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Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:45024
Posts / Week:123.2
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Deeper Cultural Resonance Of That Seattle Seahawks Logo

[Cross-posted at Orcinus.] It has always been a point of interest and pride that my football team, the Seattle Seahawks, based the team's logo on Northwest Native art motifs, but it wasn't until last year that anyone actually tracked...Show More Summary

Fox Anti-Obamacare Segment Goes Off The Rails When Guest Says He 'Didn't Have Healthcare Before'

A Fox News interview that was presumably intended to bash President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law took a left turn on Sunday when the guest admitted that he could only afford insurance for the first time thanks to Obamacare. KUSA...Show More Summary

John McCain Claims Code Pink Was Threatening Kissinger's Life

Code Pink interrupted a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing and began chanting that Henry Kissinger should be arrested for war crimes. John McCain didn't like that one bit and called them "low-life" scum. On CNN's State Of The Union,...Show More Summary

Reliable Sources: Will Roger Ailes And Rupert Murdoch Choose The Next President?

I'm glad to see someone formalizing what Faux News does for candidates during elections. Gabe Sherman is author of the outstanding book, The Loudest Voice in the Room, about Roger Ailes, Rupert Murdoch and Faux News. He joined BrianShow More Summary

Paul Ryan Believes Obama Practices Envy Economics

Isn't it just hilarious how the Republicans are suddenly concerned with the stagnation of wages, yet take every opportunity to GUARANTEE lower incomes by opposing minimum wage increases? These are also the same mentally deranged people who favor "right to work" policies that guarantee lower salaries. Show More Summary

ABC's Martha Raddatz Makes Scott Walker Look Foolish On Foreign Policy

In a new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll, Gov. Scott Walker jumped into the head of the pack of the GOP nominees fighting to be their presidential representative. He was helped tremendously by his speech at Rep. Steve...Show More Summary

3-year-old Finds Gun In Handbag, Shoots Both Mom And Dad With Single Bullet

Two New Mexico parents were recovering after being shot by their 3-year-old son over the weekend. Albuquerque police said that the incident occurred around 2 p.m. on Saturday at an America's Best Value Inn. Justin Reynolds told KEB that...Show More Summary

Media Finally Admits Palin Is A Joke Now That Conservatives Are Jumping Ship

If there's one thing you can count on, it's that no matter how terribly wrong you've been about just about everything for years on end now, if you're a conservative, you're still going to get some air time and treated as someone that...Show More Summary

Ron Johnson To The Rescue!

US Senator Ron Johnson somehow connived his way to be the new chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. If this filled the gentle reader with a sense of dread and foreboding, good. It should. So far,...Show More Summary

Jamelle Bouie Said What, Now?

On the talking head show "Up with Steve Kornacki" on MSNBC, they were discussing the panel of GOP presidential wannabes now that Mittens Rmoney has dropped out of contention. During the discussion, Jamelle Bouie, a staff writer at Salon,...Show More Summary

Rand Paul Blasts Jeb Bush Over 'Pot' Hypocrisy

And so it begins. Hold your hats, the clown car rodeo has just left the station. The Boston Globe reported that Jeb was a pot smoking party animal and a bully in college so Rand Paul jumped on that information and immediately slammed him. Sen. Show More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Happy Super Bowl Sunday everyone! I've had this song from the Foo Fighters new album stuck in my head. Hope it gets stuck in your head as well. Here's what's on today's menu: ABC's "This Week" - Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis. --- NBC's "Meet the Press" - Rep. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Daily O: After President Obama’s speech in India, the U.S. better welcome Shah Rukh Khan with open arms the next time he comes to America. Plunderbund: Governor John Kasich’s Ohio Department of Health is aiding and abetting Ohio Right...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Super Bowl Prep?

Snack symbols for the big game found at Geeklyfe. Who knew there was a Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Gorillaz

Gorillaz is the collaboration between musician Damon Albarn (Blur) and visual artist Jamie Hewlett (Tank Girl) that is manifested in the form of a virtual band. Last year, after his new album came out, Albarn said he'd be up for doing...Show More Summary

Fox Host Tells Caller Her Bipolar Disorder Is Imaginary

Fox Business commentator Tom Sullivan hasn't got any use for anyone who suffers from psychiatric disorders, especially people who have bipolar disorder. Media Matters: Fox News Radio host Tom Sullivan told a caller who said she suffered...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Wants To Drug-Test Welfare Recipients

Scott Walker has had a good week. The press is googly-eyed over him, waxing on about how he could just win this thing, and he's still rolling on his high from last weekend's Freedom Summit. Of course, that's not really something to write...Show More Summary

Take A Minute To Watch A Masterpiece In Process

I found this mini-documentary on The Atlantic just after reading an article that made my blood pressure rise. It only took an instant for me to relax, settle in, and really enjoy the process Bruce Riley uses to create these paintings. More about the artist here.

Republican Prof Shames Walker For His War Against Academia

A couple of days ago, Scott Walker announced that his next budget cuts $300 million from the University of Wisconsin system - a 13% cut. He said that to make up for the loss, professors should just work a little harder. John Sharpless,...Show More Summary

Video: Police Appear To Draw Guns On Black Kids Throwing Snowballs

Talk of The Sound is run by a friend of mine and he's always been very accurate. NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Talk of the Sound has obtained copies of two video clips posted on social media that appear to show a New Rochelle Police office draw...Show More Summary

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