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More proof the right wing is essentially comprised of closet fascists

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by sun rise, Jan 24, 2023 at 2:32 PM.

  1. sun rise

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    Let's be fair and balanced :D (I'm not going into classical definitions but common discourse)

    “To call a person who endorses violence against the duly elected government a ‘Republican’ is itself Orwellian. More accurate words exist for such a person. One of them is ‘fascist.’”

    Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank dropped the f-word after the Republican National Committee (RNC) on February 4 declared the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the US Capitol “legitimate political discourse.” The RNC also censured US Representatives Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) for serving on the House committee investigating the Capitol attack.

    Others—former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum and Democratic journalist Ed Kilgore among them—agree that the Trump-appeasing GOP is akin to the European fascists who rose to power between the two world wars. The concern predates the RNC’s endorsement of violence. Frum noted the insurrection itself, while Kilgore detected such parallels to interwar fascism as a “foundational” lie (Nazi claims about German sellouts after World War I, Trump supporters’ claims about election theft) and alliances with “reactionary religious interests and radical elements among the police and military veterans.”
     
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    Oops, I didn't see the previous poster's title... now I understand why you posted this.
     
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    They're closeted?
     
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    They forgot to close the closet door.
     
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    I think we should officially now recognize them as the 3rd political party. The AFP, the American Fascist Party. That accurately captures their true colors. The once more sizable in stature GOP has become a smaller sub species of pygmy elephants.
     
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    This thread and this thread.......

    More proof the left wing is essentially comprised of closet communists.


    IMO are exactly what our two party's want.
    Split the people into two smaller groups that don't like each other, with the dems controlling one group and the repubs controlling the other group..

    Because the two separated groups are easier to control/manipulate than if they all stood together.
     
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    Name any Republican that openly say he or she is fascist.

    Unlike another party on the other side of the isle.




    I'll be waiting for your submission.
     
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    Nick Fuentes comes to mind, though not many folks are brave enough to go completely mask off by calling it fascism - Nazis and anything associated with them (like fascism) are still pretty hated in this country. Just look at what happened to Kanye West after expressing his admiration for Hitler

    Using "fascism" as a descriptor for a political movement is a lot more detrimental than other more palatable names such as "christian nationalism." When all is said and done, winning is the name of the game
     
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    I haven't heard that many say they are a fascist.
     
  10. sun rise

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    So they lie. That just makes it worse.
     
  11. Twilight Hue

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    For democracy. For equality. For socialism. For a sustainable future and a world that puts people before profits. Join the Communist Party USA today



    Apparently the same goes for people who say socialism isn't communism.

    Right from the horses mouth.


    Party Information
     
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    Socialism is not Communism any more than eggs are an omelette. That Republicans and Conservatives lack the education to understand this is not our fault.
     
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    "Insurrection" is a huge exaggeration.
    Compared to some of the leftist mobs that tore up cities that same year, this recorded about on the level of a high school prank.
     
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    Not according to the Communist party.

    Get an education yourself.
     
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    Okay so I want you to try and understand this, Hue. I know it's asking a great deal, having understanding of an economic and political system outside Capitalism and Fascism, but you just go ahead and give it your very best.

    Is an egg an omelet? No, of course not.
    Does an omelet have eggs? Yes.
     
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    Does the Communist party promote socialism? Yes. Linky thing in post 11.

    I know it's difficult and very hard for you , but please try your best to get the facts straight.
     
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    So then what you're not getting is communism = omelet. Socialism = egg. An omelet has eggs, that does not make an egg an omelet. So all the conservative screeching about Socialists being Communists is just so much inane, ignorant noise.
     
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    Not according to real communists. Socialism is definitely a major gateway.

    The Relationship Between Socialism & Communism

    Communism is essentially the "higher end" of socialism according to Marx.
     
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    Not really. One question, did the leftist mobs invade Congress and try to overturn an election?

    Did the leftist mobs invade any state capitols?

    If not you can see why there actions were not on of insurrection.
     
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