Monthly Archives: January 2007

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

Exposing the "Nobile Lie" of Right-wing Authoritarian Trickle Down Economics
Imagine a third bar for just the Koch Brothers
After WW II, we had a powerful middle class, then Reaganomics started their demise.

 

Bad Deeds for 1-31-07

Conservative theologian on Fox News says churches should stop raising ‘nice’ boys and, instead raise ‘warriors’ – On this morning’s Fox and Friends broadcast, guest Doug Giles, a conservative theologian said, “The church is known for raising ‘nice’ boys. I … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-30-07

Evidence shows that senior Bush administration officials sought repeatedly “to mislead the public by injecting doubt into the science of global warming – “We know that the White House possesses documents that contain evidence of an attempt by senior administration … Continue reading

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Bush’s Administration – Neocons Everywhere According to Bush and Rumsfeld

At the end of my last posting, I listed four neocons that are closely linked to the philosophy of Leo Strauss and the Bush II. Here they are again: Irving Kristol, devoted follower of Leo Strauss, godfather of neoconservatives, a … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-26-07

Fox News to air fabricated excerpts from ‘Path to 9/11’ miniseries – Fox News said Thursday that it planned to broadcast footage from ABC’s controversial miniseries “The Path to 9/11” that was edited out of the docudrama amid criticism that … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-25-07

V.P. Dick Cheney Says Talk of Blunders in Iraq is ‘hogwash’ Cheney’s annual State of Delusion address And don’t forget, you only need one kidney – In July, bankrupt Northwest Airlines begins laying off thousands of ground workers, but not … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-24-07

Lies About Barak Obama’s Schooling Debunked – CNN has proven that a story claiming that Sen. Barack Obama attended a madrassa, or Muslim school, while living in Indonesia as a child is false. The story, which originated in Insight magazine … Continue reading

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January 2007, WAWG Index – Up 7%

Month to Month Change In this fifteenth survey of the web, The WAWG Index group average was up by 6.9 percent from December 2006. Of the fourteen categories tracked, 3 were down, 11 were up, and none was unchanged. The … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-19-07

Presidential recount rigged in Ohio county according to prosecutor – Three elections workers in the state’s most populous county conspired to avoid a more thorough recount of ballots in the 2004 presidential election, a prosecutor told jurors during opening statements … Continue reading

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230 Years of Fascination with Liberty – Are We About to Lose Her?

American’s have had a fascination with liberty for over 200 years and many of us have expressed how important it is to our way of life and warned us about protecting it: He that would make his own liberty secure … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 01-18-07

White House Snubbed Iran Offer in 2003 – Iran offered the White House a package of concessions in 2003, including an end to Iran’s support for Lebanese and Palestinian militants, assistance in stabilizing Iraq, and increased transparency to its nuclear … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-17-07

White House Purging Ranks of US Attorneys; Replacements to Skip Confirmation – The Bush administration is quietly replacing as many as ten Senate-confirmed U.S. attorneys. Some of the attorneys which are being replaced are involved in ongoing corruption investigations into … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian Enemy List is Expanded by Bush Appointee to Include Detainee Lawyers – How Will Bush Respond?

As I said in Failed Single Party Nations of the Past – Where Are We Going Now?, when I was summarizing what contributed to WWII, “Anxieties over social and economic issues are broadcast, exploited and focused on an enemy and … Continue reading

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The Costs of National Security – $333 on Iraq for Every $1 on Homeland Security, How Safe is This?

Now that we have the President’s latest ideas for victory in Iraq and fighting the terrorists overseas so we don’t have to fight them here, it’s time to look at their plan for protecting us at home. Are we open … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-5-07

What a difference two years (and an election) makes! Some Republicans are complaining about the way the new Congress has started. Ask them if they remember this news story from two years ago: (01-05-2005) 04:00 PST Washington — The 109th … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-4-07

Bush pushes the envelope on spying on your mail – President Bush has quietly claimed sweeping new powers to open Americans’ mail without a judge’s warrant. The President asserted his new authority when he signed a postal reform bill into … Continue reading

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2006 Election – Evangelicals Still Strong Backers of Republican Party

Right-wing authoritarian (RWA) followers are still supporting their favorite party just as their social dominator leaders, or the neocons, are. The following was compiled for a review by Pew Research to show a trend toward Democrats in the last three … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-3-07

More About Republican Congressman Virgil Goode’s Anti-Muslim Remarks – Republican congressman Virgil Goode recently claimed that incoming Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison’s decision to be sworn in with a Koran amounted to an assault on American values, and called Ellison’s election … Continue reading

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