Monthly Archives: December 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

  Rick Perry’s Big Donor Trying to Sneak Through a Nuclear Waste Dump Permit – The Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission (TLLRWDCC) has proposed rules that would allow importation of nuclear waste from 36 states across the … Continue reading

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The Hypothetical Left/Center/Right Scale – Has The Republican Party Become Extremist?

In E. J. Dionne’s Where the ‘No Labels’ movement falls short, he states: The truth is that the American right is much farther from anything that can fairly be described as “the center” than is the left. [This is actually … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 12-11-2010

  Republicans Out-of-Touch with Americans on Programs and Taxes – A Bloomberg National Poll taken on December 4-7 shows that, “The public wants Congress to keep its hands off entitlements such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. … They oppose … Continue reading

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Let The Mega and Ultra Rich Have Their Gift of Greed – They Have a New Way to Create Jobs

Let the mega and ultra rich take their capital-gains-based, inherited-without-struggle wealth and create high-paying jobs. Here’s how. Thanks to the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, the mega and ultra rich now have a new untapped investment vehicle – the government. … Continue reading

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The Lipstick Applied by the White House is not Making this Pig Pretty

The following are my two rants sent to the White House on their tax break stimulus package. To Anyone who cares: I’ve watched the White Board video to explain the infamous tax break agreement and I’m not convinced. Something about … Continue reading

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The Tea Party – The “Masses” for American Authoritarianism

In 2003, Laurence W. Britt, reviewed seven national regimes which followed the “fascist or protofascist model in obtaining, expanding, and maintaining power.” From his study, he developed fourteen basic characteristics or “common threads that link them in recognizable patterns of … Continue reading

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Analysis of the Tea Party – Loyal Right-wing Authoritarian Followers

Professor Robert Altemeyer of the University of Manitoba collaborated with John Dean on Dean’s book Conservatives Without Conscience (CWC), which I have referenced often. Professor Altemeyer has also written an on-line book about

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