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Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:43182
Posts / Week:123
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Right Wing Media Want The President To Condemn Islamic Faith

The denouncement of an entire faith, Islam, is a pretty tough subject that got liberals talking after Bill Maher and Sam Harris heatedly debated Ben Affleck on Friday's Real Time. It was a debate even Conservatives could enjoy, as there's nothing more American than denouncing those evil Muslims. Show More Summary

Police Break Car Window To Tase Passenger For Not Wearing Seat Belt

Here's the problem: Cops, who have exaggerated the risks of their job in their own minds, have convinced themselves that the purpose of their job is not to "protect and serve," but to stay alive. So now they feel justified in treating...Show More Summary

Jared Bernstein: It's Not A Skills Shortage That's Keeping Wages Down

The missing piece that economist and former White House advisor Jared Bernstein knows and is too nice to say, is that the Powers That Be set out to deliberately suppress wages, to the point where hiring an engineer in America won't cost any more than hiring one in Pakistan. Show More Summary

Tom Corbett's October Surprise: Screw Philadelphia Teachers, Get Reelected

This happened yesterday morning, but I actually had to wait until my blood pressure dropped before I could write about it. (It still makes me want to blow a gasket, so excuse me if this is disjointed.) Under the guise of a budget crisis,...Show More Summary

Perdue 'Proud' Of His Record Of Outsourcing Jobs

This one doesn't seem like it'll go down well, especially not in a state that's dead last in job creation. via Steve Benen, Mddow Blog Last week, Senate hopeful David Perdue, the Republican nominee in Georgia, ran into a little trouble. Show More Summary

Dinesh D'Souza Compares Ebola To Obama's Father

Dinesh D'Souza must not be enjoying his time away from home in his new community prison or something, because his latest is so bizarre it's possible he was on drugs when he came up with it. Media Matters: In a Facebook post, D'SouzaShow More Summary

Fox News Liberal Bob Beckel: Government Social Programs 'Bred Generations Of Dependent People'

Fox News' cable TV sitcom called "The Five," led off their show today by discussing an AP poll on the lack of trust Americans have in their government. Americans lack confidence in the government's ability to protect their personal safety...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Mad Kane: There is a Supreme Court in DC… RH Reality Check: …which still threatens equality. Politics USA: Mitt Romney forgot where he lives and votes. Again. Nick Bunker: Who is among the top 1 percent of income earners? Dylan Matthews:...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Supreme Court Vs John Doe

As the gentle reader is aware, there is an ongoing John Doe investigation into the illegal collaboration between Scott Walker, his campaign and the dark money groups that support him. These dark money groups include Wisconsin Club for...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert Skewers The Right Wing For Their Fearmongering On Ebola

Stephen Colbert took apart everyone from Joe Scarborough, to the talking heads over at Faux "news" and one of their regulars, "serial misinformer" Besty McCaughey for their over the top fear mongering on how the Ebola virus is goingShow More Summary

O'Reilly And Goldberg Attack CNN For Calling Out Fox's Ebola Coverage

Fox's Bill O'Reilly and his buddy Bernard Goldberg were none to happy with CNN's Brian Stelter and his guest, Miles O'Brien for criticizing Fox's coverage of the Ebola outbreak and their cohort Andrea Tantaros show said that West Africans might come to the U.S. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Barefoot Contessa For The Win

Store bought is fine, unless they're from Hobby Lobby. Better to get your flames from Hell than from some cheap Chinese slave labor company. Image via Burnout Velvet. Open thread below...

Why Isn't There Much Political Discussion On Ello?

In the last week or so I have seen an amazing amount of energy devoted to burying Ello. Mind you, it hasn't launched yet. Still in beta. These folks are trying to kill it before the doors officially open. What's weird is the range of attacks I'm seeing. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Junior Brown

With music by Adam Dornblum and Breaking Bad's composer Dave Porter and lyrics by creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, Better Call Saul has its own catchy tune for people to latch on to in the months before the show premiers. Sung...Show More Summary

Cosmic Insight ~ Playing With A Ring Of Fire

Uranus/Sun opposition. Energy continues to increase this week, but perhaps you’ve already experienced its movement, shifting areas of your life. In ways, we’ve been jumping through hoops, led to and fro with Libra Sun encouraging connections and relationships.. Show More Summary

Michele Bachmann Claims ISIS Preparing 'Car Bombings' All Across America

As the U.S. goes on the offensive against the terrorist group known as ISIS or ISIL, conservative nutbags have begun their own new "surge" against decency and sanity. Leading the way of the crazy as usual is Rep. Michele Bachmann, who...Show More Summary

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