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IDemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-11 10:14 PM
Response to Reply #97
120. Sorry if I wasn't clearer
I'm agreed with you, Naomi Wolf and others who have pointed out the many ways we've headed down the path toward fascism. The dissenters, more often than not, seem to want to dissect the arguments based upon the existence or degree of advancement of one or more of the "critical factors". I don't think anybody can seriously deny that most of those factors indeed exist at some level. And while we certainly haven't disintegrated to the state of totalitarianism seen in WW ll Italy and Germany, I think the point you and ms. Wolf both are attempting to make is that the elements are all in place to put us on that path shortly.

What is vexing on these threads is the responses based on binary thinking, black or white absolutism when it comes simply to naming the state we find ourselves in now and the direction in which we're headed. "Fascistic" is an adjective - it implies a characteristic of or tendency towards fascism, and applies to some degree to most of the subjects examined in the OP.

Call it oligarchy, plutocracy, or late for dinner if it makes you feel better, folks.
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