Tag Archive for Hypocrisy

More OC Supes hypocrisy: Do as we say, not as we do

Jennifer Muir over at Total Buzz reports that the OC Board of Supervisors has decided to join in a lawsuit against the State of California to reclaim the redevelopment funds the State took from local governments to fund education. County to sue state to reclaim redevelopment cash Orange County plans to join a group of…

Help Defeat the Mark Sanford of California

On Thursday evening the National Republicans held a fundraiser for Ken “Sanford” Calvert (CA 44) with the goal of raising $100k for him.  It’s part of their new Patriot Program which is supporting 10 Republican incumbents across the country they think will be vulnerable in 2010. They’re fundraising like crazy to try to hang on…

Why People Are Leaving the GOP in Droves

Arlen Specter left for strategic political reasons. Some folks have left to jump on the Obama bandwagon. Some are leaving because of the Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin debacles. But others are leaving out of pure shame. Today, North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx said, in a speech on the floor of the House, that the…

Ken Calvert: Putting Politics Before People

Not to be outdone by Bobby Jindal, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA 44) has prepared his own response to the State of the Union Address. You can read the whole thing here, but I want to call your attention to a few points. Most of the piece is about the President’s mortgage relief plans. Calvert says “The…

The Palin Special Olympics

I know that our posts over the last few days have focused a great deal on McCain’s VP choice Sarah Palin. I promise we’ll find some other stuff to cover eventually. But you’ve got to admit the Palin choice is giving us a lot of material to work with. -Chris This clip from The Daily…

Wasilla Sunday School

The Right-wingers over at Red County and Flash Report just couldn’t get enough of flap the Obama campaign faced over his pastor Jeremiah Wright’s statements in Church. As I recall the media played the clip over and over again of Wright shouting “God Damn America!” In a Total Buzz post in March 2008, Dan Chmielewski…