Skip to comments.The fascist state of America
Posted on 03/02/2015 5:28:24 AM PST by HomerBohn
There comes a time in the course of human events that it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands that have connected them with another. America is fast hurtling toward that time.
The United States was founded on the republican principles of federalism (states rights) and representative government. Todays government is constitutional in name only.
The undocumented usurper currently despoiling the peoples house has for six years shown utter disdain for the founding document. In a town hall meeting on Wednesday last, Barack Obama bragged that he has expanded his authorities under executive action and prosecutorial discretion.
But Article III of the Constitution lays out the chief executives authorities quite explicitly. There is no room for expanding them within the scope of the Constitution. The President is neither tasked with nor authorized to write law or change it. That falls solely under the scope of Congress, as outlined in Article I, Section 1. The executives role under Article III, Section 4 is to take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.
But Congress has ceded its authority as the lawmaking body to the imperial president and the myriad alphabet soup agencies of government. Now we have the IRS, the FCC, the EPA, HHS, the Department of Energy, the Department of Homeland Security, the FDA, the USDA, etc., writing and enforcing laws under the guise of regulatory authority. The result is a contemptible abuse of the people by agents of the federal government, rising taxes and fees, closed businesses, stifled innovation, and depressed economic growth.
When some in Congress do take the tepid step of attempting to regain some of its authority, the bureaucrats show their disdain and contempt of that august body by refusing to testify when called on or by refusing to provide requested documents outlining their regulatory agenda or demonstrating the depths of their criminality (see Tom Wheeler, Lois Lerner, Eric Holder, Hillary Clinton, etc.).
An activist judiciary is likewise writing law, overturning the will of the people as demonstrated by their votes on state issues and granting by fiat special rights and privileges to one group at the expense of the rights of the others. This is another place where Congress has ceded its authority.
Should it choose to, Congress has the power under Article III, Section 2 to regulate the federal judiciary, including the Supreme Court. In other words, Congress can pass a law prohibiting the federal courts from ruling on such issues as state-passed referenda on gay marriage, abortion, legalization of pot or anything it chooses.
Of course, few in Congress when considering doing a thing stop to consider whether they are authorized to do it. Fewer still in government consider the Constitution at all. Thats because politics and government attract psychopaths, liars and thieves. It attracts people who are parasitic in nature, greedy and without conscience. In short, these are people who have the born mentality to live off of other people.
They are selfish and attracted to money and power. Therefore, they are easily swayed and even bought by the corporatists and banksters; and their every act is to increase their and their agencys power and sphere of influence.
The masses of people have been propagandized by the state-controlled media and the public (non)education system into believing that government is designed and tasked with looking out for the best interests of the people. But nothing could be further from the truth. They have little knowledge of the Constitution and little concept of limited government, and they believe government can and should be all things to all people particularly if a check to them from the federal Treasury is involved.
The so-called regulatory agencies of government are typically staffed at the top by crony capitalists and lobbyists for the industries they supposedly regulate. As such, they write rules and regulations that benefit preferred large multinational corporations and government at the expense of the people. I have documented this so many times here that it is now self-evident to all but the most sycophantic worshipers of government. However, given its relevance considering the passage last Thursday of misnamed net neutrality regulations by the FCC, I give you for evidence the agencys chairman, Tom Wheeler, former president of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and CEO of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association, which are lobbying organizations for the cable and telecommunications industries. He was also an executive for a venture capital firm that invested in technology firms.
As Benito Mussolini stated, Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power and The definition of fascism is the marriage of corporation and state. That exactly explains what our former constitutional republic has become. It is benevolent totalitarianism, tyranny under the guise of democracy. But the truth is democracy = socialism = fascism = communism. They are one in the same.
Mussolini also said of his fascism, We have buried the putrid corpse of liberty, and that is likewise the goal of the American fascist politician and federal bureaucrat. Liberty necessarily perishes under collectivism, egalitarianism and government altruism.
Now we have in America laws that allow for the indefinite imprisonment without trial of those the state deems terrorists, without that term being defined. We have an American president who has assumed the authority to kill Americans with drones without due process. We have federal authorities and state and local police abusing citizens with impunity, shooting unarmed and complying citizens down like rabid dogs. And we even have evidence of local police using CIA- or Gestapo-like black sites to hold and interrogate Americans without charges or due process.
America is a prison nation, with more citizens incarcerated than the most vile and oppressive government you might care to name.
It bears little resemblance to the free and prosperous nation envisioned as the 18th century turned into the 19th, or even as the 19th turned into the 20th.
In his book, The Political Crisis of the 1850s, Michael Holt describes how Americans, particularly Southern Americans, had lost all confidence in the current political system because the existing parties did not represent the people but instead represented the agricultural aristocracy and big business and the banksters. There was also an influx of aliens (mostly Irish Catholics and Germans) who Americans believed did not understand or appreciate Americas values. The political parties agitated the people over these immigrants, creating a constant state of strife in addition to the already existing acrimony over the slavery issue, the addition of states to the union and tariffs.
