Monthly Archives: March 2010

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

Exposing the "Nobile Lie" of Right-wing Authoritarian Trickle Down Economics
Imagine a third bar for just the Koch Brothers
After WW II, we had a powerful middle class, then Reaganomics started their demise.

 

Bad Deeds for 3/31/2010

  Bush-Appointed Federal Election Commissioner Helped Republican Party Conceal Role in 2004 Vote Suppression – Caroline Hunter, a Bush-appointed Federal Election Commissioner who remains in office, provided misleading statements under oath in an effort to conceal Republican National Committee involvement … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/30/2010

  Here’s What Some Government Investment in Infrastructure Can Do Problem is, it’s in China. Wuhan Station, March 23, 2010   And For Contrast: Detroit Michigan Central Station, August 11, 2009   Koch Industries and Other Oil Companies Funding Climate … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/29/2010

  Republican National Committee Chairman Refuses to Sign Joint Civility Statement with Democratic Counterpart – The Republican National Committee has rejected a proposal from its Democratic counterpart to sign a joint “civility” statement. Various members of the Democratic National Committee … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/26/2010

But, first a thought on the future: Voting is like driving a car … Choose (D) to move forward, Or (R) to go backward. The above is from a bumper sticker I saw. And now, the Bad Deeds:   Lousy … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/25/2010

  Sean Hannity is Using Veterans to Scam Us – The following is from VeteransToday.com: For the last several years, Sean Hannity and the Freedom Alliance “charity” have conducted “Freedom Concerts” across America. They’ve told you that they are raising … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/24/2010

  Republican Representative Thinks You Should Not Have the Right to Vote for Your Senators – Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is calling for a strong re-assertion of state’s rights against Congress — in the form of a Constitutional amendment to … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/22/2010

First, the Good News:   How to Win in November: Just Three Words – “Tell the Truth” – The truth is very important, but I don’t think you need me to tell you that. What I feel we all need … Continue reading

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Amazing – Health Care Passes!!!!!!!!!

Earlier this evening, Frank Schaeffer in his latest blog posting, predicted this moment. Being the eternal pessimist, I was surprised when it happened. The right-wing authoritarians, all 212 of them, have failed to block the correction of America’s biggest human … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/19/2010

  Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President is No Rocket Scientist – Voicing concern about the cancellation of NASA’s troubled Constellation program, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership president Bob Mitchell said the following at a luncheon at the new Holiday … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/18/2010, But First …

We interrupt the Bad Deeds for these announcements:   The Top Ten Immediate Good Deeds You’ll Get When Health Care Reform Passes – As soon as health care reform passes, the American people will see immediate benefits. The legislation will: … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/17/2010

  CNN Hires Right-Wing Extremist to Spin the News – As if there isn’t enough insanity on the airwaves, CNN is rolling out a new 7PM ET show including Red State’s (the web site) Erick Erickson. Let’s have a look … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds Special: Top Ten Rick Perry Failures

  Top Ten Rick Perry Failures – Rick Perry’s calculated political pandering has divided Texans, threatened our progress, and kept Texas from fulfilling its true potential as a national leader. Texans have paid the price for the “Pay to Play” … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/15/2010

  Karl Rove: I can’t stop lying – NBC was the latest stop on Karl Rove’s book tour for ‘Courage and Consequence.’ Revising history has been his main focus recently, and this morning’s interview with Tom Brokaw focused on Iraqi … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/12/2010

  Earmark Hypocrisy – In the years leading up to their seizure of power in 1994 it seemed that Republicans care about eliminating pork more than almost anything. But after the election, it was a different story. Not only did … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/11/2010

  Fox News Inaccurately Reporting State Board of Education Action – Fox News in recent days has repeatedly broadcast highly inaccurate information about the State Board of Education’s efforts to adopt the new social studies curriculum standards. Here are the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/9/2010

  New Reason to Pass Healthcare: Rush Limbaugh Promises to Leave U.S.! CALLER: If the health care bill passes, where would you go for health care yourself? LIMBAUGH: … I’ll just tell you this, if this passes and it’s five … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for: 3/8/2010

  Republicans Oppose Law to Ban Physical Abuse of Children in Schools – The House of Representatives last week passed the Keeping All Students Safe Act, which for the first time sets minimum national standards for practices the use seclusion … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/4/2010

  It’s Official: Republicans Plan to Use More Fear for Upcoming Elections – The Republican National Committee plans to raise money this election cycle through an aggressive campaign capitalizing on “fear” of President Barack Obama and a promise to “save … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/3/2010

  Interference Seen in Blackwater Inquiry – An official at the United States Embassy in Iraq has told federal prosecutors that he believes that State Department officials sought to block any serious investigation of the 2007 shooting episode in which … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/2/2010

  Use of Filibuster Threat Explodes – The frequency of filibusters — plus threats to use them — are measured by the number of times the upper chamber votes on cloture. Such votes test the majority’s ability to hold together … Continue reading

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