in congruent, even complementary ones, no matter how diametrically opposed they might appear to be on the surface.
This is where we delve into the realm of paradox, perhaps my favorite realm to explore, and one I believe the DeSantis Deployment resides in quite nicely. Not just because of the seeming contradictions of the potential MAGA wolf in sheep’s clothing, but because of the psychological tension resulting in an examination of the underlying logic—or lack thereof—that comes from the entertaining of a paradigm in which the Deep State is pushing him. A push that will—if actualized—ultimately backfire on them.
This Potential Paradox is not only fascinating to explore on its logical mismerits, but because of the fact that sometimes, a Paradox is not only interesting, but encouraging. If you get used to not only tolerating, but actually thriving within the psychological tension inherent in the realm of the paradoxical, you may more clearly and regularly observe both how and why patriots seem to keep trapping the enemy—and by extension, the awakening Collective Mind—in them.
Observe, from one of my all-time favorite films, Inception:
In this paradoxical ‘set-up,’ scene, Arthur, de facto ‘doer,’ or ‘soldier’ of the dream team in the film explains to the audience’s cypher, Ariadne, the conceptual brilliance of paradoxical architecture. What confused Ariadne appears to be the relevance—or lack thereof—of Arthur’s aside, as he is ostensibly attempting to teach her how to navigate the realm of dreams.
However, what could at first be mistaken for a simple mind-twister carries with it the undertone of utility. Arthur is the most practical member of the team in Inception. As such, his fascination with paradoxes presents something of a contradiction in and of itself that I love, and that recognition is reflected in the confusion Ariadne displays. It isn’t until later in the film that Arthur’s subtle, utilitarian brilliance is displayed, as he not only wields paradoxes to trap his enemies in, as seen in the clip below:
But he also maintains complete comfort and cognition even when seemingly afflicted by paradoxes outside of his own control, as seen in the manner in which he retains calm, presence of mind and flexibility when the very physics of his layer of the dream world begin to go haywire due to circumstances in the layers above and unseen to him.
Arthur is perhaps the most understated character in Inception, and yet, there’s a brilliance to the dichotomous nature of the ‘straight man’ or the utility/point man in the dream heist being the one who not only accepts the existence of paradoxical unreality most readily, but who maintains total control of the self in the most literally uncontrollable situations imaginable.
(And if those scenes don’t make you want to watch Inception, I genuinely don’t know what will.)
I believe we can learn from the calm Arthur exhibits in these scenes, not just so that we might appeal to the practicality of Kipling and keep our heads when all about us are losing their own, but so that we might turn potential paradoxes around on those who hunt us in the Mind War, and become the very predators and psychological soldiers they project themselves to be.
So, then. What practical, observable data points present us with circumstantial evidence that the enemy—the Deep State—has been trapped in a paradox where it concerns the DeSantis Deployment?
Perhaps the first point is also the most reductive, as the very fact that commentators like myself, Just Human and others in this community can paint compelling scenarios of the entire Trump-DeSantis ‘feud’ being the result of kayfabian Kabuki theater is itself indicative of the Net Effects of the DeSantis Deployment being positive for the America First movement, on a long enough timeline.
If DeSantis IS ‘our guy,’ he’s embarked upon a mission to expose Con Inc. influencers and fake MAGA ‘allies,’ leading them like lemmings off a cliff while sucking up Deep State funding along the way en route to coaxing the Media Industrial Complex itself into the tacit admission to its sheepified audience that the only candidate who could ostensibly stand up to Trumpism is one either earnestly endorsing that very philosophy or else wearing it as a sociopolitical skin suit.
Even if Ron DeSantis only uses America First rhetoric in the place of wholehearted and private belief in its core tenets, that’s a cultural genie that can’t go back in the bottle, and any endorsers of him—either directly or as necessary opposition to Trump—are being caught up in a paradox that pushes our core philosophies unerringly forward in the American zeitgeist.
More practically, the fact that this Deployment was actioned with the direct participation in another difficult-to-read figure, Elon Musk, a man who was the largest private contractor under Donald Trump’s Department of Defense, charged with implementation and improvement of military satellite communications architecture, and who now controls the largest information dissemination (and obfuscation) platform in the world can also map onto the ‘our guy’ paradigm.
