Tag Archives: fascism

Trump Won’t Watch Any Sport That Allows Kneeling

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to once again criticize the idea of kneeling during the national anthem. In a series of tweets and retweets, Trump implied he would not be watching United States national soccer team games or NFL games if there’s kneeling during the anthem. Quote tweeting a story reporting Rep. Matt Gaetz’s …

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Gaetz Bill Would Punish US Soccer Players For Kneeling

Yahoo Sports reports: Congressman Matt Gaetz announced a bill Friday that would force U.S. Soccer players to stand during the playing of the national anthem. Gaetz, who represents Florida, floated the legislation after the United States Soccer Federation earlier this week repealed its 2017 requirement that players stand for the song. “I don’t like soccer enough, for the US to …

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Trump Hails Himself For “Domination” Of Protesters

CBS News reports: President Trump on Tuesday hailed the “domination” of protests in Washington, D.C., a night earlier, where military helicopters and tear gas were used to disperse demonstrators, including those gathered peacefully outside the White House. After the curfew, officers arrested scores of demonstrators who continued to gather and march downtown, and military helicopters were used to try and …

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WH Posts Propaganda Clip Of Bible Stunt [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: On Monday, police and National Guard troops descended on peaceful protesters in Lafayette Park in order to clear the way for Trump to stroll over to St. John’s Episcopal Church so he could pose with a Bible like it was some award from a group he’d never heard of but was still willing to accept an award from …

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Trump Threatens That “Vicious Dogs And Most Ominous Weapons” Will Be Used On Washington DC Protesters

The DCist reports: Protests in D.C. over the killing of George Floyd continued in the early hours of Saturday morning with a tense standoff between protesters and police outside of the White House. Police wore shields and helmets, and tried to push protesters back and re-erect barricades. Some reported that police used tear gas on protesters. A handful of clashes …

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Trump Cultists Flooded Hotline To Delay Iowa Results

Bloomberg News reports: Supporters of President Donald Trump flooded a hotline used by Iowa precinct chairs to report Democratic caucus results after the telephone number was posted online, worsening delays in the statewide tally, a top state Democrat told party leaders on a conference call Wednesday night. According to two participants on the call, Ken Sagar, a state Democratic central …

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Spain Exhumes Franco’s Body Over Fascist Protests

The New York Times reports: The Spanish government on Thursday exhumed the remains of the former dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from the underground basilica that he built after winning his country’s civil war. The move had prompted criticism that, coming just two weeks before a national election, it would reopen old rifts in Spanish society. Franco’s remains were moved in …

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SPAIN: High Court Rules For Exuming Francisco Franco

Politico Europe reports: Spain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Francisco Franco’s remains can be removed from the Valley of the Fallen, endorsing the Socialist government’s plans against his descendants’ will. The generalísimo’s body is set to be disinterred from the giant mausoleum on the outskirts of Madrid — a basilica dug into a hillside topped by a cross 150 …

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POLAND: Anti-Fascism Rallies Held After Thousands Of Extremists Terrorize Small LGBT Pride Parade [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: The marchers at the first gay pride parade here in the conservative Polish city of Bialystok expected that they would be met with resistance. But last week when Katarzyna Sztop-Rutkowska saw the angry mob of thousands that awaited the marchers, who numbered only a few hundred, she was shocked. “The most aggressive were the football …

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BRITAIN: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Compares Trump To “Fascists Of The 20th Century” Ahead Of State Visit

The Guardian reports: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of “the fascists of the 20th century” in an explosive intervention before the US president’s state visit to London that begins on Monday. Writing in the Observer, Khan condemned the red-carpet treatment being afforded to Trump who, …

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Trump: “I Am A Nationalist, Use That Word” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday evening proudly asserted that he is a “nationalist” — a designation some of his fiercest critics have previously wielded against him as an attack on what they deem nativist policy pursuits by his administration. “You know, they have a word, it sort of became old-fashioned. It’s called a nationalist,” Trump said at a …

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Trump: End Due Process For Undocumented Migrants

The New York Times reports: President Trump asserted on Sunday that immigrants who crossed into the United States illegally should be sent back immediately without due process or an appearance before a judge, an escalation of his attacks on the judicial system. It was another twist in an already head-spinning series of developments on immigration after the president reversed a …

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ICE Tells Bus Riders They Must Be US Citizens To Board

Raw Story reports: A bus driver for Concord Coach Lines was filmed falsely telling passengers lined up to board that they must be U.S. citizens to ride the bus. The ACLU of New Hampshire posted this video to Facebook of the driver in Concord, Maine, along with federal ICE agents intimidating passengers. In the video, passengers wisely refuse to answer …

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Steve Bannon Lavishes Praise On Mussolini: A Man’s Man Brimming With Virility And Amazing Fashion Sense

The Hill reports: Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon says he is “fascinated” by former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. In an interview published Friday in the British magazine, The Spectator, Bannon praised the fascist strongman’s “virility” and “fashion-sense,” calling him a “guy’s guy.” “He was clearly loved by women. He was a guy’s guy. He has all that virility,” …

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Steve Bannon Tells France’s Fascist National Front: Being Called Racists Is A “Badge Of Honor” [VIDEO]

NPR reports: Both have suffered political falls and on Saturday in Lille, France, Steve Bannon, the onetime chief White House strategist, and Marine Le Pen, who lost the French presidency to Emmanuel Macron in May, sought to prop up each other with a shared anti-establishment stance. Bannon, on a European tour that includes stops in Germany and Italy, addressed a …

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John Oliver Enters Race For Italian PM [VIDEO]

Time Magazine reports: While Oliver isn’t an Italian citizen, he is alarmed by the slate of candidates and the possible repercussions for the world. In fact, Oliver is so concerned that he has jumped into action and consulted lawyers. Turns out that under Italian law the government coalition can pick a non-politician to run. In fact, they can pick “a …

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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy: Trump’s Fake News Awards Are Out Of The Fascist Propaganda Playbook

Via press release from Gov. Dan Malloy: “The modern-day Republican party seems to have taken a page out of the 20th century fascist regime propaganda playbook. The primary purpose of today’s theater regarding ‘fake news’ awards is to bully and intimidate members of an independent press who seek to report the facts. “Democracy does not exist without a free and …

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NRA Goes Full Violent Fascism In New Clip: Don’t Think We’ll Let You Get Away With Insulting Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) claims in a new video that President Trump and his supporters are being subjected to the most “ruthless” attack against a U.S. president and his supporters in the history of the country. “We are witnesses to the most ruthless attack on a president and the people who voted for him, and the …

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John Oliver Issues Warning On Marine Le Pen [VIDEO]

If you’re unfamiliar with the French presidential runoff system, Oliver provides a good explanation. The Daily Beast recaps: John Oliver has a message for France: “Don’t fuck up, too.” On Sunday’s edition of Last Week Tonight, the British comedian broke down the upcoming French presidential election. With current president François Hollande, a Socialist, enjoying a dismal 4 percent approval rating—due …

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FRANCE: Fascist Leader Marine Le Pen Vows To Ban Dual Citizens From Outside Europe (Except Russia)

Haaretz reports: In a France ruled by the far-right Marine Le Pen, Jewish citizens will be forced to give up their Israeli citizenship, the Front National party leader said on Thursday. Le Pen, a leading contender in the upcoming French presidential contest, told France 2 TV that if elected, she will not allow French citizens to hold on to any …

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