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Rhiannon12866

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The Daily Social Distancing Show: Kamala Harris's Salute Scandal & Utah's Porn Block



A large container ship blocks the Suez Canal, Vice President Kamala Harris comes under fire for not saluting back to military members when boarding Air Force Two, and Utah wants to require all cell phones sold in the state to block pornography.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 10:45 PM (0 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: What the Hell Happened This Week? - Week of 3/22/21



Maskless spring breakers in Miami, gender discrimination in the NCAA, and THESE DOGS ARE WEARING BOW TIES.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 10:37 PM (0 replies)

GA GOP Gives Itself The Power Trump Wanted: To Overturn Elections They Don't Like - Rachel Maddow



Rachel Maddow looks at how Donald Trump tried to overturn the will of Georgia voters by putting pressure on election officials, and how a new law rushed through by state Republicans gives them new power over election officials to do what Trump was unable to do in 2020. Aired on 03/25/2021.




Republicans Indifferent To Unpopularity Of New Voter Suppression Agenda - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Rachel Maddow looks at the unpopularity of elements of the new Republican voting laws with Georgia voters, but points out that Republicans needn't concern themselves with what is popular with voters when they're giving themselves the power to overturn election results. Aired on 03/25/2021.




How One Man Stood Up To Trump And Saved Democracy For Michigan - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Rachel Maddow looks back on how close Donald Trump and his supporting Republicans came to subverting democracy in Michigan in 2020 but for one man, Aaron Van Langevelde, Republican vice chair of the Michigan State Board of Canvassers, who sided with the rule of law instead. Aired on 03/25/2021.




Georgia Republicans Concentrate Control Over How Elections Are Run - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Ari Berman, senior reporter for Mother Jones, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the most nefarious part of the new Republican election law in Georgia is the way it entrenches the state legislature's power over every aspect of how the state's elections are run. Aired on 03/25/2021.




Only Congress Can Save US Democracy From GOP Attack: Voting Rights Attorney - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Marc Elias, voting rights attorney and founder of Democracy Docket, talks with Rachel Maddow about his concerns that the legal success he and others have had against Donald Trump's lies about the 2020 election have caused some Americans to discount the threat Republicans pose to free and fair elections in the United States. Aired on 03/25/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 03:30 AM (7 replies)

Trump Charges Coming?: Money Probe Hunts For Tax Experts - The Beat With Ari Melber - MSNBC



There are new legal developments in probes against Donald Trump in New York, Georgia and Washington D.C. Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. hired a defense lawyer for a new riot lawsuit. In this digital exclusive, MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on that, the New York DA's hunt for witnesses and a unique Georgia law prosecutors might use against Rudy Giuliani. Aired on 03/25/2021.





Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 02:54 AM (8 replies)

Beto O'Rourke Drives 8.5 Hours To Fight Voter Suppression In Texas - The Last Word - MSNBC



Fmr. Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke explains to Lawrence O'Donnell why he drove 8.5 hours from El Paso to Austin to fight two Republican bills that "are going to do a lot to keep many Texans from being able to vote." Aired on 03/25/2021.




Beto O'Rourke: Biden Is Displaying 'Compassion And Empathy' To Immigrants - The Last Word - MSNBC



Fmr. Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke tells Lawrence O'Donnell about migrant families: "If we want to reduce the suffering that they are going through, especially for their children, then we got to make sure that we look at the underlying causes" of why they are leaving their countries. “Then we will start to live truly in the best traditions of this country." Aired on 03/25/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 01:00 AM (15 replies)

Rep. Clyburn (D-SC) On Filibuster History, Voting Rights Act - Ayman Mohyeldin - MSNBC



House Majority Whip Rep. Clyburn (D-SC) comments on voting rights and the history of the filibuster. "Over time, especially during the Jim Crow era...that filibuster was being used to deny voting rights and civil rights, and that's a fact." Aired on 03/25/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 12:45 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Biden Holds First Press Conference, Ted Cruz Refuses to Wear a Mask: A Closer Look



Seth takes a closer look at Sen. Ted Cruz refusing to wear a mask when talking to reporters and President Biden holding his first press conference as president.


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Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 12:27 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Guest Baratunde Thurston on the Left Checking Out After Biden's Win



Baratunde Thurston talks about his podcast How to Citizen, the fragility of democracy and how economics is at the root of many American problems.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 12:05 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Sen. Ted Cruz Criticizes Democrats for Response to Gun Violence - Monologue 3/24/21




Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 11:50 PM (0 replies)

Georgia Turns Trump's Big Lie Into Law - All In - MSNBC



“It's impossible to ignore the breathtaking cynicism at play here,” says Chris Hayes on Georgia’s new sweeping anti-voter law. “Republicans in the state—trying to make it so less people can vote, so just the people they want to vote can vote.” Aired on 03/25/2021.




Feingold: Voting Rights More Foundational To Democracy Than Filibuster Ever Was - All In - MSNBC



“These voting rights are foundational to our democracy. They are more foundational to our democracy than the filibuster ever has been or ever will be,” says former Sen. Russ Feingold. Aired on 03/25/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 11:15 PM (0 replies)
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