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Blog Post Archive

Burned Out On Trump? So Are We...

A commenter writes: "Does anyone on the C&L staff care about the N. Dakota protest or are Trump stories easier to write and draw more hits?" Our reply: We do indeed care about NoDAPL, and have a piece highlighting the horrendous violence done to their protesters Sunday night on the site. Show More Summary

Why Not Burn Books? The Resemblance To Nazi Germany Is Terrifying

Perhaps you find it suspect that there are a small group of people in higher education who are oddly in favor of pushing Republicans values, yet we know that those values are generally antithetical to logic, reason, science, progress and intelligence. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Popcorn Turkey

Thanksgiving Day is one of those days steeped in tradition. Families across the country gather to feed on the same old same old - turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. But for us in Casa de Capper, things are different now, and not just in the political sense. Show More Summary

Business Owner Refuses To Do Business With Trump Supporters

I truly believe that one day Mathew Blanchfield of Albuquerque, NM will be viewed as an American hero and patriot in the vein of Joseph Welch, who famously stood up to Joseph McCarthy. In the meanwhile, Blanchfield is suffering smears...Show More Summary

Two Women And One Man Does Not Suggest A Diverse Cabinet

Donald Trump has selected two women for his cabinet: Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and Nikki Haley, as Ambassador to the United Nations. Rumors have it that he's selected Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development or as Health and Human Services Secretary. Show More Summary

Trump Surrogates Want Romney To Apologize To Trump

There's a battle going on between Trump, his surrogates and supporters over who should fill the Secretary of State position. The fire breathers in Trump's transition team want the unhinged Rudy Giuliani to be the man while others prefer...Show More Summary

PLEASE Do Not Use This Photo Of Trump!

Trump's whined about this photo of his double-chin earlier in the week. Source: Boingboing The original is a screengrab of a fairly low-quality video feed; I opened it in a proprietary "Blow Up" app, added some grain to conceal compression...Show More Summary

Dr. Ben Carson’s Terrifying ‘Qualifications’ To Serve As HUD Secretary

Donald Trump’s latest move in African American outreach is to appoint a surgeon who thinks he’s qualified to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development because he has “spent a lot of time” in the inner city. And, oh yeah, he...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Balloon Juice: I believe the title was “Trump Determined to Strike in U.S.” Informed Comment: I believe Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan is sending a message to the European Union. Towleroad: I believe this Louisiana Republican mayShow More Summary

Open Thread: The Following Topics Are Off Limits!!!

Worth the click. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Crooks and Liars. We are very grateful for your readership and support. Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With William DeVaughn

After this past election the future looks sketchy to downright scary here in the USA but tonight, we give thanks. We give thanks for our friends, family, health, home and hearth and many other things. Those who don't have much or have...Show More Summary

The Paris Pact Might Save The Planet, Despite Trump

Last week I discussed how climate hawks could fight the environmental assault coming from the incoming Trump administration. One avenue requires help from other countries, who might threaten to slap carbon tariffs on the U.S. if Trump...Show More Summary

Fox News 'Democrat' Pretends Trump Cabinet Picks Off-Limits?

I guess the way Ed Henry is working on his marriage after his Las Vegas hostess sex scandal is to be at the office on Thanksgiving. And turns out so-called "Democratic strategist" Harlan Hill was available to come in, too. Your girlfriend said it was okay, Harlan? Nevermind. Show More Summary

Trump "Make America Great Again" Ornament Gets Skewered On Amazon

I guess Americans don't want to Make Their Christmas Trees Great Again this year. Trump's made in China MAGA hats have been made into a Christmas ornament and went on sale just in time for Black Friday customers! For the low price of...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Football Open Thread

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Crooks and Liars. We are very grateful for YOU, our readers and supporters. Here's the NFL schedule for today: Minnesota Vikings (6-4) at Detroit Lions (6-4) (12:30 p.m. ET, CBS) Washington (Yeah They Should Change Their Team Name Already)s (6-3-1) at Dallas Cowboys (9-1) (4:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Fox 'News' Guest Says 'Lock Her Up' Was Just A Metaphor

So the Thanksgiving substitutes over at Fox found Federalist editor Mollie Hemingway willing to come in and lie for a segment, score one for the bookers with the big Rolodexes. And Mollie brought a doozy with her. Donald Trump and his...Show More Summary

'Postcard Avalanche' To Oppose Stephen Bannon Appointment

Activists are hoping to flood Trump Tower with postcards protesting Stephen Bannon as a White House staffer. From the "Postcard Avalanche" Facebook page: Join in and send a postcard directly to Trump! Here are the basic instructions to participate: IMPORTANT - Don't mail your card until NOV. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education Betsy Devos has some bad lessons for America’s public schools. Eclectablog: Meanwhile, back in her home state, Governor Rick Snyder is poisoning minds and bodies by denying...Show More Summary

No Mushy Thanksgiving Post From Me This Year! Still, Gratitude

As much as I'd love to post a perky "Happy Thanksgiving" and get all mushy about the things I'm thankful for (and there are things), today feels substantially different to me. We are about to plunge into a world where we are likely to...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Immigrant Children Make Music For The President, 1962

A couple of immigrant children perform a song for the President of the United States in 1962. Open Thread below...

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