Tag Archives: Single-party State

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Libertarians are stealthily taking over America.

Since the 1971 Powell Memo, America has moved closer and closer to Fascism.

 

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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Avoiding The Right-wing Authoritarian Future – The Moral Values Way

(Unless otherwise noted, this posting includes extensive excerpts from Appendix VII, The New Patriotism, of the The 15% Solution, by ‘Jonathan Westminster,’ which is a penname for Steven Jonas. The second edition of this book that was just published, does … 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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Where are the Authoritarians Taking America – Same Place as Texas, SC, WI?

Will the country default by not raising the debt limit? The consensus, which is growing but does not include the political ‘adolescents’ in the Tea Party, is no, we won’t. It’s too dangerous. The real question is why are we … Continue reading

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Imagine – Republicans Force a ‘Strike’ and Take The Entire Federal Government With Them?

It appears to me, that even though the conservatives without conscience (CWCs) cannot support unions, especially public ones, they do support taking union type action – acting in unison as a group, like voting to strike. One difference between Congressional … 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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Single-Party Systems – Common Goals For Authoritarians and Osama bin Laden

The Republican Plan for Permanent Control of U.S. Karl Rove, the Authoritarian’s Architect, has already brought the authoritarian single-party state to Texas. He has also brought the national Republican Party and its authoritarian membership very close to the same goal. … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch, The Authoritarians Media Mogul – Promoting Truthiness and a Single-Party State

Elsewhere in my rants and writings, I have mentioned the Weekly Standard and Bill Kristol, its neocon founder and editor. According to Right Web, the Weekly Standard is also “a magazine closely linked to the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).” To … Continue reading

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Where Are We Going – Trends from 1994 to 2007, Are Republicans Becoming “The Masses” Needed for a Single-party State

This is the tenth in a series about the results of the Pew Research survey, Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes: 1987-2007. The Pew Research subtitle for this survey was “Political Landscape More Favorable to Democrats.” Their survey showed … Continue reading

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The Right-wing Authoritarians (RWA) Need Leadership – Neocons Are Their Commanders and Their Plan to Fix the Middle East is Still a “Go” Despite the Midterm Election Setback

John Dean described the makeup of authoritarian conservatism as follows: Two factions of conservatism currently embrace a contemporary adaptation of authoritarian conservatism: neoconservatives and social conservatives. Neoconservatives are a relatively small group of social-dominance authoritarians, with significant, if not disproportionate … Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Authoritarians Distract You – They Still Want a Single-Party State and All Its Trappings

President Bush has been taking exception to our laws by using signing statements and to our Constitution by eliminating part of it. All the while, the Republican Congress has been sparing the rod and spoiling the child and letting him … Continue reading

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South Dakota’s “JAIL for Judges” – The Authoritarian Single-Party State Needs to Control the Judiciary

EDWARD LAZARUS summarized the situation this way: In legal circles, the issue of the moment is judicial “independence.” For many years now, right-wing conservatives [authoritarians (RWA)] have been conducting an unrelenting attack on supposedly out-of-control “activist” judges, as part of … Continue reading

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Failed Single Party Nations of the Past – Where Are We Going Now?

Here is a look back at what contributed to WWII. Could it happen here? Nations run by a single party (political, army or dictatorship) tend to become intensely nationalistic, racist, militaristic and imperialistic. They are supported by the ‘masses’ but … Continue reading

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