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More Than 1200 Guns And Stockpiled Ammunition Found In Dead Man's Home

There's a mystery in Pacific Palisades, California. Police, investigating the death of a man in his SUV, discovered over 1,200 guns and stockpiled ammunition -- 2 tons or so -- in his home. Wooden planks where officers organized thousands...Show More Summary

Will Howard Kurtz Discuss Unfair Media Treatment Of Hillary Clinton's Polling?

Since Howard Kurtz began working for Fox News, his show has taken a rightward turn (as many viewers can attest to). I've always enjoyed covering Kurtz' media shows because I cover the media and when he was at CNN, he often covered topics that were timely and relevant. Show More Summary

Fox Tries To Blame Chris Rock For Donald Trump’s Outrageous Remarks About McCain

Bill O’Reilly suggested that Donald Trump got his John McCain smear from a Chris Rock comedy routine. Only O’Reilly was not kidding. And neither was Trump. It’s true Rock mocked McCain’s image of a war hero for having been captured.Show More Summary

Dear Wonkblog: Check Your Numbers

Although the Washington Post daily Wonkbook (led by Max Ehrenfreund now that Young Ezra is gone) is supposed to provide a quick guide to the policy issues of the day, I frequently only scan it -- because, ironically enough, I'm too busy...Show More Summary

Sandra Bland's Death Now Being Investigated As Homicide

I think we're going to find that Sandra Bland died from a head injury after having her head slammed into the ground, and that the cops tried to cover it up: HEMPSTEAD — The probe into Sandra Bland's hanging death inside a Texas jailShow More Summary

Trump Just Doxxed Lindsey Graham At South Carolina Rally

Pretty janky video but Trump reads Graham’s number at about 2:30 here — Stefan Becket (@stefanjbecket) July 21, 2015 Trump now brandishing a card he says Graham scribbled down his own cell phone number on andShow More Summary

Kevin 'Blacksphere' Jackson Calls Movement, Black 'Lies' Matter

The Netroots Nation Convention this past weekend had some testy moments for a few of the Democratic hopefuls. Convention attendees had legitimate gripes when the Black Lives Matter movement was somehow glossed over in lieu of the 'All Lives Matter' mention, when it's very obvious that Black Lives somehow matter less to the police. Show More Summary

Bombshell: Catastrophic Sea Level Rise Now Predicted Sooner

Do you suppose there's anything that can get politicians to deal with this? I expect we'll all be underwater first: In what may prove to be a turning point for political action on climate change, a breathtaking new study casts extreme...Show More Summary

The NRA Helped Bernie Sanders Get Elected To Congress

You know how everyone's been saying the media is ignoring Bernie Sanders? Not now -- there's this in yesterday's Washington Post. BURLINGTON, Vt. — A few days before Election Day in 1990, the National Rifle Association sent a letterShow More Summary

Donald Trump Rises In The Polls, Again

I doubt the John McCain comments will have a very big effect on upcoming polling for the Donald, even if he did show a dip after his remarks. I imagine after a week or so he'll be onto the next scalp he's looking to take and a new outrage...Show More Summary

The Proper Use Of The Troops Is To Bash Dirty Hippies, Not Fellow Right-Wingers

I usually agree with Ed Kilgore, but I think he's wrong in his reaction to Donald Trump's attack on John McCain: Ever since news spread of the original gaffe, there’s been a robust offline debate among progressive scribblers about what this means for the presidential contest. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

The History Of White People In America (abridged)... As much as recent unpleasantness at Netroots Nation is a Godsend for the Rightwing Media Wurtlitzer, it is only currency to them in their constant efforts to play "Both Sides Do It." Don't let them. Show More Summary

Stewart Mocks Republicans For Being Surprised By Trump's 'Projectile Vomit Of Dickishness'

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart returned from vacation this Monday and proceeded to skewer the Donald along with the Republicans who found themselves on the receiving end of his "projectile vomit of dickishness." Stewart wondered what Trump...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Happy Shark Week!

h/t Time and Disregard for the original idea. And a very happy Shark Week from everyone at Crooks and Liars. Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Spiritualized

If you need to chill out, then look no further than Spiritualized. Their music is basically the opposite of coffee, which isn't a bad thing. So, if you're feeling a little too uptight, unwind with some Spiritualized. What are you listening to tonight?

Why Ben Shapiro Is Twerp For Inciting Zoey Tur

There are a number of reasons why Ben Shapiro, the once-proud virgin of Breitbart, is a twerp, but this exchange with Zoey Tur on HLN's Dr. Drew show explains it all. Social Conservatives have blown a gasket over the progress of gay marriage, especially after the Supreme Court ruling and they are venting whenever and wherever they can. Show More Summary

Predatory Lender Or 'Premier' Chain Of Career Colleges?

By Kyle McCarthy Recently, Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, and Under Secretary Ted Mitchell held a conference call discussing the Department's plans for debt relief for Corinthian College students as well as to discuss holding...Show More Summary

Candidates Push For Support At Iowa Hall Of Fame Dinner

You could watch all four Democratic candidates fire up the faithful at this Iowa dinner Friday night. If you've never heard them speak, here's your chance. Via Politico: O’Malley plainly showed the most potential in Cedar Rapids, successfully firing up a crowd full of partisans for rival candidates. Show More Summary

Joe Scarborough's Daily Dose Of 'Both Siderism' On McCain, Trump And Franken

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough proves once again he's incapable of criticizing a Republican without the words "both sides!" coming out of his mouth. As I'm sure everyone is more than well aware of by now, the Republicans running for president have finally turned on Donald Trump after he went off on Sen. Show More Summary

Chris Wallace Pretends Fake 'Fetal Body Parts-For-Sale' Video Is Real

The deception tactics employed in making a supposedly controversial video that purports to show an ob/gyn doctor offering to sell fetal body parts from aborted fetuses are, of course, as shady as the means used to take down ACORN. More Summary

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