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Thread: Is America finished as a republic?

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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Modern day "conservatism" is nothing more than thinly veiled fascism.
    Oh, how so?
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    America is going to became a Socialistic Dictatorship without any Industry and Islam as the State Religion.
    Bit paranoid, no?
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by MistressNomad View Post
    I am not a fan of Ron Paul's politics, but you gotta admire the guy for his honesty and consistency, and that was a hell of a speech.
    Honest, consistent, insane, over the top rhetoric, insane, boring and insane. I give it 2 out of 5 stars.
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    Oh, how so?
    It's a huge mixing of State and corporate entities and an overabundance of loyalty to the State. The whole, If you're not with us, you're against us sort of thing. Stifling of dissent, the invention of "free speech zones", etc. Though it's not really limited just to the GOP. I think a lot of people mischaracterize the Democrats as socialist when fascist is what they really are.

    In the end, there is very little functional difference between the Republicans and the Democrats. Both are built upon state power and state authority, going so far as to increasingly engage in aggressive and interventionist wars under guises such as "spreading democracy" which is supposed to build our spirit at home. Feel good about America, we're off giving freedom and democracy to others. Meanwhile, there is vast expansion of government intervention and power even at home at the cost of our rights and liberties as we whittle them away under some pretense of safety. The take over of the markets from free market capitalism to a corporate capitalist model, the quick and aggressive expansion of government power, engaging in essentially forever war which are aggressive, nation building interventionism is all well within the definition of fascist.
    Last edited by Ikari; 05-26-11 at 05:49 PM.
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    Is America getting a monarch?
    You really shouldn't joke about everything.
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Modern day "conservatism" is nothing more than thinly veiled fascism.
    You want to run that by me again?
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mayor Snorkum View Post
    Obama is kinda like a butterfly. Fluttering about, doing nothing useful...
    ...just being pretty and all.
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    You want to run that by me again?
    Sure. Modern day conservatism is nothing more than thinly veiled fascism. Though it's not just the "conservatives" which engage in fascism. The Republocrats themselves are quite good at it.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    It's a huge mixing of State and corporate entities and an overabundance of loyalty to the State. The whole, If you're not with us, you're against us sort of thing. Stifling of dissent, the invention of "free speech zones", etc. Though it's not really limited just to the GOP. I think a lot of people mischaracterize the Democrats as socialist when fascist is what they really are.

    In the end, there is very little functional difference between the Republicans and the Democrats. Both are built upon state power and state authority, going so far as to increasingly engage in aggressive and interventionist wars under guises such as "spreading democracy" which is supposed to build our spirit at home. Feel good about America, we're off giving freedom and democracy to others. Meanwhile, there is vast expansion of government intervention and power even at home at the cost of our rights and liberties as we whittle them away under some pretense of safety. The take over of the markets from free market capitalism to a corporate capitalist model, the quick and aggressive expansion of government power, engaging in essentially forever war which are aggressive, nation building interventionism is all well within the definition of fascist.
    Ok, so basically anything other than" ne man is a nation unto himself" is fascist.
    Last edited by mac; 05-26-11 at 06:11 PM.
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    Re: Is America finished as a republic?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    You really shouldn't joke about everything.
    I see what you did there.
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