Fascism is a bad idea for the United States of America Brown Liquor and Bad Ideas (S2E4) 1/23/21

Let's briefly discuss fascism and why it is a bad idea for the United States of America.
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary fascism is:

a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government; - opposed to democracy and liberalism
An authoritarian system of government under absolute control of a single dictator, allowing no political opposition, forcibly suppressing dissent and rigidly controlling most industrial and economic activities. Such regimes usual try to achieve popularity by a strong nationalist appeal, often mixed with racism.