As a historian specializing in the #Holocaust, #Nazi Germany, and #Europe in the era of the world wars, I have been repeatedly asked about the degree to which the current situation in the United States resembles the interwar period and the rise of #fascism in Europe.
I would note several troubling similarities and one important but equally troubling difference.
In the 1920s, the US pursued #isolationism in foreign #policy and rejected participation in international organizations like the League of Nations.
Mueller is preparing to accelerate his probe & deliver indictments by Fall 2018.
Oh goodie! I am hoping for sooner surprises!🤗
Mueller needs to have a little chat (without coffee) with #TraitorNunes. HouseGOP are trying to extort Rosenstein for more doc.
🌿Hang in There2🌿
Federal court rules against Va. House in racial gerrymandering case, orders new districting plan by Oct. 30th.
US is backing away from Syria de-escalation enforcement = destabilization
SCOTUS upholds Trump ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries
🌿Hang in There3🌿
The whole clusterfuq: RU hacking, CA, Trump & Leave Campaigns was not only a coup, but an unprecedented shorting of the market through mass manipulation of the electorate, w/the aim of controlling not only geopolitics, but the financial markets too.
2/“For keeping money unspent, the key agency is the Office/Management &Budget (OMB), &the management officials under OMB in each agency.”
3/“The OMB Director, Mick Mulvaney, is a very savvy veteran of budget issues, &he will have management officials in important agencies who implement his directions. For this approach, the key is sophisticated work in the shadows.” No leaks!