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Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:43235
Posts / Week:123.1
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Gays Taking Over?!

That Supreme Court is a doozy. Check out my reaction to the recent developments in the Supreme Court. I'm tryin' to come to grips with the fact that gay marriage is spreading faster than wildfire!

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Kinks

Initially conceived as the soundtrack to an "experimental teleplay," but that idea ended up falling through, so the album's concept was altered and it released as a standalone work. The concept of the album was inspired by Ray and Dave Davies' sister, Rose, who moved to Australia in 1964, an even which devastated Ray. Show More Summary

Pair Of Flamingos Die After Fraternity Initiation Prank

How twisted is it to steal a flamingo from a zoo, injure it in the process, and leave it to die? Those actions had even sadder consequences when its mate died from injuries trying to defend her. All of this, for a fraternity initiation. Show More Summary

So Ted Nugent Thinks He Speaks 'For The People'?

Ted Nugent is a creep who really belongs in jail somewhere rather than spewing garbage into public discourse. And his latest is really creepy. Really, really creepy. This is the guy who wrote this crap: Road I cruise is a bitch now Ya...Show More Summary

C&L Book Chat: Ted Rall Talks About His New Book And Being Unembedded In Afghanistan

At 2 pm EST, controversial cartoonist Ted Rall is here to answer your questions and talk about his new book, in which he describes how he and two other cartoonists slipped into Afghanistan as unembedded journalists, in search of the Trans-Afghanistan oil pipeline Michael Moore talked about in Farenheit 911. Show More Summary

Christian Boarding School Staff Assaults Student For Talking To A Girl

The religious right in this country has a big problem. I'm not talking about the many people who identify as Christians, but the scumbags who pilfer their faith to make heaps of money while sinking to the lowest of the low of depravity. Show More Summary

Thiessen Ties Secret Service Sex Scandal To Obamacare, IRS And Benghazi

Fundamentally dishonest, that's the Obama Administration to the folks at Fox News. Is that another code word for "Black?" Does that go with feckless, lawless, illegitimate, un-American, welfare, food stamp and hip hop president (only...Show More Summary

Microsoft CEO To Women: Don't Ask For Raises, Let Karma Take Its Course

Well. I'm glad I'm no longer dependent on Microsoft products, and gladder still that I'm not a woman in tech, because Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella basically admitted women make less than men and justified it with bizarre reasoning. Salon: However,...Show More Summary

Oops! Did Wingnut Joni Ernst Violate State Ethics Code By Allowing Father's Contracts?

While Republicans are so frequently corrupt, never underestimate sheer stupidity. (You've seen Joni Ernst interviewed, right?) When I was a reporter, I had to explain to a township solicitor why it was illegal to hire his wife as town secretary. Show More Summary

Border Militiamen Detaining Immigrants, Sowing Fear Among Camp’s Neighbors

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Border militiaman K.C. Massey III was slightly apologetic about detaining three border-crossing immigrants during one of his outfit’s vigilante patrols awhile back—handcuffing the men behind their backs with...Show More Summary

Child Advocates Malala Yousafzai And Kailash Satyarthri Win Nobel Peace Prize

I so admire the work both these winners have done, and I'm thrilled for the public boost to their efforts. Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthri: (Reuters) - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the...Show More Summary

Republicans Want Voters To Believe We Live In Dark, Scary Times Because They're Liars

Whether it's Ebola, the IRS, ISIS, Benghazi! or the recent Secret Service scandal, Republicans are dedicated to convincing voters they live in a dark, horrible world. Be afraid, little people, be afraid. The corollary to that is, ofShow More Summary

Sorry, Scott Walker, No Voter Suppression For You!

As with other states, there has been a long, protracted battle in Wisconsin as the Republicans, led by Scott Walker, fought to impose some of the most severe Jim Crow voter suppression laws in the nation. Those fighting for the right...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Zandar vs. The Stupid: It’s schadenfraude time for those watching GOP opponents of marriage equality. Blue Oregon: The ever-partisan Clackamas County clerk is back in the news, this time for having stopped performing marriages sinceShow More Summary

Not On My Watch, Baby! Lewis Black Says F#%! Voter Suppression

There was some good news to report just as the ACLU's Voting Rights Project launched their new campaign: Wisconsin, Texas voter ID laws blocked by courts. We've still got a long way to go, and Lewis Black is mad as hell and not going...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Phil Selway

I've posted him on the Music Club before in anticipation of his new album, so it seemed logical to put up another cut from the new release once it came out. After anticipating it for so long, I have to say, it was worth the wait. The album is full of lush, thought-out arrangements and great song structure. Show More Summary

WasillaBilly Palins Started Second Fight After Cops Arrived

Oh, those silly Palins, just punching and kicking and playing drunk Mama Grizzly with their fellow Wasilla pals. The police report on their nasty little brawl on Todd Palin's birthday was just released, and it's full of details we could...Show More Summary

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