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Open Thread - First Time On A Train!

The look of wonder as a little girl gets on her first train ride. Open thread below....

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Twisted Sister

This is, unfortunately, the fourth time one of Twisted Sister's drummers has passed away. The band was around about ten years before he joined, but when he did, they cranked out some hits. We're Not Gonna Take It and I Wanna Rock? He was the one who played on those and was definitely one of the forces that helped make the band memorable. What are you listening to tonight?

Scott Walker's Foreign Policy Is Not Ready For Prime Time

Just what this country needs: another Republican who cannot correctly pronounce nuclear. Wisconsin's Governor Scott Walker, enemy of unions, women, education and the poor, thinks he has enough knowledge about this world to be the Commander...Show More Summary

In Senate Testimony, Top Rick Scott Adviser Won't Say 'Climate Change'

The Florida Governor's recent edict against uttering the C-words "climate change" turned to farce a few days ago in the Florida legislature. via Miami Herald Gov. Rick Scott's chief of emergency management, Bryan Koon, testifying Thursday...Show More Summary

Watch Kerry Washington's Breathtaking Speech On LGBT Equality: 'Our Definition Of Humanity Is At Stake'

Actress Kerry Washington warned an audience at the GLAAD Awards over the weekend that anti-gay forces were "feeding you messages of hate" to drive a wedge between LGBT people and other minorities. After being named the 2015 GLAAD Media...Show More Summary

Mickey Kaus: Why Conservatives Fear To Criticize Fox News

Former Daily Caller writer, Mickey Kaus joined CNN's Brian Stelter on Reliable Sources to explain in some detail why he quit Carlson's website and why conservatives are afraid to ever criticize Fox News. KAUS: Well, that's right. I had no problems with them before. Show More Summary

Steve Israel Hammers Steve King For Remarks About Democrats And Jews

Representative Steve Israel ripped into Rep. Steve King (D-Haters) on CNN's State of the Union over King's remarks that he can't understand how anyone can be a Democrat and support Israel. In an interview Friday, Rep. King slammed Democrats...Show More Summary

What's Wrong With This Picture?

Alarming or expected? The University of North Georgia says it was an "isolated case of poor judgment." Well, maybe they honestly think that it was -- or suddenly realized they should stop letting partially blind Uncle Bubba pick outShow More Summary

Chris Wallace Whines That CIA Director Won't Use Fox News' Term 'Islamist Extremists'

Fox News Sunday's host Chris Wallace was miffed this morning that CIA director John Brennan refuses to call ISIS and other terrorist groups 'Islamic extremists.' This phrase is common to Fox News and other Conservatives talkers and is...Show More Summary

Governor Jerry Brown Blasts Ted Cruz For Views On Climate Change

On Meet the Press this morning, Chuck Todd asked Jerry Brown about Ted Cruz' appearance on Seth Meyers' show Friday night where Cruz pointed to the cold weather on the East Coast as evidence that climate change is a myth. The response...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Mock Paper Scissors: The victory of gay marriage may be all but inevitable, but Maggie Gallagher still has battles to fight. David Ehrenstein: Larry Kramer's magnum opus is a new look at American history. Eclectablog: No, Obama did not...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz To Announce 2016 Presidential Bid On Monday

The GOP clown car is about to officially begin to make its slow descent on Washington, DC as the wacko bird from Texas, Senator Ted Cruz will do us the honor of announcing his presidential bid on Monday. Houston Chronicle: Sen. Ted Cruz...Show More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Happy Sunday Morning! I've had this song by Matthew Sweet stuck in my head this week so I hope it gets stuck in your head as well. Here's what's on today's menu: CNN State of the Union Big guest: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. High on the...Show More Summary

Walker's War On Women Receives A Set Back

Scott Walker has been waging a war on women since becoming governor of Wisconsin. He has scrapped pay equality laws. He has also passed a law requiring women to get a medically unnecessary, intrusive ultrasound if they want an abortion. He...Show More Summary

Open Thread: C&L's Saturday Night Podcast Round Up

Greetings, Crooks and Liars fans! It's Blue Gal from The Professional Left Podcast, bringing you highlights of the week's best podcasts. By the way, Howard Stern says podcasting is for losers. Discuss. The following podcasts may not be safe for work. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Yoko Kanno And Pierre Bensusan

When it comes to TV composers, Yoko Kanno is as good as they get in the world of anime. She's definitely one of the more versatile composers out there, doing everything from jazz to electronica. Combine that with the fact that she does film and video game work as well and you've got yourself one talented lady. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Presents New Republican Healthcare Plan: Deathcare!

When I think of Paul Ryan, I think of this. Freedom to become a pauper, freedom to hurry up and die! Digby says: So Paul Ryan is out there instructing states not to set up state exchanges if the Supremes knock down the federal exchange subsidies. Show More Summary

AR Man And FL Vet Claim They’re Building Militias To Go Fight ISIS

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] While most militia organizers in the United States focus their energies on combating what they see as domestic enemies — particularly the federal government and other alleged participants in a nefarious “New...Show More Summary

MSNBC Commentator Smacks Down GOP Spokeswoman's False Equivalence

Jimmie Williams definitely has the formula to deal with the disingenuous Republican commentators brave enough to go on MSNBC, as Mercedes Schlapp has now discovered for the third time. This one is short and sweet. Alex Witt was trying...Show More Summary

Cashin' In Crew Fearmongers Over Seattle Raising Minimum Wage

If there's one thing they love doing over at Faux "news" it's looking out for big business while continually punching down and attacking workers, minimum wage, our social safety nets and organized labor. This Saturday's Cashin' In was...Show More Summary

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