Well, there was supposed to be a November 4 demonstration calling to impeach Trump and Pence at Republic Square Park today from 1 – 5 pm, but I was there from 12:45 to about 2:30 and there was pretty much nobody. One guy with a sign, everyone else could have just been there because it was a park. Continue reading
Posted in Austin, Government, History, Police, Politics, Slavery, Society, Violence
Tagged Austin, constitution, gun rights, homeless, Impeach Trump and Pence, militias, November 4 demonstration, opinion, protests, second amendment, slavery, Trump, welfare
Fascists don’t consider violence to be per definition bad, as long as they are the ones meting it out, through violent and intimidating government actions and policies, armed militias and/or war. In Germany the Nazi Party quickly became militarized and bullied and intimidated its way into power.
But first, let’s look at America’s history of violence and intimidation. Continue reading
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Tagged fascism, fascism in America, history, Hitler, intimidation, militias, Nazi Party, opinion, Police violence, politics, second amendment, Trump, violence, Weimar Republic, WWI
Trump came in second in the Iowa caucus. It could be the beginning of the end for Trump, but who knows. This is just the Iowa caucus; there’s a lot more to come and Trump could yet become the Republican nominee. Continue reading