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Once upon a time there was a grand old party named the Republican Party.  It seemed its holy purpose was to stamp out centrism everywhere, whether it is in Moscow or in Havana or in Peking or in Washington DC.  It lived to create a decentralized world with decentralized people living their own lives in this entirely decentralized world.

And then Donald Trump became a Republican candidate and within a couple of fast years changed everything.  The new Donald Trump GOP has now become the center of a new Republican Party centrism that makes what states want and who their representatives are simply second-place.  It is now Donald Trump’s party and Trump’s American government.  Everyone else in America seems to supposed to become an also-ran in relation to Trump in the winner’s circle

I think this is what it used to be like in ancient Egypt with pharaoh in front of his favorite pyramid.

But a pyramid is not big enough this time.  Trump wants a wall in his name that will be so big that it will be seen from outer space.   Depending on whether or not you are a member of the Trump family, the wall will either be the most beautiful thing ever made on earth of the ugliest thing ever devised by a distorted human mind.

But however the wall is defined aesthetically, it is a wall that in the western hemisphere that will symbolize man’s centralization and hostility to fellow man in the same way the Berlin Wall spelled out Joseph Stalin’s wrath of his fellow human beings in the Eastern Hemisphere.

The Berlin Wall created a terrible if unquantified expense to the world’s human resources.  All wars create a cost in the enmity they generate.  But the Berlin Wall ultimately bankrupted and destroyed the entire old Soviet Union in all of its enmity costs.

You have to wonder that if Joseph Stalin’s Berlin Wall which was 100 miles long could bankrupt the vast Soviet Union, then how much damage would a Donald J. Trump Wall make which will be 2,000 miles long.  And it will face off not only Mexico, but the entire hemisphere of Latin America.

You can only imagine now why Vladimir Putin wanted so much for Trump to be president.  The Donald J. Trump Wall will give surely Putin a chance to establish himself on the other side of the Trump Wall as a protection contractor, just as the Stalin Wall in Berlin enabled NATO to establish itself on the other side of that ghastly structure.

There are reasons why the California legislature is now drawing up plans to with-held its financial support – and its emotional support – for the Donald J. Trump Wall.  In the works now in California is a state plan to withdraw all state employee pension investments that have money in any construction company that contracts to build the Wall.  This plan is advancing for one reason and one reason mainly --- it is a state lifeboat plan to get out of another Trump bankruptcy that this time would not only destroy an Atlantic City, but to possibly bankrupt the United States in the style that the old USSR was bankrupted.

This is because the enmity costs for the Donald J. Trump wall like with the Berlin Wall could easily become metastatic going far beyond the $24 billion projected construction costs of the wall, sans even the staffing and support costs.

At the same time, the new centrist trend in the GOP is in addition to running over the state concerns in this particular situation is dictating to each state such as California who is and who is not to live in that state.

And it is the centrist trend in the new centrist American government embodied by Donald J. Trump that reaches it every state to toss aside state governors and legislators as people who have no vote on what happens to their states.

In the same way, King George III once tried to tell George Washington and Thomas Jefferson that they had no vote on what was to happen to their state of Virginia...  Yeah, but look what happened with George III.

Chris Sharp- Commentary

Chris Sharp is an Educator and a prize-winning professional writer. He has recently published a new book titled How to Like a Human Being . Sharp's latest book is an Amazon Kindle collection of his published short stories, Every Kind of Angel . His commentaries represent his own opinions and not necessarily the views of any organization he may be affiliated with or those of The SCV Beacon.