Showing posts with label hypocrisy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label hypocrisy. Show all posts

Thomas Sowell: Supreme Hypocrisy

Politics as usual.  If there is one thing that is bipartisan in Washington, it is brazen hypocrisy. Currently there is much indignation being expressed by Democrats because the Republican-controlled Senate refuses to hold confirmation hearings on President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Justice Antonin ... MORE

Gun Control Politician Sent To Prison For Gun Trafficking

Hypocrisy taken to new level.      A federal judge sentenced former California state senator Leland Yee on Wednesday to five years in prison after he acknowledged in a plea deal that he accepted thousands of dollars in bribes and discussed helping an undercover FBI agent buy automatic weapons from the Philippines. Senior District Court Judge    ... MORE

Mary Ramirez: I’m Done Apologizing For Being White

And you should be too.   I’ve often been told I have no right to write about race. I’ve also been told that I pompously “think I have a right” to write about race just because I married a Mexican. And you know what? Often I find myself second guessing nine-tenths of what I say because, undoubtedly I’ll say something that someone somewhere will     ... MORE

Jackie Mason Says That If Michael Bloomberg Is Serious About Gun Control, He Should Disarm His 12 Bodyguards

by Awr Hawkins.   Comic Jackie Mason says that if Michael Bloomberg is serious about gun control, he should disarm the 12 bodyguards who hedge in his every move. Otherwise, Bloomberg is just a hypocrite benefiting from the safety of a wall of guns, while calling for Americans to forfeit the safety that guns could bring to them and their      ... MORE

Political Correctness Nightmare: An NAACP Leader Uses F-Word To Apologize For Using T-Word After N-Word Meet

by Olaf Ekberg.      The NAACP’s mission of political correctness and equality careened off the rails this week when a local president complimented a TV reporters breasts during an interview. Don Harris, the president of the Maricopa County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, had just finished an event  ... MORE

Governments Want To Ban FanDuel And DraftKings, Yet Lotteries Are Among The Worst Ripoffs In Gambling

by A. Barton Hinkle.   More incandescent hypocrisy from the ruling class. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) did New York a huge favor earlier this month when he declared fantasy sports leagues a form of illegal gambling and ordered two of their principal organizers, DraftKings and FanDuel, to stop taking bets from state residents. ... MORE

Here’s How Rand Paul Wins The Next GOP Debate

by Josh Guckert.  The last few weeks have been excellent for the Rand Paul campaign. After being left for dead by numerous media outlets,  Paul has experienced new-found momentum, polling in the top five both nationally and in Iowa. He has energized thousands of college students through Students for Rand, and is gaining exposure which he had  ... MORE

Deirdre Reilly: Pope Francis, Tear Down this Wall!

Unlike Vatican City, the pope preaches open borders for U.S. Pope Francis urged a policy of open borders and open arms to immigrants in his speech to Congress Thursday, telling lawmakers not to worry about the numbers of refugees seeking refuge on foreign shores. Apparently, the pope forgot about the fortress he lives in, with an impenetrable ... MORE

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Rachelle Peterson: Divesting From Free Speech

Environmentalists shut down debate on campus.     Students campaigning to get universities to divest from fossil fuels are in two minds about free speech. They want it for themselves, but don’t seem keen on free speech for their opponents. The divestment movement didn’t invent free-speech hypocrisy, but divestment activists offer a range of  ... MORE

Anti-Pot Hard-Liner Chris Christie Admits The Drug War Is A 'Failure,' Even Though He More Or Less Wants To Restart It

by Matt Ferner.  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said on Monday that the war on drugs has been a "failure" -- even though he has vowed to enact a federal crackdown on marijuana, a substance that has been a primary target of the drug war for decades. "This is a disease and the war on drugs has been a failure -- well-intentioned, but a failure," Christie  ... MORE

Jacob Sullum: Suspended Cops Say Video Of Them Eating Marijuana Edibles During a Raid Violated Their Privacy

A classic cop-out. Remember the Santa Ana, California, cops who were caught on video munching on what seem to be cannabis-infused chocolate bars after raiding an unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary in May? The Orange County Register reports that three officers who were suspended after the incident are trying to stop the Santa Ana Police    ... MORE

Political Correctness On Parade: Walmart Store Bakes Man An ISIS Cake After Refusing To Ice Confederate Flag Design

by Sophie Jane Evans.  Walmart has been forced to apologize after it apparently agreed to bake an ISIS-themed cake for a Louisiana customer - just a day after refusing to create a Confederate battle flag cake for him. Chuck Netzhammer submitted a request for a cake featuring a photo of the Confederate flag, with the slogan 'Heritage Not Hate' printed  ... MORE

H A Goodman: Jon Stewart and Jimmy Fallon Have A Point: Why Not Ask the NSA To Produce Hillary Clinton's Emails?

Big Brother has every one of them. Political attacks against Hillary Clinton often times make for good comedy, which is why during this Daily Show segment, Jon Stewart asks the following questions: "Don't we have a facility in Utah that collects all of our emails, anyway, solving the whole archive problem?" he asked. "Can't you just ask them, or they   ... MORE

Matt Agorist: Good Samaritan Saves Woman’s Life After Overpowering The Cop Who Was Trying to Kill Her

Protection from predators just his day job.     Louis Mossey was driving down a county highway when the car in front of him unexpectedly swerved off the road and hit a tractor in a John Deer store parking lot. He had no idea what he was about to witness. When Mossey gets out of the vehicle to check on the wellbeing of the occupants in the     ... MORE

4 Members of Congress Put Their Hands Up in Solidarity With Protesters But 0 Voted to Limit Police Militarization

by Ed Krayewski.   Symbolism without subbstance. Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. Protests over the shooting yielded a militarized response from police. Renewed protests continued in October and again after a grand jury declined to indict Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Brown.  ... MORE