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Reddit put together a handy guide to the evidence that Trump is a fascist :

- Trump openly calls for the U.S to commit war crimes and advocates for the murder of innocent women and children.

Trump doubles down after veterans speak out claiming U.S soldiers would not commit war crimes or torture children even if ordered to. Trump responds with, “They’re not going to refuse me. If I say do it, they’re going to do it.“

Trump on torture: “Even if it doesn’t work they probably deserved it anyway.”

Trump renews calls for torture citing public executions and mass rape committed by ISIS promising for the U.S to do the same, “fighting fire with fire.”
Trump says Geneva Conventions a problem and needs to be changed since, US soldiers are to afraid to do their job due to laws which outline the definition of war crimes.
Trump threatens to shoot down Russian planes starting war with Russia.
Trump says he, "won’t rule out” using nuclear weapons in Europe.
Trump calls for a global nuclear rearmament.
Trump says he would declare a World War as President.
Trump's solution for high gas prices is to violate The Geneva Convention by invading several of America's allies in the Middle East and Africa unprovoked to forcibly seize the oil fields for himself.
When asked for clarification about the above mentioned plan to steal land from multiple nations on two different continents Trump responded with, “We’re not stealing anything. We’re taking.“,28804,2068227_2068229_2068345,00.html
Trump says during debate he wants to invade Syria with 30,000 soldiers.
Trump runs TV add promising to seize foreign oil fields.
Trump promises mandatory Death Penalty for anyone accused of murdering a police officer despite no legal grounds to impose that.
Trump thinks lethal injection is “too comfortable” Wants to devise a more painful way to execute people.
The man Trump hired to write his books for him says he honestly believes Trump would start a nuclear war if president.
Anne Frank's sister (now 86 years old) says that Trump reminds her of Hitler.
North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un endorses Donald Trump.
Russian leader with history of human rights abuses Vladimir Putin endorses Trump.
Imam of known Islamic Terrorist (Omar Mateen) endorses Trump.
K.K.K endorses Trump.
Convicted Neo-Nazi Terrorist Don Black endorses Trump.
Chinese Communist Party endorses Trump.
Serbian War Criminal Vojislav Seselj endorses Trump.
Greek Neo-Nazi leader Ilias Panagiotaros endorses Trump.
White supremacist cult leader August Kreis III endorses Trump during sentencing hearing after he is found guilty of child molestation.
Russian Fascist Aleksandr Dugin endorses Trump.
Trump brags about endorsement from convicted murderer and repeatedly accused fraudster Don King.
Trump praises Iraqi Dictator Saddam Hussein.
Trump retweets quote from Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini.
Trump uses picture of Nazi soldiers in official campaign poster.
Trump picks famed Neo-Nazi White Supremacist Leader as Delegate.
Trump's son gives interview with Holocaust denying radio show host who wants to bring back slavery. Trump then gives the radio host press credentials and invites him to events.
Trump tweets anti-Semitic Hillary Clinton picture created by Neo-Nazis.
Legal Experts find dozens of Trump policy propositions that would violate the constitution. “Trump is threat to rule of law.”
Trump Retweets message from Pro-Hitler, white genocide conspiracy Twitter account multiple times.
Law Scholars agree, in order to enact plans Trump would have to violate First Amendment, Fifth Amendment, Bill of Rights, 14th Amendment, due process, equal protection, and the doctrine of enumerated and limited executive powers.
The ACLU made a list of all of Trumps unconstitutional propositions. (It’s 28 pages long.)
Trump's Immigration plan unconstitutional.
Trump's Muslim plan unconstitutional.
Trump pledges to open up Libel Laws on Newspapers in order to curb Freedom of the Press.
Trump fights against separation of Church and State.
Trump promises to violate freedom of religion and freedom of speech to force retail workers to say Merry Christmas again.
Trump argues for the repeal of the 14th Amendment (Which would allow for the creation of a government similar to the totalitarian police state from the novel Starship Troopers in which Americans could only earn their rights through loyalty to the government.) Co-Chair of Trump's Presidential campaign calls for black attorney general to be lynched.
Top Trump ally threatens GOP delegates who won’t vote for Trump with being executed for treason.
Senior Trump Campaign staffer calls for police to make black community leader and political opponent “disappear”
Trump's right hand man made millions working for Arms Dealers, Dictators and War Criminals and defending them from allegations of torture and genocide.
Trump supporter arrested building pipe bombs to target Muslims.
Trump supporting ex-cop calls for, “lone-wolf patriots” to murder blacks at The GOP convention.
Trump supporter yells pro trump slogan before open firing and murdering 6 people.
Trump refuses to condemn violence committed by his supporters.
Trump supporters chant at rally for Hillary to be lynched.
Trump supporters shout racist/sexist/homophobic chants at rallies.
Trump supporters try and ruin the life of the journalist who reported the above story.
Trump supporters send sexist/anti-semitic death threats to journalist.
Trump supporter physically attacks minorities at gas station.
Trump files DMCA notices to get micropenis painting taken off the internet. Art galleries refuse to exhibit it after threats of violence from Trump supporters over the depiction.
Trump supporters send death threats to artist for making aforementioned painting of Trump depicting him with a small penis.
Trump supporters track down previously mentioned artist through home address and brutally assault her.
Trump encourages his supporters to use violence, again and again and again.
When asked for comments on two of his supporters who brutally beat and urinated on homeless man, Trump responds by defending the men as just being “passionate”.
Trump defends his supporters attacking man with, “He was obnoxious maybe he should have been roughed up.”
Trump tells crowd he would love to punch protesters.
Trump may pay legal fees for supporters arrested for assault.
Trump supporters shout N-Word while they beat African American man so badly he’s hospitalized for concussion.
Mob of Trump supporters brutally attack meditating man for having sign saying, “America is already great.”
Trump claims pictures of woman savagely beaten was a Trump supporter assaulted by democrats until image revealed to have been a hoax showing actress Samara Weaving on the set of a Television show.
Trump supporters call for black man to be lynched and set on fire while shouting, “Sieg Heil!” at Trump rally.
Trump Supporter laughs while attacking peaceful protesters and reporters with pepper spray.
Trump supporters start physical altercations and spits on Latino after being “revved up” during rally.
Trump supporter who beat and kicked protester charged with assault.
Trump supporter pepper sprays a 15-year-old girl point-blank in the face after she was sexually assaulted by another Trump supporter, shouting “nigger lover” as she attempted to run away.
Trump supporters attempt to provoke violence telling Jews to, “go back to fucking Auschwitz” and accosting black woman screaming in her face for her to “go back to Africa.”
Trump supporter who sucker punched protester, “Next time, we might have to kill them.”
Trump bodyguard throws veteran White House photographer to the ground and chokes him.
Trump security refuses to allow black Muslim woman into event despite her having bought a ticket and being a Trump supporter. Yet let white anti-trump protesters into event. When confronted over the racism security guard says, “If I’m told by Trump’s campaign that some people can’t come in they can’t come in.”
Trump brags he could murder someone and still not lose support.
Trump holds event in Atlanta with GOP officials. Kicks the only black Republican official out of the event with no explanation.
Trump has dozens of black supporters ejected from his rally for no apparent reason.
Trump jokes about murdering reporters.
Trump responds to questions about violence committed by his supporters with:

