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“Double High” Authoritarian Gingrich – Reducing Checks and Balances to Support the ONE%

A Newt 2012 Position Paper – Compiled from previous writings of and paid for by Newt Gingrich: Looks like what Newt is proposing is to reduce the power and protections of the judicial branch of our government in favor of … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich – President of the United States?

Newt Gingrich is the Ayman al-Zawahiri of the Republican Party. Both are

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Want a Free Harley? Just Sign The Unitary Pledge of Allegiance

Warning: The following is a fantasy about what could still be …. Executive privilege is a key tool of the unitary president. If we would just formally legalize “executive privilege” and unitary leadership for all levels of government, life would … Continue reading

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Who Should Pay for the Mistakes of Our Leaders and Their Rich Friends?

If I made a major decision that I later came to regret because it is costing me much more than I can manage while still living my life of ‘luxury,’ what options do I have. Should I ask strangers to … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian’s Enabler – The Federalist Society

In early November, 2007, I wrote, “I believe this nation will only survive as a republic by upholding all the extraordinary and very thoughtful measures our Founding Fathers of the late 1700s established in our Constitution. I also believe, as … Continue reading

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David Addington, The Authoritarian’s Lawyer – Enabling the Redacting of Our Constitution

Dick Cheney and his staff never cease to appall us. Where is this twisted view of our Constitution coming from? How is it that no one else for over 200 years has ever conceived of such perversions? The following excerpts … Continue reading

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Richard Perle, Neocon and Key Architect to Bush’s Iraq War – “It is victory or holocaust.”

The following information is taken from: Sourcewatch and Right Web. Sourcewatch excerpts: … The following year [1981] he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Defense in the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan. During the presidential campaign of George W. Bush, Perle … Continue reading

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Bush’s Administration – Neocons Everywhere According to Bush and Rumsfeld

At the end of my last posting, I listed four neocons that are closely linked to the philosophy of Leo Strauss and the Bush II. Here they are again: Irving Kristol, devoted follower of Leo Strauss, godfather of neoconservatives, a … 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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Government by the Party, for the Party, and of the Party – Part 1a, The House that Newt Built

As I said in Failed Single Party Nations of the Past – Where Are We Going Now?, “Nations run by a single party (political, army or dictatorship) tend to become intensely nationalistic, racist, militaristic and imperialistic. They are supported by … 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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Unitary Presidency, Dysfunctional Congress and Judicial Petitions – Is It to Late to Stop the Redacting of the Constitution?

This blog began over concerns about where the political powers of this country are taking us. As this blog has grown, my concern grew further as I learned how the two political parties had become more polarized over the last … Continue reading

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