Monthly Archives: October 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.

 

Love Rachel Maddow – But for a Progressive Program, There Is Too Much Conservative Worldview

The brain learns by repetition. The more repetition the more, and stronger, the links between neurons for remembering those repeated items. Adding NOT to a conservative statement only reenforces the neural connections for it. Nixon said, “I’m not a crook.” … Continue reading

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The Koch Brothers, enabled by Citizens United, Want to Buy Our Government – Will You Vote to Stop This?

As written about earlier, there is an immense divergence in income growth for most of us, the bottom 90 percent, and the income growth of the mega, top 1 percent, and ultra, top 0.1 percent, rich. This point is made … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-18-2010

  Five Lies That Republicans Are Spreading About Social Security – Some powerful people keep spreading lies about the program to scare people into accepting benefit cuts: Lie #1: Social Security is going broke. Reality: There is no Social Security … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-15-2010

  Rick Perry Puts Up “For Sale’ Sign on Texas – The former director of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s technology fund office has joined with a controversial beneficiary of the fund to seek meetings with current and former state officials … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-13-2010

  In Rick Perry’s Texas, Schoolchildren Are Tracked Like Cattle – Two school districts in the Houston area have begun monitoring students’ whereabouts on campus by issuing them identification badges with radio frequency identification technology — the same technology used … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-12-2010

  Rick Perry Using Taxpayer Resources and Time to Conduct His Political Campaign – A leak from the governor’s office revealed that Rick Perry has been hiding a secret schedule from Texans and using state employees to work on his … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-11-2010 – Everyone Loses If We Don’t Vote

Do you have Democratic (or at the very least, non-crazy) friends and family members who say they’re not gonna vote this November because they’re disappointed with Congress or Obama or something? Make sure they watch watch the video at the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-4-2010

  Rick Perry Trading Favors for Cash – Rick Perry has taken over one and a quarter million dollars ($1.266 million) in campaign contributions from donors who were significant investors or officers in companies that Perry chose to receive more … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-1-2010

  Republicans Pledge Would Slash Spending for Education, Cancer Research and Aid to Local Police and Firefighters – U.S. House Republicans’ pledge to cut $100 billion from the federal budget next year would slash spending for education, cancer research and … Continue reading

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