The “fascist rule” Miller wrote about was the U.S. government—and his intended targets were broader than two police officers.
The regime has, to date, never definitively weighed in on whether these troublesome critters had imperialist or fascist ties.
The Catholics had not forgiven her for denouncing the Spanish fascist dictator Franco.
My results were: Kenya, 48.4 million; socialist, 26.2 million; fascist, 10.1 million.
But its legislative reaction is overwrought, and bordering on the fascist.
The fascist state recognizes no inalienable right, and needs no consent from its people.
Iturbe is in constant touch with the fascist groups in Mexico City.
The fascist ideology cannot therefore look back to the Middle Ages, of which it is a complete negation.
The fascist occupation forced the publication of this review to cease in 1941.
We all know what this hypocritical neutrality really is; how it shields the vile aid that fascist Spain is lending to the Axis.
1921, from Italian partito nazionale fascista, the anti-communist political movement organized 1919 under Benito Mussolini (1883-1945); from Italian fascio "group, association," literally "bundle" (see fasces).
With fascism, originally used in English in its Italian form, as an Italian word. [Fowler: "Whether this full anglicization of the words is worth while cannot be decided till we know whether the things are to be temporary or permanent in England" -- probably an addition to the 1930 reprint, retained in 1944 U.S. edition.] Fasci "groups of men organized for political purposes" had been a feature of Sicily since c.1895, and the 20c. totalitatrian sense probably came directly from this, but influenced by the Roman fasces, which became the party symbol. Related: Fascistic.
Said of a computer system with excessive or annoying security barriers, usage limits, or access policies. The implication is that said policies are preventing hackers from getting interesting work done. The variant "fascistic" seems to have been preferred at MIT.
In the design of languages and other software tools, "the fascist alternative" is the most restrictive and structured way of capturing a particular function; the implication is that this may be desirable in order to simplify the implementation or provide tighter error checking. Compare bondage-and-discipline language, although that term is global rather than local.