Why I Call This Regime "Nazis" & "Fascists"!


 

    I've been asked a number of times why I constantly label the thugs that stole our highest offices and soil those once respected positions by their every deed with the terms "Nazis" and "Fascists".  Some say that I minimize the horrors of Nazi Party in Germany during WW II by using those terms to describe simple right wing maniacs in America.  Others claim that this act, in some way I haven't quite discerned, shows disrespect for the millions of human beings that those evil little creatures murdered in their sick search for some sort of racial purity.

    Well, the fact of the matter is that I call them Nazis and Fascists for the simple reason that their every policy and every action reflects EXACTLY the definition of what has always been classified as Nazi Socialism and Fascism.

    I was led to a wonderful paper written by Dr. Robert O'Connor, Justice Studies Department of North Carolina Wesleyan College, who wishes the citation to be given as follows  T.R.  (Updated 4/06/04). In  MegaLinks in Criminal Justice. Retrieved from http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/429/429lect02.htm on 4/29/04.

    This very learned gentleman offered a copy of his lecture (above) titled "THE CRIMINOLOGY OF TERRORISM: THEORIES AND MODELS".  In this lecture, he very clearly, while speaking of the forms that terrorism takes in today's world, defines exactly what constitutes both the Nazi philosophy and the Fascist forms of government.  I heartily suggest that you follow the link above and read the entire lecture for yourself.  You will see many similarities between what he so clearly defines as "Terrorism" and what passes for political debate in America these last two or three decades.

    Returning to the point, though, that this regime is the shiny light on the hill for those who seek a Nazi or fascist state in America, here is Dr. O'Connor's definition of the term Fascism and, as well, refers to "Nazi ('national socialist') fascism":

    "The word comes from the Latin "fasces" which means to use power to scare or impress people.  It generally refers to the consolidation of all economic and political power into some form of super-patriotism that is devoted to genocide or endless war with one's enemies." 

    To further explain the term, Dr. O'Connor adds:

    "Fascism supports terrorism at home and abroad.  Charismatic leaders are usually given supreme powers to crack down on dissidents, peacemakers, and anyone who doesn't abide by the "cult of the individual" which worships a He-man mentality and the party line.  With the frequent wars and militaristic ventures that come with fascism, an effort is made to demonize the enemy as sub-humans who deserve extinction.  These enemies are also made into scapegoats for all the past problems a country has had."

    Finally, these words pretty much fill out America in 2004.

    "Fascism is full of ironies and contradictions.  On the one hand, it is anti-modern in its glorification of the land, a return to country life, and its fascination with peasant dress or costume.  On the other hand, it is pro-modern in its worship of military technology, favoritism of big business, mass mobilization of people, promotion of commercialized sport, and its surprisingly liberal attitude toward the involvement of women in the movement.  Science and scholarship also take on interesting twists under fascism.  "Hard" sciences like biology and chemistry usually advance significantly, especially in areas such as genetic research.  "Soft" sciences like sociology and psychology usually become usurped into mumbo-jumbo pseudoscientific ideas about a glorified folk culture and reasons for hating the enemy."

    Reflecting on just what these words mean when searching for answers as to why America's once storied Democratic ideals have long been cast aside without much notice from the public, let's begin with two realities that have soured the taste for freedom for too many.  First, this regime created the very fascist sounding "Office of Homeland Security".  This consolidation of existing federal departments of intelligence, law enforcement, immigration and the military (as well as other entities that may have been established without public debate) was accomplished using the USA PATRIOT ACT, a law that became overreaching and anti-American in its fascist controls over the lives of all Americans whether considered a possible terrorist or not just screams "Nazi-inspired". 

