Monthly Archives: November 2005

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Fascism in America

Since the 1971 Powell Memo, America has moved closer and closer to Fascism.

 

What Price Crude? – To Keep Our SUVs or Hybrids Humming

What are our options, the likelihood of their success, and when does it become cost effective to invest in those options? Continue reading

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Female Incarceration Growth is Five Times USA Population Growth

This 10 year growth in population is 10.3 percent. That’s one half the rate of prisoner growth, one third the rate of prisoners plus those on parole or probation, and one fifth the rate of growth for female prisoners!!! Continue reading

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Crime is Down! – US Prison Population Growing?

United States has a higher rate of incarceration than any other country, followed by Britain, China, France, Japan and Nigeria. Continue reading

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Has Election Fraud Gotten Us Where We Are Today?

In the 2000 election, Florida was the key; in the 2004 election, Ohio was the key. Continue reading

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What Else Interests Me?

In my Other Thoughts category, you will find interests of mine which I felt inspired to write about, but which do not fit the primary intent of the site to record my thoughts on some critical issues that as a … Continue reading

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The WAWG Index – 11/05 Update

Results for eleven of the fourteen characteristics were down from last month.   However, two of these were down too significantly.   I suspect while recording last months results and fine tuning the search criteria, I did not properly record … Continue reading

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Big Oil Profits – Some Perspective, No Rhetoric

So, with the exception of Conoco Phillips, shouldn’t everyone be equally upset with all companies that have seen earnings growth that is even higher than Exxon Mobile? This includes Home Depot, Johnson & Johnson, Hershey Foods, Toyota, Walgreens, Coca-Cola. Continue reading

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Is The Fourth Branch of Government Closer to Its Goals?

Such opposition from within the conservative movement was all but unheard of before Miers was nominated. Continue reading

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Secret Prisons – Hiding Abuse The Bush/Cheney Way

The only difference between what the President is proposing and what the terrorists have done is that they broadcast it to the world, while he hides it from the world Continue reading

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President Bush Learns from His Mistakes – Yeah Right.

No sooner has the news of the Michael Brown’s hurricane relief disaster disappeared from the news, than history is about to repeat itself. Michael Brown was appointed by President Bush as one of thousands of cronies.   “Brownie” had no … Continue reading

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