Threat of Totalitarianism in America
There are two ways in which totalitarian regimes come about. One - seen in cases of non-democratic previous governments - is through violent overthrow of the existing regime. The other - seen in cases of democratic previous governments - is through using the democratic institutions to subvert them to totalitarianism. The first is seen in the case of the Bolshevik Revolution. The second is seen in the rise of Nazism.
Hitler had used the democratic institutions of the Weimar Republic to take over and impose totalitarianism. There are entities in America at this time who are attempting to pull the same trick. And like Hitler, they come, not from the left, but from the Right.
These entities include, but are not limited to: Alex Jones; the Tea Party; and of course the Christian Right. All of the preceding are doing exactly what Hitler had done - appeal to previous orders and ways of existence, under false notion of what constitutes national greatness and national values, and while blaming the liberals, the feminists, the unions, and the minority religions, for the supposed dissolution of the same. And their goals are exactly the same as those of Hitler: To subvert democracy, impose totalitarianism, and wage a holocaust against everyone who does not buy into their party line.
There were not enough people confronting Hitler's lies, and there are not enough people confronting the lies of these would-be totalitarians either. And there should be. These people have many tricks up their sleeve, and many of their tactics are quite beyond those that were known in 1930s. Make no mistake about it. These people intend either to force you to be them or to kill you. And their false claims of being true Americans, or of valuing the Constitution, or of having democratic intent, are nothing but cynical manipulation by those who intend the extinction of the same.
The people who portray Obama as a totalitarian or a Communist are lying as such people do always. If Obama was a totalitarian or a Communist, then people who accuse him of being the same would be dead or in labor camps. That they are instead free to spread their propaganda, shows that Obama is neither the totalitarian nor the Communist that they accuse him of being. Whereas there have been many statements by people in the Tea Party camp and in the Christian Right advocating real totalitarianism, including imprisoning and murdering people who are not them.
It is time that the people of America wake up to this threat and know with what it is that they are being faced. And as one looks at these people scapegoating and slandering everyone - scientists, journalists, Jews, feminists, United Nations, liberals, environmentalists, Obama, Democrats - see what they have to offer, not just to these people, but to everyone else. Their intent is this: Totalitarianism against everyone; holocaust against everyone who would not accept their domination. And it is time that American people wake up to these people's true character and save themselves and their country from this very real totalitarian threat.