Monthly Archives: January 2012

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 for 1-31-2012

Republican Senator Threatens to Block All of President Obama’s Nominees – During an appearance on Chris Matthews, Republican Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) aid that he would bring America down if Democrats didn’t vote to force the American people to live … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-30-2012

Republican Wants to Bring Back Public Hangings – There’s something about a public hanging that strikes me as very oh, I don’t know, “cruel and unusual” and offensive to every last bit of human decency. Not so for North Carolina … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-28-2012

Ron Paul Signed Off on Racist Newsletters in the 1990s, Associates Say – Ron Paul, well known as a physician, congressman and libertarian , has also been a businessman who pursued a marketing strategy that included publishing provocative, racially charged … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-24-2012

Swiss Mitt! – Mitt Romney Tax Returns Released: Paid Just 13.9% Rate In 2010, below that of most wage-earning Americans, had Swiss bank account. Rick Santorum Campaign Staffer Says It Is Against God’s Will to Have a Female President – … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-23-2012

  The Very Well-to-Do Mitt Romney Wants to Give Himself a Tax Break – Mitt Romney pays a tax rate lower than most middle-class Americans. Even though Mitt is worth as much as $250 million, Republican candidate Mitt Romney believes … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-21-2012

  Civil Rights Voting Score For Republicans in the First Session of the 112th Congress is Dismal – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights has released their report on the voting record for the first session of the … Continue reading

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The “Bad Barrel” for All U.S. Presidents – Some Try to Resist, Authoritarians Enhance It

What changed many of the promises of candidate Obama into either inaction or the adverse actions of President Obama? Here’s how I put it to the President recently. RE: The Obamas by Jodi Kantor Mr. President, While listening to an … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-17-2012

  On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Romney Campaigning With Anti-Immigrant Official Tied to Hate – On a day set aside to honor civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., Mitt Romney plans to tout his extreme immigration positions during … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-16-2012

  The Republican Party’s History With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Today, we celebrate the life of a truly great man, who — armed only with his bravery and powerful words — brought Jim Crow to its knees. It’s … Continue reading

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We Need More Citizenship Dues, a Reversal of Citizens United, and Democracy in the Workplace

Real wage growth, related to worker productivity gains, have been diverted to corporations, their boards of directors, and the rest of the ONE%, via stock dividends, for over three decades. Just look at what happened:         Not … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-11-2012

  Rick Santorum Used $100,000 of Pennsylvania Tax-Payer’s Money to Home School His Kids in Virginia – Santorum has campaigned on the fact that his seven kids have been home-schooled. Between 2001 and 2004, a Pennsylvania cyber charter school allowed … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Control Requires War, a War Mentality, Enemies, and a Vivid Imagination

WAR … WAR … WAR … WAR I guess the authoritarian wars began in 1971 when President Nixon launched the war on drugs to combat the heroine addictions of our Vietnam veterans. This 40 year war has not been won … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1-1-2012

  Another Galveston County Republican Elected in 2010 Now in Hot Water (It’s Like a Bad Parade) – A League City lawyer elected as a county court judge lost a libel lawsuit against his then-estranged wife’s attorney, but the attorney’s … Continue reading

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