Time to Pull out Again: The 14 Points of Fascism

by aaraujo – Remember when Sarah Palin came into the political arena in 2008 and turned the right-wing rhetoric up to 10?  Well, the leading GOP candidate for president in 2016, Donald Trump, is cranking it up to 11.  He is leading the Republican Party into a very dark and ugly place.  Let us remember what Sinclair Lewis said in the 1930s: when fascism comes to America that it will be wrapped in the flag, sing the national anthem, carry a cross and be called, “Americanism”. The 14 points of Fascism Powerful and Continuing Nationalism Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen everywhere, as are flag symbols on clothing and in public displays. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights Because of fear of enemies and the need for security, the people in fascist regimes are persuaded that human rights can be ignored in...

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