Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars


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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Trump Openly Blames Obama For Otto Wambier's Death

After a presser with the Ukrainian president, when asked about the death of Otto Warmbier, stunningly Trump wasted no time in blaming President Obama. When asked by a reporter how he would respond about the news that Warmbier has died,...Show More Summary

Steve Bannon Fat Shames Sean Spicer? Really?

Hey, too bad that "White House Russia Investigation War Room" plan didn't work out, just when everyone at the White House had finished their in-house "team building" seminar, amirite? Steve Bannon's only explanation for why press briefings...Show More Summary

Readers At Right-Wing Sites Are Celebrating The Finsbury Park Incident

This morning I'm reading about an apparent anti-Muslim terror incident in London: A van ploughed into a crowd outside Muslim Welfare House near Finsbury Park Mosque at around 12.20am.... The 48-year-old driver ploughed his white vanShow More Summary

Fox News' Eric Bolling: Time For A 'Preemptive Strike' Against N. Korea?

We all know Donald Trump gets his ideas from Fox News. That's why I was chilled to the bone after Eric Bolling suggested yesterday on The Specialists that the appropriate response to student Otto Warmbier's death is a preemptive strike...Show More Summary

Trump Surrogate And Fox And Friends Spin 'Deep State' Conspiracy To Keep Trump Happy

David Bossie is the latest defender of the indefensible Trump Administration, clearly feeling the heat of the Russia investigations. It's apparently Fox and Friends's job to keep Donald on an even keel with one pro-Trump "wow they're...Show More Summary

Dick Durbin: To Stop Healthcare Bill, 'The Magic Number Is Three'

On Morning Joe today, Steve Rattner talked to Senator Dick Durbin about what Democrats can try to stop the Republican health care bill. "We've been showing some eloquent clips by people like Cory Booker about the health care bill and...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Brane Space: If Republicans want civility, they need to show it. Margin of Error: An Iranian blogger describes how to respond to terrorist attacks. Blue in the Bluegrass: Trump isn't the only arch-wingnut who blocks critics on social media. David E: Republicans should know better than to invoke "witch hunts". Blog round-up by Infidel753. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Craig Brown Band

Plenty of people in Detroit know Craig Brown for different reasons. For some it's the stiff drinks he serves up. Others it's a conversation about his mustache. Mostly though it is for his guitar playing skills. Craig was an integralShow More Summary

Open Thread - Deep Throat, 2017

pic.twitter.com/5ihjpiDXoh — Scott Smith (@sssmith0520) June 19, 2017 Open thread below...

Why Yes, Paul Ryan CAN Be Replaced By A Democrat

Well, we did it, my friends! We called upon Randy Bryce to step up and serve his country one more time by running to repeal and replace Lyin' Ryan, and he heard us. Not only did he hear us, he heeded our words and has entered the race! It...Show More Summary

Senate Dems #HoldtheFloor To Bring Attention To GOP Stealth TrumpCare Bill

They're doing what they can. Now it's up to us. We must share, we must bring awareness to the idea that Republicans think they're going to jam this legislation through without a hearing. The current schedule appears to be to dump the bill on Friday, get CBO scores on Monday, and bring it to a vote next Thursday. They must be stopped. Show More Summary

Jay Sekulow Sticks His Head In The Sand To Defend Trump

CNN's Chris Cuomo kept asking Jay Sekulow why he hasn't just asked the special counsel if Trump is being investigated instead of making illogical statements on national TV and as ususal for a Trump surrogate, he had no answer. Jay Sekulow,...Show More Summary

Otto Warmbier Has Died Days After Evacuation From North Korea

Otto Warmbier, the UVA student detained by North Korea and subsequently sentenced to 15 years in a labor camp for removing a propaganda poster, has died. His parents issued a heartbreaking statement a few minutes ago. It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Show More Summary

Jeanine Pirro Screams At GOP? 'Prove You're Not 'In On' Bringing Trump Down'

Judge Jeanine Pirro is really hard to listen to on a good day. Friday was not a good day. But it's good to know she doesn't just blame "the Left" for the current state of politics. This rant was delivered to Republicans in Congress,Show More Summary

Buh Bye! Alex Jones Interview Was Megyn's Worst Ratings Ever

This is just pathetic. And she deserves it. The Hill reports According to Nielsen Media Research, "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" brought in an average of 3.5 million viewers, marking the fewest viewers the show has drawn since debuting...Show More Summary

CNN Reporter Rips Spicer On Closed Press Briefings: 'It's Like Bad Reality Television!'

Jim Acosta's anger today is exactly why the media should take their power back and stop bowing and scraping to Sean Spicer. No matter what concessions networks make, no matter how they cater to the orange Twitler in the White House,Show More Summary

Evergreen State Protest By 'Patriot' Group Dwarfed By Angry Response

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] OLYMPIA, Wash. — The intermittent drizzle Thursday — punctuated with occasional bursts of heavy rain — probably dampened the turnout for a “Free Speech” rally by a right-wing protest group seeking to capitalize on a recent controversy over race on the Evergreen State College campus here. read more

Mike Huckabee: Trump Is A 'Remarkable President'

In another sycophantic segment, Fox and Friends has created a new presidential marker, "the first 150 days of Trump" (way to move the goalposts!) Mike Huckabee claims Americans should be saying, "Thank you, Mr. President." Trump hasn't...Show More Summary

Karen Handel Uses Desperate Measures In GA-06

Karen Handel is getting desperate. The special election to replace HHS Secretary Tom Price in the House of Representatives is held tomorrow, and the last weekend of campaigning included an ad that said this: 3. This ad is playing inShow More Summary

C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: Dark Star (1974)

Once upon a time, Jack H. Harris Enterprises gave John Carpenter nine dollars and said, "Here, kid. Make a movie. With smart-bombs and frozen captains and bored space hippies. Hell, we'll make it ten bucks if you can figure a way to work in the word 'phenomenology'." That is not the story of how John Carpenter's 1974 cult-classic, Dark Star, was born. But it should be.

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