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It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical 1935 political novel b...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical 1935 political novel by American author Sinclair Lewis, and a 1936 play adapted from the novel by Lewis and John C. Moffitt. Published during the rise of fascism in Europe, the novel describes the rise of Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, a politician who defeats Franklin Delano Roosevelt and is elected President of the United States, after fomenting fear and promising drastic economic and social reforms while promoting a return to patriotism and "traditional" values.
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It's lit in the library: It Can't Happen Here Sinclair Lewis

The Fulcrum - 13 Aug 2018
Lewis' Americans ignore the rise of totalitarianism in Europe and, despite all evidence indicating this is possible anywhere in the world, remain adamant that “it can't happen here.” So, if you are in the mood for a novel that has a clear moral subtext ...
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The New European - 26 Jul 2018
It is Trump whose election was followed by It Can't Happen Here entering the Amazon bestseller lists in 2016, a full eight decades after Lewis wrote it, and the question Can it happen here? being turned into a much-commented upon collection of essays ...
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Snedeker retains lead as weather halts Wyndham

Reuters - 18 Aug 2018
“I'm not saying it can't happen, but that number seems to hold up here pretty well, so that's kind of the number I have in my mind.” Snedeker, who shot a 59 in the opening round before adding a 67 on Friday, made an unlikely birdie at the second hole ...
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The state of cybersecurity at small organizations

CSO Online - 16 Aug 2018
This is a big one, as too many small organizations believe they can't possibly be a target so they under invest or ignore basic security preparation and hygiene. The "it won't happen here" attitude can be the kiss of death. Small business executives ...
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Nov. 6 vote imperative to end '1984′ repeat

Cape Cod Times - 11 Aug 2018
It's happening here. Do not let anyone doubt that it can happen here. Political rallies are designed by Trump, intended to spew his hate against a free press, the backbone of a free people. It's happening here. Just read Sinclair Lewis' “It Can't ...
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Coaches must watch heat stroke danger

Beaumont Enterprise - 14 Aug 2018
The growing anger over the death of University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair should make sure that this danger is never forgotten here or anywhere. McNair collapsed after a rough practice in May and died in a hospital two weeks later. As ...
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The public finance opportunity

TechCrunch - 18 Aug 2018
Like any financial services disruptor, the idea here is to offer what the big financial institutions are offering but to do it at less cost. There's also room to create many more bonds than are currently available. As the New ...
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When Government Becomes a Political Weapon

The American Conservative - 15 Aug 2018
There's certainly no guarantee that it can't happen here. The pattern is almost always the same. The leader or party in power rigs the system in their favor, jailing or marginalizing their opponents. Those embittered opponents then declare that drastic ...
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WATCH: Inside active shooter training at an elementary school

WSAZ-TV - 09 Aug 2018
"The reality of it is, people do think, 'Hey, it can't happen here, won't happen here.' But that's what all of the schools say. I mean one of the first shootings I ever heard of was just down the road at East Carter." Some of the advice officers gave ...
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Tant: Prime for upcoming elections with political books this summer

Online Athens - 05 Aug 2018
It Can't Happen Here” by Sinclair Lewis is the Nobel Prize-winner's fictional account of America under the thumb of a fascist regime. Written in 1935, as fascism was on the rise in Germany, “It Can't Happen Here” traces the rise of a home-grown Hitler ...
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Puerto Rico still needs help

Parkersburg News - 12 Aug 2018
Reconstruction efforts are painfully slow, if they are happening at all. Some neighborhoods remain devastated. They still need a LOT of help. And it is tempting to dismiss their struggles. Why can't they get it together? That kind of thing wouldn't ...

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