The Fascism of Being ‘Woke’

Stephen Guy Hardin

“Fascism will come to America in the name of anti-fascism.” – Huey P. Long

“If fascism ever comes to America, it will come in the name of liberalism.” – Ronald Reagan

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we have been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. ” – Barack Obama

History repeats itself. This is the first rule of history.

People never learn from history. This is the first rule of life.

People are creatures of habit and the lessons of failure are easily forgotten. Time and time again men and women rise through the strictures of their culture yet fail to observe the history of failures which surround them. It is much too easy and much too gratifying to feed our ego with the delusion that we are the oneswho will succeed where others failed.

We are the Ones who will make socialism work.

We are the Ones who will make nationalized health care a reality.

We are the Ones who will lower the oceans.

We are the Ones who will rectify the injustice done to the oppressed people of the world.

We are the Ones who will create a one-party state.

We are the Ones you have been waiting for.

Fascism, the blending of corporate and government into a unified command and control totalitarian regime, is not an American invention. All historical surges of fascism, socialism and communism take advantage of economic recession and depression, when the psyche and morale of the populace is at its weakest. Fear and panic are the short fuse for the rise of totalitarianism. The evil of totalitarianism knows no national boundaries or observes no legal etiquette. It is a constant threat to all republics and democracies.

Democrat Governor Huey Long built a political machine in Louisiana that was based on class hatred and the promise of radical redistribution of wealth. Tax the rich into submission and hand out bread to the poor, while pocketing the difference. “Share the Wealth” was the signature program of Long’s administration. The practice of newspaper censorship and the creation of special police units and state boards to shut down any opposition was the harsh reality of his regime. This is the clearest example of the left’s blueprint for America’s future.

Campaign slogans prophesying hope and promising change are the true opiate of the masses. These are the marketing tools used to achieve the only campaign goal that will be realized, which is the accumulation and consolidation of total power. Bright shining banners, freshly polished jackboots, bonfires and speeches, the bright pastel logos on airliners flying from one campaign stop to another; these are all the marketing tools of fascism.

Narcissism is the prerequisite for being Woke and the Woke warriors are the heroes of their own life. 

Leftist histories paint Che and Fidel and Lenin and Trotsky as selfless martyrs sacrificing all for the masses. The reality, to those who haven’t had their brains turned to mush by Adderall addled leftist college professors, is that all of the Woke heroes were fascists in the truest sense of the word.

Lenin ended the reign of the Czar and murdered thousands in the name of Marx.

Stalin murdered millions in the name of psychotic paranoia.

Mussolini made the trains run on time and invaded helpless, backward nations.

Hitler built autobahns, lit the fuse on a second world war and industrialized genocide.

Bush crafted new laws to spy on his voters and launched wars without end in the name safety.

Obama betrayed Hope and Change for institutionalizing American self-loathing.

Antifa terrorizes and brutalizes in the name of enlightened anarchy.

If history is to be the judge one must ponder the future of the Republic, fear for the minds of the people and tremble for the Fascism of being ‘Woke.’

Socialists by a New Label

                                                      Stephen Guy Hardin

While on the perpetual campaign trail the “Woke” leaders of the Democrat party stumble and push to get out the sound bites of their newest taxpayer boondoggle… I mean substantive anti-poverty programs.

Senator Bernie “Gramps” Sanders (I–Vermont) has called for national rent control, in addition to $2.5 trillion (that’s billion with a T) in new federal housing and construction money. And of course, this paltry sum would be considered pocket change by this nation’s billionaire class and thus happy to pony up the dough via yet another soak the rich tax scheme. Senator Kamala “I Can’t Get Your Zipper Down” Harris (D–CA) is foaming at the proverbial mouth to top Gramps… err, Senator Sanders in the Woke spending category. Willie Brown’s former partner in adultery has proposed spending $2 trillion (yes, they love their T’s) for historically black colleges and universities alone. In addition, Senator Harris is proposing an additional two billion dollars in spending to eliminate all overdue minority cell phone bills, all delinquent bail bond fees and provide voter registration cards to anyone who cannot prove they are in the U.S. legally.

Not to be outdone, Barack Obama’s former Housing and Urban Development Secretary and part time White House pool boy Julian “Grab Me a Towel Julie” Castro, not only wants to steal… I mean adopt Sanders and Harris ‘spending bills, he wants to throw on a little additional progressive window dressing to prove he can be as black as any other Latino.  Julian wants to add slavery reparations into the mix as well as promising a free Escalade and a year’s supply of Kool Menthols to every African American family that can prove it voted “D” at least three times in every election. Wow, that’s sounds a tad racist, Julian.

