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A Conservative's Lament: 'The Republican Party Is Going To Cleveland To Die'

Conservative writer Ben Domenech doesn't think much of Donald Trump, but his proclamation that the Republican Party is going to Cleveland to die was just too much for pasty-faced Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union, who insisted...Show More Summary

Cleveland Police Union Demands Kasich Ban Open Carry For This Week

After today's tragedy in Baton Rouge, which appears to be the consequence of two parties with assault rifles shooting at each other with police caught in the crossfire, the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association is demanding that Governor...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's Embarrassing Response To Baton Rouge Police Shooting

"We're not sure of anything right now. All we do know at this particular time is that there was a shooting. We believe there are "multiple suspects" and "one suspect is deceased." Remaining suspects may be wearing all black and mask." That was Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Show More Summary

CNN Opens Baton Rouge Shooting Coverage With Race-Baiting Harry Houck

Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter was trying to confirm the shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge this morning. CNN thought it would be a great help to add to the mix, the opinions of race-baiter, Harry Houck. STELTER: What is...Show More Summary

Fareed Zakaria Demolishes Newt's 'Stupid' Muslim-Deportation Scheme

How could we have prevented the Nice attacks based on the idea of better intelligence and better security can save lives? The perpetrator of that horrific act was not on any radar as he was not religious and appeared to have no affiliation with any known terrorist groups. Show More Summary

Multiple Law Enforcement Casualties In Baton Rouge Mass Shooting

From KTLA TV in Louisiana: At least seven officers were injured and at least three of them are feared dead in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN. Police received a call of “suspicious person walking down Airline Highway with an assault rifle,” the source said. Show More Summary

RNC's Reince Priebus' Terribly Horrible Jake Tapper Interview

CNN's Jake Tapper, host of State of the Union on Sunday mornings, grilled RNC chief Reince Priebus into submission on a host of topics this morning. Priebus denied the reports that Trump was waffling on Pence as his pick denying Dana...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Can't Stop Angry Tweeting Like A 10 Year Old, Warren Continues Her Endless Taunting

On the eve of the Republican National Convention, one would expect the presumptive nominee to be focusing on meeting with his team, perfecting his speeches, talking with speakers and resting. That would be if the candidate was moderately...Show More Summary

CNN Pundits: Mike Pence 'Twisting Himself Into Pretzels' To Support Trump's Policies

CNN's Dana Bash and Gloria Borger were not impressed with Donald Trump's roll out of Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate and also had very terse words for the Indiana Governor, for flip flopping on many of his core positions to support...Show More Summary

Stuart Varney Drools Over Trump's Narcissistic Mike Pence Introduction

Fox Business' Stuart Varney interviewed Fox News' Bret Baier, the host of Special Report to break down Donald Trump's press conference, introducing America to his Vice Presidential nominee, Gov. Mike Pence from Indiana. At the end of...Show More Summary

Organizers Scrambling To Replace 'White Elevator' Signs At Republican National Convention

Spotted at the #RNCinCLE. I'm told it's being replaced for obvious reasons. — Byron Tau (@ByronTau) July 16, 2016 I wonder if the same genius who came up with the Trump/Pence logo that was ripped apart by Samantha...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Our Sunday mixed grill of links includes The Media, Mike Pence, and the Trump Campaign. Is your Alka-Seltzer nearby? But on the bright side, Indiana is now free of their resident theocrat! Plop-Plop-Fizz-Fizz! Driftglass looks at the...Show More Summary

Skinhead Who Allegedly Killed Three In Shooting Rampage Still At Large

This is your weekly reminder that guns should not be in the hands of wildly violent lunatics with extremist views. OregonLive reports that Brent W. Luyster (pictured above) went on a shooting rampage Friday, killing three people andShow More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

And this morning we'll be listening to the soft, endearing, sentimental sounds of.... Reince Priebus on several shows. Because of course we will. (Yuuuge hat tip to Hal Boedeker of the Orlando Sentinel for publishing this list weekly.) If...Show More Summary

Open Thread - C&L At Netroots Nation 2016

Greetings from St. Louis! Crooks and Liars was well represented at this year's conference with Associate Editors Heather and Frances Langum as well as contributor Driftglass. First of all, you should read the post at Electablog of the protest on behalf of Michael Brown that took place today in St. Show More Summary

C&L's Sat Nite Chiller Theater: 'Dead Of Night' (1945)

"Dead of Night," is considered by many critics as being one of the greatest horror movies ever made. I rated it as my #40 all time horror movie and called it "Lynchian" because of the mind games it played on the audience The Guardian...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Unleashes The Kraken On Gov. Mike Pence

Senator Elizabeth Warren has easily been the best spokesperson against Donald Trump the world has ever seen. She has displayed an affinity towards destroying the "mangled apricot hell beast" and all that the GOP stands for. In speech...Show More Summary

We'd Never Be Able To Restrict Smoking If We Learned About Its Dangers Today

It's being reported that Donald Trump has picked Indiana governor Mike Pence as his running mate. BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski hasunearthed some op-eds Pence wrote fifteen years ago, the most jaw-dropping of which is the one in which he says cigarette smoking is not lethal: Time for a quick reality check. Show More Summary

Track Palin Enters Plea In Domestic Abuse Case

Sarah Palin's son Track was charged with punching a girl in the face earlier this year. An investigation revealed Track Palin had committed a domestic violence assault on a female, interfered with her ability to report a crime of domestic violence, and possessed a firearm while intoxicated. Show More Summary

MSNBC: NYC Tourists Were 'Gobsmacked They Could Get In So Easily' To Pence Introduction

MSNBC reporter Katy Tur spoke to Brian Williams after Donald Trump's bizarre introduction of Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate since she was in the room at the time of the event. She relayed another crazy side bar to this very weird...Show More Summary

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