‘Scratch a Liberal and You Will Find a Fascist Every Time’: Hollywood Icon James Woods Opens Up Abou

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  1. crank

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    Agree.

    I think it's a result of the Left having been hijacked by a class of people accustomed to getting what they want. There's an arrogance to it all, which in early epochs was likely enough to keep things in your favour. The internet age and its boost to the empowerment of the common man, has made it much harder for them to retain their primacy just by existing. A quasi-fascism is their only option.
     
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    The answer to which is, yes.

    But I don't believe it's fear. Resistance to adulting, is more likely. Like children who find big boy/girl pants onerous and fun-killing.
     
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    LOL .. no it isn't. It's just sanctioned strong-arming, and can arise in any political ideology.

    "Revolutionary socialism", aka totalitarianism. So yes, a threat of sanctioned strong-arming.
     
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    Oh, get off it. Propagandize someone who didn't spend three decades teaching history.

    Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Pinochet ... they all appealed to business to stop revolutionary socialists. Capitalists don't like fascism because it doesn't respect property rights. The choice for them is between confiscation under socialism and oppressive government under fascism.
    Southern Democrats were never liberals. They were always opposed to unions, for example.

    Republicans have taken up where Democrats left off in the South.
     
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    Right, because seizing assets is not at all fascist.

    Holy hellfires, LM, are you reading what you write before you hit 'post'?
     
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    I dare you to make a case that fascism isn't a reaction to the threat of revolutionary socialism. You can't, but it might be fun to see you try.
     
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    Fascists don't tend to take capitalists' assets, although they do interfere in their business operations.
    I taught history and economics for three decades. You're woofing.
     
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    If fascism is merely a reaction to totalitarianism - aka 'revolutionary socialism' - it's probably a reasonable one.

    Unless perhaps your urge to totalitarianism is so great that you feel there should never be any resistance?
     
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    You just said Leftists would seize assets! THAT'S fascism, my friend.

    What does that have to do with the price of eggs? Historical conditions no longer exist. There's a whole new context now.
     
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    That is quite the mental gymnastics you just did. It's also disinformation because we have documented history of Democrats founding the KKK and the Republicans joining forces with the freed slaves and law enforcement to protect them. The first KKK "Grand Wizard" was a former Confederate General opposed to freeing slaves and against the rebuilding effort. The Democratic party started the KKK because they opposed the Republicans, who wanted to give social justice and equality to blacks.
     
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    B-list actor who was vociferous about his support for a morally inept fool amazed that he is no longer a marketable commodity, threatens to sue because people think he is an idiot.
     
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    James Woods is proof that the First Amendment guarantees free speech, but not freedom from being thought of as a MAGAPontificating jerk.
     
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    You should look into that.
     
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    XXJefferson#51 Well-Known Member

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    Not my opinion. It’s a hard news story by Breitbart News and written by one of their news reporters covering what was actually said by a news maker.
     
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    False, fascist side with the far left socialists and communists. They try to control speech, to compel it, and political persecution is becoming the status quo of the left.
     
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    A good example of that would be the post that you just posted most likely would not have flied on Twitter about 6 months ago
     
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    Is anyone on the right suppressing anyone's right to free speech? Or is it you fear they are forcing their free speech on you?
     
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    What do you call it when the left and corporations team up? The New York Post is the same media that was banned from Twitter for Hunter Biden's laptop which is has proven to be true.

    https://nypost.com/2021/04/16/how-c...ocrats-to-hoard-power-at-the-publics-expense/
    How corporations conspire with Democrats to hoard power at the public’s expense
     
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    And when he tried to turn the FBI in some years after the plot had come off the FBI had naturally destroyed any record of Wood's warning

    Woods has an IQ of 184. Seems even smart people can catch rightism. They're also quite capable of being total dicks.

    https://www.providencejournal.com/s...it-house-construction-boone-lake/69695715007/

    I'm going to be very careful of what movies I watch from now on.
     
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    Spot on!

    The dems use the old dirty trick of accusing their opponent of what the dems are guilty of........
     
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    I'll just focus on the definition everywhere except for wikipedia, and use my brain instead of being told what to think by fascistpedia.

    The most often used example of fascism is Mussolini. Guess what Mussolini was? He was a socialist.

    The soviet union was "red fascism".

    China? Fascist.

    Fascism is a left wing movement.

    The more "right wing" you are, the more you move towards no government at all.

    Therefore, the more right wing you are, the less authoritarian you become. The less likely you'll follow anyone at all, least of all a common dictator at the head of an oppressive government.

    Who are the authoritarians? Leftists. Who are the elitists? Leftists Who loves to be told what to do by a singular entity/party/person? Leftists. Who worships government? Leftists. Who are the actual racists? Leftists. Who violently suppresses opposition and criticism? Leftists. Who believes in social and economic regimentation? Leftists. Who wants everyone united to the single authority of the state? Leftists.

    You're being lied to and you lap it up, not bothering to even examine the issue yourself, like the obedient follower you are.
     
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    You should be embarrassed to write something so absurd.
     
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    According to the guy who created it.
     
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    @XXJefferson#51

    u haven't noticed any hollywood retribution on schwarznegger, eastwood, stallone, or any other big conservative stars. maybe if woods would work out more or take acting classes?
     
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    You mean except for the gold standard of fascism, Mussolini, being a socialist.
     

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