The right’s sham Christianity: How an attack on John Kasich exposes the fraud

Salon Ohio’s GOP governor was the darling of the right — until he sought to help poor people, in the name of Christ Could Republican Gov. John Kasich run for president? According to the Washington Post, he’s poised to, and he certainly seems to be among the better options out there, with the other obvious… More The right’s sham Christianity: How an attack on John Kasich exposes the fraud

Reporters Rank Very Low in Gallup Honesty/Ethics Poll, Slightly Ahead of Congress

Mediaite Americans don’t trust reporters much more than they trust Congress. Surprise surprise: people hate the media and their elected officials. That’s one of the key takeaways froma new Gallup poll on certain professions and how much people associate them with honesty and ethics. And reporters rank very low on the list, slightly above Congress and… More Reporters Rank Very Low in Gallup Honesty/Ethics Poll, Slightly Ahead of Congress

The Koch Brothers Are Spending Millions to Deny Poor Americans Healthcare

I’ll never understand the logic of billionaires using every mechanism possible to keep working poor Americans “in their place” by making every effort to destroy ObamaCare. PoliticusUSA One should be wary of assigning the word evil to another human being because it means they are profoundly immoral and guilty of not conforming to conduct established as consistent… More The Koch Brothers Are Spending Millions to Deny Poor Americans Healthcare

Wall Street Executives Believe Employees Need To Engage In Illegal Behavior To Succeed

So it looks like those guys will be doing “business as usual” (circa 2000-2008) with impunity.  Back in 2008 the outgoing Bush administration deemed the several large banks involved in the crash too big to fail.  Yet, the strongest of those banks have gobbled up the weaker banks and now the three or four major… More Wall Street Executives Believe Employees Need To Engage In Illegal Behavior To Succeed

Clarence Thomas Assailed For Alleged Ethical Lapses By More House Dems

It’s about time that more than just liberal bloggers and Anthony Weiner are noticing Justice Clarence Thomas’ ethics issues… The Huffington Post Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) is turning up the heat on Justice Clarence Thomas based on new information that builds upon previous reports of his alleged ethical lapses. In late September, Slaughter had sent a letter to… More Clarence Thomas Assailed For Alleged Ethical Lapses By More House Dems

Criminal Behavior: Throw Clarence Thomas Off the Bench

Bill Clinton was impeached—and subsequently disbarred—for defending his false statements about his affair with Monica Lewinsky with an excuse that wasn’t as incredible as the one Thomas is now employing. The Daily Beast – By Paul Campos The Supreme Court justice broke the law by not disclosing his wife’s $700K think-tank payday. Paul Campos on Clarence… More Criminal Behavior: Throw Clarence Thomas Off the Bench

All You Need To Know

   The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.                         John Kenneth Galbraith     THE JACK CLARK COROLLARY Everything the right-wing does is designed to accomplish one of two things, either: (a) transfer wealth from everyone else to the… More All You Need To Know

Think you’ve read the worst about foreclosures? Read this

McClatchy MIAMI — All she wanted was $50,000 from the equity in her house to help pay the bills while looking for a job in nursing. What Imogene Hall got was a brutal lesson in the sometimes shady ways of the mortgage industry. It’s a lesson learned by untold numbers of homeowners in Florida, epicenter of… More Think you’ve read the worst about foreclosures? Read this

Ethics Panel Says House Should Censure Charlie Rangel

There’s either one of two scenarios here that prevented the ethics panel from tossing Rangel out, totally: 1)  They felt sorry for the 80 year old congressman from Harlem based on his longevity in the House or 2) So many Congressmen and Senators are in bed with so many “special interests” that just censuring Rangel… More Ethics Panel Says House Should Censure Charlie Rangel

Ethics cases raise racial questions

Politico The politically charged decisions by veteran Democratic Reps. Charles Rangel of New York and Maxine Waters of California to force public trials by the House ethics committee are raising questions about race and whether black lawmakers face more scrutiny over allegations of ethical or criminal wrongdoing than their white colleagues. The controversy over the… More Ethics cases raise racial questions