Turkey's Erdogan Will Run Country Singlehandedly, "Dissenters Will Be Fired": Top Advisor

In the aftermath of the recent presidential election which granted Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan executive powers, it appears the president wasted no time to make himself into a dictator.

Speaking to Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper, Mehmet Uçum, one of Erdogan's chief advisers, Erdogan "will decide on how to run the country singlehandedly under the country’s new system of government, and any personnel who do not fit in will be immediately replaced." He added that the new system would make it possible for issues that had been held up under the old parliamentary system to be resolved in the space of hours through Erdogan’s direct intervention.

Mehmet Uçum

In other words, Turkey is no longer a democracy, with no checks and balances, and Erdogan will henceforth rule with executive decree.

In a curious admission, Ucum said that the new system that would make this possible will likely raise the hackles of the opposition, however, "as it places full responsibility for the country’s administration on Erdogan’s shoulders."

The president’s adviser outlined the workings of a system in which political boards and institutions would serve in only an advisory capacity, passing their analyses up to the president for consideration, however ultimately with no say in the decisionmaking process.

"To whom will all of these (dossiers) be sent? To the president. Who will receive the drafts prepared by political boards? The president. Why does the president need to make the decisions on his own? Because under the new system, the president is the person who holds political responsibility."

It gets better: the advisor "explained that another advantage of amassing so much authority under the president is that "it reduces the danger of conflicts within government because it simply removes room for dissent."

“If any kind of discord does arise, then this won’t turn into a systemic problem, but one of implementation. What does this mean? The sources of discord can be removed overnight, and replaced with people who can do the job properly,” Uçum said.

While Ucum was effusive that the system would become an “inspiration” to other countries, other observers were less enthusiastic. Duke University professor Timur Karan tweeted that such a system “assumes the president is omniscient.”

It also assumes that the market will give Erdogan free reign to plunder and embezzle government funds and assets as he has frequently been accused of doing (with the accusers usually ending up promptly in prison). However, while Erdogan now has unlimited time and funds to reincarnate some bizarre modern-day version of the Ottoman empire, the market may be less patient: already the lira has plunged to record lows while inflation is soaring and capital is fleeing the nation while the nation's misery index recently hit an all time high of 25%.

source: Holger Zschaepitz

Turkey is also tied for 5th spot with Greece in Bloomberg's index of the world's most miserable economies, up from 7th place in 2017.

How much longer Erdogan can preserve his executive power will depend on the economy, which means that just like in Venezuela, we expect that in the very near future, the government will simply halt the publication of any government economic data as the country sinks into 3rd world oblivion.

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Offthebeach D Nyle Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:41 Permalink

EU has no idea of the butt raping its tribute.

EU: "Mohammed, last year you said you needed 5,000Euros per refugee, but...but...now it is 10,000Euros"

Mohammed: " Yes, my friend, very true, but as the numbers of these poor people grow, it gets harder to deal with them..You understand."

EU ( looking at Mohammeds feet ) " Well, yes, I suppose, but the number of people has also doub..."

Mohammed: "...yes, yes, very sad.  Many mothers with babies too.."

EU ; " But, we protest..."

Mohammed: "...I'll have to release tomorrow, at the border, 3 million.."

EU:  " So you are firm, that the number is 10kEuro per refugee?

Mohammed : " My friend, we are friends, friendly peoples!  Yes! Of course!  All is settled.  Until the fall.  August, maybe....

 

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LiteBeeer Looney Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:21 Permalink

Bible prophecy unfolds. Final moves before Armageddon commences.

Israel was crowned with Jerusalem on it's biblical 70th birthday. Couple months later... Turkey, the heir of Ottoman, is loaded and set:

A week ago the President of Turkey was elected and became the most powerful leader with unlimited ruling powers no any other country leader can dream of having. New Ottoman started after a short episode which was Ataturk's secular Republic.

Revelation 17:10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.

7 heads (Empires who ruled over Jerusalem) of the beast from the sea have come and gone since the flood 4366 years ago. It was Romans ruling (the 5th head) when this scripture was revealed.

Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greek, Romans, Ottomans.

He must continue a short space. The short space was Ataturk's secular Republic.

Revelation 17:11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.

The 7th (islamic Ottoman) is continuing as the 8th (islamic Turkey).

The beast who seemingly received a deadly head wound (Caliphate abolished) has started continuing. Moon and star representing Nimrod's wife Astheroth and Tammuz.

Daniel 12:11-12  "From the time that the daily sacrifice is abolished and the abomination that causes desolation is set up, there will be 1,290 days. Blessed is the one who waits for and reaches the end of the 1,335 days."

Mohammad's death in June 8th 632 AD until year 1922 when Ottoman ended was exactly 1290 years. Mohammad's death until 6-day-war in 7th June 1967 where Jerusalem was reclaimed from islamic occupation makes 1335 years, to the exact day (8th June v.s. 7th June). This is a perfect match for Daniel 12:11-12 prophecy.

The last head of the beast which ruled over Jerusalem after the flood was slain in 1922, Israel established 1948, Jerusalem taken 1967 and at it's 70th year, it was placed as it's head stone in 2018. Two months after that, new Turkey with a super powers wielding President is established. He is the de facto islamic leader whom all Muslims love. Ataturk's Turkey is history: † 1923-2018. So many coincidences? Remember, it was Turkey complaining to UN regarding Jerusalem.

God's king player Israel and the Adversary's king player are locked and loaded on this grand chess game. The Bible foretold the end from the beginning. May Jesus forgive our sins. End times are here.

