Category Archives: Hypocrisy

wherein lamentations point out silliness of earthlings

Of Owls and Black Babies

I keep threatening to write a book about what I have referred to as “Luxury Politics”. These would be the politics of a leisurely society whose comfort and lack of immediacy enable it to call “Sacred” things that are profane. … Continue reading

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Spokestool Jay Carney: Asking To See Obama’s Plan is a GOP Talking Point

Or alternatively, he doesn’t want to put it out there because it will become “politically charged”; so says the man who’s boss has threatened to veto the Boehner plan, draped himself in the mantle of Reagan by misappropriating one of … Continue reading

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Senior Banking Officials Confirm That O!ministration’s Talk of Default is Blatant Fearmongering

Because through back channels the administration is going out of their way to assure banks that a default just isn’t happening. From Charles Gasparino at Fox Business: While officials from the Obama Administration raised their rhetoric over the weekend about … Continue reading

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Is The President a Pathalogical Liar?

To which I respond all of the usual and customary replies to any uber obvious question; is the Pope Catholic?  Does a bear, well, you know… The Washington Times’ James Curl: In the weird world that is Washington, men and … Continue reading

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Did Obama Just Take Ownership of the Debt Ceiling Debacle?

If WaPo’s ersatz “conservative” Jen Rubin’s reportage is correct then it would appear he indeed has: A Republican aide e-mails me: “The Speaker, Sen. Reid and Sen. McConnell all agreed on the general framework of a two-part plan. A short-term … Continue reading

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Just a reminder: None of the Senate Democrats Voted to Raise the Debt Ceiling in 2006

Not a single one; many of whom are still in the Senate…  It was a strict party line vote…From the Senate’s website: Grouped By Vote Position YEAs —52 Alexander (R-TN) Allard (R-CO) Allen (R-VA) Bennett (R-UT) Bond (R-MO) Brownback (R-KS) … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan brings Obama’s spending history up to date

Alternate headlines: “Timelines of a spending spree”, or, “$4 trillion later; how we got here from there”.  But Paul Ryan calls it what it is, “A Brief History of President Obama’s Fiscal Record”; though in my opinion he left out … Continue reading

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Congress is making it difficult to raise debt limit because they’re racists

Oh no, she di’int…Oh yes, she did; she’s playing the Race Card™ : “I do not understand what I think is the maligning and maliciousness [toward] this president,” said Jackson Lee, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. “Why is … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton questions the patriotism of Libya war critics

No really, she goes there ; U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is questioning the priorities of lawmakers criticizing the U.S. intervention in Libya. She’s asking bluntly, “Whose side are you on?” Which prompts AllahP to ask, “What’s next, … Continue reading

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How Not To Shore Up A Budget

I’m going to go out on a limb here and assume that NYC schools are suffering from budget issues.  If not, they might find themselves doing so soon.  I have to admit, I’m generally inclined to think they should be … Continue reading

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