Tag Archive for Hypocrisy

Thought-Provoking Documentary on Gays and the Church Now Showing in Irvine

While conservatives own talk radio, liberals own documentaries and in Irvine, we’re fortunate to have theater owners recognize there is an audience for this medium.   For the tolerance crowd, Irvine has some wonderful options for seeing thought provoking documentaries.   IN Woodbridge, the Edwards Westpark 8 has joined the University Cinema in showing documentaries, independent films and…

Paul Krugman on Conservatives

From Today’s NY Times.  Mr. Krugman does a great job exposing empathy of conservative Republicans. Conservatives Are Such Jokers  By PAUL KRUGMAN In 1960, John F. Kennedy, who had been shocked by the hunger he saw in West Virginia, made the fight against hunger a theme of his presidential campaign. After his election he created…

Bush Vetos Health Insurance for Children

and drives more nails in the GOP coffin for 2008.  HT the New York Times and AP: Bush Vetoes Child Health Plan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: October 3, 2007 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush cast a quiet veto Wednesday against a politically attractive expansion of children’s health insurance, triggering a struggle with the Democratic-controlled…

Gay Marriage, Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions

Commenters on this blog certainly know their history in regards to the tradition of marriage, per my post “Fatherly advice.” I was on FactCheck.org recently and found this string that I think is helpful to the debate on gay marriage. FactCheck.org is a non-partisan site and even Dick Cheney referred to it in his debate…

Greenhut Gas: 9-20-07

Apparently this is the week for hypocrisy in Orange County; go figure, It all has something to do with Supervisor John Moorlach. Yesterday Steven Greenhut over on Orange Punch blog blew off some gas about the leaked analysis of Moorlach’s proposed legal challenge to the 2002 increase in Deputy Sheriff pension benefit rates. In one…

Moorlach you spiked your Pension, get over it.

Yesterday, in my post While we were sleeping… I referenced the OCRegister story by Peggy Lowe about the Board of Supervisor’s spiking their pension benefits. Orange Juice and OCBlog posted Supervisor Moorlach’s passionate plea about how much they deserved the increases in extra compensation they granted themselves at the end of July.  Moorlach challenged some…