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originally posted by: operation mindcrime
a reply to: oloufo
What's in a name...
It's tempting to think antifa only means "against fascism" (because who isn't against fascism?)
They are more against capitalism than fascism and I would assume Trump is the exact opposite of that...
I agree with Paraphi on this issue, be cautious about labelling a group like antifa as a terrorist org.
originally posted by: underwerks
Antifascist isn't an organization, it's an adjective. It's a label that various groups apply to themselves because they oppose fascism. They aren't an organized group like the right wing narrative wants you to think.
Think about it. Criminalize a label that people use to refer to themselves and you have a weapon to use against anyone that opposes the government. Don't support some dumbass economic policy? You're a terrorist. Want to protest something else the government does? Well, you're antifa now. And a terrorist. And as such your right to free speech and all other rights can now be suspended.
Mark my word, all of you supporting this fascist tactic will one day suffer from it.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: TGunner
If you make Antifa a terrorist group, then you are making an ideology a terrorist group.
Antifa is an ideology.
Mostly communist, but we never did make communism a terrorist group.
originally posted by: links234
Antifa did have some brawls during their protest and some members, mostly in Portland, did some vandalism. Most `
On the other hand, the other side is driving trucks into protesters they don't believe in, committing mass acts of terror and explicitly stating their reasons were white nationalism, hatred of immigrants and the left, and the rhetoric of Donald Trump.
It's hilarious but also sad because they have to demonize Antifa as a terrorists because the FBI has stated this year that white nationalists/fascists were responsible for almost every act of domestic terrorism this year. Almost Every Single one. So of course the fascists are trying to project that it's actually the other side that are terrorists. This is the only way they can keep peddling their "both sides are The same" bull# even tho the FBI and all crime stats point to the opposite, that it is one side that is committing all the major violent acts.
F*k fascists, f*k white nationalists, and f*k every Republican that is standing up for them and providing cover for them by trying to create a false "both sides" equivalency that simply doesn't exist. They are criminals and traitors and they are the antithesis of everything America is about.
originally posted by: cenpuppie
a reply to: DBCowboy
Shhhhucks, KKK still hasn't been officially labeled a terrorist organization and they got American blood and souls on their hands. Thankfully, the FBI takes them seriously but "certain" Americans don't toss "terrorist" group on their name. I wonder why?
And Capitalism has them both beat. Capitalism lets you get away with genocide too...