Tag Archive for Republican Hypocrisy

The Hypocrisy of Allan Mansoor on Campaign Finance Reform

Assemblyman Allan Mansoor

Assemblymember Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), elected in 2010, has so far made a career out of demonizing workers and attacking workers’ rights. From collective bargaining to pensions, Mansoor never saw a cherished worker right he didn’t hate. Last year, he even took time to honor anti-union Midwest legislators, whom he calls “courageous” and with whom he stands “in solidarity.”

Van Tran’s Inconvenient Truth

Van Tran sent out a funny attack email against Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez today. Highlighting an article by the Orange County Register’s Martin Wisckol about congressional constituant mailings Trans campaign quoted from the article: Republican opponent Van Tran’s campaign has taken a broad swing at her for the franked mailings. Mailings by Sanchez this year include…

U.S. and Russia Sign Arms Reduction Treaty

Last week, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a historic treaty to reduce nuclear arms between the two superpowers. Fringe commentators like Jack Kelly are already digging at his heels making the ludicrous claim that, “before he [Obama] drives us into bankruptcy, he might get us all killed.” However, some more reasonable Republicans have endorsed the measure.

Rachel Maddow on GOP Hypocrisy on Stimulus

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5E3vDO5eYRw[/youtube] It’s easy to trigger multiple comments on my Facebook page and my friends list; simply post something positive about President Obama and the Stimulus package or post something negative about TeaPartiers.  Then site back and watch the comments fly, especially from old high school chums from New York. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow goes one better. …

Obama Wins Nobel Prize for Diplomacy

From the LATimes: President Obama, who has pledged to place diplomacy ahead of confrontation and reached out to a skeptical world with offers of mutual understanding, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for what the committee called “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” Obama is only the third sitting…

“OUTRAGE” Premiere Tonight in Santa Ana

Santa Ana, CA — The Harvey Milk Stonewall Democrats of Orange County and ECCO are hosting a screening OUTRAGE, Friday night at the South Coast Village Regency 3 Theater,  1561 W. Sunflower Avenue, Santa Ana, CA. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rja6cqlCsEg&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Emilkoc%2Eorg%2FNews%2FEntries%2F2009%2F5%2F17%5FOutrage%5Fthe%5FMovie%5FOpens%5FSoon%5Fin%5FSoCal%2521%5Ffiles%2Fwidget1%5Fmarkup%2Ehtml&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] From Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Kirby Dick (This Film Is Not Yet Rated) comes OUTRAGE, a searing indictment…