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Thought experiment: how about a 10 year moratorium where men cannot be voted or appointed to office? Sounds drastic but it’s what women endured until recently, other minorities too. And might be the best way to change our culture of patriarchy and misogyny.
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So, there's a couple of things going on with @RealCandaceO's pretty, uh, QUESTIONABLE thoughts on Adolf Hitler and nationalism. (thread alert)
One, her comments are part of a broader political project on the American right to turn Hitler and the Nazis, Mussolini and the Italian fascists, and all sorts of unsavory right-wing dictators into far-left socialists.
This has a *long* history, dating back to the 1930s. You see the antecedents in the rhetoric of anti-communist conservatives all the time--yes, Hitler and Mussolini are authoritarian dictators, but in that sense they're no different than the Soviets.
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While watching President Trump deliver #SOTU, and as I started to feel the groundswell of pride in our great Country, a poem by T.S. Eliot came to mind.


To be more precise, the poem came to mind while watching the shameful behavior of the #DemocraticParty leadership and members of the #CongressionalBlackCaucus.


The poem came to mind while watching Rep. Luis Gutierrez .@RepGutierrez, Democrat representing 4th District of Illinois and member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus walk out of #SOTU.
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