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themadstork Donating Member (797 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-03-11 10:12 AM
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142. Simply stating "it is a continuum" is not an all-access pass to
state that we are living in the beginning stages of whatever system of government that we please. Using that logic I could say we're knocking on the door of outright communism, and I don't have to provide any evidence because "it is a continuum."

Find some traditional aspects of fascism that are in the formative stages here in the US. Where's the autocratic leadership? The one-party state? The paramilitarism? Strict suppression of media/dissent?

I personally really doubt that a country in the embryonic stages of fascism could stand for such a bold, sustained show of faith in the democratic process as were the Wisconsin protests. Tens of thousands of people out in the street, everyday. If that's the beginning of fascism, then fascism has found a funny way of manifesting itself.
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