Sunday, February 06, 2005

Libertarian Voices Gather: Are the Days of American Democracy Numbered?

Calamity and Prosperity are the Touchstones of Integrity.--Poor Richard

Scott McConnell:
War to export democracy may wreck our own
I don't think the proto-fascist mood is strongest among the so-called Christian Right...the Bush administration still seems more embarrassed than proud of its most authoritarian aspects...And yet the very fact that the f-word can be seriously raised in an American context is evidence enough that we have moved into a new period. The invasion of Iraq has put the possibility of the end to American democracy on the table and has empowered groups on the Right that would acquiesce to and in some cases welcome the suppression of core American freedoms. That would be the titanic irony of course, the mother of them all--that a war initiated under the pretense of spreading democracy would lead to its destruction in one of its very birthplaces. But as historians know, history is full of ironies.

Continued below:
Hunger for Dictatorship

Today's Conservatives are Fascists

The Reality of Red State Fascism