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Fascists Aren't Necessarily Fools

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Robert Scheer's piece in TruthDig today, How Bill Clinton Paved the Way for Trump's War on Immigrants, is worth a careful read.

The Left still has far to go toward creating a movement visibly capable of challenging plutocracy

Scheer describes only another tip of an iceberg of Dem Party politics serving oligarchy. Fortunately, with resolve we can pretty easily change our party. 

Right wing commitment to fascism may be less the result of indoctrination coupled with mob-like compliance than with the accurate assessment of our nation as a well entrenched plutocracy, tacitly accepted by leaders of both political parties, with no real push back, yet, from any substantial number of the rest of us. Current democratic efforts to get the Right-People elected are doomed to failure unless the Right-People, once elected, enjoy constant, highly engaged support from their electors. 

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.truthdig.com

 

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