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Hypocrisy

Rush Limbaugh -- Sluts, Prostitutes or Just a Pack of Lies?

Juliet Jeske | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Juliet Jeske

Rush Limbaugh might have finally gone too far. Attacking half of the adult population directly is not always the best game plan for winning over converts to his cause.

Obama Administration Called Out for Hypocrisy Over Whistleblower Prosecutions

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

The Obama Administration has brandished the Espionage Act in six cases to prosecute leaks of classified information to the media, compared to just three such cases in all previous administrations.

Romney: The Quantum Candidate

Spencer Critchley | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

From physicists at the University of New South Wales and Purdue University, via the New York Times, comes news of dramatic progress: The group of phy...

Newt Gingrich, Self-Victimization, and the Politics of Personal Responsibility

John Becker | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
John Becker

Newt's ego is so monumental that once he could no longer conceal his affair, he had the temerity to demand in all seriousness that his wife "share" him with his mistress.

Jay-Z Reminds Me of Republicans

Adia Colar | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Adia Colar

The more people need things to be personal to them in order for them to do "the right thing" -- whatever that is -- the more skewed our world is.

Maine's Gov. LePage: The Latest Example of GOP Self-Loathing

Pat LaMarche | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

He's just one of many Republicans who has risen to power while kicking to the curb those who are just like him.

Testosterone Kings: Herman Cain, DSK, and the Dirty Dawg Defense

Mark Matousek | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Mark Matousek

Our society operates on the unspoken principle that biology is destiny. We tell ourselves that men just can't help it. We convince ourselves that the dominant male hormone is to be blamed -- not men themselves.

Newt: The Story of a Real Boy Who Became a Puppet

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Schmock

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Republicans Channel Their Inner David Cronenberg

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Republicans have shown they don't care if they're hypocrites. Or if they lie. Or about apologizing when they do. Instead, they double-down and tell you it wasn't meant to be a factual statement.

The H.Y.P.O.C.R.I.S.Y. Act: Making Politicians Mean What They Say, or Else...

Scott Baker | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Scott Baker

Recently, the Huffington Post reported that: "A Freedom of Information Act request filed by The Huffington Post with three separate federal agencies ...

Hypocrisy, Vice-Presidential Style

Andrea Lyon | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

In the process of promoting his book, former Vice President Dick Cheney has said that he supports waterboarding of suspects, just as long as they are ...

Why Conservatives Spend More on Cyber Porn

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home
Nigel Barber

However much conservatives trumpet their sexual morality, they are not better than the rest of us. Indeed, the evidence suggests they are slightly worse.

To Catch A Sinner -- Chris Hansen And The Spectacle Of Moral Transgression

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 09.05.2011 | Religion
G. Elijah Dann

It turns out, moral failure is part of Hansen's character too. And it seems that those who like to make a living out of displaying the failure of others might be tempting the gods.

What Is the Fourth of July to Me?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Famed 19th Century abolitionist and fighter for racial justice Frederick Douglass thundered in a speech "What is the Fourth of July to Me." Douglass a...

Christian Group Calls On Vitter To Resign, Defend Against Weiner Hypocrisy

Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion

By Jonathan Tilove c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The president of the Christian conservative Family Policy Network sent Sen. Davi...

Sexual Hypocrisy and Democratic Weakness: Just Another Day in the USA

Darren Hutchinson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Darren Hutchinson

Lacking anything better over which to obsess, the rapidly declining U.S. media created a faux scandal that forced Anthony Weiner to resign.

If They're Helping People, Does It Really Matter If They Don't Practice What They Preach?

Holly Sidell | Posted 08.16.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I got forwarded an email this morning from a friend of mine who was excited to share a daily email of self-help/spiritual inspiration he gets. The sec...

A Rabbi's Letter To Rep. Weiner

Rabbi Irwin Kula | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Irwin Kula

Yes, you made a stupid mistake and then you lied, which made something stupid much worse, but our reaction says much more about us than you.

Friday Talking Points [168] -- Zombie Attack!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Now all Americans can breathe a huge sigh of relief because the Centers for Disease Control just posted instructions so we can all adequately prepare for "Zombie Armageddon."

I'm With Arnold

Stanley Bing | Posted 07.20.2011 | Entertainment
Stanley Bing

I'm probably the only one around who feels this way, but I'm getting pretty sick of people being busted for sexual indiscretions with another consenting adult and then being forced to bend themselves into pretzels to cover up the mistake.

Breathtaking Republican Hypocrisy on Medicare

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To be sure, Republicans have always been against the concept of Medicare. But hypocrisy entered into the discourse last year, when they attempted to position themselves as the ones who were going to "save Medicare."

Friday Talking Points [161] -- April Fools

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To clarify that title: when you pull a prank on this particular day, you're supposed to reveal yourself as the prankster by yelling "April Fools!" (or...

Ensign Scandal Reminds Us of the Double Standard Placed on Gays and Lesbians

Rupert Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rupert Russell

My issue here is not that we do not prosecute our politicians adequately but the double standard that is placed on heterosexual and homosexual relationships.

UN's Failure on Libya Exposes Its Hypocrisy on Human Rights

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Elsner

Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's murderous assault on his own people has exposed the United Nation's total lack of credibility when dealing with international human rights.

Berlusconi Sex Scandal Awkward For Vatican

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY -- No major Western European leader in recent years has been a more stalwart ally of the Roman...