When the Masses are worked up enough with rage and hatred, do they spontaneously generate a “charismatic” Leader? Or is the Masses’ potential for catastrophic sociopolitical evil inchoate until it is activated by a designated Leader with enough backing from key politicos and financiers?
Category Archives: fascism
Hurrah, The 21st Century Goebbels Got the Sack!
Tucker has been inciting genocide, a charge that must also be laid against the Murdoch family, which owns Fox and, as we have just seen, allows nobody and nothing on their network that they think will not make them money.
Corporations (Still) Won’t Save Us
If America turns into one of those countries where 99.9% of the population regularly turns out to return the dictator to office, Dominion will happily supply the hardware and the software for the charade.
The Global Fascist Wave Is Vanity, Blown on the Winds of History
The clock is already ticking for those who proclaim that tomorrow belongs to them; their fate will be like that of a man who bears many children and lives many years, but has a rotten soul, “for he was blown in on the wind, and departs in darkness, and his very name shall be covered over in darkness.”
Dear MAGA, Dear Bibi: Even If You Win, You Still Lose
They want all the benefits of the Enlightenment and the scientific age of discovery that sprang from it, but with ignorance re-enthroned. This cannot be.
Florida Führer Fires Furious Fill-in
First it was the theory of evolution they came for, now it’s infectious disease theory and vaccination, perhaps tomorrow they will ban electricity.
The Slow Boil of Civil War II
America has been living on borrowed time since the January 6, 2021 putsch was just barely thwarted.
No matter how hard right the Republican speaker tacks, it’s never hard enough for the Tea Party or MAGA or whatever the next incarnation of far-right craziness calls itself.
Too Many Duces Spoil the Fascist Pot
Bibi worked hard to buy his bag of fascist wildcats, and he now definitively owns it.
Oh, So They Want To ‘Investigate’ Dr. Fauci, Do They?
The whole world will be reminded yet again that it was the old original Trumpenführer who told people to swallow horse pills and bleach, such that many of gullible idiot MAGA followers actually did.