Stephen Guy Hardin / January 19, 2011

The Fascism of ‘HOPE’

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” –Barack Obama.

“Fascism will come to America in the name of anti fascism.” –Huey P. Long.

“Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.” –Benito Mussolini

History repeats itself.

This is the first rule of history.

Man is a creature of habit and the lessons of failure are easily forgotten. Time and time again men and women rise through the structure of their culture, yet fail to observe the failures of those who went before them. It is much too easy and gratifying to feed the individual ego with the delusion that I am the One who will succeed where others failed.

I am the One who will make socialism work.

I am the One who will make nationalized healthcare a reality.

I am the One who will lower the oceans.

I am the One who will rectify the injustice done to the oppressed people of the world.

I am the One who will create a new One World order.

I am the One you have been waiting for.

Fascism, the blending of corporate and government into a unified command and control totalitarian regime, is not an American invention, but it is one that has been attempted in the United States. All historical surges of fascism, socialism and communism take advantage of economic recession and depression, when the psyche and morale of the populace is at it’s weakest. Fear and panic is the short fuse for the rise of totalitarianism. The evil of totalitarianism knows no national boundaries or observes no legal etiquette. It is a constant threat to all republics and democracies.

Huey Long built a political machine in Louisiana that was based on class hatred and the promise of radical redistribution of wealth. Tax the rich into submission and hand out bread to the poor, while pocketing the difference. “Share the Wealth” was the signature program of Long’s administration. The practice of newspaper censorship and the creation of special police units and state boards to shutdown any opposition was the harsh reality of his regime. This is the clearest example of Obama’s blueprint for America’s future.

Campaign slogans promising change and prophesying hope is the true opiate of the masses. These are the tools used to achieve the only campaign goal that will be realized. The accumulation and consolidation of total power is the final result of the campaign that must be achieved at all costs. Bright shining banners, freshly polished jackboots, bonfires and speeches or the bright pastel logos on airliners flying from one campaign stop to another, these are all the marketing tools of fascism. The times may change and the days of war veterans marching under party banners may have evolved to the modern image of ACORN and SEIU union thugs and Black Panthers intimidating voters, but the ash heap of history is filled with the dreams of the naive and the hopes of the foolish.

Barack Obama is the hero of his own life.

Megalomania is the prerequisite for revolutionaries. Though the standard Leftist histories paint Che and Fidel and Lenin and Trotsky as selfless martyrs who sacrificed all for the masses of the downtrodden, the reality to those who haven’t had their brains turned into mush by alcohol addled Leftist college professors, is that all of Barack’s heroes were fascists in the truest sense of the word.

Like his idols before him, Barack Obama is consumed by the political deification of being Barack Obama. His only true revolutionary crusade is the compulsion to carve his likeness in the history books alongside the gods that form the altar of his political dogma.

Lenin ended the reign of the Czar and murdered thousands in the name of Marx.

Stalin murdered millions in the name of the People.

Hitler built autobahns and industrialized genocide.

Mussolini made the trains run on time and invaded helpless, backward nations.

Obama promises Hope and Change for those who follow his star.

If history is to be the judge again,
one has to ponder the future of the Republic,
fear for the minds of the people
and tremble for the Fascism of ‘HOPE.’

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