Fascism

Fascism Is As Fascism Does

August 29, 2017 theFAULT 0

Paul Krugman: “As sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., Joe Arpaio engaged in blatant racial discrimination. His officers systematically targeted Latinos, often arresting them on spurious charges and at least sometimes beating them up when they […]

Fascism

Coming to a Town Near You: Urban Combat

August 28, 2017 theFAULT 0

“The Trump administration is lifting limits on the transfer of some surplus military hardware, including grenade launchers, bayonets and large-caliber weapons, to police departments,” NPR reports.  “It defies logic to arm the police with weapons […]

Fascism

Lawlessness and Disorder: Trump Pardons Arpaio

August 25, 2017 theFAULT 0

“President Trump issued an executive pardon Friday to Joe Arpaio, the controversial former Arizona sheriff who was a hero to the right and a national nemesis of Latinos, immigration advocates and civil rights groups,” the L.A. […]

climate

Trump Kills Federal Climate Committee

August 21, 2017 theFAULT 0

Scientific American: “US president Donald Trump’s administration has disbanded a government advisory committee intended to help the country prepare for a changing climate.” “The decision to let the advisory committee’s charter lapse is not the […]

Trump Lies

Trump Lie Causes Secret Service Budget to Bust

August 21, 2017 theFAULT 0

“One week after launching his presidential campaign, in 2015, Donald Trump pledged to become a shut-in at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue,” according to New York Magazine. “I would rarely leave the White House because there’s so […]