Monthly Archives: July 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.

 

Unitary Presidency, Dysfunctional Congress and Judicial Petitions – Is It to Late to Stop the Redacting of the Constitution?

This blog began over concerns about where the political powers of this country are taking us. As this blog has grown, my concern grew further as I learned how the two political parties had become more polarized over the last … Continue reading

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Fool Me Once Shame on You, Fool Me Twice … No, Not This Time

As I have written previously in this blog, I was deceived by another president forty years ago. I watched the man I supported, and worked for, become further corrupted by both the power that comes with being President of the … Continue reading

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CO2 Emissions – Who Are the Worst Emitters, In The World?

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides official energy statistics from the U. S. Government. The statistics include sources of energy, international comparisons, CO2 emissions and much more. Energy Consumption by Source, 1635-2000 (Quadrillion Btu) Click on the image to see … Continue reading

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July 2006, WAWG Index – Up Another 14%

In this tenth survey of the web, the WAWG Index group average was up by 14.1 percent from June 2006. Of the fourteen items tracked, 1 was down, 13 were up, and 0 were unchanged. The cumulative change for the … Continue reading

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Torture – Should We and Admit It, or Shouldn’t We and Stay Above The Norm?

NPR ran a series on Torture this last June. The following are excerpts from this series that went from legalize it to it’s not very useful. Click on the related link to hear and read more. Alan Dershowitz, author, lawyer … Continue reading

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283,865,610,000 Gallons of Petrol – Breaking the Addiction, Maybe, Maybe Not?

The United States consumed almost 284 billion gallons of finished petroleum products in 2005. About half, 49 percent, went to power our autos, pickups, hybrids, and SUVs. Another 22 percent, distillate fuel oil (diesel and fuel oils), went to space … Continue reading

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