But I digress.

This current gang of Democratic political hacks, like the gang before them and the gang after them, are proposing the same tired proposals for rent control, renters’ bills of rights, affordable home building subsidies and above all tax increases. Programs that are touted and shouted as the newest and greatest answer to the woes of the lower classes are in fact already on the books in places where housing costs are out of reach of the middle class as well as the lower class such as New York, Los Angeles and of course the poster child for progressive enlightenment, San Francisco.

These few examples of urban housing reform all share one thing besides high crime, high cost of living and high taxes. They are all programs put in place by the Democrat party, which is just another label for the progressive left, which used to be the liberal left. But in the end names don’t matter since it is all the same, as they are all just socialists by a new label.

“In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost of Marx”

Stephen Guy Hardin



Over the past few decades, I have come to the realization that for all the left’s censoring of God in general and Christianity in particular they do indeed worship a god (small g) of their own choosing. The god the left worships, with a passion that would make a Jesuit go weak at the knees, is the god of class envy and hatred. The godfather (small g) of all these lefties, Karl Marx, and his partner in crime… I mean social justice, Friedrich Engels, co-pioneered the philosophy of class envy and class hatred. 

Not unlike Hitler turning against the Jews, who had befriended him in Austria when he was a starving young sociopath, Marx turned against the class of people who had befriended him when he was starving and unable to provide for his family. In the process of squandering the funds from his poor deluded wife’s family, Marx wrote and theorized on the denigration of the working classes by the oppressive bourgeois and so on and so on and so on.

I have always found the image of Marx speaking on behalf of the working classes a little humorous. Humorous in that he never did an honest day’s work in his life, other than giving his patron Friedrich an occasional foot massage. But, of course, this is what the left does. They try to achieve a balanced harmonious emotional state without the benefit of mood-altering medication. Only by berating and attempting to cancel anyone that does cohabit their echo chamber are leftists able to achieve a Zen-like state of calm and inner peace that only the true narcissist knows.

The next time you see a herd of progressive politicians gathered around a microphone, their faces contorted in anger and disgust,  just remember that they are all richer than you could ever hope to be in two lifetimes. They have their own limos, private jets, private armed security, multiple homes, wives, and girlfriends, as well as being on a first name basis with the crème de la crème of the top leftist morons of Hollywood. So anytime you start to feel guilty about not being poor enough or angry enough or woke enough remember who these people really.  Remember how they really live when the cameras have stopped rolling and the microphones are switched off.

Kneeling at the altar of the stupefying hypocrisy that is white guilt the modern progressive blithely skip into battle against the evil legions of conservatives, Republicans, and most ordinary citizens. Genuflecting to the dual holy sacraments of Das Kapital and Dreams of My Father these social justice warriors puff out their shallow chests, put on their black face masks and begin mumbling the mantra of radical left, “In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost of Marx.”

“For God’s Sake Don’t be Funny”

Stephen Guy Hardin

“I am not a bum. I’m a jerk. I once had wealth, power, and the love of a beautiful woman. Now I only have two things: my friends, and… uh… my thermos. Huh? My story? Okay. It was never easy for me. I was born a poor black child. I remember the days, sittin’ on the porch with my family, singin’ and dancin’ down in Mississippi…”

This is the opening monologue from the movie The Jerk . Funny in 1979. Racist, oppressive, and symbolic of Whte privilege now.

Pete Davidson,  Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld just to name a growing number of professional big name comedians are no longer performing on college campuses. The reason? Besides college students being too self involved to put down their i-phone long enough to listen to a real person the overriding reason is the Black plague of a free society. Political correctness. College kids today are too politically correct.

The over pampered, underachieving college age elitists that refers to themselves in the third person as Progressives adhere to the strictures of politically correct thought control with the same religious zeal  Muslims adhere to as they strap a vest of explosives onto their underage child and pat them on the hand as they drop them off near the nearest U.S. Army base.

But I digress.

“I hear that all the time,” Seinfeld said in a recent interview. “I don’t play colleges, but I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges. They’re so PC.’”

Seinfeld says teens and college-aged kids don’t understand what it means to throw around certain politically-correct terms. “They just want to use these words: ‘That’s racist;’ ‘That’s sexist;’ ‘That’s prejudice,’” he said. “They don’t know what the hell they’re talking about.”

Seinfeld went on to recount a conversation he and his wife had with their college-bound daughter.

“My wife says to her, ‘Well, you know, in the next couple years, I think maybe you’re going to want to be hanging around the city more on the weekends, so you can see boys,’” Seinfeld recalled. “You know what my daughter says? She says, ‘That’s sexist.’”

