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Trump’s not Hitler, he’s Mussolini: How GOP anti-intellectualism created a modern fascist movement in America

Trump’s not Hitler, he’s Mussolini: How GOP anti-intellectualism created a modern fascist movement in America - Salon.com

Not an endorsement of Napoleon, but he saw right through certain things. But in the grown up world of the 21st C, is it possible to still be relying on imaginary friends of this kind and expect anyone of taste or intellect to take you seriously?

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Frank Zappa - The essence of Christianity is told to us in the garden of Eden story. The subtext is all the suffering you have is because you wanted to find out what was going on. You could be in the garden of Eden if you had just kept your fucking mouth shut and hadn't asked any questions.

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Trump’s not Hitler, he’s Mussolini: How GOP anti-intellectualism created a modern fascist movement in America

Trump’s not Hitler, he’s Mussolini: How GOP anti-intellectualism created a modern fascist movement in America - Salon.com

Oh yes, being true to oneslef, questioning everything, not jumping on bandwagons, using logic and critical thinking...living free in wild, whacky, free-spirited ways...be it do it!

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