Fascism in America

Monday, December 5, 2011
By Paul Martin

by Stephen Lendman
BobTuskin.com
Dec. 5 2011

In 1932, Mussolini declared the 20th century a “Fascist century,” saying:

“It is to be expected that this century may be that of authority, a century of
the “Right,” a Fascist century.” He claimed it would “sav(e) Western
civilization.” For what he didn’t explain.

Post-WW I, Fascim’s roots emerged. At the time, Western civilization was thought
to be decadent, destructive, and in decline.

In his book titled, “The Decline of the West,” Oswald Spengler said “liberalism,
democracy, socialism (and) free-masosnry” weakened it. Only fascism could save
it.

In his essay titled, “Fascism: Doctrine and Institutions,” Mussolini said,
“Fascism denies, in democracy, the absurd conventional untruth of political
equality dressed out in the garb of collective responsibility.”

He called it the “complete opposite” of Marxist belief in class struggle as the
driving force for social progress and justice. He said “(f)ascism should more
appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of State and
corporate power.”

His definition applies now. Corporatism’s alliance with political Washington
reflects his ideology. It’s been building for decades.

Huey Long once said fascism will arrive “wrapped in an American flag.” In his
book titled, “Friendly Fascism,” Bertram Gross called Ronald Reagan its
prototype ruler.

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