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Aussie PM Mocks Trump For Having 'Russian Guy' Help Him Win

Just "in fun", but probably not that far off the mark either. Source: The Guardian The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has been recorded mimicking Donald Trump and joking about his poll numbers, his attacks on fake newsShow More Summary

Scarborough Calls Out Trump's New Rudy Giuliani, Newt Gingrich

During the 2016 general election campaign, there wasn't bigger or more despicable Trump surrogate than Rudy Giuliani. Now Newt Gingrich is trying to take the mantle of the most despicable post-election Trump surrogate. Since Giuliani...Show More Summary

Trump Stumps For A Chump On Taxpayers' Dime

Even though Scott Walker and Donald Trump displayed a lot of animosity towards each other in the presidential campaign, Trump came to Wisconsin on Tuesday to help Walker in a fundraiser for his gubernatorial bid in 2018. As the gentle...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Lawyers, Guns, Money briefly explains Democrats plan to stall Trumpcare in the Senate. No More Mr. Nice Blog describes the machinations that surround our dysfunctional government. The Recitification of Names asks, "What would Hillary...Show More Summary

Scarborough Lectures Everyone To 'Calm Down' The Violent Rhetoric

The Morning Joe crew talked about a New York Times editorial about the "heated rhetoric" in this political climate, and Joe Scarborough took the opportunity to pat himself on the back. "We have been saying it on this show for a decade now. Show More Summary

Vladimir Putin Offers James Comey Political Asylum

Ok, now Putin is just fucking with us. But this is what happens when you have a joke for a president. Source: The Guardian Vladimir Putin made a sarcastic offer of asylum to former FBI director James Comey on Thursday, during an attack...Show More Summary

Mike Barnicle Slyly Ruins Sen. John Thune's 'Kumbaya' Speech

I am so used to the Morning Joe regulars shining the shoes of conservatives that this moment almost escaped me. Sen. John Thune has been making the rounds this morning, talking about how Democrats and Republicans have to dial back the...Show More Summary

Fox News Is Dropping Its 'Fair & Balanced' Slogan

With Roger Ailes now safely interred (one hopes), are they really shedding the pretense that they're a fair and impartial arbiter? Of course not. This is just more rebranding. An effort to move past the Ailes era. Source: CNN The Fox...Show More Summary

Missouri State Rep. Has His Way With A Chicken Ahead Of Abortion Debate

Texas called a special legislative session to make gender rules about which bathroom I can use. Bad enough. But, Missouri beat us. Seriously. Missouri Republican State Representative (do your cringing now) Mike Moon is a big abortion...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Neil Young

It was 40 years ago today that Neil Young'sAmerican Stars N' Bars album could first be found on record store shelves. During the 80's it was one of the Neil Young albums that went out of print on any format except cassette. It made it's CD debut in 2003. What are you listening to tonight?

The Koch Brothers & Trump: The Men Who Sold The World

When he withdrew from the Paris climate agreement, Donald Trump gave a speech so filled with falsehoods that it triggered detailed rebuttals by publications ranging from Politifact to Scientific American. The Washington Post‘s “FactShow More Summary

Greg Gutfeld Blames 'Left-Wing Media' For 'Radicalizing' Virginia Shooter

Greg Gutfeld, Bill O'Reilly acolyte and host of Fox News' The Five, took the opportunity to reach out and put humanity above politics tonight to blame "left-wing media" (whatever that is) for "radicalizing" the man who shot Steve Scalise...Show More Summary

Report: Mueller Investigating Trump For Obstruction Of Justice

According to a new report from the Washington Post, Donald Trump put himself under criminal investigation for obstruction of justice by firing James Comey in an effort to put an end to the Flynn investigation. Robert Mueller has broadened...Show More Summary

Finally, Michigan Officials Facing Serious Charges Over Flint

It's about time. The attorney general of Michigan announced this morning that two officials will face criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis. Dr. Eden Wells is charged with obstruction of justice and lying to a police officer. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Virginia Shooting: Three Minutes Of Terrifying Gunfire

In this video recording of the shooting in Virginia this morning, there are a LOT of gunshots. It's a miracle more people weren't killed, especially given that this video was shot from an adjacent dog park, where many bystanders were...Show More Summary

Napolitano Says Shooter's Gun Likely Legal: 'Just To Go To The Store Like You Buy An IPhone'

Fox News senior legal analyst Andrew Napolitano pointed out that the assault-style rifle that was used in the shooting of a Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and four others was likely purchased legally. "A rifle used in Virginia does not require a license or a permit," Napolitano explained, "and can be carried openly on the street. Show More Summary

Signs Of The Times: Reporter's Weird Experience With Shooting Bystanders

A series of tweets from Politico reporter Kyle Cheney is a disturbing signpost of the times -- eyewitnesses mistrusting reporters, and more. Two weird things happened that were too small to mention in the moment, but still stuck with...Show More Summary

Again, Newt Gingrich Capitalizes On Tragedy, Blames Liberals

Kudos to Melissa Francis for standing up to Newt Gingrich, who once again blamed liberals for a tragic shooting. This is a regular thing for him. Today it was: Newt: Very sobering. First of all, we should be very grateful that nobody on the congressional side was killed. Show More Summary

Senator Feinstein Puzzled By Session's Creative Question-Dodging

The poorest excuse for the top lawyer in this once great nation, our current Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions was on the hot seat in the Senate. His dishonest and brazenly disrespectful testimony reaffirmed anyone's doubts...Show More Summary

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