Fascism

Trump Calls American Justice System “A Joke”

November 2, 2017 theFAULT 0

Following Tuesday’s terror attack in New York that killed 8 people – and the arrest of the suspect –  Republican President Donald Trump called the American justice system a “joke” and a “laughingstock.” Jennifer Rubin: “Just how […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Clapper: Democracy ‘Under Assault’ By Trump

May 15, 2017 theFAULT 0

“James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, has accused Donald Trump of placing American democratic institutions ‘under assault’ following the sacking of James Comey – and cautioned that the former FBI director’s removal is […]

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In the Shadow of Nixon

May 9, 2017 theFAULT 0

In an historic move, Republican President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey amid the bureau’s ongoing investigation into the administration’s ties to Russia, The Atlantic reports. “The details are unlike anything that’s happened in American history—it […]