Why this fascist tsunami keeps happening over and over again is a combination of the tribal hardwiring of humans and the fact each new generation only has, for the vast majority, a thirty years reverse time horizon.

And you also might throw in that hate is the most powerful of uniting forces, the demagogues’ ace in the hole.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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