He made the trains run on time and controlled the Unions

image - October 23, 2003

Fascism is recognized to have first been officially developed by Benito Mussolini, who came to power in Italy in 1922. To sum up fascism in one word would be to say "anti-liberalism".

...............Socialism and Democracy. Political doctrines pass; peoples remain. It is to be expected that this century may be that of authority, a century of the "Right," a Fascist century."

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Saturday, April 5, 2008

Susan the Bruce: Torture - the GOP Litmus Test

I have been wanting to write a political piece about what has happened to the U.S. and why it is hard to be proud to be a U.S. citizen in the time of George Bush. I couldn't find the right words but here is a small excerpt from Susan the Bruce posting facts that have to make any one ashamed of the last seven years. Please follow the link and read the whole post and read some great writing.

In 1947, after WWII, the United States charged a Japanese military officer with war crimes. Yukio Asano was found guilty of water boarding a US civilian, and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. In 1968, the Washington Post published a picture on the front page, of a US soldier engaged in questioning a captured North Vietnamese soldier. He was being held down as water was poured on his face, and a cloth covered his mouth and nose. The caption under the photograph said the technique induced a sense of drowning and suffocation, intended to make him talk. The US soldier was court-martialed within a month of the photos appearing in the paper. In 1901, a US Army major was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor for water boarding a prisoner in the Philippines, during the Spanish-American War. To read the rest of this post by one of the nets best bloggers follow this link.

Susan the Bruce: Torture - the GOP Litmus Test

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1 comment:

  1. Tom,

    Thank you for all of the good writing and good work you do. I blush at the compliments!



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