Category Archives: Ethics

John McCain Wants Benghazi Conspiracy Theorist Lindsey Graham to Run for President, And Other News

If Lindsey Graham knows what’s good for the rest of us, he’ll listen to his longtime buddy John McCain and throw his hat into the presidential ring. “I think he is looking at it, and I am strongly encouraging him … Continue reading

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Darrell Issa Has Time for One Last Fake Scandal

Grand Inquisitor Darrell Issa only has a limited amount of time left as the chairman of the Oversight Committee, but he intends to spend it on one last fake scandal. Darrell Issa is diving into “Grubergate” — a conniption centered … 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 Krugman Says What He Got Wrong

Here’s something you don’t see every day: an economist talking about the things they got wrong. via Business Insider Just once I’d like to see a conservative economist admit that the Ryan Budget and Republican economic philosophy is hogwash. Tried, … 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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House GOP Find Last Sad Man Willing to Take Their Case

Two other law firms have already dropped out of the House Republicans’ lawsuit against the president because they were embarrassed by it, but insufferable scold Jonathan Turley says the House “had me at hello.” via TPM “It is a great … 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 Continue reading Continue reading

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It’s Good to Be The King

According to a study from Cambridge Judge Business School, one reason CEO pay is always increasing is because they hire special consultants to tell them that they need higher pay. The largest American companies routinely hire executive pay consultants “as … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scott Walker Pushes Unconstitutional Drug Testing for Food Stamps

The practice of drug-testing recipients of public assistance has been found unconstitutional on multiple occasions in other states, but Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is planning to push for such a policy during the next legislative session. This is more than … 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 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 Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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A History of Lying

The Associated Press reported yesterday that the flight restrictions placed over the town of Ferguson, Missouri during protests in August was not a response to gunfire as authorities originally claimed. According to audio recordings obtained by the Associated Press through … 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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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 Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading 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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