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The Constitutional Republic is dead
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
The Constitution is Dead
Some of you may be aware of how the nazis and their propaganda arm
succeeded in taking over Germany by using "The Big Lie". The brains
of many Americans automatically shut down anytime someone refers
either to leaders or government programs as being Nazi or fascist in
nature. Should you feel that switch engaging try to bear with me unless
you're afraid of the truth in which case you should read no further and go
back to your waking sleep that you call reality.
It was a symbol used widely in the Roman Empire and it consists of rods bound together around an axe. This axe is the origin of the term Axis Powers for the fascist countries in the Second World War. The symbolism is of people and countries bound together under a common centralised dictatorship, the axe.
Not only was this used by Ancient Rome back in the day as one of its Symbols of "Supreme Authority", but also by the Original "Axis Powers" of Europe back in the first half of the 20th Century prior too and during WWII.
Numerous governments and other authorities have used the image of the fasces as a symbol of power since the end of the Roman Empire. It has also been used to hearken back to the Roman republic, particularly by those who see themselves as modern-day successors to the old republic.
Where the elite is concerned, he has fun comparing the huge travelling circus of officials that accompanies the American President with the similar entourage of a Roman emperor. Both surround a leader so coddled and cocooned that he has little real contact with the outside world.
And just as Rome was said to contain the omphalos or navel of the world, so the Washington elite are inclined to suppose that everything revolves around them.
The rise of fascism itself is a complex story, much less the rise of American fascism. Just as understanding the rise of fascism in Europe requires understanding the conditions of the time, so too understanding fascism in America requires understanding the conditions leading up to its transformation into a fascist state.
Before getting to that, though, it has to be clear that this is not about proving that something is good or bad, or trying to demonize American policy by associating it with fascism. In some respects American fascism could be considered "benevolent fascism." The rise of fascism in America was a multi-faceted process that took place over time, and was really a part of a larger trend in the 20th century that included other nations as well. As was stated in Part I, fascism developed as a solution to perceived social and economic problems from a certain perspective - a "right-wing" perspective. This is an analysis of American policy and society and the correlations with fascist ideology as described in Part I of this series:
Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
There never was a constitutional republic except in your text books
What there was, was a Masonic conspiracy to incorporate yet another Roman State into the Empire.