If DeSantis is NOT ‘our guy,’ all of the above still stands, up to and including the participation of Musk, who could not have botched what was meant to be a resounding, culturally impactful ‘kickoff’ to a campaign that resembled a wet fart more than the ringing of a bright, silver America First horn on the horizon. In fact, the only thing we ‘lose’ in the Deep State DeSantis paradigm is the tantalizing potential for an eventual public ‘turn’ on the fake MAGA crowd and the wholehearted endorsement of Trump far enough down the election cycle tracks that the Trump Train can’t be slowed, never mind stopped.
However, what maps onto the most firm and unifying Constellation and ‘Paradox’ that makes up the core of this piece—and the core of my belief regarding DeSantis’ willing or unwitting role in the election of Donald Trump in 2024—is Trump’s open, obvious and repeated baiting of this very deployment stretching all the way back to the Midterm election cycle of 2022.
This observation is the core ‘Actual’ antidote to charges of goalpost-moving and ‘hopium’ those of us who take Trump’s mastery of Narrative Warfare far more literally than others endure. (These days, I welcome it.) Within this framing, DeSantis sucking up whatever oxygen Trump himself does not in the Media landscape is in keeping with Trump’s desire in the current chapter of the War of Stories, and if timing factors in, here, Musk being involved in the Deployment runs in congruence with the ‘Narrative Pincer’ theory I’ve also advanced regarding the two in the recent past.
As you can see, Ron DeSantis IS a Trojan Horse no matter which way you map it … whether he’s been set up to infiltrate and subvert MAGA, or to suck up all the Establishment oxygen in the room en route to their continued Death Spiral while Trump commentates from the sidelines. Rather than casting an Establishment, Deep State Legacy Marxist as the heel (ie: villain,) Trump has cast another seeming representative of the MAGA movement, effectively neutering the DNC long before the 2024 election cycle swings into full motion.
This puts the Media Industrial Complex in a Narrative Pickle. Do they defend DeSantis, and thus, MAGA rhetoric, or do they attack both, further driving away the few reachables who still happen across their airwaves?
And make no mistake, this engineered and pre-seeded Narrative Whiplash against the Media Industrial Complex is by design, as Donald Trump has always singled out the Fifth Estate as one of the most subversive and damaging enemies of the American people.
There’s no hyperbole in that. It’s a fact, as the Potential in the War of Stories has a way of running society on Hegelian lines to the very real and very damaging Solution phase concocted by the powers that would be.
From Russia Collusion to Foreign Interference to Quid Pro Quo to Financial Corruption and even Sexual Scandal and Deviancy, it has always been my belief that the weaponized storylines deployed against the First Trump Administration were baited by Trump himself, so that the ensuing—and just beginning—boomerangs and Whiplash era would have grooves already well-worn into the Collective Mind for the Truth Bombs regarding each narrative, all of which just so happen to have very real and likely provable implications for the current ‘Administration’ and its Establishment cohorts.
And the Establishment most affected by this ongoing Crisis Cascade and Convergence is the very Media that threw those boomerangs out in the first place, and who appears poised to lap up another in a long line of Trump Traps designed to further mire them in the Cognitive Quicksand that results in tangling with ‘The Master’ on his own turf.
That said, while I believe the second Trump Term—yes, I am one of those who subscribe to the notion that the ‘Biden Admin’ is more akin to a Shadow Trump Admin, as I believe Devolution is in effect—has seen the continued exposure of the terrestrial System of Systems, from the Financial to the Clandestine to the Narrative, I believe Trump himself has fixed his sights firmly on the most powerful and subversive enemy yet remaining that has burrowed into MAGA like a June tick.
I am referring to the Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing represented by Con Inc. and the fake MAGA crowd, who just so happen to be the loudest and proudest DeSantis DeSimps on either side of the Mississippi.
This was the conviction I wrote about in November of 2022 in the piece, ‘The Wolves Among Us,’ in which I asserted that Trump had appeared weak when he was stronger than ever, weathering the most direct and impassioned (and false) storm of dooming and MAGA fear-mongering we’ve yet endured en route to retaking the MAGA zeitgeist within a week.
