THE GOP /
REPUBLICAN PARTY
IS NOW A NORMALIZED
EXTREMIST PART, a thread

Why Are Republicans Promoting Violent Ultra-Right Extremism?

nationalmemo.com/why-are-republ…

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Republican Extremism and the Myth of “Both Sides” in American Politics

kottke.org/18/10/republic…

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The Republican platform is extremist – and so is anyone who supports it

theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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STRATEGIC EXTREMISM

nytimes.com/2004/12/12/mag…
Faith, Certainty and the Presidency of George W. Bush

nytimes.com/2004/10/17/mag…

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How the GOP became a party of ideological extremism

theweek.com/articles/53587…

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Yes, the Republican Party has become pathological. But why?'

vox.com/polyarchy/2017…

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The Koch Network and Republican Party Extremism

(paywall)

doi.org/10.1017/S15375…

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What Has Happened To Lincoln’s Republican Party?

ibtimes.com/what-has-happe…

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The G.O.P.’s Ties to Extremism Go Beyond the Confederate Flag

newyorker.com/news/john-cass…

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Republicans use 'alt-right' Portland rally to recruit new members

theguardian.com/us-news/2017/j…

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The 1960s GOP show how tactical extremism can salvage a party’s electoral fortunes.

blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2019…

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A New Era in Conservative Politics: The Tea Party’s Lasting Influence

heritage.org/political-proc…

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From Barry Goldwater To The Tea Party

thefederalist.com/2014/09/23/fro…
Weeding Out Extremism from the Tea Party

commentarymagazine.com/politics-ideas…

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Profiles In Extremism: The Virginia GOP’s Tea Party Ticket

rightwingwatch.org/post/profiles-…

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Republican Extremism,
Bad Economics

nytimes.com/2011/08/16/opi…

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They want America to fail: The Tea Party far right hates the GOP -- and their own country

salon.com/2015/10/19/the…

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Apocalypse Soon: how End Times theology drives American evangelicals

christiantoday.com/article/apocal…

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On The Road To Armageddon

beliefnet.com/faiths/christi…

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Why Do Christians Like Trump? Evangelicals Flirt* with Fascism

(* i wouldn't call it flirting)

crcc.usc.edu/why-do-christi…

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Trump's Evangelical Opening: The Gateway Drug to a Fascist America

hamptoninstitution.org/trump-evangeli…

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A Match Made in Heaven
Why conservative evangelicals have lined up behind Trump

bonus: with the infamous photograph that has come to define GRINGOS aka UGLY AMERICANISM for the Trump era

theatlantic.com/magazine/archi…

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🗣 WANT MORE? CUZ I GOT TIME!!!

An Analysis of Trump Supporters Has Identified 5 Key Traits --A new report sheds light on the psychological basis for Trump's support.

psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mind-i…

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🗣 STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE'S MOUTH

5 Signs of the End Times Unfolding Before Our Eyes

charismanews.com/world/49561-5-…

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Donald Trump, the herald of evangelicals’ end times

seattletimes.com/opinion/donald…

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🗣 NOW WITH 100% MORE ANTI-SEMITISM

Evangelicals Still Want to Evangelize Jews, But Not for the Same Reasons

christianitytoday.com/news/2018/febr…
Remaking America as a Christian Nation

politicalresearch.org/2005/12/05/the…

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🗣 OF COURSE I GOT MORE!!!

Ted Cruz’s campaign is fueled by a dominionist vision for America (COMMENTARY)

religionnews.com/2016/02/04/ted…

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The Radical Theology That Could Make Religious Freedom a Thing of the Past

texasobserver.org/dominion-theol…

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do i even have to tell you this list isn't even the tip of the iceberg and that i pulling out material at random because there's so much of it out there?

DO I?!?

Donald Trump’s Amen Corner: Prosperity Preachers and Dominionists

rightwingwatch.org/post/donald-tr…

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🗣 SHOUT OUT TO @C_Stroop

Empty the Pews: Top 10 Reasons I Support #EmptythePews on Twitter

patheos.com/blogs/kimberly…

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@C_Stroop The GOP Has Become A Dangerous Cult

forbes.com/sites/chrislad…

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@C_Stroop Republicans embrace the ‘cult’ of Trump, ignoring warning signs

washingtonpost.com/politics/repub…

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@C_Stroop George Will: GOP has become a 'cult' of Trump

thehill.com/homenews/admin…

37/x
@C_Stroop The Dangerous Rise of American Authoritarianism

sojo.net/articles/dange…

38/x
@C_Stroop The Emotional and Psychological Consequences of Authoritarian Religion

patheos.com/blogs/nolonger…

39/x
@C_Stroop The American Roots of Donald Trump's Fascism

aljazeera.com/indepth/opinio…

40/x
Y'ALL THOUGHT I WAS DONE AT 40?!? i don't like even numbers like 4, so here's more receipts on how the Republican Party is the now the party of extremists

