Category Archives: fascism

Rally For Roger: Legal Defense Fund Created For Legal Schnauzer

Please support our fundraiser for the Shulers’ legal defense fund. Roger Shuler, the Birmingham-area blogger known as Legal Schnauzer, was beaten and arrested one week ago today by Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies. They were acting on a warrant for … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: CPAC Kulturkampf

Pay very close attention to what Kevin Deanna, founder of the white supremacist group Youth for Western Civilization, has to say for himself at the CPAC conference: It’s a cultural compound of Christian, classical, and then the folk traditions of … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Gasbags Gang Up on Gasland

Director Josh Fox, the breakthrough documentarian whose Gasland brought much-needed attention to the issue of hydraulic gas fracking, was arrested trying to exercise the First Amendment yesterday. Republicans on the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment brought in Capitol Hill … Continue reading

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“Self-Deportation” is Code for “Ethnic Cleansing, Phase 1″

They didn’t have papers either: “(This bill)…attacks every aspect of an illegal alien’s life…is designed to make it difficult for them to live here so they will deport themselves.” Mitt Romney last night? Nope, that’s Alabama House Majority Leader Mickey … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Fascism In The “Free” World

As though drawn forth by the high tide of tea, fascism creeps in around the globe. From Ha’aretz: Israeli democracy is a military dictatorship of more than 43 years beyond the Green Line. In its prisons are more than 7,000 … Continue reading

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British Petroleum Is The New Hitler

The Governor of Mississippi has been pushing his state’s beaches despite the ongoing oil debacle. Local news has tried to comply: Though some tar balls have been found on Mississippi and Alabama barrier islands, oil from the spill has not … Continue reading

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Revelations 15

If you create the leviathan, you reap the beast. New rule: don’t complain when the beast bites the trustworthy hand. 15:1 And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for in … Continue reading

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Recipe for Fascism

Fascism can be a wonderful substitute for Democracy. It is far less messy and much more profitable — for rulers and collaborators, at any rate — so why not try cooking up one in your country? Here’s what you will … Continue reading

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