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Hometown: NE New York
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Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
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Journal Archives

Racist Relic Caught Creeping Into New Texas Voter Suppression Bill - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC

Rachel Maddow looks back at how the phrase "purity of the ballot box" in the Texas constitution was used as the basis for excluding Black Americans from all-white primaries, and shares video of Texas State Rep. Rafael Anchía calling out Texas State Rep. Briscoe Cain, Republican chair of the Texas State House Elections Committee, for including that phrase in the new Texas voter suppression bill. Aired on 05/07/21.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 05:00 AM (21 replies)

Russian Bounties In Afghanistan Clarified In New Report - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC

Rachel Maddow reviews past reporting about intelligence suggesting that Russia was paying bounties to Afghans for the deaths of U.S. troops, and shares new reporting from the New York Times on newly declassified information that explains the nature of that intelligence and why it was given a "low to moderate" confidence rating. Aired on 05/07/21.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 04:00 AM (4 replies)

Political Fringe Looks To Take Over The Party Of Eisenhower - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Presidential historian Jon Meacham reacts to a new POLITICO report that underscores how Trump has fought with all of the most famous political families of the Republican Party in his effort to take control of the GOP after his re-election loss to Joe Biden which he still refuses to acknowledge. Aired on 05/07/21

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 03:00 AM (2 replies)

Trump Loyalists Seek To Purge GOP Of 2020 Truth Tellers - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Rep. Matt Gaetz and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green launched a pro-Trump tour in Florida on Friday pushing Trump's "Big Lie" on the election - despite the fact Trump lost the 2020 race and tried to overturn a fair election. We discuss the state of the Republican Party with Susan Page and Peter Baker. Aired on 05/07/21.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 02:34 AM (3 replies)

Republicans Promote Covid Relief They Voted Against - The Last Word - MSNBC

Every Republican voted against President Biden’s popular Covid relief plan yet many Congressional Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, are celebrating parts of the plan. Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor John Fetterman joins Ali Velshi to discuss what Republican hypocrisy and spreading the Big Lie means for the GOP in the 2022 midterms. Lt. Gov. Fetterman says, Republicans believe “if you can’t traffic in reality, you traffic in fantasy.” Aired on 05/07/21.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 02:00 AM (1 replies)

Mitch McConnell Declares WAR on America - The MeidasTouch Podcast

In a moment of crisis, Mitch McConnell has decided to declare war on America itself.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 01:30 AM (4 replies)

Michael Cohen On Giuliani: 'He's Going To Get Stiffed' - The ReidOut - MSNBC

New reporting suggests that Trump fixer Rudy Giuliani may be cash strapped as he faces a criminal investigation and two defamation lawsuits. Michael Cohen says, "Let me be very clear, he's (Rudy Giuliani) going to get stiffed. Donald Trump does not pay legal bills … He thought Donald Trump was going to pay him $140k a day, he has a better chance at sling-shooting himself to the moon. It's impossible." Aired on 05/07/21.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 01:01 AM (9 replies)

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - 5/7/21

Monologue: The Big Lie

Bill kicks off Mother's Day weekend with jokes about the GOP's identity crisis and an errant Chinese rocket.

John McWhorter on "Black Fragility"

Linguistics professor and "Nine Nasty Words" author John McWhorter joins Bill Maher for a common-sense conversation about race.

New Rule: Sex, Drugs & GOP

In his editorial New Rule, Bill reminds Democrats that they're supposed to be the party of free love and good times – and to leave the uptight fun-sucking to Republicans.

Here's a "bootleg" version of the show which includes the the entire interview with John McWhorter (7:20) and panel discussion with Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and Rick Wilson (The Lincoln Project) (22:14), Bill's "funny bit" (38:06) and complete New Rules (47:00). It won't last long, as usual:

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat May 8, 2021, 12:30 AM (6 replies)

Seth Meyers - Giuliani's Allies Demand Trump Pay Him for 2020 Election Representation - 5/6/21

How the Jury Reached a Verdict in the Chauvin Trial

Late Night writer Jeff Wright gives an inside look on how the Chauvin trial jurors reached their verdict.

CORRECTIONS: Week of Monday, May 3

Seth Meyers takes a moment to address some of the errors from this week of Late Night, like mispronouncing "turmeric" and incorrectly naming Sleeping Beauty’s prince as Prince Charming.

Trump Calls for Ballot Recount, Biden Raises Refugee Limit: Late Night’s News of the Week

All the news and jokes you missed from the week of May 3.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri May 7, 2021, 11:00 PM (2 replies)

The Daily Show: Sending Mean Tweets Gets Harder & The Belgium-France Border Gets Moved Accidentally

A new Twitter feature detects mean replies and prompts users to review before sending, and a Belgian farmer alters the country’s border with France by mistake.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri May 7, 2021, 10:50 PM (0 replies)
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