August 16, 2022

Raskin: GOP ‘Operates Like an Authoritarian Political-Religious Cult’

Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In” that former President Donald Trump had “only consolidated his control” over the Republican Party, which now operates like “an authoritarian political-religious cult.” Anchor Chris Hayes said, “There are hundreds of elected Republicans across the states and a relatively small amount that were actively plotting along…

Joy Reid mocks Ron DeSantis for touting freedom in Florida, calls the state ‘authoritarian’

Media top headlines January 12 In media news today, Ted Cruz slams a podium after a reporter asked a question about masks, a Washington Post columnist says it’s time to make life a ‘living hell’ for the unvaccinated, and USA Today gets torched for promoting a ‘complicated’ study on pedophilia. MSNBC’s Joy Reid, host of […]

CNN’s Stelter: FNC’s Hannity’s ‘Dark, Dire Language Is Fundamentally Authoritarian’

CNN host Brian Stelter said Sunday on his show “Reliable Sources” that Fox News host Sean Hannity is spouting “authoritarian” rhetoric on his nightly program. Stelter said, “To understand why so many Republicans have abandoned democracy, to see why so many believe the big lie, to get why so many are trying to rewrite voting…

Google Thinks Trump Is An Authoritarian – Yet Google Is Helping The Chinese Government Target Its Own Citizens.

In prior posts, we have highlighted the fact that Google is biased against conservatives. It has also now been shown that most of the people who work for Google are far left and would smear President Trump as an authoritarian threat to American freedom. And yet, all of this is happening as Google is being […]

The Muslim Authoritarian Mentality.

For thousands of years, Arabs lived in an authoritarian paternalistic culture.  There was always a headman, a chief, a dictator, or a know-it-all who had the answers or resources who had to be followed and obeyed.  This “follower mentality” had great heuristic value.  It freed the masses from the often arduous task of thinking for themselves, taking responsibility, and […]

Ted Cruz’s Fight to Protect the Internet From Authoritarian Regimes

The Obama administration’s decision to give up U.S. control of regulating the internet is likely illegal, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said. “The Obama administration does not have the authorization from Congress,” Cruz said Thursday, speaking at a Heritage Foundation event on internet freedom. “And yet they are endeavoring to give away this valuable, critical property. […]

Obama’s olive branches are lifelines for authoritarian regimes

At the heart of President Obama’s foreign policy is a long bet: that American engagement with previously shunned regimes will, over time, lead to their liberalization, without the need for either a messy domestic revolution or a bloody U.S. use of force. By definition, it will be years before we know whether the policy works. […]

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