Archive for October, 2012

PolitiFact or PolitiFiction?

Posted: October 25, 2012 by GeeOhPeeved in Uncategorized

So, on Facebook today (odd how often I use social networking sites despite my dislike for them) I made a post saying that Politifact only being unbiased if one is willing to ignore…well, pretty much everything.

Politifact, unbiased? Sure, only if you ignore what they say, and ignore their habit of selective adherence to their own standards.

A friend of mine took issue with this.  We’ve argued a bit before on political matters, and I’ve often taken issue with his claims to impartiality (to be sure, I’m a conservative, and everything I say is from that perspective).  I believe he took particular issue with that post because he has in the past used his reliance on PolitiFact as evidence of his unbiased view.  This was my response:

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I keep hearing about how conservatives are trying to restrict women’s rights.  What I haven’t heard is a single legitimate argument supporting this claim.  Whenever it comes up, liberals and pseudo-feminists go on at length about two main things: abortion and birth control.

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Romney vs. Obama, Round 1

Posted: October 7, 2012 by GeeOhPeeved in Uncategorized
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While I could wish that the questions were a bit tougher, or that it was more rigidly structured, I suppose I’m satisfied with this debate if for no other reason than the solid “W” Mitt walked away with.  To read the transcript for yourself, head over here.

Romney: You’ve been president four years. You said you’d cut the deficit in half. It’s now four years later. We still have trillion-dollar deficits. The CBO says we’ll have a trillion-dollar deficit each of the next four years.

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