Apr 20, 2007

The Party of Brownshirts--Republican Party has become Constitution-hating Fascists

..and the Democrats (always pushing a Socialist agenda as well) are very selective about which powers they oppose, leaving Americans outside of the two-party tyranny for relief.  But this is nothing new, since the Yankee rebellion in 1860 where "radical republicans" overthrew and consolidated Federal power over the states, by force of arms.   Bush has done more to enlarge Federal power, contrary to the Constitution, than any President since Lincoln, and the neoconservatives are today's "radical republicans", that have no respect for the Constitution whatsoever.

(Paul Craig Roberts was in the Reagan administration).

The Party of Brownshirts

Neoconservatives have turned the Republican Party into a Brownshirt Party. Look at the evidence. While real patriots flee the party, the remaining supporters cling to power by asserting dictatorial dominance for President Bush. The Republican Attorney General denies that the US Constitution provides habeas corpus protection to American citizens. Rudy Giuliani and Mitt Romney, Republican candidates for the 2008 presidential campaign, believe the president has the power to imprison US citizens indefinitely without warrants or trials. The "conservative" Federalist Society favors concentrating more power in the executive. Neoconservative ideologues claim the right to impose American hegemony over all others—especially over Muslims. All of these Republican tyrants and budding tyrants claim to be protecting liberty and democracy....(cont.)