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    Outgoing Governor Bob Taft who pled guilty to four misdemeanors while in office left town with a 7 approval rating that s not a typo Blackwell entered the last week of the campaign down 30 in some polls So while the GOP still had control of the electoral machinery here in 2006 the public tide against them was simply too great to hold back even through the advanced art and science of modern Rovian election theft In traditional electoral terms that may also be the case in 2008 Should things proceed as they are now it s hard to imagine any Republican candidate going into the election within striking distance The potential variations are many but the graffiti on the wall is clear What s also clear is that this administration has a deep profound and uncompromised contempt for democracy for the rule of law and for the US Constitution When George W Bush went on the record twice as saying he has nothing against dictatorship as long as he can be dictator it was a clear and present policy statement Who really believes this crew will walk quietly away from power They have the motivation the money and the method for doing away with the electoral process altogether So why wouldn t they The groundwork for dismissal of both the legislative and judicial branch has been carefully laid The litany is well known but worth a very partial listing The continuation of the drug war and the Patriot Act Homeland Security Act and other dictatorial laws prompted by the 9 11 2001 terror attacks have decimated the Bill of Rights and shredded the traditional American right to due process of law freedom from official surveillance arbitrary violence and far more The current Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has not backed away from his announcement to Congress that the Constitution does not guarantee habeas corpus The administration continues to act on the assumption that it can arrest anyone at any time and hold them without notification or trial for as long as it wants The establishment of the Homeland Security Agency has given it additional hardware to decimate the basic human rights of our citizenry Under the guise of dealing with the immigration problem large concentration camps are under construction around the US The administration has endorsed and is exercising its right to employ torture contrary to the Eighth Amendment and to a wide range of international treaties which Gonzales has labeled quaint With more than 200 signing statements the administration acts on its belief that the unitary executive trumps the power of the legislative branch in any instance it chooses This belief has been further enforced with the administration s use of a wide range of precedent setting arguments to keep its functionaries from testifying before Congress There is much more In all instances the 109th Congress and the public have rolled over without significant resistance Most crucial now are Presidential Directive 51 Executive Orders 13303 13315 13350 13364 13422

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    Outgoing Governor Bob Taft who pled guilty to four misdemeanors while in office left town with a 7 approval rating that s not a typo Blackwell entered the last week of the campaign down 30 in some polls So while the GOP still had control of the electoral machinery here in 2006 the public tide against them was simply too great to hold back even through the advanced art and science of modern Rovian election theft In traditional electoral terms that may also be the case in 2008 Should things proceed as they are now it s hard to imagine any Republican candidate going into the election within striking distance The potential variations are many but the graffiti on the wall is clear What s also clear is that this administration has a deep profound and uncompromised contempt for democracy for the rule of law and for the US Constitution When George W Bush went on the record twice as saying he has nothing against dictatorship as long as he can be dictator it was a clear and present policy statement Who really believes this crew will walk quietly away from power They have the motivation the money and the method for doing away with the electoral process altogether So why wouldn t they The groundwork for dismissal of both the legislative and judicial branch has been carefully laid The litany is well known but worth a very partial listing The continuation of the drug war and the Patriot Act Homeland Security Act and other dictatorial laws prompted by the 9 11 2001 terror attacks have decimated the Bill of Rights and shredded the traditional American right to due process of law freedom from official surveillance arbitrary violence and far more The current Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has not backed away from his announcement to Congress that the Constitution does not guarantee habeas corpus The administration continues to act on the assumption that it can arrest anyone at any time and hold them without notification or trial for as long as it wants The establishment of the Homeland Security Agency has given it additional hardware to decimate the basic human rights of our citizenry Under the guise of dealing with the immigration problem large concentration camps are under construction around the US The administration has endorsed and is exercising its right to employ torture contrary to the Eighth Amendment and to a wide range of international treaties which Gonzales has labeled quaint With more than 200 signing statements the administration acts on its belief that the unitary executive trumps the power of the legislative branch in any instance it chooses This belief has been further enforced with the administration s use of a wide range of precedent setting arguments to keep its functionaries from testifying before Congress There is much more In all instances the 109th Congress and the public have rolled over without significant resistance Most crucial now are Presidential Directive 51 Executive Orders 13303 13315 13350 13364 13422

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    fascist regimes This page is a collection of news articles dating from the start of the Bush presidency divided into topics relating to each of the 14 points of fascism Further analysis of American Fascism done by the Project for the Old American Century can be read here http www oldamericancentury org 14pts htm Your YEA vote has been counted laws executive orders directives resistance achievements reports resources and materials

