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Remember what I said the definition of 'Fascism' was?
The combinationo of big government and big business, right?
Well, here's another example of how that's happening in America. The CEO of General Electric (GE) has been tagged by our Great Deceiver (Obama) to head a commision on jobs and productivity and such.
Read the article by clicking on this linked extract of it.
There are a few companies on the Obama corporate A List – Democratic patrons Google and Goldman Sachs both turn up again and again at White House functions and for special recognition – but no company seems to get the VIP treatment that General Electric receives.
In a very real way, this kinda relates to my earlier post today when I noted how science fiction writers very often comment on current society or trends/directions of society. If you've read much sci-fi at all you know that lots of the scenarios describe what is either outright fascist governments, huge powerful government/industrial machines, or very close to it.
Bob Dylan once sang, "You don't need a Weatherman to know which way the wind blows!"
I agree with that. All you have to do is read the news (even when it can't all be totally trusted).