Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Libertarians are stealthily taking over America.

Since the 1971 Powell Memo, America has moved closer and closer to Fascism.

 

Bad Deeds for 3-29-2012

Republican Lawmaker Thinks Women Are Better Off Beaten Than Divorced – Meet Wisconsin Republican Rep. Don Pridemore. He’s best known for his avid support of Wisconsin’s puppy mills, but he is the co-sponsor of the bill that declares single mothers … Continue reading

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The Four Fundamentalisms of America’s Authoritarian State – Threats to Our Democracy

The excerpts below are from a recent article by Henry Giroux, author of Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, who discusses the major fundamentalisms of our growing authoritarian state. But first, my two cents: There is … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-21-2012

Military Members Were Among the Worst Victims of Fraudulent Practices of Wall Street Banks – In 2010, more than 20,000 active-duty veterans and reservists with government-sponsored mortgages lost their homes, a 32-percent increase from 2008 and the largest loss since … Continue reading

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Bad Deed: Domestic Terrorism Is Still a Threat

Texas Democratic Senator Wendy Davis’ Fort Worth Office Hit With Molotov Cocktail – A Molotov cocktail was thrown at the front door of Davis’ third floor office in the West 7th area near Montgomery Plaza. Anthony Spangler, the senator’s communications … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: It’s War!

Republicans love war. Lots of war! Such as: War on Social Security! War on consumers! War on improving America’s vital infrastructure! War on Medicare! War on home owners! War on credit card holders! War on the Veterans Administration! War on … Continue reading

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The 2012 Authoritarian Strategy and How Democrats Could Lose The Presidency

George Lakoff, professor of linguistics at UC Berkeley, has published an article called The Santorum Strategy. Here are some excerpts if you don’t have time for the whole article: …The Republican presidential campaign is about a lot more than the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3-10-2012

Privacy Nightmare: McCain Bill Could Have Military Monitor The Internet – New bill by John McCain would result in the military monitoring the civilian Internet. House Republicans Vote Against Keeping Keystone XL Oil In America – When the House of … Continue reading

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