Archive for the ‘Hypocrisy’ Category

June 18th, 2023 - 4:35 pm § in Biden, Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

Biden crimes vs. Trump crimes

If I tell an FBI agent somebody told me a “source” has audio recordings of Joe Biden taking a $5 million bribe, the agent will write it down on a form called an FD-1023. Now substitute an unnamed whistleblower who can’t be located for “I” and you’ve got the grand [...]

June 16th, 2023 - 7:10 pm § in Hypocrisy, News Media, Republicans

Fox talking head’s stunning flag hypocrisy

This is Pride Week, and the Biden White House is flying a Pride flag. When I read this, I knew Republicans would be triggered. Boy, ever! A Fox banshee shrieked (here), “It is a flagrant violation of U.S. Flag code 7 E, to have the US flag not at a higher point and centered”! Harry […][...]

June 14th, 2023 - 12:01 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Republicans

The strange case of Mr. Pho

Nghia Pho (photo, left), a software developer, went to work for the NSA in 2005. Mr. Pho held security clearances, and received training in the handling of classified materials. In a press release here, the Department of Justice said, “The privilege of working for the U.S. Intelligence Community r[...]

May 11th, 2023 - 8:22 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

GOP candidate floats 25 voting age

GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy (photo, left) “wants to raise the voting age to 25 or require ‘civic duty’ stipulations for younger voters,” Mediaite reported on May 11, 2023 (read story here). By that he means people between 18-25 either have to serve in the milit[...]

May 8th, 2023 - 12:47 am § in Biden, Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

GOP senator calls student debt relief “a handout to the wealthy”

Attention struggling student borrowers, according to a GOP senator who wants to be president, you’re a rich deadbeat. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), who plans to seek the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, called student loan relief a “handout to the wealthy.” (See story here.) When he was[...]

April 14th, 2023 - 12:11 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

Term limits for thee, but not for me

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is sponsoring a bill that would limit U.S. senators to two 6-year terms (read story here). Except him. Under his bill, Cruz, 52, would have to retire in January 2036, when he’s 66. By then, he’ll have served five 6-year terms in the Senate. Term limits are a favorite[...]

March 27th, 2023 - 3:58 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

GOP tale of disenfranchised veteran is fake news

I’m for fair, accurate, and transparent elections, and protecting the right to vote; and I have nothing against losing candidates pursuing legal remedies in the courts to straighten out election frauds, irregularities, or mistakes. But when the facts aren’t on your side, you lose. A GOP [...]

March 18th, 2023 - 9:10 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Racism, Republicans, Schools & Colleges

Republican wants kids to go hungry

Whether it’s to force them into dirty, dangerous, low-paying jobs (presumably including elderly and disabled people, mothers with young children, and schoolkids, because that’s who government food assistance goes to), or racism (do you see any white faces in the photo of a food bank line[...]

March 11th, 2023 - 10:58 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Republicans

Lauren Boebert, 36, a grandmother

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), 36, got knocked up in high school and dropped out. She wouldn’t get her GED until 16 years later, just months before the voters of western Colorado elected her to Congress. Well, now her son (photo, left) is 17 and a high school senior, too. Following in his mother&[...]

March 5th, 2023 - 5:51 pm § in America, Biden, China, Democrats, Donald Trump, Economics, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, News Media, Politics, Republicans, Russia

Fact-checking Trump’s CPAC lies

Journalist, pesky creatures they are, like to fact-check political speeches. CNN says Trump delivered a “doozy” at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington D.C. on Saturday, March 4, 2023 (see story here). By now, his M.O. is familiar: Portray America as a post-a[...]