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Pirro And Huckabee Justify Trump's Refusal To Denounce Charlottesville White Supremacists - Because Obama!

Fox’s Jeanine Pirro and Mike Huckabee just can’t understand why people are upset with Donald Trump for not denouncing the white supremacists whose rally turned violent in Charlottesville, VA – if for no other reason than because President...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Good morning Crooks and Liars! I'm writing this post on Sunday, so who knows by Monday where we will be as Hair Führer and his storm troopers goose-step into the week. We note that Trump didn't just fail to denounce the racists and Nazis in the Charlottesville terror, he refused to do so. Show More Summary

Trump Coddles Fascist Followers, Blames Charlottesville Violence 'On Many Sides'

Much of the country was stunned and horrified that after the first death yesterday, Trump was finally forced to say something. But his message was basically to blame both sides, referring to what happened as an "egregious display ofShow More Summary

Open Thread - Sign Of The Day

A sign from a vigil for Charlottesville in Springfield, Illinois. I call it the best sign, but I'm biased. I made the sign, and the person holding it is my son Junior Dude, who leaves for his first year of college this week. I'm indulging the personal post because today is my 10th year work anniversary here at Crooks and Liars. Show More Summary

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

Someday there might be time where this song doesn't come to mind at least once a day. Right now though isn't the time though because it rings louder and louder every day. What are you listening to tonight?

Showing Your Face At A Nazi Rally May Get You Fired

Being a Nazi isn't great for your resume. Just ask Cole White, recently unemployed. He is an out and proud Nazi who marched in Charlottesville this weekend and his identity was outed by the twitter user @YesYoureRacist, a crusader who is doing God's work by identifying Nazis and racists online from their social media posts. Show More Summary

Nevada's Sen. Dean Heller Literally Stands With Racists

America's most insidious white nationalist groups (read: Neo-Nazis) gathered in Virginia yesterday, open carrying, dressed in riot gear and hoisting confederate flags to proudly terrorize a good portion of America's population. The mere...Show More Summary

Sabato: Let Trump 'Fire All The White Nationalists On His Staff Starting With Steve Bannon'

CNN's Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter spoke with Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, this Sunday about Trump's refusal to condemn the white supremacists at the protests in Charlottesville over the weekend. Sabato had some advice for Trump, but don't expect him to follow it. Show More Summary

Dick Pic Sender, Eric Bolling Of Fox News, Sues Journalist For $50 Million

Tell me if you've heard this before: Fox News has a problem on their hands. One of their male hosts sexually harassed a women. Which names come to mind? Roger Ailes? Bill O'Reilly? Sure, but now we have a third upstanding, conservative...Show More Summary

H.R. McMaster: Trump Condemned 'Bigotry And Hatred On All Sides'

Donald Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster defended Trump's pathetic "many sides" statement after violence and death broke out at a white nationalist rally on NBC's Meet The Press. After learning about the violence in Charlottesville...Show More Summary

Jake Tapper Shuts Down Trump's Nazi Apologist: 'How Many Did The Counter-Protesters Kill?'

CNN host Jake Tapper called out White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert on Sunday because Donald Trump had refused to specifically condemn a so-called alt-Right rally with self-styled Nazis after an alleged white supremacist...Show More Summary

Adm. Mullen 'Extremely Concerned' Over 'Strong Rhetoric' Between U.S. And North Korea

Adm. Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chief of Staffs, told NBC News that the heated rhetoric coming from North Korea and the U.S. "has taken away options -- for leaders to make decisions." Mullen joined Chuck Todd on Meet the...Show More Summary

Michael Moore's Broadway Show Causes GOP Whine Fest

I am not a professional theater critic. But I am a person, with a family I love, living though the faltering of our democratic republic and sometimes I need a little humor, brother/sisterhood, encouragement, and perspective to get me through the day. Show More Summary

'Diamond & Silk' Play 'Both Sides' Apologists For Trump's Refusal To Condemn White Supremacists

There's always someone willing to sell their soul for their fifteen minutes of fame, and if they're Trump supporters, Fox will put them on the air. You Tube "stars" Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, better known as “Diamond”...Show More Summary

No, Donald Trump Is NOT Mentally Ill

Maybe it’s just the people I follow on Twitter, but lately it seems that every other tweet mentions a common assumption that Donald Trump is mentally ill. I’ve seen members of the press say it as well as celebrities and everyday not so well-known Americans. Show More Summary

Charlotteville Mayor: Blame Lies At The Doorstep Of The White House

"The blame lies right at the doorstep at the White House". Succinct and to the point. Source: CNN (CNN) Charlottesville Democratic mayor Michael Signer said Sunday that President Donald Trump had emboldened organized racists who caused...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Lawyers, Guns and Money: The myth of the Obama-Trump voter. Jacobin: How did they get so rich? TomDispatch: The great hysteria. Echidne of the Snakes: Terry Pratchett as comfort reading in the current political situation. This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

VIDEO: Sen. Dean Heller Is Happy Healthcare Bill He Voted For Failed

Brave, brave, brave Sir Dean! After playing Hamlet for days as to how he was probably too principled to vote for the Obamacare repeal, Sen. Dean Heller... voted for it anyway, helped along by heavy handed threats from the White House. American...Show More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

"Springtime for Hitler" from The Producers (1967) I remember seeing "The Producers" when I was a kid and just not understanding how Mel Brooks could joke about Hitler. My mom tried to explain to me that sometimes the most effective way to confront horror was to minimize it by laughing at it and not giving it the power to scare you. read more

C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: Farewell My Lovely (1975)

Raymond Chandler built his hardboiled detective hero, Phillip Marlowe, using this blueprint: “Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. He is the hero; he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man. Show More Summary

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