Tag "pseudo-democracy"

Puzzled thoughts of a self-confessed ignoramus

Unlike most bloggers, I am by no means an Egypt specialist, never been and never will be.  In fact, let me begin this post by confessing to the fact that I am a self-confessed Egypt ignoramus.  Please keep that in mind and forgive me all the nonsense I am about to write below and let me begin by saying that I am very disturbed not only by the events in

Fascism in Europe next?

In 2007 I wrote several pieces warning of the arrival of overt Fascism in the USA (see: “Rudy Giuliani – the face of American Fascism“, “The only thing which can prevent a Fascist President in 2008” and “When is the use of the “F” word appropriate?”).  Now, five years later, I would say that what I observe in the USA is some form of “creeping Fascism” which has succeeded in

And now, in my own words

In 2008 I wrote a piece entitled The only two choices for the 2008 Presidential election: Nader vs Solzhenitsyn in which I concluded with the following words: If you have any faith left at all in the American democracy, then, by all means, vote Nader as any other vote is a vote against the American Republic (and for a Fascist Empire). If you, like myself, believe that the system cannot

A good take on the voting charade

Submitted by The Needle Blog on ZeroHedge Why I Don’t Vote Democracy has become a religion and anyone who criticises it is labelled a heretic. How many times have you heard the mantra that ‘if you don’t vote, you can’t complain’? Whereas, actually, the opposite is true, ‘if you do vote, you can’t complain.’ It is no coincidence that the emergence of the philosophical concept of the ‘Social Contract’ runs parallel to