Fascism’s facsimile, as freedom starts to fade.
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Nevertheless, the comparison of today’s situation to that of Italian fascism is no mere scare tactic, but a serious concern. Just because fascism wasn’t Nazism — no master race ideology, no genocide — doesn’t mean it wasn’t anathema to everything Americans hold dear. The diminution of liberty, the enhanced state control, the indoctrination of youth, and the cult of the leader all violate basic tenets of the American experiment.
Already, there is an organized movement afoot to repeal the 22nd Amendment that limits presidents to two terms. The site specifically posits that multiple terms for Obama would help the United States emerge from “the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.”
As if it is not the native abilities of the American people, but only the genius of an extraordinary leader, that can help us overcome.
A leader for life? All of this, every bit of it, is an insult. And it is frightening.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online