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The Trump Easter Egg Roll Has A 'Hunger Games' Feel To It

I really don't want to be THAT liberal who finds fault every single time a Republican President does something. Even Trump. The Easter Egg Roll should be above politics. Yes the Trump White House under-managed the whole thing, it's much...Show More Summary

Immigrant Families Forced To Celebrate Easter At Border Fence

Like many American families, immigrant families also celebrated Easter this year with music, food and prayer. But this gathering in Imperial Beach, California at the Border Field State Park to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ was unlike any other celebration in the land of the free. Show More Summary

The Wrath Of Steve?

If Steve Bannon is fired, Politico's Ben Schreckinger believes that Donald Trump and his new best friends in the West Wing might rue the day: I asked friends and foes alike to imagine how, should Bannon get the boot, the pugnacious populist...Show More Summary

What Do These Old TV Commercials Say About Donald Trump?

New Yorkers know that Trump served as our punchline for 40 years – not as our thought leader or master builder. He's been more like our dumbass masterbator who never pays his bills and builds apartment towers that are always on the brink of falling down. That's why many New Yorkers can't understand how the rest of the country doesn't see that. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Indomitable: Sean Spicer’s Holocaust comments were not a mistake. Frankly Curious: Trump was always an establishment Republican. The Debate Link: A closer look at "irrational" choices by the poor. Beggars Can Be Choosers: Let Bill O'Reilly's advertisers know what you think. This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

Fox's Webb Attacks Elizabeth Warren: I'm Not Taking National Security Advice From Her

Golden rule over on Fox "news": You're only allowed to give your two cents on the military or national security if you're a Republican. Never mind if you're a completely clueless, unqualified draft-dodger who somehow ended up being elected as our Commander-in-Chief. Show More Summary

Open Thread - Alternative To White House Egg Roll

Natalie Rebetsky is a collector of White House Easter Eggs, but this year she felt bad about having a Donald Trump egg in her house, particularly because of his cuts to the Arts. So she invested $5000 of her own money in having alternative...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Stone Roses

About a decade or so ago I was asked to DJ an Easter Sunday dinner at a local hipster bar. "All the heathens, non-believers or people who have nowhere else to hang out are invited to come and feast if they bring a dish to pass" was the...Show More Summary

What Happens When 'Putin's Useful Tool' Is No Longer Useful?

Since Newt Gingrich's tenure, the GOP has steadily and resolutely moved away from bipartisanship and towards 'win-at-any-costs' levels of cheating, gamesmanship and demonization which has moved to the point where current Senate Majority...Show More Summary

Fareed Zakaria Warns Liberals To Avoid 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

Fareed Zakaria definitely had his delicate fee-fees hurt by the harsh criticism he received from the Left after he characterized Trump's missile launch into Syria as a presidentially-defining moment. Perhaps when Jeremy Scahill stated...Show More Summary

Mid Day Open Thread

It's time for the annual Peeps Diorama Contest, sponsored by The Washington Post. Personally, this is the only acceptable usage of the questionable food product known as Peeps. This particular one, by Eleanor Tilghman, was my favorite, although it only placed 9th according to the judges. Show More Summary

Fox's Jon Scott Tells Muslims Not To 'Burn People Alive' If They Don't Want To Be Viewed Negatively

The snowflakes over on Fox "news" want us to believe Hollywood is trying to keep the white man down. Homeland actor Mandy Patinkin made an appearance on MSNBC's MTP Daily earlier this week to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis and the recent move by his series to portray the Muslim community in a more sympathetic light. Show More Summary

MORE Top 3 Worst Things Trump & The GOP Did Recently

Another week of FAILS! When are we going to get tired of all that "winning?" This time, Trump forgot which country he bombed, took away protections for workers and women, is hurting children, is making it harder to pay back loans and is killing animals. Sound good to you? Awesome. Please share this video & subscribe on youtube!

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Easter Tweets Include Preparing For War

What a guy. On a holiday that many Americans celebrate today as a holy day, Trump tweeted wildly. His main goal, as always, was to narcissistically promote himself, but then he spiraled into paranoia and grandiosity, finishing up by signaling that impending wars are right around the corner. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

ImmigrationProfBlog: Federal judge may issue an injunction blocking the Trump administration from withholding funds to “sanctuary cities.” Joe.My.God.: Donald Trump demands to be queen for a day in London. Ed Rendell: For the love of...Show More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Happy Easter, to all our believers and Happy Chocolate Bunny Day to those of us who prefer the more pagan/secular version. My babies are too grown for the egg hunts of old. I generally can't even get them up before noon on Sundays now. So it's just you and me and the C&L crew looking at how the Sunday shows wants to frame the dialog for the coming week. read more

SNL: Melissa McCarthy Returns As Press Secretary Sean Spicer

Melissa McCarthy reprised her role as Sean Spicer and wow, did we need it. Just a few days ago Sean Spicer had that disasterous press briefing where he said that even Hitler ‘didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons,’ although he sent...Show More Summary

SNL: Trump Pits Kushner And Bannon In Apprentice-Style Showdown

Tonight's SNL cold open is definitely going to piss Donald Trump off. Not only did it feature a Bannon as the Grim Reaper, but it also mercilessly mocked Jared Kushner, his son-in-law/source of envy/main adviser/main White House Jew....Show More Summary

Open Thread - Happy Easter?

Some things in life are bad They can really make you mad Other things just make you swear and curse. When you're chewing on life's gristle Don't grumble, give a whistle And this'll help things turn out for the best... And...always look...Show More Summary

Trump Demands Royal Treatment In Carriage Ride With The Queen

One report listed the carriage ride as an essential part of Trump's state visit to the UK. Later, the White House issued a press release denying this, and that no details had yet been made for the planned October visit. But since Trump...Show More Summary

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