a dictatorial leader, centralized autocracy, militarism, forcible suppression of
opposition, belief in a natural social hierarchy, subordination of individual interests for the perceived
good of the nation and race, and strong regimentation of society and the
Fascism is a dictatorial form of political ideology. Socialism,
on the other hand, is an ideology where individuals of a society own the means
of production. A fascist ruler wields supreme power and authority over a
country. In contrast, rulers of socialist nations distribute power and
authority among the states.
A dictator does not tolerate any criticism, opposition, or
rebellion; freedom of speech takes a back seat. Compared to fascist regimes,
socialist states allow more freedom of speech. Dictators control industries;
but in socialist states, the ownership of the means of production lies with the
Blackburn Aurora VFW Post 3348 meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month @ (6:30 pm) at the Acacia Memorial Park at 14951 Bothell Way NE, Shoreline, WA. We serve dinner (no charge) to our members before we hold our regular meeting.
The first Post Commander for Blackburn VFW Post 3348 was Frank Christiansen in 1934. The members of VFW Post 3348 built Blackburn Hall near the corner of NE 125th St & 15th Ave NE in Seattle. In 1972, Aurora VFW Post 2287 merged with us.