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Open Thread - Protest On The Runway!

NY Magazine: The pink pussy hat got turned on its ear at Milan Fashion Week with high fashion help from the knitwear designers at Missoni. Everyone in the audience received a special Missoni version of the knitted hats seen warming scalps at women’s marches across the country, but that was just for starters. Show More Summary

C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: The Legend Of Lizzie Borden (1975)

You all know Sturgeon's Law, right? That “Ninety percent of everything is crud”? Well to be honest, that percentage is probably a little higher for the hundreds of made-for-television movies that studios were cranking out during the genre's heyday. Show More Summary

Trump Distracts Again: Skipping Nerdprom

What a snowflake. I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2017 We couldn't care less, Donnie. Show More Summary

So What WAS Obama Doing In New York City?

Yeah yeah the world got terribly excited by the first Obama sighting after his post-Presidency vacation, and the focus was on just how excited the crowd in Manhattan was, and how calm and happy Mister Forty-Four looked and behaved. Obama is apparently across the street from our office. Show More Summary

Tom Perez Is New DNC Chair; Keith Ellison Deputy Chair

On a second round of balloting, former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez won the race for DNC Chair with 235 votes to Keith Ellison's 200. Perez' first act as chair was to nominate Ellison as Deputy Chair, and that vote was unanimous by voice...Show More Summary

Sean Hannity’s Promotion Of Fake Gateway Pundit News Proves He Doesn’t Care About Truth

Sean Hannity, who never stops complaining about the supposedly liberal “propaganda media” that doesn’t fawn over Donald Trump the way he does, nevertheless promoted a false, inflammatory attack on Senator John McCain with the comment,...Show More Summary

Ryan’s Fundraising Off Health Care And Trying To Kill It For Millions

House Speaker Paul Ryan has a reputation for policy wonkishness, which he doesn’t deserve. He also has a reputation for raising boatloads of cash, which he does deserve. Care to guess which one’s driving his health care priorities? For...Show More Summary

NOW It's Watergate

Last week, I re-watched All the President’s Men for the umpty-umpth time. I was deliberately trying to wash the taste of this Administration out of my mind. Former White House Counsel and reformed felon John Dean had been on television...Show More Summary

Fox Defends Trump's Assault On The Press By Pretending Obama Did The Same Thing

As we already discussed here at C&L, the Trump administration has been none too happy with some of the recent reporting on Chief of Staff Reince Priebus' little stunt, where he attempted to bully the FBI into denying the recent stories...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Scripting News: What to never do to your enemies. Lawyers, Guns & Money: What is--and isn’t--part of the GOP’s new McCarthyism. Calculated Risk: What to make of the report on new home sales. Blue NC: What the sheriff of Henderson County,...Show More Summary

Pro-Freedom GOP Approve Bill Outlawing Free Speech, Freedom Of Assembly

Arizona's state Senate on Wednesday passed a bill making it a crime to organize or fcking attend a protest, if rioting is likely to occur. Because Arizona loves liberty and the Founding Fathers never addressed arcane issues such as whether...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Ride

Brit shoegazer legends Ride broke up in 1996. Though they have gotten together here and there for a special occasion (including a tour in 2015), it wasn't really expected that there'd be any new music from the band. Earlier this week though that thought was dashed when Ride released their first new song in over twenty years. What are you listening to tonight?

Translation By Sean Spicer's Translation Services And Sushi Bar

Okay, today Donald Trump said that his administration’s enforcement of its deportation policy is “a military operation.” That’s not good. So, Spicer had to jump up and talk real loud hoping that people would forget what Trump said. Didn’t...Show More Summary

Shocking! New Breitbart Editor Joel Pollak Loves Apartheid

How nice of ABC TV to introduce us to the latest racist who has taken over Steve Bannon's position at I suppose someone's got to introduce another face of evil from this hideous era of trumpism. There's no question that the new Breitbart editor, Joel Pollak, is rotten to his core. Show More Summary

Ask Paul Ryan About Health Coverage In Congress. Really.

The next time Speaker Paul Ryan starts talking about "freedom and personal responsibility" instead of the ACA, or any other politician rails about "government-run, taxpayer-subsidized health insurance," remember this: read more

Spicer Held Briefing Without CNN, NYT To 'Push Back' On Their Stories

When Sean Spicer banned CNN, the New York Times, and other outlets from his press briefing today while allowing Brietbart, the Washington Examiner, and One America News Network in, he had a specific purpose in mind. The goal was to spin...Show More Summary

Surprise! Steve Mnuchin's Budget Plans Are Voodoo Economics!

Now that the Republicans are in charge of the economy.... Seriously, you don't even have to read between any lines in this interview with Steve Mnuchin, Trump's Investment Banker Treasury Secretary. He says it in plain language. 1. He...Show More Summary

Gabby Giffords Slams Pathetic Rep. Gohmert For Using Her Shooting For His Cowardice

Talk about a politician acting like a limp-dicked weasel. Rep. Louis Gohmert had the pompousness to cite Gabby Giffords' shooting to back out of appearing at his own town hall. What a fuking coward. driftglass writes on C&L: It should...Show More Summary

CNN Anchor, Bill Press Slam Jim Gilmore For 'Fake News' Claim

Every Republican surrogate who is not attending CPAC today is out in force to defend the White House against yesterday's story that Donald Trump's White House reached out to the FBI to get them to act as propagandists for them. Trump...Show More Summary

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