Paul Krugman: America has begun its slide into fascism

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Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio proudly referred to his tent city prison as a “concentration camp.” For decades, the former sheriff freely carried out his abuse and racial profiling, ignoring any requests to stop, Arpaio was finally convicted for contempt of court earlier this summer, but the conviction lasted barely three weeks before Donald Trump…

3 Responses to Paul Krugman: America has begun its slide into fascism

  1. Lless August 30, 2017 at 11:44 am #

    Trump’s pardon of Arpiao is illegal. The Judge needs to enforce his Order to cause a review.

  2. Imhotep August 30, 2017 at 11:46 am #

    1. 35% of the American people think that Trump is okie dokie. (65% think he’s criminally insane.)
    If the truth were told, that 35% number is more like 20%.
    But in a functioning democracy it’s imperative to keep up appearances.

    2. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) fell into a trap when she condemned ‘Antifa’ by name for being responsible for last Sunday’s violence in Sacramento.
    It would serve Ms. Pelosi well to find out what a Fascist agent provocateur is.

    3. Republican Florida Congressman Ron DeSantis, will propose an amendment to the 2018 budget bill that will cut all funding for Mueller’s investigation into the crime boss Trump. Apparently Ron fantasies that if the American people don’t know about it, it didn’t happen.

    Fascism can only survive and grow on lies. The Republican Party is responsible for more lies over the past 12 months then Stalin was over his entire murderous career.

  3. Ten Bears August 30, 2017 at 1:26 pm #

    This stuff is so readily apparent I can’t believe we’re still writing about it.

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