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Rhiannon12866

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Gender: Female
Hometown: NE New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
Member since: 2003 before July 6th
Number of posts: 129,556

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The Daily Social Distancing Show: Guest President Obama - Police Reform & The Impact Of Slogans



President Barack Obama discusses how to approach police reform in America, the impact the Black Lives Matter movement had on him, and why progressives should avoid taking cues from the Republican party.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Dec 16, 2020, 01:00 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump Rejects Plan to Give White House Staff Early COVID-19 Vaccine - Monologue 12/14




Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Dec 16, 2020, 12:47 AM (0 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: All the Ways Georgia Is Suppressing the Vote



Leading up to the January Senate runoffs, Georgia voters are still being suppressed. But who will take home the prize for most suppressed? Roy Wood Jr. and Desi Lydic host America’s Got Suppression to find out.


To help fight racialized voter suppression, lend your support at https://blackvotersmatterfund.org

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Dec 16, 2020, 12:30 AM (0 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: Russia Hacks the U.S. (Again) & The COVID Vaccine Hits the States



Russian hackers attack the U.S. government and steal anti-hacking tools from a cybersecurity firm, and the U.S. begins to roll out Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine nationwide.


Help struggling local restaurants stay open during the pandemic and afterwards: https://thedailyshow.com/SaveRestaurants


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Dec 16, 2020, 12:17 AM (0 replies)

McConnell Congratulates Neil Armstrong on Walking on Moon

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—On Tuesday morning, Senator Mitch McConnell officially congratulated the late Neil Armstrong on becoming the first person to walk on the moon.

Speaking from the well of the Senate, McConnell said that Armstrong “deserves our congratulations” for his heroic feat.

“Mr. Armstrong, by setting foot on the moon, you have served our country well, and I hope all Americans will join me in congratulating you,” McConnell said.

The belated nature of McConnell’s congratulations raised eyebrows in Washington, coming as they did some fifty-one years after the Apollo 11 mission.

But, according to an aide to the Majority Leader, McConnell wanted to be sure that the moon “had been officially walked on” before congratulating Armstrong.

The effect of McConnell’s comments remains unclear, however, with many congressional Republicans still refusing to acknowledge that Neil Armstrong walked on the moon.


Shirt article, no more at link: https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/mitch-mcconnell-congratulates-neil-armstrong-on-walking-on-moon



Photograph from Heritage Images / Getty

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Dec 16, 2020, 12:13 AM (16 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 12/14/20

The Election Is Finally Over: SCOTUS Rejects GOP Suit, Biden's Win Certified By Electoral College



Today the Electoral College certified Joe Biden as America's president-elect, bringing the long and contentious presidential election to an official end. But many, including Stephen Colbert, wonder what should become of the 126 Republican members of Congress who backed an outrageous lawsuit seeking to invalidate the votes from four swing states.




Melania Trump Drops Hints About Her Post-White House Plans



The incredible Laura Benanti reprises her role as First Lady Melania Trump for a satellite interview from the White House, where she confides in Stephen Colbert her real feelings about America's holiday traditions and drops hints at what she might do after her husband leaves office.




Mister Softee Has The Vaccine Distribution Market Cornered



The Pfizer vaccine must be shipped in sub-zero temperatures, so Mister Softee has had to adapt.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 15, 2020, 06:00 AM (4 replies)

Abrams: McConnell Wants To Burn It All Down--And Loeffler, Perdue Hold The Matches - All In - MSNBC



“Mitch McConnell has a vested interest in not only burning the house down, but blocking the firefighters from coming to save us,” says Stacey Abrams. “And unfortunately, Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are happy standing next to him holding the matches.” Aired on 12/14/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 15, 2020, 04:30 AM (4 replies)

Even As Electors Cement Biden Win, Republican Grip On Reality Remains Tenuous - Rachel Maddow



Rachel Maddow looks at bizarre, parallel universe behavior by Republican electors, and physically dangerous behavior by Donald Trump-supporting street gangs, and notes that even as Joe Biden's victory moves even further beyond dispute, Republicans are not facing up to the reality of Trump's loss. Aired on 12/14/2020.




Biden Chief Of Staff Implores Congress To Fund Vaccine Roll Out Before Biden Takes Office - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Ron Klain, chief of staff to President-elect Joe Biden, talks with Rachel Maddow about the things that can still be done to slow the spread of the coronavirus while Americans wait for the vaccine to be distributed more widely, and calls on Congress to fund the very challenging work of coordinating the vaccine's distribution. Aired on 12/14/2020.




Biden Chief Of Staff Sees GOP Politicians Accepting Biden's Win - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Ron Klain, chief of staff to President-elect Joe Biden, sounds a hopeful note about the Biden administration working with Republicans, citing the state Republican elected officials who stood up to pressure from Donald Trump to overturn the election, and a new round of acceptance by national Republicans now that state electors have voted. Aired on 12/14/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 15, 2020, 03:53 AM (0 replies)

Congress Cannot Go Home Until We Address Economic Suffering - Senator Bernie Sanders



Congress cannot go home for the Christmas holidays until we begin to address the economic desperation in this country, and that means providing a $1,200 direct payment to working class adults, $2,400 for couples, and a $500 payment to their children NOW.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 15, 2020, 03:34 AM (10 replies)

Seth Meyers - Electoral College Affirms Biden's Win as First Vaccines Arrive in U.S.: A Closer Look



Seth takes a closer look at Trump and the Republican Party desperately attempting to dismantle our democracy, even after the Electoral College voted to make Joe Biden the next president of the United States.


Late Night with Seth Meyers is supporting God’s Love We Deliver to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. God’s Love We Deliver is a New York City-based organization that for over 30 years has provided personalized meals and nutrition counseling, free of charge, to those living with severe illnesses. With the help of 17,000 volunteers, God’s Love We Deliver provides over 2 million free meals each year to thousands of New York’s most vulnerable. Click the button on the above/below to donate or visit www.glwd.org.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 15, 2020, 01:20 AM (2 replies)
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