Serendeputy - your personal news assistant.

Welcome to Serendeputy!

Serendeputy is your personal news assistant.

Your deputy:
- learns what you like and don't like,
- lovingly compiles a list of news and blogs for you.

You can help your deputy learn by searching, clicking links and pressing the little smiley faces.
How it works.

What to do:
  1. Click links to teach your deputy
  2. Click smileys and frownies
  3. Find favorite topics and sources
  4. See how much better your deputy is getting at finding you good stuff.
  5. Sign in for free to save your profile, or please tell me why you won't.
Vulnerable senators are about to face an onslaught of ads over their failure to do their duty and have a vote on President Obama's Supreme Court nominee. First up? Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey. The Constitutional Responsibility Project released its...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
On a day when news broke that Glenn Beck's media empire is crumbling financially, the man himself decided to take on Donald Trump's unnatural "tan" with an innovative experiment. On his radio program yesterday, Glenn Beck and his co-hosts mocked Republican...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
During a two-part interview with buddy Bill O’Reilly, Donald Trump tried to show off his foreign policy mojo but wound up revealing how truly ignorant he is on the subject. Of course, O’Reilly did not mention how Trump’s recent foreign-policy address...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: News Hound Ellen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
An ardent supporter of Bernie's got a chuckle and a nod from the candidate during a campaign rally today. “Well, that is one way to phrase it,” mused Sanders after an attendee at his rally in Evansville, Indiana yelled out that voters need to tell...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
For months now, Detroit Public School teachers have been protesting the horrendous conditions in their schools. Moldy classrooms, a lack of heat, horrible conditions, and more have them furious and protesting. But instead of responding to their concerns,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
smile
frown
Well isn't that special. Jim VandeHei, former executive editor of Politico, has an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal called "Bring On a Third Party Candidate." VandeHei just can't stand how the Washington establishment has ignored "normal" America. Vandehei...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo consistently grumbles about the slow economic growth of the Obama Administration. It seems that Ms. Bartiromo has compartmentalized all the Bush years into a section of her brain that is inaccessible...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: LeftOfCenter | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
Tell me if you don't think this is a metaphor for what a Cruz presidency would look like. Carly Fiorina is the country; Ted Cruz is the oblivious politician. Actually, you can insert just about anything in there for Carly -- she's women, she's the country,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
A West Virginia man turned himself in over the weekend after a gun he was carrying in his back pocket discharged at a children's swimming lesson. Jackie Kay told Charleston Gazette-Mail that her daughter was in the pool with other children, and that...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
I personally find the death penalty abhorrent, but all moral issues aside, the California Death Penalty system is just ridiculous. More inmates on death row commit suicide than are actually executed. The cost of maintaining the death penalty in the state...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
Since the primaries have shifted to Indiana, Ted Cruz has been getting sick and tired of being heckled. He told a boisterous kid, who told Cruz that he "sucked," that in his household a spanking would be in order and after being taunted by Trump supporters...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
Five New Mexico state workers admitted last week that they denied food assistance to needy families after being pressured by superiors. According to KTRK, five workers at the state's Human Services department told a federal court that they falsified...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
It's not very often that those of us writing for C&L will embed a Wochit video, or a "Fox and Friends" tweet (h/t Mediaite, because yeah, I never check the Fox and Friends twitter stream this early on a Monday): Ted Cruz repeatedly heckled by a young...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
We're going to have a cicada outbreak this summer. It happens every few years, and these winged creatures are so noisy it can affect car accident rates due to sleep loss in humans. Seriously, buy earplugs now. John Oliver was off this weekend, but he...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
Senator Bernie Sanders held a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington on Sunday, and told reporters that he believes he will go to the convention and flip the necessary super delegates to his team and then win the nomination. Hillary's...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
The DCCC has a new trick to help their corrupt conservative candidates steal primaries. Although it hasn't been reported in the lazy Beltway media yet, we've been getting reports from around the country that Steve Israel and the DCCC have been counseling...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Howie Klein | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
