: : The United States of FDR was basically fascist. As are the modern European democratic-socialist states.
: Right having read this I got very angry but then I realised that you are genuinely ignorant to politics in general. Where did you read this? Or perhaps that's simply your own demented prejudice coming through, get an education buddy and stop swallowing this propagandist shit.
: Facism incorporating racism, sectarianism, worship of leadership, irrationalism, possessive individualism, national chauvinism and supremist competitive ideology.
: Socialism incorporating rationalism, moralism, libertarianism, egalitarianism, federal mutualist national identity, internationalism and co-operative ideology.
Don: The above is simply propaganda. In socialism, the government owns industry; in fascism it controls industry. Fascism does not require ultranationalism and socialism certainly does not require moralism.
: Hell they're just the same really, arent they?
Don: No. They are similar, but not the same.
: : : : It is fitting that he ended his life after finding "political asylum" in East Germany.
: : : And by this you mean?
: : I mean that East Germany and the rest of the communist block were horrid places which no sane person would seek political asylum in.
: Ever been caught between a rock and a hard place?
Don: He wasn't.