THE CONTRACT WITH
AUTHORITARIANISM
nytimes.com/2018/04/05/opi…

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Why are we still pretending 'trickle-down' economics work?
theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

42/x
Ethics and Trickle-Down Economics: A Case Study of Kansas

sevenpillarsinstitute.org/ethics-and-tri…

43/x
The Secret History of the Dismal Science. Part VI. Eugenics and the Amoralization of Economics

econlib.org/library/Column…

45/x
Keynesian Eugenics and the Goodness of the World

sci-hub.tw/https://doi.or…

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Unwanted Sterilization and Eugenics Programs in the United States

pbs.org/independentlen…

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[Book Review]

Illiberal Reformers
Race, Eugenics and American Economics in the Progressive Era

independent.org/publications/t…

48/x
Eugenics and the Modern Conservative Movement

aaihs.org/eugenics-and-t…

49/x
The 1965 Law That Gave the Republican Party Its Race Problem

politico.com/magazine/story…

50/x
[Book Review]

The Nazis as students of America’s worst racial atrocities

washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-n…

51/x
Behind the Criminal Immigration Law: Eugenics and White Supremacy

propublica.org/article/behind…

52/x
Republican Economics as Social Darwinism

robertreich.org/post/1192929331

53/x
GOP tax bill: Social Darwinism makes a big comeback

salon.com/2017/12/05/gop…

54/x
YouTube’s still monetizing channels promoting pedophilia, Nazis, and extremist propaganda

thenextweb.com/insider/2018/0…

55/x
FOLLOW #FascismIsACulture

i created this hashtag, literally a few days ago, to mark every single piece of news that catches my eye that could easily be mapped on to Prof Britt's & The Holocaust Museum's 14 Characteristics of Fascism

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The Thinking Processes of Sexual Predators

psychologytoday.com/us/blog/inside…

57/x
GOP Is Cool With Pedophilia As Long As It Serves Their Agenda

nylon.com/articles/sean-…

58/x
If You're a Nazi or Pedophile, There's Plenty of Room for You in the Republican Party

pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/…

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Why Are Republicans Enabling Child Sex Abusers?

🗣 BY MARCI MUDDAFUCKING HAMILTON

i have stanned this woman for more than a decade since i decided to buy her book, GOD vs. THE GAVEL, on a lark

read ERRRRRYTHING and anything she writes

newsweek.com/why-are-republ…

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y'all know i wanna get to +100 of these, right?!?! maybe...

America now has a party of authoritarianism — it’s the GOP

washingtonpost.com/opinions/2018/…

btw: this was written by an ex-republican, Max Boot

61/x
🗣 SHOUT OUT TO @nberlat

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

nbcnews.com/think/opinion/…

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@nberlat Social psychology sheds light on Trump's appeal

news.ucsc.edu/2017/08/pettig…

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a good read, but i can't believe her name is Krystal Ball

This is just the start of American authoritarianism
thehill.com/opinion/campai…

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Childrearing Beliefs Were Best Predictor of Trump Support

psychologytoday.com/us/blog/freedo…

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What Trump’s Call to Ban Muslims Is Telling Us About Authoritarian Politics

verdict.justia.com/2015/12/11/wha…

66/x
Rep. Hank Johnson compares Trump to Hitler in a foreboding speech

rollcall.com/news/politics/…

67/x
The New Authoritarians Are Waging War on Women

theatlantic.com/magazine/archi…

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What do incels, fascists and terrorists have in common? Violent misogyny

theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

69/x
Donald Trump is the Gamergate of Republican politics

washingtonpost.com/news/act-four/…

70/x
GamerGate to Trump: How video game culture blew everything up

cnet.com/news/gamergate…

71/x
'Cuckservative': the internet's latest Republican insult hits where it hurts

theguardian.com/us-news/2015/a…

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Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sadists

psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-o…

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#MasculinitySoFragile: culture, structure, and networked misogyny

sci-hub.tw/https://www.ta…

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🗣 SHOUT OUT TO @digitalsista @sassycrass @Blackamazon

The Black Feminists Who Saw the Alt-Right Threat Coming

slate.com/technology/201…

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@digitalsista @sassycrass @Blackamazon FUCKIT!

