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Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:42287
Posts / Week:123.2
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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

Hannity Mansplains Justice To Black Committeewoman From Ferguson

Here's your classic Fox News paternalistic sexism on full display. Watch Sean Hannity mansplain justice to Committeewoman Patricia Hynes. Newshounds: However, I suspect Hannity was looking for a (racial) fight. With a resentful edgeShow More Summary

Mitch McConnell Promises More Government Shutdowns If GOP Wins Senate Majority

From a political standpoint, I'm not seeing an advantage in reminding voters about who was responsible for the October, 2013 government shutdown. Mitch McConnell seems to be shooting himself in the foot with this one, since it was universally...Show More Summary

Netflix Pick Of The Day: 'Happy Valley'

Hold on to your hats because Netflix has just made available the best BBC series of the year so far, named "Happy Valley." It's a terrific six part mini-series about a forty-something year old Yorkshire police sergeant named Catherine...Show More Summary

Bizarre Early Morning Hotel Evacuation Ends In ‘Border Convoy’ Feud

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Pete Santilli insists that militiamen saved his life from drug cartels trying to assassinate him during his “Border Convoy,” a publicity stunt held earlier this month to focus anger about Central American...Show More Summary

Lawrence O'Donnell Rips New York Times' Lazy Crime Report

One of the things you know whenever there's a high profile case: Prosecutors will leak whatever they can to reporters in order to shift public perception onto their side. Reporters who are not lazy know this, and don't just report the...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Alas, a Blog - of course Michael Brown was the aggressor! BradBlog - GOP doesn't like black people, voting, black people voting; Hullabaloo - where is the NRA in this Ferguson mess? Little Green Footballs - the Dumbest Man on the Internet strikes again; Vagabond Scholar - views differ on shape of planet. blogenfreude blogs at Show More Summary

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