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Fascism Defined…

Posted by blogbymurph on September 7, 2009

Private industry under the direct control of government becomes enslaved to politics — sound familiar?  If not, recall the Stimulus Plan, bank bailouts, government takeover of GM and Chrysler, and the upcoming Obamacare and Cap & Trade schemes?  We are getting dangerously close…          

Fascism, like communism and socialism, is a form of collectivist politics. As the great author H.P. Lovecraft put it, when describing the dark gods of his horror stories: “Many names, one nightmare.” These philosophies share a belief in the supreme power and virtue of the central State. Under communism, government owns the means of production – there is no private industry. In a socialist system, the State is nominally separate from private industry, but it siphons large amounts of money from the private sector to fund the socialist agenda. Fascism maintains private industry, but places it under the direct control of the government. Private industry still exists, but the State sets production goals, directly controls economic activity, and dominates the management of corporations. Industry becomes enslaved to political goals.  Read the full article at http://hotair.com/greenroom/archives/2009/09/07/the-eff-word/ 

 

 

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