While there is widespread belief in this community that the 2022 Midterms were damaging to our side because we didn’t take the Senate, my counter, asserted at the time, was that, if we’re in the midst of the biggest Disclosure and Exposure Op of all time (up to and including the Biden Admin,) exposing everything from corruption in the DOJ to the Executive branch and yes, to Congress, that taking the House WOULD and HAS paved the way for these 2023 Congressional Committees, while the Biden Admin and anti-MAGA Establishment of the U.S. Senate continue to take the blame for the ongoing Crisis Cascade represented by the U.S. financial situation, foreign policy (Ukraine-Russia, which we’ll explore in our next feature, and China-Taiwan,) and so many more necessary—and accelerating—exposures.
Under this framework or reading of the current Congressional makeup—actualized by the 2022 Midterm ‘failure,’—America First and MAGA Committees get evidence on the record, are afforded the opportunity to be seen as the voice of the people in the Mind War, while the necessary scrutiny on our flawed election systems ramps up exponentially heading toward whatever happens with the DNC and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., not to mention Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump on the eve of 2024, and all while Kari Lake continues to battle in the background.
On the eve of said Midterms, Trump was seen as low energy and reactive when he ‘prematurely’ announced his run for 2024, and it wasn’t the usual suspects who pounced; it was Con Inc.
That was followed days later by the MAL address at Mar-a-Lago itself, which was directly followed by the Musk Twitter Deployment, in which the very activation—not actualization—of the idea of Trump returning to Twitter in the future became a Cultural Event that signaled to all, but most especially to Con Inc. just how much power Donald Trump and Trumpism (NOT REPUBLICANISM) actually held in the Collective Mind of American Society.
Con Inc. saw this—as did the more legacy Deep State in the traditional Media Industrial Complex—and withdrew back into their shells, their cries for a DeSantis takeover of the MAGA movement quelled temporarily, until Trump started baiting that very thing with shots, jabs and DeSantis deployments of his own.
As we see time and time again with the pattern recognition, setting and punishing skills of the great counter strikers in the world, Trump knew they would either take the bait, or the rope would run out, and the DeSantis Deployment would ‘go hot,’ forcing Con Inc. to take a side AGAINST Trump and Trumpism publicly, which is EXACTLY what Donald Trump wants.
And all of this has occurred MIDWAY THROUGH 2023 … long before this Deployment would have been most damaging to MAGA and America First on an actual basis.
This Deployment, either baited or covertly seeded by Donald Trump, Patriots and DeSantis himself, will also afford Trump the opportunity to identify rats from his previous Administration and influential ‘support base,’ smoking them out for the MAGA world—the American world—to see, clear as day.
After all, a clean house is very important. And that truism turns in more ways than we can likely map in one sitting.
Hey, even CNN knows exactly who Donald Trump is, at heart. More importantly, they know how he feels about those who undermine and betray him.
Publicly, Ron DeSantis is seen as a populist as he takes a very public, very manicured stand against wokeism in the form of the Disney empire, which, while important and a Net Positive from a Narrative standpoint, is rather low-hanging fruit. In fact, this stance on wokeism is basically DeSantis’ entire platform, something he gives far more oxygen to than trivial matters such as election fraud and fortification, political funding, the RINO Establishment and national sovereignty, which reeks of Deep State Globalist shielding by omission.
A certain anonymous letter once told us that Disney was a distraction, which is also worth keeping in mind even as we continue to track the fallout of the fall of the biggest entertainment conglomerate in the world over the course of the rest of the year.
From Q Drop #144:
Trump, on the other hand has been focusing his own Narrative Deployments—when he isn’t baiting and antagonizing the DeSimps—by directing the public mind onto the exposure of the DOJ, the Weaponization of Government (also happens to be the name of a series of Congressional hearings, at present,) RINO Establishment funding, money laundering and quid pro quo, all while leaving the woke empire to devour itself in the self-immolating Ouroboros pattern that is its destiny, self-defining and self-defeating.
None of these observations qualify as hopium, except to the particularly dull-minded, close-minded or arrogant. Those who mistake negative, cynical, defeatist takes with mature, clear-minded and erudite ones.
