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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Kristin Rawls is a freelance writer whose work has also appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, GOOD Magazine, Religion Dispatches, Killing the Buddha, Global Comment and elsewhere online.