LET'S DO THIS!

LET'S GET TO 100

Power Asymmetry, Trump, and the Art of No Deal

psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/stat…

76/x
@digitalsista @sassycrass @Blackamazon Black Feminists Are USA's Best Defense Against Meme Warfare, Fake News, Foreign And Domestic Trolls

forbes.com/sites/fruzsina…

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@digitalsista @sassycrass @Blackamazon US military studied how to influence Twitter users in Darpa-funded research

theguardian.com/world/2014/jul…

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@digitalsista @sassycrass @Blackamazon Everyone is under surveillance now, says whistleblower Edward Snowden

theguardian.com/world/2014/may…

79/x
@digitalsista @sassycrass @Blackamazon Trump, Kavanaugh and the Path to Neoliberal Fascism

truthout.org/articles/trump…

80/x
@Blackamazon Historian draws connection between fascism and racism

sungazette.com/news/top-news/…

81/x
@Blackamazon Putin Isn’t Reviving the USSR, He’s Creating a Fascist State

thefiscaltimes.com/2015/05/26/Put…

82/x
@Blackamazon Trump, Putin, and Real Fascism

kasparov.com/blog-post/trum…

83/x
@Blackamazon Eurasianism is the New Fascism: Understanding and Confronting Russia

stanfordpolitics.org/2017/02/02/eur…

84/x
@Blackamazon The Christian Right and the Rise of American Fascism

churchandstate.org.uk/2017/02/the-ch…

85/x
@Blackamazon Opus Dei’s Influence Is Felt in All of Washington’s Corridors of Power

churchandstate.org.uk/2019/06/opus-d…

86/x
@Blackamazon A Mass Murder of, and for, the Internet

nytimes.com/2019/03/15/tec…

87/x
@Blackamazon U.S. has already suffered 273 mass shootings in 2017—and you likely didn’t hear about all of them

dailydot.com/layer8/mass-sh…

88/x
@Blackamazon Trump Blames Victims For Mass Murder In Synagogue

nationalmemo.com/trump-blames-v…

89/x
@Blackamazon President Trump’s Victim-Blaming Response to the Mass Shooting in Florida

newyorker.com/news/our-colum…

90/x
@Blackamazon Trump Called Rodrigo Duterte to Congratulate Him on His Murderous Drug War: “You Are Doing an Amazing Job”

theintercept.com/2017/05/23/tru…

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@Blackamazon FBI head won’t call Charleston shooting a terrorist act

thehill.com/blogs/blog-bri…

92/x
@Blackamazon Trump's failure to condemn Virginia neo-Nazis is shocking but not surprising

theguardian.com/us-news/2017/a…

93/x
@Blackamazon Why the Charlottesville Marchers Were Obsessed With Jews

theatlantic.com/politics/archi…

94/x
@Blackamazon Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

nydailynews.com/news/national/…

95/x
@Blackamazon FBI's warning of white supremacists infiltrating law enforcement nearly forgotten

thegrio.com/2015/05/12/fbi…

96/x
@Blackamazon FBI warned of white supremacists in law enforcement 10 years ago. Has anything changed?

pbs.org/newshour/natio…

97/x
@Blackamazon Trump pardons Oregon ranchers who sparked 2016 militia standoff

bbc.com/news/world-us-…

98/x
@Blackamazon ... and because the wicked never rest and never ever give up, an article from 1977...

Ku Klux Klan Plans Border Patrol To Help Fight Illegal Alien Problem
nytimes.com/1977/10/18/arc…

99/x
@Blackamazon Cross-Border Patrols, Mercenaries and the K.K.K.: The Long History of Border Militias

nytimes.com/2019/04/25/us/…

and there you have it... 100 articles to read on how all the factors involved in the Republican Party's move to fascism & republicans embrace of extremism

100/x
BONUS!

because y'all know am not gonna stop at 100:

KKK’s official newspaper supports Donald Trump for president

washingtonpost.com/news/post-poli…

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🗣 more #GOPExtremism

MALIGNANT NORMALITY

"participation of American physicians and psychologists in torture during the Iraq War era became part of an American version of... a phenomenon I first attributed to Nazi doctors during the Holocaust"

dissentmagazine.org/article/malign…

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Mental Health Experts Warn of a Malignant Normality

psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychi…

103/x
Yale psychiatrist Bandy Lee: Trump's mental health is now a "national and global emergency"

salon.com/2019/06/14/yal…

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What Donald Trump's tweets reveal about his mental health

salon.com/2017/08/24/wha…

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