Tag Archive for Hypocrisy

This is Support for the Troops?

After five years of bumper stickers and magnets on cars proclaiming support for our troops, reality has begun to rear its ugly head. Yes, it is ugly. For lo these five years, the right wing – who still controls the White House agenda as well as the results of what comes out of the Democratic-majority…

Cindy McCain: Recipe Plagiarist

HT to Wonkette.com  For every Democratic presidential candidate’s flap, comes an equal flap from the McCain camp.  Senator Barack Obama lifted portions of his friend Duvall Patrick’s speech (Patrick being the Governor of Massachusetts) and his wife Michelle was heavily criticized for comments she made about how her husband’s campaign equated to her sense of…

Chuck DeVore and Tom Harman Support Higher Taxes*

*If you are a part of a gay/lesbian couple…. And Heather Pritchard inspired this post ;)  Today is Tax Day, and if you just happen to be part of a Gay/Lesbian couple, you’re paying more taxes than your straight/married counterparts.  Why?  Gays and Lesbians cannot take advantage of the marriage deduction and routinely pay more in taxes…

Bush should go to the Olympics in China, he’ll fit right in.

An April 12th, while the media was obsessing over whether or not Barack Obama dissed rural voters, the Bush administration released a secret memo authored by the Department of Justice (DOJ) asserting that President Bush has unlimited power to order brutal interrogations to extract information from detainees was declassified today as a result of an American…

Register Commentary: Schroeder is Off His Game

I’m in San Francisco on business this week, so blogging time is very limited. But I do want to call attention to Steve Greenhut’s column in today’s Commentary section. Click here to read the commentary and tell Steve what you thought: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/cook-mayor-court-2012502-political-schroeder. What I particularly like in both Steve’s commentary and in Marty Wisckol’s Total…

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

There is an extraordinary Total Buzz post from Marty Wisckol that ran yesterday featuring an interview with GOP leader Mike Schroeder regarding the outcome of the failed Debbie Cook lawsuit. Marty referred to criticism of Schroeder but other Republicans and Mike seemed to lose it. see what Marty wrote after the flip: