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Godwin's Law is Suspended


By: EricHorton Posted in: Civics  published11/08/16 11:45:00AM 
With Trump, Godwin's Law is suspended. He literally does display all of the historical earmarks of a fascist dictator. If there is a test for 'fascist dictator', or a scale, you can bet he scores near 100%. The time in which he is elected is a...

Idiots Who Draw Parallels Between Trump and Hitler


By: EricHorton Posted in: Civics  published11/14/16 10:00:00PM 

Arguing with people on the internet can sometimes inspire a focus of thought. I recently got that focus from a friend's response to an article I shared about a history teacher who had been suspended for teaching a class where he drew parallels...


Please Join Me - The Safety Pin Network


By: EricHorton Posted in: Civics  published01/24/17 12:00:00PM 

Some people like to complain, and let's face it, there is a lot to complain about!  Unfortunately, complaints do nothing but add to the noise.  Now, if complaints are followed by clea, decisive, sustained action, that is how you bring about...


Baby Steps to Fascism


By: EricHorton Posted in: Civics  published01/27/17 10:00:00AM 
To recap:

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the DOJ’s Violence Against Women programs.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

* On January 19th, 2017, DT...

Resist the Shock Event


By: EricHorton Posted in: Civics  published01/31/17 07:30:00AM 
From Heather Richardson, professor of History at Boston College:



"I don't like to talk about politics on Facebook-- political history is my job, after all, and you are my friends-- but there is an important non-partisan point to make today....