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James West at Mother Jones wrote a great piece about how well and mannered the CBC covered the Canada shootings Wednesday, as compared to how the American media uses the ridiculous "Breaking News" hyped up nonsense that gives us no information, but hopes...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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This is nothing new for anyone who has been following the story of Mike Allen's Politico "Playbook" and his organization regularly blurring the lines between what could be called "journalism" (although I'd use the term lightly when it comes to anything...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Charles Krauthammer wants us to remember when President "Rockstar" appeared in Denver at the 2008 "worship session." There was hope, change and a future for America that didn't include George W. Bush and the GOP. The country was relieved that our collective...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Vegasjessie | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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It seems hard to believe but a doctor who returned from Guinea after working with Ebola patients decided the best thing to do was to go out in public. On a packed subway. Seems like he's a good guy with bad ideas. Soooo, not the doctor I'll be going...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Sampson | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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During his New Rules segment this Friday night, Real Time's Bill Maher took a shot at the "easily distracted" voters of Kansas, who may actually reelect their Governor Sam Brownback for another undeserved term after he wrecked the economy of their state,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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cartoon h/t Ravens Fan. (Via Amato) Has anyone else noticed Tis the Season for people (the ones I've heard are seniors) kvetching that kids from "other" (ahem, brown) neighborhoods are being "dropped off" in their neighborhood to get free candy? I like...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Bluegal aka Fran | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The collaboration between the two came to fruition in the form of their debut album with this project, Sukierae. I haven't heard the rest of the album, but after hearing this song, I'm eager to. It's got Tweedy's good lyrics plus the music is interesting...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Ryan Pressman | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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You know how conservatives -- especially Tea Party conservatives -- fetishize the Constitution and Bill of Rights? They claim they are the Supreme Documents, at least, until they're not. Allen West, lunatic and teapartyer, has some advice for the government,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Well, it certainly made a great line for a movie promo. Too bad it's completely false, but Michelle Malkin hasn't ever really been a fan of facts anyway. Earlier this week Malkin pimped her shiny new Citizens United "How Colorado Is Turning Into The...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Another mass shooting tragedy: MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- A freshman student opened fire at a high school north of Seattle, critically injuring three other students, then killing himself, based on police, student and hospital reports. Maryville police did...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Halloween is one of my favorite holidays for two reasons: First of all I love horror movies and before Netflix and Amazon came along, there was always a marathon on some network leading up to the festivities of Oct.31. Also, I just love to hand out candy...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The first patient in the New York Metropolitan Area has tested positive for the Ebola virus, an inevitability in our global society. A travel ban from the afflicted West African nations is not recommended by anyone except Republican hacks looking to...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Vegasjessie | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Ernst always has time for Fox News it seems, basically free advertising. She's made several other appearances on that network in the past week as well, but won't talk to the Des Moines Register, the largest daily in the state. via Media Matters After...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Scarce | Friday, October 24, 2014
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From: Crooks and Liars | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Are Republicans cutting their losses in Wisconsin, where potential felon Gov. Scott Walker is running for reelection? Inquiring minds want to know! Via the Weekly Standard: Is New Jersey governor and Republican Governors Association chairman Chris Christie...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Friday, October 24, 2014
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From: Crooks and Liars | Friday, October 24, 2014
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This is a funny video but it's also so not funny. Mitch McConnell is easy to ridicule and yet he wields his power on behalf of the Kochs and other Republican billionaires. He's been a key player in the erosion of campaign finance laws. He is as corrupt...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The same Peter King who helped raise money for the IRA is very, very upset about how dirty fucking civil liberties hippies and That Librul Media are stopping us from stopping Muslims and their terrible terror: In response to this week’s deadly shootings...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Friday, October 24, 2014
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I want to pull several details of the HuffPo’s last two pieces on the CIA torture report together (kudos to HuffPo for stealing Ali Watkins from McClatchy).Tuesday’s story presents conflicting claims about whether the CIA impersonated SSCI staffers...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: emptywheel | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Up until yesterday, I was blissfully unaware of who Kimberly Guilfoyle is. I know that some of you watch Fox News to see what the other side is doing but not me. I cannot bring myself to do that. However, I do appreciate those of you who do so I can...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Juanita Jean | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Bill O'Reilly took his turn piling onto President Obama over the Ottawa shooting this week, and pretending that he just wants to coddle the Islamic terrorists during his Talking Points Memo this Thursday night. He also used the occasion to proclaim that...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Friday, October 24, 2014
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From: Crooks and Liars | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Get your daily dose of white privilege right here, folks! I was determined to ignore what the Bill-O and Bernie show might say about Ferguson, but alas, I couldn't. It is a case study in what white privilege looks like. To understand these goons (if...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A private autopsy report performed by Dr. Cyril Wecht on VonDerrit Myers contradicts the account of the off-duty police officer who shot him while moonlighting for a security company. St. Louis American: Six bullets struck Myers on the rear part of his...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Wisconsin Republicans have known for a long time that one of their own, Wisconsin State Representative Bill Kramer (R-Groperville) has a history of being inappropriate around women. Despite this knowledge, they still elected him to be the Assembly Majority...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: capper | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Two more of the American Patriots group have been arrested on the Texas border for charges ranging from felons in possession of a weapon to charges of making a false report about ownership of seized weapons. Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Anonymous | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Yes, there is a case of Ebola in New York City. Dr. Craig Spencer recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, and has been self-monitoring for symptoms, which appeared today. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where they have been...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Friday, October 24, 2014
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While a brilliant musician, Bud Powell battled with Schizophrenia for a long time. All those noises you can hear him making while he's playing? Those who knew him said "you could hear his demons" when he played, and that's how they were manifested. Regardless,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Ryan Pressman | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Via Memepix. Damn nice of them to add that Chyron about mass death in Nepal. But really, isn't the noise your snack chip bag makes more important? Open thread below......
