Sunday, November 27, 2011

CONFIRMED: America turns fascist, 200 years of history is tipped into the harbour - UPDATED

FURTHER UPDATE: It's happened. Now it's the US Government vs the US Constitution.

UPDATE: looks like it's really going to happen.

Congress seems set to do what King George would dearly have loved to be able to do.

If "government of the people, by the people, for the people" shall "perish from the earth", then never mind Britain becoming the 51st State, let the US become Britain's 87th county - its largest, but who cares, neither of us has been a democracy for a while now, so it's not as though your puny vote makes a difference. And you don't understand tea any more, so the tax shouldn't matter, either.

You are now ruled by a wealthy aristocracy who regard most of you as servants, mendicants or gallows-fodder. Whenever you look like causing trouble you are sent overseas to busy yourselves in armed conflict. The rich delegate the running of their estates to ruthless managers and spend their time in fashionable salons close to power, where they lobby for yet more liberty for themselves and the enslavement of all others.

Just like us. And just like the eighteenth century.

Esau, you fool.


James Higham said...

It's not "now" but has been for a very long time - documented back to 1910. This is Them.

Paddington said...

It's likely not as bad as it seems. A lot of dubious legislation emanates from the House or Senate, and never makes it through the other body.

Sackerson said...

Glad to hear it, Paddesr, but it's a little disturbing that they even try.

Paddington said...

We elect morons here sometimes. It's the price of democracy.

dearieme said...

"King George": oh dear, oh dear, do you really believe Jefferson's Goebels-like propaganda, the American Foundation myths? How very naive of you.

Sackerson said...

DM, in part I was hoping to provoke a reaction from Americans so that they might do their bit to halt the decline.

But do you think it is quite fair to compare Jefferson to Goebbels? Jefferson was clearly a radical democrat, who even proposed that the Constitution be up for general revision and re-ratification when half of the previous generation had passed away.