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Is The End Near For O'Reilly?

The top story on Matt Drudge's dystopian conservative website signals the end is near for falafel Bill. Earlier today Gabriel Sherman wrote that there is much debate within the Murdoch family on Bill O's fate: "Sources: The MurdochsShow More Summary

Pat Robertson: 'Are Our Young Men Being Turned Into Wimps'

Pat Robertson was bothered today and he wondered, "Are our young men being turned into wimps?" That's always an important topic for a man of God, innit? Brian Tashman writes, "Today, “The 700 Club” profiled a Christian military-style...Show More Summary

General Kelly Wants Us All To 'Shut Up' And Blindly Follow

Donald Trump's fondness for military generals of old like General George Patton has led to him populate his cabinet positions with (too many) military generals. During a speech at George Washington University, former General John Kelly,...Show More Summary

In Epic Troll, Bill DeBlasio Tweets His Tax Returns To Trump

Bill DeBlasio has made his tax returns public and at the same time said "In your face!" to Donald Trump. Over at Medium, the New York City mayor writes: President Trump’s tax giveaway to the wealthiest among us makes zero sense, as does...Show More Summary

Grover Norquist: 'Democrats And Grasshoppers Don't Get To Vote On Tax Reform'

The one thing holding Donald Trump in office is his promise to rich cable news on-air talent and executives that they are going to get a honking big tax cut before the year is out. So of course, MSNBC's chairman Phil Griffin makes aShow More Summary

Best Town Hall Audience Comeback Ever?

Republican Representative Doug LaMalfa had a rowdy town hall typical these days for Republicans supporting Donald Trump and any plan that takes away health insurance from 24 million people. But...Doug LaMalfa had a powerpoint presentation...Show More Summary

Where Is Jeff Sessions' Deportation Force When You Need It?

Neha Rastogi's husband Abhishek Gattani beat her for the ten years they were married. Finally, in desperation, Rastogi, a former Apple developer, recorded the beatings on her iPhone. Rastogi's husband, Abhishek Gattani is the CEO of a Silicon Valley startup. Show More Summary

How Frightened Of Jon Ossoff Are National Republicans?

It's election day in Georgia's Sixth District and in 18 other races across the country. But the Republican Party is specifically desperate about the Georgia race, so desperate they released the worst robocall possibly ever. DONALD TRUMP'S ROBOCALL: Only you can stop the super liberal Democrats and Nancy Pelosi's group and Jon Ossoff. Show More Summary

Pence Admits Bombs Dropped Last Week Were Warning To North Korea

On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence made an appearance in Korea's demilitarized zone to deliver a message from Donald Trump: "Behave or we'll do to you what we did to Afghanistan and Syria." So the point of tossing millions of dollars...Show More Summary

Jesse Watters And Herman Cain Share A Laugh Over Killing Mexican Immigrants

Fox’s Jon Scott was not the only Fox News personality to make hideous comments over Easter weekend. Fox host Jesse Watters and contributor Herman Cain shared a couple of jokes about killing Mexicans who try to climb over Donald Trump’s...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Lance Mannion: Cabaret and what Nazism really looked like. You Might Notice a Trend: Everything is broken, thanks to Mitch McConnell. Herlander Walking: Another shooting; another kiss of BS. Greg Fallis: Thoughts on Fearless Girl and Charging Bull. This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com

CNN Panelist Rips Jeffrey Lord: 'You Call Yourself A Political Commentator?'

This is Exhibit Umpty-Zillion proving CNN should not put Jeffrey Lord on the air ever again, forever amen. In this short minute, Keith Boykin absolutely shredded Lord's ridiculous posturing and reduced him to a stammering mess for doing what he always does. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Seeing Color (for The First Time)

There are dozens of these on youtube and I love every one. Also the ones with Cochlear implants where people hear for the first time. In spite of everything, we are living, in some ways, in amazingly good times.... (Hashtag SCIENCE!) h/t Nicole Belle, open thread below...

C&L's Late Night Music With Liz Phair

Liz Phair passes a huge milestone in her life today. She turns 50. When I first saw who old she was gonna be today I was like "No way! I remember when her first album, Exile In Guyville, came out." Then I remembered that I was around 26 years old when it was released. That was 1993. Happy Birthday Liz.

Trump’s Goldman Sachs Vampire Squid Presidency

The things that come out of President Trump's mouth seem to depend on who he talks to or what he sees on TV in the minutes immediately preceding his mouth motion. Based on his recent switchbacks, Trump has been spending a LOT of time...Show More Summary

Kellyanne Conway Supports Trump's Claims Of Paid Agitators: 'Look Into It!'

Kellyanne Conway wasn't impressed by the turnout of Americans demanding to see Trump's tax returns, but instead told Fox and Friends that Hillary and Bernie should denounce violent protesters. Trump surrogates are good at finding their...Show More Summary

Margaret Atwood: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Has Already Happened -- And Might Again

April 14, 2017 by Theresa Riley Next week, in a fortuitous bit of timing, Hulu presents a new series starring Elizabeth Moss, adapted from Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale. When they greenlit the series,Show More Summary

Crowd Boos 'Tehran Tom' Cotton For Defending Trump's Lies About His Tax Returns

"Tehran Tom" Cotton did not have an easy time of it at his town hall meeting today. Despite his best efforts to schedule it at a time which would be inconvenient for working people, a large crowd turned out. They had questions for him. Show More Summary

Charles Sykes Is Still A Hate Monger

At the end of last year, Charlie Sykes hung up his headphones and retired from his long-running squawk radio show in Milwaukee. What he did do was turn in his microphone for frequent flier miles as as a regular contributor on MSNBC.Show More Summary

Mike Pence Rattles Trump's Saber In South Korea?

So Mike Pence is on an 11-day tour of Asia with his wife and daughters. And that's a totally normal perk of being at that level of government, provided you aren't also cutting Meals on Wheels and trying hard to throw 24 million people...Show More Summary

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