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Waiting for America
PJ Media, by Richcrd Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 6/29/2014 9:44:44 AM

Robert Zubrin writes, in a National Review article, about a secret meeting between Western national socialist parties and the agent of Vladimir Putin. The venue is what you would expect: a James Bond like setting with mysterious billionaires in attendance. (Snip) From Obama’s point of view his main frustration must be his inability to match the expansionary efforts of his rivals. No wonder he hates the Republican Congress so; without their narrow minded obstruction he might already be a Herman von Rompuy. And who’s resisting the trend towards gigantism? Nobody but a ragtag UKIP here and tattered Tea Party there.

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Wtetchcrd has written an interesting essay about creeping fascism in Russia, the EU--and, yes, America, as the alliance of government and big business push their empowerment to the outer limits. The glamor of authoritarianism is back with a vengeance. Where is the Twenty-first Century´s Churchill, who by dint of moral authority and great courage will kick history back toward beneficial change, for a change.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hazymac, 6/29/2014 9:53:28 AM     (No. 9904188)

Oops, that´s Wretchard. And there´s no doubt that a new outbreak of what can only be called fascism has occurred in many places around the globe as American leadership has all but disappeared in the past five years, loosing the Robber Kings from all four corners like clouds of locusts upon their beleaguered citizens. The last two times these gyrations took place, the result was the Great War, and a quarter century later, World War II. At least America got its black president, and may soon has its woman president, celebrities voted for, celebrated, and venerated by the unwise and the uneducated. What could possibly go wrong?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 6/29/2014 10:30:53 AM     (No. 9904240)

ask any 15 people on the street and they probably couldn´t explain Facism. The problem with raising a new Churchill is that most Americans don´t really understand what we´re up against - nor do they honestly care...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MirJoy, 6/29/2014 10:42:50 AM     (No. 9904254)

FTA: "The world belongs to the elite ... to the people bored with making money."



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Reply 4 - Posted by: biggun, 6/29/2014 11:04:02 AM     (No. 9904286)

#1 Why do you call him Wretchard? The inference seems to be pejorative.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hazymac, 6/29/2014 11:28:14 AM     (No. 9904311)

I´ve been reading the Belmost Club for over eleven years. Only relatively recently has it become subsumed beneath the PJ Media banner under the byline of Richard Fernandez. Before then, and even now in the comments section, he writes under the pen name Wretchard. Concerning the comments underneath the essays, some very impressive thinkers besides Fernandez weigh in with their impressions of what he has written, and he frequently expounds upon and amplifies what he has written in the essay, and responds to the others´ comments. Fernandez doesn´t consider Wretchard to be any more a pejorative than "Bandit" was to Burt Reynolds in 1977.

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