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Open Thread: Bots And Prayers!

Please keep them in your #BotsAndPrayers ????#TwitterLockOut #TwitterPurge #Resist pic.twitter.com/GtqoMmdb28 — scha·den·freu·de (@BlisterPearl) February 22, 2018 In case you missed the great Trolling Green Massacre, details are here. Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Domenique Dumont

I wish I could fill you in a bit about Domenique Dumont but it's a bit of a mystery. I can tell you though the music is a soundtrack for a secret beach yet to be discovered. What are you listening to tonight?

NRA's Website Still Hosts '10 Reasons To Own An AR-15'

Noting Mr. David Brooks capitulating to the soft-testicled carriers of weapons of mass murder, and got it into my head to visit the NRA's website. Under the heading "Trending on NRA Publications" was a link to an article "10 ReasonsShow More Summary

What Do The Latest Mueller Indictments Mean? Twitter Speculates

[embed eid="28234" /] "But what does it all mean?" Has Trump offered them pardons? Did Gates change his mind about cooperating with Mueller? Inquiring minds want to know! (Read the indictments) BOOM x 32! 32, count 'em, 32 counts of Tax Evasion, Money Launderin' and Bank Fraud. Show More Summary

Robert Mueller Files Money Laundering And Tax Evasion Indictments Against Manafort And Gates

Apparently Rick Gates is not being as cooperative as we thought. Either there has been some discussion of pardons or he is a very, very stupid man. I am not sure which, but whatever the case, Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed serious...Show More Summary

Watch These Parkland Kids Shred NRA Talking Points: 'Our Message Is Never Again'

After noting that the NRA is quite shrill today at CPAC because they are terrified of the students who are standing up to them, Katy Tur brought a couple of them on for an extended interview. Watch them. They're passionate, but calm....Show More Summary

WH Spox Raj Shah Can't Decide If He Has Or Will Ask Trump About Stormy Daniels Payoff

Today's White House press briefing was a combination of infuriating, lying wonkery, outright lies, and one moment of amusement. Rather than amplify the lies, I've chosen to bring you the amusing moment when ABC correspondent Jon Karl...Show More Summary

WATCH: Seb Gorka Physically Threatens Reporter At CPAC

NOTE: Seb Gorka says the F-word in this post/video. Use your best judgment at work. Gee, Seb Gorka confirms everything I already thought about him. He's a bully, and there are very good reasons why he was ousted from the White House as an impossible case when it comes to getting a security clearance. Show More Summary

GOP Congresswoman Claims 'Most Mass Murderers Often End Up Being Democrats'

Claudia Tenney looks nice enough in her photo, doesn't she? A nice young mom, former Marine, and total unhinged wingnut. After Trump's State of the Union address, Tenney called Democrats "un-American" and also that they "don't love their...Show More Summary

We Are Resisting So Much More Than Just Trump

A popular narrative today is that we live in a country which is deeply divided. And the Democratic Party, we are told, is nearly as split as the nation itself. But chatter in the press and social media may overlook some fundamental points...Show More Summary

Princeton Prof: 'It Took Some Certain Kinds Of People To Die For Us To Get This Question On The Table'

It was a very powerful segment. Stephanie Ruhle argued it would be "a genius move for the NRA to say 'Let's give a crumb,' we all have made a decision about what the NRA is. If they gave something, the rest of the world would sort of be dumbfounded." "This is about money. Show More Summary

Rep. Ted Deutsch: 'You Bet' I Want To Ban Assault Weapons

At last night's CNN Town Hall, Jake Tapper introduced Gabriel Edenbaum. "He hid in a closet until the SWAT team arrived. Gabriel has a question," he said. "Why can a 19-year-old with mental health issues and other problems walk into a gun store and buy a gun and ammunition, when his mom called the cops on him 39 times?" Edenbaum asked. Rep. Show More Summary

Late Night Hosts Step Up To Provide The Moral Leadership Trump Won't

[embed eid="28217" /] This is weird, right? That there's such a moral vacuum at the top in America that light-night comedians feel compelled to step up and fill it? I have to think this makes a difference, though. Maybe some of it is...Show More Summary

Limbaugh: The Damn Women's Libbers Shot All Those Kids In Florida

Conservatives have a lot of scapegoats for the shooting in Parkland, Florida -- inadequate mental health screening, video games, an FBI failure, or maybe they just think the whole thing was a hoax staged by crisis actors. How can Rush...Show More Summary

Bonkers AC360 Debate Features Stupid Jack Kingston Tricks And 'The Lucky Sperm Club' (VIDEO)

CNN's tranquil little discussion about Jared Kushner, nepotism, and security clearances fell right off the track Tuesday night, First, we had Jeff Toobin just calling it straight out of the gate, which should have ended any question about whether Jared Kushner should remain in the White House after his security clearance was denied. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Caption This 'Mike Pence Holding A Rocket' Photo!

Mike Pence visiting NASA right now: "Whoa, whoa, whoa. Mother wouldn't like this. Not. One. Bit." pic.twitter.com/P7ap6BXLcz — Jamie O'Grady (@JamieOGrady) February 21, 2018 Here's a sample: "Find a man who looks at you the way Mike Pence looks at this giant model rocket." h/t Logan, open thread (and caption that) below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Pink Floyd

It was on this day, February 21st, in 1967 that Syd Barrett and the Pink Floyd started their first sessions at London's EMI Studios for their debut album Pipers At The Gates of Dawn. The first song they worked on was Matilda Mother. What are you listening to tonight?

Parkland School Shooting Survivor Challenges Rubio To Reject NRA Money At CNN Town Hall

CNN is hosting a truly powerful Town Hall tonight to address the horrific shooting in at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. One of the students, Cameron Kasky, came right out and asked Marco Rubio the million dollar question: Will...Show More Summary

Rubio Tells Parent: We Can't Pass Assault Weapons Ban Unless It's Perfect

Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime was gunned down in her Florida high school, held himself together admirably to confront Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at the CNN town hall tonight. GUTTENBERG: Senator Rubio, I just listened to your opening, and thank you. Show More Summary

Florida Lawmaker Opposes AR-15 Ban But Says He Supports Parkland Students By Wearing A Ribbon

Republican Florida state Rep. Matt Caldwell insisted on Wednesday that he supported the students who survived the mass shooting in Parkland even though he opposes banning military-style assault weapons and has called to end gun-freeShow More Summary

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