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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:28 PM
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When Bush says "Freedom" he means Fascism
Online Journal Commentary by Micheal Hasty

January 28, 2005Protected from the American public by legions of imperial storm troopers in a city that appeared to be the very model of a high-tech police state, George W. Bush used the word "freedom" 27 times in his second inaugural address. The word "liberty" appeared 15 times. Under the circumstances, it's worth recalling that "freedom" was also one of Adolph Hitler's favorite themes.

What is even more disturbing is that Hitler and Bush are in general agreement about the definition of "freedom," in their historic use of the term. For both men, "freedom" refers to a policy of militant nationalist unilateralism, free from the restrictions of international law and treaties. In Hitler's case, besides the open rejection of the constraints on German militarism in the Treaty of Versailles, which ended the first World War, "freedom" also applied to the policy of "Lebensraum" (translated as "living space"), by which he meant the preemptive right of the German people to expand into neighboring countries.

Bush's definition is uncannily similar. As Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights has described it, "Spreading freedom is code word to hide the continued drive for American hegemony, riches and resources." The so-called "Bush doctrine" is an official policy of taking preemptive military action to advance American "national security" interests (which have historically included America's interest in Middle Eastern oil), and to protect American "freedom."

Thus, Hitler's invasion of Czechoslovakia and Bush's invasion of Iraqboth employing the rationale of "freedom"can be seen to have had identical goals: overtly, the "protection" of their respective citizenries; and covertly, the expansion of national wealth and power, and the geopolitical expression of national "will."
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When George W. Bush and his corrupt band of cohorts seized control of the American government in December 2000, in an unconstitutional coup d'etat, America and the world fell into a nightmare rabbit hole, where "freedom" no longer means freedom, and "democracy" no longer means democracy. Words mean whatever the Leader says they mean.

The reason the world was so alarmed by Bush's pedestrian psalm of "freedom" at his imperial coronation, is that it knows from sad experience that Bush is a man who "says what he means, and means what he says."

And when he says "freedom," he means fascism

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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:34 PM
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1. Of course he does.
Or one could also just as easily substitute "fuck you!"

The meaning is essentially the same.
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indepat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:36 PM
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2. A not-too-hard to understand analogy
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benburch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 06:48 PM
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3. Finally.
People are catching on. I (and a few others) were saying FIVE years ago that Bush was a Fascist, and we were called every name in the book by people on BOTH the Left and the Right.

My question to you, is; What did it finally take for you to realize that Bush is a Fascist?

-Ben Burch
White Rose Society Webmaster
http://www.WhiteRoseSociety.org/
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:30 PM
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5. Bush is grandson of a Nazi..
who got a free pass from Congress but its in national Archives as you must already know..kinda opens your eyes whenever it is mentioned..
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 11:28 PM
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4. Bush - Nazi Dealings Continued Until 1951 - Federal Documents
Bush is grandson of a nazi

http://falloutshelternews.com/BushHitlerLinks.html
http://www.nhgazette.com/cgi-bin/NHGstore.cgi?user_acti...

"After the seizures in late 1942 of five U.S. enterprises he managed on behalf of Nazi industrialist Fritz Thyssen, Prescott Bush, the grandfather of President George W. Bush, failed to divest himself of more than a dozen "enemy national" relationships that continued until as late as 1951, newly-discovered U.S. government documents reveal."

nazi criminals hiding in plane{plain} sight...
der fuhrer must be proud
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