Monthly Archives: April 2006

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.

 

Was There Voter Fraud in the Recent New Orleans Mayoral Vote?

The following came to me via email from the People For the American Way Foundation: I just got back from observing the polls for the mayoral election in New Orleans, and I’m fighting mad. Too many voters – mostly poor … Continue reading

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Could a New Troop Training Regime Be In Use? Torturing Our Own

The following includes some suppositions. As you have read, heard or seen elsewhere and may have read in this blog, torture is now standard operating procedure (SOP) for our war on terror (WOT). The Geneva Convention has been trashed. We … Continue reading

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From Baylor University to US Congressional District 22 – Tom Delay’s Dubious History

(Links to references for each entry are included at the end of the article.) Tom Delay was asked to leave Baylor University for drinking and vandalism. (1) As a state legislator, he gained a reputation as a playboy, earning the … Continue reading

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An American Caste System In the Works? – Rich Make Significant Strides While Poor Fall Farther

A full-time worker making the minimum wage earns $5.15 an hour. (no raise since 1997) Last year, the CEO of Wal-Mart earned $3,500 an hour. (679 times what the minimum-wage earner makes) The CEO of Halliburton earned about $8,300 an … Continue reading

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April, 2006, WAWG Index – Up 2.3%

In this seventh survey of the web, the WAWG index group average was up by 2.3 percent from March, 2006. Of the fourteen items tracked, 8 were down, 6 were up, and 0 were unchanged. The cumulative change for the … Continue reading

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Be Careful What We OK for Others – Majority of Americans Approve of Torture.

Let me start off with a quote from Thomas Paine, “He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” … Continue reading

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Port Security – Houston Area Congressmen Doing Something That Matters

In previous articles concerning port security and the Dubai Ports deal, I have attempted to point out other facts that have not made it into the mainstream news and still haven’t. In this article, there is some news about, believe … Continue reading

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