Why Do You Think I'm a Threat To America?
Voting for Republicans is, tragically, voting against America -- It's really just that simple.
This has led to an explosion of antisemitic, anti-Black, and anti-Hispanic violence and the murder of numerous people, both Black, Hispanic, Asian, and Jewish, in venues from synagogues to supermarkets to churches.
As America becomes more multiracial, bigots and political opportunists like Trump and the leadership of the GOP see this as an opportunity rather than as a threat to America. And, indeed, demagogues have used this strategy throughout history to seize political power, usually at the cost of great bloodshed and political and cultural upheaval, a price they're openly willing to pay so long as it's not their blood that's spilled.*Lying has become the core of their political strategy.
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|Tuesday's Daily Stack
Hour One: Voting for Republicans is, tragically, voting against America -- Itâ€™s really just that simple
Speech: "Campaign dinner address of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (the Fala speech)
", 9/23/1944 "Remember, a number of years ago, there was a book, Mein Kampf, written by Hitler himself. The technique was all set out in Hitler's book - and it was copied by the aggressors of Italy and Japan. According to that technique, you should never use a small falsehood; always a big one, for its very fantastic nature would make it more credible - if only you keep repeating it over and over and over again.
Speech: " Campaign Address at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
", October 23, 1940 "I make the charge now that those falsifications are being spread for the purpose of filling the minds and the hearts of the American people with fear. They are used to create fear by instilling in the minds of our people doubt of each other, doubt of their Government, and doubt of the purposes of their democracy
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Bible: "The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'
" - Matthew 25:40
Hour Two: Republicans just gave the country a master class on extremism
- Dean Obeidallah
, Host of Dean Obeidallah show weekdays 6-9PMET @SXMProgress Radio Ch127 / Columnist - CNN.com
/ Contributor - The New Republic
Law: "U.S. Code Title 18 Part I Chapter 113B § 2331
(5) the term "domestic terrorism" means activities that—
(A) involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State;
(B) appear to be intended—
(i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population;
(ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or
(iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping; and
(C) occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States;
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We're building an economy from the bottom up and middle out.
" by President Biden
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" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Dietrich Bonhoeffer" by Holocaust Encyclopedia.
Quote: "I have come to the conclusion that I made a mistake in coming to America. I must live through this difficult period in our national history with the people of Germany. I will have no right to participate in the reconstruction of Christian life in Germany after the war if I do not share the trials of this time with my people.
" - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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And, the WV Abortion Ban - Ixya Vega
, Member - Morgantown City Council
(representing 3rd Ward) / Community Organizer-Planned Parenthood South Atlantic & Planned Parenthood Votes! South Atlantic in West Virginia
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