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ginchinchili Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-12-09 04:25 PM
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6. I think we have something to fear here.
The people on the right are not just going about business as usual. They're getting more radical all the time. I'm beginning to worry about where all of this is headed. The Nazis started out in very similar fashion, a movement that represented itself as a movement for the people, a very narrowly defined group of people, in the name of traditional patriotism and against anything and anyone who didn't look and act like them. Sound familiar? They started out just using hateful rhetoric and eventually it just snowballed.

The primary red flag for me is what those on the right are willing to accept as fact. Republican voters are believing anything their elected representatives tell them and those representatives tell them whatever it takes to get those people fired up and to keep the Republicans in power. There can be a tipping point when they start stepping over the line and the people follow just like when the Nazis came to power in Germany, and then it's too late. The sh it will hit the fan and a lot of people will suffer. All it's going to take is the right person (a white male, of course) coming to power with a certain kind of charisma and a lot of gumption, and hate. It will happen eventually. I don't think I'm being too far fetched.
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