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The statement within your first paragraph, "President Biden, Democrat politicians, and the mainstream media alike, regularly make claims that Republicans and Trump “MAGA” supporters are extremists and threats to democracy. " is absolutely correct. Republicans and MAGA supporters are absolutely a threat to democracy and for that we should be thankful. (This may fall under the classification of word parsing.) Democrats are doing everything possible to promote democracy because in a democracy, the majority wins. Period. If the majority considers your statements to be objectionable, they will run over your first amendment rights like an 18-wheeler rolling down a highway.

While the terms "democracy" and "constitutional republic" are often used interchangeably, they are far different. The Democrat plan is to defeat all Republican and Independent candidates and office holders and achieve a majority in all legislative bodies, thereby allowing them to turn our constitutional republic into a democracy. At that point, they'll make the constitution essentially null and void. Anyone who doubts that need look no further than the Democrat persecution (not prosecution) of Donald Trump and his associates.

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💯💯💯

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Yes, leftists are the extremists. They make the extreme claims and demands:

Decriminalizing theft.

Government funded late-term abortion on demand.

Universal Basic Income.

Man-made Global Warming.

Genital mutilation of minors, with or without parental consent.

Giving illegal immigrants the rights of citizens.

There are no biological sexes, only numerous genders.

Ideas like mass infanticide is good, men can really be women... The list can go on and on. These are extreme demands and extremely false claims. The leftists are the extremists.

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Apr 9Liked by Marcus Watkins

In my humble opinion, you rip them like a pro.

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Thank you!! 🙏🏾

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Apr 10Liked by Marcus Watkins

It's truly Bizzaroland out there!

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Well-written. I lived for 31 years in the "belly of the beast" of San Francisco. Today, the far Left maniacs closed down the Golden Gate Bridge and some of the East Bay freeways with their petulant demands over "Palestine" and "Hamas." How much more can ordinary people take with this utter madness? Just keeping the basics afloat and keeping sane in the chaos takes a huge effort. I am so glad I am far away from San Francisco now, even though I am glad for the mostly good memories. I am grateful to be a Conservative and a common sense person who sees through the fake outrage. I was a Leftist in youth and gradually grew out of it. Getting older is a core reason for that, as life is more blunt the older you get.

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There’s nothing crazy about the Democrats’ agenda: Every Democrat policy is designed to build the party’s voting coalition: https://daveziffer.substack.com/p/theres-nothing-crazy-about-the-democrats

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I will continue voting for the party that guarantees women are allowed to terminate non-viable and life threatening pregnancies *before* they become septic. The only party that does that right now is the Democratic Party.

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Wrong. Name one state where termination of a dead fetus to prevent sepsis in the mother is illegal.

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Irrelevant, because too many medical professionals are afraid of going to prison for doing just this. Republicans have to make it clear that women and their health care providers will absolutely not be jailed for such terminations. Have them state it out loud as a matter of public record. Because until then, the only party anyone knows for sure won't press charges is the Democratic Party.

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Afraid? Proof? What proof that a physician is willing to risk a woman’s life from sepsis produced by a dead fetus? Cite cases and outcomes. Cite policy of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Even anti abortionists don’t believe a woman who has already lost her baby in utero should now risk her own life. Sounds like you’re an extreme abortionist. For shame.

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And the LA TIMES? You have not shown one legal case against a physician performing an abortion or evacuation of a dead fetus for cause. Fear, yes, as these leftists always attempt to evoke when they know their arguments are false. Even so, in an extraordinarily stupid charge against a physician what do you think a jury of men and women peers would decide?

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People are afraid of being jailed, and if the Republican party refuses to say they won't be, they will continue to lose the support of American women.

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Hilarious! You trust VOX?

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And now women are losing wanted pregnancies. Come on, Republican politicians, state for the record that saving women's lives won't send them to jail.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/emergency-rooms-refused-treat-pregnant-040150594.html

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Some of us are educated and understand history.

Jaut admit that you’re a fascist authoritarian who wants America destroyed. Just admit it. Dont be a pussy.

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Were you looking in the mirror when you wrote that?

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THEY'RE COMING FOR YOUR GAS STOVES, JEFF!!! THEY'RE TEACHING HOW TO FUCK IN KINDERGARTEN AND MAKING EVERYONE HATE WHITE PEOPLE!!! MY GOD, JEFF, DO SOMETHING!!!!

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Why ya yelling bro? It doesn’t come across as very educated and makes you look like a fascist brown shirt.

FYI, fascism comes from the left not the right and you’re obviously a lefty.

It was a simple question, were you looking in the mirror when you made that snotty post?

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Fascism is a far right ideology. Always has been. Facts dont care about your feelings.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism

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Oh, wikipedia, wow.

Let’s disregard the fact that Mussolini was a socialist, a union organizer, an editor for a socialist magazine and that his father was also a socialist. Let’s just pretend none of that influenced him.

