Monthly Archives: July 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 7-28-2011

  Right-Wing Groups Seeking Weapons of Mass Destruction According to Alleged Norway Mass Murderer – The man who has acknowledged carrying out last week’s mass killings in Norway claimed in his online treatise that he was allied with other right-wight … Continue reading

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We Have A REVENUE Problem – Just Look at Our History

At the end of WWII, our national debt was almost 120 percent of our GDP, higher than today. For the 35 years after the war, we not only paid for significant infrastructure like the interstate highway system, dams for electricity, … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-26-2011

  Republican Lawmaker Admits He’s Extorting Congress to Rewrite Constitution – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Monday that he is giving Congress ten days to pass a constitutional amendment that would make raising taxes nearly impossible. And … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-25-2011

  Fox News Host Falsely Blames Muslims for Norway Attacks – [Last] Friday night on The O’Reilly Factor, guest host Laura Ingraham did a brief report on the terrorist attacks that killed dozens of people in Norway. She began by … Continue reading

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Where are the Authoritarians Taking America – Same Place as Texas, SC, WI?

Will the country default by not raising the debt limit? The consensus, which is growing but does not include the political ‘adolescents’ in the Tea Party, is no, we won’t. It’s too dangerous. The real question is why are we … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-19-2011

  Republicans Are Cheating Texas Minorities of Representation • Texas received four new congressional districts only because of Hispanic and African American Population growth. • The number of Hispanic Texans grew at 10 times the rate of Anglos. African American … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-18-2011

  House Republicans Move to Gut the Clean Water Act – On Thursday, the House passed a bill that effectively eliminates federal oversight on water standards. The bill rolls back the Clean Water Act, returning most oversight to the states, … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-15-2011

  Secret Alliance of Corporations and Conservative Legislators Have Been Predetermining Legislation for All 50 States – Behind the closed doors of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), corporations hand state legislators the changes to the law they desire that … Continue reading

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War on Deficit/Debt – Sharing the Pain

If we are going to be forced to deal with the deficit/debt and ignore the economy and jobs, then getting the deficit/debt under control must be shared by all. Everyone must sacrifice, but some more than others. It must be … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-11-2011

  Rick Perry’s Preacher Says Oprah is the Harbinger of the Anti-Christ – Governor of Texas and potential GOP 2012 candidate Rick Perry is touting a national prayer event in Texas in early August. Footage of the evangelical preacher he … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-9-2011

  New Republican Voter Suppression Tactic – The Republican-controlled Ohio House tweaked a bill to weaken a law mandating poll workers to direct voters in the wrong precinct to their correct voting location. Under the new language, a poll worker … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-7-2011

  Republican: Only Millionaires “Actually Worked Hard” – Why are Republicans so intent on protecting the top .03 percent of Minnesotans from paying any increase in taxes, preferring instead to cut health care services for the poor, the sick and … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-3-2011

  The Good Times For Chief Executives Just Keep Getting Better – But Not For the Rest of Us Philippe Dauman of Viacom’s executive pay in 2010. A study conducted by Equilar, an executive compensation data firm, shows that the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-2-2011

  Republican Eric Cantor is Betting Against America – When Eric Cantor shut down debt ceiling negotiations last week, it did more than just rekindle fears that the U.S. government might soon default on its debt obligations — it also … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-1-2011

  Texas Creates Jobs the Same Way as Other Third-World Countries Do – Union-hating Texas has created a lot of jobs, but its unemployment rate of 7.7% is the same as New York’s, a blue state with a the largest … Continue reading

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