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Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:42097
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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With LCD Soundsystem

While no longer active, LCD Soundsystem was instrumental in keeping New York's underground scene alive. After the '90s ended, there was a bit of a downturn for underground recorded music, considering that digital audio workstations weren't quite user-friendly enough yet and studio time was expensive. Show More Summary

Watch This Rant From The Officer Who Shoved Don Lemon In Ferguson

Sgt. Major Dan Page sees things in black and white. Them and us. Good and evil. There are no grays, there is no nuance. He is good. You are evil unless you believe, like he does, that all men being created equal does not mean affirmative...Show More Summary

White People Just Can't Understand What All The Fuss Is About!

No, not all white people. But a substantial chunk of them. Just look at this collection of white reactions in today's New York Times for examples. This man just cannot understand the ingratitude. “A lot of them have gotten better than...Show More Summary

McCain Says We Need U.S. 'Boots On The Ground' In Iraq -- But Not 'Combat Troops'

Sen. John McCain continues to move the goal posts with his demands of President Obama and how we should handle the threat from the militant group ISIS in Iraq. A couple of weeks ago during his interview with CNN's Candy Crowley, McCain...Show More Summary

Chris Matthews Should Already Know What Happens When Democrats Give Floor Speeches On Income Disparity

While I'm very happy to see Hardball host Chris Matthews willing to discuss the topics of income disparity and poverty in the wake of the protests in Ferguson, MO and what can be done to get people back to work, I really have to wonder...Show More Summary

In Case You Thought Cops In Ferguson Were Serving And Protecting

His twitter feed is gone now, but one police officer assigned to "serve and protect" during the protests in Ferguson had some strong opinions on things. River Front Times: A Velda City police officer who has been part of the militarized...Show More Summary

School Vouchers Ruled Unconstitutional In North Carolina

This is a spot of good news coming out of North Carolina. In the first step of what promises to be a long litigation road, Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hopgood found North Carolina's ultra-conservative school voucher program...Show More Summary

Keith Ablow Tells Fox: Fat-shaming Michelle Obama Is Like Intervening In Alcoholism

Fox News resident psychiatrist Keith Ablow on Thursday defended his previous assertion that First Lady Michelle Obama needed to "drop a few" pounds, and added that women at Fox News could stand to lose some weight too. Earlier this month,...Show More Summary

Facebook Friendships Challenged By Ferguson-Related Racism

Yep, hearing this from quite a few people lately. It's hard to stay in a relationship with people when you see they're not who you thought they were: Angela Mitchell-Phillips’ predominantly white church had a “come to Jesus” moment on...Show More Summary

Colleagues Remember James Foley With Touching Tributes

I still haven't processed the evil that ISIL has unleashed, culminating in their public execution of American journalist James Foley. It's inhuman, barbaric, and downright evil. Coming on the heels of everything else these past two weeks it's also incomprehensible. Show More Summary

Press Conference: American Ebola Workers Released From The Hospital

Experts say they don't know which part of the treatment worked, but figured intensive support would help: Two Americans who contracted the Ebola virus while working in West Africa have been released from an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent...Show More Summary

Racist Much, Columbia Tribune?

One of my closest friends is from Columbia, and the other day she said to me, "How could I not have seen how racist these people were when I lived there?" Here's an example: TODAY IN RACISM: From yesterday's Columbia (MO) Tribune. Call 573/815-1700 or write Show More Summary

Random Acts Of Kindness: Feeding And Caring For Ferguson's Children

How about some happy stories from Ferguson for a change? A North Carolina teacher has raised over $100,000 to help feed the kids there, many of whom rely on federal and state lunch and breakfast programs to eat. But in the midst of the...Show More Summary

Las Vegas Team's Heavy Bats Crush Taney, 8-1

I knew it wasn't going to be easy. Mon'Ne was good but she didn't have her A game. And out of the 13 kids on the Vegas team, 12 of them bat over.300, so Vegas bats got them an early lead. Then they tacked on five insurance runs at the...Show More Summary

How Novel! Mark Pryor Lauds Obamacare In Arkansas

Yes! This is what Democrats running for office nationwide should be doing. Republicans have given up on trying to use the Affordable Care Act as a wedge in 2014, but it's about time Democrats started talking about what good they've done...Show More Summary

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