In 1994 I learned a set of characteristics that apply to authentic fascists and under what conditions they can come into power. Based on this definition, I said Donald was a fascist before the 2016 election. Since he’s been in office, the evidence in support of that contention has grown much stronger.
Donald Trump is a fascist, Part Six
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part six of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Robert Paxton’s definition.
Donald Trump is a fascist, Part Two
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part two of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Stanley G. Payne’s definition.
Memorial Day 2016
Sochi opening ceremony: when Goebbels and Reifenstahl met Cirque du Soleil
Alexander Putin may not be preparing to invade Europe, but he understands the value of spectacle in establishing a nation’s place in the world. The Winter Olympics opening ceremonies in Sochi may […]
One of the many ways Nazis shot themselves in the foot by persecuting Jews
Apparently Hitler seems to have forgotten that eliminating Jews would cause a crippling brain drain from Germany. There are many parallels between Hitler and Stalin. On the personal level, they both liked […]
Look out, Godwin
I don’t know, this might sound a little too familiar and if anyone comments on this, i’m sure that someone will chime in to tell me that none of our candidates are […]
Nota Bene #123: Behold the Chickenosaurus
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #110: WEHT SWK?
“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #100: Il Planetario di Figaro
Wow, 100 issues of Nota Bene! Props to Russ for helping me for a while with this nifty little S&R feature. Never mind all that now, let’s get on with this issue. […]