Monthly Archives: February 2012

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 2-29-2012

Wyoming, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Texas. If your state has Republicans, your rights are in danger. Wyoming Republican Wants His Landlocked State to Acquire an Aircraft Carrier for Use in Doomsday Event – On Friday, the Wyoming House of Representatives advanced a … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-27-2012

Republican Representative Says “Killing a Couple” of Democrats Only Way To Pass Ryan Budget – Oklahoma Republican John Sullivan told the crowd, “Like I said, after this last election, the first order of business is pass a budget. Now, I … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-23-2012

Texas State Revenue on the Rise, But Republicans See No Reason to Reduce School Cuts – At a Texas House budget hearing Tuesday, state officials confirmed that state revenue is rising rapidly enough to produce a surplus of $1.6 billion … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-20-2012

Our Absentee Governor – In the first 16 days since abandoning his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, Perry has been to his office just three times and stayed no longer than three hours each time. In 11 of the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: Conservative Group Plans to Teach Our Kids Anti-Science Rhetoric in Schools

The following excerpts are from an article in the highly-respected Scientific American magazine: – Leaked documents from the free-market conservative organization The Heartland Institute reveal a plan to create school educational materials that contradict the established science on climate change. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-16-2012

Anti-Gay Conservative Radio Talk-Show Host Identified in Hit-and-Run at Houston Gay Bar – Security camera footage from a well-known gay bar has played a key role in a hit-and-run investigation of a former Houston City Councilman, who is now a … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-15-2012

Romney’s Tax Plan Helps Millionaires and Hurts the Middle Class – Closer scrutiny of Romney’s actual proposal reveals that it’s very good for the wealthy—and very bad for everyone else. Turning his back on the American middle class at a … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-13-2012

While Digging Up 1,235 Acres For His Golf Course in Scotland, Donald Trump Says Wind Farms Are ‘Destroying’ Scotland – After starting construction on a 1,235 acre coastal golf course on rural land in Scotland that will feature two golf … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-12-2012

Republicans Attempting to Weaken Laws Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault – The Violence Against Women Act was first passed in 1994, providing billions to enhance investigation and prosecution of violent crimes perpetrated against women. It was most recently reauthorized … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-9-2012

When Mitt Romney Came To Town – Watch the video. Ari Fleischer Secretly Involved in the Komen Foundation’s Strategy Regarding Planned Parenthood – Ari Fleischer, former press secretary for George W. Bush and prominent right-wing pundit, was secretly involved in … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-6-2012

Texas Attorney General Misleads on Redistricting “Deal” – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced he had reached agreement on most parts of the Texas redistricting maps with most of the parties involved. However, the Mexican American Legislative Caucus, the NAACP, … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-4-2012

Romney Has Proposed Weakening the Same Safety Net That He Says Is Why He Doesn’t Worry About the Very Poor – Coming off his big win in Florida, Republican front-runner Mitt Romney told CNN, “I’m not concerned with the very … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2-2-2012

Texas Legislature Intentionally Under-Funded Medicaid – The Texas Legislature passed a so-called “balanced” budget by intentionally under-funding the Medicaid program by $4.5 billion, essentially choosing to postpone payment of that bill until 2013. Now, escalating caseload growth will bump that … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: The bad ole boys of Galveston County

The bad ole boys of Galveston County By Lloyd Criss Special to The Daily News Published February 2, 2012 On the national scene, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are viscously engaged in a no holds barred battle for the GOP … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: How Mitt Romney Became Successful

In 1994 Bain purchased Baxter International and renamed it Dade International. Bain partnered with Goldman Sachs for the deal. The company was purchased for $442 million, but since it was leveraged, Bain put in less than $30 million. They also … Continue reading

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