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Friday, August 07, 2009

Why We're on the Brink of a Fascist America

"We're inches from a fascist revolution in the United States. To fight it, the next steps are crucial.

All through the dark years of the Bush Administration, progressives watched in horror as Constitutional protections vanished, nativist rhetoric ratcheted up, hate speech turned into intimidation and violence, and the president of the United States seized for himself powers only demanded by history's worst dictators. With each new outrage, the small handful of us who'd made ourselves experts on right-wing culture and politics would hear once again from worried readers: Is this it? Have we finally become a fascist state? Are we there yet? ......."

(article by Sara Robinson, Campaign for America's Future)

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