These patterns, deployments and the Net Effects of them are observable, patterned and predictable, which is why they have been predicted by many of us in this community, and why they will continue to be, until such a time as we have taken enough ground in the Collective Mind for patriots in the Sovereign Alliance to take back the public levers of power, or until we do it for them through peaceful, legal and highly public means.
Donald Trump baited the DeSantis Deployment just like he baited the Joe Biden Presidential run in 2020, and as we’ve had great fun exploring in the ongoing Layer Cake Series, no matter who controls the Biden Administration on an Actual level, the very fact that we can attack that question from opposite—you might even say, paradoxical—foundations is itself one of the biggest white pills walking. After all, if an ongoing ‘Deep State Deployment’ has the Net Effect of accelerating the Great Awakening, does it ultimately matter whether patriot control is overt or covert?
Of course not.
And therein lies the beauty of Game Theory.
I believe that sober observation of the Game Board in light of the DeSantis Deployment and many others in the Info War map onto the framing of Donald Trump and his patriots as the Infinite Players. Trump does not need DeSantis to lose to him on the public stage in order to solidify his already ironclad—and well-earned—grip on the America First movement, but he’s happy to oblige, as it’s one less arrow in the enemy’s Finite quiver.
Trump doesn’t need to play the game at all, because Trump, Trumpism and America First IS the game. It’s the beginning, middle and endpoint of our movement. It is self-defining and self-affirming, and it can only drag us unerringly forward as long as we hold to its tenets, which make up our sovereign minds and spirits, and which called us into this movement in the first place.
Sovereignty. Truth. Justice.
These tenets. These foundational pillars are anathema to everything the enemy stands for. And that is why the America First mindset can only be aped for so long.
Imitation is self -immolating. Mockery and subversion are like cynical flames that turn back in on themselves once they’ve run out of falsity to consume and reactions to use as tinder. Fire can only destroy, not build. And if the Deep State is fire, the Sovereign Alliance and uprising—Cliff High’s Self-Organizing Collective—is water. Movable, but strong. Formless, yet infinite in the forms it is able to take. Flexible, but direct. Unpredictable and eternal.
And the beauty of sovereignty, and of sovereigns, is that, while fire burns out, freedom, like water, always finds its own level in the end. It settles.
Which element wants to meet the other less?
And therein lies the most incredible and encouraging aspect of this paradox that is not a paradox … this contradiction that is only one from the perspective of the schizophrenic Deep State Establishment.
You see, the enemy has largely given up the ghost on trying to trick us into a desire for collectivism.
This demonstrates two tantalizing representations of how far they have fallen in the Collective Mind, and conversely, how high we have climbed:
First, the Left, cultural and political, has been rendered so toxic in the era of Trumpism, MAGA and the rise of America First that it is anathema to success on the political stage when it comes to the mandate of the American people, election fraud notwithstanding,
Second, [their] defeatism suggests the knowledge that their only chance appears to be to either prop up a SEEMING America First candidate and hope he is more malleable and vulnerable than the last one (a ‘pick your poison’ proposition for the Establishment, for a change,) or to prop up someone they believe to be a FALSE MAGA candidate who will ultimately march to the beat of their collectivist drum and make good on their financial backing of him.
What EITHER scenario demonstrates is the tacit admission by the powers that would be that collectivism as an ideology is dead in the American Mind, and that the only way to continue to lord over us is to switch from attempts at open domination and demoralization to false endorsement of our value systems in the Potential/Narrative, while undercutting them in the Actual.
The thing is, that’s about as Finite as Finite Games get, and the Finite Player never wins.
[They] were pushed this far because America First and Trumpism has not ceded cultural ground, but taken it … permanently.
No matter which side of the Kayfabe Coin you find yourself falling on right now, or in the weeks and months ahead as this theater—this Narrative—ramps up and intensifies, know that either paradigm signals that the Establishment KNOWS America First is the desired future of the heart of the people of the United States. That sovereignty is our challenge and our charge, our future and our fate.
