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Posts Tagged ‘neofascism’

March 10th, 2017 - 10:35 am § in Misc.

On Fascism

Fascism is no more “bad” than atomic bombs, prostitutes, or slavery. The badness lies in what happens when you buy one.[...]

March 3rd, 2017 - 7:10 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Americans May Need Visas to Travel to Europe

Want To Visit Europe Next Summer? The European Parliament has passed a non-binding resolution calling on Brussels to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe unless Washington adheres to a visa reciprocity policy and stops discriminating against eastern EU citizens. The resolution, [...]

March 2nd, 2017 - 12:57 am § in Donald Trump

AMERICA FIRST: Dr. Seuss 1941

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dr. SEUSS[...]

February 25th, 2017 - 12:49 am § in Misc.

Excerpts From “The Weimar Republic 1919-1933”

“Yet despite such signals, the surge in support for the Nazi Party in the elections of September, 1930, came as an enormous shock to large numbers of Germans.” “As Feuchtwanger has noted, ‘the Nazi breakthrough was not only sensational, it finally destroyed a party system’ whic[...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 1:12 am § in America

Weimar Republic: “The Democrat Party ….. undermined the prorepublic centre ‘from within'”

“Another political weakness in the Weimar Republic which historians have highlighted is the decline of German liberalism. Indeed, Peukart has singled out the decline of bourgeois liberalism and specifically of the Democrat Party and of the German People’s Party as the ‘decisive event’ of[...]

February 18th, 2017 - 1:01 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Is McCain Ready to Show HIS Profile in Courage?

John McCain was once a major reaosn I did not call myself a Democrat. Then this hero chose Sarah Pain as his candidate for Vice President. Now, without mentioning Trump’s name once, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., showed his disdain for President Donald Trump. McCain  at the Munich Security Conference[...]

February 17th, 2017 - 10:31 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

TRUMP Considers Creating Internal National Army

Why is this scary? Trump administration weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups  SEATTLETIMES.COM Remember the Founding Fathers?  One of them, Thomas Jefferson, insisted that the nascent state NOT have an internal standing army.  Hamilton opposed this and convinced John Adams that we[...]

February 14th, 2017 - 9:33 am § in Misc.

Be Afraid Of The FPS

(CNN)A US citizen and NASA engineer returning from a trip abroad says he was held at the border by US Customs officers who demanded that he unlock his phone. Sidd Bikkannavar said in a post on social media that US Customs and Border Protection officers wanted his cell phone — and password R[...]

February 10th, 2017 - 10:00 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Why Andy Jackson’s Portrait Tells Us What Donald May Do

UNDERMINING THE CONSTITUTION After the 9th District decision to stand behind Seattle judge James Robart, the Donald has two choices : “There is no precedent to support this claimed unreviewability, which runs contrary to the fundamental structure of our constitutional democracy,” the court said [...]

February 10th, 2017 - 5:18 am § in Donald Trump, Misc., Repugnants

Is fascism taking root in the US?

Historians have been divided over whether to describe Trumpism as fascism. Excerpted text from essay by Rachel Shabi  author of Not the Enemy: Israel’s Jews from Arab Lands. Reaching for the term “fascist” isn’t about applying the ultimate insult, so much as preparing for t[...]