    Add to that the moron's own thugs warning the world that the invasions that they began of two sovereign nations, Afghanistan and Iraq, were only the beginning of a so-called "War On Terrorism" that they predicted could go on for years if not generations.  They excluded no nation on Earth from their threats and insults save for the very obedient and lavishly doting government of Tony Blair's Great Britain.  They proclaimed an "Axis of Evil" and issued veiled and some quite overt threats against the governments and peoples of these nations if they didn't immediately bend at the knee before the power of the new fascist regime appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

    The regime has used their version of "Super-Patriotism" to issue warnings to Americans that, "They had better watch what they say from now on!" and to control the minimal debate surrounding their grasp for complete control of all media by attacking the patriotism of those who wanted an open and informed debate to be held before any more killing and destruction were committed on innocent civilians by our military in revenge for the attacks of 9/11. 

    The USA PATRIOT ACT ceded nearly every hard won right bestowed on Americans by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  The First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of speech was attacked by insinuating that any speech not in conformity with the regime's party line was now considered outright treason (read the USA PATRIOT ACT if you want to lose lots of sleep).  The First Amendment's guarantee of a Free Press was pushed aside through the passage of laws that allowed the merger of massive conservative media corporations that now limit and outright hide the truth from the American people and, instead of informing them of vastly important events that will affect them and their children for generations to come, amuse and distract them with insipid little people eating rats and being covered in various noxious substances in hopes of winning some wasteful amount in prizes and the right to be immediately forgotten by everyone.  As far as the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances, that little effort would more likely find you in some small, dark cell on some forgotten military base than standing as an American exercising your rights.

    The Fourth Amendment, long ago crippled in the insane and long lost "War on Drugs", was further eroded by the many passages in the USA PATRIOT ACT that completely eliminates any legal necessity for any government agency or agent to obtain a court's permission to enter your home or office and allows them to take anything they wish and to leave devices that monitor your conversations both in the rooms as well as on the phones and through your computer.  All of this information can then be shared with any and all other government agencies that wish to learn more about you and your life even if it is only out of some sick form of curiousity.

    The Fifth Amendment protections have been erased, as well, since you can now be arrested and jailed without the inconvenience of a Grand Jury hearing and indictment nor is there any longer a requirement for the government to provide the witnesses to be present when you are tried if the government can, in any manner, simply declare your trial to be "related to terrorist activities or persons."

    The Sixth Amendment's Right to a Speedy Trial is simply now so many empty words.  The government can and has jailed Americans for an unspecified crime and refused to hold a trial or to even charge the American with any crime and can now do so until this same government declares some sort of victory in their eternal war on terrorism.

    The Seventh and Eighth Amendments were negated, once again, long ago in the government's stupid and destructive other war, the one supposedly on drugs.

    So, we now have a government that demands that the people obey the government's sick form of super-patriotism and support their eternal wars against "the enemy" and who have pretty much removed any real sources of truthful and informative media that might provide the people with uncomfortable facts not wrapped up in shows that distract and amuse.

    The dictum that the government becomes fascinated with the country life and costumes is sickly clear whenever the little moron is photographed pretending to work on his "ranch" while wearing cowboy clothes and boots and riding off into the sunset on his trusty horse.  Conversely, as Dr. O'Connor so eloquently points out, "it is pro-modern in its worship of military technology, favoritism of big business, mass mobilization of people, promotion of commercialized sport, and its surprisingly liberal attitude toward the involvement of women in the movement.  Science and scholarship also take on interesting twists under fascism.  "Hard" sciences like biology and chemistry usually advance significantly, especially in areas such as genetic research.  "Soft" sciences like sociology and psychology usually become usurped into mumbo-jumbo pseudoscientific ideas about a glorified folk culture and reasons for hating the enemy."

    Gentle readers, while this regime follows in virtual lock-step the very definitions of Nazi and Fascism, it also can be very clearly defined as being composed of "terrorists" just as easily.  This is why I call them Nazis and this is why I so often proclaim their regime one based on the very basic tenets of Fascism.  Until America stirs from in front of the flickering light from the idiot-inducing box, these animals will continue to soil and degrade everything that was once nearly great about America.  Until America wakes up and demands that our government return to a total policy of defending the freedoms given to us through the Constitution and Bill of Rights instead of slowly eroding and ignoring those freedoms, we will always have the government that the majority deserves.  Sadly, those of us sick unto death of these evil, shameful and corrupt rodents must suffer the same fate as the mindless majority.



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