America is mainlining fascism. It won’t end well for us.

Summary: Mainlining fascism - and heroin - have become fashionable in America. Trump has given little evidence of being a fascist, but his campaign has emboldened them. The Right's extremists were expelled from mainstream conservatism in the early 1960's. Let's hope they come to their senses and do so again -- or that the rest of us … Continue reading America is mainlining fascism. It won’t end well for us.

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The Left calls Trump a “fascist”, ignoring the many experts who disagree

Summary: Trump brings dark elements into Campaign 2016, and the Left responds with hypocrisy, misinformation, and anti-intellectualism -- seeking to short-circuit the proper debates of the election. There are no angels in US politics. Declaring their foes to be illegitimate: the Left's first line of defense Declaring Trump a "fascist" has became the Left's (broadly … Continue reading The Left calls Trump a “fascist”, ignoring the many experts who disagree

San Jose’s riot tells us about the Left, Trump, & the coming violence

Summary: The violence after the recent Trump rally reveals so much about our America. Let's start with the facts, and then look at the even more interesting reactions by the Left. It's a story of political theory, myopia, and hypocrisy. Trump talks of the dangerous other, and right on cue the ornamental dissenters show up … Continue reading San Jose’s riot tells us about the Left, Trump, & the coming violence

The Left calls Trump a fascist instead of focusing on the issues

Summary: Campaign 2016 is the most ideological election since 1982, perhaps since McKinley-Bryan in 1896 (our most expensive election). Rather than deal with these issues, and the serious reasons to oppose Trump, the Left prefers to focus on bogus condemnations of him as "fascist". This preference for cartoon-like fantasy over messy reality is why they … Continue reading The Left calls Trump a fascist instead of focusing on the issues

Edward Luttwak: Why Fascism is the Wave of the Future

Summary: This morning's post warning about the resurgence of racism -- open, unabashed -- was a bust, traffic-wise (we prefer not to know). Let's look at something different, such as this prescient warning by historian Edward Luttwak. Written in 1994; reads like written today. Articles like this can entertain, but provide more value if acted … Continue reading Edward Luttwak: Why Fascism is the Wave of the Future

Good news: we begin to see that we are sliding towards fascism

Summary: Slowly we have begun to move into the problem recognition phase of our struggle to resist fascism, as people begin to speak out. But that means nothing unless we act on what we see. Will this darkening future spur Americans to become politically active again? One of America's major problems, subject of many scores … Continue reading Good news: we begin to see that we are sliding towards fascism

Two scary graphs about the rise of Donald. Fear fascism. Act now.

Summary: Here are two of the most important graphs about America today. They show the rise of Donald. Our experts assure us, as they have since July when Trump began his meteoric rise from 6% to 30%, that he is a flash in the pan -- soon to implode. Perhaps he will. But Trump has … Continue reading Two scary graphs about the rise of Donald. Fear fascism. Act now.