Surrealpolitik: Kingdom of Fear

Author: Hunter S Thompson

New York: Penguin Books (2003)

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Gonzo memoir focusing substantially on the growing police state phenomenon in the United States.


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Coming of age in a fascist police state will not be a barrel of fun for anybody, much less for people like me, who are not inclined to suffer Nazis gladly and feel only contempt for the cowardly flag-suckers who would gladly give up their outdated freedom to live for the mess of pottage they have been conned into believing will be freedom from fear. (page )
Tags: [Fascism]
The real power in America is held by a fast-emerging new Oligarchy of pimps and preachers who see no need for Democracy or fairness or even trees, except maybe the ones in their own yards, and they don't mind admitting it. They worship money and power and death. Their ideal solution to all the nation's problems would be another 100 Year War. (page )
Tags: [Fascism]