"The public/private merger exists not only on the
tangible levels of policy and money but on intangible - though equally potent -
social, cultural, and socioeconomic levels as well."
With Liberty and Justice for Some
404 BC Thirty Tyrants are a
pro-Spartan oligarchy installed in Athens after defeat in the Peloponnesian
The Thirty sought to exile or kill anyone who outwardly opposed
Socrates remained in the city through this period, which
caused the public to associate him with the Thirty and may have contributed to
his eventual death sentence, especially since Critias had been his
Led by Critias, Thirty Tyrants preside over a reign of terror
in which they execute, murder, and
exile hundreds of Athenians, seizing property.
Critias has been
described as "the first Robespierre" due to his
Both Isocrates and Aristotle (the latter in the Athenian
Constitution) have reported that the Thirty executed 1500 people without
Socrates begins his legal defence by telling the jury
their minds are
Socrates solves the Divine Paradox - even the wisest men have
Socrates says that
his wisdom is in being aware
that he is ignorant:
"I am wiser than this
man; it is likely that neither of us knows anything worthwhile, but
he thinks he knows something,
when he does not."
Socrates notes those
fearing death show ignorance
as they may never notice.
a lawful authority,
either human or divine, should
Socrates holds up the mirror claiming the greatest good
occurs in Athens when a citizen' moral concern is for the eternal souls of his
Socrates askes for proof of an attempt to corrupt and
The irreverent self-defense speech angers the jurors and
sentenced to death.
He prophesies death will cause
come forward and replace
"In autocratic regimes, the
holders of power become
increasingly tyrannical with
experience of the
delights that power can afford." - Bertrand Russell
Empire marketing pitch of
genocide - Soviet,
Khmer Rouge - are based on
the myth murder sprees are
organized by a single
Historians of tyranny have a mission to deliver
warnings from the past of the social
political conditions that brought these people to power.
Trujillo Molina, Jonas Savimbi,
Charles Taylor or
are presented as one dimensional psychopaths with
delusions of grandeur there is
no warning that a culture
has stumbled into the danger zone.
Nothing is learned about
the chain of events and the
systems of control used by
the ruling class to
understand how genocidal nightmares are
"Tyranny can't be isolated to
just one person giving orders.
It is an entire society
consisting of bullies and the
bullied." - Bill Decker
Charmless psychopaths never
rise to power
without the backing of a
culture already steeped in
firmly set in spiritual
1930's Fascism sweeps Europe.
In Spain, Germany, and
Italy industrialists and
aristocracy forge alliances with
right-wing radicals and
charismatic leaders to win elections.
Fascists took over government ministries running them for their
own profit, pouring government money into
corporate coffers by awarding lucrative contracts to
prosecute wars and
infrastructure with little
"Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far
as it openly proclaims the
of domination that is elsewhere concealed." -
The Corporate State is
concerned with individual welfare only when the promotion of
coincides with needs of the State.
The Fascist State
charters corporations while
profits through State decree,
Fascist conception of life stresses the importance of the State and
accepts the individual
only in so far as his interests coincide with those of the State." - Benito
January 21, 2010 The Supreme Court
decides in Citizens United v. Federal
Election Commission that corporations and unions
First Amendment protection of free
speech is violated if contributions are limited.
"If the First
Amendment has any force, it prohibits Congress from fining or jailing citizens,
or associations of citizens, for simply engaging in political speech." -
Justice Kennedy majority opinion,
Citizens United effectively is
a coup de grâce to citizen participation in the
once viable liberal democratic
republic of the United States of America.
"Fascism is definitely and
absolutely opposed to the doctrines of liberalism, both in the political and
the economic sphere." - Benito Mussolini
rather than focusing on
individual rights and
equality of opportunity.
Liberalistic ideology includes:
basic human rights;
true free market
freedom of thought and speech;
the right to question the authority
of the State;
limitations on the power of the
rule of law
applied equally to all
segments of society;
free exchange of ideas,
Elected fascist governments of Spain, Germany and Italy used
invocations of patriotism, the
threat of terrorist attacks, the
fear of permanent war, and
and homeland security to
privatize the commons, tame the
criticism by opponents, and turn government over to corporate
Political leaders appeal to
is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a
a fascist dictatorship, a parliament or
a communist dictatorship.
People can always be
brought to the bidding of the leaders.
Tell them they are being
attacked, denounce the
peacemakers for lack of patriotism and
exposing the country to
danger." - Hermann Goering
Communism is, by definition,
defined as government ownership and/or
control over basic means of
production, distribution of
goods and services - total government.
If you have total government
does it matter what you call it?
