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Old 10-02-2018, 04:19 PM   #15001 (permalink)
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There is only one bright spot and that is the growing habit of disgruntled men of dynamiting factories and power-stations; I hope that, encouraged now as ‘patriotism’, may remain a habit! But it won’t do any good, if it is not universal.
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Old 10-02-2018, 04:20 PM   #15002 (permalink)
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TBH I think "fascism" is a term that needs to be re-evaluated and given a proper term to apply to the world at large and not simply Nazi Germany and fascist Italy and how it applies to political and social movements that show signs of "fascism" but that's what it currently means and is referencing so we're left with it.
Populism right? Another word for democracy...

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Old 10-02-2018, 04:25 PM   #15003 (permalink)
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Populism right? Another word for democracy...

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Doesn't really have the right idea to it. Doesn't have the right name at the very least. Populism is just the idea that a politician is sucking the populace's cock. Fascism is specific to the fear that traditionalism is being threatened.
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Old 10-02-2018, 04:42 PM   #15004 (permalink)
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BK would be another in a line of failed Trump promises. If BK goes down buyers remorse will really hit home badly for a lot of people.
It's not about BK. It's about Trump failing to deliver on promises that got him into the WH.

"What are we going to build?"

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"And who's going to pay for it?"

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"I'll repeal Obamacare my very first day in office!"

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Old 10-02-2018, 04:46 PM   #15005 (permalink)
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It's not about BK. It's about Trump failing to deliver on promises that got him into the WH.

"What are we going to build?"

A WALL!!!!!!

"And who's going to pay for it?"

MEXICO!!!!!!

"I'll repeal Obamacare my very first day in office!"

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He’s true blue to the evangelical right...
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Old 10-02-2018, 04:49 PM   #15006 (permalink)
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Doesn't really have the right idea to it. Doesn't have the right name at the very least. Populism is just the idea that a politician is sucking the populace's cock. Fascism is specific to the fear that traditionalism is being threatened.
I still think populism is what contemporary fascism is called even as you define fascism
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Old 10-02-2018, 04:50 PM   #15007 (permalink)
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It's not about BK. It's about Trump failing to deliver on promises that got him into the WH.
Trump's not up for re-election this year.

But you go ahead and have faith in partisan moral consistency.
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Trump's not up for re-election this year.

But you go ahead and have faith in partisan moral consistency.
No, but the GOP is.

And maybe quit the snark for once in your ****ing life? Never mind. You wouldn't be able to handle life without it.

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Old 10-02-2018, 04:59 PM   #15009 (permalink)
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Ah, so they're gonna stick it to em! I admire your faith, Chula.

Take that as a no.
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Old 10-02-2018, 05:03 PM   #15010 (permalink)
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I still think populism is what contemporary fascism is called even as you define fascism
Yeah because populism in any context will always at least incorporate elements of fascism. Even populist socialism won't be able to succeed without populist fascist ideas. This is why the idea of socialism must be global, or else it's just fascism in disguise. I guess. I'm not a student of Chomsky but it seems reasonable to me that appealing to any kind of local sentiment must be nationalistic.
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