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Response to stultusporcos (Reply #34)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 12:50 PM

61. When the whole purpose of a "big tent"

 

becomes to grab and hold on to power - in service of and within limits of banks and MIC and big oil and global capitalism - what else to expect? That such power wouldn't not corrupt?

If fascism is the last recluse of capitalism, as is often said, in America it is in some ways still better "hidden" than in Greece, where "liberty or death!" becomes more concrete day by day as fascism comes out open and can be fought against on the streets. When it's more of a matter of definition and degree and endless debates, and it's hard to see through all the complexities and smokescreens, also true progressives and population at large can be easily dragged along to give their vote in support of NDAA etc. In the seeming lack of any "real" alternatives.

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