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Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:42922
Posts / Week:123.4
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

When Dems Run An Ad Critical Of Gun Nuts, It's 'Vile'?

There isn't one damn thing wrong with an ad like this. It's running in Arizona, paid for by Gabby Giffords' PAC, Americans for Responsible Solutions. But wow, the Arizona Republic thinks it's vile, and isn't doing any harm to the Republican...Show More Summary

I Did Not Crash The Economy. You Didn’t Either.

If you listen to FOX news, the angry billionaires, and most of the Republican politicians, you’d think that middle class Americans and poor Americans are public enemies. Here’s the reality: our economic woes were the result of unpaid...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd's Banal Midterm Analysis: Chick Fil-A Country Vs. Starbucks Nation

This is why Chuck Todd and Meet the Press are largely irrelevant. This country is a little bit more complex than latté liberals and Southern fried chicken, and the midterms do not depend on which camp you fall into. But that didn't stop...Show More Summary

The 300,000-Strong Climate Change March Media Ignored

So, this happened on Sunday but not one Sunday show acknowledged it. Not one. ThinkProgress: “It’s going to be a good day,” said Van Jones, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire and former White House environmental adviser, in the moments leading up to the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sunday. Show More Summary

Armed Wisconsin Poll Watchers Plan To Target African-American Voters

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we're going back to Wisconsin for more fun and nonsense. Meet the Wisconsin Poll Watcher Militia, a group of lunatics who really loathe Black voters and would like to make sure none of them dare cast a ballot on Election Day. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Glad to be back for another week! As we head into fall, here's some beautiful fall photos to start your week! Propublica: Keep on Pushing: Fifty years after Freedom Summer, two Mississippi sisters press the fight for voting rights Forward...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Mocks Sarah Palin's Mom Genes

It's always good to write a post about someone mocking Sarah Palin, but when that someone is Bill Maher, it's even better. When it comes to Palin, Maher is the master of snark. TPM: "Now that it has been confirmed that the entire Palin...Show More Summary

People's Climate Change March. Because, Fred Upton.

As the UN prepares for a Climate Change summit hosted by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Tuesday, yesterday morning New York saw a massive People's Climate March down the west side of Manhattan, one of dozens of climate change events around the globe. Ban Ki-moon: "Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Blu & Exile

Unfortunately, it seems like going underground is the only option for good hip hop these days. The mainstream stuff just doesn't do it for me these days. Luckily, you've got lots of talented producers and lyricists in the indie scene who are making good stuff. Got any favorite underground artists?

Cosmic Insight ~ Removal For Renewal

We’re ready to let go… to be moved… and to be transformed. The struggles that we’ve been forced to experience over the last five months, had escorted us into a place that exists in our own inner darkness. And as we traveled through our...Show More Summary

Video Distraction: Do It At Home, America! Ep. 83

“Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants” ~William Osler Video courtesy Lester & Charlie

Media Training For St. Louis Police Includes Lessons On 'Feeding The Animals'

Do we all agree that Ferguson and St. Louis police have more than a public relations problem with regard to the Mike Brown shooting? Given the less-than-stellar way they handled the media attention, however, it does seem like some media training might be in order. Show More Summary

Fox's Pirro Goes On Another Bloodthirsty Fearmongering Rant, Calls ISIS Greatest Threat In U.S. History

I thought Tracy Byrnes won the weekend with the worst, most ridiculous rant on Faux "news" to try to get the rubes who watch her network and actually take it seriously whipped up into a lather and scared to death that members of ISIS are going to come kill them in their beds. Show More Summary

Fox Defends Roger Goodell From Liberal Media Scrutiny

Fox's Howard Kurtz says there's a crusade against the NFL, the fans and of course, Commissioner Roger Goodell. Nothing revs up the Fox's base like a reference to a Christianity and the battle of good versus evil. Mediate columnist Joe Concha echos Fox's opinion as he wrote NFL bashing is part of the media's faux outrage industry. Show More Summary

Ex-NFL Player Who Was Abused With A 'Bullwhip' Tells CNN Why He Also Beats His Child

A former professional football player on Sunday defended the idea of corporal punishment for children, recalling that he was beaten with a bullwhip, broomstick, extension cord and even left in a hot car as a child. Shannon Sharpe, who...Show More Summary

Brit Hume Conflates Humanitarian Aid To Combat Ebola With Obama's ISIS Strategy

Brit Hume wins the award for the false equivalency of the day with this bit of nonsense from this weekend's Fox News Sunday. BRIT HUME: Well, consider the difference between the president's response to ISIS and his response to the Ebola outbreak. Show More Summary

Rep. Peter King Insists U.S. Needs Combat Troops To Defeat ISIS

Is there any conflict where Rep. Peter King has not pushed for the United States to escalate since he's been in Congress? He was back at it on this week's Fox News Sunday, pushing for U.S. combat troops to be brought back into Iraq and used to defeat ISIS in Syria. Show More Summary

Has Grover Norquist Ever Been To A Strip Club?

With incumbent Republican Governor Sam Brownback down in the polls to Paul Davis because of his awful economic policies for the state of Kansas (Brownbackistan), there needed to be a hail Mary story to hopefully pull him back on topShow More Summary

NY Times Report: Conservatives Dominate Sunday Talk Shows

In yet another report that dissects who's being asked to talk politics on the Sunday Talk Shows, the NY Times reports that once again Conservatives are called to appear on their shows much more than Liberals are. Are you surprised? The...Show More Summary

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