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We're going though this at - of all places - the soccer stadium here in Portland, Oregon.

The owners of the Portland soccer clubs have decided that the "Iron Front" symbol of anti-Nazi (and, hence, anti-fascist, anti-the-current-white-supremacist-regime-in-D.C.) resistance is "too political" and has to be banned from public display.

So the symbol of fighting against fascism, with all that that implies, is "too political" for display at a goddamn soccer game.

And we have concentration camps along the southern border.

Just think about that for a moment, and consider the message of films like Milk, or 42 or The Grapes of Wrath.

Or, hell, Meet John Doe.

The one thing I never thought I'd see, growing up in the Sixties and Seventies, is re-fighting the battles that I thought this country had settled in 1945; that "fascism is bad", or in 1969, that "racism is fucked up".

But it seems like the sort of people who voted for Taft in '48 and Wallace in '68 just never give up, now, do they..?

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