Category Archives: Ethics

Outreach: The Washington Racial Slurs Sue 5 Native Americans for Being Offended

Not only has the Washington football team filed a lawsuit against the five Native Americans who took their case to the Patent and Trademark Office board, their reason for doing so is simply breathtaking in its audacity. The team, which … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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LePage Demands Nurse Kaci Hickox, Who Already Tested Negative, Take Another Test

As we’ve been over several times, the nurse temporarily imprisoned by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tested negative for the Ebola virus and has displayed no symptoms. Maine Governor Paul LePage said yesterday that he would ask the court for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Maine Gov. LePage Wants to Imprison Nurse Kaci Hickox, Again

While nurse Kaci Hickox has never been symptomatic and, in fact, tested negative for the Ebola virus, she was temporarily imprisoned in a tent by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Now that Hickox has returned to Maine, Governor Paul LePage … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Desperate Republicans Using Dead People to Attack Shaheen

The Republican party of New Hampshire is apparently so desperate they’re digging up quotes from the dead to attack Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D). The state party submitted an op-ed written by deceased former House Speaker Marshall Cobleigh. “As is usual … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Murray Energy CEO Bob Murray Wastes Employee Money, Fires Them When He Can’t

Four weeks ago a former employee of Murray Energy filed a lawsuit against CEO Bob Murray because he fired her after she refused to make political donations as instructed by him. “Not only did Mr. Murray name candidates and specify … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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All Obama’s Fault All The Time

Without a hint of irony, Jim Geraghty of The National Review writes that the ultimate lesson of the Obama presidency is that “accountability if for suckers.” Geraghty didn’t merely blame the president for the NFL’s ongoing scandals; he blames the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Parenting Classes With Sean Hannity

Fox News and hate radio host Sean Hannity is offering advice for current and expecting parents. What is his advice? Tell your kids that being gay is wrong and whip them if they don’t listen. During his radio show yesterday, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Murray Energy CEO Bob Murray is a Documented Piece of Shit

The Charleston Gazette reports that a preparation plant foreman has filed a lawsuit against Murray Energy, alleging that she was fired because she didn’t follow CEO Bob Murray’s instructions on campaign contributions. During her time working for Murray, and continuing … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Fearmongers Over Ebola, Cuts Ebola Funding Request

In America’s latest display of stunning dissonance, House Republicans are planning to provide less than half of what White House requested to fight Ebola. According to a source familiar with the negotiations, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) agreed … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Honesty: Obama is Always Wrong Even When He’s Right

Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA) tells The New York Times that even though “a lot of people” don’t actually care what happens in Iraq, the Republican party will find a way to attack President Obama over the strategy for combating ISIS … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Failing at Life

Erick Erickson doesn’t mean to be ugly but, if you have a job and you’re paid less than he is, you’re probably a failure. “The minimum wage is mostly people who failed at life and high school kids,” Erickson said. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rand Paul’s Double-Speak on Racial Injustice

As you may recall Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) wrote an op-ed two weeks ago denouncing the militarization of the police and unequal justice. And while I predicted that he would walk his comments back within a day, ultimately it took … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Mike Ditka is a Clueless Asshole

While I would and have said that hiring the likes of Frank Luntz, Lanny Davis, George “Macaca Allen,” and Ari Fleischer to defend the Washington football team’s name is a bad idea, Dan Snyder clearly could have done worse by … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Paul Ryan Says Don’t Prejudge Ferguson But He Already Has

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) appeared on Fox & Friends today and said that politicians shouldn’t try to capitalize on or prejudge the situation in Ferguson “The first thing I do is don’t try to capitalize on this … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Dan Snyder’s Outreach Campaign Continues

You can’t make this shit up. Washington football team owner Dan Snyder’s outreach program, the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, has solicited artwork from a Native American tribe in New Mexico that proudly depicts the Redskins logo. That’s enough of … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rand Paul Stands for Everything and for Nothing

There’s some truth to what Rand Paul told the New York Times this week about same-sex marriage and conservative red states, but once again Rand son of Ron demonstrates that he stands for everything and for nothing. “If you tell … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Charles Koch: People on Food Stamps are Dependent Addicts, Have No Work Ethic

I don’t need to explain why comparing a poor person on food stamps to a drug addict is wrong and offensive, but that’s what Charles Koch did last night in an op-ed for USA Today just before citing Martin Luther … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rand Paul Opens Mouth, Reveals He’s Clueless

Over the weekend the Obamas said that they would like to see their daughters work minimum wage jobs so that they would understand “what most folks go through every single day.” That seems reasonable to most people, but Rand Paul … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Darrell Issa is a Lying Liar

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and his colleagues have long contended that the Obama administration gave a “stand down” order to the military during the attack on the American embassy in Benghazi, but full transcripts from interviews conducted by … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Priorities

House Republicans are so concerned about the plight of veterans they’re planning to spend more money on the Select Solyndra IRS Committee to Investigate the Benghazi ACORN Birth Certificate than they are the Veterans Committee, among other things. Committee on … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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