Teenagers will be teenagers, right?  But this isn’t underage drinking, or staying  out too late or smoking pot behind the neighbors garage. This is thought control at its most basic. Destroy one of society’s most basic forms of freedom of speech, humor, and you begin to Eliminate the ability of anyone to speak their version of truth to power.  It’s just a short hop,skip and a jump before you are on the yellow brick road road to a totalitarian state and the Man behind the Curtain is holding an AK-47.

This current crop of self identified social justice warriors are so cautious and careful with any thoughts and speech that the ability to descent is bred out by future generations. This is the group think that if I agree with the crowd I will be protected from the crowd.  Sounds surprisingly similar to the group think of a lynch mob.

Lynch mob,indeed.

“Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson revealed in a new interview that he has sworn off performing on college campuses because hypersensitive students are sucking the fun out of comedy.

“It makes doing college [shows] really hard,” Mr. Davidson, 26, told Paper magazine while discussing the rise of cancel culture.

“I refuse to do a college after this year ‘cause it’s like, you’re just setting yourself up for trouble,” he said. “Comedy is just, like, getting destroyed. Standup’s about to be about, like, sneakers. Like, ‘Hey, everyone like sneakers?’ You can’t talk about anything. You can’t. The second you open your mouth and have an opinion, you lose money today. And I don’t think that’s a safe place to live in.”

Mr. Davidson has sparked controversy in the past on college campuses and for comments on the current cancel culture and #MeToo Movement which was deemed not ideologically pure enough. In August, the University of Central Florida condemned an on-campus performance by Mr. Davidson for using “abusive language” and upsetting students after he used the word “retarded.”  

Oh,the horror.

The day before this hate crime was committed he sparked backlash for arguing that not all alleged perpetrators in the #MeToo movement should be treated equally.  

Is he insane?

Mr. Davidson explained that none of his jokes come from a hateful place.

“And you can’t know what’s funny until you try it, you know?” he said. “But anything I’ve ever said on stage or made a joke about, I don’t regret it. I mean, some jokes I’m like, ‘Welp, that joke sucked.’ You know? But I’m never like, ‘Aw [expletive]!’ ‘Cause there are times I try things that I think are ridiculous and they work. And that’s what sucks about political correctness in comedy, I think that you need freedom.”

It’s an easy observation to wonder aloud how Lenny Bruce or George Carlin or Richard Pryor would succeed or even earn enough for gas money in today’s vicious,hate filled college climate of speech censorship and thought police uncaged like a pack of German shepherds attacking a peaceful protest. Bruce, Carlin, Sahl just to name a few of the breaking  wave of ‘60’s protest against the restrictions on freedom of speech and freedom of action that was the social norm of an earlier time were fighting against the very controlling , reactionary culture that today’s comedians are abandoning the fight against.

The difference, I suppose, is that the old school comedians who broke the barriers and crossed the lines that were clearly drawn had the courage of their convictions and were not afraid.  Not afraid of losing a gig and a paycheck, not afraid of being called names and threatened . Not afraid of society’s judgment.

I guess the key phrase here is not afraid. Today’s comedians don’t want the fight or the potential lost earnings or a cancelled Netflix project.  It’s no longer about humor breaking barriers , it’s about humor buying a new Maserati. In an art form that used humor to change the by word now is don’t offend, don’t challenge, and for Gods’ sake don’t be funny.

Pandering to Progressive Pooches

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Beginning in August the city of San Francisco will initiate yet another stillborn attempt at social engineering.

Wretchedly odorous, panhandling, homeless bums…. I mean disenfranchised, hygienically challenged, mobile private donation centers, are being drafted onto the already bloated city payroll. The city will begin paying up to $75 a week of taxpayer money to stop the homeless from begging for meth cash… uh, eliciting for private sector financing, and become foster parents to puppies from city animal shelters until the pups are ready for adoption.

The program is called Wonderful Opportunities for Occupants and Fido’s, or WOOF. No, I’m not making that up. Only a San Francisco Democrat could think of a public sector program this Looney Tunes.

So it comes as no surprise that San Francisco is exuberant to the point of sexual exhaustion as it becomes the first city in the country to attempt such a sublimely stupid program. WOOF will pair ten dogs with ten people who are living in city housing, thus allowing the dogs to be socialized, if they aren’t eaten first.

But wait!

Here comes PETA galloping in to spare those poor puppies a fate worse than Obamacare.

Poor puppies, indeed.

