Re: [SLUG-POL] Re: [SLUG] MS gets smacked

From: Jim Wildman (
Date: Thu Jul 06 2006 - 11:19:48 EDT

On Thu, 6 Jul 2006, Levi Bard wrote:

> > The only other
> > alternative is a political revolution which will undoubtedly lead to
> > communism or fascism. So, in conclusion, our poor little country here
> > is headed toward one of three things: Anarchy, Communism, or a Facist
> > dictatorship. There. I said it. (Oh, I suppose this would fit better
> > on the "politics" list, huh? How do I get on that, anyway?)
> Why do you assume that a revolution will lead to an extreme right or
> extreme left government? The American revolution didn't lead to
> fascism (unless you count the gradual approach we're making now). The
> French revolution didn't lead to fascism or communism. Generally
> after a revolution, the people that instigated it are keen to avoid
> the mess they worked so hard to get out of.

Which of those do you consider 'extreme right'? Communism and facism
are 2 sides of the same coin and Anarchy is certainly not 'right wing'.

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE
"Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best
state, is a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one."
Thomas Paine

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