Monthly Archives: November 2006

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Libertarians are stealthily taking over America.

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

 

Bad Deeds for 11-29-06

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says, “A strong dollar is clearly in our nation’s interest and I feel very good today about the strength of the U.S. economy,” as the U.S. dollar hit a 20-month low against the Euro Treasury Secretary … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-28-06

Newt Gingrich said the country will be forced to reexamine freedom of speech to meet the threat of terrorism Gingrich talked up limiting free speech at the annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment award dinner, which fetes people and organizations … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-27-06

Turkey of the Year Award Goes to Shelly Sekula-Gibbs Fun With Shelley, Part XVII Sekula-Gibbs had said in an interview that the deaths of 2,800 Americans in Iraq needed to be put “in perspective” because after all, 9,000 Americans were … Continue reading

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The Right-wing Authoritarians (RWA) Need Leadership – Neocons Are Their Commanders and Their Plan to Fix the Middle East is Still a “Go” Despite the Midterm Election Setback

John Dean described the makeup of authoritarian conservatism as follows: Two factions of conservatism currently embrace a contemporary adaptation of authoritarian conservatism: neoconservatives and social conservatives. Neoconservatives are a relatively small group of social-dominance authoritarians, with significant, if not disproportionate … Continue reading

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Senator Barry Goldwater and John Dean Have Warned Us – Authoritarians Want to Control the Republican Party

In Power and Absolute Power – What Concerns Me Most, I stated, “Neither political extreme is good for Texas or the country, but the extreme we are headed for this time is a place our founding fathers knew well. They … Continue reading

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November 2006, WAWG Index – Down 8%

Month to Month Change In this fourteenth survey of the web, The WAWG Index group average was down by 8.1 percent from October 2006. Of the fourteen categories tracked, 11 were down, 3 were up, and 1 was unchanged. The … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-21-06

Six Muslim scholars Removed from a US Airways flight after reciting daily prayers A passenger raised concerns about the imams — three of whom said their normal evening prayers in the airport terminal before boarding the Phoenix-bound plane, according to … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-20-06

Shelley Sekula-Gibbs’ kills her chances for ’08 In less than a week, Shelley Sekula-Gibbs’ star has been badly tarnished by an odd series of actions, and she’s been lampooned on Web sites, talk radio and in gossip columns. Though the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Authoritarians Distract You – They Still Want a Single-Party State and All Its Trappings

President Bush has been taking exception to our laws by using signing statements and to our Constitution by eliminating part of it. All the while, the Republican Congress has been sparing the rod and spoiling the child and letting him … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-15-06

DeLay’s staff all resign after a series of confrontations with Shelley Sekula-Gibbs DeLay’s staff members all resigned from their positions in the office of Texas’s 22nd district after a series of confrontations with Sekula-Gibbs. “It started when she got to … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-14-06

Bush Administration Says Immigrants May Be Held Indefinitely Immigrants arrested in the United States may be held indefinitely on suspicion of terrorism and may not challenge their imprisonment in civilian courts, the Bush administration said Monday, opening a new legal … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-13-06

The election is over, so now the Bad Deeds newsletter will be open to all political parties. Everyone should behave. Outrage at London sting by US spies U.S. Agents arrested British citizens on British soil. Just think how you would … Continue reading

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Review of the 2006 Campaign Ads

The Whoppers Of 2006 We review the worst deceptions from House and Senate campaigns (10 Republican and 5 Democratic). Republican Mudslinging On An Industrial Scale The National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) attack-ad factory grinds out some smears we find to … Continue reading

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Republican Bad Deeds for 11-06-06

1999 war games foresaw problems in Iraq (but Republicans did it anyway) The U.S. government conducted a series of secret war games in 1999 that anticipated an invasion of Iraq would require 400,000 troops, and even then chaos might ensue. … Continue reading

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Republican Bad Deeds for 11-3-06

Sekula-Gibbs flip–flops on pro-choice On her website, candidate Shelley Sekula Gibbs says she is Pro-Life. But Documents from a 2001 Survey conducted by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, (a PAC) Sekula-Gibbs indicated she is pro-choice to try to get their … Continue reading

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Global Warming Could Devastate Economy

Global Warming Could Devastate Economy Unchecked global warming will devastate the world economy on the scale of the world wars and the Great Depression, according to a new report from the British government, eventually costing the world the equivalent of … Continue reading

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Republican Bad Deeds for 11-2-06

Tom Delay Says That Waterboarding is Not Torture So I guess it’s OK if Ronnie Earle uses it on Tom? Cover Up Attempted: Senior Republican Aides Had Foley “Damage Control” Telephone Calls Before Scandal Broke Two senior aides to National … Continue reading

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Republican Bad Deeds for 11-1-06

Republican Ft. Bend County Commissioner Paid for Hateful Signs; Republicans Cut Down Bob Smithers Sign and Put Hate Message on Smithers Sign Poles Tom DeLay Says “I Haven’t Had No Ethical Problems” Former Republican congressman Tom DeLay, currently under indictment, … Continue reading

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