LuckyOtter reminds us of two things: How dangerous a situation we are in, and that the solution is up to us. Helplessness and apathy are not viable options.
When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross. –Sinclair Lewis, 1935.
This article is going to be dark. I wasn’t looking forward to writing it, but I must do so. Dark as the subject matter is, it’s the light within most of us that makes us able to know when darkness is descending and take the necessary action to avoid being annihilated by it.
Education and science are under attack by an unholy alliance between right wing evangelical Christianity and far right politics. This has been going on since the late 1970s (The Moral Majority was the first obvious sign this was beginning to happen), but only now has the situation in America become critical, so critical we are fast losing our democracy and becoming a fascist state.
Protecting democracy and liberty is the primary reason why the Founding Fathers made…
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