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Catholic Group Releases 'Not Alone,' For Homophobes

I've got to admit I thought it was parody when I first saw it too, of Dan Savage's 'It Gets Better' LBGT campaign. Since it came out on youtube it has now spawned several parodies of itself, including this alternate version, though the...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Finds A Horse's Head In His Bed

The donor class just sent a memo about Scott Walker to Maggie Haberman and Jonathan Martin of The New York Times. Haberman and Martin got the Times to publish it virtually unedited: Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin spent months persuading...Show More Summary

Fox Yakker: Overtime Pay Is Just A 'Giveaway'

So that we're clear, let it be stated for the record that Fox News does not believe in overtime pay or a minimum wage because workers are just a bunch of leeches who are always wanting more. Except Fox News also thinks people who don't work are leeches too, so I guess that means Fox News just prefers indentured servitude or something worse. Show More Summary

A Rare Human Moment On The Campaign Trail -- From A Republican

I was skeptical about this clip of Lindsey Graham talking about Joe Biden. Skeptical, that is, until I watched it. I don't think there's any doubt that his tears were genuine, his emotion heartfelt. "He's the nicest person I think I've...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Emptywheel: What Iraqi casualties? Slacktivist: Scenes from the class war. First Draft: Chris Christie throws his ego in the ring. Unqualified Offerings: Tachyonic signals from 2016. Mike the Mad Biologist: A Ferguson effect? This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

Jon Stewart Slams Trump Apologists For Making Light Of His Racist Remarks About Mexicans

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart got one last shot in at GOP presidential clown car member Donald Trump before taking a two week break for the summer. Stewart has already been having a field day with Trump all week, and wasn't about to let...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention

I always thought this tune stood out among Frank's earlier material, especially within the context of the album. Weasels Ripped My Flesh is full of heaviness and dissonance, but this is a really pretty track in the middle of it all.Show More Summary

Undeterred, Boehner Presses Forward With ACA Lawsuit Against Administration

Reach back to this time last year, when House Republicans voted unanimously to move ahead with John Boehner's lawsuit against the administration for "overreach." Originally it was supposed to attack the Administration for Obama's immigration...Show More Summary

Dylann Roof's Sister Asks For Donations To Cover New Wedding Day

Amber Roof deserves some sympathy, for sure. Her brother destroyed her wedding day, and she took the step of calling authorities when she recognized his face on the surveillance video. Amber Roof is not a villain in the story of the Charleston shootings. Show More Summary

See Rand Paul Run

It's funny how many times Senator Rand Paul finds himself running away when the top of immigration reform pops up. Rep. Steve King, one of the most xenophobic Republicans in Congress, recently defended Donald Trump's anti-Mexican rants...Show More Summary

The Hillary Clinton Email Scandal That Wasn't

Trey Gowdy and conservatives around the country have been trying to find any dirt they can on Hillary Clinton and it's finally become an embarrassment. The latest non-story occurred when a plethora of Clinton emails were released and...Show More Summary

Oh And By The Way, Jim Webb Is Running For President

Here, you can read his announcement here. Or you can read this: Jim Webb, the former Virginia senator and Reagan-era secretary of the Navy, announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, bringing his antiwar credentials to the field in what many consider a long-shot campaign for the presidency. Mr. Show More Summary

Monica Crowley Thinks Trump Is Great For Republicans

I guess it's gotten pretty bleak for Republicans when the Fox News blonde du jour enthusiastically backs the GOP Candidate that said, 'Well somebody's doing the raping.' Fox's morning program, America's Newsroom, co-hosted by Bill Hemmer,...Show More Summary

KY County Clerk Takes Bold Stand Against All Marriages

Casey Davis is a County Clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Not only does he refuse to issue them, he won't quit his job either so someone who isn't so squeamish about doing what they swore to do can get the job done. And boy howdy, are the excuses stupid. Show More Summary

Have Some Terror With That Hot Dog

I guess it's about time for another one. It's time we got back to the things like mattered -- like more surveillance: MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are asking Americans to remain vigilant to the threat...Show More Summary

Can You Die Of Schadenfreude Overdose?

We have a Republican attorney general in Texas who goes by the name of Ken Paxton. We might be seeing that change soon as he will be known as Stinky Dwayne’s Cellmate. The criminal investigation against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton...Show More Summary

ProTip For Chris Matthews: Scott Walker IS The Right Wing

During a segment on Hardball Wednesday, Chris Matthews ran a series of right-wing freakout statements about President Obama's decision to reopen the embassy in Cuba. The Rubio/Cruz statements were predictable, Jeb Bush's statement was...Show More Summary

Walmart Hoarding Cash Overseas To Avoid Taxes

As the commercial used to say, "How do you think they got so rich?" Wal-Mart Stores Inc. owns more than $76 billion of assets through a web of units in offshore tax havens around the world, though you wouldn’t know it from reading the...Show More Summary

The Cradle Of Liberty And The Hoagie

I'm hardly ever anywhere near downtown Philadelphia for the 4th of July, but every once in a while, I am. And then I say to myself, "Where did all these people come from?" Because while it may be no big whoop to me that I live in a place...Show More Summary

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