Scapegoats and Shunning (2006)

Progressives in America are rightly concerned about increasing signs of fascism in this country, such as a so-called war on terrorism that
allows massive invasion of privacy and wholesale imprisonment without charge; such as state manufacture of propaganda for its own
people; such as the assertion that anyone who challenges government policies on these matters is a traitor; such as a “great leader” who puts himself clearly above and outside the law. They ought to be concerned also about another sign of the demise of American justice and human decency: scapegoating. One sign of fascism has always been the creation of a scapegoated class whom people are taught to fear and hate, and whose very existence demands a totalitarian state apparatus of surveillance and control. A class whom no-one would dare defend. Full Article

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This is a great article with lots of truth…now if it were just on a site where more of the public would see it. It would be great if the Associated Press somehow published this!