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Far-right populist movements making a last desperate stand for liberalism and democracy against a rising tide of progressivism and globalism

Donald Trump is still popular. In 2018, Republicans used to call Ronald Reagan the best president in US history, but now, in 2021, it`s Donald Trump, according to the latest Economist/YouGov poll. Trump is at the top (36%), while Ronald Reagan is second (18%), followed by Abraham Lincoln (13%).

Among all Americans, Donald Trump comes in third at 13% with Barrack Obama on top of the list at 18%, followed by Abraham Lincoln at 17%. President Joe Biden is not on the list at all, as he had served less than 20 days when the survey began.

I support all the presidents no matter what side they are on, but that doesn`t mean I agree with all they do and say. Right now, Biden is the president, and he has a lot of things to fix. And Trump talked about it in his speech at CPAC.

«We`re in the middle of a historic struggle for America`s future, America`s culture, and America`s institutions. Our very identity as Americans is at stake, like perhaps at no other time, so no matter how much the Washington establishment and the powerful special interests may want to silence us, let there be no doubt; we will be victorious and America will be stronger and greater than ever before,» Trump said in the speech.

Much of the crazy ideas are coming from the left side. Ideas like language are violent, don`t practice yoga or cook Chinese food, there is no such thing as biological sex and only white people can be racist. Many people are confused by these ideas.

Do you wonder how some people on the left side have managed so quickly to challenge the very logic of Western society?

What`s going on in America is not unique. It`s the same playbook in Europe as well. President Macron talked about it a few days ago and said he doesn`t want all these crazy ideas from the left in France. Sorry Macron, but it all started there; in France.

It`s an evolution from French postmodernism to its refinement within activist academic fields. Today we can recognize it by its effects, such as cancel culture and social-media dogpiles, as by its tenets, which are all too often embraced as axiomatic in mainstream media:

knowledge is a social construct; science and reason are tools of oppression; all human interactions are sites of oppressive power play, and language is dangerous. As they warn, the unchecked proliferation of these anti-Enlightenment beliefs presents a threat not only to liberal democracy but also to modernity itself.

This is what authors Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay talk about in their book; «cynical theories.» While acknowledging the need to challenge the complacency of those who think a just society has been fully achieved, Pluchrose and Lindsay break down how this often-radical activist scholarship does far more harm than good, not least to those marginalized communities it claims to champion.

They also detail its alarmingly inconsistent and illiberal ethics. Only through a proper understanding of the evolution of these ideas, they conclude, can those who value science, reason, and consistently liberal ethics successfully challenge this harmful and authoritarian orthodoxy, in the academy, in culture, and beyond.

During the modern period in the last two centuries in most Western countries, there has been developed a broad consensus in favor of the political philosophy known as «liberalism.»

The main tenets of liberalism are political democracy, limitations on the powers of government, the development of universal human rights, legal equality for all adult citizens, freedom of expression, respect for the value of viewpoint diversity and honest debate, respect for evidence and reason, the separation of church and state, and freedom of religion.

These liberal values developed as ideas and it has taken centuries of struggle against theocracy, slavery, patriarchy, colonialism, fascism, and many other forms of discrimination to honor them as much as we do, still imperfectly today, Pluckrose and Lindsay said.

But the struggle for social justice has always been strongest when it has cast itself as the defender of liberal values universally, insisting that they are applied to all individuals, not just to wealthy white males.

It must be noted that the general philosophical position that we call «liberalism» is compatible with a wide range of positions on political, economic, and social questions, including both what Americans call «liberal» (and Europeans call «social-democratic») and modern forms of what people in all countries call «conservative.»

This philosophical liberalism is opposed to authoritarian movements of all types, be they left-wing or right-wing, secular of theocratic.

Liberalism is thus best thought of as a shared common ground, providing a framework for conflict resolution and one within which people with a variety of views on political, economic, and social questions can rationally debate the options for public policy.

However, we have reached a point in history where liberalism and modernity at the heart of Western civilization are at great risk on the level of the ideas that sustain them.

The precise nature of this threat is complicated, as it arises from at least two overwhelming pressures, one revolutionary and the other reactionary, that are waging war with each other over which illiberal direction our societies should be dragged.

Far-right populist movements claiming to be making a last desperate stand for liberalism and democracy against a rising tide of progressivism and globalism are on the rise around the world.

Trump said in the speech that his movement is successful. «We began it together four years ago and it is far from being over,» he said.

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Abraham Lincoln saved America for the first time. Can Donald Trump save America a second time?

America is divided with two different groups of people. This is not unique to America, but happening in Europe as well. And it has been going on for a very long time. What in the world is going on here? Watch the film «Death of nation» and make up your mind.

