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NY White Supremacist Convicted In Attempt To Build Radiation Device

It sounds like this is yet another troubling FBI sting in which someone technologically incapable of executing his plans was encouraged by undercover agents: A New York white supremacist was convicted by a federal jury on Friday of plotting...Show More Summary

Bill Kristol Hopes Justice Samuel Alito Will Run For President In 2016

The impact of Donald Trump's blistering campaign has the grand poobahs of the GOP shaking in their boots so far. His outspoken xenophobia has revved up the very extreme right wing base to volcanic heights, but has made the party apparatchiks very queasy. Bill Kristol, who was the one that campaigned for Sarah Palin to be John McCain's V.P. Show More Summary

Right Wing Radio Host Builds On Trump's Racism

Donald Trump has unleashed the hordes of hating racist wannabe slave owners now. After all, he's given them all permission to be as hateful as they please. Media Matters: On the August 17 edition of his radio show, Mickelson announced...Show More Summary

Monday Twitter, Market Crash Edition

Before folks derisively mock the freakout today - it's not just rich ppl w investments. Also nonprofits, retirees, pensions, ordinary savers — Kate Oh (@kathoh) August 24, 2015 Why you should ignore the media’s freakout about the stock...Show More Summary

MIT Business Professor: Happy, Well Paid Workers Equal Higher Profits

I have to say that I was really happy to see this segment air this Sunday on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS. It flies on the face of everything we're being told by way too many others in the media, especially on Fox "news." Most of corporate...Show More Summary

A Picture's Worth A Thousand Words

Guy in "lower taxes" T-shirt thanks govt-funded firefighters for saving his home. — Nick Johnson (@NickCBPP) August 24, 2015 Look at the shirt of this guy shaking hands with the firefighters...Show More Summary

Even His Right Wing Generals Stopped Netanyahu From Attacking Iran

Via Juan Cole's Informed Comment. I strongly urge you to read the rest, this is such an important issue: In a radio interview, former Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak revealed that the government of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu...Show More Summary

Global Markets Plunge Over China Stock Freefall

Obama of course didn't get any credit for six years of a bull market, but you can be damned sure he'll get the blame for this. Thanks, Obama! Global shares plunged Monday with China’s Shanghai composite index suffering its biggest one-day...Show More Summary

Dowd: Fred Trump's Son Will Save Us From An America Controlled By 'Entitled Families'

Maureen Dowd today, in her latest Donald Trump puff piece: He’s tapped into a hunger among those who want to believe that America is not a shrinking, stumbling power passed like a pepper mill between two entitled families. Yes, the son...Show More Summary

Hillary Vs. Media, And Their Egregious Malpractice

Brent Budowsky's look at the ridiculous lows to which media is willing to sink is scathing and true. Like her or not, we are owed more than a Trump lovefest by these media hacks who cannot seem to get their act together enough to be honest for a single minute. Show More Summary

Alex Law Endorses Bernie Sanders... And Ice-T

Ice-T released his fourth album-- and many say his best-- O.G., Original Gangster in 1991. It made it into the top 10 and was awarded a gold album. Ice lives in New Jersey now and Blue America decided to give away one of those original RIAA-certified O.G. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Indomitable: The ritual of forgiveness. Southern Beale: Sickos and sociopaths for Trump. Bag News: The rapture. Mad Kane: The Republicans' primary quandary. Wired: Who won science fiction's Hugo Awards, and why it matters. This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

Open Thread - Fruits And Vegetables

h/t The Fat Italian Broad, here are some fruits and vegetables on a dog's head. Because we all need balance. Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With El Chombo

This song's title literally translates to "The Flying Cat." There isn't much to read into as far as this song goes. It's just a simple story of a man who wants to party with a bunch of cats including one that flies. That's the most important part, anyway. If you like cats, parties, flying, or all of the above, then you may enjoy this song. What are you listening to tonight?

Fox's Gentry: Black Lives Matter Need To Clean Up Their Community

Yep, it's time for another installment of self-loathing. This time, we get a double dose with Fox 'News' resident Uncle Ruckus, Charles Payne and returning champion, Minister Jonathan Gentry who are both appalled at the Black Lives Matter...Show More Summary

WalkerCare Or WalkerDon'tCare?

On Tuesday, Scott Walker introduced his "plan" to reform Obamacare. By Sunday, during his appearance on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, he was furiously trying to defend it: STEPHANOPOULOS: Let’s talk about health care. You put...Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham Uses Thwarted Terrorist Attack To Proclaim 'The Whole World Is A Battlefield'

Leave it to warmongering 2016 GOP presidential contender Lindsey Graham to find a way to turn the thwarted terrorist attack by U.S. soldiers in on a train France this week as an excuse to call for the United States to be engaged in perpetual...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Says Donald Trump Used Democratic Talking Points Against Him

Scott Walker joined ABC's This Week and fended off Donald Trump's criticisms of his handling of the state of Wisconsin by saying Trump is using Democratic talking points against him. STEPHANOPOULOS: You just heard Donald Trump say Wisconsin is not performing. Show More Summary

Waffler Walker Waffles On Immigration - Yet Again

Last week, Scott Walker said that he wanted to do away with birthright citizenship. He quickly backpedaled and said that he was too tired from a three hour confab and that his official position was that he had no position. On Sunday,...Show More Summary

Gov. Jerry Brown Calls Clinton Email 'Scandal' A Vampire

Chuck Todd asked California Governor, Jerry Brown to assess the email scandal he once pontificated upon back in March of this year. At that time, he said he didn't know, that these things are always taken in a bigger context and developments happen as time passes. Show More Summary

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