Category Archives: Avid Militarism

Is the military industrial complex getting a larger portion of the national budget? Is funding for social and welfare programs shrinking? Is the military being funded incrementally to hide the total cost? Are there more reports in the media about military issues and less on social issues? When will military start patrolling the streets in our neighborhoods? When will citizens start disappearing in the night? How far is too far?

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.

 

A New Costly Cold War?

Are profit-centric media and supporting profit-centric defense contractors promoting a new cold war, via Russian Hack hysteria, and boosting support for more defense spending? Are regime change neocons fanning the flames for a new cold war to remove Putin from … Continue reading

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What will DJT do to Make American Great Again (MAGA)?

Remember the Tea Party motto Take Our Country BACK? Back to where, I once asked a local Tea Party leader? As a boomer, I enjoyed a well-regulated economy that wasn’t influenced by the many conservative think tanks of today and … Continue reading

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Who’s The Real Enemy of Our Democracy? Widdle Donnie Thwimpie or ???

The distraction of Widdle Donnie Thwimpie is all over the news as the worst ever candidate for an American president, while mainstream media ignores the real enemy of our democracy: This should be no surprise. The corporate take over of … Continue reading

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Bully’s and Fear Mongers Coerce President Obama

How many wars are today’s neocons willing to promote for the sake of regime change that grows corporate profit? “The demonizing of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin appears to know no bounds, with the White House and The New York Times … Continue reading

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Small Group Accepts Mass Killings for the Sake of Maintaining Unlimited Freedom.

“Conservatives without Conscience,” a minority in America defined by John Dean in his book by the same title, accept the collateral damage of their many wars, including innocent American children and many others taken by mass killings – mass killings … Continue reading

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Pro-war, Regime Change, Neocons Have Controlled our Interventionist Foreign Policy for Decades

Back in January, 2007, as The Shrub, GWB, began his final year in office I wrote a blog post titled Bush’s Administration – Neocons Everywhere According to Bush and Rumsfeld. In September of last year, I wrote another posting called, … Continue reading

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Fixing Our Broken Economic and Law Enforcement Systems, Private Empire vs Earth, People Take Action

Suggested Reading for Week Ending 10/19 Beyond Orwellian Nightmares and Neoliberal Authoritarianism Those who fight against neoliberalism [free market fundamentalism, casino capitalism] must not settle for reforming a system that is as broken as it is dangerous. Any viable, transformative … Continue reading

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Neocons Left Over from Reagan and Bush II Using ISIS Crisis to Expand Right-wing Authoritarian Regime Change Policy

Back at the start of the seventh year of the Bush II administration, January of 2007, I wrote a post about all the leading neoconservatives, and their think tanks, that were supporting or were a part of that administration and … Continue reading

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War with ISIS?, Kock Brothers Teaching our Kids, MSM is a Failure, NeoCons Growing al-Qaeda, 1800 Revolution Repeating Now

Suggested Reading for Week Ending 9/21 The Questions Congress Should Ask About Obama’s War on ISIS “The public is told there’s no imminent threat to the US, so why are we rushing to war? Could weapons given to Syrian rebels … Continue reading

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Amerian Wariors Proliferate War Mentality Across America, Atlantic Ocean Warms, Fracking Protest

Suggested Reading for Week Ending 8/24 A Former Marine Explains All the Weapons of War Being Used by Police in Ferguson One small way to measure the police violence against black people in Ferguson is to attend to its details. … Continue reading

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Warren or the Golden Calf, Information Warfare, Another Secret TA, NPR Fooled, AUMF=Endless WAR, Perry/Prison

Suggested Reading for Week Ending 8/17 Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments For progressives just recently let out of the bondage of the long Clinton-Bush interregnum, it would thus be a shame for them to put their faith in a golden calf … 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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Where is the Right-wing Authoritarian Triad Taking Us?

This blog tracks where we are going by documenting the characteristic categories of the minority right-wing authoritarians (RWA) in the United States. The RWAs are part of our political system and are currently represented by the Tea Party, Sarah Palin, … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4/15/2010

  Tea Parties Were Created as a Republican Political Ploy – The Tea Party has been billed as an organic grassroots operation, but a newly uncovered document obtained by Politico suggests the movement has been successfully co-opted as a Republican … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4/12/2010

  Oklahoma Conservatives, Lawmakers Plot Anti-Federal Militia – Frustrated by recent political setbacks, tea party leaders and some conservative members of the Oklahoma Legislature say they would like to create a new volunteer militia to help defend against what they … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/29/2010

  Republican National Committee Chairman Refuses to Sign Joint Civility Statement with Democratic Counterpart – The Republican National Committee has rejected a proposal from its Democratic counterpart to sign a joint “civility” statement. Various members of the Democratic National Committee … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 2/9/2010

  Republican Officials Call Bush Administration Liars – Last week, several top Republican officials accused Obama Attorney General Holder of essentially fabricating a claim that the Bush administration’s Department of Justice successfully tried 300 individuals on terrorism-related charges using the … Continue reading

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Richard Bruce – Could He Become America’s Hitler?

If Bruce became President of the United States, what would become of America? Decide for yourself. Bruce on the use of torture for the enemy – “The seeds of Abu Ghraib’s rotten fruit were sown by civilians at the highest … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 12/5/2008

  Reverend Rick Warren Says U.S. Should Overthrow Evil Governments Like Iran – Last night, on Fox News, Sean Hannity insisted that United States needs to “take out” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Warren said he agreed. Hannity asked, “Am I … Continue reading

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From The Occupation of Iraq to The Occupation of the US – Is Our Police State Getting Closer?

Don’t be surprised if there is something else to come that would give GWB an opportunity to do what he wants – declare marshall law, suspend the election and deploy the 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team to keep us under control.

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Bad Deeds for 6-19-2008

Rich Hunters Want Polar Bears for Trophies – Just days after polar bears gained new life-saving protections, the powerful Safari Club International sued the federal government. The reason? To once again allow wealthy U.S. hunters to kill struggling polar bears … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Issues vs. The Concerns of Others

Throughout this blog, I have written about those that have lead us into the current political mess in our country. They are the right wing authoritarians (RWAs): the social dominators like GWB, his VP Dick, and their followers. They are … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian’s Plan for Controlling the Middle East and Its Oil Resources – Is War with Iran Next?

In September of 2006, Col. Sam Gardiner discusses U. S. covert operatives in Iran. Was this plan set up a long time ago? War With Iran Has Started (CNN) On January 25, 2007, Wayne White and Pat Buchanan discuss plans … Continue reading

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Is the Defense Budget Getting too Big?

Keep an eye on the federal budget and where the money goes.   The money in the chart below is based on Congressional appropriation bills that are signed by the President.   It shows how your taxes plus your investments … Continue reading

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The WAWG Index

This index attempts to ‘measure’ the extent to which the list of 14 characteristics monitored by this blog apply to the United States over time.   The index will be determined monthly as a percent change from the previous month. … Continue reading

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