Stormtroopin’ USA, Redention, Indefinite Detention, Creeping Facism
By: Richard Mills
Mar 30, 2012
No term generates more confusion or misunderstanding than fascism, too many people believe that fascism exists solely in images on the History Channel – storm troopers pounding thundering jackboots down cobblestone streets of occupied countries while throwing up the Roman salute. But fascism is not defined by clothing, symbolism or salutes.
Fascism is a totalitarian system of government that bases its economy on capitalism, it’s a marriage of government authority and military/police power managed by corporate influence.
“The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism – ownership of government by an individual, by a group.” Franklin D. Roosevelt
Consider the following, all are characteristics of fascism: