Monthly Archives: November 2007

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 11-30-2007

CNN Has Different Standards for Republican and Democratic Debate Questions – CNN Washington bureau chief David Bohrman, who’s executive producing the CNN You Tube debate, said that YouTube videos “asking the Republican candidates to defend their opposition to gay marriage … Continue reading

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Senator Kay Bailey-Hutchison – CEOs Are Her Real Concern

In Congress is drilling a dry hole, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison tries to scare us into supporting the poor abused CEOs of the oil industry. I couldn’t resist. I had to send her the following message via her web site. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-29-2007

Firefighters Asked to Report People Who Express Discontent With the U. S. Government – It’s like the novel “Fahrenheit 451” has come to life. Firefighters are being trained to not only keep an eye out for illegal materials in the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-28-2007 (Add-On to Earlier Post)

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=WINDOWS-1252; delsp=yes; format=flowed Bad Deeds for 11-28-2007 (Add-On to Earlier Post) Giuliani’s Business Contracts Tie Him to the Man Who Let 9/11’s =20 Mastermind Escape the FBI Three weeks after 9/11, when the roar of fighter jets still … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-28-2007

Texas Oilman Was At Center of Corruption in Iraq Oil for Food Program – Texas oilman Oscar Wyatt Jr. paid millions of dollars to Iraqi officials to get an unfair share of contracts connected to the oil-for-food program, which ran … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-27-2007

Karl Rove Says “Congress Pushed Bush to War in Iraq Prematurely” – According to Karl Rove on the Charlie Rose show on PBS, the Bush Administration did not want Congress to vote on the Iraq War resolution in the fall … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-24-2007

Dirty Tricksters Caught on Video – California Counts, a cabal of right-wing political operatives linked to Rudy Giuliani, is working hard to steal the White House (again) in 2008. They want to fool California voters into changing the rules so … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-20-2007

Bush, Cheney, Rove and Others Passed Along False Information Says Former White House Press Secretary – President Bush, Karl Rove, and other top administration officials were involved in misleading the White House press corps about the outing of ex-CIA agent … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-19-2007

US Provides Haven to War Criminals From Abroad – More than 1,000 people from 85 countries who are accused of such crimes as rape, killings, torture and genocide are living in the United States, according to Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading

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November 2007, WAWG Index – Up 4%

Month to Month Change In this twenty-fifth survey of the web, The WAWG Index monthly average was up by 3.9 percent from October 2007. Of the fourteen categories tracked, 7 were up and 7 were down. The largest decrease for … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds Special: John Cornyn’s Voting Record

Cornyn was ranked by the National journal as the fourth-most Conservative United States Senator in their 2006 rankings.

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Bad Deeds for 11-14-2007

Mortgage Mess: Uh-oh. It’s Enron All Over Again – Just as Enron’s off-balance-sheet vehicles were propping up its stock price by camouflaging the company’s real financial results, so structured investment vehicles were inflating the credit market by providing demand for … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-13-2007

Senior Executive at News Corp. Encouraged Lying to Federal Investigators to Protect the Presidential Aspirations of Rudy Giuliani According to Judith Regan – Judith Regan, the former book publisher, says in a lawsuit filed today protesting her dismissal by the … Continue reading

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Yellow Ribbons and Emails

On this Veterans Day there’s an email floating around suggesting we all send a Christmas card or letter to a recovering soldier at Walter Reed. Nice idea, easy to do and, sadly, pointless. Because of security concerns Walter Reed cannot … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-12-2007

US Intelligence Deputy Says It’s Time for America to Redefine Privacy – As Congress debates new rules for government eavesdropping, a top intelligence official says it is time that people in the United States change their definition of privacy. Privacy … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-9-2007

Cheney Tried to Stifle Dissent in Iran National Intelligence Estimate in Order to Gain Support for His Militarily Aggressive Policy – A National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran has been held up for more than a year in an effort … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-8-2007

The Price of War: Many Homeless are Veterans – More than 25 percent of the homeless population in the United States are military veterans, although they represent only 11 percent of the civilian adult population, according to a report to … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-7-2007

Diebold Recommends ‘Rescheduling Elections’, Calling Voters to ‘Re-Vote’ as Part of Memory Card Failure Procedures – Diebold’s recommendations which “appear to border on the absurd,” that should voting machine memory cards be lost, “elections must be re-scheduled.” Or if they … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-06-2007

Oh, The Irony: White House Tells Pakistan To Never ‘Restrict Constitution’ To Fight Terror – Question at Press Briefing concerning Pakistan: Is it ever reasonable to restrict constitutional freedoms in the name of fighting terrorism? Ms. Perino (White House Press … Continue reading

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The Power of Our Republic – Are We The People Squandering It?

I believe this nation will only survive as a republic by upholding all the extraordinary and very thoughtful measures our Founding Fathers, of the late 1700s, established in our Constitution. I also believe, as they did, that “we the people” … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds For 11-2-2007

Republicans Speed Children’s Health Care Bill to a Vote to Make Sure it Gets Vetoed – A defiant Democratic-controlled Congress voted Thursday to provide health insurance to an additional 4 million lower-income children, ignoring President Bush’s threat of a second … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-1-2007

Rumsfeld Pushed Hard to Create Link Between Iraq and Iran – Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld pushed hard to create a link between Iraq and Iran. He argued that Muslims avoid physical labor and wrote of the need to “keep … Continue reading

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