Quotations on Fascism
“The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power.” Franklin D. Roosevelt “Are you… Continue reading
Just What America Needs
The Supreme Court today struck down a New York law that placed strict limits on carrying guns outside the home, saying it was at odds with the Second Amendment. Despite a spate of mass shootings in America, the court’s conservative justices prevailed in a 6 to 3 decision (strictly along party lines) that struck down… Continue reading
What do you do when democracy is dying?
Dear World, I never thought I would be writing a diary like this. It’s so…dystopian. It is a country, however, that is fast propelling itself into –I’m just going to say it, although it may not be as accurate as I want–oligarchic authoritarianism. It wasn’t like we weren’t warned it was coming. But it’s all… Continue reading
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