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Bluegal aka Fran | Friday, October 24, 2014
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I really do admire this man: VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called a "penal populism" that promises to solve society's problems by punishing crime instead...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The wild and wacky Joni Ernst Campaign show just keeps getting better and better. Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowa, said during an NRA event in 2012 that she would use a gun to defend herself from the government. “I have...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Oh, my. Is Pat Robertson feeling left out of the loop with conservative crazies lately? Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson insisted that he and others have the power to raise the dead, but lamented that people these days are withholding this...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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How should Democrats make their case on the economy? In the last days of the election, this isn’t a rhetorical question. For all the furor about Ebola, ISIS, Ferguson, the Secret Service, and Obama, the economy will remain the determining issue in...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Robert Borosage | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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When it comes to expressing opinions on gun control, Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said on Thursday that supermodels should keep their mouths shut and their clothes off. Following the shooting near Parliament in Ottawa, Canada on Tuesday, supermodel...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Morning Joe never fails to show both sides' perspective: the perspective of both the right and the far right. So he had on Matt Lewis from The Daily Caller to defend the much maligned Palin girls who were the real victims of assault at the Palin family...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Vegasjessie | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Another round accidentally left in a gun. Oops! KOKOMO, Ind. (21Alive) -- Police are investigating an incident where a 9-month-old was shot in the head Wednesday evening. According to RTV6, the incident happened around 5 p.m. when 31-year-old John Hambaugh...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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We do a lot of sittin' and bitchin' around here, but now it's time to get off our butts and onto the phones, where we can make an actual difference. Imagine how good it will feel if a Democrat wins by ten votes, and you can say to yourself, "I helped...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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It's not that I don't admire Elizabeth Warren. Who doesn't? But I can't be the only person who remember what happened in 2007, when personality politics took over the Democratic primary process, and people's expectations were just wishful thinking. It...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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From: Crooks and Liars | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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A high school in mourning and this shit walks in... via Alaska Dispatch News WASILLA -- An unapologetic U.S. Rep. Don Young on Wednesday wasn't backing down from statements he made Tuesday at Wasilla High School that suicide shows a lack of support from...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Scarce | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Fox's Tucker Carlson and his buddy Bill Hemmer weren't going to let their cohort Sean Hannity be the only one piling on President Obama failing to call the shooting rampage in Canada yesterday an "act of terror" quickly enough to suit them. Just like...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Scorpio New Moon, Solar Eclipse. The New Moon on Thursday, October 23 will bless us with a fresh emotional cycle that can be used to approach life, work and relationships. The New Moon is prime time to become still, so that we may become aware of our...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: starcana | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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From: Crooks and Liars | By: Anonymous | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Sean Hannity once again wins the prize for being one of the most repulsive figures on Faux "news." If anyone thought it would take more than a day for someone at Fox to figure out a way to attack President Obama over the shooting in Canada, they were...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Gossip, rumors, and scandals, oh my! Someone I know has put together a website for political operatives, insiders, relatives or former babysitters of political candidates who want to go to confession. (Or just do a plain old oppo dump.) But you don't...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Madrak | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Nothing new for McConnell, but when you're as flush with Koch money as he is this election his habits have just become even more blatant. via The Hill The Kentucky Republican Party is offering volunteers all-expenses-paid trips to join Sen. Mitch McConnell's...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Scarce | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Bill O'Reilly is upset because he feels the Left are vilifying him and others for whipping up fears in our country about the Ebola virus spreading and ISIS terror attacks coming to a city near you so after doing a segment on the Canadian shootings, he...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Kevin Lyndel “K.C.” Massey III, the current self-described “commander” of the gathering of border militiamen near Brownsville, Texas, dubbed Camp LoneStar, was arrested by federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David Neiwert | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The sliming of Michael Brown is in full swing now. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch somehow got hold of the official autopsy report and proceeded to get an expert analysis of it, which they then twisted into an article about how Darren Wilson's account was...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: karoli | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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These guys have been doing pretty well and they're in the middle of a tour that's taking them from the U.S. to Europe. Good to see some indie talent getting noticed these days. On top of that, their music video was animated by the very talented Felix...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Ryan Pressman | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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