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The Stasi Agent next door

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In early 2020, one of the two contributors to the Kiwipolitico blog site, Lew, made a Twitter comment about how the C-19 pandemic had led to the rise of what he called, “curtain twitching Fascists”, people in New Zealand spying on and informing on their neighbours breaching of the Lockdown rules and regulations.

This post is about something far worse rising in the USA.

I’ve covered some of the discussions about a new US Civil War in two previous posts, A second American Civil War and a A Civil Break, not a Civil War.

This talk seems to have started around the time that Trump became President, waning as Orange Man Bad left office, but now waxing as the Democrats stare down the gun barrel of electoral defeat in this year’s Mid-Term election (funny how the discussion rises in fever pitch whenever the Democrats are out of power nowadays).

Most of these discussions focus on the traditional aspect of citizens rising against a State they feel is represented only by other citizens. Although there is occasionally a semi-technical discussion pointing out that it would be more like a guerrilla war than the almost formal conflicts of the past, even that doesn’t get to grips with the fact of two American populations that increasingly cannot stand the sight of each other. In both Democrat and Republican circles there are those who play this down: the traditional appeal to “the better angels of our nature” and so forth, also pointing out that living different lives is what America has always been about.

But today comes news of an opinion poll conducted by one of the reputable pollsters in the USA, Rasmussen, which asked Democrats some key questions. The results are both startling and frightening:

  • 55% of Democrats support fines for the unvaccinated (the Austrian solution).
  • 59% of Democrats support the unvaccinated being confined to their homes at all times except in an emergency.
  • 48% of Democrats support fines or prison for people who publicly question the existing COVID-19 vaccines on any platform.
  • 45% of Democrats support putting the unvaccinated in temporarily designated facilities.
  • 47% of Democrats favour a government tracking program for the unvaccinated.
  • 29% of Democratic voters would support the unvaccinated losing custody of their children.

While the survey showed solid majorities of all American citizens being against all of these ideas, the fact that such huge proportions of Democrat voters support them is a terrifying fact that seems far worse than any discussion I’ve seen so far about a civil war. This is about something far worse than just having two large groups of people who increasingly have little in common. This suggests that your life really could be under threat from people like this if their numbers swell only a little more and they have their hands on the levers of power when you’re in opposition to them – on any number of things.

Note also the percentage of Republicans supporting such ideas: it’s a lot lower but frankly it should be zero.

At best one can argue about errors from sample sizes, but this survey was done along the same conventional lines as other polling. It won’t be that inaccurate as to enable these large numbers to be dismissed. Although the title of this post names agents of a state, the better term here for these people is Inoffizieller Mitarbeiter.

Who could continue to live amidst Democrat voters after seeing this? Moreover, what does it portend for the future in a country where power is still evenly split, where such things are perhaps just one election, one swing state away from becoming reality.

Written by Tom Hunter

January 21, 2022 at 3:44 pm

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  1. How weird that Wikipedia describes fascism as “far-right, dictatorial, are for forcible suppression of opposition and strong regimentation of society.”

    Who knew that Democrats (read Labour/Greens) are on the far-right?


    January 21, 2022 at 5:10 pm

  2. If the US had been as successful as Australia in managing Covid it would have had fewer than 50,000 deaths, as opposed to 900,000. So if that clown you are citing as an authority is correct, Trump and the rest of the right have a terrible amount of blood on their hands.

    Judge Holden

    January 21, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    • Well the clown that you supported because “anyone’s better than Trump” has now killed more people, and that’s with a bunch of vaccines and a year’s knowledge in hand, so perhaps there are more factors involved – like Australia being a large island with a moat around it for starters.

      Anyway, no surprise to see you onboard with the measures supported by such a huge chunk of Democrats and I’ve no doubt you’d be even harsher – you little totalitarian you. 🙂

      Tom Hunter

      January 21, 2022 at 6:44 pm

      • Such a disaster in the first year is hard to recover from. But it’s not just Trump, it’s the whole right-wing artifice and ideology which has killed almost a million more Americans than necessary. The guys you think are heroes for being horrible neighbour’s, like the excreble Rand Paul.

        Judge Holden

        January 21, 2022 at 9:07 pm


        That’s such a pathetic response. “Such a disaster in the first year is hard to recover from”

        Well yes, Biden’s dead, and not just from the neck up.

        Tom Hunter

        January 21, 2022 at 10:37 pm

      • Judge Holden

        January 22, 2022 at 6:55 am

      • Judge Holden

        January 22, 2022 at 1:29 pm

      • How Biden Lost The Plot.

        Another aspect of the problem is that so many Dem activists and groups have deeply imbibed the notion that America in 2022 is a “white supremacist” country, designed to suppress non-whites, and that we are now living in a system of de facto “legal fascism,” with a minority “white” party holding the country in its undemocratic grip, perhaps forever. The Democrats and elite liberals really seem to believe that we are back in the 1960s or 1890s or even 1860s, that we live in a black-vs-white world of good vs evil, and that the choice today is literally, in Biden’s words, between backing Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis. This is as self-righteous as it is ludicrous. It’s MLK envy.

        Judge Holden

        January 22, 2022 at 2:14 pm

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