Americas current political system is very similar. Regardless of which party holds power, government grows more oppressive and steals more wealth from its people. It creates one crisis after the other, keeping the people agitated against each other so they cannot focus on the real culprit behind their lost liberties: fascist government.
Elite politicians and most white progressives hold most Americans in great disdain. To them, conservatives are racist hicks and trailer trash clinging to their guns and religion backward and ignorant and anti progressive. Or, in their minds, regressive. To the elite politicians and most white progressives, blacks are incapable of providing for themselves or are simply another minority group ripe for continued exploitation. It is slavery under another name.
Elite politicians and most white progressives would like nothing more than to see those in flyover country left to their own devices. Yet talk of separation is deemed seditious, unpatriotic or unAmerican; and those who mention secession are considered more dangerous than ISIS, or IS or ISIL by the current regime. Just belonging to a group discussing secession now gets you raided by the FBI and fingerprinted and your personal communication devices confiscated.
This is freedom in America.
The Constitution was ratified to create a government in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity. Can anyone honestly say American government does these things today?
Remember who is ultimately in charge of all things, and we have turned away from HIS protection. We will now see the consequences of doing so. God's judgement is upon this Nation.
Many of us haven't yet recovered from the amazement of what's going on in our nation thanks to a parasitic sub-human monster who runs rampant.
Time to wake up.
It’s amazing the grief I get when I tell people that the US did not become socialist so much as fascist. They think I’m nuts until I ask them to read up on what fascism actually means and how it is applied. Limits on incandescent bulbs - fascism. Limits on toilet bowl capacity - fascist. Minimum wage - fascist.
Once my blinders were taken off I realized we’ve been fascist to a significant degree for decades.
I blame the republicans in congress for this problem as they have done nothing to stop this fascist and his allies, maybe because the republican leadership are his allies too.
Von Mises has an excellent article on fascism, and the US fits the model.
I understand what you're saying, but I personally don't find it useful to talk about distinctions between socialism and fascism, since that conversation only provides leftists with a distraction to raise whenever they are challenged.
The truth is, socialism and fascism are two sides of the same totalitarian leftist coin. The difference between socialism and fascism is like the difference between wolf feces and bear feces, which is to say, no meaningful difference at all.
Better to go right to the core of the matter, which is that whether you are a "fascist" or a "socialist," either way, you are a totalitarian leftist and an enemy of liberty.
Which means that you are either a tyrant, a tyrant wannabe, or a tyrant enabler, and thus can NEVER claim to be one of the good guys, or to hold the moral high ground under any circumstances.
Limits on incandescent bulbs - fascism
I went to the store to buy light bulbs yesterday. It was the first time ever that I could not find the incandescent bulbs. All they had were the halogen bulbs and they were $6 for two! I didn’t buy any and will continue to look for the incandescent ones. Our government is way out of control and needs to be reigned in.
I think the word fascist has been used so much to describe right-wing politics that the real meaning has been lost.
Nothing I disagree with there.
I’ll throw this out: more and more, over the last 10 years, the US reminds me of how, in grade school in the 60’s, the USSR was described to me.
It is criminal enterprise under the guise of government!
We have a large population in modern America that could not abide freedom. They could not or refused to survive under the governing system of our constitution. We have an elite class that wants to “rule” in a globalist system of governance and that uses this incapable and dysfunctional segment of the population as an excuse to dissolve the constitution and steal from the people.
There is only one way we could retrieve our Republic and that is to split the Nation. But that is not going to happen without a civil war and the police state and the mass of illegal foreign Nationals has that in check. Ultimately, we are going to lose our country totally to globalism. We have already lost most of it to globalism.
We need to create a system in which the blue states must live within their means suffer from their foolishness.
He should be ashamed, yet he is bragging.
Perhaps the biggest lie of them all.
No, no, and hell no.
I agree. I also think it is inevitable. You can read about it all over the prophesies in the Bible.
Suppose someone threw a revolution and no one cared?
Yes. That was deliberate (and typical) word play straight out of the left wing playbook. It defines the political spectrum as fascist on the right and socialist on the left.
That distinction came about after Hitler broke his non-aggression pact with Stalin by attacking the Soviet Union.
Thus, if you weren't a socialist (i.e. the enlightened good guys), then you were an evil Hitleresque fascist -- you know like F.A. Hayek, Thomas Jefferson and Ronald Reagan.)
That's why I don't get into that argument. Keep your eye on the ball when arguing with leftists.
I agree with most of the conclusions and rational of the piece. but could these writers get a clue about the segregationist wording of this phrase and eliminate it from thoughtful conservative dialog —
republican principles of federalism (states rights)
rights are granted by god on individual human beings. states are grated powers by the people who live in them.
also the phrase “crony capitalist” as a substitute for socialist or communist. please writers don’t mix the two principles like the left wants us to do.
was it a separate article or something from his book human action?
Reminds me of New Speak, Orwellian.
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