Did wiki mention that on numerous occasions, Mussolini identified his economic policies with “state capitalism”—the exact phrase that Vladimir Lenin used to usher in his New Economic Policy (NEP). Lenin wrote: “State capitalism would be a step forward as compared with the present state of affairs in our Soviet Republic.” After Russia’s economy collapsed in 1921, Lenin allowed privatization and private initiative, and he let the people trade, buy and sell for private profit. Lenin was moving towards a mixed economy. He even demanded that state-owned companies operate on profit/loss principles. Lenin acknowledged that he had to back away from total socialism and allow some capitalism.

Mussolini followed Lenin’s example and proceeded to establish a state-driven economic model in Italy. In essence, Mussolini’s fascism was simply an imitation of Lenin’s “third way,” which combined market-based mechanisms and socialism—similar to Red China’s “market socialism.” In short, Lenin’s revised Marxism culminated in “socialist-lite” policies that helped inspire Mussolini to craft his own Italian-style fascism. Thus, one could argue that Lenin’s politics were the first modern-day version of fascism and state-corporatism.

Did wiki mention that in The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, Sheldon Richman states: “As an economic system, fascism is socialism with a capitalist veneer.” Richman contends that socialism seeks to abolish capitalism outright, while fascism gives the appearance of a market-based economy, even though it relies heavily on the central planning of all economic activities. According to authors Roland Sarti and Rosario Romeo, “[U]nder Fascism the state had more latitude for control of the economy than any other nation at the time except for the Soviet Union.”

Interestingly, Mussolini found much of John Maynard Keynes’s (the current hero of the socialist) economic theories consistent with fascism, writing: “Fascism entirely agrees with Mr. Maynard Keynes, despite the latter’s prominent position as a Liberal. In fact, Mr. Keynes’ excellent little book, The End of Laissez-Faire (l926) might, so far as it goes, serve as a useful introduction to fascist economics. There is scarcely anything to object to in it and there is much to applaud.”

Economist who fled the Nazi conquest of Europe, contended that the “economic program of Italian Fascism did not differ from the program of British Guild Socialism as propagated by the most eminent British and European socialists.”

It’s fair to say that the economics of Italian Fascism was Marxist and syndicalist-inspired—and far more left-wing socialist than the economies of many current western nations that embrace a mixed economy of socialism, welfarism and unionism.

Like you said, facts don’t care about your feelings.

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I would also like to point out that the system you desperately try to protect has been an abject failure on every level, which is why you are suddenly imagining that communists are everywhere. Your system could not deliver anything that it promised, but has consistently acted with extreme violence towards any other option. If I say I can make a better automobile but you bomb the factory before it gets the first model out, was my idea a failure? NO.

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It is amazing how kneejerk reactionary fascists are when they see a Wiki link. It was fully expected, right on time. Great job!

You have discredited nothing. All fascism begins with appealing to angry workers, just like trump did. You can sling "socialism!!" arpund all you want, but fascism has nothing to do with socialism at all. It is a far right ideology. Always has been.

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Ah. So only fascist have knee-jerk reactions to wiki. Got it. Calling out wiki as a weak source isn’t knee-jerk, it’s fact. Remember, facts don’t care about your feelings. Here’s a quote for you to think about:

“Stalinism and fascism, in spite of a deep difference in social foundations, are symmetrical phenomena. In many of their features they show a deadly similarity.”

Leon Trotsky, “The Revolution Betrayed” (1936)

Stalinism is an offshoot of communism and both have roots in the left. According to wiki that Trotsky guy was a big wig in the whole movement. Just sayin’.

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Huge failure on your part. You forgot to reference all quotes on the subject from the Library of Congress .

What is it about you arrogant fucks that makes you utterly incapable of understanding how summary sources work?? Wiki isnt a "weak source", its a fucking starting summary. YOU are welcome to edit it if you can do so honestly.

Your hand-waving has cost you dearly. You cannot be taken seriously.

FASCISM IS A FAR RIGHT IDEOLOGY. ALWAYS HAS BEEN.

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I forgot to mention…

Giovanni Gentile, do you know of him? He was the intellectual author of the “doctrine of fascism,” which he wrote in conjunction with Benito Mussolini. Gentile’s sources of inspiration were thinkers such as Hegel, Nietzsche, and also Karl Marx.

Gentile declared “Fascism is a form of socialism, in fact, it is its most viable form.” Now who would know more about the roots of fascism if not the man who is called the “Ideological father of fascism”? I’m sure you know more about it than he does.

How about Don Luigi Sturzo? He was an anti-fascist who was exiled from Italy in 1924 because of his anti-fascist comments. He provided us with the reductio ad absurdum: “Fascism was black communism and communism was red fascism”.

But what did he know? I’m sure you know more about fascism than the man who exiled by actual fascist.

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You assume I even went to your weak ass wiki. Wiki isn’t a viable source except for the uninformed.

Hand waving? It appears you are the one frothing at the mouth but I wouldn’t expect less than that from a leftist.

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