Monthly Archives: January 2008

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 1-31-2008

Bush Issues Signing Statement to Allow Permanent Bases In Iraq – Signing statement overrules law Congress passed to ban permanent bases. U.S. Troop Reductions in Iraq May Slow or Stop – The Bush administration is sending strong signals that U.S. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-25-2008

FBI and CIA Using National Security Letters to Spy on Americans – After the 2001 USA Patriot Act loosened the guidelines, the FBI issued tens of thousands of national security letters, a kind of administrative subpoena that compels private businesses … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-24-2008

Fox Host Makes Gay Jokes about Death of Heath Ledger – On Fox Radio, John Gibson used the occasion of the death of actor Heath Ledger to crack jokes about the actor and play clips from his most notable film, … Continue reading

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Neocon Noble Lies – 2 Years Worth Now Documented For All to See

From a 2005 article in Looking Glass News by John Walsh, here are some excerpts on Noble Lies as a primary tool of the neocons: All governments lie as I. F. Stone famously observed, but some governments lie more than … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-22-2008

White House Threw Out Clinton E-Mail Archiving System; No Reason Given – In 1994, after a federal court ruled that the White House must preserve e-mails under the Federal Records Act, the Clinton Administration instituted a custom archiving system known … Continue reading

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January 2008, WAWG Index – Down 40%

Month to Month Change In this twenty-seventh survey of the web, The WAWG Index monthly average was down by 40.3 percent from December 2007. Of the fourteen categories tracked, 2 were up and 12 were down. The largest decrease for … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-18-2008

Mitch McConnell Calls Himself an Environmental Leader While Helping Oil and Gas Companies Generate Dirty Energy – Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has received more than half a million dollars in campaign contributions from the oil and gas lobbyists who … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for: 1-17-2008

Charity Paid US Commander $100,000 While Cutting Wounded Veterans Budget – A charity that has been accused of ripping off veterans — and donors — paid a former commander of the United States Armed Forces to endorse it, before he … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-16-2008

Bill O’Reilly Gets Facts Wrong About Veterans – Last night, in reference to our nation’s homeless veterans, Bill O’Reilly said: “They may be out there, but there’s not many of them out there. Okay? … If you know where there’s … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-15-2008

Romney Photo-op Was With Staffer’s Mom – Media outlets reported that Mitt Romney was the picture of empathy as he sat at the Marshall, Mich. kitchen table of 51-year-old Elizabeth Sachs, a single mother of two who lost her job … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-14-2008

US Drafting Plan to Allow Government Access to Any Email or Web Search – National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell is drawing up plans for cyberspace spying that would make the current debate on warrantless wiretaps look like a “walk in … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-10-2008

Ron Paul’s Old Newsletters Filled With Bigotry And Conspiracy Theories – Beginning in 1978, Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) name graced newsletters that were released on a seemingly monthly basis: Ron Paul’s Freedom Report, Ron Paul Political Report, The Ron Paul … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee – Another Step Closer to Theocracy and Religious Dictatorship?

As I have posted several times in this blog, the religious right, or right-wing authoritarians (RWA), are a significant voting block in this country and they want to make major changes in our laws, our government and our way of … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 01-09-2008

Government Health Care Keeps Cheney’s Evil Heart Beating – Unlike the average American, the president, vice president and members of Congress all enjoy government-financed health care with few restrictions or prohibitive fees. They are never turned away for pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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