Corporatism is defined
as corporate control over the
basic means of production and distribution of resources, governance by
Alphabet agencies are incorportions:
foe is a swarm of locust like human beings
dedicated to "reforming" and
perpetuating corporatism, the very system that has led us to this woeful
state of environmental,
economic, social, and
the systemization of greed,
camouflaged by the
narcotic of consumerism.
The illusion of equal opportunity for all
has seduced hundreds of millions of people
into ignoring its contradictions,
injustices, and malevolence.
Corporatism has inflicted
deep wounds upon the Earth.
It is a
persistent infection that must be
eradicated to avert the
sixth mass extinction, acceleration
of climate change, further economic collapse,
severe shortages of potable
water and perpetual resource
wars." - Jason Miller
Corporatism as a
share-the-wealth program is a
confidence game to
get the populace to surrender their freedom to a
collectivist corporate monopoly.
Sycophants, told they are building a paradise, are
constructing a jail.
Americans, indoctrinated to
think corporatism is a share-the-wealth program, fail to note
it is a method to consolidate and
Lincoln Steffens in The Shame of the Cities American democracy
failures stemmed from one source - self-interested control of
Lincoln Steffens characterized this as
a category of treason
because "the effect is to literally change
the form of government from one
representative of the people to an oligarchy representative of the
"The Fascist State lays claim to rule in the
economic field." - Benito Mussolini
came as a severe shock to learn that several of the greatest American corporate
leaders were in league with Nazi corporations before and after
Pearl Harbor, including
IG Farben, the
colossal Nazi industrial trust.
Each of these business leaders was
entangled with the others through interlocking directorates or financial
All were represented by
Bank or by Chase National
Bank and by the Nazi attorneys Gerhardt Westrick and Dr. Heinrich Albert.
All had connections to that crucial Nazi economist, Emil Puhl, of
Hitler's Reichsbank and the Bank for International
Several not only sought a continuing alliance of
interests for the duration of World
War II but supported the idea of a negotiated peace with Germany that would
bar any reorganization of Europe along liberal lines.
It would leave as
its residue a police state that
would place the tycoons in postwar possession of financial, industrial, and
When war was over, the survivors pushed into
Germany, protected their assets, restored Nazi friends to high office, helped
provoke the Cold War.
What would have happened if millions of
American and British people, struggling with coupons and lines at the gas
stations, had learned that in 1942
Standard Oil of New
Jersey managers shipped enemy fuel through neutral Switzerland and that the
enemy was shipping Allied fuel?
Suppose the public had discovered that the Chase Bank in Nazi-occupied
Paris after Pearl Harbor was doing millions of dollars' worth of business with
the enemy with the full knowledge of the head office in Manhattan?
Ford trucks were being built for the German occupation troops in France with
authorization from Dearborn, Michigan?
Colonel Sosthenes Behn, the head of the international telephone amalgamation
ITT, flew from New York to Madrid to Berne during the war to help improve
Hitler's communications systems and improve the automaton bombs that devastated
Or that ITT built
the Focke-Wolfe that dropped bombs on British and American troops?
that crucial ball bearings were shipped to Nazi-associated customers in Latin
America with the collusion of the
vice-chairman of the US War Production Board in partnership with
Göring's cousin in Philadelphia when American forces were desperately
short of them?
Or that such arrangements were known about in Washington
and either sanctioned or deliberately ignored?
transactions sanctioned before and after Pearl Harbor.
edict, issued six days after December 7, 1941, actually set up the legislation
whereby licensing arrangements for trading with the enemy could officially be
During the years after Pearl Harbor the government permitted
ITT was allowed to
continue its relations with the Axis and Japan until 1945.
was made to prevent Ford from working with the Germans in Occupied France, nor
were Chase Bank or Morgan Bank forbidden from keeping open their branches in
Occupied Paris." - Charles Higham
"When fascism comes to America it will be
in the flag and carrying the cross." - Sinclair Lewis
Fascism has been defined as a system of
government that exercises a dictatorship of the extreme right, typically
through the merging of state and business leadership together with
"I don't care if Democratic presidential candidate John
Edwards is using fascist author Ann Coulter to raise money." -
"The only reason that we are still in Iraq is to distract
voters from corrupt politicians and their
cronies looting the
treasury." - Steve Harrington
"Defense Secretary Donald
Rumsfeld's comparison of our enemies in the Middle East to fascist
countries of theory is an interesting stretch.
Fascist governments have
the following characteristics:
domination of all branches of government and the
news via economic relationships and
military to promote
national unity and expand
blind obedience to the
national leader, and dismissal of any international laws unless they are
temporarily expedient." -
"The federal government
spends half its tax dollars on military operations.
It is the
largest single sustained activity of the
The military-industrial establishment is a very
profits are always guaranteed." - Chris Hedges
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