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  •  From listening to extreme right-wing radio (3+ / 0-)

    My impression is that part of the fantasy involves "good" soldiers and police officers rebelling against their superiors and joining with the brave resisters.

    This all makes perfect sense.  For there is indeed an imminent danger of autocratic takeover in this country and others-- from extreme right-wingers.

    Psychological projection is not just an unfortunate phenomenon, it's a weapon used by corporate america and their pawns.

    •  Yes, a coup to establish right-wing dictatorship (1+ / 0-)
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      is by far the most likely scenario under which the gun nuts would finally get to satisfy their bloodlust.

       

      The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. -- John Kenneth Galbraith

      by richardak on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 07:14:59 PM PST

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    •  Often Specifically Race War Fantasies (1+ / 0-)
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      The are careful to not say that out loud, but it is a theme of race war porn like The Turner Diaries.

      That's how they figure their side will get heavy weapons.

      And given the number of white supremacists that have infiltrated the armed forces it would not be all that farfetched.

      There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

      by bernardpliers on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 07:15:52 PM PST

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      •  it's how insurgency works (not so well) (0+ / 0-)

        in Syria and Libya, so imagine the 'baggers who want Somalian libertarianism in the US coverting all their Ford f-150s into "technicals" / gun platforms

        yksitoista ulotteinen presidentin shakki. / tappaa kaikki natsit "Nous sommes un groupuscule" (-9.50; -7.03) 政治委员, 政委‽ Warning - some snark above ‽

        by annieli on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 07:45:10 PM PST

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