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Fascism: A political philosophy, movement, or regime that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition.
Since the 2016 election, we have slowly been progressing toward a government of fascism. Fascism works in small increments over time and before you know it, we have no control left. We now have a president who was not elected by the people and is taking active steps toward a full dictatorship.
It baffles me that people don’t see what’s happening here.
I want to make this message as clear as I can from the beginning. Donald Trump did not win the 2016 election, it was rigged just like he said. And if we don’t do something about it now, he’s not going to leave. Even if he doesn’t win the 2020 election, he’s not going to leave.
Donald Trump believes in being President for life. He even said it himself, saying and I quote, “Roosevelt had four terms, why can’t I?” And that’s exactly what’s going to happen if we don’t do something about it. We have to understand that we are the majority. There are more of us than there are of them. There are more people in the world today than ever before. But if we don’t step up and make this stop, it’s only going to get worse.
'Fascism A Warning'
At this point, this isn’t just an opinion about the way the President is choosing to run this country. Opinions no longer matter in this country. This is real life, this is what’s happening whether you choose to believe it or not.
If Trump's decision to strip parents away from their children and lock them in cages hasn't opened your eyes to this, I'm not sure what will. Open your eyes people. Open your eyes.
The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid’s Tale is a prime example of what’s slowly happening in our country if we (the majority of the people) choose to sit back and let it. The Handmaid’s Tale is a series on Hulu based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood. The totalitarian society named Gilead is ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state.
In their desperate attempt to repopulate their devastated world, the few remaining fertile women are forced into sexual servitude otherwise known as handmaids. The story tells the tale of one of these women whose name is Offred. Offred is determined to survive the terrifying world she lives in, and find her daughter and husband whom she was separated from during the takeover.
This is what’s happening to the United States ladies and gentleman. This is what the future holds for us if we continue to sit around and do nothing about the maniac that's running our country into the ground.
'How Fascism Works'
This is why it's so important to get out and vote. Especially if you're between the ages of 18 and 30. Your vote counts and your vote matters. But aside from just voting, this is why it's important to use your voice and stand up for what you believe in.
The truth of the matter is, we aren’t going to be here forever. Do you want to live in a country that's run by a fascist government who controls your every move? Or do you want to use your voice to put a stop to it and really make America great again? The choice is ours. Not Trumps. But we have to make the choice to put an end to it, or it is going to destroy us completely.
Would you like to see a TED Talk on this topic? If you think I should do one, let me know here. Journalist like me, are the number one threat to the government of the United States of America. They’re trying to take away our freedom and our freedom of speech. If we don’t stop this, who will?