Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

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Scott Walker: Ich Bin Ein Dummkopf

While everyone - and I do mean everyone - has been atwitter about Hillary Clinton's announcing her presidential bid, Scott Walker has been taking a taxpayer-funded jaunt through Europe. His obvious goal is to build some foreign policy...Show More Summary

David Brooks Opposes Copcams Because They Erode Trust

Oh, David Brooks' delicate sensibilities have been jarred once again. Bobo wants all you gentle readers to know that copcams spell the end of privacy and civility as we know it. In Brooksistan, everyone trusts the police. Little children skip down the street and wave hello to the nice officer who knows each and every one's name. Show More Summary

Obama Will Remove Cuba From State-Sponsored Terror List

Another step in the pathway toward re-opening relationships with Cuba: President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Spring has sprung here in Illinois. I'm so enjoying watching the trees and flowers start to bloom! Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: The pathological legacy of the Oklahoma City bombing Institute For Public Accuracy: Repealing the Estate...Show More Summary

Dashcam Shows Cop Running Over Armed Suspect On Purpose

This isn't a slam dunk either way, given the suspect's behavior before the cop took action, but it certainly feels extreme. CNN: In one video, an officer who was tailing Valencia at slow speed reports over the radio that the suspectShow More Summary

Jon Stewart Whacks Congress For Only Caring About Oversight When It Comes To Making Peace

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took a whack at our United States Senate for only caring about their oversight responsibility when it comes to negotiating treaties and trying to make peace. You want to start a war, use drones to drop some...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Groceries Not Guns

Kroger Stores say a squirt gun that shoots water is a safety hazard. But carrying a gun that fires bullets is okay in their stores. NO, REALLY. Find out how to protest this nonsense (about the bullet thing) at Moms Demand Action - Groceries Not Guns. Open thread below....

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Shaolin Afronauts

If it wasn't obvious enough, The Shaolin Afronauts is heavily influenced by the music of both Sun Ra and Fela Kuti, which makes for a pretty nice combo. So, if you're looking for a new band to take you on a funky, jazzy odyssey through space, then look no further than The Shaolin Afronauts. What are you listening to tonight?

Stupid Chipotle Comments, By Andrea Tantaros

Andrea Tantaros wins the Fox News Stupid Comment of the Hour for this one, where she speculates that Hillary Clinton stopped at Chipotle for lunch and conversation as part of her "Hispanic outreach" efforts. Clearly Tantaros has never set one of her tiny little spike-heeled clad feet into a Chipotle, or she might have rethought that moment of snark. Show More Summary

Top House Dem Comes Out In Opposition To Fast-Track Authority

Good to know that the ranking member of the House Budget Committee and candidate for Barbara Mikulski's Senate seat is listening to progressive voices these days. The Nation: While the legislation remains behind closed doors for now,...Show More Summary

Jake Tapper Tells Marco Rubio He's The 'Candidate Of Yesterday' On Gay Marriage

Looks like another GOP 2016 candidate is having a rough rollout. Florida senator and newly announced presidential candidate Marco Rubio had one of his talking points thrown back in his face this Tuesday when CNN's Jake Tapper asked him...Show More Summary

Chris Christie's Proposal To Gut Social Security Gives Clinton A Big Campaign Opportunity

Chris Christie has about as much chance of being the Republican nominee as I do, but that's not going to stop him from joining the debate and making his contribution to the noise machine. Speaking in New Hampshire today, Christie called for Social Security and Medicare to be gutted. Show More Summary

Mika: Marcio Rubio Is 'A Little Boy' Next To Hillary Clinton

Hey Mika, I was thinking the same thing. He looks like a high school kid: When Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced his candidacy for president on Monday, he did everything he could to stress how much younger and fresher he is than Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

Rand Paul Hopes His Wife Can Humanize Him

The New York Times featured an article on Kelley Paul, wife of presidential hopeful, Rand Paul. The piece, entitled, Kelley Paul Has a Task: To Make Rand Paul More Approachable, is based on several rough encounters during week one of his presidential campaign. Show More Summary

Bill Kristol Stands By His Man, Calls Cheney 'Everyday Guy'

Bloody Bill Kristol must have gotten some backlash for his suggestion that if Democrats could nominate Hillary, Republicans could nominate Dick Cheney. When asked by Steve Malzberg if Cheney could possibly beat Hillary Clinton, Kristol whined about how the media has done such a terrible job on him. Show More Summary

'Tehran Tom' Cotton Says Americans Don't Mind War As Long As They Win

Everything you need to know about 'Tehran Tom' is in one paragraph of an interview he gave Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic this week. Goldberg: Why do you think your general outlook is so disparaged, even in parts of the Republican Party? I don't mean the Rand Paul wing, even. Show More Summary

Sen. Mark Kirk: People Drive Faster Through Black Neighborhoods

Sen. Mark Kirk from Illinois joins the ranks of idiots from the Republican party who can't control their racist tendencies. In a little-noticed interview last week, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) described African-American neighborhoods asShow More Summary

Jeb Bush Uses Terri Schiavo Case To Burnish His Religious Right Credentials

Jeb is definitely working for those hard-right wingnut votes, isn't he? So hard, in fact, that he headed on over to Focus on the Family for a nice radio chat with our favorite "family values". In an interview with the powerful Religious...Show More Summary

Bill-O: It's Open Season On White Guys And Christians -- Which Gives Hillary Clinton The Advantage

Poor Bill. The martyr is strong with this one. I wonder if he has nightmares about hordes of vaginas dentata, clicking their teeth as they swarm and overpower him? The poor Christians. The poor white men. It's all so sad, you see: This...Show More Summary

Report: Rand Paul Deal Screwed Pacific NW In $250 Million Deal

David Cay Johnston dissects the difference between Rand Paul's rhetoric, and what he actually does. Mr. Free Market wasted $250 million in taxpayer money on one cynical deal to protect Kentucky coal before an election, but Your Librul Media refuses to cover it. Show More Summary

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