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Posts Tagged ‘neofascism’

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[...]

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[...]