Monthly Archives: February 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 2-29-2008

Two 9/11 Hijackers Lived With Saudi Aviation Contractor in San Diego, in Contradiction with 9/11 Commission Report – Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar allegedly hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 and crashed it into the Pentagon. According to the 9/11 Commission … Continue reading

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The surge is working?

I keep hearing that the “surge” is succeeding. Really? There are still 600 attacks from insurgents every month. Those attacks kill 1000 Iraqis and 70 or more US soldiers every month. This must be a definition of success with which … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-26-2008

John McCain Want to “Cut and Run” from public campaign finance. McCain used the promise of public funds as collateral to help secure a private loan. Once a candidate uses actual public funds in this manner, they have used those … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-25-2008

Earmarks Forced on the Military – So far this year, members of Congress have appropriated 12,881 earmarks for “pet projects,” some to be conducted by campaign contributors, which would cost taxpayers over $18 billion. If you look at a Department … Continue reading

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February 2008, WAWG Index – Down 12%

Month to Month Change In this twenty-eighth survey of the web, The WAWG Index monthly average was down by 12.1 percent from January 2008. Of the fourteen categories tracked, 4 were up, 9 were down and one was unchanged. The … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-22-2008

Karl Rove Pushed for Dirt on Alabama’s Governor – A former Republican campaign worker claims that President Bush’s former top political adviser, Karl Rove, asked her to find evidence that the Democratic governor of Alabama at the time was cheating … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-15-2008

Bush Lies about the Need for Increased Spying and the Need for Telecom Immunity – Congressman Silvestre Reyes, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter to President Bush regarding the ongoing battle over warrantless wiretapping. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-14-2008

US Customs Agents Can Copy Data From Your Laptop Computer and Other Devices – Customs agents have the prerogative to examine and even copy data from traveling citizens’ laptops they search, CNN’s American Morning reports. “A new alert for travelers: … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-12-2008

Conservatives in Saudi Arabia Ban All Things Red Ahead of Valentine’s Day = Saudi Arabia has asked florists and gift shops to remove all red items until after Valentine’s Day, calling the celebration of such a holiday a sin. Every … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-11-2008

The Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Lies About Our Surveillance Laws – There are very few opinion venues — if there are any — more brazenly fact-free than the Editorial Page of the Wall St. Journal. They have an Editorial … Continue reading

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Joe Barton says there is no climate change.

Joe Barton (R-TX) doesn’t believe that global climate change exists or if it does Man has nothing to do with it. Perhaps he should talk to the families who lost loved ones in last week’s tornados that ripped through the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-06-2008

The Senate’s Trillion Dollar Giveaway to Polluters – After years of ignoring global warming, the U.S. Senate is finally considering legislation to cap greenhouse gas pollution. Unfortunately, the Lieberman-Warner bill being advanced by Senate Democrats lavishes up to $1 trillion … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-05-2008

Bill Kristol Says White Women Are a Problem – From the February 3 edition of Fox Broadcasting Co.’s Fox News Sunday: BILL KRISTOL: Look, the only people for Hillary Clinton are the Democratic establishment and white women. The Democratic establishment … Continue reading

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