Shuck and Jive

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Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Listening to the Wolf

Have any Shuck and Jivers read Naomi Wolf's
The End of America?

Amy Goodman
interviewed her on Democracy Now last week.

Here is a
speech of hers on Youtube at the University of Washington.

Here is an interview with Stephen Colbert.

The United States is on the road to becoming a fascist society, right under our very noses.

That is the premise of the book. Here is the introduction.

Here are the ten steps. Read
this article for further explanation.
  1. Invoke a terrifying internal and external enemy
  2. Create a gulag
  3. Develop a thug caste
  4. Set up an internal surveillance system
  5. Harass citizens' groups
  6. Engage in arbitrary detention and release
  7. Target key individuals
  8. Control the press
  9. Dissent equals treason
  10. Suspend the rule of law
What do you think, kids?

Hat tip to Abundance Trek