History Literature / ItCantHappenHere

21st Mar '17 8:36:46 AM Mdumas43073
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* CrappyHolidays: Christmas under Corpoism is, unsurprisingly, a decidedly non-joyful affair for the Jessup family.
-->To make the holiday as good an imitation of mirth as possible, they were very noisy, but their holly, their tinsel stars on a tall pine tree, their family devotion in a serene old house in a little town, was no different at heart from despairing drunkenness in the city night. Doremus reflected that it might have been just as well for all of them to get drunk and let themselves go, elbows on slopped café tables, as to toil at this pretense of domestic bliss. He now had another thing for which to hate the Corpos—for stealing the secure affection of Christmas.



* TwistedChristmas: The Yuletide under Corpoism is, unsurprisingly, a decidedly non-joyful affair for the Jessup family.
-->To make the holiday as good an imitation of mirth as possible, they were very noisy, but their holly, their tinsel stars on a tall pine tree, their family devotion in a serene old house in a little town, was no different at heart from despairing drunkenness in the city night. Doremus reflected that it might have been just as well for all of them to get drunk and let themselves go, elbows on slopped café tables, as to toil at this pretense of domestic bliss. He now had another thing for which to hate the Corpos—for stealing the secure affection of Christmas.
21st Mar '17 8:33:55 AM Mdumas43073
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* CrappyHolidays: Unsurprisingly, Christmas under Corpoism is a decidedly non-joyful affair for the Jessup family.
-->To make the holiday as good an imitation of mirth as possible, they were very noisy, but their holly, their tinsel stars on a tall pine tree, their family devotion in a serene old house in a little town, was no different at heart from despairing drunkenness in the city night. Doremus reflected that it might have been just as well for all of them to get drunk and let themselves go, elbows on slopped café tables, as to toil at this pretense of domestic bliss. He now had another thing for which to hate the Corpos—for stealing the secure affection of Christmas.


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* TwistedChristmas: The Yuletide under Corpoism is, unsurprisingly, a decidedly non-joyful affair for the Jessup family.
-->To make the holiday as good an imitation of mirth as possible, they were very noisy, but their holly, their tinsel stars on a tall pine tree, their family devotion in a serene old house in a little town, was no different at heart from despairing drunkenness in the city night. Doremus reflected that it might have been just as well for all of them to get drunk and let themselves go, elbows on slopped café tables, as to toil at this pretense of domestic bliss. He now had another thing for which to hate the Corpos—for stealing the secure affection of Christmas.
21st Mar '17 8:27:35 AM Mdumas43073
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* CrappyHolidays: Unsurprisingly, Christmas under Corpoism is a decidedly non-joyful affair for the Jessup family.
-->To make the holiday as good an imitation of mirth as possible, they were very noisy, but their holly, their tinsel stars on a tall pine tree, their family devotion in a serene old house in a little town, was no different at heart from despairing drunkenness in the city night. Doremus reflected that it might have been just as well for all of them to get drunk and let themselves go, elbows on slopped café tables, as to toil at this pretense of domestic bliss. He now had another thing for which to hate the Corpos—for stealing the secure affection of Christmas.
20th Mar '17 8:58:29 AM Mdumas43073
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* WickedCultured:
20th Mar '17 8:57:11 AM Mdumas43073
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* TheStarscream: Sarason is this to Windup. Haik is later this to Sarason.



* TheStarscream: Sarason is this to Windup. Haik is later this to Sarason.
20th Mar '17 8:56:26 AM Mdumas43073
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* TheStarscream: Sarason is this to Windrip. Haik is later this to Sarason.

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** William Randolph Hearst, and his newspapers, are described as willing propagandists for Windrip and the Corpos even after the dictatorship is established.
* TheStarscream: Sarason is this to Windrip.Windup. Haik is later this to Sarason.
20th Mar '17 8:47:31 AM Mdumas43073
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* JustFollowingOrders: Emil Staubmeyer's excuse, when he and the other M.M.s show up at Doremus's house to burn his books.
16th Mar '17 11:55:56 AM Mdumas43073
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* DepravedHomosexual: Lee Sarason and the handsome M.M.s he surrounds himself with are

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* DepravedHomosexual: Lee Sarason and the handsome M.M.s he surrounds himself with are with.
16th Mar '17 11:50:01 AM Mdumas43073
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** Commander Effingham Swan is more of a WickedCultured version.

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** Commander Effingham Swan Swan, the military judge, is more of a WickedCultured version.
16th Mar '17 11:49:17 AM Mdumas43073
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* FauxAffablyEvil: Buzz Windrip, the folksy, good-humored fascist dictator.

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* FauxAffablyEvil: Buzz Windrip, the folksy, good-humored senator turned fascist dictator.
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