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Fascism is advancing if not yet marching in the uniforms Mitt Romney once wore

There have always been warnings
Lipset Mills Goodman Nisbet
But it is sufficient to note that when democracy itself is under attack
Fascism is advancing if not yet marching in the uniforms
Mitt Romney once wore and may still be wont to don
Yes when we see that democracy and tolerance
helpfulness and non-idolatry
are the real values which underlie life
we need merely look for their opposites 
to ,parse what we are up against
FOX Koch Rove GOP Congress Romney
Within this complex we find
Intolerance at all levels
The open and defiant suppression of democracy
And the rejection of helpfulness as weakness
We find underlying this innumerable idolatries
which become obvious if we speak of the veneration of
money and power and corporatism
and government in the hands of corporatism
The seminal warning is in the texts that somehow survive in our Bible
Mingled with the authoritarian utterance of those who
turned a way of peace and reconciliation 
into a creed whose sign was and remains war and death
By their fruits you shall know them

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