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  •  NY book review about concepts of purification (1+ / 0-)
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    In communist and nazi ideology leading to mass murder was interesting.

    "We're now in one of those periods when the reality of intense pressure on the middle class diverges from long-held assumptions of how the American bargain should work" --James Fallows

    by Inland on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 05:05:41 AM PDT

    •  Constant Theme In RW Sites And Tea Party (2+ / 0-)
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      Dirtandiron, AoT

      The purification is some sort of violent purge, a secular apocalypse that will be the end of the world for everyone else.  Part of this is the old libertarian fantasy of dumping paper money and living off barter and pine cones.  OK I made up the pine cones part, but that's filling the blanks further than they ever have. Libertarians definitely year for purification.

      The Tea Party is all about this, and the "spiritual" reawakening is central to Fascism.

      Got a link to the NYT article?

      There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

      by bernardpliers on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 08:01:54 AM PDT

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