Archive for the ‘Hypocrisy’ Category

It’s so delightful to watch Republican apologists desperately try each daily controversy that emanates from the Palin/McCain campaign. Powerline dutifully trots out the talking points it has been issued: The last 24 hours have been consumed by a media feeding frenzy over the fact that the Republican National Committee spent approximately $150,000 on clothes and […]


Nobel Prize? According to those geniuses at Powerline, it’s not that big of a deal: In the case of the Nobel Prize, the money must be welcome. But as honors go, a Nobel Prize in anything relating to public policy is not much more meaningful than praise from the Daily Kos. There you have it […]


While I empathize with the personal hardships many of them have to endure that motivate them to this advocacy, I cannot fathom how they would misplace that energy into a movement so selfishly motivated, intellectually dishonest, and socially destructive that all but guarantees that others will also feel the sting of tragedy. The continuing disregard […]


I just want to keep this nugget handy: The “surge” of troops to Iraq has produced the signal foreign policy success of George Bush’s second term. Some other nuggets: There are a number of possible reasons why our government’s actions after September 11 may have made us safer. Overthrowing the Taliban and depriving al Qaeda […]


The Carpetbagger lambasts the hilarious FISA talking points from the White House. “MYTH: The future security of our country does not depend on whether Congress provides liability protection for companies being sued for billions of dollars only because they are believed to have assisted the Government in defending America after the 9/11 attacks. FACT: Without […]


As always, Glenn Greenwald nails the epidemic hypocrisy of dead-ender wingnuts square on the head: “Those who disparage wars fought by the U.S. military Mohammed are threatened with violence. Those who organize protests against the U.S. Government publish anti-Islamic cartoons have fatwas issued against them, threatening their welfare. Any public dissent from sacred military orthodoxies […]


What the F?

21Jan08

CNN: “These women face a unique dilemma: Should they vote their race, or should they vote their gender?” The media’s horse race fascination that has completely overlooked the merits of each candidate’s policy proposals for the litany of problems facing this nation has now been reduced to blatant card playing: if you’re a woman, you […]