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CNN's Reliable Sources' host Brian Stelter had an open message for journalists still struggling with how to cover a president who feels no compunction to be honest, or factual, or anything less than unhinged. Let's tell some truths about lying, because...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Nicole Belle | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This ad is brilliant. It tells a story, and it grabs your attention, and the message is incredibly powerful. Ad Week: At the outset, we meet Evan, a high school kid who can't wait for summer break. He's so bored that he begins etching words into a table...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Even though Megyn Kelly clearly disagreed with Donald Trump’s anti-American demand that flag burners should be prosecuted and/or stripped of citizenship, she nonetheless offered a friendly forum for a Trump supporter – and attorney, no less – to...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: News Hound Ellen | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The two most vulnerable Democratic Senator seats for 2018 are Claire McCaskill, from my state of Missouri, and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp. Senator McCaskill is a person who has stood by the President, and Hillary Clinton. She's also stood by the people...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: shelleyp | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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After Edgar Maddison Welch strode into Comet Ping Pong yesterday with his assault-style weapon and fired one shot into the floor, reality struck journalists like thunder, causing reports like the one above to be filed explaining that not only is the...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This morning, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough tore into Gen. Flynn's constant use of Twitter to retweet and promote racist, anti-Semitic and fake news stories and said, "He needs to apologize to America." Gen. Flynn is about to be named as Donald Trump's...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Monday, December 5, 2016
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It's about time: “Despite continued questions that should be answered regarding the voting process, I personally believe that the majority of our citizens have spoken,” McCrory said. “And we should now do everything we can to support the 75th governor...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Since Ben Carson wasn't comfortable with the Secretary of Health and Human Services position, Donald Trump needed to find another place for his 'African-American' in his cabinet of horrors, so he can meet a diversity quota. Thanks to Rude Pundit who...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: LeftOfCenter | Monday, December 5, 2016
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U.S. Representative Keith Ellison has been a target of Fox News since 2006. But now that Ellison is in the running to become the next head of the DNC, Fox has Ellison squarely in its sites. This week, Fox used a favorite African-American racist, Kevin...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: News Hounds Priscilla | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This piece by New York Times public editor Liz Spayd is not going over well: IF you have not yet heard the term “alt-right,” you most likely are living in another orbit. It is the chosen name of an extremist fringe with white supremacy at its roots....
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Steve M. | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Donald Trump's conversation last week with the Taiwanese president was neither accidental, initiated by her, nor was it a gaffe. It was, instead, the product of right-wing extremists pulling Trump's puppet strings behind the scenes and had been planned...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Monday, December 5, 2016
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On Sunday, a man with a rifle showed up at a Washington, DC pizza restaurant, threatening one employee before shooting his gun into the floor a couple of times. It turns out he believed the lies perpetuated on Reddit and Alex Jones' site about "Pizzagate",...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Monday, December 5, 2016
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So terrific! Open Thread below... googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1386288741770-3'); });...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Monday, December 5, 2016
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I slept in this morning. And I mean really slept in. Like til noon. It's been quite a long time for me to sleep in that late. When I woke up plenty of the Sunday chores we're already done and my partner in crime had Bobby Darin on the stereo. What are...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Dale Merrill | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney recently suggested President-elect Donald Trump’s social media skills meant that the American people no longer needed the news media. At the Reagan National Defense Forum, CNN’s Barbara Starr asked the former vice...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Civil rights activist Danielle Muscato’s tweets went viral over the weekend after she blasted President-elect Donald Trump for “embarrassing” himself on Twitter instead of preparing to govern. In the weeks after winning the 2016 presidential election,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Wow! This is an unexpected ray of good news in the bleak coverage of post-election America. The Daily Beast: The Army Corps of Engineers has reportedly told the Oceti tribe that it will halt work on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline in order to...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Nicole Belle | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The overarching theme of the incoming administration seems to be this: We know rather well that we'd breaking well-established norms by (fill in the blank), but it's not illegal. Since Cheeto Mussolini doesn't care about precedent, or respecting the...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: LeftOfCenter | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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I don't know if I could do it. How is it possible for Alex Castellanos to go on television and make such laughably stupid assertions? How can he believe that Americans are this gullible? How can he look himself in the mirror and not feel like scum of...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Nicole Belle | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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On NBC's Meet The Press, Vice President-elect Mike Pence told host Chuck Todd that Gen. Petraeus only mishandled "classified information" and it's up to Trump to decide if that's disqualifying or whether he should get the job of Secretary of State. Apparently...