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 2018-08-14 21:02 

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: 'I Can't Guarantee Anything' About Trump And The N-Word...

I guess the press corps is pretty tired of hearing, "I haven't spoken directly to the president about that specific topic, so..." from our Propaganda Secretary. It's how she answers the vast majority of embarrassing questions about the sha...

 2018-08-14 19:30 

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BOMBSHELL: Omarosa Says Trump Knew About Hacked Emails Before Wikileaks...

TRANSCRIPT: TUR: And you were instructed, according to the book, to bring up the e-mails at every point you could at the end of the 2016 campaign. Hillary Clinton's e-mails. OMAROSA: Yes, that is our talker. TUR: Did Donald Trump know about the e-mail...

 2018-08-14 19:00 

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Rep. Goodlatte's Son Raises Money To Turn His Father's District Blue...

Rep. Bob Goodlatte was retiring anyway, but the fact that his son Bobby, a computer scientist and angel investor, is publicly raising money for the Democrat running for the open seat has got to hurt: The son of retiring Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) announced...

 2018-08-14 17:44 

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Tucker Carlson Spins 'Tiny' DC Rally: WHAT White Supremacy?...

Behold Fox News coverage of the small turnout at the "Unite the Right" rally in Washington DC, which was overwhelmed by a counter-rally of anti-white supremacy protestors. The lesson here, according to Tucker Carlson? Is it that Donald Trump shoul...

 2018-08-14 16:26 

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Kellyanne Conway Can't Even Defend Trump Calling Omarosa A 'Dog'...

Fox News host Bill Hemmer confronted Kellyanne Conway about Trump's abusive tweet towards his former WH aide Omarosa, where he praised John Kelly for "quickly firing that dog!" Hemmer can be a tough interviewer when he wants to be, and he took...

 2018-08-14 15:51 

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Even Neil Cavuto's Panel Can't Fathom Trump's 'Dog' Tweet...

Fox News hosts Juan Williams and Neil Cavuto seemed stunned on Tuesday after President Donald Trump tweeted that his former aid, Omarosa Manigault, is a "dog." Moments after Williams joined Cavuto, who was guest hosting a Fox Business show, Trump ...

 2018-08-14 15:41 

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CBS Releases Omarosa Audio: Aides Discuss Trump Using N-Word...

Last night, former Trump spokesperson Katrina Pierson denied she knew Trump used the n-word on Fox News saying her conversation with Omarosa, "did not happen," but CBS released a new Omarosa tape which catches her on tape doing exactly what Omaros...

 2018-08-14 13:54 

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Do We Need Another Presidential Amateur? Michael Avenatti Goes To Iowa...

Presidential politics isn't really a good hobby, and we've seen what happens when an armchair politician is suddenly catapulted to the Oval Office. It's kind of like plucking a video gamer from in front of the TV and putting him in a fighter p...

 2018-08-14 12:41 

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Latest Crazed Tweets Indicates Trump Is A Little Bit Worried Today...

Let's see: It was all a big plot, Omarosa is now a "dog," and poor Trump is still being persecuted by a vast left-wing conspiracy: Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch: "The Strzok firing is as much about the Mueller operation as anything else. Th...

 2018-08-14 12:18 

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Maddow: Trump Picks Off Another Comey Witness With Strzok Firing...

Rachel Maddow pointed out last night that with the shocking firing of FBI counterintelligence official Peter Strzok, Trump has forced out almost every single witness to James Comey's account of Trump's attempt to obstruct justice. "In Comey...

 2018-08-14 11:05 

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Trump Refuses To Say John McCain's Name For Bill Named After Him...

The Defense Authorization Bill for 2019 is named after Senator McCain, but not once would Trump utter his name during a speech yesterday. Just another bit of pettiness from a man who's frequently disparaged McCain and his military service, infamously ...

 2018-08-14 03:30 

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Open Thread - Star Wars/Harry Potter Mashup...

Via Tastefully Offensive : Solana Beach, California-based visual effects artist David Ariew created this short but awesome short film that cleverly mashes the Harry Potter and Star Wars universes together. Open Thread below......

