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Abolish the Nazi-Commie Nightmare of Public Firefighting

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

If we seize this moment, if we maintain this momentum, we can give our children an America free from the totalitarian, communist abomination of public firefighting.

In Case You Hadn't Noticed: Britain's Got Fascists

LabourList | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
LabourList

New York remembers what London has forgotten: that we are all immigrants, even white Britons who can trace their ancestry back to Saxon mud-hut dwellers.

A Cause for Comedy: A Cause for Mild Alarm

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Here's the concept. A bunch of idealistic flower people put down their peace pipes for one minute and decide to host a comedy show. You, the sucker, go and shell out $10 of your hard-earned scratch to watch an hour of penis jokes or something. Here's the communist part: they take the money earned from the show and give it to some not-for-profit organization!

WATCH: Republicans Debate "Socialist" Resolution

David Murdock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Murdock

The RNC concludes a special session this afternoon with a much-anticipated vote on a resolution to re-brand the Democratic Party as the "Democrat Socialist Party."

Fear-Mongering and the 'Fox Effect'

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

Last week, conservative factions within the RNC circulated an e-mail urging party leadership to brand as a "socialist" anyone who advocates even moderate changes to the government's role in society.

Poland Wants To Ban Che Guevara Image

The Telegraph | Matthew Day | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Poland's equality minister, Elzbieta Radziszewska, wants to expand a Polish law prohibiting the production of fascist and totalitarian propaganda so t...

Dick Cheney: Through the Cracked Moral Compass, Darkly

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Should it be surprising that Dick Cheney, the guy who is the chief architect of the morally and ethically bankrupt Bush Administration policies on eve...

Anti-Terror Strategy after the War on Terror

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Comments like those made recently by Giuliani, while offensive and ludicrous on the surface, can perhaps be viewed more charitably as a cry for relevance by a politician whose moment has passed.

Glenn Beck's Set Designs and Sci-Fi Hero Dreams

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John R. Bohrer

Glenn Beck's no longer bluffing. He's now pointing the finger at the Obama administration and declaring they're "marching us to a brand of nonviolent fascism."

Whither Watchmen? Is This Big, Dark, Geeky, Lefty Movie The Next Comic Book Blockbuster?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Watchmen lays out and alternate America in a stunning opening sequence that presents the 20th century as a relentless slog of war and murder. If hope is on the menu, it's in short supply.

Tom Cruise Stars in Valkyrie, And Illustrates That Slide Down the Slippery Slope to Fascism

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Tom Cruise: When I read a script, I see it like an audience and not as a filmmaker, particularly when I get caught up in the picture.

Viggo Mortensen and Jason Isaacs Address Good and Wax Philosophical about the Nazis

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Viggo Mortensen: There was this... little Hungarian kid about five years old, playing with the little swastika flag on our first day of shooting. [He was] sticking it in the sand castle, really having fun with it.

Weekly Roundup: OffTheBus Readers Engage in Social(ism) Networking

Chris Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Nelson

As scattered as the week has been now that all of the major campaign milestones have come and gone, turning the tables on John McCarthy, erm, McCain's criticism of Barack Obama this week has been the one thread in our inbox.

Landslide Needed

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman MacAfee

We need a landslide. If 80 percent of the population think the country is on the wrong track, why can't we have an election where 80 percent vote for Barack and 20 for McCain?

A Fox to Protect the Henhouse?

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

The marriage of highly concentrated corporate power with an authoritarian state that services the politico-economic elite at the expense of the people is more accurately referred to as "financial fascism."

Welcome to the final stages of the coup...

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larisa Alexandrovna

UPDATES AT BOTTOM If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. ~ Julius Caesar In 2000, the long fought for and ...

Sarah Palin: America's Lipstick Fascist

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Palin's is an attitude that places ideology and rabid nationalism above the law. For her, war trumps ethics.

Mike Malloy's Anti-Obama Rant

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

The radio host abandoned all progressive logic and spent his entire radio show ranting against Obama to the amazement of listeners who have heard him push for Obama's election time and again.

The Far-Right's Patriotism Problem

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larisa Alexandrovna

Jonah Goldberg continues to demonstrate how the right-wing is manipulating public discourse in order to confuse and conflate patriotism with rabid nationalism.

Empire or Democracy: Are We Ready for the Fall?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

As resources are drained, the principles inherent in a democratic republic will be compromised by what is needed to sustain a militaristic empire like the US.

British Sex Scandal: The Obvious Hillary Connection

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

The president of the governing body for Formula One racing has been implicated -- and by "implicated," I mean "videotaped" -- in a sex scandal. And it all comes back to Hillary Clinton.