Principles for advancing fascism are simple
This is the course Germany took.
We may not go that far, but the impulse is the same
particularly when the 'president' is obsessed with consent.
(adapted from a Conservative Christian Facebook Page)
Discredit the Media
Silence Scientists and Government Employees
As hate crime against minorities rise, civil liberties "must be" compromised.
Law & Order is the rationale.
Those opposed are ridiculed
Wealthy supporters consolidate and buy media outlets faithful to to ruling party
A declaration that unity can only come from restoring "traditional values".
The disabled, gays, non-Christians, people of color are dispensed with.
These steps have wasted no time. Stories from mixed sources .
1. Bannon Says Media Should ‘Keep Its Mouth Shut’
2. The insanity of muzzling a free press
3. Shepard Smith on the attempts to degrade a free press
4. Kill the First Amendment
Hate On The Rise After Trump's Election
Trump has ordered his new administration to publish a weekly list of crimes committed by immigrants.
While the logo still says Fox News, the network itself has morphed into Trump TV
He ordered that Christians and others from minority religions be granted priority over Muslims.