 2018-08-14 03:00 

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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Aretha Frankin...

As it is sit here and type this out for the Music Club tonight, word is that Aretha Frankin is gravely ill . Aretha's voice has been part of our national fabric for years. After she is gone, it will continue to be as well. There are so many songs by h...

 2018-08-14 01:03 

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Did Trump Get FBI Agent Peter Strzok Fired For Texts? Looks Like It...

Agent Peter Strzok was just fired from the FBI - finally. The list of bad players in the FBI & DOJ gets longer & longer. Based on the fact that Strzok was in charge of the Witch Hunt, will it be dropped? It is a total Hoax. No Collusion, No Obstruction - ...

 2018-08-14 01:00 

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Don Jr. Will Someday Be The GOP Presidential Nominee If He Avoids Prison (And Maybe If He Doesn't)...

Let's start with the headline of this Washington Post story : "Despite" is the wrong word. What should it be instead? "Largely as a result of"? Junior is obviously a star because being linked to pro-Russia is a badge of honor on the ri...

 2018-08-14 00:00 

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Trump Poses With Bikers Wearing Naked Boob Patches...

President Donald Trump over the weekend gave his tacit presidential approval to a bikers wearing sexist and crude patches. Trump on Sunday met with members of "Bikers for Trump", who are boycotting Harley-Davidson because the motorcycle company is...

 2018-08-13 18:54 

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FL Shooter In 'Stand Your Ground' Case Has History Of Road Rage, Gun Threats...

Read on for the chilling details. Via the Tampa Bay Times: The Clearwater man who shot and killed a father of three outside a convenience store in a parking dispute last month — setting off a stand your ground debate that has swept Florida and the n...

 2018-08-13 16:57 

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'Wacky' 'Low Life' Omarosa Is Entirely Trump's Fault...

Donald Trump finally weighed in via Twitter on his favorite Apprentice contestant and former White House staffer, Omarosa, after she released excerpts in a new book and revealed tape recordings she took in the White House. It was Donald Trump who brought ...

 2018-08-13 16:28 

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Not Even Morning Joe Can Rehabilitate Paul Ryan's Reputation...

If they'd have asked Paul Krugman, he'd have told them: The Paul Ryan Story: From Flimflam to Fascism ... On the other hand, I do have some insight into how Ryan — who has always been an obvious con man, to anyone willing to see — came...

 2018-08-13 16:00 

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Turnout Is Tiny For 'White Civil Rights' Rally In Washington Yesterday...

White racists were outnumbered by protesters at the Unite The Right 2 rally in D.C.'s Lafayette Square yesterday: A short and sparsely attended white nationalist rally broke up late Sunday as police ushered the attendees into white vans and drove them...

 2018-08-13 15:56 

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BREAKING: Peter Strzok Fired From The FBI...

Never let it be said that Fox News doesn't run the Trump White House. FBI Agent Peter Strzok was fired this morning, in contradiction to federal employee protocol and FBI regular order. His attorney issued this statement: Full statement from Peter Str...

 2018-08-13 15:05 

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Trump Doesn't Get Time Zones And Called Nepal, 'Nipple'...

The following facts are confirmed this morning: Calling him "President Stupid" is pretty on the mark. Trump has the worst, most incompetent, unprofessional back-stabbing staff in the history of the United States. Even Politico smells the end of th...

 2018-08-13 12:59 

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'Our Cartoon President' Features The Cartoon Rudy Giuliani...

Here's a clip from last night's episode of Our Cartoon President, in which Rudy Giuliani speaks (and I use the term loosely) with Anderson Cooper. It is a devastating take on Rudy, who really is a cartoon. Enjoy!...

 2018-08-13 12:41 

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Bill DeBlasio Critiques Fox News; Brian Stelter Then Compares Him To Trump...

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" yesterday to state that that the news outlets run by Rupert Murdoch "put race front and center, and they try to stir the most negative impulses in this country." "W...

 2018-08-13 03:30 

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Open Thread - 50 Years Of Franklin On Peanuts (Daily Show)...

On topic, this from Driftglass: Open thread below......

