Fascism

Fascism

A Warning

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The former U.S. secretary of state presents a timely, considered, and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism and the virulent threat it poses to international freedom, prosperity, and peace.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062802187
Branch Call Number: 320.53309 Alb
Characteristics: 288 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Woodward, William 1951-- Author

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StarGladiator
Apr 17, 2018

[UPDATE: To anyone who wishes NOT to remain ignorant on the fascism of necrophile, Albright, I would respectfully request that they read the book by America's greatest living thinker, Michael Parenti, entitled, To Kill A Nation. I recall the general information, but Mr. Parenti provides the salient details on what really transpired during that Great Privatizer's administration, Bill Clinton! And why oh why won't any of the so-called reporters in the PuppetMedia ever mention that Soros, who wants everything privatized, is cousin to Albright?!?!? Just like they would never mention that Reagan's George Guilder, once the rage, was the adopted son of David Rockefeller.]
[Should anyone doubt my comment below, please do a bit of research into Albright's lobbyist firm and their merging with Civitas.]
About the only thing worse than all these fake newsies reporting on fake news about fake news, are fascists writing books on facism!
Should anyone possess a poor memory, or have existed in a cave these past some years, a mob of thugs, described as a // Brooks Brothers mob \\ due to their expensive attire, unlawfully and thuggishly interrupted an election recount during the 2000 presidential election in Florida.
This mob of thugs would later be employed with Madeleine Albright's lobbying firm!
Get the point???
I am but a humble truth seeker, not some pandering bimbo who would stoop to reading a fascist's book!

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kpelish
Apr 08, 2018

Trump’s autobiography is out! ;-) Madeline Albright, former Secretary of State, mainstream journalist, and refugee from Nazism after the fall of Czechoslovakia, analyzes major fascist leaders as she warns about Trump and his supporters.
“If we think of fascism as a wound from the past that had almost healed, putting Trump in the White House was like ripping off the bandage and picking at the scab.”

She ends with a thoughtful viewing lens for vetting candidates: “…we should begin by discovering what our prospective leaders believe it worthwhile for us to hear.
--Do they cater to our prejudices by suggesting that we treat people outside our ethnicity, race, creed, or party as unworthy of dignity and respect?
--Do they want us to nurture our anger toward those who we believe have done us wrong, rub raw our grievances, and set our sights on revenge?
--Do they encourage us to have contempt for our governing institutions and the electoral process?
--Do they seek to destroy our faith in essential contributors to democracy such as an independent press and a professional judiciary?
--Do they exploit the symbols of patriotism—the flag, the pledge—in a conscious effort to turn us against one another?
--If defeated at the polls, will they accept the verdict or insist without evidence that they have won?
--Do they go beyond asking for our votes to brag about their ability to solve all problems, put to rest all anxieties, and satisfy every desire?
--Do they solicit our cheers by speaking casually and with pumped-up machismo about using violence to blow enemies away?
--Or do they invite us to join with them in building and maintaining a healthy center for our societies, a place where rights and duties are apportioned fairly, the social contract is honored, and all have room to dream and grow?”
“The answers to these questions will not tell us whether a prospective leader is left- or right-wing, conservative or liberal, or—in the American context—a Democrat or a Republican. However, they will tell us much that we need to know about those wanting to lead us and much, also, about ourselves. For those who cherish freedom, the answer will provide grounds for reassurance or a warning we dare not ignore.”

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