Tag Archives: You’re on your own

Tracking the Growth of American Authoritarianism

“Can There Really Be Fascist People In A Democracy?”
Fascism in America

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

 

Progressive Facts Are Lost on CWCs, But Biconceptuals Can Understand

Communicating a progressive worldview requires telling a story and countering the “Nobel Lies,” or beliefs, from the CWCs (conservatives without conscience) with facts. For progressives to win back the “biconceptuals,” who are typically referred to as “independents” and recently supported … Continue reading

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Progressives Want Protection not Just from WMDs, but PMDs and LMDs

(This article is dedicated to the former Libertarian in our software development team who just retired and has provided the seed for other postings.) To what extent should the government protect its citizens? Conservatives without Conscience (CWCs), including Libertarians, want … Continue reading

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Two Worldviews – A History, Two Ideal Family Models and The Role of Empathy

In my article on November 12, 2008, I discussed the need to build a progressive empathetic foundation to at least match if not surpass the well developed and obesely funded conservative single-party foundation that brought us torture, preemptive war and … Continue reading

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Caring as a National Policy – What Empathy Can Bring Back to America

The talk of change is all around. We are seeing its potential in the transition from one president to the next. Hopefully, this is just the beginning of change that will rekindle the ideas of our founding fathers and their … Continue reading

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Turning Point – From Exposing the “Conservatives Without Conscience” Single-party State to an Empathetic State

The primary effort of this blog, with the help of John Dean, Robert Altemeyer, Shadia Drury, Philip Zimbardo and many others, has been about our close call with becoming a single-party state under the likes of Karl Rove, Dick Cheney, … Continue reading

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“You’re On Your Own” with John and Sarah

Senator Obama made the following during his acceptance speech on August 28, 2008: For over two decades, he’s [John McCain] subscribed to that old, discredited Republican philosophy – give more and more to those with the most and hope that … Continue reading

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