When fascism comes to the United States it will be wrapped in the American flag and will claim the name of 100-percent Americanism— Sinclair Lewis
Practical Fascism In America quotations
America is a young country with an old mentality.
Sure we'll have Fascism here, but it will come as an anti-Fascism movement.
I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.
What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests.
That, in its essence, is Fascism — ownership of Government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.
If Fascism comes to America it would be on a program of Americanism.
When I get ready to explain homemade fascism in America, I can take my example from the state capitol of Texas.
We all now have to decide whether we`re comfortable using this word, weather fascism is too over the top to use in this context of our politics right now in our country or whether it helps because it`s accurate, to basically describe this as America`s Sir Oswald Mosley moment.
Step by step we see democracy being uprooted like an unwanted weed and the preparation for fascism, for a police state in America. The Congress is largely complicit. The media is supportive. The public is apathetic. By the time apathy is reversed, there may be little opportunity to restore what was lost without massive effort and pain.
The American fascists are most easily recognized by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact.
What the American people must never forget - is that when Fascism comes to America it will come wrapped in American flag
Although we had a lot of villainy here in America, Adolf Hitler was certainly the most visible illustration of what would happen if fascism went unchallenged.
When fascism comes to America, it will not be in brown and black shirts.
It will not be with jack-boots. It will be Nike sneakers and Smiley shirts. Germany lost the Second World War. Fascism won it. Believe me, my friend.
I have never written that there is a threat of fascism in America.
I always considered the idea overwrought. But now I believe there really is such a threat - and it will come draped not in an American flag, but in the name of tolerance and health.
I don't think there will be fascism in America, but we have to do everything we can to fight against it.
For years, overseas, the U.S. has been willing to not only tolerate what is in effect violent fascism, but implement it in country after country after country, in Latin America, in Africa, in Asia, overthrowing elected governments and backing the rise of military dictatorships.
Many people in America throw the term "fascism" around, particularly for Middle-Eastern terrorists, but in fact what fascism really is is a close alliance between a unitary executive and a state and large corporations and a state.