The decline of the USA, from a democracy to actively supporting fascism

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How America Changed from Being the World’s Leading Democratic Nation under FDR, to Being the World’s Leading Nazi Nation under Obama

http://rinf.com/alt-news/editorials/america-changed-worlds-leading-democratic-nation-fdr-worlds-leading-nazi-nation-obama-2/

Eric Zuesse

America has changed fundamentally since — and away from — the values that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt represented both in his words, and in his actions (that’s to say, in his actual decisions, his choices, as the U.S. President). Though President Barack Obama isn’t radically different from FDR in his words, he’s almost the opposite of FDR in his real governing values and decisions, his real leadership of the United States.

Unfortunately, most people see politics only by words, and ignore realities. But, in some important respects (his actions, his decisions), Barack Obama is — and I hate to say this — actually closer to FDR’s enemies, Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler, than to FDR. This is true not only regarding the contrast between FDR’s…

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