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Cloud9.5 two hoots Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:50 Permalink

False prophets abound.  The gullible are sucked in by them.  They are the devil’s pawns and are very successful in driving away the weak minded.  A lot of people got swept up in the Millerite Movement.  They impoverished themselves and went up to the hill tops to be beamed up.  When morning came and they were still there, many lost their faith.

Here is the deal.  Prepare for the worst.  Forget about being raputured and keep the faith.

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Billy the Poet LiteBeeer Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:21 Permalink

Revelation 3:9 King James Version (KJV)

Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Revelation+3%3A9&version=K…

 

 

 

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shovelhead el buitre Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:57 Permalink

Read some history. Historically, everything they touched turned to shit, and any 'successes' they had was mostly accidental.

Not to mention the trails of dead bodies of agents who trusted them and billions of dollars wasted.

The CIA you're seeing today unfortunately IS the real CIA. A bunch of stumbling petty politically appointed morons serving their master employers whims.

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Gaius Frakkin'… shovelhead Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:34 Permalink

The difference is the blowback timeframe.

Before, blowback took years to manifest so they could manage it, jumping from one crisis to the next.

Today blowback happens almost immediately within days or even hours. It creates nothing but more chaos.

It could be just the nature of the digital world we live in, but I argue they were smarter before, operating with better foresight.

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Superlat Gaius Frakkin'… Sat, 07/21/2018 - 19:14 Permalink

Modern communication these days makes it very hard to sell a fairy story like used to be done. It's all about actual power and number of troops. Plus Erdogan let the coup happen so he could expose his greatest adversaries. He's not a stupid strategist. That said, the more Islamic Turkey gets, the more trouble the West is in. Instead of wasting time in Syria, the yids at the CIA and Mossad should've made sure they got the Turkish coup done RIGHT! Losing Turkey is no joke, although Erdogan is a weird mix of secular and religious. He's not a straight up Ayatollah, but the people who follow or depose him could be.

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MoreFreedom Looney Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:36 Permalink

I agree with you this time Looney.  We don't need to do anything and Erdogan will run the country into the ground, and he'll have no one to blame but himself = provided we don't give him any excuse to blame foreign meddlers.  But he'll still try it, likely blaming his problems on Israel (who should stay out of Turkey as well). 

No person can run an economy, because they don't have enough information to do so.  The only thing they can do is steal from the people.  Only free markets make a country prosperous, and Erdogan won't have that.  You can't have freedom and the prosperity that comes with it, unless you are first willing to give freedom to others.  And Erdogan, like most Muslims, aren't willing.

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Omen IV Looney Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:19 Permalink

"meddling" is easier with democracies - called manipulation -  with Soros / CIA - NGO's and paid Gulen infiltrators

The idea of democracy sounds good but the countries suffer as the Washington DC organized crime unit wants something  - Incirlik / Crimea / Venezuelan Oil / Iran Oil

 

all protests should be considered fake until motives are established

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Scipio Africanuz An Shrubbery Sat, 07/21/2018 - 13:29 Permalink

In all epochs in history, whenever a people become corrupt, hedonistic, and sensuous, a reformer, is birthed amongst them, to crack their heads against the stones of civic responsibility. Erdogan is responsible to the people of Turkey, if he fails in his duties, they'll deal with him, if he succeeds, they'll lionize him!

It's about risk and responsibilities. If he feels he's up to it, without going off the deep end of tyranny, good for him, if he adopts tyranny, I'd like to remind him of Benito Mussolini...

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Element loveyajimbo Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:37 Permalink

As I remember Sadam was a bit of a military dictator too.

Before Erdogan was elected lots of people warned that he was really a closet Islamic fundamentalist, who would purge the military, eliminate secular Turkey, stage a coup, and set himself up as a dictator. And that's precisely what he's done.

 

The other part of the warning at the time was that Erdogan would try to reconstitute a Turkish Islamic Caliphate, Turkish Empire v2.0. But you'd probably need Syria destroyed for that to have any chance of coming off.

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two hoots Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:00 Permalink

Our world is changing before our eyes, a New World Disorder.  There is no longer a superior force that can influence and change world events.  There are more than a handful of powerful nations that want to chart their own course and have the might, resources or foolish courage to do so, opinions be damned.  If they don’t drive their own destiny, another will, they know it.   It is only the beginning of a long dangerous road to the redistribution of power, control, isolation and influence by force.   It’s happening with governments, corporations and the extremely wealthy, everything  is up for grabs, life as we don't know it, is coming.

bigkahuna Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:08 Permalink

Well, this is what happens when you disarm the people. The .gov over there is shooting fish in a barrel - thus they can do whatever they want. I am surprised it has taken this long for dirtbag to declare himself dictator.

***Turkey is restrictive in terms of gun control statutes. Automatic and semi-automatic firearms are "prohibited for civilian possession (with no or limited exceptions)", and for any application, "an applicant may be asked to produce a medical certificate confirming he or she is capable of handling firearms and that he or she has no psychological – or physical – impediments". Background checks are mandatory, and a "genuine reason" is required for issue of licenses.

Civilians must additionally apply through the police for a handgun carry permit or a rifle carry license (the latter also requiring a hunting license). They must have a special reason prior to application, and the carry licenses are expensive. Special professions like police officers, military personnel, judges, public prosecutors, and senior politicians have their own life-time license from the government, and can apply for free licenses for handgun and rifle carry.

Dr. Black Fluster-Cuck Sat, 07/21/2018 - 11:41 Permalink

Yes, unfortunately we are seeing in Europe and the USA how our civil liberties that once existed under democratic rule of law are being dissolved under mutant run amok Cartel Capitalism.  Left vs Right is just a bread and circus act designed to confuse and obfuscate so the people remain divided.  Otherwise we might organize and fight back.  Elites will not allow that at any cost.    

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