HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  RegisterRegister  Log in  

Share | 
 

 Signs of Tyranny

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
_Howard
Admin
avatar

Posts : 7104
Join date : 2013-01-16
Age : 72
Location : California

PostSubject: Signs of Tyranny   Sat Jan 07, 2017 4:04 pm

Robert Reich:

The 15 Warnings Signs of Impending Tyranny

As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically:

1.  Exaggerate their mandate to govern – claiming, for example, that they won an election by a landslide even after losing the popular vote.

2.  Repeatedly claim massive voter fraud in the absence of any evidence, in order to restrict voting in subsequent elections.

3.  Call anyone who opposes them “enemies.”

4.  Turn the public against journalists or media outlets that criticize them, calling them “deceitful” and “scum.”

5.  Hold few if any press conferences, preferring to communicate with the public directly through mass rallies and unfiltered statements.

6.  Tell the public big lies, causing them to doubt the truth and to believe fictions that support the tyrants’ goals.

7.  Blame economic stresses on immigrants or racial or religious minorities, and foment public bias and even violence against them.

8.  Attribute acts of domestic violence to “enemies within,” and use such events as excuses to beef up internal security and limit civil liberties.

9.  Threaten mass deportations, registries of religious minorities, and the banning of refugees.

10. Seek to eliminate or reduce the influence of competing centers of power, such as labor unions and opposition parties.

11. Appoint family members to high positions of authority

12. Surround themselves with their own personal security force rather than a security detail accountable to the public.

13. Put generals into top civilian posts                

14. Make personal alliances with foreign dictators.

15. Draw no distinction between personal property and public property, profiteering from their public office.

Consider yourself warned.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
NoCoPilot

avatar

Posts : 10652
Join date : 2013-01-16
Age : 63
Location : Seattle

PostSubject: Re: Signs of Tyranny   Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:15 pm

Trump can't become a dictator.

We have nude photos of his wife.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
_Howard
Admin
avatar

Posts : 7104
Join date : 2013-01-16
Age : 72
Location : California

PostSubject: Re: Signs of Tyranny   Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:22 pm

I'll have to take your word for that.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Signs of Tyranny   

Back to top Go down
 
Signs of Tyranny
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Funny Saying on Signs, Bumper Stickers, and What'Eva....
» First signs of torture
» How to make colored signs
» Now China is showing signs of revolt
» REMEMBERING THE GOOD OLD DAYS IN SEPT WHEN WE WERE TOLD FIRST WEEK NOVEMBER JUDGE SIGNS OFF FOR CLASS TO SEE.. THE GOOD OLD DAYS

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
 :: Topics :: Government & Finance-
Jump to: