Monthly Archives: May 2010

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.

 

The Poor, Poor, Mega Rich – They Are Just So Over Taxed

The table below is mostly from an October 4, 2007 News Release from the conservative Tax Foundation. They point out that the richest 1% of the tax payers pay more in total taxes than the poorer 90 percent – those … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5-28-2010

  Glenn Beck Attacks Obama’s Daughter – It took talk show host Glenn Beck all of two days to go from announcing that the families of politicians are a no-go zone for pundits — to mocking 11-year-old Malia Obama on … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5-27-2010

  Palin Endorsee Plagiarized President Obama’s Speech – Vaughn Ward, a GOP candidate for Idaho’s First Congressional district who is endorsed by Sarah Palin, is facing charges that he swiped key passages from Barack Obama’s iconic 2004 Democratic National Convention … Continue reading

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The Problem with Illegal Immigration – Us

The problem with illegal immigration is US consumers and employers. Consumers want cheap stuff and employers hire cheap labor to give consumers what they want. We get what we pay for, including trashy side effects in the deserts of Arizona. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5-20-2010

  Oil Hits Louisiana Wetlands – Crude oil spread through fragile US marshlands Thursday, a month after a drilling rig blast released a devastating spill that now threatens Florida, Cuba and even beyond. Photos   Costly, Time-Consuming Test of Cement … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5-19-2009

  All-Time Hypocrisy Award Winner – Republican Rep. Mark Souder, an ardent “family values” congressman, not only had an extramarital affair with a staffer; he recorded a video with his mistress about sexual abstinence education.   Rewriting History – Social … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5-17-2010

  Rick Perry Rental Mansion Costs Texas $600,000 While He Tells State to Cut Costs – With the state facing a budget shortfall of at least $11 billion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent almost $600,000 in public money during … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds Special: The Enemies of Internet Freedom

  AT&T Front Group Plans Campaign of Lies – AT&T front group Americans for Prosperity is stooping to new lows in fearmongering. It announced a $1.4 million advertising plan to try to convince Americans that the FCC is plotting to … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5/12/2010

  Republicans Plan to Protest Democratic/Labor Rally for NASA Jobs – The Galveston County Democratic Party and local labor unions have organized a rally to support NASA employees and their jobs this Friday, May 14, 7 p.m., at the Chester … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5-11-2010

  Waste From Overkill: The U.S. Navy Battle Fleet is Larger Than the Next 13 Navies Combined – Defense Secretary Robert Gates asked in a weekend speech at the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas, “Does the number of warships … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 5-10-2010

First, the Good News   The worst month (most job losses) was January, 2008. What happened then? G. W. Bush left the White House, and it’s been improving ever since.   And now, the Bad Deeds: How Did We Get … Continue reading

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Lois B. Hailey, WWII Pilot and Teacher – She Will Be Missed by So Many

  Lois “Brooksie” Hailey 1/18/1915 to 4/24/2010 Lois Brooks Hailey, 95, passed away April 24, 2010 at her son’s home in Friendswood, Texas. She was born on January 18, 1915, in the house where she would grow up in Reno, … Continue reading

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