Certainly, since the attacks of 9/11 the U.S. has become more authoritarian, more militarized, and less free. But to describe this as "fascism" is misleading.
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This database reportedly contains the names of Americans who, "often for the slightest and most trivial reason, are considered unfriendly, and who, in a time of panic, might be incarcerated."
We are, for all intents and purposes, one terrorist attack away from having a full-fledged authoritarian state emerge from the shadows.
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