Monthly Archives: August 2008

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Fascism in America

Since the 1971 Powell Memo, America has moved closer and closer to Fascism.

 

Bad Deeds for 8-30-2008: Special “The Media Helps Spread Lies” Edition

  On Fox & Friends, Millionaire Donald Trump Falsely Claimed That Obama Plans to Have “Everybody … Pay Double and Triple the Taxes” – During an appearance on Fox & Friends, Donald Trump claimed, “The worst thing that can happen … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 8-29-2008

McCain Decides to Continue the Bush Legacy of Destructive Environmental Policies – Senator John McCain just announced his choice for running mate: Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska. The following is a statement by Rodger Schlickeisen, president of Defenders of Wildlife … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 8-28-2008

Fox News Cuts Democratic Keynote After Two Minutes; Switches to Anti-Obama Coverage – In its August 26 coverage of the second night of the Democratic National Convention, Fox News aired just over two minutes of former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner’s … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 8-22-2008

The McCains Lied Repeatedly About Their Baby Adoption Story, Then Changed It Just Before the 2008 Campaign Began – As was pointed out Wednesday by the Christian Science Monitor, the McCain campaign was called out for lying about the purported … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 8-21-2008

McCain to Mom of Veteran: I Don’t Disagree With Reenacting the Military Draft – An audience member at a McCain town hall meeting in Las Cruces, New Mexico on Wednesday said, “If we don’t reenact the draft, I don’t think … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 8-20-2008

Texas Board of Education Under Control of a Rogue Faction With a Specific Agenda – Recent actions have landed Texas State Board of Education Chairman Don McLeroy and an eight-member faction under legislative scrutiny. At first glance, their misdeeds seem … Continue reading

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Retraction

I’ve said that there isn’t anything we can do to bring gasoline prices down in the near future.  I was wrong.   According to the Washington Post a few oil traders controlled 81% of the oil futures market driving prices … Continue reading

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Want a Free Harley? Just Sign The Unitary Pledge of Allegiance

Warning: The following is a fantasy about what could still be …. Executive privilege is a key tool of the unitary president. If we would just formally legalize “executive privilege” and unitary leadership for all levels of government, life would … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 8-13-2008

  Sucker Fish Go to Aquarium to See Bottom-Feeder – Last night at the Aquarium Restaurant, Karl Rove was the guest of honor at a fundraiser for State Rep. John Davis (R-Clear Lake). (Who would pay to see Karl Rove … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 8/1/2008

US Customs Can Seize Your iPod – US customs have the power to seize your laptop or iPod when entering the country – even with no reason to do so. Although this power has been in place for a while, … Continue reading

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