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Another Way of Looking at Things...
« on: August 31, 2016, 12:23:10 PM »
From author William Rivers Pitt, this afternoon:

Something no one is talking about that scares the hell out of me. Say by some bleak miracle Trump wins in November, and is able to assemble his "Deportation Force." Now think about the kind of person who would be attracted to joining up.
Fanatic Trump loyalists, seething with hate, faithful to the knife. You've seen them at the rallies. Put a uniform on them with "DF" on the back, arm them to the teeth, and you have a living snarl in combat boots.
If the DF came to pass, Trump would have his own army of violently devoted curb-stompers who would be loyal to him alone. It has happened many times in many places: The Praetorian Guard in Rome, the Brownshirts in Germany, the Tonton Macoute in Haiti. It has never, ever worked out well.
That's how close to the edge we are.


Just a thought.
"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

 

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