Whining for pity. No dice: Voters are coming to their sense throughout the world. Heck, even the US "democrats" are beginning to search for a 2024 candidate who does not call half of the voters "semi-Fascists" and doesn't deny the very existence of a granddaughter. There is hope for a human world, after all.

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They are fascists. Funny that they're mostly afraid to own the label.

Given the context of Damon's post I should have been more specific. I'm referring to the Trumpified American Republicans. The ones that think they want a government like Hungary has.

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Jul 23, 2023·edited Jul 23, 2023

How do you define fascism? Do you realize that one of the key, fundamental pillars of fascism is an alignment of state and media, and this is EXACTLY what Democrats had during the pandemic? This is why there is a Federal law suit against the Biden administration by several State level attorney generals. They LIED about truthful information, pushed untruthful information and forced everyone to accept the 'preferred' narrative against their will.

The purpose of the media is TO OPPOSE the state and keep it in check, NOT AGREE WITH IT.

Without a free media you have NO FREEDOM.

Tell me again how every opposed to this is a fascist.

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Fascism as defined by its inventor, Mussolini.


This is more to the point:




A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, a capitalist economy subject to stringent governmental controls, violent suppression of the opposition, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism.

A political philosophy or movement based on or advocating such a system of government.

Oppressive, dictatorial control.

The pandemic is over. Masks are and were trivial. Why is Trump always above the law? Why doesn't the Republican party do anything besides show fealty to Trump? Isn't that fealty cowardly?

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The "point" is that fascism is a pretty specific thing and the 'Liberal' parties around the world, which have been against people's personal autonomy, have censored and controlled the media to greater degree than the world's conservatives and forced racist, bigoted and biased behavior on society have been FAR more guilty of fascist behavior than the conservatives.

And CAN WE PLEASE stop focusing on Trump. There's an old man in office that can't even walk a straight line or speak a proper sentence but everyone wants to ignore that travesty. lol

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Oh I need to add another thing: when did queer gender theory, like transgenderism, become an accepted assumption in the center right and center left? I just need to know

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Democrats don't seem to understand how the most basic principles of science...like THAT OF A PENDULUM work. And so they seem to want to learn this the hard way.

They are pushing people TOO HARD, TOO FAST and not suing ANY SCIENCE. Just emotion. And THAT is the reason people around the world are pushing back. Countries AROUND THE WORLD are deposing Liberals and electing in conservative leaders for this very reason.

And I have to say, I agree with them. The Liberals around the world have gone too far.

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"Throughout most of the postwar decades, and especially after the fall of the Berlin Wall, parties of the center-left and center-right traded and often shared in ruling, with the differences between them being relatively minor and the overlap considerable. One name for that overlap is technocratic liberalism—a set of bedrock assumptions about immigration"

I think this is the problem right here. There's ultimately no difference between the center "right" and center "left". I would argue that they're both left.

Regarding the "assumptions on immigration", you point out that the right has moved away from these assumptions, but I'd beg to differ. Explain to me how mass immigration (take Canada as an example: 1 million immigrants allowed into the country last year alone... For a population that was under 40 million, that's a lot) is NOT a move away from this bedrock of assumptions about immigration.

You mentioned the riots (not protests) by migrants in France. Isn't it interesting how all of a sudden, groups of clearly not French people are causing a lot of problems for the host population (the French)? How is rioting a "good" thing? It's only natural that there's going to be a pushback. And to lambaste people for not wanting constant riots in the streets is ludicrous. Something has to be done about that.

And yet, this is somehow bad.

Truly unbelievable stuff. I'm baffled by the claim that, apparently, the let's view on immigration has never changed. I don't think we were letting in a million migrants to live in a small country like Canada before 2010. Or did I miss something?

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