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Over 1,000 hate crimes have been reported since the election of Donald Trump. Most are directed towards Jews and Muslims and Donald Trump has not come out with any sort of statement/tweet/talking point to calm these racists down. This seems a great start...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Sarah P | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway recently declared on CNN that Donald Trump's election win meant that his behavior on Twitter was automatically "presidential." During a forum at the Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics last week,...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Vice President-elect Mike Pence asserted on Sunday that Donald Trump was "entitled" to say that millions of Americans voted illegally -- even if the claim was false. During an interview on ABC's This Week, host George Stephanopoulos reminded the future...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Alec Baldwin once again made a mockery of our very thin-skinned president-elect during SNL's Cold Open, and surprise, surprise, Trump was none too happy with Baldwin. SNL: Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump Goes Twitter Crazy: Donald Trump is still the president-elect...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Heather | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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You know how Donald Trump wants to take away someone’s citizenship if they burn the American flag? Well, here’s how he and Kellyanne Conway think the flag should be displayed. Personally, I think the tightie whities add such a respectful touch. Anybody...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Juanita Jean | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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An little-seen classic directed by Italian horror film master, Mario Bava, this could be the only film where Telly Savalas plays the Devil. A fussy and overworked Devil, who oversees an seemingly endless cycle of jealousy, betrayal and murder in which...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: driftglass | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up the Republican Party’s economic orthodoxy. He wielded the threat of government power to pressure United Technologies, the parent company of Carrier, to partially rescind plans for sending 800 jobs to Mexico...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Bill Scher | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Let's remember that the FBI Director, nearly every legal expert who is not a Trump supporter, and yes, most of the Congress do not think there is a case against Hillary Clinton. Crowd chants “lock her up” after Trump says "we did have a lot of fun...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The Standing Rock Sioux have suffered awful abuse in their fight to save their land from certain demise, at the hands of the environmentally destructive fossil fuel industry. The North Dakota Cheyenne River Sioux have been hit by law enforcement with...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: LeftOfCenter | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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It's an actual thing now. Trump supporters stressed out, yelling at the air, claiming discrimination or mistreatment by African-American service workers. Caught on camera. The staff at AM Joy is calling it "Acute Discrimination Envy." JOY ANN REID: There's...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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If we were to search for the absolute best leaders for the different cabinet positions in the White House, we'd find Trump's picks directly opposite them. A cabinet leader should support the mission of his or her cabinet, and seek to ensure it operates...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: shelleyp | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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I suppose there could be a fair amount of this over the next four years: When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink. She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he would knock the moneyed elites from...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Steve M. | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The White House is very beautiful this Christmas.... Open thread below... googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1386288741770-3'); });...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Yes! It's Friday. I don't know about you but it has been a looooong week for yours truly. The weekend is here though so let's all get our groove on with a solid piece of mid 70's sound. It seems that Mother's Finest is neglected nowadays when name checking...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Dale Merrill | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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A New York man who threatened to "shoot all Spanish-speaking people" at a grocery store is facing weapons charges, according to The Journal News. The Putnam County Sheriff's Office said 56-year-old Wayne Rossi used racially-charged language when he interrupted...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: David | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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And here we are. pic.twitter.com/Vv4cjLI5gJ — Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) November 23, 2016 A number of liberal writers, me included, seem to have gotten this notice yesterday. https://t.co/OROGP1qbDF — Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) November 23, 2016...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Frances Langum | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Trump and Duterte, sittin' in a tree...That's what we're about to see, now that Trump has invited the President-Fascist Rodrigo Duterte for a little sit-down at the White House. Perhaps they'll exchange tips about how to keep all the people bowing before...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: Karoli Kuns | Friday, December 2, 2016
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In its never-ending quest to extol liberty, Fox News once again set out to stifle it by whipping up hatred and animosity toward those who have differing opinions. In this case, stalker producer Jesse Watters literally invaded the home of a man who dared...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: News Hound Ellen | Friday, December 2, 2016
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During a Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics conference, rival Republican operatives had a chance to voice their displeasure at CNN's head honcho Jeff Zucker, for his over the top coverage of Donald Trump. A lot has been made out of CNN's non-stop...
From: Crooks and Liars | By: John Amato | Friday, December 2, 2016
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