Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Libertarians are stealthily taking over America.

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

 

Hundreds of Millions of Consumers Create Jobs – Not Millions in Tax Breaks for the Mega and Ultra Rich

Conservatives without conscience (CWC) are imagining that the mega and ultra rich will create jobs if they are certain they can keep their excessive tax breaks. The only thing certain about job creation is – it’s not happening. First of … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-22-2010

  Rick Perry, Who Doesn’t Like Federal Involvement, Wants the Federal Government to Invade Mexico – Speaking on MSNBC, Texas Governor Rick Perry said the United States ought to consider a military invasion of his neighbor to the south, Mexico, … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-21-2010

  SMU’s George W. Bush Institute to put retired military personnel and others with no teacher training or experience as principals in U.S. public schools – The Bush Institute, the policy-making arm of the Presidential Library Center planned for Southern … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-20-2010

  Richest Americans could buy a $83,000 Mercedes every year if Bush tax cuts are extended – Just how much money the top one percent of earners would keep if the Bush tax cuts were allowed to continue? $83,347 each … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: Republicans Want an Extra-Big Tax Cut for Millionaires

The President and Democrats Want to Give a Permanent Tax Cut to Everyone, but Republicans Want an Extra-Big Tax Cut for Millionaires Under President Obama’s plan, all Americans would receive a tax cut on the first $250,000 of their income. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: The Four Dirtiest Opponents of Clean Energy

  Massey Energy – This spring, a coal mine explosion killed 29 people in a West Virginia mine owned and operated by Massey Energy, in the worst coal mine disaster since 1970. The mine where the disaster occurred, Upper Big … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-15-2010

  House Republicans Warn SEC Against Implementing Financial Reform Regulations – Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee have been warning regulators implementing the Dodd-Frank financial reform law that the GOP is in no mood to see regulations that actually … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-11-2010

  Business May Soon be Allowed to Run Even Wilder – Today the Supreme Court heard arguments from AT&T that, if they adopt, would grant corporations the right to prevent consumers from joining class-action lawsuits. The case has so far … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: Money Over Health

  Texas School District Prefers Money Over Children’s Health – In some Texas districts, school is also a place children go to get sick. Several schools—located on a figurative gold mine over the gas-rich Barnett Shale formation—are accepting money from … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: The Cost of War on Our Veterans

  Veterans fighting the enemy within – It seems a pity that during months of mid-term campaigning marked by heated battles over the size of government, there was no mention of the staggering costs, fiscal and otherwise, of two enduring … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 11-1-2010

  Top 1 Percent of Americans Reaped Two-Thirds of Income Gains in Last Economic Expansion (and you got nothing!) – If you are in the bottom 80 percent of American households, you’ve gained essentially no economic ground in the past … Continue reading

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