Monthly Archives: July 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 7-30-2012

Limbaugh Says Don’t Tell People on Welfare When the Election Is – Rush Limbaugh is calling on his listeners to keep the election date a secret from the poorest Americans. Limbaugh said, “We shouldn’t remind people on welfare when the … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-24-2012

Republican Rep Says, I Don’t Think Someone Who Is Diagnosed With A Brain Tumor Should Have Health Care Provided – On Monday evening, Rep. David Dreier (R-CA) said that insurance companies should be allowed to discriminate against people with brain … Continue reading

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In Support of Mayors Against Illegal Guns – Stop Domestic Terrorism

Americans are more likely to be killed by domestic terrorists with guns than international terrorists with bombs. When will we redirect our national resources to reflect this higher threat to American lives? Sign the petition … Also, here’s my message … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-13-2012

Republicans Shut Down TB Hospital Amid Worst TB Outbreak in 20 Years – Welcome to the Sunshine State: Republican-run since 1998, tea party-controlled since 2010, and fast becoming one of the lowest-service states in the nation. Which helps explain how … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-7-2012

Galveston County Commissioner in More Trouble – Galveston County Commissioner, Republican Ken Clark, who already is facing a state ethics commission investigation and is the target of a special prosecutor’s inquest, now faces a new allegation. This time the complaint … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-6-2012

The Terrifying Texas Republican Platform – The Texas Republican Platform wants to eliminate teaching of critical thinking skills, wants to cut funding to all levels of education, and wants to enact economic policies that experts agree would make the economy … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-5-2012

Republican Governor Cuts All State Funding for Libraries – No libraries for you, little people of Louisiana! Bobby Jindal just signed a $25 billion dollar budget that cut all state funding for libraries, which wasn’t exactly a huge porkfest to … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 7-1-2012

Pennsylvania Republican: House Leader Says Voter ID Laws Are ‘Gonna Allow Governor Romney To Win’ – This weekend, Pennsylvania Republican House Leader Mike Turzai (R-PA) finally admitted what so many have speculated: Voter identification efforts are meant to suppress Democratic … Continue reading

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Chief Justice Roberts Affordable Care Act (ACA) decision: Winning Battle – Losing the War?

Based on comments made by Thom Hartmann last week, Roberts has handed the extreme right another rallying cause. Just like Roe v Wade, this decision will be used for decades to rally the right-wing authoritarian base. It will inspire ALEC … Continue reading

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