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Posts Tagged ‘neofascism’

May 18th, 2017 - 8:40 am § in Donald Trump

American Neofascist Appointed as High Official Over Internal Police Force

There is good reason to be frightened of David Clark. Mr. Clarke will serve under another Trump appointee, the former  Commandant of Guantanamo,  General Kelley. These Trumpers will oversee the US’ first internal security police force.  One of the central tenets of the US Constitution was[...]

May 18th, 2017 - 1:20 am § in The Ave Scene

Big Brother, the Alt Right, Comes to Seattle

Sinclair Broadcast Group has acquired Tribune Media for approximately $3.9 billion, a deal that will bring more than 200 television stations across the country under one owner. For Seattle, this would mean KOMO TV, channel 4,  as well as KCPQ-Fox, channel 13, under one boss … the far right S[...]

May 17th, 2017 - 12:58 am § in Misc.

Is This Germany’s Le Pen?

Alice Weidel’s involvement with Germny’s right wing Alternative for Germany  is hard to explain.   How can a lesbian woman, Fpmer economist at  Goldman Sachs. raising two children together with her partner even bear the existence of a party that disparages gays and lesbians as an R[...]

May 14th, 2017 - 9:24 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson, The Ave Scene

When Neofascists Confer

How many of us remember that WWII in the Pacific began not with Pearl Harbor but with a conflict between the US and China over access to the South China Sea? While Trump twists, tevoes, and tweets, it  looks like that the Philippines is making love with China and jointly carving up the South Chin[...]

May 7th, 2017 - 11:34 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: French reject Trumpism, Elect Macron

  MACRON WINS FRENCH PRESIDENCY BY A LARGE MARGIN Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen 65 percent to 35 percent, with a record number of blank and spoiled ballots.  Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron will be France’s next president.  Government sampling of the vote showed that Emanuel Macron d[...]

May 6th, 2017 - 9:15 am § in Donald Trump

2017 FRENCH ELECTION: 538 predicts that the Trumpette will lose.

Le Pen Is Just A Gargantuan Polling Error Behind Macron Donald Trump’s candidate  for President of France   is an enormous, historic polling error behind the centrist En Marche! candidate Emmanuel Macron.[...]

May 4th, 2017 - 8:14 am § in Misc.

Barack Obama Campaigns For Macron in France

US President Barack Obama sends  a video message supporting Macron for appealing “to people’s hopes and not their fears”. “The French election is very important to the future of France and the values that we care so much about,” Obama said in the message, distributed [...]

April 17th, 2017 - 6:27 am § in Foreign Affairs

France: Moderate vs Communist vs Fascist

With one week to go, the French election pits the two extremes of the 20th century .. a communist and a fascistg ..against a moderate.  gainst all odds.  A communist soars in French election polls With less than two weeks before France’s presidential election, the meteoric and unexpected rise of[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 2:45 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson, Politics

The Putsch: Bannon Removed from Trump’s NSC

 Bannon removed from National Security Council, reversing controversial decision Chief strategist and far right supporter of the Russian based neo fascist movement, Stephen K. Bannon,  has been removed in  part of a sweeping reshuffle that gives greater influence to key military officials who now[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 7:36 am § in Misc.

Turkish Fascism

German Intelligence Chief: Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext’ German intelligence doesn’t buy Turkish President Erdogan’s claims that last year’s coup attempt was backed by the Gülen movement. BND chief Bruno Kahl, 54, speaks with SPIEGEL about Turkey, possible Rus[...]