Monthly Archives: September 2009

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 Deed Special – Newsmax Says Military Coup Would Take Care Of “Obama Problem”

  Republican-leaning website Newsmax published the following on Tuesday: – “There is a remote, although gaining, possibility America’s military will intervene as a last resort to resolve the Obama problem. Don’t dismiss it as unrealistic. America isn’t the Third World. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-30-2009

Mike and Sarah Palin are the far right of the far right. They hate what America is becoming – not like them. They want it back and if they can’t have it, no one can. If the can’t have it, they can’t wait for the apocalypse. Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-29-2009

  Senators Vote Against What Their Constituents Want – The latest Research 2000 polls show that Maine voters want a public option 58% to 29% and Montana voters favor it 47% to 43%. Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Olympia Snowe … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-28-2009

  Iowa Congressman Steve King is Heartless and Proud of It – Iowa Republican Steve King, who in 2005 earmarked millions for flood control in his own district, told the publication The Hill that the best vote he ever cast … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-27-2009

  Insurance Company Tries to Get Its Customers to Oppose Health Care Reform – Humana, one of the largest providers of Medicare Advantage plans, sent letters to beneficiaries in Michigan, Florida and other states urging them to contact lawmakers to … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-16-2009

  45,000 Americans Die Each Year for Lack of Health Insurance – Harvard researchers published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health a study which reveals roughly 45,000 American adults die every year because they are not covered by … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-16-2009

  Glenn Beck Tries to Prove Number of People Attending Rally by Citing University of – I Don’t Remember – Citing “a university,” Glenn Beck claimed on Monday that 1.7 million people had attended the anti-reform protest in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-15-2009

  Real ‘Norma Rae’ Dead of Cancer After Battle with Health Insurer – The woman whose life inspired the 1979 film Norma Rae has died of cancer after struggling with her health insurance company, which had delayed her treatment. Crystal … Continue reading

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The Destruction of American Democracy – “Privateering” Is Hard at Work

Privateering is destroying America’s democracy by eliminating our governments moral mission to protect and empower all of its citizens. Privateering is supplanting that moral mission with protection and empowerment of the rich, by the rich and for the rich. Continue reading

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Pro Life Discontinuity – At Birth Life/Health Is Subjugated to Profit

Conservatives without conscience (CWC) want life protected at all costs while it exists in the womb. Once you are born, however, CWCs believe “you’re on your own.” Your life after birth and your health are totally up to you – … Continue reading

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Do You Still Beat Your Spouse? – Push Polls, Lies, and Fear Mongering by CWCs

You’ve heard the question before – Do you still beat your spouse? – and there is no answer that doesn’t imply a negative. Well, polls being sent out by the ‘leaders’ described in Conservatives Without Conscience (CWC) to their fearful … Continue reading

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20 Percent of the Population Controls Over 40 Percent of the US Senate

My most used quote is from Conservatives Without Conscience by John Dean: Probably about 20 to 25 percent of the adult American population is so right-wing authoritarian, so scared, so self-righteous, so ill-informed, and so dogmatic that nothing you can … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-9-2009

  Youth-Education Program? – The Arlington Independent School District, which passed on airing President Barack Obama’s live classroom address, has announced that some students will be bussed off campus to hear a message from former President George W. Bush on … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-7-2009

  Republicans Who Criticize Public Health Care Get Their Surgeries at Government Hospitals – Republicans in Congress have raised the specter of a bloated, “socialized,” bureaucrat-run nightmare of a health care system as a means of undermining the White House’s … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-4-2009

  The Republican Party’s Fake Doctor Council – Can the Republican Party draft a doctor, entirely against his will and political inclination, into the Kill Obamacare movement? Well, it can try. Here is what happened to a physician and medical … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-3-2009

  Insurance Company Told Employees to Fight Health Reform According to Watchdog -Anthem/Wellpoint and United Healthcare may have violated the right of employees to be free of political pressure by employers. Both companies are urging their employees to lobby members … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 9-2-2009

  Wheelchair-Bound Woman Shouted Down At New Jersey Health Care Town Hall This is a video you need to see. It can’t be properly described with a few words. Much like the unruly town hall meetings that have been going … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for:9-1-2009

  CNBC Anchor Asks 44-Year-Old Congressman: If Medicare Is So Good, Why Aren’t You On It? – Earlier today, MSNBC’s Carlos Watson hosted Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) and CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo for a discussion on health care. At one … Continue reading

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