Tag Archives: Hypocrisy

House GOP Demands More Spending…

…for deportations. House Republicans have formally rejected spending levels sought by President Obama that would have cut the Department of Homeland Security’s budget by 3 percent. Why? Because we need to keep the brown people out. “This bill rejects the … Continue reading
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Rand Paul: I Didn’t Say That Thing I Said

Rand Paul was against the use of drones before he was for the use of drones, but now he’s against them again. Or something. In a statement released Wednesday, Paul said that his comments left a “mistaken impression” of his … Continue reading
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Is Rand Paul Still Your Hero?

Watch Rand Paul agree with Eric Holder less than 24 hours after his 13 hour filibuster. On what constitutes an imminent threat: “Anybody bringing a weapon to a place, assembling a weapon, using a weapon…” What Eric Holder has enunciated, … Continue reading
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Rep. Diane Black: Let’s Discuss Gun Violence “Intelligently” By Blaming Music and Games

Representative Diane Black (R-TN) says we should discuss the issue of gun violence “intelligently,” and by that she means blaming video games and that damn rock n’ roll. BLACK: I want to make sure that we’re looking at this issue … Continue reading
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Lacking Self-Awareness, John McCain Accuses Someone of Being Unqualified

Two weeks ago Senator John McCain said he would not join the filibuster of Chuck Hagel’s confirmation as Secretary of Defense, but on the following day he broke his pledge and joined the Republican party’s filibuster anyway. Fast forward to … Continue reading
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Indescribable Hypocrisy

This is not only grossly hypocritical, it’s also cowardly. A major Catholic health provider has successfully dismantled a wrongful death lawsuit brought against it by arguing — in defiance of its own long-held doctrine — that a dead fetus is … Continue reading

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“Divisive and Distracting”

As you’re probably aware, President Obama nominated Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense today. And predictably, the Republicans have reacted by contradicting every nice thing they’ve said about Hagel in the past. Bill Kristol once proposed that Hagel be nominated … Continue reading

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Demanding Answers

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is reportedly planning to use a procedural move to force a vote on lower-income tax cuts in the House.

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Legends of the Fault

Jon Stewart reminds us why John McCain and Lindsey Graham are grotesque hypocrites.

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The Gross Hypocrisy of John McCain and Lindsey Graham

Ambassador Susan Rice sat down with Senators John McBitter, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte today to assuage their concerns, but apparently this gesture, which she was not obligated to make, has been spit back in her face. After originally accusing … Continue reading

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Devolution

TPM on Rep. Scott DesJarlais’ “evolution” on abortion. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN), the former physician turned anti-abortion Tennessee Republican congressman, says he hadn’t given abortion as much thought as he “should have” when he supported his first wife’s decisions to … Continue reading

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Shocker: Abortions Decline As Contraception Use Increases

Shocking perhaps no one, and sending the perpetually frustrated anti-choice Right into a bout of non-soul-searching, new data released by the government this week shows that abortions have fallen five percent while at the same time use of contraception has … Continue reading

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McCain Skips Benghazi Briefing. Complains About Lack of Information.

While John McCain was busy picking fights with President Obama and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice yesterday, his Senate colleagues were receiving a briefing on the very information McCain is demanding more of. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has been the leading … Continue reading

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Dinesh D’Souza is a Horrible Person

That’s right, wingers. The man behind your beloved faux documentary, 2016, which portrays a depressed America in the wake of a second term for President Obama, is a terrible, bad person. Not only does D’Souza peddle racism and ginned up … Continue reading

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Pointing Fingers

A common theme among the Romney campaign, and during the vice presidential debate, has been to point fingers at the Obama administration for supposedly bungling both the preparation for and the response to the attack on the American embassy in … Continue reading

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Darrell Issa Goes On Another Witch Hunt

House Oversight Chairman Darrell “Witch Hunt” Issa is back and this time he’s investigating the lack of security at the American embassy in Libya. But there’s something he isn’t telling you. A Special Forces soldier, a former U.S. security officer … Continue reading

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Paging Rick Scott

Earlier this week it was revealed that a firm hired by the RNC was producing fraudulent voter registration in Florida, but what was previously limited to an isolated incident in Palm Beach County has now spread to 10 counties according … Continue reading

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House GOP Wants to Give You Welfare for Nothing

Did you hear President Obama wants to give you welfare for nothing? Apparently the Republicans do too! House Republicans passed a bill in the Education & Workforce committee in June that would effectively end work requirements. The legislation — H.R. … Continue reading

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Moment of Derp

Congress, and more specifically the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, brings use today’s Moment of Derp. via The Hill The House passed legislation Friday afternoon that would curtail a Department of Energy (DOE) loan guarantee program that backed a $535 million … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan Hates Obamacare. But He Requested Money From It.

via Lee Fang at The Nation On December 10, 2010, Ryan penned a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services to recommend a grant application for the Kenosha Community Health Center, Inc to develop a new facility in … Continue reading

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