Posts Tagged ‘Dishonest Politicians’

May 13th, 2024 - 2:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Kristi Noem caught in 2nd false boast

George Santos isn’t the only Republican who embellishes his resume. Politicians writing books (actually, having one ghostwritten) is a common practice. The books can make a lot of money, but mainly they serve as campaign posters, drawing attention to a politician seeking a promotion. Typically[...]

November 26th, 2022 - 2:02 pm § in Republicans

GOP is sloppy with facts again

The GOP never fact-checks anything. However nice a sentiment this may be, George Washington didn’t say it. (Read story here.) Does it matter? For substance, no; but in principle, yes. A college professor or journalist can’t get away with misattributing sources. We’re forced to hold[...]

October 19th, 2021 - 12:57 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Republicans: Endlessly dishonest, even about Colin Powell’s death

Colin Powell, storied general and political naïf, died Monday, October 18, 2021. Accolades poured in, but people also remember how he swallowed the George W. Bush administration’s lies about Iraqi WMDs that never existed, which permanently damaged his reputation. And now, in death, he’s[...]

September 26th, 2015 - 12:40 pm § in America

Getting Stuff From The John Birch Society


April 22nd, 2015 - 8:48 am § in Misc.

Pork and Corruption

Disclosure Of Junkets By Congress Members The House Ethics Committee has quietly done away with the requirement that lawmakers disclose their all-expense-paid trips on annual financial forms, National…[...]