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Skinhead Who Allegedly Killed Three In Shooting Rampage Still At Large

This is your weekly reminder that guns should not be in the hands of wildly violent lunatics with extremist views. OregonLive reports that Brent W. Luyster (pictured above) went on a shooting rampage Friday, killing three people andShow More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

And this morning we'll be listening to the soft, endearing, sentimental sounds of.... Reince Priebus on several shows. Because of course we will. (Yuuuge hat tip to Hal Boedeker of the Orlando Sentinel for publishing this list weekly.) If...Show More Summary

Open Thread - C&L At Netroots Nation 2016

Greetings from St. Louis! Crooks and Liars was well represented at this year's conference with Associate Editors Heather and Frances Langum as well as contributor Driftglass. First of all, you should read the post at Electablog of the protest on behalf of Michael Brown that took place today in St. Show More Summary

C&L's Sat Nite Chiller Theater: 'Dead Of Night' (1945)

"Dead of Night," is considered by many critics as being one of the greatest horror movies ever made. I rated it as my #40 all time horror movie and called it "Lynchian" because of the mind games it played on the audience The Guardian...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Unleashes The Kraken On Gov. Mike Pence

Senator Elizabeth Warren has easily been the best spokesperson against Donald Trump the world has ever seen. She has displayed an affinity towards destroying the "mangled apricot hell beast" and all that the GOP stands for. In speech...Show More Summary

We'd Never Be Able To Restrict Smoking If We Learned About Its Dangers Today

It's being reported that Donald Trump has picked Indiana governor Mike Pence as his running mate. BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski hasunearthed some op-eds Pence wrote fifteen years ago, the most jaw-dropping of which is the one in which he says cigarette smoking is not lethal: Time for a quick reality check. Show More Summary

Track Palin Enters Plea In Domestic Abuse Case

Sarah Palin's son Track was charged with punching a girl in the face earlier this year. An investigation revealed Track Palin had committed a domestic violence assault on a female, interfered with her ability to report a crime of domestic violence, and possessed a firearm while intoxicated. Show More Summary

MSNBC: NYC Tourists Were 'Gobsmacked They Could Get In So Easily' To Pence Introduction

MSNBC reporter Katy Tur spoke to Brian Williams after Donald Trump's bizarre introduction of Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate since she was in the room at the time of the event. She relayed another crazy side bar to this very weird...Show More Summary

Gov. Mike Pence: 'I'm A Christian, A Conservative And A Republican In That Order'

It took Donald Trump thirty rambling minutes to finally officially introduce Indiana's governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate this morning. As TPM's Sara Jerde noted: "Donald Trump formally introduced Indiana Gov.Show More Summary

Hillary's Devastating New Ad Against Trump

Her latest ad, 'Role Models' will probably go down as the defining ad of the 2016 presidential campaign. And it's meant to be. Source: Adweek Hillary Clinton's campaign just released a new 60-second attack ad using some of Donald Trump's...Show More Summary

Fox News' Stewart Varney Flips Out When His Defense Of The Wealthy Fails

Fox Business' Stuart Varney, a much beloved and frequent guest on many Fox News programs, flailed around like a twitter troll trying to upend Occidental College political scientist Caroline Heldman's arguments that the real immorality...Show More Summary

Frank Luntz Shows Bill Maher How To 'Change Minds With Evil Words'

Frank Luntz is the master of polling, the gold standard of Fox 'News' GOP-TV, the place where right wing voters go to get some infotainment. Luntz seems to understand the Republican voter's 'mind,' or whatever visceral organ they use to make political choices. Show More Summary

Bill Maher: Donald Trump And The '25 Things You Don't Know About Me'

Real Time's Bill Maher with his latest edition of "25 things you don't know about me," and this time it was his buddy, the 'whiny little b8h' Donald Trump's turn in the box. “Sometimes, late at night, I worry that my obsessive self-aggrandizement...Show More Summary

Enforce The Democratic Platform, And Good Things Will Happen

Some people say that the Democratic Party doesn't really stand for anything. Sen. Bernie Sanders pushed and pushed as a Democratic presidential candidate, and has achieved results that could change that. The 2016 Democratic Party platform is a very progressive policy outline. Show More Summary

Clinton Set To Troll The RNC With The #BetterThanThis Hashtag And It's Brilliant

The Clinton Campaign may have hit peak perfection with this latest story. I am literally wiping tears away as I write this story, just to give you an idea of how ridiculously good it is. Are you ready? So unless you have lived underShow More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

We join the world-wide mourning for France. Hunter At Random reflects upon the tragedy in Nice: "Religion is merely the excuse for what people want to do anyway. It's convenient, it has behind it unchallengeable authority, and it means...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Style Council

Man, has it ever been a scorcher more or less the past couple of weeks. Where I'm at we've got a bit of a reprieve for this weekend but it looks like the melt rays are back in full force again next week. Maybe this will make things feel a little cooler. What are you listening to tonight?

Trump Set To Appear On Golf Channel On GOP Convention Day 1

Everyone knows that Barack Obama is the worst person on earth because bad things happen in the world and he still insists on playing golf. Golf! The nerve! The party that never stops telling us how awful Obama is for playing golf isShow More Summary

Krauthammer Mocks Bill O'Reilly For Acting Like A Trump Surrogate

Charles Krauthammer ripped into Bill O'Reilly for letting Donald Trump skate on what his specific proposals would be to defeat ISIS. Krauthammer mocked Trump's usual line of "We have got to be strong and we have got to be smart," asShow More Summary

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