Read time: 1 minute

In Memoriam

Wherein we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East as well as notable lives lost.

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the death of one service member in Afghanistan.

SPC Brian K Arsenault, 28, Northborough, MA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3469

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week:

Stand-Up Comedy Legend, Joan Rivers, 81
Sly Pop Artist, Marjorie Strider, 83
Defier of Mandatory Pledge of Allegiance, Lillian Gobitas Klose, 90
Kaypro Personal Computer Pioneer, Andrew Kay, 95
NFL Legend and Former 49er, Charlie Powell, 82
CBS News Legend, Bruce Morton, 83
History Professor on Poverty, Michael Katz, 75
Brazilian Designer, Sergio Rodrigues, 86
Archie & Marvel Comics Illustrator, Stan Goldberg, 82
Author & Nelson Rockefellar Speechwriter, Joseph Persico, 84
Director of Heyday TV Westerns, Andrew McLaglen, 94
Son Of Disgraced Financier Bernard Madoff, Andrew Madoff, 48
Southwest Author, Charles Bowden, 69
Washington Post Editor & Columbia Professor, Stephen D. Issacs, 76
Photographer, Lida Moser, 93
Vietnam War Hero, Bernard F. Fisher, 87
Former Louis Vetton CEO, Yves Carcelle, 66

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team