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Vic Biorseth, Saturday,
January 17, 2015
Fascism: A regime over a government organization exalting the nation and (perhaps) an ethnicity or race above the individual and above citizen rights. It stands for strong centralized and autocratic government control, absolute economic and social regimentation, ruthless suppression of all opposition, and is headed by an absolute dictator. Fascism stresses primacy of the glorious state, unquestioned obedience to the leader and intolerance of dissent.
Fascist regimes teach subordination to the state and personal sacrifice for the good of the state. Fascism arises to power on political promises of rescuing the populace from economic, social and political chaos. It protects business, landowners and class structures threatened by chaos, worker uprisings and revolutions.
Variants of Fascism arose to power under Francisco Franco in Spain, Benito Mussolini in Italy, Adolph Hitler in Germany, and Hirohito in Japan.
Fascism first arose among Marxists in the period between the Great Wars in response to the Communist takeover of Russia and the ongoing revolutionary efforts of Communist agent provocateurs in creating and keeping worker unrest alive in other countries. Fascism was born of a rising fear of the increasingly provoked and increasingly organized working class. It was, in each case, a takeover of a budding International revolution by a National or Native revolution. It would be Our revolution rather than Their revolution.
The German variant emphasized the "Super-Race" aspect of the German people. The Italian variant emphasized the glory of the ancient Roman Empire. The Japanese variant emphasized the superiority of the Japanese race, and obedience to the Emperor-God. Just like Communism, they all lied.
Communism and Fascism are two sides of the same Marxist coin.
At the absolute root of every single variant of Marxism is the overall strategy of Niccolo Machiavelli, sometimes modified by the more progressive strategy of the Hegelian Dialectic. The goal is, quite simply, to assume absolute dictatorial power over the entire government. Pure and simple. Communism and Fascism are precisely alike in this actual strategy. Everything else is a lie. Everything else covers up the real strategy and the real purpose.
Only the dictators or would-be dictators, and perhaps their closest associates, are fully aware of this true strategy. The more removed from the dictator and his inner circle the other supporters are, the less they know about the real purpose, and they more they are "fooled" by the false propaganda. And everything - quite literally, everything - surrounding and describing Hitler, Mussolini, Hirohitto and Stalin was absolute false propaganda.
Fascism, like Communism, depends upon a population that can be fooled, in order to rise to dictatorial power. Once dictatorial power is attained, Fascism, like Communism, depends upon ruthless and brutal suppression of all opposition and even dissent.
Crony-Capitalism is a "Progressive" movement toward eventual Fascism. The Crony-Capitalist seeks partnership with government to achieve competitive advantage over some segment of the free market. Government regulation favoring their business but harming competitors, or, actual partnership with government in regulating or taxing or subsidizing some segment of the market in which they are deemed "expert".
Crony-Capitalists therefore must be seen as opposing Capitalism, because Capitalism is, quite definitively, the Free Market. To the extent that any part of it is controlled, to that same extent does it cease being a free market.
All variants of Marxism oppose Capitalism = the Free Market. On this point, Fascism and Communism agree.
Fascism seeks to eventually control all owners of Capital (property); Communism seeks to eventually own all Capital (property).
Note that these are not absolute rules. Since both forms of Marxism are purely dictatorial, the dictator may do whatever he wishes.
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