MSNBC, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Nov. 18, 2015. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2015/11/chris-matthews-goes-rails-again-over
It was only a matter of time
51 years ago this week, President Johnson signed a $1 billion anti-poverty bill called the Economic Opportunity Act. “Freedom,” he said, “is not enough.” What happened?
In Nike, President Obama may well have found the perfect place to promote yet another job-destroying, billionaire-enriching trade deal.
Fox News, Your World with Neil Cavuto, Dec. 9, 2014. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/12/foxs-cavuto-and-stein-try-conflate
Fox's Neil Cavuto and Ben Stein want their viewers to believe their latest trumped up ACA "scandal" is somehow the equivalent of the Pentagon Papers and the Vietnam war.
This is my first post on C&L and I usually post about Governor, Senate and Congressional races on the Daily Kos. I've mainly been covering the 2014 races but I am also covering a big race that's going to happen in 2016. No, it's not the Presidential election, it's the U.S. Senate race going on in Pennsylvania (my home state) where decorated Admiral, former Congressman and 2010 U.S. Senate candidate, Joe Sestak (D. PA), is seeking a rematch against Tea Party Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA). Sestak has published an op-ed piece in time for Memorial Day regarding our Veterans coming home from battle and the sever problems they face. I have been give permission to republish the op-ed piece by Sestak's campaign and it's worth a read. Please read below.
Lawrence O'Donnell had a few words for the pundits hyperventilating over the "explosive" revelations in Robert Gates' upcoming memoir and the notion that it's the president's job to "trust the generals."
It's about time we had an album night here at C&L, so I figured I'd start with something a little more unique rather than one of the classics.
Nearly 40 years after the war, American vets who live in Vietnam are working to foster reconciliation between the two countries, while other former US soldiers are traveling there to find 'closure.'