PETA, in a blatant attempt to regain the lunatic fringe high ground, has issued a manifesto on a recycled Whole Foods shopping bag claiming that the program would put the animals at risk.

“The city is in essence experimenting with the lives of homeless animals and people. Many chronic panhandlers battle with addiction and mental health issues often associated with liberalism. Of course we don’t really care about the homeless, but it makes for good sound bites on the local news. Our real concern is for the dogs. Dogs won’t be able to tell us if they were harshly scolded, smacked, misrepresented as income tax deductions, or used to commit voter fraud.”

But, I digress.

The PETA mafia is so incensed by the city trying to horn in on its animal martyr donation racket that it has offered to buy the city out. Ponying up a woven hemp shoulder bag packed to the brim with small bills to the tune of $10,000 the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is prepared to buy all the puppy rights in the City by the Bay.

City officials have stated they will not accept PETA’s brazen attempt to monopolize the homeless puppies intended for the panhandlers segment of the city.

To quote an unnamed city official, “The City of San Francisco will never yield one centimeter in our continuing quest to make our formerly great city the laughing stock of the world. We will always be proud to be ridiculed as the city known for Haight – Ashbury, the best gay bathhouses in the world, Nancy Pelosi and pandering to progressive pooches.”

Elvis Wages Fatwa

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Stephen Guy Hardin

 

Iranian rapper and owner of Naj’s Rug Emporium, Shahin Najafi, has been sentenced to death by the Islamic Republic of Iran. The death sentence was issued against the rap artist after he released a controversial song called Naqi.

Mr. Najafi has become the Salman Rushdie of rap after clerics in the Islamic republic issued a fatwa, or righteous curse of the boogeyman, labeling him an apostate. Being branded an apostate is considered punishable by death under sharia law and is the second most heinous crime in modern Iran, right after wearing Levi’s in public.

The holy shit storm hit Allah’s fan when the Germany based Najafi, released a song which made references to Ali al-Hadi al-Naqi. Ali al-Hadi al-Naqi is the tenth of the twelve Shia Muslim Imams, a religious figure highly respected by millions in Iran and several sections of south Detroit.

The cleric Ayatollah Naser Makareme Shirazi, Junior, a Holocaust denier and registered Democrat based in the semi holy city of South Qom was the latest to jump on the fatwa camel train.

Fatwa camel train, indeed.

“Any outrage against the infallible Imams, including obvious insults, would make a Muslim an apostate,” he said. Naser Makareme Shirazi, Junior, has in the past issued other controversial edicts. Such as an attempt to ban women from attending public soccer matches, denying the existence of the Holocaust and banning reruns of How I Met Your Mother on Iranian national television. Well, I can see the logic of that last one.

But, I digress.

Najafi’s song, Naqi, is a rap commentary on Iranian social and religious events from the past year. Najafi, speaking from his rug shop in Frankfurt, has rejected claims that he meant to insult the Imam’s religious beliefs or the true parentage of their children.

“I thought there would be some ramifications. But I didn’t think I would upset the regime that much. Now they are taking advantage of the situation and making it look like I was trying to criticize Islam and put down believers,” he told German journalist and renowned Islamophile, Wolfgang Fang, who is the author of the international bestseller, Eva Braun Wore a Hakim.

“For me it is more of an excuse to talk about completely different things. I also criticize Iranian society in the song. It seems as though people are just concentrating on the word ‘Imam’. Just because I call the Imam’s bitches does not mean I do not respect them.”

In an effort to resolve the growing cultural crisis the official Iranian religious website, http://www.tehranafterdark.org, has offered a $105,000 reward for anyone who delivers Najafi’s head on a platter. Or failing that, there is a $ 20,000 reward for an autographed copy of his soon to be released CD, Elvis Wages Fatwa.

This Child Porn Approved by the Mexican Government

Stephen Guy Hardin

 

The United Mexican States, or Materia Fecal Nacional to the esses, has passed the Peoples Republic of North Korea and Los Angeles to attain the vaulted position as the number two producer of child pornography in the world. The Islamic Republic of Iran, of course, still holds on to first place.

Mexico is now classified by the United Nations, the World Health Organization and The William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library as a primary source and country of destination for human traffickers involved in producing and distributing child pornography. Viva Mexico!

Due to that unique marketing genius that is the hallmark of Mexican businessmen child porn has become the third largest illegal business in Mexico. The manufacture of child pornography trails only drug trafficking and ripping off gringo turistas. Producing and selling child porn in Mexico generates approximately $42 billion a year or approximately one hundred billion quad zillion pesos. Or to put it in laymen’s terms, a 2002 Ford Bronco, a rusted out 1999 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, ten used AK-47’s and somebody’s sister.

