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Open Thread - Best Books Of 2014

Like many, I have a stack of books "to read" at some point, so whether it came out this calendar year or not isn't my consideration. What was your favorite book you read this year? Any favorites that were published this year? Station...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Malvina Reynolds

Wherever you are, be sure not to get stuck in the "little boxes" Malvina sings about. Everybody have a safe end to your holidays! What do you listen to in the strange gap between Christmas and New Years? 10th Anniversary Fundraiser:

For A Blog's Tenth Anniversary, The Perfect Gift Is... Cash

For ten years, we've been here. We've provided breaking news, analysis, music and even humor. If you don't like what one of us writes, don't worry -- there's always someone else at C&L you'll want to read. We're asking that you show your support by making a contribution. Show More Summary

Leaving Vietnam Proved To Be Okay. Why Not Afghanistan, Fox News?

Sounding more and more like a CIA Operative on Homeland, Senator John McCain berates President Obama for honoring the agreement to leave that was agreed upon by both countries. On September 30, 2014, The long-delayed agreements wereShow More Summary

Most Of The Population Now Needs Government Assistant To Make Ends Meet

All too true. It always amazes me to see people on my teevee singing the praises of the growing new economy, and I think to myself: Don't you know any normal people? Via Political Blindspot: If you live in the United States, there is a good chance that you are now living in poverty or near poverty. Show More Summary

Richard Mack Wants To Take Over Arizona’s Navajo County As A 'Constitutional' Haven

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Richard Mack, the leader of the so-called “Constitutional sheriffs” movement and a longtime figure in the antigovernment “Patriot” movement, made a somewhat startling announcement near the end of his speech...Show More Summary

A Possible Explanation For Texas Insanity

Okay, so you guys keep asking why Texas is so crazy. Hell, where else could Louie Gohmert get elected and Rick Perry be considered a hot presidential prospect? Well, customer Rick may have found the answer. He was thumbing though old...Show More Summary

First Order Of Business For New GOP-Led Congress: Cook The Books

Republicans are readying their plans for their new majority, but first they have some tweaks to make in order to cook the books a bit with the CBO. They call it "dynamic scoring", but it's really a way to make tax cuts look awesome while...Show More Summary

Obama's Approval Ratings Rose, So Michele Bachmann Stepped In With Some Hate

Here's a little tidbit that dropped earlier this week: President Obama's approval ratings are at their highest point since May, 2013, leaping up after his actions on immigration, Cuba, and climate change. Republicans cannot have this, but they're occupied with their plots for the next Congress, so they sent Michele Bachmann out to spew. The way Rep. Show More Summary

Bolling Gets Schooled On Perpetuating Racism On Fox News

On Tuesday night, the eve before Christmas Eve, watching GOPTV/Fox News, I heard something that made me smile, for the first time in a long time. Bill O'Reilly was off on The Factor, so Eric Bolling was filling in (or at least attempting to do so). Show More Summary

Politico Is Very Concerned About President Obama's Church Attendance

Politico writer Jennifer Epstein is quite concerned about how often the President and First Lady attend church. “The president’s Christian faith is not connected to or dependent upon anyone else’s beliefs about him, any particular policy issue, any moment in the news cycle or anything else,” DuBois said. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

I write this on Christmas Day, sitting under the mistletoe, you know, waiting… Gin and Tacos gives us the gift of grade inflation. The Inverse Square doesn't want you to take out a loan to pay off your bills, despite what the banksters want. Manner of Speaking rewrites the Grinch's speech. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Coincidence?

via John Cole of the Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune. Open thread below... 10th Anniversary Fundraiser:

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Elvis Crespo

It also makes for a great song to play at those last-minute Xmas parties. Plus, it's not a holiday song, which is a nice break from what you usually hear this time of year. What are you listening to tonight? 10th Anniversary Fundrai...

Merry Pugmas!

The Pug is sacked out after her special Pugmas Dinner, so I was able to sneak away long enough to tell all of you how much I appreciate your participation, your comments, and your insights. Writing for C&L is at times incredibly rewarding, often challenging, and always interesting. Show More Summary

Ghost Of Christmas Future: Rising Tides

The Ghost of Christmas Future is a beastly ghost with unseen features. ThinkProgress: Unlike Scrooge, we don’t get a spirit to show us what the future holds if we don’t change our ways. That’s what we have science for. In recent years, observations have confirmed the key projections climate scientists have been making for decades. Show More Summary

Ghost Of Christmas Present: It's Not As Bad As You Think?

Things may not be perfect, but they're a hell of a lot better than they were six years ago. In December, 2008 I was laid off from a job I loved. Along with losing the job, I lost my medical benefits and a good chunk of income, not to...Show More Summary

Ghost Of Christmas Past: Megyn Kelly Assures Children Santa Is White

Oh, Megyn. What would we do without you in your little pink dress and spike heels telling little American children of Fox News viewers that Santa Claus is a white dude? Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Wednesday assured children viewingShow More Summary

90-Year-Old Vet Arrested For Feeding Homeless Will Be Allowed To Hand Out Christmas Eve Dinner

The city of Fort Lauderdale must be so proud that they actually decided to treat the homeless like human beings for the holidays. Too bad that act of good will doesn't extend to the rest of the year. As we already discussed here earlier last month, Ft. Show More Summary

Merry Christmas To Our Readers

Crooks and Liars staffers and contributors are enjoying the day with friends and family, and we hope you are, too! Thanks for being here! We appreciate your support, Cheers, The C&L Crew 10th Anniversary Fundraiser: You can hit the donate button, or snailmail a check to us here: PO BOX: 66310 Los Angeles, CA 90066

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