Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

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Oh Gee, Donald Wants A Do-Over In Iowa

Based on the fraud committed by Senator Ted Cruz during the Iowa Caucus, either a new election should take place or Cruz results nullified. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 3, 2016 This is too rich. Donald Trump tweeting...Show More Summary

Jesus Quotes The GOP Presidential Candidates

The Jimmy Kimmel show thought it would be interesting to find out what actual quotes from the GOP presidential candidates would sound like straight from the mouth of Jesus. Well, we got out answer. Here's a sample of the quotes from the clip above. You don’t lock your doors at night to protect people on the outside. Show More Summary

Rand Paul Suspends Presidential Bid

BREAKING: CNN has learned that @RandPaul has decided to suspend his campaign. The latest from @PrestonCNN. — New Day (@NewDay) February 3, 2016 Rand Paul suspended his campaign this morning, per Politico and ...

Donald Trump Only Has Himself To Blame For Iowa Loss

As the smoke clears away from the 2016 Iowa Caucuses, I think one thing is pretty certain. Donald Trump cost himself a victory there because of his ego and arrogance. After retaking the lead in the Iowa polls from a surging Cruz by bashing...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

"The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults." – Alexis de Tocqueville Discuss. (And keep in mind that one half of America's two-party system features...Show More Summary

What Harney County And The Malheur Occupation Mean (to Us)

“Game laws are said to be directly opposed to the liberties of the subject: I am well persuaded that they may be carried too far, and that they really are in most parts of Europe. But it is equally certain that where there are none, there never is any game” read more

What Harney County And The Malheur Occupation Mean (to Me)

I came of age in Harney County. I first visited at 19 under the tutelage of the venerable Dr. Steve Herman, a faculty member emeritus at The Evergreen State College, and I caught his infectious love of wild things in wild places. Growing...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Why He Lost.

Matt Filipowicz's video answers the question, why did Donald Trump lose in Iowa? Maybe it's because he's an obnoxious, ill-mannered, white supremacist, sexist....well, you get the point. Open thread below....

Coin Tosses Did Not Decide The Iowa Democratic Caucus

After media -- I'm looking at you, Steve Kornacki -- reported that Hillary Clinton won ALL the coin tosses in the Iowa caucuses, there was a lot of noise online from people outraged that a coin toss could determine the nominee. And yes,...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Besnard Lakes

Whenever listening to Montreal's Besnard Lakes many different reference points come to mind. They always manage to meld spaced out psychedelia, orchestra tinges, honeyed melodies, mystic grooves and intermittent abrasive blasts intoShow More Summary

Lindsey Graham Says Cruz Will Get 'Creamed' By Any Democrat

Joe and Mika are just beside themselves over the dismal numbers for Jeb! in Iowa. They try to ask Lindsey Graham to soothe their worry. Lindsey reminds them that McCain won in New Hampshire after a poor Iowa showing. Then things get interesting. Show More Summary

David Brooks Isn't Real

Last night, at the Republican caucuses in the already-forgotten state of Iowa, the explicitly theocratic fanatic and serial liar with the dentist's drill voice came in first, the fascist carnival barker and serial liar came in second,...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd Goes Full 'Opposite Day' In Describing Sanders

(h/t Heather for the video) Sometimes, as our Media Overlords try to pound every single political event into their Both Siderist frame, the results are just goofy and weird. For example, here we find dutiful Comcast employee Chuck Todd...Show More Summary

Melissa Harris-Perry Narrowly Escapes An Attack During Iowa Caucuses

Melissa Harris-Perry has a rather harrowing tale to tell about a terrible experience at the Iowa caucuses. Rather than paraphrasing it, I'll let her words speak for themselves. Monday night I was sitting in a hotel lobby in downtownShow More Summary

Kim Davis' Lawyer: 'Christians Will Face Discriminatory Tax'

Kim Davis' loathsome lawyer and the law firm known for defending Christian bigots, the Liberty Counsel, is phenomenally adept at playing the victim. The idea of religious persecution of Christians in this country is really a stretch,...Show More Summary

Hillary Wins All The Coin Flips; Do Carolina, Denver Want That Coin?

According to the Des Moines Register, in at least five instances last night, Hillary Clinton won a delegate on the basis of a coin flip. She won all the flips. As commenter Justaslob points out below, maybe Denver or Carolina should hire Mrs. Clinton for the coin-flip Sunday?

Independent Journamalism!

The Hill reports that there was much hand-wringing about Donald Trump at the Koch brothers' winter retreat this past weekend. Anti-Trump strategies were discussed: On the eve of the Iowa causes, Koch network officials revealed in a private meeting with donors that they had commissioned focus group research to identify Trump’s vulnerabilities. ... Show More Summary

Santorum Chair Has One Weird Trick That Gets Your Candidate Zero Votes!

I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Nevermind, it's Santorum! I'm laughing. TPM: Monday night's Iowa caucuses were especially rough for former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), who polled at less than one percent four years after winning the contest. Show More Summary

Ben Carson: Ted Cruz Used 'Dirty Tricks' To Hurt His Campaign: UPDATED

Ben Carson is not a happy camper this morning and he was not quiet about why he felt he got screwed over by Ted Cruz. He questioned Ted Cruz' campaign for cheating and using "dirty tricks," against him by telling voters he had suspended...Show More Summary

Criminal! FBI Joins Flint Water Investigation

It's about time there was a criminal investigation. Detroit Free Press: The FBI is now investigating the contamination of Flint’s drinking water, a man-made public health catastrophe, which has left an unknown number of Flint children...Show More Summary

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