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How Fascist based
#CorporateNazism
is being used by Trump
to Divide the United States and install
itself as
#KochBrothers preferred government.
It is easier to Divide and conquer than it is
to take on everyone at one time.
Subdue and remove one group at a time.
Trump is using Immigration as his first assault instead of Hitler's "Jew blaming and Hatred".
First divide, then attack the first group
you want to destroy.
Hitler chose the Jews. Put them in 'work camps' made into 'concentration camps'.
Then used his 'holocaust' to destroy them.
Also sent innocent Polish citizens there, wanted their homes & property for Germans.
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Folks hate it when I remind them that our most progressive president was #LBJ, because someone told them it was #FDR.

(But it would have been great if FDR's VP #HenryWallace had succeeded him instead of #Truman.)

LBJ.
Almost a Socialist.
Unmatched to this day.
For those unfamiliar with LBJ, he gave us:
#CivilRightsAct
#VotingRightsAct
War on Poverty
Great Society
##Medicare
#Medicaid
Head Start
Immigration and Nationality Act (expanding immigration)
doubled federal spending on education
expanded wilderness preservation
gun control
LBJ also gave us:
Food Stamp Act (now SNAP)
Regional Medical Program
Higher Education Act
Public Broadcasting Act
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Endowment for the Arts

And yes, he gave us Vietnam.
But he was the most Socialist president in US history.
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NEW Q THREAD
#MLKDay
#MLK
#MLK2019
RACISM AND SEGREGATION DONE BY DEMOCRATS .. PERIOD.
#FakeNewsMedia pushes it.
All hate Groups and ties
KKK
Black Panthers
Illuminati
Masons
JESUITS
ANTIFA
NAZI
LUCIFERIANS
SATANISM
BLM
and more
SECRET SOCIETIES
Hillary Clinton kisses Dragon KKK leader Robert Byrd. Snopes a fake website endorsed by elites and tech companies as factual website has lawsuits upon them. They are white racist mean people. White Supremacy words come, antisemitism n more
KKK
Dec 24 1865
In Pulaski, Tennessee, a group of Confederate veterans convenes to form a secret society that they christen the “Ku Klux Klan.” The KKK rapidly grew from a secret social fraternity to a paramilitary force.....
google.com/amp/s/www.hist…
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Some historiography remembers Henry #Stimson with much more admiration, incl'g for fathering what became the #Nuremberg trial, than it does John J. #McCloy. This Evan Thomas piece is, behind its headline, a good reminder not to romanticize or oversimplify. washingtonpost.com/opinions/how-o…
Some of Stimson's greatness in #FDR's and then, briefly, #Truman's, Cabinet during & right after #WWII was his Assistant Secretary of War, McCloy's (plus others'). And some of McCloy's failings were, above him, Stimson's.
(Yes, I know. Stimson & McCloy. This should really go viral.)
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06/01/2019 - 78 years ago today, the longest-serving #UnitedStates #President, #Franklin D. #Roosevelt (#FDR) addressed the 77th #Congress with his "#Four #Freedoms" speech with the intent to shift #US #foreign #policy from that of #neutrality to #interventionist.
#FDR promoted the idea that the people of the world, in all nations, shared entitlement to four freedoms: that of the freedom of speech and expression, the freedom of worship, the freedom from want and the freedom from fear.
#FDR is arguably one of the most 'successful' #US Presidents. Some would argue that on the basis of his numerous social policies such as 'the New Deal'. Others, however, would argue that his role during the second world war was more prevalent to his success & everlasting legacy.
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