As I said in a recent piece, “I am not fascinated with paradoxes because they’re inherently contradictory, but rather because I believe a paradox—a perfect paradox—is one that reveals rather than obfuscates. A perfect paradox is like a penrose stair, to me, one whose very illusion makes up its reality. What [they] have used to obfuscate, to confuse and to misdirect for decades—perhaps for centuries—is a concept, a power that we can use to reveal, to trap and ultimately, to free.”
The Deep State is now pushing an intra-MAGA ‘Split’ as their key vector of obfuscation and distortion. The Deep State is pushing sovereignty, which is itself anathema to illusions or representations of it. If sovereignty is self-defined and self-affirming, then attempts to dress up in it cannot but crumble when coming up against the Net Effects of underlying and observable deployments by those purporting to embrace it. In pushing even the illusion of sovereignty, the Deep State has given up the game, and told us its ending.
And you know who knows all of this far better than I could ever write it? Donald Trump, which should put a big, fat, Trumpian grin on your face as you consider the way this is all likely to play out.
In the end, one of Trump’s most obvious and simple assertions stands tallest when attempting to rise above the engineered noise of the DeSantis Deployment: DeSantis entering a bid for 2024 AFTER Trump can ONLY be seen as an attack on the America First movement. The move is antagonistic to the idea of America First unity by definition.
Which lends even more context to Trump’s ‘premature’ announcement for his own candidacy, doesn’t it?
In doing so, he undercut the Globalist ‘Split’ Deployment, then baited the serpent after it had already been defanged. In a move reminiscent of Jack Ryan, and as he has in so many theaters in this war it’s dizzying to consider, Donald Trump moved into the path of the torpedo before it could arm itself.
And the Deep State doesn’t have too many torpedoes left.
No matter what happens with the DeSantis campaign, election fraud, the GOP Establishment and Con Inc.—and believe you me, PLENTY will be happening regarding each—this Deployment marks the end of the Democratic Party as we know it, as their own convention is being subverted by the legacy of John and Robert F. Kennedy, while the two candidates whose duel will grab the most headlines over the course of the next year are MAGA-branded, even if one is only a false idol dressed in its colors.
Ultimately, the Media Industrial Complex deployed the DeSantis card WAY too early into the 2024 election cycle; that is, they deployed it BEFORE the 2024 election cycle.
Because Donald Trump baited them into it by appearing 'weak' on the eve of the Midterms, and by announcing his own run for 2024 in a move that seemed 'premature' to the Establishment.
As I commented recently, the best counter strikers end up conditioning their opponents until they appear to be moving, fighting and defending in accordance with the counter striker’s will … as if they dance on marionette strings.
So I ask you, as we round into closing, who appears to be on strings to you?
Mark my words: The Ron DeSantis Deployment, whether DeSantis is ‘in on it’ or not, will spell the death of Con Inc., the most powerful and subversive Narrative Enemy still remaining within the MAGA and America First movements.
These are the same Wolves in Sheep's clothing that showed you who they were during COVID, and in earnest during the 2022 Midterm Cycle.
They're about to choose a side, publicly, and tell EVERYONE who they are, once and for all.
Just like Donald Trump wanted them to.
They fell into the Trump quicksand.
In the end, it very well could be that Ron DeSantis is marching to the beat of the MAGA drum consciously, helping to prep the psychological and political battlefield, or it could be that he’s doing so absent his conscious will.
In either event, Ron DeSantis will help usher Donald Trump into his second (public) Administration with even more momentum and dominance in the sociopolitical and cultural zeitgeist than the last time around.
If he’s one of ours, he’ll destroy them. If he’s one of theirs … he’ll destroy them.
DeSantis, like all of us, contains multitudes. Perhaps, like all of us, he contradicts himself, albeit in a manner more in keeping with the Fifth-Generation Warfare we track.
And for that, I have a feeling that, at the end of his particular part in this War of Stories, he’ll deserve our thanks … whether he wants them or not.
In the end, Ron DeSantis isn’t the Establishment’s secret weapon. He’s their white flag.
So, the question that should be posed isn’t, ‘Who is Ron DeSantis?’ after all. But rather, ‘Who does Donald Trump want Ron DeSantis to be?’
Grab your popcorn. The show’s just getting started.
And you’re going to like how this movie ends.
Until next time, stay Positive, stay Based and most importantly … stay Bright.
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