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According to NBC News, pardoned felon and former Donald Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon is proposing putting together "shock troops" comprised of other former Trump officials and like-minded conservatives in the event Republicans take back the Oval Office in 2024 with the idea of immediately refashioning the U.S. government to their liking as soon as they take control.

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That's some heavy-duty authoritarian fascism right there. Hmm

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I think between now and 2024, Mr. Bannon is going to spend some time as a guest of the federal penal system, according to things I have read and watched on the internet. He's still the same criminal who commits crimes as before, but with no "get out of jail free" card.


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That's some heavy-duty authoritarian fascism right there.

I'm not entirely sure what form of government Bannon and like-minded conservatives plan to build, but I am fairly certain it will be doomed to failure.

Maybe America needs a good dose of heavy-handed authoritarianism.


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Maybe America needs a good dose of heavy-handed authoritarianism.
Well according to polls mentioned by P, that comment is just partisan rantings, all without substance.

Of course you may have carefully thought through what it means and derived a substantive conclusion, divorced of partisanship.

Your optimism is commendable. I fear the worst. Once they gain control of key governmental entities, they will squeeze the life out of Democracy. The German people allowed the ascent of Hitler fully aware the polls were nothing more than partisan whining.

Is it Hail Trump or Heil Trump???


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Hail. Trump barely speaks English; no way he’s bilingual.

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Germany survived Hitler and came out a better nation for it.

Millions died.

It could happen here, but I don't think it's going to go that far.

I guess that makes me an optimist.


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Originally Posted by Mellowicious
...Trump barely speaks English...
Which Trump? Melania or Donald? coffee


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Sources say Mel speaks multiple tongues, a very cunning linguist. It’s a gift.


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Is that why venereal disease spiked among the Secret Service guys in the last White House?

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