 2018-08-13 03:00 

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Late Nite Music Club With King Princess...

The Line of Best Fit: "1950" is a tender song that explores the experience of unrequited love through the lens of queerness, where King Princess sings and plays every instrument on the track. Its strength lies in the way that it delicately articul...

 2018-08-13 02:36 

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'Bikers For Trump' Rail Against Harley-Davidson But Get Their Pro-Trump T-Shirts Made In Haiti...

An interesting nugget from an article in the NY Times on Saturday entitled, Trump's War With Harley-Davidson Has Divided America's Bikers . Seems a certain segment of bikers are especially furious with Harley-Davidson for moving production oversea...

 2018-08-12 20:54 

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DCCC Still Refusing To Back Progressive Primary Winners...

Last Tuesday, one of the most promising candidates running for governor, Abdul El-Sayed of Michigan, lost his race. I tweeted that he ran a great campaign but that it was now time to get behind Gretchen Whitmer and help her defeat Trump's hand-picked ...

 2018-08-12 18:47 

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Fox News Host Leland Vittert On Trump: 'How Can Someone Be Racist' If They Hired Omarosa?...

Fox News host Leland Vittert suggested on Sunday that Donald Trump could not be "racist" because he hired Omarosa Manigault-Newman to work in the White House. During a panel discussion on of Fox News, conservative radio host Steve Deace reflected ...

 2018-08-12 18:14 

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April Ryan On 'Evil' Omarosa: Trump 'Created This Monster' That 'Has Come Back To Bite Him'...

April Ryan didn't pull any punches when asked how she feels about this Trump-created "monster"--Omarosa Manigault-Newman--who has come back to bite him in the you-know-what with her new book and the revelation that she made recordings in the O...

 2018-08-12 17:03 

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Sen. Tim Scott Is The Only Republican To Sign On To The Anti-Lynching Bill...

On CBS's "Face The Nation, " Sen. Tim Scott had a difficult time trying to explain why no other Republican has signed on to the anti-lynching bill that he has put forth. In late June, t hree African-American Senators introduced a bipartisan bi...

 2018-08-12 16:53 

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Fox News Host Asks Giuliani Why He Seems Confused All The Time: 'Do You Feel Disoriented, Mr. Mayor?'...

During an interview with Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, Fox News host Howard Kurtz touched on the former New York mayor's mental health. Kurtz noted that MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Nicole Wallace had both suggested that Giuliani'...

 2018-08-12 16:38 

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Nancy Pelosi Claps Back: 'NBC's Priority Is To Undermine My Prospects As Speaker'...

Jonathan Capehart filled in for Joy Reid this weekend on AM Joy, and something tells me this interview with Nancy Pelosi would have gone very differently had Reid been asking the questions. Topics would have been the same, likely: they would have discusse...

 2018-08-12 16:27 

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Maxine Waters Burns Down Trump Racism: He's Trying To 'Frighten Whites' By Saying 'The Black Woman' Wants To Impeach...

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) vowed on Sunday to continue to pursue the impeachment of Donald Trump even0. though the president recently said that she has a "low I.Q." "I'm not going to be diverted in what I'm doing to bring attention to t...

 2018-08-12 16:26 

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Colorado Couple Fighting To Stop Deportation Of Their 4-year-old Daughter...

In yet another immigration story that makes no sense, authorities are ready to deport a four-year-old girl in Colorado, who was legally adopted in Peru rather than through an international adoption. Amy and Marco Becerra had been working in Peru at the ti...

 2018-08-12 16:16 

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Omarosa Manigault Newman Claims She Recorded John Kelly In The Situation Room...

I have no use for grifter and former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, who has been making the rounds promoting her new book, but the question that's worth asking here is that if Newman was allowed to make these recordings without their knowledge, ...

 2018-08-12 15:08 

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Kellyanne Conway Melts Down Trying To Name One Black Adviser In The West Wing: 'I Didn't Say That There Wasn't!'...

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to Donald Trump, struggled on Sunday when she was asked to name one prominent black adviser who serves the White House in the West Wing. During an interview on ABC's This Week program, host Jonathan Karl noted that former W...

