The Great Political Standoff

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The encryption lock on transmissions from the Earth planet has been temporarily lifted by order of the Central Council on the Home Planet. No explanation why the encryption lock has been lifted has been forthcoming nor has any clarity been offered about whether the encryption lock will be reinstated. At present, all transmissions are again open and available to the Earth humans at their discretion. Herewith, we continue our practice of periodically reporting back to the Home planet, chronicling our infiltration of the Earth Planet. – End of Alert.

Greetings Earth humans. We are again opening our primary broadcast channel to report back to the Home Planet to update the Central Council and our fellow citizens. Since our channel has not been open for many sun cycles, we believe it may be informative if we summarize the period of transmission encryption for the benefit of our Earth human listeners. Of course, our Home Planet has been regularly updated but there is a significant gap for you Earth humans who have been locked out. Thus, we summarize.

Our leader in the Capital City continues to work his disruptive magic. We are pleased to report that he has brilliantly subjugated the leadership of his political allies, resulting in a near suspension of normal political protocols and civil discourse. It is a take no prisoners sweep of the federal government in the America pod. The result is an impressive standoff with those who choose to oppose him and his movement toward a total revision of long-standing political and governance principles.

A simplistic take on the actions and direction of our Leader in the Capital City leads many to conclude that his actions and positions are counterproductive with respect to the best interests of the Earth humans in the America pod. This perception is reinforced by the negative and disagreeable reactions of leaders from other Earth pods. Since he is not playing by the long-standing rules of diplomatic behavior and decorum, there is a growing consensus that our Leader in the Capital City is not a team player on the international stage. Our conclusion is that this widening perception is valid. We also conclude that our Leader in the Capital City does not care. He in fact is glorying in his unpopularity and the attendant attention it brings to him and his cause.