“People come with tremendous passion and love for their country. When they see what’s going on in this country, they have anger that’s unbelievable. They don’t like seeing bad trade deals. They don’t like seeing higher taxes. There’s some anger. There’s also great love for the country. It’s a beautiful thing in many respects.”
North Carolina Authorities consider prosecuting Trump over charges of inciting a riot.
Trump calls for the execution of children.

(The Central Park Five were a group of minority boys aged 13 to 16 accused of attacking and raping a white woman back in 1989.)
After buying ad space in four New York Newspapers calling for the death penalty to be brought back for these black children. Trump was quoted saying about the boys:
“They should be forced to suffer! Criminals must be told that their CIVIL LIBERTIES END WHEN AN ATTACK ON OUR SAFETY BEGINS!“ ― Donald Trump
Years later after DNA evidence proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the boys were innocent and falsely convicted Trump refused to apology for his statements claiming they were still “somehow probably guilty”
Trump says if alive during World War 2 he “might have” supported the Japanese internment camps.
Trump considers plan to replace all Muslim TSA agents.
Trump wants to appoint his sister as the next Supreme Court Justice.
Trump says the Chinese government "showed strength" in response to the Tienanmen Square protests in which they massacred between 250 to 3,000 civilians and peaceful protesters.

“The Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength. That shows you the power of strength. Our country is right now perceived as weak.”
Trump calls for the execution of Edward Snowden. "Kill the Traitor"
Public Policy Polling polls Trump supporters and discovers:

60% Support banning Muslims from entering the United States (Unconstitutional)
50% Support the Confederate flag hanging on the capital grounds
30% Support shutting down all mosques in the United States (Unconstitutional)
30% Wish the South won the civil war (Treason)
25% Islam should be illegal in the United States (Unconstitutional and the best example of what a violation of the first amendment would be)
25% Support the policy of Japanese Internment (Unconstitutional)
20% Support banning homosexuals from entering the United States (Unconstitutional)
10% Say Whites are a superior race
^ (11% aren’t sure one way or another)
The Economist polls Trump supporters and discovers:

15% disapprove of slavery being abolished (Unconstitutional and morally wrong)
^ (Another 20% aren’t sure one way or another)
50% support the use of torture on foreign enemy combatants (Violates not only domestic but International Laws)
^ (Another 25% aren’t sure one way or another)

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I wouldn't go as far as Voltaire (quote below), but disciplining an employee who criticises Prince George's privilege seems just a little ironic.

