Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars


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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Life Under Trump: More Hate Crimes, This Time Swastikas Painted IN A Home In Cincinnati

Over 1,000 hate crimes have been reported since the election of Donald Trump. Most are directed towards Jews and Muslims and Donald Trump has not come out with any sort of statement/tweet/talking point to calm these racists down. This...Show More Summary

Stephanopoulos Rips Pence For Defending Trump's Voter Fraud Claim 'Whether It's True Or Not'

Vice President-elect Mike Pence asserted on Sunday that Donald Trump was "entitled" to say that millions of Americans voted illegally -- even if the claim was false. During an interview on ABC's This Week, host George StephanopoulosShow More Summary

SNL Mocks Trump's Tweets, Immediately Gets A Rise Out Of Him On Twitter

Alec Baldwin once again made a mockery of our very thin-skinned president-elect during SNL's Cold Open, and surprise, surprise, Trump was none too happy with Baldwin. SNL: Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump Goes Twitter Crazy: Donald Trump is still the president-elect of the United States and Alec Baldwin is still playing him on Saturday Night Live. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Hometown USA: In his own way, Trump is bringing people together. Yellowdog Granny: The politics of the day in imagery. Glenn Geist: Trump's "deal-making" is in the spirit of sleight-of-hand and perpetual-motion machines. Badtux the Snarky Penguin: Mattis as Secretary of Defense? There could be an upside. Blog round-up by Infidel753. Tips to mbru [at] crooksandliars [dot] com.

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

The video is apropos of nothing, but I'm hating politics right now and I love dogs. So let's look at an incredibly smart doggie getting his boogie on. The normalization continues apace. Is there anything worth gleaning from this dismal line up? Kellyanne Conway. Show More Summary

Open Thread: Burn, Baby, Burn

You know how Donald Trump wants to take away someone’s citizenship if they burn the American flag? Well, here’s how he and Kellyanne Conway think the flag should be displayed. Personally, I think the tightie whities add such a respectful...Show More Summary

C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: Lisa And The Devil (1973)

An little-seen classic directed by Italian horror film master, Mario Bava, this could be the only film where Telly Savalas plays the Devil. A fussy and overworked Devil, who oversees an seemingly endless cycle of jealousy, betrayal and...Show More Summary

Trump’s Protectionist Con Is Not New: Remembering The Bush Steel Tariff

President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up the Republican Party’s economic orthodoxy. He wielded the threat of government power to pressure United Technologies, the parent company of Carrier, to partially rescind plans for sending 800...Show More Summary

The Promise Most Wanted By Trump Voters Is 'Lock Her Up.'

Let's remember that the FBI Director, nearly every legal expert who is not a Trump supporter, and yes, most of the Congress do not think there is a case against Hillary Clinton. Crowd chants “lock her up” after Trump says "we did have...Show More Summary

2,000 Veterans, Joy Reid Help Valiant DAPL 'Water Protectors'

The Standing Rock Sioux have suffered awful abuse in their fight to save their land from certain demise, at the hands of the environmentally destructive fossil fuel industry. The North Dakota Cheyenne River Sioux have been hit by law enforcement with flash grenades, rubber bullets, attack dogs and water cannons, in sub-zero temperatures. Show More Summary

Why Are Trump Supporters So Angry? Acute Discrimination Envy!

It's an actual thing now. Trump supporters stressed out, yelling at the air, claiming discrimination or mistreatment by African-American service workers. Caught on camera. The staff at AM Joy is calling it "Acute Discrimination Envy." JOY ANN REID: There's an interesting piece of data in this poll. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Isn't Draining The Swamp - He Is The Swamp

This week alone we have now seen three examples of Donald Trump very much being part of the swamp he has sworn to drain. First we start with the Carrier deal. Touted as saving American jobs, which turned into a big tax break for Carrier,...Show More Summary

What Kind Of Damage Can A Trump Cabinet Do?

If we were to search for the absolute best leaders for the different cabinet positions in the White House, we'd find Trump's picks directly opposite them. A cabinet leader should support the mission of his or her cabinet, and seek to ensure it operates to the best of its ability. Show More Summary

This Short Video Could Change Lives

This ad is brilliant. It tells a story, and it grabs your attention, and the message is incredibly powerful. Ad Week: At the outset, we meet Evan, a high school kid who can't wait for summer break. He's so bored that he begins etching words into a table in the library. Show More Summary

Trump Surrogate Looks Forward To Supreme Court Criminalizing Flag Burning

Even though Megyn Kelly clearly disagreed with Donald Trump’s anti-American demand that flag burners should be prosecuted and/or stripped of citizenship, she nonetheless offered a friendly forum for a Trump supporter – and attorney,Show More Summary

Is Trump Working To Dislodge A Democratic Senate Seat?

The two most vulnerable Democratic Senator seats for 2018 are Claire McCaskill, from my state of Missouri, and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp. Senator McCaskill is a person who has stood by the President, and Hillary Clinton. She's also...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Fair and Unbalanced: The US government as we know it was born of the need to keep promises to soldiers. Now Trumpism is threatening to break promises all over. Driftglass: Wingnuts make themselves so easy to lie to. Progressive Eruptions:...Show More Summary

One Down, 62 Million Trump Voters To Go

I suppose there could be a fair amount of this over the next four years: When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink. She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he would knock the moneyed elites from their perch in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Merry Christmas From The White House

The White House is very beautiful this Christmas.... Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Mother's Finest

Yes! It's Friday. I don't know about you but it has been a looooong week for yours truly. The weekend is here though so let's all get our groove on with a solid piece of mid 70's sound. It seems that Mother's Finest is neglected nowadays when name checking bands that seriously rocked the funk. Show More Summary

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