Monthly Archives: March 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 3-31-2008

Another Incapable Bush Crony – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson has recently been accused in a lawsuit of retaliating against housing officials in Philadelphia for blocking a land deal with one of Jackson’s friends. The FBI has been … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-26-2008

How the [Unregulated] Free-Market System Can Bankrupt the World – The free-market system is a great thing. But let it run unsupervised with greedy investors, and we all end up in a mess. Halliburton Managers Told Workers That Carcinogen Was … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-21-2008

Another Lie to Scare You: Bush Falsely Says Iran Announced Their Desire for Nuclear Weapons – President Bush contended that Iran has “declared they want a nuclear weapon to destroy people” and that the Islamic Republic could be hiding a … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-20-2008

Tucker Carlson Says Cheney is ‘Kind of a Hero’ for Ignoring Americans’ Opinions – When Vice President Dick Cheney asserted in a recent interview with ABC News that “there’s a general consensus that we’ve made major progress” in Iraq, interviewer … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-19-2008

John McCain Falsely Says That Iran is Helping al Qaeda – During a press conference in Amman on Tuesday, Jordan, John McCain said several times that Iran, a predominately Shiite country, was supplying the mostly Sunni militant group, al-Qaeda. In … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds For 3-18-2008

Cheney Ties Iraq and al-Qaeda Again – Vice President Dick Cheney, in a press conference during a surprise visit to Iraq, again stated that it was “pretty clear” there was a link between Iraq and al-Qaeda before Sep. 11 in … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-17-2008

Bush Asked for Weaker Smog Standard – The Environmental Protection Agency agreed to weaken an important part of its new smog requirements after being told at the last minute that President Bush preferred a less stringent approach, according to government … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian’s Media Machine – FOX News

Despite repeated denials by Senator Obama and his campaign team, the misinformation from Fox “Noise” still gets around. Sean Hannity made two attempts in January and February to link Obama with the statements by others (Farrakhan and Jeremiah Wright) which … Continue reading

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March 2008, WAWG Index – Up 4%

Month to Month Change In this twenty-ninth survey of the web, The WAWG Index monthly average was up by 3.9 percent from February 2008. Of the fourteen categories tracked, 5 were up, 8 were down and one was unchanged. The … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-14-2008

US Buries Pentagon Study Showing No Link Between Saddam Hussein and Al-Qaeda – The US administration appeared to bury the release of a detailed Pentagon study confirms there was no direct link between late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-13-2008

Four Consecutive Years of Privacy Breaches by FBI – A long-anticipated audit, to be released Thursday, is expected to show a fourth consecutive year of privacy breaches by FBI agents using so-called national security letters to gain access to telephone, … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-10-2008

Republican Sally Kern Says Gays Are a Bigger Threat Than Terrorism or Islam – Republican State Representative Sally Kern of Oklahoma says gays are a bigger threat than terrorism or Islam. (Way to go; insult gays and a religion in … Continue reading

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Remember the Troops? Is That All We Should Be Doing?

I recently received one of those emails encouraging me to view a YouTube video with lots of photos of our courageous men and women in uniform.   We need to do more than remember the troops and their significant sacrifices. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-7-2008

Officials Monitor Thousands of Letters Without Warrants – The US postal service approves more than 10,000 requests from US law enforcement each year to record names, addresses and other information from the outside of packages every year, according to information … Continue reading

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Stand-up to the Authoritarian’s Fear Mongering – The House Has!

The House of Representatives has stood up to President Bush’s fear-mongering. The Bush White House tried to bully the House of Representatives on an important bill that affects your privacy. With cries of “soft on terrorism,” they insisted that the … Continue reading

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