Tag Archives: Posse Comitatus

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

Imagine a third bar for just the Koch Brothers
Imagine a third bar for just the Koch Brothers
After WW II, we had a powerful middle class, then Reaganomics started their demise.

 

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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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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America’s Growing Authoritarian Police State Revealed by Response to OWS

In three previous articles, I have discussed the growing American police state. This police state is supported by an authoritarian worldview and is promoted by the “bad barrel” structure of today’s police departments. In a recent article by former Police … 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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The Authoritarian’s “Protective Squadron” – Blackwater (Xe) USA?

Blackwater USA’s efforts may be concentrated in Iraq, but one day those services will no longer be needed. What then for this private company and its employees? Like employees of Blackwater USA, I work for a government contractor who’s contract … 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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