Only nineteen jurisdictions in Mexico have laws against child pornography, and only courts in Mexico City, and the states of Chiapas and Puebla have handed down convictions for the crime. In comparison all the jurisdictions of Mexico vigorously prosecute anyone who over milks a goat. Of course performing sex acts with a goat is still legal, but excessive milking, well…

But, I digress.

So imagine my surprise when a sex scandal broke out in a school in the southern Mexican state of Campeche. A mother of one of the underage participants discovered a video in which her son is seen participating in sexual acts with two other boys. It was obvious by the finger paintings on the walls that the video had been filmed in one of the classrooms in the school.

According to accounts published on the official government website http://www.actosexualconburro.org, the video shows three boys engaging in graphic sex acts, one boy filming and a fifth one watching. The kids implicated are all 12 years-old and in the third grade.

The video was recorded last April 26th at the Salma Hayek Provincial School in the city of Calkini, which is in a religiously conservative and heavily ethnic Indian area. The video is very graphic showing one of the boys performing oral sex on one of his classmates and having anal sex with a third one.

A Mexican State Education Department spokesman confirmed the existence of the video, but he was unable to provide any information concerning the origins of the video or if there was any criminal intent or conspiracy involved.

“It is real, the case is real, the video exists,” said Omar Kankun, State Education Department spokesman. “The Education Department is very concerned. We are especially concerned when amateurs are involved. Amateurs never get the bribes right.”

Amateurs, indeed.

Spokesman Kankun continued, “I cannot emphasize enough that the government of México will not stand for this type of law breaking. We are actively involved in the investigation to ensure no donkeys were injured during the filming of the video. But rest assured the federal government of Mexico will not tolerate an immoral criminal product like this, unless, of course, it is stamped, This Child Porn Approved by the Mexican Government.”

Next Time We’ll Keep Her Crutches

Stephen Guy Hardin

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has once again placed itself in the line of fire in America’s seemingly never ending War on Terror. The latest notch on the TSA’s gun handle is 7 year old Annie Frank.

Ms. Frank’s troubles began as she was waiting with her family to board a flight departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. The Frank family was headed on a much anticipated family vacation to Florida to see Mickey Mouse and his terrorist cohorts at the Magic Kingdom.

Due to a medical condition Annie must walk with the aid of metal leg braces and aluminum crutches. TSA regulations require anyone who has a wheelchair, walker or crutches be classified as a ‘Mid Level’ terror suspect. Anyone who is under the age of 10 and over the age of 80 is automatically bumped to the highest level of the TSA terror alert chart. This highest level of alert is also reserved for any recognizable celebrities such as Ryan Seacrest, Woody Harrelson or Howard Stern.

But, I digress.

Since Annie was unable or as the TSA stated, “unwilling”, to walk through the metal scanners without her metal crutches, TSA agents jumped into emergency full body search mode. Annie, who according to media reports, is also developmentally disabled, became frightened by the prospect of a gang of overweight men, reeking of cheap booze, stale Marlboro’s and Old Spice running their calloused hands all over her 48 pound body.

Despite pleas from her family that the storm troopers…. I mean agents, take time to introduce themselves, as a means to allay her anxiety; the agents began to manhandle her in the aggressive style that is the maxim of government law enforcement training the world over.

At the best of times air travel is difficult for the Frank family due to Annie’s disabilities, but the frightening abrasiveness of this inspection proved especially traumatic for her.

“They made our lives extremely difficult,” her father, Dr. Otto Frank, a Long Island gynecologist, told reporters. “Our daughter is not a threat to national security.”

The beleaguered family was allowed to pass after a quick $20 changed hands. But after only a few moments a wave of agents stormed after the family and demanded a full body inspection of Annie. Apparently the Franks were not aware that the going rate for a TSA agent’s professional integrity had risen to $30.

Dr. Frank continued in his comments to the press, “They’re harassing people. This is a totally misguided policy. Yes, I understand that TSA is in charge of national security and there are all these threats from Hollywood celebrities. But for my seven year old physically handicapped daughter to be singled out is insane.”

Insane, indeed.

In response to the incident the TSA issued a statement defending their decision to pat-down the little girl.

“TSA has reviewed the incident and determined that our officers followed proper screening procedures in conducting a modified pat-down on the child,” the agency spokesperson said from underneath his official TSA ski mask. “In retrospect Ms. Frank was provided every courtesy we have been trained to offer. She was lucky. Next time we’ll keep her crutches.”