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O'Malley Whacks 'Immigrant-Bashing Carnival-Barker' Donald Trump On Immigration

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley gave Donald Trump the treatment he deserved when the topic turned to immigration reform during this Saturday's Democratic Debate on CBS. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley slammed Donald Trump as...Show More Summary

Sanders: 'I'm Not That Much Of A Socialist Compared To Eisenhower'

Sen. Bernie Sanders with one of the better lines of the night when asked how high he'd be willing to raise taxes during this Saturday's Democratic debate on CBS. Moderators at the Democratic Debate in Des Moines Saturday night asked Vermont Sen. Show More Summary

Democratic Debate Open Thread

Tonight's debate has been changed to reflect the Paris attacks of yesterday. Scheduled to air on CBS at 9 Eastern; check local listings. Share what you're hearing..... Debate open thread....

Peggy Noonan: Nobody Looks To Mr. Obama For Wisdom And Will In Fight Against ISIS

Our Lady Of The Magic Dolphins (h/t Charlie Pierce) took her turn piling onto President Obama and using the terrorist attack in France as an excuse to call him feckless and weak. Anyone remember the days when talking like this aboutShow More Summary

Why Ted Cruz Is Wrong About Accepting Syrian Refugees

Ted Cruz worked hard to inform the Fox News audience that they should be very afraid of any Syrian refugee who might be given asylum in this country because "radical Islam." For the 2016 Republican field, ISIS is the new Commie in the latest color of brown. Show More Summary

While We Were Watching The Paris Tragedy, This Happened

While our eyes were all looking at Paris, Secretary of State John Kerry was hard at work elsewhere, working on a better solution than war to Syria's problems. At a meeting in Vienna on Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry said leaders had agreed to set a Jan. Show More Summary

Mid-Day Open Thread

Chris Rock with a reminder for the homophobes and racists out there, from Bigger & Blacker, 1999. (Warning, not safe for work.) Whoever you hate will end up in your family. You don't like gays? You're gonna have a gay son. You don't like Puerto Ricans? Your daughter's gonna come home with Livin' La Vida Loca! Open thread below.

GOP Candidates Use Paris Attacks To Angle For War

Being the opportunist that he is, Donald Trump tweeted this: President Obama said "ISIL continues to shrink" in an interview just hours before the horrible attack in Paris. He is just so bad! CHANGE. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)...Show More Summary

Get Rich Or Lie Tryin': Climate Hustler Marc Morano

If you've ever turned on the TV and seen a charismatic, boyish, conservative looking man yelling at scientists in an animated fashion, there's a good chance it was Marc Morano. Marc's new movie, Climate Hustle, is slated for release during global climate change negotiations next month. Show More Summary

Paris Attacks- Share Your Thoughts With Us

When the Paris attacks happened yesterday, I felt powerless and sad. Not knowing what else to do, I figured maybe talking about things out loud, remembering this shouldn't be political and we shouldn't rush to judgement would be helpful to me and maybe to other people as well. Show More Summary

Fox News Pundits Rush To Politicize Paris Terror Attacks

Remember when Fox News attacked the left for politicizing tragedy? That was so Charleston shooting ago! While authorities were still trying to deal with the terror attacks in Paris yesterday, Fox News talking heads got right down toShow More Summary

The Triumphant Return Of The Friedman Unit

From pea coats to Humvees to camo-condoms to those crossed sabers hanging over your uncle's fireplace, it is an iron rule of human conflict that the uniforms and weapons of the warriors of the last war end up as the souvenirs and fashion...Show More Summary

Tucker Carlson And Guest Blame Obama Administration For Paris Attacks

Tucker Carlson wants to know why is Paris so often the target for terrorist attacks. His guest, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, a pro-Netanyahu Syrian immigrant and the leader of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, is one of their token pundits who regularly denounce the majority of Muslims for the acts of a few horrible people. Show More Summary

Foo Fighters Cancel European Tour After Paris Attacks

The Foo Fighters announced on their Facebook page today that they were canceling the rest of their European tour. It is with profound sadness and heartfelt concern for everyone in Paris that we have been forced to announce the... Posted by Foo Fighters on Saturday, November 14, 2015 Rolling Stone reports that they had four European dates left, two of them in France. read more

Fox’s Favorite Sheriff Says The Only Discrimination On Campuses Is Against Whites And Asians

One black racist wasn’t enough for poop truther Sean Hannity to discuss the racial tensions on some college campuses. And even with two, he barely let the one guest on the side of protesting students speak. Hannity began by seeming to join the poop truthers, i.e. Show More Summary

Is The Roberts Court Planning To Take Another One For The (Republican) Team?

There are crazy things happening in Paris right now, but I don't know enough to write anything remotely informed about them, so I'll just get this out. The Supreme Court is about to revisit Roe v. Wade: The Supreme Court agreed Friday...Show More Summary

Liz Cheney Expected To Run For Congress In 2016

Liz Cheney is a neocon looking for a foothold, and current Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis may have just handed it to her. Cheney, 2016! Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis announced Thursday she will not seek re-election, and former Vice President...Show More Summary

Actress Jennifer Lawrence Embarrassed Kim Davis Comes From Kentucky

My admiration for actress Jennifer Lawrence just flew off the charts because not only is she a brilliant talent, but she is not shy to let you know how she feels about the state of the GOP. In a new interview appearing in Vogue, sheShow More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Fair and Unbalanced: This election is cluttered up with phony scandals. Sarah Jones: Obamacare is becoming a potent weapon against the Republicans. Horizons: Hillary isn't forgetting those left behind by the transition to renewable energy. Earth-Bound Misfit: What does the TSA actually do, anyway? Blog round-up by Infidel753. Tips to mbru [at] crooksandliars [dot] com.

Bill Maher Reminds White People That They've Still Got It Pretty Good

Real Time's Bill Maher reminds white Americans that are bitching about "wanting their country back" that white privilege in the United States of America is still alive and well. From this Friday's New Rules segment: And finally, NewShow More Summary

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