Tag: Hypocrisy

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California Legislature Refuses to Unionize Its own Employees

Columnist Dan Walters of Calmatters.org notes Wednesday that the California State Legislature has once again exempted itself from a rule that it imposes on everyone else — this time, allowing its workers to join unions.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Katie Couric attends Under the Gun NY Premiere Event With Katie Couric & Stephanie Soechtig on May 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for EPIX)

Dutch Media Mock Katie Couric for Skating Snafu

The Dutch media are mocking NBC Olympics commentator Katie Couric for suggesting Friday that speed-skaters from the Netherlands are racking up medals because speed-skating is an “important mode of transport” in their country.

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Barack Obama to Prince Harry: Hashtags Don’t Bring About Change

Former President Barack Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry in a BBC 4 interview that hashtags alone do not bring about social change. The Obama administration was notorious for using hashtags in lieu of actual diplomacy or military action to address urgent problems.

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Al Franken Falls on His Sword So the Party Can Attack Donald Trump

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced his intention Thursday to resign from the Senate amidst accusations of sexual misconduct — but managed to take a parting shot at Presidential Donald Trump and Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore.

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Democrats Flew at Taxpayer Expense and Almost Nobody Cared

The media and the Democrats are in a frenzy over flights that Trump administration officials have taken on military or private jets, and billed to the taxpayer. Yet they showed almost no concern whatsoever when President Barack Obama’s Cabinet appointees, and other leading Democrats, took expensive military flights for personal reasons.

Anti-fascist counter-protesters wait outside Emancipation Park to hurl insults as white nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the 'alt-right' are forced out after the 'Unite the Right' rally was declared an unlawful gathering August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. After clashes with anti-fascist protesters and police the rally was declared an …

UC Berkeley Poll: 53% of California Democrats Oppose Free Speech

A new poll conducted by the University of California Berkeley reveals that a majority of California Democrats oppose the First Amendment right of freedom of speech and assembly, at least as it applies to extreme right-wing groups. A plurality (46%) of all Californians feels the same way.

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California AG Claims Rescinding DACA is Unconstitutional

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who has vowed to lead the so-called “Resistance” to Trump, claimed that the president’s decision to rescind DACA Tuesday was unconstitutional — though he did not explain why.

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The Attack on ‘Whataboutism’ Is a Defense of Hypocrisy

President Donald Trump’s opponents have learned a new word: “whataboutism.” Democrats and NeverTrump Republicans alike have embraced the term as a weapon against anyone who objects to the double standards that are routinely applied by Trump’s critics in the mainstream media.

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UCLA Prof: I Would Play for North Korea, But Ban Dennis Prager

UCLA professor Andrew Apter, a violinist in the Santa Monica Symphony, appeared on the Dennis Prager Show Monday to defend his call for musicians and members of the community to boycott a concert where Prager will be guest conducting the orchestra.

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John McCain Voted Against Bipartisanship, Not for It

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said his vote Friday against “skinny repeal” of Obamacare was a vote for bipartisanship. In fact, it was the opposite, rewarding Democrats for passing Obamacare without working with Republicans in the first place.

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California Democrats Want Data on Lobbyists’ Race, Sexual Orientation

Democrats in the California state legislature are asking lobbyists to provide data on the race, gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation of their firms’ employees — while the state refuses to give voter data to President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission.

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Mainstream Media Propaganda, from Khalidi Tape to ‘Nut Job’

The pattern is the same, from the Khalidi tape to the “nut job” story. For the elite mainstream media, when it comes to protecting Democrats or attacking Republicans, there are no journalistic standards, no ethics, and no shame.

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United Nations Elects Saudi Arabia to Women’s Rights Commission

The United Nations Economic and Social Council voted late last week to place Saudi Arabia on the Commission on the Status of Women for a four-year term beginning in 2018, despite that country’s appalling record on the treatment of women.

WATCH: Students Support Religious Freedom for Muslims, Not Christians

WATCH: Students Support Religious Freedom for Muslims, Not Christians

Several students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison admit that Muslims should not be forced by law to do business with Christians. Those same students, however, had a hard time agreeing that Christians or conservative Americans have the right to decline work that conflicts with their conscience or religion.

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All 100 Senators Contacted Russian Government This Week

On Monday — two days before the Washington Post broke the highly scandalous story that Sessions had met the Russian ambassador twice in the course of his duties — every single United States Senator had formal contact with the Russian government.

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#NeverthelessShePersisted: Nguyen Emerges as Answer to Warren

Democrats removed State Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) from the floor of the legislature after she dared to criticize the late State Sen. Tom Hayden, a liberal icon, for his opposition to the Vietnam War. Now, the Los Angeles Times‘ Christine Mai-Duc