Jeff Holmstead may be second-in-command at the EPA, where he will be in charge of overseeing the coal companies that he spent the last decade lobbying for.
The US is and always has been an ideal fascist breeding ground.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.