Abraham Lincoln was elected to unite a country and stop slavery, but Democrats smeared him, went to war against him and assassinated him. Now, they`re target is Donald Trump. Someone is trying to destroy America, but who is it? Mainstream Media say Trump is killing America. They say he is a racist and a fascist. But who is the real racist? Who are the real fascists?

We know that the Nazis didnt die in 1945. They changed their names and continued with their ideology. Both, Mussolini and Hitler set up and ran welfare states. It was done by the do-gooders. The liberals. The people who wanted to improve society.

Which party attacks the free speech? The religious liberty and the personal safety? A nation dies when its people are not free. But how did America get there?

It is many reasons, but look at the middle class. They are wiped out. Dinesh D`Souza talks about these five points to recognize the Nazi strategy:

  1. Broken down dilapidated and unsafe housing

  2. Broken families

  3. A high degree of violence required to hold the place together

  4. No one gets around

  5. Nihilism and despair

All the people around the world belive that the Nazi`s are on the right side. A right-wing extremists. But that is wrong. Hitler was a socialist and a nationalist. In other words; the Nazi`s are on the left side. Not on the right side.

D`Souza compares the political climate surrounding the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump to that of the 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. The film “Death of a nation” indicates that the Democratic Party from both eras was critical of both Presidents and argues that the Democrats have similarities to fascist regimes, including the Nazi Party.

In the documentary, D`Souza accuses the modern Democratic Party of racism, and attempts to demonstrate how Democrats have used accusations of racism, white supremacy, and fascism as a tool to discredit the political right.

He claims that the modern political left is currently using these types of accusations in attempts to remove Trump from office “by any means necessary.”

D`Souza also attempts to demonstrate a connection between the Democratic Party`s past racism and advocacy for white supremacy and the current party, while claiming that the Republican Party has not advocated for such things.

D`Souza also claims that fascism is a left-wing, rather than right-wing ideology, and that fascist regimes such as the Nazi Party have historically both praised the Democratic Party and utilized American racial law to inspire their own racial law.

These claims are used to draw parallels between the modern political climate surrounding the election and presidency of Donald Trump with the historical events surrounding Abraham Lincoln`s election, presidency, and assassination.

Dinesh D`Souza said his documentary was based on the books Hitler`s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law by James Whiteman, and Racism: A short history by George M Fredrickson.

Abraham Lincoln saved America for the first time. Can Donald Trump save America a second time? Thats a question from filmmaker Dinesh DSouza in his new film «Death of a nation.»

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Donald J Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

It is a pivotal day today as Donald J Trump will be sworn in as the 45 president of the United States. Trump will start his first day at the white house with the lowest approval rating in many decades.

900 000 is expecting to come to Washington and many of them will boycott Trump`s swearing-in. Over 60 members of Congress have declared they will not attend the inauguration. In addition; millions of dollars are fleeing in to different organizations to resist Trumpism.

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50% voted for Donald J Trump. Are 50% of the American people stupid? What we know is that people are angry, and that is why many of them voted for Trump. Trump said in his speech last night that this is a movement.

He called CNN for «fake news». He is attacking CIA and are against the establishment. This is something that remind us about John F Kennedy. When we look at the history, we know that Donald J Trump have to be very careful. He can be assassinated.

John F Kennedy talked about the same group of people. He was referring to a shadow government, and in one of his speeches he said:

«We are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tight net highly efficient machine that combines military diplomatic intelligence economic scientific and political operations.

Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised».

John F Kennedy talked about the secret society which is the same group of people Donald J Trump talks about. The secret society has no traditions or any religion, and they own the media as it is today.

John F Kennedy was assassinated 22 November 1963 in Dallas, Texas, but he is not the only one. William McKinley was assassinated 14 September 1901, six month into his second term. There is something scary here. Take a good look at the scheme below.

 

President nr 25 William McKinley Assassinated

President nr 35 John F Kennedy Assassinated

President nr 45 Donald J Trump ?

 

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on Good friday, April 14, 1865. He was the 16th president of the United States. Lincoln was a religious skeptic, and he was a classical liberal democrat. An enemy of artificial hierarchy, a friend to trade and business as ennobling and enabling, and an American counterpart to Mill, Cobden, and Bright.

In surveys of U.S scholars ranking presidents conducted since the 1940`s, Lincoln is consistently ranked in the top three, often as number one. In presidential ranking polls conducted in the United States since 1948, Lincoln has been rated at the very top in the majority of polls.

President Lincolns assassanation increased his status to the point of making him a national martyr. Lincoln was viewed by abolitionists as a champion for human liberty. Republicans linked Lincolns name to their party, and many consider him to a man of outstanding ability. We also know John F Kennedy`s popularity, and he will never be forgotten. What about Donald J Trump? Will he fail and be forgotten?

 

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