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    fascist regimes This page is a collection of news articles dating from the start of the Bush presidency divided into topics relating to each of the 14 points of fascism Further analysis of American Fascism done by the Project for the Old American Century can be read here http www oldamericancentury org 14pts htm You have already voted on this article laws executive orders directives resistance achievements reports resources and

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    on condition of anonymity in a teleconference with reporters reiterated the administration s position that it was invoking the so called state secrets privilege in arguing that the 9th U S Circuit Court of Appeals must dismiss the cases because they threaten to expose information authorities say is essential to the nation s security The case cannot be litigated in light of the national security interest involved one official said The officials spoke on the condition that their names would not be published because they said it was the government s protocol not to comment on pending litigation The Bush administration has invoked the state secrets defense often from spy cases and patent disputes to employment discrimination litigation Still two judges have ruled recently that the defense does not apply in two lawsuits challenging Bush s surveillance program President Bush acknowledged in 2005 that the government was eavesdropping without warrants on communications in the United States as long as one of the parties to the communication was suspected of terrorism and outside the United States On Wednesday the government will urge the San Francisco based appeals court to dismiss the case on grounds that the case could expose state secrets the justice department officials said In our view those claims should always be dismissed a senior administration official said A year from now a director of national intelligence looking at all of the same information may not make the same determination The official added These are legal principals not simply being made up by the executive The officials also said that the lawsuits should also be tossed because the plaintiffs have no direct proof they were spied on We cannot confirm or deny whether or not that s true one of the officials said Earlier this month Congress sanctioned warrantless

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    on condition of anonymity in a teleconference with reporters reiterated the administration s position that it was invoking the so called state secrets privilege in arguing that the 9th U S Circuit Court of Appeals must dismiss the cases because they threaten to expose information authorities say is essential to the nation s security The case cannot be litigated in light of the national security interest involved one official said The officials spoke on the condition that their names would not be published because they said it was the government s protocol not to comment on pending litigation The Bush administration has invoked the state secrets defense often from spy cases and patent disputes to employment discrimination litigation Still two judges have ruled recently that the defense does not apply in two lawsuits challenging Bush s surveillance program President Bush acknowledged in 2005 that the government was eavesdropping without warrants on communications in the United States as long as one of the parties to the communication was suspected of terrorism and outside the United States On Wednesday the government will urge the San Francisco based appeals court to dismiss the case on grounds that the case could expose state secrets the justice department officials said In our view those claims should always be dismissed a senior administration official said A year from now a director of national intelligence looking at all of the same information may not make the same determination The official added These are legal principals not simply being made up by the executive The officials also said that the lawsuits should also be tossed because the plaintiffs have no direct proof they were spied on We cannot confirm or deny whether or not that s true one of the officials said Earlier this month Congress sanctioned warrantless

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    a compelling case that the masked men at the SPP protest in Montebello QC last week were in fact police agent provocateurs which Canadian police now admit is accurate The true protesters quickly figured out who they were and the bizarre behavior of the supposed anarchists shuffling toward not away from the police line once suspicions about their identities were made the discussion one seems to behaving with police before they were apprehended and of course the amazing coincidence of the fact that these anarchists and the police happen to be wearing identical boots right down to the tread patterns and company logo make any other conclusion difficult to make This is what your government and the Canadian government thinks of you It has no respect for democratic institutions It is happy to create the false impression that protesters are violent so that the crack down on that violence further consolidates their power You are not a citizen You are a subject At least in their eyes more on the story http ottawa indymedia org en 2007 08 5383 shtml Your YEA vote has been counted laws executive orders directives resistance achievements reports resources and materials a v galleries search

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    compelling case that the masked men at the SPP protest in Montebello QC last week were in fact police agent provocateurs which Canadian police now admit is accurate The true protesters quickly figured out who they were and the bizarre behavior of the supposed anarchists shuffling toward not away from the police line once suspicions about their identities were made the discussion one seems to behaving with police before they were apprehended and of course the amazing coincidence of the fact that these anarchists and the police happen to be wearing identical boots right down to the tread patterns and company logo make any other conclusion difficult to make This is what your government and the Canadian government thinks of you It has no respect for democratic institutions It is happy to create the false impression that protesters are violent so that the crack down on that violence further consolidates their power You are not a citizen You are a subject At least in their eyes more on the story http ottawa indymedia org en 2007 08 5383 shtml You have already voted on this article laws executive orders directives resistance achievements reports resources and materials a v galleries search

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