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Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

Income Inequality Worse Than 1928
The past year has been good to the Forbes 400, $800,000 more.
After WW II, we had a powerful middle class, then Reaganomics started their demise.

 

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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The Arab Spring and America’s Winter – Where the Authoritarians Are Taking Us, If We Let Them

In several Arab countries, citizens have been demonstrating and demanding their authoritarian governments be replaced with a democratic form of government. In America, citizens have ceded control of their democracy to a hateful minority of right-wing authoritarians. As democracy is … Continue reading

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Right-wing Authoritarian Belief in Strict Punishment Produces Domestic Terrorists – Who’s Protecting America?

Within the Conservatives without Conscience, there is an extremist group – “The fringe of the fringe.” This group was raised within the ideal Strict Father Model and taught to accept authority without question. Their parental authority uses strong physical punishment to enforce what he believes is right. Their religious authority uses politics to create a culture war and identify the enemies of their imaginary theocratic America. Their media authority names their enemies and defines their failures. Their economic authority makes sure the religious and media authoritarians are funded even when they can’t make it on their own. Continue reading

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President Palin? – Social Conservatives Rejoice

Let’s go back in time a few weeks, return to the present and then look to a probably future if McCain and Palin win in 2008. Shortly before the recently-closed party conventions, there was some discussion and speculation of a … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin, The New Leader of the Social Conservatives – Just What Do They Represent?

I’ve written about the teamwork of the neocons and social conservatives (also known as values voters) throughout this blog. I’ve attempted to explain what they want for this nation. This includes a single-party Republican state, violating human rights at every … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee – Another Step Closer to Theocracy and Religious Dictatorship?

As I have posted several times in this blog, the religious right, or right-wing authoritarians (RWA), are a significant voting block in this country and they want to make major changes in our laws, our government and our way of … Continue reading

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Right-wing Authoritarians – The Social-issue Republicans and What They Want of You

In 2006, John Dean made the following statements about social conservatives in his book Conservatives Without Conscience: Social conservatives, whose core members are Christian conservatives, comprise the largest and most cohesive faction of conservatism. They are, by and large, typical … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian’s Army – Two Steps Closer To A Coup In America?

THE END OF POSSE COMITATUS: As reported last October by Major Danby in Daily Kos, the rubber stamp 109th Congress gave President Bush the power to: – involuntarily take National Guard troops from State A and – require them to … Continue reading

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“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?” – John Dean Exposes The Authoritarians that Are Leading the Way

(2013 follow-up posting.) In Power and Absolute Power – What Concerns Me Most, I expressed my concerns about political power being concentrated into one party, either Democrats or Republicans, “… what is taking us back to the really good ole’ … Continue reading

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IRS Determines 58 Federal Law Violations during 2004 Campaign – Were Some by Christianists?

In February 2006, the IRS published the results of their review of reported violations of the Revenue Act of 1954 by organizations, including churches, whose tax exempt status prohibits their participation in or intervening in “(including the publicizing or distributing … Continue reading

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2006 Tax Cuts – What Did the Christianists Get for Their Support of the GOP?

On March 17, 2006, “The Decider” (President Bush II) signed a $70,000,000,000 (billion) tax cut passed by “The Follower” (Congress), which is trying to find another $23 billion for us – well some of us anyway. The table below, which … Continue reading

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Christian is to “Christianist” as Muslim is to Islamist – Religious Believers vs Religious Political Ideologues

Islamists and “Christianists” are a minority in their respective religions and use their religion to promote a political ideology. In an Andrew Sullivan article, Mr Sullivan suggests, “we take back the word Christian while giving the religious right a new … Continue reading

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Is The Fourth Branch of Government Closer to Its Goals?

Such opposition from within the conservative movement was all but unheard of before Miers was nominated. Continue reading

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Is a theocracy in our future?

There is almost a sense of righteous paranoia that fuels these individual movements. Continue reading

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