Monthly Archives: October 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.

 

Why Are Some Americans More Concerned About Consuming Than Preserving Their Democracy?

The excerpts below are from a recent article by Henry Giroux, titled “Why Don’t Americans Care About Democracy at Home?” The basic answer is “economic Darwinism,” which “promotes a politics of cruelty,” “undermines all forms of solidarity capable of challenging … Continue reading

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Randy Weber Exposed – You Are Known by the Company You Keep

Randy Weber is a member of ALEC and the Koch brothers are supporting ALEC. This says a lot about Randy Weber. ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, with the help of many corporations, has written hundreds of model legislative bills … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds: Too Easy Edition

I had stopped publishing the Bad Deeds during election season because I need to spend all my time knocking on doors and making phone calls to voters, and you don’t need to be distracted from the task at hand either. … Continue reading

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How Wealthy are the Forbes 400 – Let’s Try Some “Arithmetic” …

Robert Reich made the following statement last June, ” … the richest 400 Americans {own} as much as the bottom 150 million put together.” Let me try to put this in perspective with a little “arithmetic.” Imagine 400 small towns … Continue reading

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