Monthly Archives: April 2011

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 4-25-2011

  U.S. Income Inequality at Record Levels – Income inequality in the United States during the past decade has spiked to levels not seen since the Roaring ’20s that led to the Great Depression. The increase of income inequality leading … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4-23-2011

  Republican “Medicare” Plan Will Cost an Additional $100,000 for Every Man, Woman, and Child in the Country – The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that under the Republican Budget plan authored by Rep. Paul Ryan, the increase in the … Continue reading

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Congressman Ryan’s Wealth Transfer (Budget) Plan

There are two parts to the Ryan budget plan: 1.) eliminate the costs of our safety net for those citizens not like Ryan and his fellow conservatives without conscience (CWC) and then 2.) take those savings in spending and transfer … Continue reading

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Imagine – Republicans Force a ‘Strike’ and Take The Entire Federal Government With Them?

It appears to me, that even though the conservatives without conscience (CWCs) cannot support unions, especially public ones, they do support taking union type action – acting in unison as a group, like voting to strike. One difference between Congressional … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4-8-2011

  Republican Cuts to Community Health Centers Will Increase Federal Deficit by $15 Billion – The federal government could save $15 billion by reducing unnecessary emergency room visits through investment in community health centers. This week, new research, from the … Continue reading

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Federal Income Taxes – Is Tax Foundation Impartial?

According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, “CBO data for 2007 (the most recent year available) suggest that 80 percent of U.S. households pay federal tax at a lower rate than the Tax Foundation’s estimated “average” federal tax … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4-4-2011, Volume 2

  Top 25 Hedge Fund Managers Make Almost $1 Billion Each – And Pay Less Taxes Than You Do – Ten years ago, when the hedge fund industry was much smaller than it is today, it took 25 hedge fund … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4-4-2011

  Texas State Board of Education ‘Manipulated’ and ‘Politicized’ Texas Curriculum Standards According to Conservative Group – The conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute released an analysis that says Texas’ new social studies curriculum standards are so politicized that they will … Continue reading

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Wealth Transfer – America’s Growing Plutocracy

While reading through a 1967 college text on Today’s ISMs by William Ebenstein, I came across this statement on wealth distribution in America as of 1953: … the top 3 per cent [sic] owned 33 per cent [sic] of all … Continue reading

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