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New Study Quantifies U.S. Fascism Nearly Half of All Retired Congress Members Become Lobbyists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, fascism, lobbyists, corporate America, Congress, sold out )

Dandelion
- 96 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
In the 1990s, corporate America became particularly skilled at bending the will of the state away from actually representing the people and towards their own nuanced positions through the use of lobbyists. Otherwise known as fascism or corporatism.
PETITION - Say NO to Fascism in America!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascism, muslims, tourists, politics, society, Donald Trump, democracy, republicans, congress, terrorism, freedoms, fundamental rights )

Sabine
- 145 days ago - secure.pfaw.org
Donald Trump is now calling for a complete and total ban of ALL Muslims entering the U.S. ... including tourists, Muslim Americans who have been traveling abroad, and even deployed Muslim U.S. soldiers.
Hold NSA Accountable for Illegal Data Collection | ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: surveillance, spying, snooping, Patriot Act, cell phone data, invasion of privacy, government illegal actions, NSA, National Security, Police State, Fascism, Free Speech, Freedom, Tyranny, data collection )

BMutiny
- 358 days ago - forcechange.com
The NSA's invasive collection of massive amounts of cell phone data has just been ruled illegal and those responsible for the program must be held accountable. A simple slap on the wrist or demotion will not suffice to right wrongs by zealous snoopers.
Poverty Denialism in a Culture of Cruelty: Bashing the Poor as Right-Wing Amusement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fascism, Fox, republicans, abuse, americans, corruption, congress, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, elections, lies, media, propaganda )

Jason
- 546 days ago - dailykos.com
America's culture of cruelty has long been fed by this kind of thinking: namely, the belief that the poor and unemployed really aren't suffering that badly.
Koch Brothers' Top Political Strategist: The Minimum Wage Leads to Fascism!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Koch brothers, libertarian, economy, ethics, minimum wage, fascism, politics, propaganda, republicans, economic regulations, collectivisation )

Lynn
- 602 days ago - alternet.org
...how the Koch brothers plan to turn the American electorate away from "collectivization" and toward "liberty" by persuading a critical mass of voters to repeal most of the economic regulations of the 20th and 21st centuries.
The Ghost of Authoritarianism .... Presented By Members of the US Congress for Halloween
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascism, authoriitarianism, fascism, Nazi, americans, congress, corruption, freedoms, government, military, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Fiona
- 930 days ago - truth-out.org
In the aftermath of the reign of Nazi terror in the 1940s, the philosopher Theodor Adorno wrote: National Socialism lives on
The New Left Fascists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fascism, Suppression of Speech, political thuggery, Mona Eltahawy, Thuggery, marginalizing opponents, heckler's veto, shutting down debate, hypocrisy, first amendment, civil society, discourse, marketplace of ideas, open debate )

Paula
- 1308 days ago - pjmedia.com
The mainstream media applauds the unapologetic criminality of journalist Mona Eltahawy, arrested for vandalizing Pamela Geller's pro-Israel ads in the New York subway.
The End of America.....Full Documentary   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The End of America, Naomi Wolfe, Annie Sundberg, Ricki Stern, Patriot Act, liberty, loss of rights, fascism )

Dandelion
- 1481 days ago - youtube.com
The End of America details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It gives the viewer a history and and constitutional refresher. It puts the recent gradual loss of civil liberties in the U.S. in a historical context. Your key, view.
Obama's Treason Caught On Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, president-obama, economy, jobs, unemployment, interesting, news, dictatorship, Campaign-2012, Election-2012, business, fascism, socialism, society, rights, ethics )

PinkMindy
- 1546 days ago - fightingforliberty.ning.com
Calls for a dictatorship to be set-up inside America! Hardcore Progressives and Democrats cheer Obama on, so please watch this shocking video, note this Care2 article for better public coverage and then help share it across the Internet as we are doing!!
Speaking for WikiLeaks Gets You Targeted; Jacob's Life Will Never Be the Same
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: wikileaks, government, military, Bradley Manning, security abuse, fascism )

Norm
- 1848 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"You don't look like you're going to do so well in prison," Appelbaum says a US Army interrogator taunted him during his first detainment, implying that he would soon meet a similar fate.
TAKE ACTION - Protect Democracy: Fight The Govenments Proposed Internet 'Kill Switch'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ill switch, corruption, Protectininternet, S.3480 Cyberspace as a National Asset A, Change proposd Bill and close Lopholes, Joe Lieberman, Fascism, USA, politics )

Kenny
- 1914 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
PETITION TO U.S. SENATE: It's shocking that our government would consider sinking to the level of totalitarian regimes like Egypt's. The Internet 'Kill Switch' is an affront to basic democratic principles, the First Amendment...
Is the US on the Brink of Fascism?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascism, awareness, corporate-owned_media )

Carole
- 2458 days ago - truthout.org
What Is Fascism? The word has been bandied about by so many people so wrongly for so long that, as Paxton points out, "Everybody is somebody else's fascist." Given that, I always like to start these conversations . . .
"Presidential Post-Acquittal Detention Power"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, bush, us, government, enemy, combatants, habeus, corpus, human, rights, abuse, tryanny, constitution, civil, liberties, fascism, corruption, war, freedoms, society, culture )

Tom
- 2490 days ago - dailykos.com
The Obama Defense Department Counsel says that the president has the power to detain someone even after they have been tried and acquitted. Meaning they're pushing the Bush policy that says the president can lock up anyone indefinitely for any reason.
Shutting Up the Women at the RNC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascism, "damage control", media, freedoms, dishonesty, abuse, opression )

Clever
- 2795 days ago - daylife.com
In this Reuters photo a 'law enforcement' officer clasps his hand over the mouth of a protestor from Code Pink while Sarah Palin is trying to read her lines from the tele-prompter. Hush up, girl! Don't you know Sarah is a feminist? Don't want to hear you.
 

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