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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Fall

Need to work yesterday's dinner off? Dance it off. It's a rare long weekend for yours truly. Even more rare that my best friend/partner in crime has the entire weekend off too. Having an at home dance party. Being that we're both major...Show More Summary

'Making A Murderer': Scientific Testing To Begin In Steven Avery Case

Steven Avery, subject of the Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer" has been given the opportunity to conduct scientific testing on the evidence (mainly blood) used to convict him of the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, USA Today reports. The...Show More Summary

Trump's Outreach To Carrier: Smoke And Mirrors

Trump tweeted that he had reached out to Carrier to convince the company not to move its manufacturing to Mexico. I am working hard, even on Thanksgiving, trying to get Carrier A.C. Company to stay in the U.S. (Indiana). MAKING PROGRESS - Will know soon! — Donald J. Show More Summary

The Return Of The Grinch-Walker

Three years ago, Scott Walker sent out the infamous Black Friday fundraising email with some really, really bad Christmas gift giving advice: Instead of venturing into the cold this Black Friday, stay in and give your children a gift...Show More Summary

Burned Out On Trump? So Are We...

A commenter writes: "Does anyone on the C&L staff care about the N. Dakota protest or are Trump stories easier to write and draw more hits?" Our reply: We do indeed care about NoDAPL, and have a piece highlighting the horrendous violence done to their protesters Sunday night on the site. Show More Summary

Why Not Burn Books? The Resemblance To Nazi Germany Is Terrifying

Perhaps you find it suspect that there are a small group of people in higher education who are oddly in favor of pushing Republicans values, yet we know that those values are generally antithetical to logic, reason, science, progress and intelligence. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Popcorn Turkey

Thanksgiving Day is one of those days steeped in tradition. Families across the country gather to feed on the same old same old - turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. But for us in Casa de Capper, things are different now, and not just in the political sense. Show More Summary

Business Owner Refuses To Do Business With Trump Supporters

I truly believe that one day Mathew Blanchfield of Albuquerque, NM will be viewed as an American hero and patriot in the vein of Joseph Welch, who famously stood up to Joseph McCarthy. In the meanwhile, Blanchfield is suffering smears...Show More Summary

Two Women And One Man Does Not Suggest A Diverse Cabinet

Donald Trump has selected two women for his cabinet: Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and Nikki Haley, as Ambassador to the United Nations. Rumors have it that he's selected Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development or as Health and Human Services Secretary. Show More Summary

Trump Surrogates Want Romney To Apologize To Trump

There's a battle going on between Trump, his surrogates and supporters over who should fill the Secretary of State position. The fire breathers in Trump's transition team want the unhinged Rudy Giuliani to be the man while others prefer...Show More Summary

PLEASE Do Not Use This Photo Of Trump!

Trump's whined about this photo of his double-chin earlier in the week. Source: Boingboing The original is a screengrab of a fairly low-quality video feed; I opened it in a proprietary "Blow Up" app, added some grain to conceal compression...Show More Summary

Dr. Ben Carson’s Terrifying ‘Qualifications’ To Serve As HUD Secretary

Donald Trump’s latest move in African American outreach is to appoint a surgeon who thinks he’s qualified to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development because he has “spent a lot of time” in the inner city. And, oh yeah, he...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Balloon Juice: I believe the title was “Trump Determined to Strike in U.S.” Informed Comment: I believe Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan is sending a message to the European Union. Towleroad: I believe this Louisiana Republican mayShow More Summary

Open Thread: The Following Topics Are Off Limits!!!

Worth the click. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Crooks and Liars. We are very grateful for your readership and support. Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With William DeVaughn

After this past election the future looks sketchy to downright scary here in the USA but tonight, we give thanks. We give thanks for our friends, family, health, home and hearth and many other things. Those who don't have much or have...Show More Summary

The Paris Pact Might Save The Planet, Despite Trump

Last week I discussed how climate hawks could fight the environmental assault coming from the incoming Trump administration. One avenue requires help from other countries, who might threaten to slap carbon tariffs on the U.S. if Trump...Show More Summary

Fox News 'Democrat' Pretends Trump Cabinet Picks Off-Limits?

I guess the way Ed Henry is working on his marriage after his Las Vegas hostess sex scandal is to be at the office on Thanksgiving. And turns out so-called "Democratic strategist" Harlan Hill was available to come in, too. Your girlfriend said it was okay, Harlan? Nevermind. Show More Summary

Trump "Make America Great Again" Ornament Gets Skewered On Amazon

I guess Americans don't want to Make Their Christmas Trees Great Again this year. Trump's made in China MAGA hats have been made into a Christmas ornament and went on sale just in time for Black Friday customers! For the low price of...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Football Open Thread

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Crooks and Liars. We are very grateful for YOU, our readers and supporters. Here's the NFL schedule for today: Minnesota Vikings (6-4) at Detroit Lions (6-4) (12:30 p.m. ET, CBS) Washington (Yeah They Should Change Their Team Name Already)s (6-3-1) at Dallas Cowboys (9-1) (4:30 p.m. Show More Summary

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