Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With B.B. King

To make it to 89 is a damn fine accomplishment for a blues man, though, that's for sure. In those 89 years, it is said that B.B. played over 15,000 shows. Assuming he played one show a day, that'd be 41 years of straight gigging. It sounds a bit farfetched, but with a guy who played as much as B.B., I wouldn't have put it past him. Show More Summary

A Palinesque Defense Of Kirsten Powers's Non-Threatened Free-Speech Rights

Fox News pseudo-Democrat Kirsten Powers has a tendentious new book out. It's called The Silencing: How the Left Is Killing Free Speech. Lifelong liberal Kirsten Powers blasts the Left's forced march towards conformity in an exposé of the illiberal war on free speech. Show More Summary

Sandy Rios On Train Crash: Engineer's Gayness A 'Factor'

Hmm. Since we're playing make-believe and all, let's suppose the engineer was a fundamentalist, God-fearing Christian and was so worried about a gay couple being on his train that he COULDN'T EVEN THINK STRAIGHT. Could we blame Jesus? Amateur...Show More Summary

Judith Miller Interviews James O'Keefe. Seriously.

Yes, if I want to know what the "state of journalism" is, the first people I'd turn to are Judith Miller and James O'Keefe. After all, who would know more about the state of journalism and the First Amendment than a dude who should have...Show More Summary

Allen West Rants At Pope Francis Over Palestinian Recognition

Did you hear that the Pope officially recognized Palestinian statehood in a new treaty? He did, and right wingers are losing their cookies over it. “This is horrific,” West told Newsmax host Steve Malzberg on Thursday. “At a time when...Show More Summary

Florida Representative: Amtrak Is A 'Soviet-Style Operation'

Rep. John Mica called Amtrak a "third world rail in a Soviet-style operation" this morning on CNN. Yes, you read that right. A member of the federal government called his own government's management of our passenger rail...Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Lies About Amtrak Funding With A Straight Face

If a very well used means of transportation is underfunded and in need of repair, and as a result, a serious accident occurs, what is the next step? Republicans think this is not the time to consider making improvements that will save lives. Show More Summary

Find Out If You’ve Lost The Awe In Shock Value

Intrepid reporters Lester & Charlie went into hibernation for a while (did you miss us?) because the news seemed to be getting... stale. Watching the news these days is like watching a long-running soap opera. You can tune out for years,...Show More Summary

O'Reilly: Calling Needy Children And Elderly Folks Lazy Moochers Isn't Mean!

With the exception of Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly is probably Fox News' most prominent poor-shamer, so it makes total sense for him to use his Talking Points Memo segment to insist that he's never, ever, ever said mean things about the poors, right? O'Reilly cited one example where he's mentioned poverty in his little rant. Show More Summary

Maybe Jeb's Apple Watch Can Operate On Luis Lang's Eyes

Jeb Bush, saying he wants to dump Obamacare, says health apps on his Apple Watch are a better option #fox10phoenix — Steve Krafft (@SKrafftFox10) May 14, 2015 Yes, that's what he said: After calling for the...Show More Summary

CBS' John Dickerson: Clinton 'More Exposed' On Iraq War Than Jeb Bush

Here's what we get to look forward to as Bob Schieffer's replacement on Face the Nation. From the CBS Evening News this Thursday, host Scott Pelley and CBS News political director John Dickerson were discussing Jeb Bush's recent flip-flops...Show More Summary

Hannity Guest Gavin McInnes To Tamara Holder: You Would Be Much Happier At Home With A Husband And Children!

Fox regular Gavin McInnes turned a discussion about Hillary Clinton into a jaw-dropping rant about women in the workforce and how they’d be better off as housewives and stay-at-home mothers. The Hannity segment was supposed to be about a report that Clinton pays her women staffers less than the men. Guest Tamara Holder dismissed the report as false. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Alas, a Blog - black cops do not a color blind police force make; Hinterland Gazette - Rick Santorum: totally not a racist; Lean Left - GOP don't need no damn safe trains! Progress Pond - why Jeb can't answer the damn question; The Reaction...Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Hammers Jeb Bush For Flip-Flopping On Invading Iraq

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart slammed Jeb Bush for his flip-flopping answers on the Iraq, and for the way he's run his "unofficial" presidential campaign, so he can coordinate with his PAC. While I appreciate the fact that he's beingShow More Summary

Open Thread: Muppets!

The Muppets are back! Open thread below....

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Aphex Twin

This here is a YouTube upload of a SoundCloud playlist consisting of 228 tracks that were uploaded to Aphex Twin's account. Less than a year after a full album release and an EP, James continues his steady stream of releases with long track listings (at least for the mediums through which he's releasing them). Show More Summary

The Free Beacon Thinks Purchasing Ammunition Should Be Easier

There are many rules and regulations that we as Americans must follow. For example, in order to operate a vehicle, you must be a licensed driver and register/insure your car. If you operate a radio or TV station on public airways, you can not use words like George Carlin's seven dirty words on the air without hefty fines by the FCC. Show More Summary

We're Going To Need A Bigger Boat

Allllll aboard! The GOP lineup for president continues to grow and I say the more the merrier. Former New York Gov. George Pataki says he will announce whether or not he will pursue a presidential run on May 28. In an appearance on MSNBC's...Show More Summary

Republican Cuts Kill... Again

From The Agenda Project, the same fine folks who brought us the devastatingly effect ad in which Paul Ryan pushes Granny from a cliff, Erica Payne writes today: In the wake of the tragic Amtrak crash that killed 7 people and injuredShow More Summary

Cuba's Lung Cancer Vaccine On Its Way To U.S. -- Thanks, Obama!

This is a huge major big deal. Cuba is so far ahead of the United States on medical research in certain areas, and now we're about to benefit from that. USA Today Closer American ties with one of the world's major cigar exporters could actually be good news in the fight against lung cancer. Show More Summary

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