 2018-08-12 15:06 

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Jake Tapper Busts Giuliani After He Flip-flops On Whether Trump Told Comey To 'Go Easy' In Russia Probe...

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani insisted on Sunday that Donald Trump cannot be charged with obstruction of justice because he never told former FBI Director James Comey to go easy on disgraced former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, despite Trump adm...

 2018-08-12 15:00 

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How Much Can We Trust 2018 Election Results?...

At this year's DefCon, a hacking conference, the ease of hacking, both virtually and physically our voting systems was subject number one. Attendee Rachel Tobac demonstrated how no tools or special knowledge allowed her to gain admin access to the vot...

 2018-08-12 14:25 

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Virginia White Supremacist Senate Candidate Attacks Al Sharpton Rather Than Answer Questions About Praising Secession...

Trump-loving, racist, white supremacist Virginia senate candidate Corey Stewart made an appearance on MSNBC's Politics Nation this Sunday and was asked by host Al Sharpton about his remarks during a speech last year where he praised southern secession...

 2018-08-12 14:00 

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Pirro And Fox Guests Discuss: 'Is Mueller A Greater Threat Than Putin To This Country?'...

It was bad enough that Fox News host Jeanine Pirro asked such a question but even worse that her two guests responded by suggesting that special counsel Robert Mueller, a decorated Marine Corps captain and former FBI director , is at least as big a threat...

 2018-08-12 13:00 

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Manafort Trial, Day 9: Delays And A Sealed Sidebar Conversation...

Paul Manafort's trial ran into some delays that caught onlookers by surprise, and fueled plenty of curiosity and rumors as to what caused them. The other point of particular interest involved Judge T.S. Ellis agreeing to seal six pages of a sidebar co...

 2018-08-12 12:59 

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'Women For Trump' Chair Amy Kremer: Ingraham Can't Be Racist Because She Adopted A Guatemalan Child...

Remember this woman from her days as an employee of the astroturf Tea Party Express (which, sadly, CNN did their best to promote and turn into a "movement," following their Koch-funded bus tour around the country)? Sadly, like most recipients of w...

 2018-08-12 12:00 

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Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread...

My daughters and I went to see "Eighth Grade" this week. The movie, the first written and directed by comedian Bo Burnham , is a brilliant slice-of-life that epitomizes every awkward, cringey, yet ultimately beautiful aspect of that transitional a...

 2018-08-12 03:30 

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Open Thread - One Little Question About Space Force...

Open thread below......

 2018-08-12 03:00 

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C&L's Sat Night Chiller Theater: To Catch A Thief (1955)...

Cary Grant. Grace Kelly. Alfred Hitchcock. Pairs well with literally anything. Serve chilled on a hot summer night. Enjoy!...

 2018-08-12 01:30 

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Police Kill About 3 Men Per Day In The US, According To New Study...

There are multiple efforts to count police homicides in the U.S. a katz/shutterstock Frank Edwards , Cornell University and Michael H. Esposito , University of Washington Police in the U.S. kill on average more than 1,000 men per year, or about three men ...

 2018-08-12 00:00 

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Bill Maher Reveals The Identity Of QAnon -- And It's A Shocker!...

Bill Maher made a shocking revelation last night. "Donald Trump was just posing as a disgusting pervert the last half century to gain credibility so he can go after perverts now," he said. "The only thing that would make more sense would be fi...

 2018-08-11 15:03 

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Chris Collins Suspends Reelection Campaign...

Republican Rep. Chris Collins has decided to suspend his campaign for reelection. He posted the following statement on Saturday morning: pic.twitter.com/a3N8tKFpuU — Rep. Chris Collins (@RepChrisCollins) August 11, 2018 Just three days ago, Rep. Col...

 2018-08-11 14:12 

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At Manafort Trial, Tantalizing Glimpses Of A Much Larger Picture...

Nicolle Wallace talked about the long delay in the Manafort trial yesterday. "It is unclear what was discussed in the hours-long secretive meetings or what the delay will mean for Robert Mueller's case against Donald Trump's former campaign ch...

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