Liberal Hypocrisy

Conservative Talking Points is continuously amazed at the hypocrisy in the way our liberal leaders talk compared to the way they walk.  They make law and policy for us, but they constantly exempt themselves from those boundaries and guidelines.


Hypocrite Politicians

·        Nancy Pelosi accepted the Cesar Chavez Award from the United Farmworkers Unions, yet she refuses to employ non-UFW workers on her Napa Valley Vineyard. (Source: ABC News – Nov 2006)

·        Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) voted numerous times against voter ID legislation in both 2005 and 2006 but for his August 2009 Town Hall meeting on health care reform in Houston he required all attendees to show their drivers license at the door. (Source: - Aug 2009)

·       Global warming alarmist and former Vice President Al Gore is constantly badgering American citizens to reduce their so-called "carbon footprint', when he has a annual utility bill of $30,000 for his 20-room home and pool house consuming nearly 221,000 kilowatt-hours in 2006.  That is more than 20 times the national average of 10,656 kilowatt-hours.  (Source: ABC News - Feb 2007)

·        Senator Barack Obama as a senator voted to fund the Iraq War and Senator Hillary Clinton gave the president authority to wage that war, but a couple of years later they were both hitting hard on Bush saying they were against it.  (Source: Boston Globe - Feb 2008)

·       Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) once said, "After a decade of economic prosperity, the moral question remains: if we can't address the persistent economic divide in our nation today, when can we?"  She later demanded a complete row of seats to herself on a Continental flight from Washington to Houston.  (Source: The Hill - Sep 2003)


Limousine Liberal Celebrities

·       Remember when anti-gun queen Rosie O'Donnell said in 1999, "I don't care if you want to hunt, I don't care if you think it's your right. I say 'Sorry.' it's 1999. We have had enough as a nation. You are not allowed to own a gun, and if you do own a gun I think you should go to prison."?  Well, turns out her own bodyguard “Kroll” got his concealed weapon permit in 2000 from the Greenwich Police Department.  (Source: People Magazine - Jun 2000)

·        Madonna harps on everyone else to be more green and save the planet, but the CO2 produced from the travel of her private flights on her latest "Confessions" tour exceeded 440 tons.  This is 44 times the average CO2 emitted by an individual of 10 tons per year.  (Source: Private Jets Magazine - Sep 2008)

·       Barbra Streisand fussed at Americans for not drying their clothes outside on lines, but on her 2005 UK tour she demanded 120 bath-sized towels, used 13 tractor-trailers, four vans, 14 buses for the crew, and one limousine for herself. (Source: Private Jets Magazine - Sep 2008)


Liberal Activist Groups

·       Remember that so-called glorious day with the inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009? Over 130 tons of trash were removed from the National Mall and all of it thrown on the ground by liberals who squeal about protecting the environment. (Source: Washington Post – Jan 2009)

·       Animal Rights groups chant and splash blood on fur-wearing people but they are not only silent on the rights of unborn humans, they are also strongly pro-abortion. Save the whale - Kill the Child. Of 531 people surveyed in a CSS report, 46% who agreed with the animal rights statement supported abortion as opposed to 44% of individuals who disagreed with the animal rights question (Source: General Social Survey - 1993)

·       Founding member of the anti-gun Million Mom March, Barbara Graham was convicted of "trying to avenge her son's death by shooting a young man she blamed for the killing." (Source: Washington Post - Feb 2001)

·        Carl Rowan, who wrote numerous columns advocating strict gun control for the Washington Post, in 1988 with an unlicensed handgun shot and wounded an intruder who had trespassed on his property in Washington DC. (Source: Washington Post - Sep 2000)