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Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

I've been reeling this week from all that has bombarded us. From the seemingly endless number of high profile men being accused of sexual improprieties at the work place (pro-tip: at no time while at work should your penis be exposed. Show More Summary

SNL Cold Open: White House Christmas Carol

While Melania (Cecily Stong) entertains guests (sans any reporter of color) in her stark branches and creepy shadows-decorated halls at the White House Christmas party, Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) escapes to the Oval Office, only to find himself visited by a chained Michael Flynn (Mikey Day), promising three more visitors who could change his destiny.

How Could Trump Become Any Worse? Like This

Axios's Mike Allen reports: Exhausted by the Trump presidency? Brace yourself: White House officials expect Trump to be even more outrageous and cocksure in coming months. What we're hearing: Officials tell us Trump seems more self-assured,...Show More Summary

C&L's Sat Nite Chiller Theater: The Changling (1980)

A solid, well-cast, old-fashion creepy-as-hell ghost story. A gothic mansion, ominous booming the the walls, the whispers from nowhere. They don't make them this way anymore, and more's the pity. Enjoy!

Fox & Friends Urge Trump ‘Take Advantage’ Of Steinle Acquittal By Building Border Wall

Fox got to work exploiting the acquittal of the undocumented immigrant who killed (pretty, white) Kate Steinle by urging Number One Fan Donald Trump to "take advantage" of the situation and build his border wall. Before the announcement...Show More Summary

Gowdy Used Taxpayer Money To Pay Settlement To Aide Who Was Wrongfully Terminated

Another day, another secret settlement by Congress. This time it involves Trey Gowdy and a settlement paid to a former aide, Bradley Podliska, who claims he was fired, in part, because he refused to solely focus his investigative work on Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

K.T. McFarland Wrote: Russia Has 'Just Thrown The USA Election To Trump'

Quite an interesting disclosure in this breaking NYTimes story about documents obtained by Robert Mueller: Mr. Bossert forwarded Ms. McFarland’s Dec. 29 email exchange about the sanctions to six other Trump advisers, including Mr. Flynn; Reince Priebus, who had been named as chief of staff; Stephen K. Show More Summary

Greg Gutfeld Downplays Gen. Flynn's Conviction To Winning A 'Crockpot' Instead Of A 'New Car'

Fox News' Greg Gutfeld turned to the game show The Price Is Right and proclaimed the media looked like idiots because they thought they'd get a Russian collusion indictment on Gen. Flynn, like a "brand new car" but instead they onlyShow More Summary

Trump Admits He Obstructed Justice In This Tweet

For someone who gets away with so much, this seems like a really stupid thing to say: On Saturday, Trump defended his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, following news that Flynn had pled guilty to one count of making false...Show More Summary

New Yorkers Come Out To Tell Trump Exactly What They Think Of Him

Pres Trump boards Air Force One at @JBA_NAFW on political fundraising trip to NYC. Has three events there expected to raise $6-million for his Victory Fund. Using smaller C32A/757 as Air Force One. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) December 2, 2017 Trump's motorcade greeted with chants of 'lock him up' in NYC. Show More Summary

Fox's Dobbs Wants Obama Rounded Up By U.S. Marshals For Criticizing Trump Abroad

So nice to see that Lou Dobbs' case of Obama derangement syndrome hasn't abated one iota since the former president has left office. Apparently the Fox Business Network host is none too happy with President Obama for criticizing Trump...Show More Summary

On The Bright Side, If Tax Bill Passes, Republicans Don't Need Trump

Joy Reid started this edition of AM Joy by talking about Trump's mental instability and the effects of Michael Flynn's guilty plea. But none of that matters to the Republicans who got their tax cuts -- she showed a clip of Paul RyanShow More Summary

AirBnB And Russia: Corporate Crime Built Into The Business Model

I am an old-fashioned kind of guy: when I do business with a company, I want to purchase good products and services for a reasonable price. Maybe it’s odd enough in these times, but I don’t want the company I am doing business with to be either cheating me or to be engaged in criminal enterprises. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Infidel753: Some observations on minor parties. The Mahablog: The yin and yang of sexual harassment. Pharyngula: Gilded ages are not times of human flourishing. You Might Notice a Trend: How a republic dies – by a thousand tax cuts. Naked Capitalism: A round-up of critiques of the Republican tax plan. This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

Jon Tester Sneers At The Republicans Tax Bill Farce

One of the more conservative Democratic senators, Jon Tester of Montana, was livid tonight, tweeting out his disgust (which has since gone viral) at the process that has the Senate voting on the Republican tax bill with absolutely no one knowing exactly what's in it. Said Tester: I was just handed a 479-page tax bill a few hours before the vote. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Jeff Beck Group

Friday's are usually a slow day workwise at my place of employment. What a news day we had though. Flynn is talking and the dominoes are really starting to fall now. Hopefully the free and sane world will get a great Christmas gift this year by seeing the whole lot of purloiners going down. What are you listening to tonight?

Fox Refuses To Air Ad About How GOP Tax Plan Benefits Trump Family

Fox News has a fishy explanation for refusing to air an ad showing that the Republican tax plan benefits Donald Trump and his family to the tune of a billion dollars. Politico reported that the ad is “part of a six-figure buy from the...Show More Summary

Matt Schlapp Blames Obama For 'Unmasking' Mike Flynn

After Gen. Michael Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI, a Fox News Trump surrogate blamed Obama for hating Flynn and purposefully unmasking him. There is no evidence that the Obama administration did anything wrong. Matt Schlapp, a...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Flynn Prepared To Testify Against Trump!

This. Changes. Everything. ABC News: Flynn’s plea signals the former top adviser to President Trump is now cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team. A brief statement released by Mueller’s team Friday morning does not say...Show More Summary

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