'To determine the true rulers of any society, all you must do is ask yourself this question: Who is it that I am not permitted to criticize?' -
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Off topic, but I just have to say, damn that's a cute kid. 
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Because, as with religion, the appeal of simple answers is too strong.
A video of "Science Guy" Bill Nye dismissing the entire centuries-old discipline of philosophy has infuriated many.
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"hard science" people seem to have a horrible prejudice towards the arts. 
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So, we'll be ‘free’ to pursue our own trade deals?

The reality: the people of the UK will be less free as these deals are not in our interest. With #Brexit we have strengthened a hostile ideology that isn't even free market.
US eyes quick post-#Brexit trade deal with UK to get stalled #TTIP moving - likely to have #ISDS red in tooth & claw
New UK-US deal could make NHS privatisation even harder to reverse than EU-US TTIP.
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A majority of a majority is not a majority

Over the last two or three weeks I have often heard the following argument. The country has voted to leave the EU. The reason most Leave voters gave was that they were concerned about immigration. Therefore, democracy demands that we cannot agree to any new deal with the EU that allows freedom of movement.

The fallacy of this argument is that a majority of a majority is not a majority. Recently there has been a poll that asks people whether the priority in the Brexit negotiations should be maintaining access to the single market or restricting freedom of movement. It turns out that 66% of us think it should be the former and 31% the latter, with the rest being don't knows.

The breakdown of the figures by how people voted in the referendum is interesting. Of Remain voters, 93% voted for access to the single market and 5% for restricting freedom of movement. Among the Leave voters the figures were 42% and 56%. So it's true that a majority voted to leave, and a majority of Leave voters regard restricting freedom of movement as more important than retaining access to the single market. Nevertheless, if we are forced to choose between the two (as the EU currently say we will be), then a large majority of us would not want to lose access to the single market for the sake of restricting freedom of movement. It is very important that this fact should be widely appreciated. Democracy demands it. We cannot let the anti-immigration fanatics do huge damage to the UK economy against the will of two thirds of the population.

Of course, this is just one poll, so I would also advocate more polls when the negotiations get going. But we cannot let the Brexiteers get away with a massive abuse of democracy: on June 23rd a majority voted for Brexit, but they did not vote for any particular form of Brexit, and there are huge differences between the possible outcomes.

The more precise figures quoted above can be found in this document on page 13:

The document as a whole contains answers to lots of other questions, broken down in many other ways.
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PORTSMOUTH, NH—Putting aside the policy disagreements and occasional acrimony that marked the pair’s heated, months-long presidential primary election contest, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders offered a ringing endorsement of Hillary Clinton today by stating that she is a different person than Donald Trump.
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Irony rather than obviousness.  But surely the British Council wouldn't investigate such criticism of anyone else's privilege?
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Peaceful protest is ‘domestic extremism’ according to the UK police and security services.
Nonagenarian model citizen wants secret #surveillance data on him deleted - what a hero
Classed as a "domestic extremist," the RAF veteran is suing UK police at the ECHR.
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A far more sensible alternative for free-traders:  unreciprocated lowering of unjustified barriers to trade.  No secret arbitrations or restraints for our own regulations, and we can put up justified barriers to trade when they are justified by, for example, poor treatment of workers, the environment, or simply inferior standards.

The 'need' for trade deals lies with a doctrine that trade is a prisoner's dilemma, but the pay-offs are wrong for that.  There is no need to have threats and draw back in analogy with most political conflicts.  In contrast with the prisoner's dilemma, we should choose to co-operate whatever the counterparty does;  in PD, we should defect unless we can compel co-operation, say with the promise of future co-operation or defection.
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I just read this article, and it strikes me that 'professionalism' as a concept has gone too far.  This doctor once performed a cataract operation on a patient, and subsequently had a relationship with that patient.  He could have been disciplined or 'struck off';  only his rare skill saved him, as it would be depriving his patients.

What worries me is the concept of medics, or any other class as a 'separate race' that should not mingle with mere mortals.  The hierarchy should be preserved.  Although the intent is to avoid the exploitation of a power imbalance, there are better solutions available, such as having to end the professional relationship should a personal one develop.  The ban preserves a more severe power imbalance as we treat medics as gods with whom we should not mix.

We are not robots, and our society should not have a caste structure.  In addressing inequality, we need to recognise that injustice comes in several forms, one of which is the simple denial of human relations.  This is not to say that they should never be curbed, but it seems to me that existing rules are more about a profession protecting its mystique than the real interests of human beings.
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That's weird. I thought it was considered ethically sound to have a relationship with a former patient who you are not currently treating. 
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So, it seems that Britain will be free to negotiate its own trade agreements without Europe holding it back with its pesky non-corporate concerns.
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I am terrified that the Tories are in charge as we do this :-/
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