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The Plight of Conservative Feminists

Carly Fiorina has argued that a Hillary Clinton presidency won’t empower women. Would Trump be better?

Your frightening human rights abuses (and mine)

Of course, you have a lot more to answer for if you’re a Republican. You own Guantanamo. “What is the moral superiority of the United States of America if we torture prisoners?” Mr. McCain said shortly before the election. Mr. Obama vowed to shut down the prison during his first year in office, calling it [...]Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Over the weekend, the 'People's Summit' delved into what comes next

This past weekend, a few thousand activists gathered in Chicago for the People’s Summit, a three-day event designed to  "bring together activists committed to a different kind of agenda: a People's Agenda that can enhance and expandShow More Summary

Where is the line between inspiration and infringement?

A somewhat controversial idea is the contention that all of literature, theatre, and film can be broken down into seven basic plots—overcoming the monster, rags to riches, the quest, voyage and return, comedy, tragedy, and rebirth—with Shakespeare hitting ‘em all. Show More Summary

Ohio Senate Race Attracts Highest Outside Spending In Congress, Big Share Of Dark Money

by Alec Goodwin GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is in a statistical dead heat with his Democratic rival, former Gov. Ted Strickland, but his outside spending advantage is substantial. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) Outside groups -- including...Show More Summary

Ohio Senate race attracts highest outside spending in Congress, big share of dark money

Outside groups — including politically active nonprofits like the Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity — have spent more money trying to influence the 2016 Ohio Senate race between Republican Sen. Rob Portman and his challenger, Democrat Ted Strickland, than any other congressional contest: $15.5 million so far. Show More Summary

"Are you a magician?"

Anton Yelchin on "Curb Your Enthusiasm," annoying Larry David with a card trick.A delightful child actor, who grew up to appear as Chekhov in the recent "Star Trek" movies.As played by Mr. Yelchin, Chekov was endearingly antic, humorously...Show More Summary

Trump Was Loyal To Corey Lewandowski — Until He Fell Behind Clinton

Donald Trump’s campaign for president seems to be in chaos. On Monday, Trump fired his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, even though he previously promised he would not do so when other Republicans called for Lewandowski’s head. Whether the firing was the result of personal or strategic differences with Trump or his family, what’s clear is […]

Trump Time Capsule #26: Egypt Air 804

It’s been a month since an EgyptAir flight crashed into the Mediterranean, en route from Paris to Cairo. This past…

Daily Kos Radio HAS ONE MORE RERUN at 9 AM ET!

A year ago, give or take a day or two, we were reacting to the Charleston shooting. It does seem sometimes like things never change. We were also hearing about the Pope turning Republican minds inside-out, one of the King v. BurwellShow More Summary

VIDEO=> Thugs Stalk, Cold-Cock New York Man in Brutal Knockout Attack

An Albany man was the victim of a brutal knockout attack this week. The man was stalked and cold-cocked by... The post VIDEO=> Thugs Stalk, Cold-Cock New York Man in Brutal Knockout Attack appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Building a Society Where Even The Below Average Can Thrive

Ask one hundred progressives what their main complaint is with the establishment Democratic Party and you’ll likely get one hundred different answers. But you will likely hear the word “neoliberal” tossed around, even though the exact...Show More Summary

LIVE VIDEO STREAM=> Donald Trump Returns to Phoenix

Donald Trump is returning to Arizona tonight for a massive rally at the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State... The post LIVE VIDEO STREAM=> Donald Trump Returns to Phoenix appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Orlando Survivor Hassled By Conspiracy Fans For Working At Fox Affiliate

We here at Crooks and Liars are no fans of Fox News, but we're not stupid enough to confuse a local Fox affiliate with them. Nor are we evil enough to suggest that a survivor of the massacre in Orlando is somehow proof that the entire...Show More Summary

Friday Talking Points -- No Magic Phrases

Before we begin, we should mention that this week's talking points section consists of a few extended excerpts from President Obama's recent speech on fighting the Islamic State. What he had to say was important, and it counters several...Show More Summary

Yeah, About That Second Amendment

Source: Jim Jesus / YouTube.com The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." While...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Late Nighters Weigh In On The Week: “On a day when some dipshit terrorist wants us to focus on one man’s brutality and hatred, it might be worth seeing this video posted on Twitter. It shows hundreds of people this morning lining up around the block in Florida waiting to donate blood. Show More Summary

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