Tag Archives: Fearmongering

Question

Am I the only one that thinks we’re about to do something foolish to Iran? The fearmongering reminds me of 2002 in the run up to the Iraq invasion.

Obama fearmongering?

The newest rightwing meme is that Obama is engaged in Bush’esque fearmongering while pushing for the economic stimulus bill that’s likely to pass the Senate tomorrow. What’s at issue are statements like this from Obama: A failure to act and act now will turn crisis into a catastrophe and guarantee a longer recession, a less […]

Bush likens 64% of Israelis to Nazi appeasers

President George W. Bush addressing the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem on Thursday, May 15, 2008: Some seem to believe that we should negotiate with the terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along. We have heard this foolish delusion before. As Nazi tanks crossed into Poland […]

Republicans terrorizing America

ter·ror·ism     (t?r’?-r?z’?m) n.      The unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons. Watch this actual advertisement from House Republicans: Astoundingly pathetic isn’t it? Check out this satirical […]

Bush: Fearmongering for more power

(Update below) “Who would have guessed that after 235 years, the fate of America, its ability to survive as a Nation, would depend on giving license to AT&T and Verizon to break the law without being sued by their customers in court?” — Glenn Greenwald Ever since September 11, 2001, our President has repeatedly used […]