Monthly Archives: October 2011

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.

 

Bad Deeds: Republicans Blocking Measures

  Republicans Blocking Measures That Would Be Good for America – Here’s just a short list of some of the bills that Republicans have blocked, or attempted to block, since Obama became President: Tax on Companies That Ship Jobs Overseas … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: Why Are the Brothers Who Bankroll the Tea Party Against Regulation of Pollution?

Koch Brothers and Cancer in Arkansas New Film Exposes Connection Between the Kochs and a Small Community Dying of Cancer Suffering in the Shadow of Koch’s Dangerous Chemical Plants Film Alleges Koch Industries’ Dumping of Toxic Chemicals is Killing People … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-29-2011

  House Republicans’ Spending Cuts Destroyed 370,000 Jobs – Last spring the GOP succeeded in passing massive spending reductions as part of a continuing resolution that kept the government operating. According to a new report from the Center for American … Continue reading

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President Obama Should Meet with Some of the 99%

Here is a letter I sent to the White House today: RE: Dinner with OWS members Mr. President, In the past, you have offered to sit down at dinner with a few of those who have contributed to your election … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: Texas State Rep. Larry Taylor Scores 0% on His Consumer Protection Legislation Voting Record

  29 bills; 28 votes unfavorable to consumers; 1 vote “present, not voting” Access to the Courts – Cut off all debate and precluded any amendments on major so-called tort “reform” legislation, which further restricts citizens’ legal rights and remedies. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-22-2011

  Every Republican Senator Voted Against the Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act – Late Thursday night, the U.S. Senate held a critical vote on the Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act. Sadly, because of political … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-17-2011

  Exxon Aims to Bail on Payments for Valdez Damage – It’s been more than 22 years since the Exxon Valdez dumped 10 million gallons of crude into Alaska’s Prince William Sound, but you don’t have to look very hard … Continue reading

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Bad Deed: Herman Cain Connections To Koch Brothers

  Pizza Magnate Herman Cain Making Delivery To Koch Brothers – Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has cast himself as the outsider, the pizza magnate with real-world experience who will bring fresh ideas to the nation’s capital. But Cain’s economic … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 10-11-2011

  Republican/Libertarian Senator Rand Paul is Blocking Pipeline Safety Legislation – Republican Sen. Rand Paul is single-handedly blocking legislation that would strengthen safety rules of oil and gas pipelines, despite the fact that the bill has industry support simply because … Continue reading

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Occupy America – We’re Not Taking It Anymore!

The top ONE% have had their way for three decades. They created the Great Recession and still got richer. They’ve received excessive tax breaks for 30 years and thus have not been repaying what they have taken from the rest … Continue reading

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