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Fascism, as explained by Benito Mussolini and Alfredo Rocco, is personified in the form of extreme authoritarian nationalism to one's state. Fascism is above mere class struggle and exploitation, as the socialist claims, and finds itself on par with the "multitude of a single idea": subjection to the will of the state. Fascism requires an individual's ultimate subservience to the state.
Right-wing media absurdly claim NAACP is "manufactur[ing]" existence of racism in tea parties
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July 16, 2010 10:17 pm ET — 16 Comments Glenn Beck suggested that the financial regulatory reform law would let President Obama "take over Fox" if he determines Fox News is being "too negative."
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Earlier this year three bishops travelled to the Vatican to talk over an offer made by Pope Benedict XVI inviting disillusioned Anglicans to convert to Catholicism, while still keeping tenets of their own faith. Within the Roman Catholic Church itself there have been growing calls to allow women to become priests in the wake of the widespread paedophilia scandal. A demonstration staged in St Peter’s Square last month saw calls for the Pope to open the ranks of priests to women to renew the Church and solve a chronic shortage in ministries around the world.
This memo concludes that the U.S. can apprehend people without official immigration status in Iraq and forcibly move them to other countries, even if they have 'protected personî status under the Geneva Convention. The memo also finds that legal aliens can be taken to other countries for 'brief, but not indefiniteî periods of interrogation.
Morning Bell: The Lawyers and Lobbyists Full Employment Act | The Foundry: Conservative Policy News.Without spending a single dime, the Obama administration did more yesterday to create jobs for the U.S. economy than it has throughout its entire existence. With the single stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill that set in motion 243 new formal rule-makings by 11 different federal agencies.
In the end, it's only a beginning. The far-reaching new banking and consumer protection bill awaiting President Barack Obama's signature now shifts from the politicians to the technocrats. The legislation gives regulators latitude and time to come up with new rules, requires scores of studies and, in some instances, depends on international agreements falling into place.
I don’t think Rep. Michele Bachmann, the very right-wing Republican from Minnesota, is doing her party any favors by creating a Tea Party Caucus in the House of Representatives.
UPDATE, 5:16 p.m.: Vitter has now written a note of apology to Maddow. Original post: Oh, what fun!
The summer months are typically when the quality of political discourse in this country reaches its yearly nadir.
Media falsely suggest Kagan lied when she said ACOG believed "partial-birth abortion" was sometimes "the medically best procedure"
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