[Cross-posted at Orcinus.] Hoo boy. Here we go again. It seems as though everybody loves Jack Hanna. He's every cable network's favorite TV animal expert -- so plain-spoken, so enthusiastic, and he seems so knowledgable! Gee willikers, you can sure believe...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David Neiwert | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
Lyin' Paul Ryan has come up with a new brilliant budgetary idea because he is in no way, never, nope, not going to do it, being the presidential nominee for the Republicans. Because starving grandma isn't enough to get him attention, he now wants to...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: capper | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
The applause at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner had not stopped before Fox News cut away to The Greg Gutfeld Show so they could start panning it. Comic Larry Wilmore got most of the criticism but they didn’t do a lot of praising of...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: News Hound Ellen | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
No, seriously, if anyone wants to go through the @newtgingrich twitter stream and find something stupider, be my guest and share it in comments. Also, really super hoping he's Donald Trump's running mate. I've got a bunch of Calista Gingrich photoshops...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
Sure, many of people have cover this song through the years. Many think (around here at least from what I learned last night) the original was done by Ronnie Hawkins & the Hawks. Well, Young Jessie has a song writing credit for it and released a...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Dale Merrill | Monday, May 2, 2016
smile
frown
You can already hear the disparaging remarks from the Right. There go those Obamas again, the arugula-eating, fitness-oriented, education-minded First Family, showing everybody how superior they are to the Palin Family. Some might just use the word uppity...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: LeftOfCenter | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
On Face The Nation today Lindsey Graham appears to agree with John Boehner's assertion that Ted Cruz actually IS Lucifer, the devil. GRAHAM: I'm advising Ted, go to the last vote. Trump's gotten 40 percent of the popular vote. That doesn't give you 1,237...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Sarah P | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Fox News Senior Correspondent Geraldo Rivera lamented over the weekend that Republican voters would only accept a "crazy person" as their nominee for president. In an interview that aired on Sunday, Fox News media critic Howard Kurtz observed that Rivera...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Who thinks this is going to happen after the way Donald Trump went after Jeb! during this contentious Republican primary race? During a discussion about Trump's horrid foreign policy speech, which apparently impressed The Five co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
NPR On the Media co-host Bob Garfield lit into the cozy relationship between the press and the politicians they're supposed to be covering on this Sunday's Reliable Sources on CNN. CNN generally does a really terrible job of navel-gazing when it comes...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
NBC host Chuck Todd grilled Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Sunday for repeating talking points instead of providing answers to any of his questions. During an interview on NBC's Meet the Press, the visibly frustrated host noted that Cruz...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
The former chief strategist for Bush-Cheney '04 and now ABC's political analyst Matthew Dowd, had some very harsh and realistic words for Ted Cruz and his primary chances on ABC"s THIS WEEK earlier today. Looking at the Indiana polling and what's happened...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Conservative talk show host Jimmy Mathis lashed out at President Barack Obama on Sunday because he didn't not condemn comedian Larry Wilmore for using the N-word in a joke. At the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday, Wilmore ended his comedy...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump doubled down on his accusation that Hillary Clinton is "playing the women's card" on this weekend's Fox News Sunday. Trump defended his sexist remarks about Clinton and told host Chris Wallace that he is the one that came...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Sen. Ted Cruz wants us to believe that he wasn't really trying to paint all transgendered people as sexual predators. "It's not the Caitlyn Jenners of the world," it's those other people who are going to run around dressed up as women just so they can...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Why is it not surprising in the least to hear that Bill O'Reilly's favorite "ambush reporter" was the one that started this dust up? Apparently the Huffington Post's Ryan Grimm and Fox's Jesse Watters got into an actual fight at the MSNBC White House...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
