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Blog Profile / Crooks and Liars

Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Rush Limbaugh's Desperation Is Showing

Rush Limbaugh is a millstone around the neck of the talk radio format. The nation's largest radio broadcasting company, Clear Channel, has been shedding jobs for a while now. Despite rebranding itself as iHeart Communications, the company remains mired deeply in debt thanks to a 2008 private-equity deal with Bain Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners.…

Teabagging Mormon Jason Chaffetz Demands Details Of Secret Service Sex Scandal

Utah Teabagger and LDS convert, Jason Chaffetz, is riveted by a possible White House link to the 2012 Columbia-Secret Service-prostitution scandal. He received a tweet from W.H. Press Secretary Josh Earnest dismissing the allegations...Show More Summary

Hey, Godless, Queer-Loving, Sinful America: You'd Better Duck!

Wingnuts don't seem to understand that they're the ones inflicting pain on America, not God! Via Right Wing Watch: Matt Barber and Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel continue to fume about the Supreme Court's recent decision to allow several...Show More Summary

Why, It's Just Like 'The Blind Side,' Only With Pepper Spray!

This is really disgusting. And I'm not exaggerating when I say he's lucky they didn't shoot him: Authorities said a black teen was pepper-sprayed inside the home of his white foster family when officers mistook him for a burglar Monday...Show More Summary

Fox News Talker Says Military Leaders Should Resign En Masse

I guess it's totally fine for Fox talkers to spew this kind of nonsense while we're at war when it's a black Democrat in the White House. I cannot imagine they ever would have done something like this while CheneyBush was in office. Newshounds: Remember...Show More Summary

To This Oklahoma GOPer, Muslims Are A Lot Like The Nazis

The Republican party does what it can to keep bigotry and paranoia alive, considering this is an election year and all. Via Mediaite: A local Oklahoma Republican representative said recently that while not all Muslims are bad people, any Muslim that subscribes to the actual practices of Islam should not be trusted. Show More Summary

SCOTUS Ruling Continues Stacking The Deck Against Democratic Voters

Looks like the Moral Monday movement only has 48 hours left to register voters. Ari Berman at the Nation on the implications of the latest anti-voter SCOTUS ruling: On Wednesday evening, the Supreme Court overruled a Fourth Circuit Court...Show More Summary

Germany Eliminates Tuition, While Americans Drown In $1.2 Trillion Student Loan Debt

Written by an American MBA expat living in Germany. Germany has just joined other nations of the Continental European Union to eliminate all university tuition, as a human right. So it is that we find ourself as part of the neo feudalist...Show More Summary

Crazy Rep. Duncan Hunter: ISIS Fighters Were Apprehended At Southern Border

The Department of Homeland Security has called right wing flamethrower Rep. Duncan Hunter's claim that there have been at least 10 ISIS fighters apprehended at out Southern border "categorically false." That didn't stop his office from...Show More Summary

16 Yr Old Autistic Student Allegedly Hazed, Duct Taped To Soccer Goal Posts

Another day and another bullying incident, only this one will really break your heart because the kid that was hazed is autistic and was terrified. CBS-Pittsburgh Police are investigating a local high school coach and several players...Show More Summary

WI Attorney General Candidate Brad Schimel's No Good, Completely Rotten, Couldn't Get Worse Week Just Did

Earlier this week, we reported about Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for Wisconsin State Attorney General, who was having a very bad, no good, couldn't get any worse week.. It turned out that Schimel had ties to the John Doe investigation into the corruption of Scott Walker and his staff. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

BradBlog: GAO analysis finds GOP voter ID laws in Tennessee and Kansas reduced turnout among African-American and younger voters. Fablog: Historians and biographers are reworking their titles for the Harry Potter crowd. Little Green Footballs: Sorry, right-wing mythmakers. Show More Summary

Another Police Shooting In St. Louis: White Cop, Black Victim

I'm afraid St. Louis is going to be awash in more protests, but it's far too early to understand exactly what happened here. What the police and witnesses agree on is that an 18-20 year old black kid was shot by police. That's about where the agreement begins and ends. This is the statement from St. Show More Summary

With Friends Like Panetta, Who Needs Enemies?

I think it's safe to say that Leon Panetta has nuked his bridges to the White House after last night's dishfest with Bill O'Reilly. To borrow a Hollywood phrase, he'll never work in that town again. Rightly so. Panetta, after all, enjoyed...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Silk Road Music

Silk Road Music has a very good arrangement of this mongolian-influenced tune, so our ensemble decided to use it as a basis for our own. However, unlike on this recording, we'll be featuring some taiko to simulate a horse's gallop and I'll be playing a shinobue (Japanese transverse flute) in accompaniment to the erhu (Chinese violin). Show More Summary

Uninsured And Black Plus Ebola Equals Death Sentence

How come no one on the Sunday shows asked about Rick Perry's culpability in this latest Ebola misstep in Dallas? More than a fifth of all people in the coverage gap live in Texas. If Thomas Eric Duncan had walked into a different hospital...Show More Summary

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