Category Archives: Disdain of Educated & Artists

Is there open hostility to higher education and the arts? Is funding for the arts by the government being reduced? Are talk show radio hosts shouting more ‘talking points’ on the evil running rampant on campus, in Hollywood, in Museums, and on Broadway? Is censorship on the increase? Does internet access need to be controlled to hobble the enemy? When will liberal educators have their tenure canceled? When will only G rated movies be available for viewing? When will ‘objectionable’ art, movie reels, and books start fueling bonfires? When will Broadway be boarded up? When will the Las Vegas Strip be burned to the ground? How far is too far?

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.

 

Ending American Authoritarianism – A Hybridization of Orwell and Huxley Dystopias, and Resisting It Through Radical Imagination

Henry Giroux re-evaluates the works of Orwell and Huxley compares them to the new American Authoritarianism and proposes actions to reverse it. Both authors provide insight into the merging of the totalitarian elements that constitute a new and more hybridized … Continue reading

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Analysis of the Tea Party – Loyal Right-wing Authoritarian Followers

Professor Robert Altemeyer of the University of Manitoba collaborated with John Dean on Dean’s book Conservatives Without Conscience (CWC), which I have referenced often. Professor Altemeyer has also written an on-line book about

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The Changing Nature of Right-wing Authoritarian Lies – Then and Now

One of the tools used by the right-wing authoritarian (RWA) or “Conservatives Without Conscience” (CWC) leaders (Rep. Senators, Dick Arm…, Rush Lim…, Glenn Be.., Bill O’…, Newt Ging…, Michele Bach…, Sharron Ang…, Ann Coul…,) is the Noble Lie. These lies … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4/4/2010

  Doctor Against Treating Obama Supporters Admits Not Knowing What’s In Health Reform Bill – Dr. Jack Cassell, the Orlando urologist who put a sign on his door letting patients know he doesn’t want to have to treat them if … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 3/22/2010

First, the Good News:   How to Win in November: Just Three Words – “Tell the Truth” – The truth is very important, but I don’t think you need me to tell you that. What I feel we all need … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 1/29/2010

  Poll Shows That Americans Are Pretty Clueless About Politics – In the latest installment of the Pew Research Center’s News IQ Quiz, just 32% know that the Senate passed its version of the legislation without a single Republican vote. … Continue reading

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Bad Deeds for 4-9-2009

Goodbye Maple Syrup: Climate Change Pushing Sugar Maple Out of Northeast U.S. – For some places in the Northeast, the sugar-tapping season is getting shorter and shorter, sometimes lasting only a week, as it did in Quebec last year. Warmer … Continue reading

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The Left Gets Blasted While the Extreme Right Gets Free Speech

The focused condemnation of MoveOn.org from inside the Beltway, where doing wrong has been the norm since 1994, means MoveOn must be doing something right with that full page ad in the in the New York Times. Why has Congress … Continue reading

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November 2006 – We Have Some Serious Choices to Make!   

We must chose … Between being feared as a warmonger nation and condemned around the world or regaining the respect of at least our allies. Between fighting the terrorist threat endlessly or winning it through an international law enforcement program and … Continue reading

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Fool Me Once Shame on You, Fool Me Twice … No, Not This Time

As I have written previously in this blog, I was deceived by another president forty years ago. I watched the man I supported, and worked for, become further corrupted by both the power that comes with being President of the … 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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