According to famed basketball coach Bobby Knight, Donald Trump’s greatness is right up there with George Washington and our founding fathers. Fox & Friends hosted Knight and Trump Friday with the obvious purpose of helping Trump in the very important...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: News Hound Ellen | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Larry Wilmore had a tough act to follow at last night's White House Correspondence Dinner. Just prior to his nearly 24 minute act, Obama gave the definitive speech, ending with an epic mic drop where he said "Obama OUT" and dropped an actual mic. He...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Sarah P | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
In his final speech at the White House Correspondent's Dinner, President Obama took no prisoners, and no one was exempt. The clip above is Obama musing on what his life will be like in Washington, D.C. once he leaves the White House. It features a cameo...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Who wouldn't want to watch Laurence Olivier v Gregory Peck? It's a fun idea from author Ira Levin. Imagine, trying to bring back The Furor in 1978 ala Orphan Black? And we found an excellent HD version too so it'll look great, full screen. googletag.cmd.push(function()...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
I totally missed this video when it was released last September. The White House, yes, the real White House with the Obama Administration in it, released this video when Dick Cheney took to the Fox News airwaves and The American Enterprise Institute's...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Sunday, May 1, 2016
smile
frown
Bloomberg reports cheese may become a fad food before the end of the year, because we have so much of it: ....The U.S. is sitting on more butter and cheese than it knows what to do with, and the Europeans are to blame. European dairy products are so...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
I've argued in the past that there might not be much unrest at the Republican convention in the event of a convention challenge to Donald Trump -- I don't think the pro-Trump forces, as tough as they think they are, want to mix it up with riot cops using...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Steve M. | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
Rep. Trey Gowdy has embarrassed himself ever since he became the pitch man for the Benghazi conspiracy jackals and after made to look like a fool during Clinton's eleven hour cross examination, you'd think he'd had enough of this by now. If you thought...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
She is just so good at her job. Donald Trump spokesperson extraordinaire Katrina Pierson showed off the planet she lives on for money, appearing on CNN with host Victor Blackwell and Clinton surrogate Miami Beach mayor Philip Levine. Just in case you...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
Conservatives and Trump apologists are trying to spin the chaotic bedlam outside the California GOP Convention yesterday. A large group of anti-Trump activists converged on the SF Bay Area suburb of Burlingame. This presented quite an unconventional...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: LeftOfCenter | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
Like him or not (and I, Susie, love him), Donald Trump is a winner. He had another huge week where he swept the primaries in 5 states. And then he went after Hillary Clinton. She's just a woman, though. No big deal. I have one of them woman cards too...I'm...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Susie Sampson | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
A racist, fed-hating Trump supporter was arrested by the FBI and charged in connection with threats he made on social media threatening President Obama. At the time of his arrest, John Martin Roos had several pipe bombs, an assault-style weapon, and...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
"A lot of what he believes in, we believe in." Seems about right. The Klan insists it's not a hate group, but then so does The Donald. Source: WWBT "You're paying attention to the presidential elections this time? In your own personal opinion, who is...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Scarce | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
Fox News finally got around to suspending Andrea Tantaros and it has nothing to do with her urging people to punch an Obama supporter “in the face.” If you’ve noticed that Tantaros has been missing from the Donald-Trump-cheering section on Fox’s...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: News Hound Ellen | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
The Invictus Games are coming to America. The inaugural Invictus Games in London 2014 used the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women....
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
Trump ally Roger Stone is very afraid. Very, very afraid. This bout of gut-wrenching fear on Stone's part stems from his worry that martial law will be invoked to deny everyone the right to elect a new President in November. This is some bizarre thinking...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
He's the most foompty man in the world... Open thread below... googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1386288741770-3'); });...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown
Time to put another work week to rest and for a change I don't have anything to do or places I have to go this weekend. I can just kick back and do what I wanna do. The O'Jays know what I'm talking about. What are you listening to tonight? googletag.cmd.push(function()...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Dale Merrill | Saturday, April 30, 2016
smile
frown