Fascism inexorable ascent

If you missed or, worse still, did not think anything of repatriating a combat brigade from a theater of war in order to deploy it at home for “civilian” operations…

https://guidoromero.wordpress.com/2010/04/22/unusual-troop-movements/

… or if you thought that militarizing the Boy Scouts was a welcome bit of creative fun thinking…

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/14/us/14explorers.html

… then you probably won’t find it at all incongruous that a quintessentially civilian entity as the Department of Education presubably is should be gearing up for urban combat too…

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/education-secretary-duncan/ed-department-buying-27-shotgu.html

And, of course, if you gear up to do something then at some point you will inevitably try your hand at doing what you are gearing up to do if for no other reason than you need to practice your new found skills… But if you are new at doing something, a degree of fuck-ups is inevitable…

http://www.news10.net/news/article/141108/2/Questions-surround-feds-raid-of-Stockton-home

… but since practice does make perfect, I would expect lots more snafus…

Lest we forget what happens when government becomes the largest actor in the economy:

https://guidoromero.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/when-government-becomes-the-largest-actor-in-the-economy/

Someone remind me why it is so hot these days and what we are doing in a hand basket…!?

 

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4 Responses to “Fascism inexorable ascent”

  1. On the road to a fascist state… « Guido's temple of the absurd Says:

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  3. pat00donnelly Says:

    FASCISM!

    Ok, join the gang! Thesis, antithesis, synthesis! Rerun of the 18th Century?

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